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Visual musician’s display sounds like good time

The first time artist Scramble Campbell visited Red Rocks was during a sold-out run of Widespread Panic performances in 2000. In that kind of atmosphere, he couldn’t help but do what comes … more

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 … more

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 … more

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more

Lakewood Improvement district director receives leadership award

Americans for the Arts recently honored the executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District. William Marino, who also is board chair for 40 West Arts and founder of The … more

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. … more

Arvada looks to expand arts and culture in city

Through the Arvada Arts and Culture Master Plan, the city hopes to make places that deepen community attachment; invest in the future of arts and culture; create events for every generation; and make … more

Presenting Denver offers first dance steps

Attend many festivals and large parties around the metro area, and there’s usually a dance component to them — everything from cultural and traditional to more modern styles. But that is just a … more

Meet your favorite maker at Comic Con

It is easy to get swept up in all the glitz and celebrity when attending Denver Comic Con, but it’s the writers and artists who are responsible for creating the worlds we love to get lost in. One … more

Culture is illuminated after dark

Visit Denver’s cultural hot spots like the Denver Zoo or Museum of Nature & Science during a summer day and you’ll see children of all ages running around everywhere. While it’s always fun … more

Dancing to a new sense of place

Dance might not be the first medium people think of when they think of politics on the stage, but that’s not how the minds behind 3rd Law Dance/Theater think about things. The issues of migration, … more

Spring brings musical masterpiece

Who can say what goes into the creative process? There’s no way to map the path from muse to inspiration to trial and error and finally the finished work. Yet that’s just what Steven Sondheim … more

Young Artist Award goes to flutist from Golden

Flutist Megan Doyle, a senior at Golden High School, has been named the 42nd Annual recipient of the Denver Concert Band’s Young Artist Award and will perform “Concertino for Flute Op. 107” by … more

Past pays off in Arvada Center exhibit

So many artists first discovered their talent and passion for the arts in school. That might have been in the arts module during elementary school, or maybe a ceramics class in high school. That was … more

Planting seeds for opera appreciation

Even opera singers understand that their artform of choice can be easy to make fun of at times, even if the things people assume about opera are wrong. “People think operas are impossible to … more

Fashion Week celebrates dynamic scene

When people think about fashionable cities, most probably imagine places like New York City, Paris, or Milan. Wherever they imagine, odds are, Denver doesn’t rank high on the list. In recent years, … more

Calling all women

The Athena Project has an inspiring effect on the people and artists who get involved with the annual festival. Just ask Dominique Flores, the events coordinator with Athena. “I started as an … more

After race to the finish, Local Foods opens

Westminster’s Local Food Market was two years in the planning and four months in the making: they weren’t about let a little thing like a shelf tag glitch stop their grand opening. The … more

Arvada Center has the good Sense to sit down

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once had a simple explanation for his success. “Never stand up when you can sit down.” In that spirit, the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, is … more
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