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Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Castle Rock closing out summer concert season

People around Castle Rock can celebrate the end of the summer season at the final 2021 Summer Concert Series event. Super Diamond with The Denver Pops will take the stage at The Amphitheater at … more

Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Plus-size woman documents Kilimanjaro climb

The body positive movement — which promotes acceptance of all bodies of any size, weight or appearance — is gaining momentum in Colorado as plus-size women and men build confidence and take on … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Lone Tree resident’s book headed for space

Dow Phumiruk, Lone Tree resident and member of the Lone Tree Arts Commission, has illustrated 15 children’s books including “Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13.” This … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Parker Farmers Market brings food and fun to Mainstreet

Residents of Parker and beyond enjoyed some cloud cover as they explored the stalls of the town’s farmers market Aug. 15. more

Littleton's Western Welcome Week celebrates community

People were lined up along the sidewalk on Aug. 15 to get Sunday-morning pancakes at the 42nd Western Welcome Week Pancake Breakfast in Geneva Park. The park was also home to two other events that … more

Discovering new old places: Denver metro area offers lesser-known historical sites

While the Denver metro area is dotted with well-known aging ranches and charming historical homesteads, some history lovers of the area may be in search of a different kind of site — one they … more

50 Ways to Leave Your Boredom Behind in Denver

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House and the Brown Palace. But there’s undoubtedly some who will not recognize the Gonzalez … more

Littleton's Western Welcome Week: Events schedule

Western Welcome Week is riding back into Littleton, with the theme “Together Again.” The annual celebration kicks off the night of Aug. 12 and continues through the 22nd, with the Grand Parade … more

Littleton's Hudson Gardens is treat for lovers of nature, shows

When the Central City Opera Company determined that COVID rules and regulations would not allow for summer performances in the wonderful 1878 Opera House, an arrangement was made to move about 35 … more

Great to see fair play - Jefferson County Fair wraps up with 4-H camaraderie

There were twice as many animal entries in this year's Jefferson County Fair as there usually are. For Emily DeMayo, the mother of a first-time 4-H participant, she isn't surprised. "The way things … more

Explore creative expressions at Walker Fine Art

I think all creative expression is an experiment. The creator may know what they’re aiming for, but there’s no guarantee things will pan out the way you hope. The often-abstract act of making is … more

Western Heritage Welcome: Old West comes back to Castle Rock

Castle Rock paid tribute to the past last weekend, hosting the Western Heritage Welcome celebration. The weekend events were hosted alongside the Douglas County Fair celebrations, making Castle Rock … more

Bathing beauties: Evergreen's Sudsy Dog Wash gets pups clean while helping EAPL

From Bob the great Dane to Peyton the pug, canines large and small were pampered at the ​​Super Sudsy Dog Wash on July 31. In its ninth year, the dog wash provides an exciting time for dogs and … more
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