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First Evergreen Lake Concert sees hundreds come out for annual event

There’s no better way to spend a summer Wednesday evening in Evergreen than at the first Evergreen Lake Concert of the season. more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other … more

Infinity Park blends music and movies for new summer season

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everything is better under a warm summer’s night sky. And that’s just one of the reasons the Music and Movies at Infinity Park series has been such a … more

Center for the Arts Evergreen hosts third annual Day of the Arts

Chalk scratches against concrete, a guitar strums from the stage and Center for the Arts Evergreen begins its third annual Day of the Arts. more

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still … more

‘Music is a connector’

Growing up in Denver, Charles Luis Cox II remembers celebrating Juneteenth every year with family. They would pack a picnic and go to the park. Or, they would go to Lincoln Hills — historically a … more

Zipper artist coming to Evergreen June 25 and 26

Old, broken zippers get a new life starring in art pieces created by Janet Petrell, a unique artist who will be featured in the Evergreen Mountain Art Celebration on June 25 and 26.  more

Cathy Jones named Evergreen Arts Person of the Year

When Evergreen artist Cathy Jones served on the committee selecting the Arts Person of the Year for Center for the Arts Evergreen, she thought there were many deserving artists to get the honor. more

New sculptures placed throughout Evergreen in annual event

Downtown Evergreen was filling with the typical Saturday morning crowd on June 4 as artist Steve Landis watched his “Snow Queen” sculpture find its new home for the next year. more

An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to return to Olde Town Arvada after two-year layoff

The world’s only festival focusing on archtop guitars is returning to Arvada after a two-year COVID-19-induced layoff, with the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to come to Olde Town from … more

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary … more

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 … more

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 … more

Art you can eat: Conifer resident makes delicious works of art

Lorene “LoLo” Klopfenstein, a baker and treat decorator at Coffee Bean N Bakery, did not always create elaborate cakes and cookies; she started out cooking in Indiana.  more
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