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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

Babe Walls brightens Arvada

Babe Walls, a mural festival dedicated celebrating to women and non-binary artists, returned to the West Metro area for its second annual installment — this time, with an exhibition at Arvada's …
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Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
TAKE3 to perform at LCC.

Lakewood Cultural Center announces 2021-22 season

Season tickets are on sale now for the Lakewood Cultural Center’s new season. The center is bringing what they describe as “an exciting mix of music and theater” to Lakewood beginning in …
Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …
Dr. Todd Wisser

Keeping Safety Top of Mind This Summer

Summer is upon us, and people are heading outside to enjoy the warmer weather, especially now that approximately 140 million have been fully vaccinated in the United States and are eagerly looking …

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. …
Arts & Entertainment
Coming Attractions

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and …
Author Alicia Doyle, two-time Golden Gloves champion.

Golden Gloves champ with Wheat Ridge connection

Before 2004’s Million Dollar Baby, Alicia Doyle was knocking them out in the ring.  Now, the former Wheat Ridge girl and Everitt Middle School alum is knocking out book critics with her …
Coming Attractions

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the …
“Arc de Jose” is a painting by Cuban artist Cenia Gutierrez Alfonso, who is featured in the upcoming International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

International Folk Art Market returns to Santa Fe

As we contemplate possibilities for summer travel, some readers will be heading south to that favorite destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico. And perhaps some of those will want to visit IFAM, the …

Coming Attractions

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of …
Columnists

Another legislative session in the books

The 2021 session of the Colorado General Assembly adjourned June 8, completing a session in which majority Democrats utilized their significant majority by passing most elements of an ambitious …

Equity markets wave yellow flag

Recent stock market headlines seem contrary to the real economy … or maybe they are predictions. Investors can choose opposing rationale and find justification in print virtually anywhere. Are …
Coming Attractions

Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, …

Fatherhood outside the box

Long ago I lived out of a suitcase and performed in a soul band for six years. The band was the Satisfactions, a mix of Midwestern and Washington, D.C. musicians that played one-to-four-week bookings …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
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