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Making living with bruins bear-able

The bears are awake, and a new group in the foothills wants to encourage more residents to have bear-resistant trash cans. Bear Aware hopes to create an awareness campaign to take to homeowners …
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New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected …
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Upcoming Earth Day a real tree’t

Look down. Right now, just take a second and look down. You are either sitting, standing or laying on something. Maybe it’s a chair, a floor or a bed but look a little farther down. Maybe you …
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Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
Actor Gregory Peck and his wife Veronique are shown in 1965, part of an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum through July 18.

Museum celebrates elegant wardrobe, lifestyle

Charmeuse, jacquard, organza, surah are among the fabrics included in Denver Art Museum’s current exhibition of “Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck,” …

Runners get off the starting line at the 2020 Hope House Colorado 5k and Fun Run.

Arvada-based nonprofit for teen moms will host 5K on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park

Hope House Colorado, a nonprofit based in Arvada that provides resources for teen moms, will host its 8th annual 5k and Fun Run fundraising event on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park. The 5k will begin at 9 …
Arts & Entertainment
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …
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Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …
Dramatic sunsets are common throughout Colorado.

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and …

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A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit …
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Some tips on getting your shot

I hope I’m not putting the cart before the horse here, but I was finally able to get an appointment for a COVID vaccination for my wife and I tomorrow. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that nothing …
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The Max and Ivan show

As human beings, we have come to think of ourselves as the dominant species on the planet and as such, get to feeling like we are in control of everything. Then, along comes a force of nature to …
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A round-up of events that reflect the changes of a year in COVID-19

It’s difficult to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant feature of our lives for right around a full year. Few industries were stopped dead in their tracks the way the performing arts …
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Goosetown takes off again

It looks like things are starting to open up around the area. COVID levels have dropped and Jefferson County has been elevated to Level Blue which means that restaurants and bars can operate at 50% …

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A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …
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