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Alameda Gateway wins photo contest

The Alameda Gateway Community Association won Downtown Colorado Inc.'s Crushing on Colorado photo contest with its photo “Kisses for Lakewood Cultural Center.” As the winner, Alameda Gateway gets … more

Critter creations fill ‘Stampede’ exhibit at art museum

When it was time to close down the Denver Art Museum’s 50-year-old North (Gio Ponti) Building for an update, curators from all departments were asked to select an assortment of animals, as … more

Planting seeds for opera appreciation

Even opera singers understand that their artform of choice can be easy to make fun of at times, even if the things people assume about opera are wrong. “People think operas are impossible to … more

Check into Denver native’s ‘Apartment 212’

For a long time, I was one of those people who wrote off horror films as cheap scares or excuses to get as gory as possible. But once you study what a good horror film can be, it becomes obvious the … more

'Linking Asia' exhibit nearing end at Denver Art Museum

“Linking Asia,” at the Denver Art Museum only through April 1, starts with the legendary Silk Road, which included land and sea routes, illustrating how ideas, techniques, materials and trade … more

Kirkland Museum’s new home is stylistic standout

When asked about his favorite part of the new Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art he designed, Jim Olson, of Olson Kundig architects in Seattle, said the glass tiles with told backing that … more

‘The Book Handlers’ is quirky extrapolation

Perhaps it’s less common these days, but there was a time when pretentious, well-off folks would have their decorator fill their built-in bookshelves with rows of colorful, shiny new books, or … more

DMNS exhibit lets there be lights

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has played host to countless numbers of traveling exhibits over the years. These exhibits come from all over the world, and from some of the most respected … more

Tension and wit play out on Lakewood theater stage

Michael Duran’s delightful blocks/games-like set at the newly located Bench at 40 West Theatre in Lakewood suggest child’s play as lights dim and one tunes into Alex Wheeler (Adrian Egolf), … more

Sharing stories and goals for future care

Usually this space is reserved for grandchildren’s care. This time Kate LA Beau, an Advance Care Planning Program Manager is a guest writer addressing grandparent’s needs and future care. … more

Degas exhibit is gem at Denver Art Museum

Why a Degas exhibit now? “It’s a celebration of the centenary of Degas’ death in 1917,” said Dr. Timothy Standring, Gates Family Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum, as … more

Apex ice gets in the Olympic spirit

Disco lights glittered from the top of the ice rink and skaters weaved in an out of cones, practicing turns, jumps and skating on one foot. The Olympic spirit was alive at the Apex Ice Rink’s skate … more

Film gathering aims to inform, inspire in 12th year

There’s no accounting for the twists and turns that bring creative people together, but the first meeting of filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno was all too fitting, in light of the work … more

Group honors Pickleball Ken and raises funds for veterans

The pickleball community in Arvada is strong and growing more each day. Many of those involved in the sport say they’re there because of one guy, Ken Marquardt — known affectionately by the … more

Dancers, musicians convey modern mythology

Garrett Ammon, choreographer/director of Wonderbound contemporary dance company, has again collaborated with the Denver psychedelic folk band Chimney Choir (the two companies previously produced the … more

Places to celebrate National Pizza Day in Jeffco

In honor of National Pizza Day on Feb. 9, we asked readers and our staff to share their favorite independent and small-chain pizzaria locations around Jeffco, and here’s the responses. • … more

Carlos Fresquez art highlighted in gallery show on Santa Fe Drive

“Sangre Colorado: Carlos Fresquez Mid-Career Survey,” open through March 24 at Metropolitan State University’s Center for Visual Art, (a must-see for those interested in area art) is not only a … more

Renowned Western writers discuss genre with readers

Readers and writers filled the large theater at the Arvada Center on Jan. 27 for “Western Reboot: Authors of the Modern West,” where they listened to a panel of accomplished authors and featured … more

UllrGrass bring music, beer and fun to Golden

Vikings, bluegrass and beer lovers followed Winter to Golden’s Parfet Park this weekend for the fourth annual UllrGrass Music and Beer Festival. The three-day festival celebrated the Norse God of … more

Collaboration theme runs through intriguing exhibit

In 2016, an idea began to take shape in painter Craig Marshall Smith’s creative mind, and on April 15, 2017, a group of invited artists met for lunch at the Museum Outdoor Arts in Englewood and … more
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