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Take a hop, skip and a jump into the city for Lindy Hop

In 1928, two Black dancers in a dance marathon in Harlem — George Snowden and Mattie Purnell — broke away from each other to throw in some solo freestyling. With that, they started the process of creating one of the most popular swing dances ever: Lindy Hop. more

Four foothills dance studios join forces to present 'The Nutcracker'

For four dance studios in Evergreen and Conifer, there's been a bright side to the pandemic. more

Expressing themselves: Vertical Skills Academy students recite original poetry

Writing poetry is like taking your heart and putting it on paper. That was how Wynston Unger, a fourth grader at Vertical Skills Academy, explained his second attempt at writing poetry. Winston and his classmates read their poetry and explained their inspiration for their topics at a Poetry Jam on Nov. 18 at Bivouac Coffee. more

DFF45 stands as example of film’s wide reach

In many ways, there’s never been a better time to be a cinephile. The combination of a rainbow of streaming services that cater to practically every interest and the return of in-theater screening … more

Blossoming painters: Evergreen High School club adds beauty near the dam by creating a blooming mural

The Evergreen dam garden is now blooming year-round. more

Rise of charcuterie has businesses bringing in the cheddar

Traditionally, playing with food has a bad reputation, but the rising popularity of charcuterie boards is changing that by encouraging diners to get creative with endless mix-and-match options. more

Explore a new planet at Wings Over the Rockies

The idea of traveling to another planet seems closer than ever in recent years — no longer is it an idea solely left to the science fiction writers among us. And the Wings Over the Rockies Air … more

Foothills State of the Arts: David Arkenstone, 'Steel Magnolias' and 'Honk!'

Upcoming shows in the foothills more

Blankslate looks ahead with ‘Summer on a Salt Flat’

For many people, college leads to all kinds of new starts. For Tess Condron, Rylee Dunn and Emma Troughton, their time at the University of Denver led to the formation of the indie rock trio … more

DFF45 brings the world’s stories to Denver

There’s a reason that during the worst parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, so many people turned to the film world for solace and inspiration. The Denver Film Festival is aiming to achieve that same … more

The therapeutic nature of art: Therapists discuss how expression helps with emotions, trauma

Art therapy is something people can practice every day. Simply as a method of expression, or when mental health is at stake, art therapy is a good tool for therapists to use. more

Say yes to ’The River Bride’ at the Arvada Center

Magical realism is one of the most difficult genres to tackle – blending the recognizable with the mystical is a fine line to walk. For the first production of the Arvada Center Black Box … more

Newman Center celebrates 20 years bigger than ever

Reaching the milestone of two decades in operation is an achievement that any arts organization should rightfully celebrate. But add in that it’s the first full season since the COVID-19 pandemic, … more

Visit Stars Hollow on Gilmore Girls Day

Gilmore Girls” is one of the best shows for those who appreciate sharply drawn characters, lightning-fast dialogue and small towns with a personality that just can’t be replicated. That’s … more

Rosenberry Lecture series returns to in person

Everybody missed different things when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to go virtual. For some it was concerts at their favorite venues, others movies at their local silver screen and for … more

Sculpture Evergreen, CAE to combine forces

Sculpture Evergreen and Center for the Arts Evergreen are merging. more

‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of … more

Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the … more

Open Door Studios opens home workshops to the community

Twenty-six Evergreen artists had a lot of company at their homes Sept. 17-18. more

State of the Arts

CAE gets grant for gallery addition; Art for a Cause in Golden; Everscream Readings more
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