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Denver turns on bright new night light

One of my favorite things about public art is that it encourages artists to think on a grander scale. But the new Denver Theatre District permanent installation goes a step beyond, as it provides … more

‘But make it fashion’ at DFW

For more than a decade, Denver Fashion Week has showcased some of the most exciting talents in the metro area's fashion and salon worlds, and it's back this year with plenty of style and imagination … more

Sometimes sinners make the best saints

If you were raised Catholic or have ever been to the any of the historic cathedrals all over the world, you know that altars to saints were and are a part of life for the faithful. However, it’s … more

Come out into the sunlight — with Claude Monet

A life-sized photo of a pleasant-looking man surrounded by flowers welcomes the visitor at the entrance to Denver Art Museum’s “Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature,” the major exhibit of more … more

Looking at the world in a new way

Everybody sees the world in their own way, and communicating that perspective is one of the many things that has kept art growing and connecting with people for centuries. Some artists just see the … more

A fleeting glimpse of the power of art

My senior year of college, as part of completing my requirements of my music degree, I performed a recital. This is, for those who have never been through one, a terrifying event. It was me ... with … more

An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Love awaits in the Plaza Suite

William Shakespeare once wisely observed that the course of true love never did run smooth, but legendary playwright Neil Simon knew that didn’t mean the bumpy road couldn’t be filled with … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

Music festival, art tour in Arvada this weekend

Arvada is calling all art and music lovers to two annual events taking place this weekend. Starting Sept. 20, various locations in Olde Town will host the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival, which will … more

Theatrical season gets underway with bright start

Over the years, Broadway shows have come to embrace all kinds of musical styles, but there are some that show up far less frequently than others. And among the rarest to make an appearance has to be … more

Holiday weekend rich in ways to bid summer farewell

No matter what any of us do, summer never seems to last any longer, does it? Children are back in school, you can feel faint traces of autumn’s coolness once the sun sets, and Labor Day Weekend is … more

Sharing stories at Vail Film Festival

There’s something counterintuitive about being in a place as gorgeous as Vail in the late summer and spending most of it inside dark rooms. But the films I watched over the weekend of Aug. 15-18 as … more

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could … more

Find your love ... and a livable wage

I recently ran into an old friend of mine, a music teacher. He had retired in the last couple years, and I hadn’t seen him, so it was good to bump into him. I asked him, “what have you been doing … more

Creative conversations to occur at Golden Fine Arts Festival

Through all the changes in the past 30 years, the Golden Fine Arts Festival still hangs on to the core of what art is. Art is “continuing creativity,” said Rocky Stiers, a jewelry designer and … more

Irma Wyhs — local historian, journalist dies

The late Irma Wyhs always thought Brenda Starr was “the cat’s meow.” Brenda Starr is a comic strip character created by Dale Messick, a pseudonym for Dalia Messick, in June 1940. The New York … more

Preparing for a fall and winter on the stage

Summer winding down means a lot of things, including the starting of schools for children and faint glints of autumn starting to spring up. And for stages all over the metro area, it means it’s … more
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