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A quick and quirky look at little-known bits of history is a lot of fun

What’s done is done. You can’t go back and erase the past, as much as you might try. You can alter its affects, make excuses for it, or pretend it never happened, but what’s done is done. And …

‘Kaleidoscope’ juried exhibit opens at college

The annual community exhibit, “Kaleidoscope,” is open through Aug. 3 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College/Littleton, offering a varied look at works by artists in the …

Golden Summer Jam featured fun and fiddles

About 400 people enjoyed live music and community fun on July 12 at the Golden Civic Foundation’s annual Golden Summer Jam. This year, the event took place at the Colorado Railroad Museum and, …
Coming Attractions

Autograph session is sign of affection

As someone who has spent several years working in a bookstore can attest to, readers of the romance genre are some of the most dedicated and voracious readers one will come across. Which means it’s …

Sunday fun day at Arvada Farmers Market

Children, adults and dogs alike beat the heat in the fountains in the middle of Olde Town Square. Local farmers and vendors border the square hawking everything from hand crafted pastries to locally …
Arts & Entertainment

‘Pink Progression’ exhibition pays tribute to Women’s March events

Turn right as you enter the Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive and admire the sleek pink “Ourobouros,” a huge pink snake, circling to bite its tail, by Emma Hardy and Rebecca DiDomenico. It …

First Friday art walk in Arvada connects art with community

As Arvadans kicked off the first weekend in July eating dinner, browsing stores and galleries, listening to live music, and wandering Olde Town, the works of local artisans were on display for the …

Foothills Art Center celebrates 50th with 168 hours of art

From aerialists to quilts, a new week-long event in Golden will feature a variety of art for all to enjoy. ARTSWEEK GOLDEN takes place July 16-22 at various in-and-outdoor venues. It is being put on …

Musical brings theater back to Olde Town

Before raising children, Deanna Giles studied theater and music. Now, as an empty-nester, she is getting back to her passion — which led her to write a full-length musical with 16 songs titled, …
Local Life

Filming likely to grow in Colorado

When Parker resident Michelle Ullman began preparing for the first season of her television show, “On the Menu with Michelle Ullman,” it was important that she “put our fork where our mouth …
Columnists

BDT Stage brings the magic with “The Little Mermaid”

The BDT Stage presentation of the charming musical is magical. My granddaughter, Lauren Heaton was very pleasantly surprised to see her old friend, Cole LaFonte (Prince Eric) who was our beverage …
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Picture yourself in an oil painting

As someone who has visited countless art galleries over the years, a common question I have is what it takes to be a model for one of these artworks. Who has that special something that inspires an …
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Lakewood Cultural Center announces new season

Variety is the name of the game in the Lakewood Cultural Center’s newly announced LCC Presents 2018-2019 season. “We’re just a 320-seat theater, so every performance here is very intimate,” …

Guessing games are great way to help young kids learn

Children love guessing games. A favorite activity to do with young children is called “What’s in the Box?” It’s something that parents and grandparents can do anytime, anywhere to get young …

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Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had …
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