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Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art … more

Painter makes Golden a "window wonderland" during holidays

During a year where many holiday traditions have had to be altered or even canceled altogether, one seasonal pleasure that feels all the more special for remaining mostly unchanged is a walk down … more

Merry and bright: A guide to Golden's best holiday light displays

In a year that has been sadly short on joy and wonder, holiday lights might just be the most visible sign of the holiday season that can raise your spirits. Luckily, Golden has no shortage of … more

Congregation Beth Evergreen lighting the way

Miracles. Gratitude. Joy. As families at Congregation Beth Evergreen celebrated Hanukkah this week, they also celebrated the miracle of family, talked about their gratitude for the blessings in their … more

A historical (railway) connection between Idaho Springs and Silver Plume

For the first time in more than 35 years, Colorado and Southern Coach #70 has left the station — or rather, its spot behind Idaho Springs City Hall — and is once again connecting two Clear Creek … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

A little joy, magic for Christmas

Whitney Pickering knows how to create Christmas magic. Children are filled with wonder and parents are grateful for the joy she has brought as she helps Santa respond to kids’ letters. The Wah … more

Miners Alley is a home four holiday theater

Holiday theater is a big deal, as Len Matheo, executive and artistic director at Miners Alley Playhouse, well understands. He estimates that the theater makes about 25 percent of its yearly income in … more

A magic artistic touch

Tatiana Lee’s home is wallpapered in her paintings. The Snyder Mountain resident has been painting so much that the walls of her home — living room, kitchen, bedrooms, hallways and even the … more

Holiday series will take place on virtual stage

Why are we surprised that the always creative Arvada Center has come up with a new holiday entertainment? “The Family Tree: A Virtual Holiday Comedy” deals with the situation may of us are … more

Denver native’s art grabs attention

Denver native and skilled painter Jeff Velarde’s images tend to stand out in a gallery — and they tell stories about cities and the people who live in them, with precise lines and angles, dense … more

‘Harvey’ playwright led rich life in Denver

“I’m an old stage and drama teacher,” said Colorado author Mimi Pockross, who has recently published a charming book about a theater legend, Denver’s Mary Coyle Chase, whose Pulitzer … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Miles of secrets in the Mile High City

Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely … more

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of … more

Denver metro area recording studios offer sound options

Music of various genres. Podcasts. Work presentations on a green screen. Slam poetry. Music videos. Making movies for film school. These are the types of works patrons have produced at free recording … more

Walk-in Jeffco Library service returns

The Jefferson County Public Library system has announced the restart to wali-in libsarary service. The county public health department has given guidance to the libraries, leading the system to once … more

New members are needed for Golden Gardeners

“I give my pledge as an American To save and faithfully defend from waste The national resources of my country Its forests, water and wildlife.” — Conservation Pledge for the Golden Gardeners One of Golden’s oldest social and … more
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