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Couple finds hope for love in upcoming Miners Alley play

Actor Bill Hahn says theater is always a high wire act. But it becomes an even more difficult one when the show only involves two performers. “It’s a challenge from the standpoint of there are no … more

Chocolate-themed event returning to Olde Town in February

Those looking to satisfy a chocolate craving before Valentine’s Day are invited to Olde Town Feb. 1, where nearly 20 chocolatiers will participate in this year’s A Chocolate Affair event. The … more

Registration open for Apex spring sports leagues

As Arvada native Darren Doherty and his family were eating dinner one night, they realized that, between them, “we had eight of the 10 people we would need for a softball team, all here and … more

Tattoos for Australia

When Peter Pridhorsky was growing up, he had the opportunity to travel to Australia. He loved watching Steve Irwin, the Australian television personality “The Crocodile Hunter,” and grew an … more

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off … more

Viking up for UllrGrass

Colorado is home to no shortage of bluegrass and beer festivals. But while most of those events embrace the warmth and festiveness of lazy summer afternoons and nights, there’s only one local event … more

Q&A with Collin Parson

303 Magazine’s annual “Denver Artists to Watch” list included a well-known Arvada name as the Arvada Center’s Collin Parson was praised for his artistic influence on the area. Parson was … more

Arvada parent publishes picture book with ADHD theme

“Victor and the Vroom,” the debut picture book by Arvada-based freelance writer and parent Lydia Rueger, features a regular car with a not-so-regular engine. The story is based on Rueger’s … more

Poetry, comedy, music and heaping helping of beans

Jerry Cunningham is not the kind of guy who would’ve ever expected to end up on the board of directors of Golden’s annual Colorado Cowboy Gathering. After all, for a long time, this … more

School of Mines band taking a Roman holiday

This week, the Colorado School of Mines’ marching band is taking its act out of the country for only the second time in its 108-year history. The destination? Rome, where a mix of around 80 current … more

Theaters offer variety through rest of season

Winter has many appealing facets besides that beautiful mountain snow — arts events are top of the list for me and I’m looking forward to revisiting Monet’s art at the Denver Art Museum, plus … more

Focus on the FLOTUS in new book

The chair you now sit in was once occupied by someone else. You are the second or fifth or 44th to hold the job but get ready: in this position, everything you do is critiqued and measured against … more

Start a new decade loud, quiet or with a roar

With the metro area's cultural scene booming, New Year's Eve offers a way to ring in 2020 for everyone. I've selected five options, ranging from small and intimate to big and brash, which will allow … more

Immersive experience is holiday display on steroids

Yes, I know it’s a long way to Aurora for some of you, but Camp Christmas offers such a happy destination that I’m hoping readers will consider a trek. The giant Hangar at Stanley Marketplace is … more

Let there be lights

David Martin is beginning to be known around his neighborhood as “the Christmas lights guy.” His house, at 831 S. Kline Way in Lakewood, is known for its extravagant display of multi-colored … more

Students sell artwork ‘for the greater good’

As families poured in to Arvada High School for the annual Empty Bowls event, which sees area elementary, middle and high school students make and sell ceramic bowls for charity, 10-year-old Solomon … more

Colorado Brew Plus and Outdoor Lab partner for Colorado Gives Day

Jefferson County is a generous community. “And when you live in Jefferson County,” said Paige Brophy, executive director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation, “you want to give back in any way you … more

Tire Mom’s new book shares story of loss and healing

It’s common knowledge how important vehicle maintenance is to having a safe driving experience, but there’s one thing many don’t consider until there’s a problem — tire condition. Diana … more

The play's the thing: New era of playgrounds brings more risk, reward for kids

Millennial parents who haven’t visited a playground in a decade or two are in for a surprise: The new era of playgrounds is a heck of a lot more fun than the safety-obsessed playscapes of the 1990s … more

DFF encourages wide-eyed viewing

With all the streaming services out there, and all the devices capable of becoming a movie screen, film festivals provide a fading resource — an opportunity to see independent and streaming movies … more
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