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Ring in New Year’s, with a twist

Denver metro-area residents know the scene well: Hordes of friends and families huddled in downtown Denver to watch the fireworks wave the closing year goodbye. But if the cold and crowds — and in … more

Foundation hosts holiday tea

The tea, held at Arvada West High School, 11595 Allendale Drive, brought together families and alumni from several generations to celebrate the holidays and enjoy in an afternoon tea and raise awareness for the Arvada West High School … more

Arvada lights up Olde Town

Arvada residents gathered around Olde Town Square Dec. 4 for the annual tree lighting. Before lighting up the large tree decorated for Christmas, Arvada Mayor Marc Williams remarked that the crowd … more

‘Wizard of Oz’ premieres in Colorado Ballet shows

As a forward to his original “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” published in May 1900, L. Frank Baum wrote: “A time for a newer set of wonder tales ... without stereotypic genie, dwarf and fairies … more

The magic touch of Harry Potter

Trivia nights. Beer festivals. Running clubs. Theme parks. Symphony concerts. Quidditch teams. All are present-day examples of groups and activities inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter in … more

WinterFest encourages people outside

A Friday night snow was the perfect addition to WinterFest, held Saturday, Feb. 23 in McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada. The event, presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission, launched last year to … more

Art Drop Arvada hides local art in public

Twice a month, art is scattered throughout Arvada for people to find and take home with them. The idea is to connect the community with local artists and to get them excited about owning a piece of … more

‘Twist Your Dickens,’ ‘Elf’ at opposite ends of holiday fare

The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments … more

Kites fly in Arvada

The sun was shining and thousands of people came out to Stenger Soccer Complex April 7 for the 17th annual Arvada Kite Festival. The free event, which takes place during National Kite Month, is a … more

Two theaters stage unflinching plays

The Aurora Fox is presenting “Hooded or Being Black for Dummies” by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, while Curious Theatre stages “Gloria” by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins. Both playwrights are … more

Arvada teen performs in musical about bleeding disorders

For Carson McCabe, 17, living with a bleeding disorder limits his daily life. He can't play contact sports, and psychologicaly it disconnects him from others his age. “It's one of those things that … more

A day to acknowledge wonderful women

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo believes women can do anything they want. “Whether it is staying home and raising your children or being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The world is … more

Writing workshops pulls people out of hard times

The promise of food on Wednesday afternoons brought Patricia Lynveal and her fiancé, who were both experiencing homelessness, to the Arvada Library for the first Hard Times Writing Workshops last … more

Lakewood animal hospital gets its own TV show

Ross Henderson quickly became a familiar face on Facebook when Fox Hollow Animal Hospital in Lakewood posted a video of him playing a guitar, singing to a Golden Retriever as the dog waited for … more

Día de los Muertos events coming up

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, isn’t anything like Halloween, despite skulls being involved with the holiday. It’s a three-day celebration that originated in central and southern Mexico … more

Poetry gatherings in metro area let you go out with your inner self

epression and struggling with her identity put a roadblock in Sophia Manion’s passion for poetry, but when she walked into Blush and Blu, an LGBTQ bar on Colfax Avenue, she found her voice again. … more

Busy play is delightfully illogical

Vintage Theatre looks like a large Edwardian Valentine this month, with three small stages, each draped with puffy red satin drapes. Action in nearly 20 different scenes pops between stages, with … more

Intriguing exhibitions coming to Denver Art Museum

In May, the Denver Art Museum will open an exhibit called “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.” It will feature post-World War II architecture, design and graphics from the museum’s … more

Golden photographer, videographer wins awards

Golden photographer Frank Zurey won numerous awards in this year’s writing and photography contest sponsored by Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers and Photographers. In the video clips category, Zurey … more

Experts debate ways to solve student debt crisis

Student debt has skyrocketed 400 percent in the last 30 years to where it now equals nearly 8 percent of the domestic output. The new debt burden is causing this generation to put off getting … more
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