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'A big celebration with a small-town feel'

Be it the lights along Washington Avenue, the decorations that merchants put up or the family and community festivities, Golden is the place to be for the holidays. “What makes it so special is … more

Arvada Center celebrates holidays with musical

A musical based off the popular 2003 film starring Will Ferrell helps kick off the holiday season at Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. “Elf, The Musical” follows Buddy the Elf on his … more

‘The Humans’ mines rich ore of family life

“This is the second holiday show in 21 years,” said Chip Walton, Curious Theatre’s artistic director, as he welcomed the Nov. 3 opening-night audience to a performance of “The Humans” by … more

Fandomonium celebrates pop culture

Batman, Klingons, storm troopers and Gryffindors were just a few of the characters that could be found Nov. 3 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the Jeffco Library’s Fandomonium. Free to the … more

New esports arena set to open up in Lakewood

The esports, or competitive video gaming industry is starting to blow up all across the world. Celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan have invested in the industry, and even owners of professional … more

Timely tome tells travel tales

Patricia Ann Paul’s recently published memoir title: “Curse of Interesting Times: A Vietnam Era Memoir,” is based on a reputed Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” which has … more

Arvada author receives national book award

Arvada author Helen Starbuck has won the 2018 12th annual National Indie Excellence Award for her mystery “The Mad Hatter's Son, An Annie Collins Mystery.” The book is an adult contemporary … more

Trick or Treat takes to the streets in Olde Town Arvada

Olde Town Arvada turned into Halloween Central Oct. 26 for the annual Trick Or Treat Street put on by the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District. The event is designed to be a family-friendly … more

Telling stories on a digital stage

It will surprise no one to hear that there are many, many differences between life in New York City and Denver. But comedian and podcaster Crystal Beth has come across one that may not be immediately … more

Navigating dating in dense Denver metro area

Along with traffic and housing costs, the population boom in the Denver metro area can affect a less obvious part of residents’ lives: navigating the dating world. “While that doesn’t make us … more

Arvada teen performs in musical about bleeding disorders

For Carson McCabe, 17, living with a bleeding disorder limits his daily life. He can't play contact sports, and psychologicaly it disconnects him from others his age. “It's one of those things that … more

Edge Gallery hosts its ‘Voice: A Celebration of Refugee Stories’ gallery

Sculptures, photos of refugees, paintings and more are on display at Edge Gallery in Lakewood until Oct. 28. All of the artwork focuses on telling the stories of refugees and asylum seekers. All of … more

My name is... Jonathan Wachtel

Love for the outdoors I grew up in Illinois where my family owns a multi-generational surplus and camping outdoor store. It’s been in downtown Champaign, Illinois since 1947. I spent some time … more

Día de los Muertos events coming up

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, isn’t anything like Halloween, despite skulls being involved with the holiday. It’s a three-day celebration that originated in central and southern Mexico … more

Worlds collide in endearing production

Surrounded by a large, polished wooden desk, cases filled with books, comfortable chairs and a window looking out on a campus lawn, all enhanced by subdued lighting, Frank (John Hutton), a professor … more

Primate habitat is where it’s at

Michelle Valois says a typical day at the Denver Zoo is a lot of fun and a lot of work. Valois, a primate zookeeper, has been at the Denver Zoo for 17 years. Her job is to take care of the orangutans … more

Pumpkin Nights glows in Brighton

A 40-foot long dragon. A ghostly pirate ship. An undersea wonderland. Those are just a few items in the fantastical lands, built using over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins at Pumpkin Nights, which opened … more

‘Chasing Coral’ screening brings Pomona grad back to his roots

When Pomona graduate Zack Rago joined the documentary crew of “Chasing Coral” he had no idea the impact it would have. “It was an incredibly cool opportunity for me being a young graduate and … more

Sanctuary housing exotic animals is something wild

It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, in the … more

Gallery shows works by local women

Celebrate local artists! From 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 26, the large gallery space at CORE New Art Space at Ninth Avenue and Santa Fe Drive will host the opening for “Night Circus,” with works by … more
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