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Come out into the sunlight — with Claude Monet

A life-sized photo of a pleasant-looking man surrounded by flowers welcomes the visitor at the entrance to Denver Art Museum’s “Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature,” the major exhibit of more …
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Author coming to talk about two of her books

Author Susan Orlean will appear at 1 p.m. Nov. 16 at an event presented by Arapahoe Libraries at the Embassy Suites DTC, 10250 E. Costilla Ave., Centennial. She will talk about her most recent …
This painting by Tatiana Dowell of Centennial is included in her exhibit, “Floral Reverie” at CORE New Art Space.
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‘Floral Reverie’ is expressionistic rendition of beauty from garden

Centennial painter Tatiana Dowell grows a beautiful backyard garden, and loves to gather, arrange and record her flowers in exuberant, expressionistic paintings. Her new exhibit, “Floral …

Survivalists offer range of options for uncertain future

Castle Rock resident Kiki Bandilla wanted to live a self-reliant life — the kind of life, as she describes it, in which she could sustain herself without depending on “institutions or grocery …
Terri Gentry holds up a photo of the McClain twins, one of whom was her great grandmother. Gentry is a board member of the Black American West Museum, which is inside Dr. Justina Ford's former home and doctor's office.

The 'Mother Teresa' of Five Points

For Dr. Justina Ford, simply doing her job was an uphill battle. Although she was one of the first women to practice medicine in Colorado, she was not allowed to do so in a hospital because she was …

Journalist Maria Hinajosa will speak at History Colorado, in a series celebrating the centennial of the Vote for Women.
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History museum event is tied to series on women’s influence

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of National Public Radio will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, a feature of “Bold Women. Change History.” at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. She is part …
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Denver Film Festival takes audiences to new places

At its core, film is an expression of people’s lives, and as such, it stands to reason film festivals would mirror this fact. And for more than two decades, the Denver Film Festival was at least …
“Poppies Delight” by Rita Campbell, which took third place in the “Code Red” show at the Depot Art Gallery.

Red predominates in gallery exhibit

There are certainly many ways of seeing, envisioning, interpreting the primary color red … “Code Red” is the Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s latest exhibit, running through Nov. 10 at the …
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New works coming to area art gallery

Littleton artists Tatiana Dowell and Michelle Lamb will exhibit new work opening from 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 25 at CORE New Art Space, in 40 West, at 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood. Dowell creates …
Denver Botanic Gardens will be lit up with hundreds of carved pumpkins, crafted by professional carvers.

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …

Baskets by Karen Lugenbill will be included in the Rocky Mountain Weavers’ Guild Annual Fiber Arts Sale 2019, which is Oct. 10-12 at Englewood Civic Center.

Fiber Arts Sale is back in time for holiday shopping

The Community Room at Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, is again the place to begin holiday shopping on Oct. 10 (4 to 8 p.m.); Oct. 11 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.); Oct. 12 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) …
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An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been …
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Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers …
Biologist/photographer Ronan Donovan will speak in “National Geographic Live” Series at Lone Tree Arts Center on Oct. 13. Howling lessons shown here!
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National Geographic Live event eyes social animals

Biologist-turned-photographer Ronan Donovan will appear Oct. 18 at Lone Tree Arts Center in the 2019-2020 National Geographic Live series. “Social By Nature” features floor-to-ceiling images …
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Love awaits in the Plaza Suite

William Shakespeare once wisely observed that the course of true love never did run smooth, but legendary playwright Neil Simon knew that didn’t mean the bumpy road couldn’t be filled with …

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Craft fair guaranteed to draw attendees

The 2019 Friends of the Littleton Library/Museum Craft Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, rain or shine, featuring more than 250 crafters’ booths with handmade wares. Attendance is …
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