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Writers meet readers, readers meet writers at Tattered Cover

For decades, the Tattered Cover Book Store has played a crucial role in the literary scene of the Denver area. Between off-site and in-store locations, the independent bookstore hosts around 500 …
Storyline Fellowship bought and renovated the former Arvada Walmart Neighborhood Market, at 14605 W. 64th Ave. in Arvada.

From groceries to a gathering place

As you walk into the lobby at Storyline Fellowship’s new home, you’re greeted with modern architecture, a fireplace and plenty of cozy seats to gather and drink coffee from local roaster Two …
Mary Stobie

Geezers in a conversation about news

Editor’s note: This is part five of a series of columns. At the Geezer Recreation Center there is a table with newspapers, sofas and chairs. After yoga I’m ready to write my next Geezer column in …

Check out the state’s passport program to experience the outdoors

Now that we’ve said goodbye to 2018, the Division of Parks and Wildlife has an interesting and exciting menu coming in early 2019. If you already spend considerable time in the Colorado outdoors or …
People practice yoga during Mount Vernon Canyon Club’s summer wellness retreat. The Winter Wellness Retreat: RESOLUTION KICK-OFF takes place on Jan. 12.

Mount Vernon Canyon Club invites community to wellness retreat

People tend to go on what Lili Shelton, Mount Vernon Canyon Club's wellness and fitness director, calls a spree during the holidays. So, it's generally around the time that the New Year begins when …
Arts & Entertainment
Fiber optic lights in “Natura Obscura,” an Immersive exhibit opened at Museum of Outdoor Arts on Jan. 11.

‘Natura Obscura’ offers journey to dream forest

Immersive art experiences are happening across the nation these days and we are fortunate to have an absolutely delightful art-surround experience, “Natura Obscura,” awaiting us at the Museum of …
The new IMAX movie “CUBA” includes great coverage of Old Havana’s historic architecture.

Cuba comes to life at Denver museum

“Cuba 2D” and “Cuba in Denver” offer a most inviting look at a rather near neighbor — but just for a short while longer. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit, organized by the …
Moo Bar inside Denver Milk Market.

Food and market halls blossom in Denver metro area

Mark Shaker sees a combination of factors as to why food halls — modern, cafeteria-style markets — have a firm grasp on the Denver metro area’s food scene. “One, I think (food halls) create …
Carl and Johnsie Nielson recently celebrated 70 years of marriage.

Arvada couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Carl and Johnsie Nielson say the key to a long marriage is sharing. They should know: The Arvada couple celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 25. Carl, 92, and Johnsie, 90, married on …
Jon Chandler of Commerce City, center, performs during the 2016 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Chandler is one of about 20 artists who will perform at this year’s event, which takes place Jan. 18-20 at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden.

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy …
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Coming Attractions

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to …
Coming Attractions

Challenging times reflect in diverse albums

I think it’s fair to say most of us will remember 2018 as a pretty tumultuous year. It seems like every week there was some kind of unusual or momentous happening. Contentious elections, dire …
Coming Attractions

Eat the wheat, test the taste — it’s scientific

There's a stereotype that scientific research belongs in cold, sterile laboratories to people with Ph.D.s and white lab coats. But at the Genetics Taste Lab at the Denver Museum of Nature & …
Mary Stobie

Calling all geezers, even late at night: Fourth in a series

Last night I heard my cell phone ring. I wondered who could be calling me at 11 p.m. I answered the phone and heard an unfamiliar man’s voice. Me: Hello, is this an emergency? Caller: You could say …
Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will," playing at Benchmark Theatre.
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Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But …
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