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Grandbear to be honored at July 13 storytelling event

About once a month, the entire third grade class at Shelton Elementary School used to gather into a classroom to hear a story by Grandbear the Storyteller. “Everybody cheered when Grandbear walked … more

Celebrating Lakewood's 50th birthday at the Lakewood Heritage Center

The “Lakewood: A 20th Century Journey” exhibit is officially open to the public at the Lakewood Heritage Center. The exhibit displays the city's incorporation in 1969 as a way to celebrate … more

Fourth of July in Lakewood

On July 4, the city of Lakewood hosted its Fourth of July celebration — Big Boom Bash! By Lakewood. Rain delayed some activities, but it didn't stop residents from enjoying children activities, … more

Season 3 airs of show that’s ‘putting Arvada on the map’

When Rodman Schley first set out to reduce his carbon footprint, he never expected that his quest to learn more about activities like green building and beekeeping would turn into a public television … 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

Lavender Festival to be fragrant fiesta

More than 2,000 lavender plants will perfume the air at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms on July 20, when they are especially celebrated with what is planned to be an annual event — the … more

‘Living history’ locomotive returns home after 12 years

Rail fans from across the country are excited that an iconic Rio Grande Southern locomotive will soon be in operation again. “It’s an important piece of railroad history, and to actually be able … more

Apollopalooza celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

For those who weren’t alive on the night of July 20 a half-century ago, it’s difficult to imagine what it must’ve been like to see men land on the moon for the first time. For the millions … more

Photos: Blue Knights march on in Denver

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps came to Denver on June 20 to play a stand-still performance during Civic Center Eats. The corps usually plays in formations but did a standing concert at the … more

Thousands expected to attend Arvada on Tap

This Saturday, Arvada on Tap is back for its fifth year, inviting event-goers to sample beers from 35 different breweries. The event will be held at Ralston Park Addition on Simms Street and 64th … more

‘Play of Light’ art exhibition speaks to rhythms, harmonies

Artist Jane Guthridge will exhibit her artworks large and small in the gallery at Littleton Museum from June 28 to Aug. 25. “Play of Light: Works by Jane Guthridge” will include large … more

Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more

Dancing into a new space

Lakewood dance lovers have a new studio to work on their pirouettes, salsas and foxtrots at the Cultural Center. Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the Arts (HCA) celebrated the opening of the studio, … more

40 West paints masterpiece with 2013

The 40 West Arts District had a banner year in 2013, with some major shows and important developments for the organization. “40 West has planned and produced 20 community arts exhibitions and events that included more than 240 artists, … more

Sons of Norway lodge taps into heritage

Lakewood’s Trollheim Sons of Norway Lodge is inviting residents to get a taste of the homeland at its annual Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner. The dinner will be served at the lodge, 6610 W. 14th Ave., at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. … more

Field of Dreams coming true

“If you build it, they will come.” That is what Foothills Elementary, 13165 W. Ohio Ave., is hoping will be the case with it’s new Field of Dreams project, which just received a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO). The field was … more
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