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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 … more

Poetry Gathering beckons well-versed cowboys, cowgirls to Golden

If you’re a hankerin’ for a weekend rich in the storied history of the American West, then gather ‘round the campfire for the 2022 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, coming up Jan. 15 and 16 at the American Mountaineering Center in downtown Golden. more

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. more

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 … more

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 … more

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. more

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. more

Nice ice, Santa!

Ten festive ice sculptures are placed throughout downtown Evergreen, Bergen Park and El Rancho, courtesy of the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce. more

One-woman show for Evergreen artist

“Sinners, Saints and Fools,” a solo exhibition of kiln-fired, painted stained glass by Evergreen artist Maria Valentina Sheets will be at Valkarie Gallery in Lakewood from until Jan. 9. Sheets of … more

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 … more

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 … more

Bandimere lights up the holidays

Bandimere glows with Christmas spirit during Christmas in Color event. more

Bailey resident teaches class on baking at high altitudes

If your cakes fall and your cookies are hard when you bake at high altitude, you're not alone. In Bailey, Kathy Mastroianni has been teaching people how to adjust recipes for successful baking in the mountains for about eight years. more

'This is Colorado' returns to Arapahoe Community College gallery

The 45th annual “This is Colorado” exhibit opened Nov. 30 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, Littleton campus. Hosted by the local Heritage Fine Arts Guild, the … more

Reimagining 'Nutcracker'

When Holly Hynes, the internationally renowned costume designer, sat in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House watching the Colorado Ballet’s “Nutcracker” she thought that it looked “pretty … more

Santa’s Gouache Helper

For Tom Newsom, one of about six Santa painters across the United States, inspiration comes from the foothills of the Rockies. “Living in the mountains in Colorado is pretty inspiring,” Newsom … more

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 … more

‘A Hudson Christmas’ has roots in past

As I enjoy the thousands of lights at Hudson Gardens this season, I recall a long-ago conversation with my good friend Evelyn Hudson. She told me she had been in the Littleton city planning office (a … more

Evergreen Players add more adult acting classes, intimate theater

As the Evergreen Players get back to live theater productions, the organization has found community interest in more adult acting classes. “Now we have even more emphasis on adult education,” … more

Look to the sky and catch the ‘Meteor Shower’

Every holiday season there are productions you’re guaranteed to see popping at theaters all over — classics like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.” And there’s absolutely nothing … more
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