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CPR’s Nathaniel Minor talks trains

On the surface, studying the effectiveness of transit services may not seem like the hottest topic out there. But the subject fascinates Nathaniel Minor, whose new four-part “Ghost Train” … more

Telling history with imagination

Finding steady footing in spaces that have historically been antagonistic to your presence is no small thing. But that’s just one of the things that united Caroline Randall Williams, Rhiannon … more

A cinematic celebration of resilience

There are many reasons to attend a festival, but most regular attendees will explain that it’s the community of attendees that keeps them returning. This year, the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival will be able to offer that again, with the return to the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, from Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. more

‘Space to wonder’ lets imagination roam

The Littleton Fine Arts Committee challenged photographers in the call for artists to the 2022 “Through the Eye of the Camera” exhibit, a show the committee has run for more than 50 years, … more

Colorado Symphony gets new conductor

Peter Oundjian will be the next principal conductor of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, following a career of conducting around the world after decades as a solo violonist. He will take a leading … more

A tribute to perserverance at the DJFF

If there’s one thing most of us have learned over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perseverance. And that all-important trait is honored in the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. … more

From the 1700s to 1960s Paris, with laughs

Pierre Cornielle wrote “The Liar” in the 17th century, set in 1643, but I'm thinking Dorante is a guy most of us have met at some point along the way — in the neighborhood, in the office, at … more

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

Finding the laughs over Golden

There’s been no shortage of shortages over the last couple years, but one of the most difficult has been the deficit of laughter - and things worth laughing about. And let’s face it, we could use … more

Athena Project hosts annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser

The Athena Project is inviting the community to celebrate its 10th anniversary and mark Women’s History month with its annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser on March 5. The Athena Project is a … more

Denver Jewish Film Festival returns in February

Yes, Richard Cowden does have some favorites among the 34 films that will be shown at the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival, to be held from Feb. 14 to March 1. “When I first started at the … more

Denver Woman’s Press Club digs for buried writing talent

Winning the Unknown Writers’ Contest sent aerospace engineer Petra Perkins’ career on a new trajectory. “It opened up a new world of possibilities,” said Perkins, who lives in Highlands Ranch … more

Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great … more

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to stage

Well-known area director Robert Wells brings skill and a sense of humor to “Little Shop of Horrors,” starting Jan. 28 and running through March 6 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., … more

Daddy Daughter Ball in Castle Rock slated for Feb. 5

The Town of Castle Rock is hosting a daddy/daughter ball on Feb. 5. According to information provided by the town, the 2022 event will travel around the world from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County … more

Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru … more

Conifer class teaches how to let go with watercolors

If you like painting along with Bob Ross, you’ll love learning watercolors with artist Lynette Boyer. more

Golden Cowboy Poetry Gathering wraps up on high note

Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. more

2021’s best albums use music as bridge, inspiration

Much like the year immediately preceding it, 2021 posed more than its share of challenges. As individuals, community members and global citizens, we all had to be more thoughtful than ever about what … more
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