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Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Not the same old story

Five women gathered in the Evergreen Library community room recently to discuss why, in this case, they didn’t like the book of the month. No one had much to say that was favorable about the book, … more

It’s a fine art

Art lovers were treated to works by more than 90 artists during the Evergreen Fine Arts Festival last weekend. Thousands of people perused the booths at the Buchanan ballfield, enjoying paintings, … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Music fills the hills during ConiferFest

It was a beautiful day and the perfect place for a music festival. Beaver Ranch was alive with rocking melodies on Aug. 21 for the second annual ConiferFest, with this year's event a more typical … more

Barefoot in Marshdale Park

Nearly 300 people took off their shoes at the Marshdale Fields on Aug. 21 to fight child trafficking one step at a time. They attended the third annual Mountain Community Barefoot Mile, nearly … more

Kiwanis commences cornhole competition

Four bean bags, a board with a hole in it and some folks willing to give it a toss — that’s all that’s needed for a game of cornhole. And on Aug. 14, more than 120 folks gathered on Buchanan … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Discovering new old places: Denver metro area offers lesser-known historical sites

While the Denver metro area is dotted with well-known aging ranches and charming historical homesteads, some history lovers of the area may be in search of a different kind of site — one they … more

50 Ways to Leave Your Boredom Behind in Denver

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House and the Brown Palace. But there’s undoubtedly some who will not recognize the Gonzalez … more

A cat, elk mashup

While Denver might have Meow Wolf, Evergreen has one better: Meow ELK. Meow ELK is an artistic collaboration of sorts between the Cat Care Society in Lakewood and the Evergreen Area Chamber of … more

Littleton's Hudson Gardens is treat for lovers of nature, shows

When the Central City Opera Company determined that COVID rules and regulations would not allow for summer performances in the wonderful 1878 Opera House, an arrangement was made to move about 35 … more

Great to see fair play - Jefferson County Fair wraps up with 4-H camaraderie

There were twice as many animal entries in this year's Jefferson County Fair as there usually are. For Emily DeMayo, the mother of a first-time 4-H participant, she isn't surprised. "The way things … more

Explore creative expressions at Walker Fine Art

I think all creative expression is an experiment. The creator may know what they’re aiming for, but there’s no guarantee things will pan out the way you hope. The often-abstract act of making is … more

Evergreen/Conifer hiking groups get out weekly to view nature, socialize

Go take a hike — literally. The hikers in both the Evergreen Newcomers and Neighbors and Conifer Newcomers & Neighbors groups are addicted to hiking, organizing hikes each week May through … more

Fine art done fast

Forty artists flocked to Georgetown and Silver Plume last week to participate in the fourth annual Georgetown Plein Air festival. Each artist, painting outdoors, created one to three works. The event … more

Bathing beauties: Evergreen's Sudsy Dog Wash gets pups clean while helping EAPL

From Bob the great Dane to Peyton the pug, canines large and small were pampered at the ​​Super Sudsy Dog Wash on July 31. In its ninth year, the dog wash provides an exciting time for dogs and … more

Red Rocks Amphitheatre receives a new roof

Red Rocks Amphitheater, received a new stage roof from GH Phipps in July of 2021. This new roof will allow for more protection from the unpredictable Colorado weather. Red Rocks’ original roof was … more

Picking up where they left off

After a canceled 2020, and a nearly canceled 2021, a Clear Creek community celebration featuring local bluegrass band Rapidgrass was indeed held last Sunday. The event also featured musical acts Bob … more
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