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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

'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

Fashion Week celebrates dynamic scene

When people think about fashionable cities, most probably imagine places like New York City, Paris, or Milan. Wherever they imagine, odds are, Denver doesn’t rank high on the list. In recent years, … more

Calling all women

The Athena Project has an inspiring effect on the people and artists who get involved with the annual festival. Just ask Dominique Flores, the events coordinator with Athena. “I started as an … more

My Name Is: Noel Killebrew

About Me I grew up in a small town called St. Amant in Louisiana, and got my BFA from Louisiana State University. My husband and I moved to Colorado in 2013, and just bought our townhouse last year. In my free time I draw, paint, knit, sew, snowboard, and hike... more

Arvada Center has the good Sense to sit down

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once had a simple explanation for his success. “Never stand up when you can sit down.” In that spirit, the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, is … more

Highlands Ranch prepares for another winter cultural series

For many people, winter is a time to stay inside and burrow into one’s blanket and couch. But for those looking to share a love of the arts with fellow appreciators, the Highlands Ranch Community … more

Development dominates Lakewood’s 2017

Looking back at 2017, its clear that all the top topics of discussion in Lakewood came from the same root — development and its role in the future of the city. From city council chambers and … more

Businesses, both creative and not, invest in artistic corridor

When asked about the kind of year 40 West Arts and West Colfax had, Bill Marino, executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District, and board chair of 40 West Arts, pauses, … more

RMCAD students contribute to White House Christmas

President’s Park, the 77-acre park surrounding the White House, spends the holidays full of 56 trees representing each U.S. state, territory, and Washington, D.C., as part of the America Celebrates … more

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … more

Local musician takes to Boulder’s famous eTown

The way Denver musician Barry Shapiro sees it, people don’t find themselves in Colorado by accident. “Denver is the kind of place where people move here because they want to be here,” he said. … more

Holiday shopping with a twist

When it comes to holiday shopping, chain stores and online outlets will try to pull in customers with quantity of items and deals. But to find that unique gift — one specially and limitedly created … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Pomona High School program builds artists

D’Naya Stone, 16, found her love of the arts by accident. She was placed in a pottery class at Pomona High School — one she didn’t want to be in. But by the end of the first week, she was hooked. Now the is one of almost 200 students in the … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Artspace project in Lakewood still in the works

There is a lot of concern in Lakewood about development happening too quickly in the city, but some projects take deliberate time to ensure everything is done right. The Artspace affordable housing development, which has been in the works since … more

Searching for inspiration at TEDxMileHigh

Who doesn’t need a little inspiration now and then? Even just a little inspiration at the right time can make all the difference when you’re facing both professional and personal challenges, or when you’re struggling and in need of … more

19th-century Paris saw brave women artists

“You had to go there!” said Suzanne Ramljak of the American Federation of Arts, which organized the show, “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism,” now open through Jan. 14 at the Denver Art Museum. Impressionism was … more
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