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In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite … more

Novels and self help: Evergreen authors cover wide-ranging topics in new books

`Falling Forward: A Woman’s Journey West’By Pat Jurgens They say people should write about what they know, and Pat Jurgens of Evergreen has done just that in her first historical fiction novel. … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

Social-distanced Santa

COVID-19 won’t stop Santa Claus from making his yearly trip tomorrow night to deliver presents around the world. According to local and national health officials, Santa is immune from … more

Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art … more

Congregation Beth Evergreen lighting the way

Miracles. Gratitude. Joy. As families at Congregation Beth Evergreen celebrated Hanukkah this week, they also celebrated the miracle of family, talked about their gratitude for the blessings in their … more

A historical (railway) connection between Idaho Springs and Silver Plume

For the first time in more than 35 years, Colorado and Southern Coach #70 has left the station — or rather, its spot behind Idaho Springs City Hall — and is once again connecting two Clear Creek … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

A little joy, magic for Christmas

Whitney Pickering knows how to create Christmas magic. Children are filled with wonder and parents are grateful for the joy she has brought as she helps Santa respond to kids’ letters. The Wah … more

Breaking the ice in Evergreen

Ice sculpting is not for the weak-hearted. While the cold, heavy, slippery ice can be dangerous, it’s a challenge that ice sculptor Jess Parrish takes on with relish. Parrish, who lives in … more

Miners Alley is a home four holiday theater

Holiday theater is a big deal, as Len Matheo, executive and artistic director at Miners Alley Playhouse, well understands. He estimates that the theater makes about 25 percent of its yearly income in … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Miles of secrets in the Mile High City

Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely … more
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