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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

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

Car factory at heart of stage production

The setting is the break room at a Detroit auto plant, with a high window that looks out onto the assembly line, a cavernous space beyond. There is a block of small personal lockers, a strip with … more

Baking a chocolate cake Belmar style

The Village at Belmar periodically holds cooking classes for its residents, taught by Dave Bolden, the community’s executive chef. On March 26, Bolden demonstrated how to bake a flourless chocolate … more

Denver honors Cesar Chavez

Snowy conditions halted Denver’s 18th annual Cesar Chavez Day March, but not the celebration. Politicians, leaders and residents packed into Su Teatro on March 30 in Denver to honor Chavez, a civil … more

His comedy gives black-and-white conversation a new hue

Comedian Sam Adams had just finished auditioning for a commercial the afternoon of Aug. 22, 2018, when he saw the text from a friend: “Dude, you are blowing up Facebook.” A video showcasing a … more

Storytelling: The original world wide web

There are about 15 storytellers involved with the Rocky Mountain Storytelling’s 2019 Story Seeds Conference and Concert. Here is a spotlight of a few of them: Laura Deal Storytelling has been a … more

Little Elementary celebrates the arts

Little Elementary was transformed into an artistic space March 22 for Art Day, a partnership with the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities designed to bring educational art experiences to students. … more

‘The chaos of all the different stuff you can find’

Thousands upon thousands of trinkets and knickknacks, gizmos and gadgets filled the 10,500 square-feet space of the Exhibit Hall at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. “You never know what … more

Irish storyteller among presenters at conference

Those who love telling stories, as well as those who love to listen to them, will enjoy three events planned during the Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference April 12-13 at the American … more

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
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