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‘Twist Your Dickens,’ ‘Elf’ at opposite ends of holiday fare

The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments … more

Father of Aurora theater shooting victim flips Centennial state House seat

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I … more

Cherry Creek School District paying $11.5 million to sex-crime victims

After a former Prairie Middle School teacher pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting or exploiting five girls he knew as students, the Cherry Creek School District announced a payment of $11.5 million … more

Strong music marks shows in Aurora, Arvada

We spent a couple of happy evenings on a recent weekend surrounded by music, enhanced by live bands and fine voices …  “Mamma Mia,” by ABBA band members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, … more

History provides inspiration for two plays in metro area

Playwrights have drawn plots from history since this grand tradition of storytelling began. We visited two over the weekend that are very different, yet both very much worth a visit during the month … more

6th Congressional District is a national nail-biter — here's why

In a wide slice of the Denver suburbs — including a city where one in five people is foreign-born — Democrats have not been able to edge out Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, who might as well … more

'Sunshine Boys' examines fame, aging, human condition

In a fine example of cross-marketing, Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy about two aging vaudevillians, “The Sunshine Boys,” played for two weeks in the lobby of the Barth Hotel to benefit Denver … more

Book spotlights mystery at center of James Holmes

A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says that what led Holmes to open fire in a crowded Aurora movie theater was a one-of-a-kind vortex of his mental illness, his … more

DeGette discusses border visit, immigration facilities

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette traveled to the nation’s border with Mexico amid pushback to a policy by President Donald Trump’s administration that resulted in families being separated at the border. … more

Coffman addresses family separations after border visit

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman visited a facility near the U.S.-Mexico border that holds migrant minors on the heels of pushback to policy by President Donald Trump’s administration that resulted in … more
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