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The magic touch of Harry Potter

Trivia nights. Beer festivals. Running clubs. Theme parks. Symphony concerts. Quidditch teams. All are present-day examples of groups and activities inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter in … more

‘Wizard of Oz’ premieres in Colorado Ballet shows

As a forward to his original “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” published in May 1900, L. Frank Baum wrote: “A time for a newer set of wonder tales ... without stereotypic genie, dwarf and fairies … more

Bluegrass, beer and a Viking god of snow celebrated in Golden

Hundreds of people filled Parfet Park during the days and the newly-renovated Buffalo Rose event space in the evenings in downtown Golden for the fifth annual UllrGrass Music & Beer Festival Jan. … more

Another wild ride: 113th annual National Western Stock Show

The 113th annual National Western Stock Show came to a close Jan. 27. As they do each January, hundreds of thousands of people attended the event in Denver during its more-than-two-week run — which … more

Author giving talk at south metro bookstore

It’s May 1986 and a reader is hooked in on pages 2-3 of “The Throwaways,” by Littleton author L.S. Hawker … Ungrounded George Engle, who had just learned of law school admission that day, was … more

Student art lines walls of gallery at college

The Annual Littleton Public Schools K-12 Student Art Show runs Jan. 23 to Feb. 5 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, in the Annex, Littleton Campus. The campus is at … more

‘Casa Valentina’ offers skillful storytelling

It’s June 1962 and we’re in a bungalow colony, outside Hunter Mountain in the Catskills, as we take our seats at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center for a performance of Harvey Fierstein’s … more

A home, home on the range in Golden for Wild West artistry

Cowboys and cowgirls, and Western folk in general, filled the American Mountaineering Center in Golden for the 30th annual Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering Jan. 18-20. This year, 16 performers, in … more

Event marks 50 years for Denver Audubon

Denver Audubon celebrates — and reflects on — its first 50 years at an event on Jan. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Barn at Raccooon Creek, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., just west of Littleton. In … more

‘Natura Obscura’ offers journey to dream forest

Immersive art experiences are happening across the nation these days and we are fortunate to have an absolutely delightful art-surround experience, “Natura Obscura,” awaiting us at the Museum of … more

Cuba comes to life at Denver museum

“Cuba 2D” and “Cuba in Denver” offer a most inviting look at a rather near neighbor — but just for a short while longer. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit, organized by the … more

Photo exhibit has transformation theme

Photographer Lisa Garness Mallory’s etched photographic prints pick up on the transformation theme of the new play at Town Hall Arts Center: “Casa Valentina,” which opens on Jan. 11, as does … more

Equine art fills gallery for show called ‘Horse Power’

Horse sculptures from across the country will both fill and surround Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, in an exhibit called “Horse Power,” which runs through … more

Food and market halls blossom in Denver metro area

Mark Shaker sees a combination of factors as to why food halls — modern, cafeteria-style markets — have a firm grasp on the Denver metro area’s food scene. “One, I think (food halls) create … more

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy … more

Playhouse gets personal in 2019 season

A new year means exciting new opportunities, and Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is embracing new possibilities with its 2019 season. “I am always looking for great plays that are helmed by great … more

Curtain Time: Stage shows abound around metro area

Start with our south suburban neighborhoods and consider driving north and west to Denver, Lakewood, Golden and Arvada; north and east to Aurora. There are stage productions for everyone Some … more

World War I posters look at persuasion techniques

Through Jan. 27, the Littleton Museum’s halls will display World War I posters from its collection, “Answering the Call,” in collaboration with the gallery exhibit: “Over the Top: Selling the … more

‘This is Colorado’ awards announced at college

The spacious Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College was crowded on Dec. 13 as artists, families, friends gathered to celebrate. Juror Trish Sangelo, gallery director, announced … more

Garden club to put down new roots

Littleton Garden Club, a longtime community organization, announces a new meeting location as it starts the new year. The club will meet at 6 p.m. Jan. 2 at First Presbyterian Church of Littleton, … more
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