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Party at The Edge of a new future

The Edge Theatre's seventh annual Edgy Awards on Dec. 11 was a bittersweet one for the Lakewood-based theater company. It was an opportunity to celebrate a dynamic year on the stage, but it was also … more

Honing the craft at writers’ workshops

Colorado doesn’t have the same literary reputation as places like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, but there’s something about the state that draws men and women of letters here. Beat prophets … more

Wheat Ridge gets into the spirit of the season

The mood was merry in te line of eager youngsters and their parents waiting in line for a children's choo-choo that circulated during the Wheat Ridge 2017 Holiday Celebration and tree … more

Shining a light on the season

Even though Grace Ramírez is a Denver native and works for the City of Denver, it’s still a thrill to see downtown and the Denver City and County Building all lit up for the season. “It’s been … more

Going beyond English for all inclusive libraries

During the first few years after Gloria Pérez-Álvarez moved from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the U.S. in Jefferson County, she would only venture out into the community for necessary errands such as to … more

Santa House readies for another year of helping families

Over the past 12 years, the Santa House in Arvada has provided gifts to 9,337 families and 26,432 children and its volunteers are getting ready to open for another season. “It’s really incredible … more

Author thrills readers with visit to Denver

More than 1,000 excited readers arrived at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on Nov. 15 for “An Evening with Dan Brown,” jointly presented by Douglas County Libraries and Tattered Cover Book Store. … more

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … more

Holiday shopping with a twist

When it comes to holiday shopping, chain stores and online outlets will try to pull in customers with quantity of items and deals. But to find that unique gift — one specially and limitedly created … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Taste of Arvada features best bites in town

New and old, sweet or bold — all those flavors and more were on display to tickle the tastebuds of food and drink lovers at the 2017 Taste of Arvada on Oct. 26. The event sold out again this year, filling the Apex Center with folks eager to … more

Going to great depths for a good time

Space, the final frontier. While that’s a frontier most of us won’t have the chance to explore, two-thirds of Earth has the next best thing — open water for scuba diving. “Just like in space travel, you get that same weightlessness and … more

19th-century Paris saw brave women artists

“You had to go there!” said Suzanne Ramljak of the American Federation of Arts, which organized the show, “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism,” now open through Jan. 14 at the Denver Art Museum. Impressionism was … more

Preschoolers test toys

Arvada preschoolers spent a week in September testing the latest toy trends: interactive building blocks, colorful sand, squishy shapes and more. Children ages 6 years old and younger of The Goddard School, 14679 W 87th Pkwy., piloted toys made by … more

Olde Town welcomes trick or treaters

Dressed as The Beast, from Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” Mike Bonnema accompanied his three-year-old daughter, Kayla, in her gold Belle dress through the streets of Olde Town Arvada Friday, Oct. 27. Their family has made attending the Olde … more

National effort is a novel approach to writing

A frustrated writer with a book in mind, Sherry Duff kept getting into lulls on her progress. “I was inspired at first. Then you get this lull because real life happened,” Duff said. “In the lull, I let everything else get in the way of my … more
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