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Olde Town Arvada celebrates St. Patrick's Day

The streets of Olde Town Arvada were packed March 16 with locals and visitors donning their most Irish attire for the annual St. Patrick's Day Festival. more

Q&A with Collin Parson

Collin Parson was raised in Lakewood, and to this day, he calls the city home. A former member for Pirate: Contemporary Art, and the director of galleries and curator for the Arvada Center for the … more

Olde Town Arvada channels New Orleans with Mardi Gras parade

The Brothers of Brass band brought the party to the streets of Olde Town Arvada March 5 during a Fat Tuesday kickoff parade. The first of its kind event in Arvada was a partnership with the Arvada … more

Steuben’s Arvada partners with Girl Scouts for cookie-flavored desserts

Annual Girl Scout cookies sales may have ended March 10, but Steuben’s Arvada is keeping some of the iconic flavors at the forefront with ice cream and cupcakes made from and inspired by Thin … more

Tea celebrates seniors 90 and older

In its 16th year, the Senior High Tea was a celebration of women and men in the Arvada community who are age 90 and older. More than 70 seniors, ages 90 to 100, gathered March 9 at the Apex Community … more

Sparking a memory of Pikes Peak rail travel in Golden

The new railcars at the Colorado Railroad Museum are just as exciting as a child would be when he or she gets the last railcar needed to complete a toy train set. Only, the railcars at the Colorado … more

‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and … more

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da … more

Health from the Ground Up with Jeffco Public Health

In honor of National Community Supported Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate community supported agriculture, Jeffco Public Health hosted “Health from the Ground Up: Meet Your Local Farmers” on … more

Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint … more

Colorado New Play Summit aims to open doors

When a painter or sculptor begins a new work, she or he sets a pace and probably has a fairly clear vision of the desired end product. While it may undergo some critical input along the way, the … more

NEXT Gallery introduces Casa Bonita art exhibit

The “Pretty in Pink” art exhibit at NEXT Gallery is dedicated to Casa Bonita, a staple in Lakewood. The art exhibit features 50 paintings, drawings, ceramics and other forms of art. WHERE: NEXT … more

A sparkling collection of specimens

As a kid, Eric Long would collect the cool and pretty rocks that he found. Through the years, and specifically for the past decade or so, the Texas resident became a serious mineral collector and … more

Young Artist contest winner to perform March 31

Violinist Samuel Vargas is the winner of Jefferson Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Young Artists Competition. Vargas captivated the judges with his audition-winning performance of Jean Sibelius’ Violin … 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

Show celebrates elementary student art

Red Rocks Community College was swarming with budding artists and their families Feb. 22 for the opening reception of the 2019 Elementary Jeffco Schools Foundation Art Exhibit. “When they're here, … 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

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

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
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