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Denver’s annual gathering of all things nerd convened June 17-19 at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver. Over the weekend, around 114,000 fans of all shapes, sizes, and species attended the weekend event, and we at Colorado Community Media, were some of them. We explored the realms of creativity, paused to meet some interesting characters and delved into the worlds of magic, science fiction, fantasy and gaming. Here we’ve gathered some of our favorite photos of the three-day event. more
There’s no shortage of fun summer activities in Colorado, from mountain hiking and camping to team and outdoor sports. But for a landlocked state, Rocky Mountain folks sure do love the water. “Water is magical. Nothing quite says summer … more
Funnyman/director Bob Wells gives us some background in his director's notes: “Playwrights George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart wrote “The Man Who Came to Dinner” as a vehicle for their friend Alexander Wolcott, a well-known critic and radio gossip … more
Each year, the active Writers Studio at Arapahoe Community College sponsors a literary contest, with first-place winners in poetry, fiction and nonfiction eligible for cash awards, publication in the Progenitor literary magazine and the opportunity … more
A Smithsonian graphic novel series for middle grade kids starts with “The Wrong Wrights,” published Feb. 23. The premise is to set a group of smart kids in a visit to one of the Smithsonian museums. A mystery develops and the bright-eyed, young, … more
We’re at the halfway mark of 2016, and it has already proven to be one of the most surprising years for music in recent memory. In the first six months we’ve heard long-awaited releases from Beyoncé, Kanye West, Rihanna and David Bowie, and been surprised by offerings from Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar. Musicians like The 1975, Ariana Grande and M83 all finally emerged from the studio with different takes on the pop landscape. more
Mackenzie Maroney of Parker will install her senior thesis photography exhibit from March 24 to April 3 in the Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Gallery on the campus of Watkins College of Art, Design and Film in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a 2011 graduate … more
Dramatic storytelling in a new exhibit at the Denver Art Museum includes exquisite craftsmanship, huge murals created from Japanese woodcuts, fierce-looking armored warriors, war regalia and a sense of pageantry. “At first, it sounds like wild … more
An English girl who comes to New York in search of love finds it, loses it, finds it again, loses it … She writes letters to her mum and tells her story in songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black. The title song has to do with breakups — … more
“Most of my work is done in the studio, but the body of work here was done entirely outdoors. I took a portable easel and art supplies out each day and searched for a nearby view that I thought might become the basis of a composition. Then I would … more
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