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Archtop guitar fans to gather in Arvada

For me, autumn sounds like acoustic guitars. It’s something about their warmth and crispness, but also their fragility. And if you’re the type of person who spends a lot of time thinking about … more

Thornton aims to become public art hot spot

One of the great things about public art is that it serves so many purposes — just as easily as it adds beauty to a community, it can also become a landmark, a location for people to orient their … more

Getting in an Allegro mood in Park

There’s no such thing as a typical community hub — each hub is as unique as the community it represents. So, it’s not surprising that one of Parker’s favorite spots is Allegro Music, its only … more

Colorado's flourishing fungi foraging community

Popping up alongside the wildflowers, near creek beds and scattered through meadows in Colorado’s forests are a rainbow variety of fungi, which an increasing number of foragers are taking advantage of.  more

ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include … more

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more

Curious Theatre flips its script

Gearing up for what’s sure to be its most sterling season ever, Curious Theatre Company is raising the curtain on its big silver anniversary with a significant change of scenery — a new artistic … more

Celebrating 35 years of Colorado artists

Growing up in Denver, Griffin Callahan enjoyed going to the Art Students League of Denver’s annual Summer Art Market. At the Summer Art Market, “you get to see the whole ASLD community on display … more

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically. more

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking. more

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest … more

‘Over the moon’ for barbecue

The fourth annual Denver BBQ Fest took place June 17-19 at Empower Field at Mile High, bringing together expert pitmasters, live bands and barbecue lovers from across the country. In addition to … more

Plethodon emerges at Convergence Station

When Meow Wolf and the Denver Botanic Gardens united to adopt last March, they might have named their new baby Plantasia. Instead, the newly-partnered parents welcomed the Plethodon, a cosmic, … more

‘He wanted to learn the bagpipes’

If a youth can perform in a competition and play well in front of a judge, it’s likely they will take those skills and be able to succeed at any job interview once they become adults. Being … more

IMAX film allows viewers to soar alongside birds

This IMAX film is for the birds. It’s also for the many people helping avians maintain their life-giving wetlands in Canada and the western United States. “Since 1970, we have lost 3 billion … more

The heart and soul of Denver’s film culture

The setting for one of Kelsey Holmes’ earliest memories is a movie theater. When she was a toddler, she went to see the 1994 Walt Disney film, “The Lion King,” with her sister and her mom. This … more

First of 4 free summer concerts at Sterne Park happening this Saturday

The event, known as Little Jam, will feature 1970s tribute band Mr. Majestyk's 8-Track Revival. Attendees are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair.  more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other … more
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