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Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Sebastian Cil and Veronica Hanalwalt present their homemade paella during the first day of the Southwest Plaza farmers market April 30. The day also marked Cil and Hanalwalt's market debut.

Farm-fresh fare: Where to find farmers markets across the metro area

Over the coming weeks, over a dozen farmers markets will be open across the Denver metro area, bringing with them a bounty of offerings such as farm-fresh produce, handcrafted soaps and even ... giant snakes? 
The town of Castle Rock, with Pikes Peak in the distance.

Castle Rock is latest Colorado town to recognize Juneteenth

Though Colorado’s legislature declared Juneteenth a state holiday starting this year, only a few dozen municipalities will observe the day-off. Just over 40 towns and cities in Colorado have …
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Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain …
Horizon High School Class of 2022 Salutatorian Jayce Abeyta speaks to a crowd of 430 graduating seniors and their families and friends May 17 in the CU Events Center.

PHOTOS: Returning faces help Horizon seniors graduate

Former Horizon High School Principal Kim Brady was back on stage May 17 at the CU Event Center to help the school's class of 2022 graduate. Brady recounted that she was the principal when the …

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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …
Arts & Entertainment
A lamp constructed from two pieces of Frank Lloyd Wright art glass will be displayed starting June 17 in the Kirkland Museum’s “Frank Lloyd Wright Inside the Walls” exhibit.

Frank Lloyd Wright art glass lamp coming to Kirkland

The Kirkland Museum, 1201 Bannock St., Denver, announces the gift of a lamp, constructed from two pieces of Frank Lloyd Wright art glass (1903-1904), which will be featured in the show, “Frank …
The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting its Beethoven Celebration on May 25 and 26 on the Antonia Brico Stage at Central Presbyterian Church, 1660 Sherman St. in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood.

Celebrating the life and legacy of Beethoven

In honor of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting its Beethoven Celebration on May 25 and 26 as its season finale. The concert on each night …
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Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
“Good Day Sunshine,” a remembrance of the Beatles, was presented May 1 by Stories on Stage at Denver’s Su Teatro.

‘Good Day Sunshine’ wraps up season

Good Day Sunshine,” a loving remembrance about the Beatles, presented on May 1 at Su Teatro in Denver, brought a happy conclusion to the 2021-22 season for the Stories on Stage organization, which …

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See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …
Columnists

What it means to be a CCMer

May 3, 2021, started off as any other day would. It was a Monday following the week we sent the May 2021 editions of Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile to press, so my tasks for the day …
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You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in …
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Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter …
This print by Val Akula is included in the “Connect” exhibit at Curtis Center for the Arts.

‘Connect’ exhibit shares small prints

A large exhibit of small prints in various techniques is on the walls of Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village, as part of the citywide Mo’ Prints celebration across …

Lauren Bumgarner won first place in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild’s 2022 competition.

Young opera singers take home awards

Denver Lyric Opera Guild members gathered for the monthly Opera on Tuesday meeting, April 5, at Columbine Country Club to hear 10 top finalists in the organization’s annual Competition for Colorado …
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