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Horse culture still kicking in modern West

In 1950, metro Denver’s population hovered right around 500,000. Farms and horse properties could still be found throughout the close-in suburbs. By the mid-1970s, the population had more than … more

Watermedia exhibition is an artistic tribute

If you had ever been in Ruth Morehouse and David Schnarch’s house when they lived in Evergreen, it would have been apparent that they appreciate art. “There was art all over our house,” said … more

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Denver Art Museum opens reimagined Martin Building

The Denver Art Museum has reopened the Martin Building, formerly called the Ponti or North Building, after renovation initiated by a $25 million lead gift by Lanny and Sharon Martin. A celebration on … more

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Virtual racing series runs a thin line between heaven and hell

Hell is a relative term. Removing it entirely from any theological context, it generally indicates pain, misery, even anguish. But on the other hand, it’s sort of a fun word too — mischievous and … more

Late autumn can still delight anglers and aspen-watchers

There are so many pluses awaiting the outdoors person during the fall Colorado landscape change of scene. None, however, equals the mystic, constant color change occurring among the striking aspen … more

‘Cross Words’ is new work by local playwright

The configuration of the smallish Bond Trimble Theatre at Vintage Theatre in Aurora dictates a set, designed by company director Bernie Cardell, that has the audience almost in the living room/dining … more

Something to crow about at Arvada's scarecrow fest

The 25th annual Festival of Scarecrows was held in Olde Town Square on Oct. 9, ringing in the fall with a host of autumnal activities including costume parades, pumpkin and zucchini weighing … more

Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club hosts 2nd Annual 'Tossin’ 4 Tots’

For the second year in a row, the Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club held its "Tossin 4 Tots" cornhole tournament fundraiser at the Allen House Pavilion. The Oct. 2 event benefitted local … more

Films search for a way forward at Vail Film Festival

Movies have never been more accessible than they are right now. With the constant announcement of new streaming services and studio acquisitions, movies can feel like disposable “content,” … more

Get your spook on: Denver has many Halloween happenings for all ages

Whether you’re looking for tricks or treats, haunting entertainment, family fun time or simply somewhere to go decked out in your favorite Halloween costume that you didn’t get to wear last year, … more

Newman Center returns as community hub

For so many communities, arts centers are hubs of connection and creativity — places where people can go for entertainment and education. Which made the COVID-19 pandemic especially damaging, since … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

Arvada Historical Society hosts 18th annual cemetery tour

On a breezy fall afternoon, five prominent figures in Arvada’s history were brought back to life by members of the Arvada Historical Society as part of the 18th Annual Cemetery Tour. The tours were … more

Digging for history at Golden’s Astor House

Archaeology isn’t all holy grails and temples of doom — there’s also community archaeology, which focuses on members of the community exploring the stories of people who lived their lives in … more

Denver-area arts programs offer path to 'shared experience'

Seemingly ever-rising levels of political polarization — particularly amid issues of the coronavirus pandemic — may be wearing on Coloradans, but one place where all of that can melt away is at … more

Local musician receives lifetime award signed by Biden

With an independent career spanning decades and playing with some of music’s top performers such as Anita Baker, Whitney Houston and The Temptations, it is no surprise that Gerald Albright was … more

Jackalope Arts Festival comes to Arvada's Olde Town

The Jackalope Arts Festival came to Olde Town Arvada for the first time on Sept. 18 and 19, showcasing handmade goods made by over 60 local artisans from across the state. The festival was free of … more

Let’s hear it for the band - and orchestra too!

Football, soccer — a lot of fall school activities get a lot of press coverage every year while another pursuit that requires practice, dedication, teamwork and a lot of hard work goes relatively … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more
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