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Tapping talent: How local artists help to define metro Denver's beer scene

Sitting in the studio of Noelle Phares, a 35-year-old artist based in Lakewood, a collection of seasonal beers from the Colfax microbrewery West Fax Brewing can be seen adorning her shelves.  …
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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 …
The view looking east on Dec. 29 from the intersection of Powhaton Road and 26th Avenue, not far from Adams County's highest-elevation point.

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation …
Snow fell steadily during Skate the Lake on New Year’s Eve as attendees skated on the rink. This year’s event at the Evergreen Lake House included skating, food trucks, an indoor movie and culminated in a laser show over the lake.

A snowy New Year’s Eve

More than 1,000 people of all ages braved the area’s first significant snowstorm on New Year’s Eve to participate in the fun of Skate the Lake, in its 26th year. It can aptly be described as a Hallmark-like event.

Devil’s Rope

Native Americans called barbed wire “devil’s rope” because of the slow and painful manner with which it entrapped and killed bison.

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Benchmark Theatre confronts our American darkness

The Jan. 6 capitol insurrection is one of the darkest days in the history of the country — one that we’re still reeling from and trying to figure out to prevent from happening again.
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Best in Show: “Denver Museum of Nature and Science”

Denver through 'Y/OUR' lenses

The Denver Architecture Foundation and the Colorado Photographic Arts Center have announced the winners of the 2021 Y/OUR Denver Photography Competition. The winners are: • “Denver Museum of …
“Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World,” the latest exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, offers many opportunities for all ages to get hands-on experience with STEAM concepts.
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Rock the world at Denver Museum of Nature & Science

If you read about pop music with any regularity, you’ve probably seen a story that pops up every now and then — one that says guitar-based music is dead. And yet, the instrument and its music …
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Dazzle celebrates 25 years of jazz

Jazz is one of America’s quintessential creations — one that continues to influence and inspire, even for people who may not consider themselves fans of the genre. Dazzle, Denver’s jazz …
The family of Gary Wyman is hosting an ALS walk at Evergreen Lake on Saturday. Gary was raised in Evergreen, and he died in 2018 from the disease.

Movie documents Evergreen man’s journey during his battle with ALS

On Dec. 21, F4D Studio in Golden released the film “From the Passenger Seat” that documents Wyman’s final road trip with friends during his journey with  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Wyman, a 1998 Clear Creek High School graduate, died on Dec. 21, 2018, at age 38.

When making his jewelry, Kassery uses quality materials like sterling silver.

Bailey artist wrapping his head around making jewelry

Being the youngest artist at the River Canyon Gallery in Bailey is just the beginning of wire-wrapping jewelry artist Dane Kassery's journey as a creator.
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Dr. Todd Wisser

Isolation and loneliness carry health risks for older Americans

We’re heading into the holiday season, which is often embraced as a time to get together with friends and family to celebrate traditional holidays. However, what can be a joyous time for some, may …
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The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools …
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Time matters as 2021 ends at Walker Fine Art

Over the centuries many, many artists in all disciplines have tackled the fluidity and unknowability of time. Which means the contributors to Walker Fine Art’s latest exhibit, A Matter of Time, are …
The Zoo Lights attraction at the Denver Zoo is among holiday lighting treats scattered throughout the Denver metro area.
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Holiday lights make holidays bright

Families with kids can ooooh and aaahh over holiday lights, but so can older adults! Magic is in the air these days as one drives down Littleton's Main Street or heads out to the Trail of Lights at …

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Miners Alley says farewell to ‘A Christmas Carol’

If you speak to most actors, they’ll tell you that every production creates a family feeling between the cast and crew. And while that feeling is important, it’s fleeting, since people tend to go …
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