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Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

Playhouse crosses fingers for HB22-1409

The curtain is about to close this year’s legislative session and creative types from across the state are hoping the Colorado Community Revitalization Grant program gets a $20 million encore. more

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent … more

Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to return to Olde Town Arvada after two-year layoff

The world’s only festival focusing on archtop guitars is returning to Arvada after a two-year COVID-19-induced layoff, with the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to come to Olde Town from … more

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Mother’s Day activities in good old Golden

As it snowed on my car last night, I was reminded that spring in Colorado is a little different than a lot of other places. Around here, April showers may bring May flowers, but they can also make you sorry you put your snow shovel away so far in the back of the garage. But, May is just around the corner. more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Quilt museum announces two new shows

The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum has announced two fresh new shows running April 18 through July 16. more

Something for everyone at Miners Alley Playhouse

As the season’s weather changes, so do the seasons of performances in the arts. Theaters, symphonies, ballet companies and art galleries all have their own seasons and make changes to their programming as the they progress, just like the weather keeps changing. more

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is … more

Experiencing Mexico in Denver

Tacos, Chihuahuas and low riders. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. But no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without the music and the dancers in their colorful costumes. “It’s … more

Revitalizing Malinche's legacy

About 500 years ago, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors captured Tenochtitlán, the great Aztec city known today as Mexico City. While this history is well documented, Victoria Lyall, the Jan and … more

A deeper dive into the character of Margaret Tobin Brown

Shortly before she boarded the HRS Titanic in the spring of 1912, wealthy socialite and activist Margaret Tobin Brown played tourist in Egypt. The 45-year-old Denverite explored the pyramids by camel … more

Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Wheat Ridge seeks young artists to create murals

The Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission are looking for six emerging young artists to have their artwork showcased at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center. more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

Walk Dinosaur Ridge for an eye-opening experience

Last night I stopped by a take-out restaurant to grab a bite to eat, and while I was waiting there I had a couple in their early 20s standing close to me. more

‘Blue Ridge’ brings ‘hell-raising’ centerstage

The regional premiere of Abby Rosebrock’s ‘Blue Ridge’ opens April 15 at the Miners Alley Playhouse in downtown Golden. more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more
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