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Experiencing Mexico in Denver

Tacos, Chihuahuas and low riders. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. But no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without the music and the dancers in their colorful costumes. “It’s … more

A new home for contemporary art beyond gallery walls

Denver’s art world is getting a big boost on the northside, with the nonprofit Museum of Contemporary Art Denver signing a seven-year lease to use the historic Holiday Theater. The museum is … more

Revitalizing Malinche's legacy

About 500 years ago, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors captured Tenochtitlán, the great Aztec city known today as Mexico City. While this history is well documented, Victoria Lyall, the Jan and … more

A deeper dive into the character of Margaret Tobin Brown

Shortly before she boarded the HRS Titanic in the spring of 1912, wealthy socialite and activist Margaret Tobin Brown played tourist in Egypt. The 45-year-old Denverite explored the pyramids by camel … more

Elevating Denver's creative scene

Because “Project Runway” first aired in late 2004, Brielle Killip of Denver’s Cole neighborhood thought she was late in getting hooked on the reality TV show — considering she had watched it … more

Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

‘Weathered’ art exhibit is treat for the eyes in Littleton

A brisk wind was challenging several guests who visited Littleton’s Depot Art Gallery on March 22. Appropriate introduction to the new exhibit, “Weathered,” which runs through April! The wind … more

‘1776’ on stage through April 3

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, Washington ... The Performance Now Theater company, which started out in Highlands Ranch some years ago, is performing “1776” at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 Allison … more

Museum gallery closes after 22 years

The Museum of Outdoor Arts, which has operated an indoor exhibit and programming space in Englewood’s Civic Center since 2000, as well as an exhibit of outdoor sculptural artworks, has announced a … more

Young dancers present ‘Cinderella’

Forty-four ballet students from Littleton schools performed in Littleton Youth Ballet’s performance of “Cinderella” at the Lone Tree Arts Center on March 19 and 20. Included was ballerina Alana … more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more

Museum of Outdoor Arts to close in Englewood

The Museum of Outdoor Arts will close its indoor space in the Englewood Civic Center after more than 20 years of hosting exhibits, shows and classes.  more

Rediscovering Orwell at the Arvada Center

As the author of some of the most searing indictments of the damage governments and people can do, George Orwell has become synonymous with the kind of prescience most artists only dream of. But all … more

Ukrainians in Colorado try to make sense of conflict from afar

Tetiana Doiun was watching movies with her husband at home in Highlands Ranch when Russia’s president began an invasion in Ukraine last month. Without skipping a beat, Doiun called her elderly … more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … more

Girls compete in oratory contest

“Healing the World with Optimism” was the topic stated for five young women from the area who competed in the 2022 edition of the Annual Oratorical Contest, sponsored by the Littleton Optimist … more

Ancient Egypt beckons at DMNS

There are many reasons ancient Egypt looms so large in human imagination - the way they approached and shaped the world around them was monumental in all senses of the word. The impact they made on … more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Creating positive change through music-centered programs

One of Kelly Waltrip’s favorite memories is from when the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) performed at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June 2016. “It was spectacular,” Waltrip … more
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