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Author thrills readers with visit to Denver

More than 1,000 excited readers arrived at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on Nov. 15 for “An Evening with Dan Brown,” jointly presented by Douglas County Libraries and Tattered Cover Book Store. … more

‘Own an Original’ exhibition back for 52nd time in Littleton

Visitors filled the Littleton Museum’s lobby and gallery on Nov. 16 to see the latest “Own an Original” art exhibition (the 52nd in the series), which had 477 entries — the most ever — … 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

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

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

Going to great depths for a good time

Space, the final frontier. While that’s a frontier most of us won’t have the chance to explore, two-thirds of Earth has the next best thing — open water for scuba diving. “Just like in space travel, you get that same weightlessness and … more

Linda Suttle directs a look at fame and fortune in 'Buyer and Cellar'

Lights come up on a bench, placed in an empty hallway. Well-designed projection behind it shows in turn the exterior of a Malibu mansion and, later, the insides of sections of the … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more

Sondheim favorite shines at Aurora Fox

The backdrop is a nicely painted and lighted New York skyline, which remains steady throughout. Platforms and a few simple props suggest apartment interiors, a rooftop, a night club, a bedroom. The … more

Mazes offer scares, family fun

There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all … more

Colorado photographer sees the big picture

From his Summit County home near Silverthorne, 9,000 feet above sea level, John Fielder watches an approaching storm front, waiting to find if it will bring rain or snow. “One the edge of bad weather is where I get my best shots,” Fielder … more

Artist's muses are sunlight and shadow

For painter Danielle Hatherley, art "is about the resonance between light and dark in landscapes.” That's what she writes in her Artist Statement. “In the landscape, that energy-filled moment … more

“Dracula” returns

Choreographer Michael Pink created the version of “Dracula” that Colorado Ballet is bringing back this month at audience request, from Oct. 6 to 15, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver Performing Arts Complex. Count Dracula is central … more

Fall fun for 2017 in the Denver area

It's fall in Colorado, and that means pumpkins, corn mazes, hayrides and zombies. The Colorado Department of Agriculture has compiled a list of the events planned. Go to and search … more

‘Creativity is a superpower’

Dav Pilkey knows firsthand how hard it can be to stay focused in school. When he was in the second grade, he remembers being labeled all kinds of things including a troublemaker, and the kid with ADHD. When he became too disruptive, his … more
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