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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

Local historian, journalist Irma Wyhs dies

Editor’s note: This story is ongoing, and will be updated as more information is available. Irma Wyhs, a local historian and accomplished writer, died on June 29 in Iowa. A former Jefferson … more

Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - … more

Seeking the unique in exciting eateries around Denver

The dining scene in Denver is in a constant state of exciting evolution, as new chefs and restaurants find unique ways to cater to the city’s burgeoning population. And while that statement is … more

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Honey of a heist

Thieves made off with one of Northglenn’s most popular pieces of public art sometime between April 26 and 29 — a cheerful bronze bear, tree and beehive that had guarded the Washington Street … more

Denver does Derby Day in a big way

The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that goes all the way back to 1875 and has become an event that not only celebrates horse racing, but spring style and quality libations. And though Denver … more

Take a trip along Colfax by way of DIA

There are certain features of living in the Centennial State that still have name recognition once you get out of Colorado. As the longest continuous street in the country, and one with all kinds of … more

DAM now home of classic UK artists

The Denver Art Museum has been growing in scope and national recognition at rapid pace, especially in recent years. But there’s one area in which the museum hasn’t changed in more than half a … more

Consider ‘Trav’lin’ to see this play’s regional premier

Harlem in the 1930s was one of those cultural flashpoints that happen throughout history. Artists in all kinds of mediums found themselves in the same place, sharing inspiration and ideas and working … more

Arvada Center show features Jeffco-grown artists

The 48th Annual Jeffco Schools Foundation High School Art Exhibition will open at the Arvada Center April 12 alongside two solo shows featuring Jeffco schools alumni Austin Parkhill and Jeffco … more

Spend an evening at the Sin Street Social Club

The majority of pieces I write about theater productions in this column are about shows that I haven’t seen yet. That’s the nature of the beast - theaters obviously want pieces to run as early as … 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
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