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How to keep Halloween happy — and safe

In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of …
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A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. …
Chesney Midcap marched at a demonstration about racial issues in June at Willow Creek Park in Centennial.
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My Name Is ... Chesney Midcap

Capturing people’s best moments I am 31 and live in the west Littleton area (south Jefferson County). 2012 is when I began my photography business, Chesney Louie Photography. My path began when I …

Virtual sports move closer to reality

Colorado high school sports coaches and administrators have adjusted practices, games and meets to satisfy public health requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic in hopes of returning to high school …
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Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 …

Historic opera house touts fabulous find

For a number of Julys, we have been making a trek to a longtime favorite Colorado location — sky-high Leadville. And we have often visited the 1879 Tabor Opera House, concerned about aging walls …
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This piece by Abi Rosales is one of many works of art that is part of the Hecho en Colorado exhibit at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Latino Cultural Arts Center (LCAC) of Colorado.

‘Hecho en Colorado’ tells stories of people from this region

The artwork featured in the Hecho en Colorado exhibit is a reflection of the artists, their community and their heritage. “Most were born in Colorado, but not all of them,” said the exhibit’s …
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Wings Over the Rockies commemorates 75 years since end of WWII

The effects of the Second World War go beyond the obvious political, economic and social that we live with every day. And as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the official end of the conflict, …
Klint Rudloph, left, and Paul Dwyer are both hosts of a new podcast called “Dance Dads,” set to launch soon.

Denver-area entertainers turn to podcasting

Without many opportunities to perform in front of a live audience, some Denver-area entertainers have turned to podcasting as a new way to grow an audience and stay creative. Local entertainers, …
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Opening Denver’s virtual doors

Many of us have spent the majority of the last six months or so in our homes, which means at some point we’ve had to reckon with the design choices we’ve made. There’s a reason so many people …

AUMC Members Ben and Maggie Roe speak with staff member Laura Winberg as they get their spot for AUMC’s parking lot service.

AUMC celebrates 150th with hope, honks

During its many decades of operation, the congregation at the Arvada United Methodist Church has withstood everything from the Great Depression, which left it with $3.35 in the bank at one point, to …
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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
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‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these …
Bob Smith’s “Saggar-fired Vase #1.”
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Arapahoe Community College gallery goes vividly virtual

Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts will be virtual-only until at least January 2021.
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Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that …

Tiny happy people learn language

We often hear that babies should come with a manual to help guide amazing early development. The BBC’s new program called Tiny Happy People found at bbc.com is very close to a baby brain …
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