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Season 3 airs of show that’s ‘putting Arvada on the map’

When Rodman Schley first set out to reduce his carbon footprint, he never expected that his quest to learn more about activities like green building and beekeeping would turn into a public television … more

Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - … more

Lavender Festival to be fragrant fiesta

More than 2,000 lavender plants will perfume the air at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms on July 20, when they are especially celebrated with what is planned to be an annual event — the … more

Theater guild names Henry Award nominees

Professionals, educators and theater lovers pore over the many quality theater productions in Colorado to come up with the nominees for the annual Henry Awards. Established in 2006, the Henry Awards … more

‘Living history’ locomotive returns home after 12 years

Rail fans from across the country are excited that an iconic Rio Grande Southern locomotive will soon be in operation again. “It’s an important piece of railroad history, and to actually be able … more

Apollopalooza celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

For those who weren’t alive on the night of July 20 a half-century ago, it’s difficult to imagine what it must’ve been like to see men land on the moon for the first time. For the millions … more

Photos: Blue Knights march on in Denver

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps came to Denver on June 20 to play a stand-still performance during Civic Center Eats. The corps usually plays in formations but did a standing concert at the … more

Thousands expected to attend Arvada on Tap

This Saturday, Arvada on Tap is back for its fifth year, inviting event-goers to sample beers from 35 different breweries. The event will be held at Ralston Park Addition on Simms Street and 64th … more

Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate … more

Taste of Arvada shows ‘everything the city has to offer’

This year’s Taste of Arvada saw the event turn from an October tradition to a summer festivity as the annual restaurant competition took place on June 13. Along with the date change, this year … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more

Baby goats to provide one-of-a-kind experience for yoga class

There’s something about being around silly baby goats that brings a smile to people’s faces. “It makes people happy,” said Lili Shelton, the wellness and fitness director at Mount Vernon … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival promises magical season

The eight-week Colorado Renaissance Festival kicks off its 43rd summer on Saturday, June 15, with a treasure trove of magic, artisans and entertainment in Larkspur, 30 minutes south of Denver and … more

It’s Criterium time again in Wheat Ridge

Cyclists from across the state will compete on June 9 at the Criterium and Brewfest in downtown Wheat Ridge. During each of the day’s races, participants ride as many laps of the 1-mile circuit as … more

Middle school teacher lives ‘childhood dream’ as pro gamer

Three and a half years ago, Arvada resident Josh Shoeman entered and won his first gaming tournament, also winning his first prize: a sandwich from Cheba Hut. The tournament saw players go … more

Get away by staying nearby this summer in the Denver metro area

For adventurers, Colorado offers fourteeners, national forests and famous sand dunes, but if you live in the Denver metro area and aren’t fond of hours-long drives, the state is still home to many … more

Treasure hunting for great reads

All the smiles are wonderful. Whether it be an adult who found a book that completes a his or her collection by a certain author, or a little kid who can’t wait to take home their bag full books … more

PHOTOS: Denver Pop Culture Con

The name might have changed this year, but Denver Pop Culture Con was as brash and big as ever. Taking place at the Convention Center from May 31 through June 2, thousands of geeks, nerds, … more

Former Girl Scout seeks successor to plan run

Birthdays are a big deal at Wheat Ridge’s Kullerstrand Elementary School, where every morning, students are invited over the intercom system to the front office for their birthdays. The students … more

Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy … more
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