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Jennie Glenn of Pine dances using a hula hoop to Dr. Poz & Friends at the first Evergreen Lake Concert on June 22.

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.
A shuttle for the Colorado Department of Transportation's new Pegasus program that serves stops in Denver, Lakewood, Idaho Springs, Frisco, Vail and Avon.

Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways?
Tommy Burnett, 3, walks into the street following his dad to another spot along the parade route during Evergreen's Rodeo Parade on June 18.

(Cowboy) hats off to the Evergreen rodeo

There’s something extra special about Evergreen on rodeo weekend.
A Ride the Rockies participant bikes up the El Rancho to Genesee bike path on June 17. The six-day ride took participants across the state, and the final day's route had participants start in Breckenridge, go over Loveland Pass, through Clear Creek County and finish in Golden.

Ride the Rockies' final day takes cyclists through Clear Creek, west Jeffco

For some Ride the Rockies participants, those final miles through Clear Creek and Jefferson counties on June 17 were the literal home stretch. About 1,100 cyclists from 49 states and nine countries made the six-day, 436-mile trek from Copper Mountain to Golden.

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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 …
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Alissa Davies posing in front of her series "Firescape."

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 …
Music and Movies at Infinity Park in Glendale returns this summer with live music and a movie showing on June 24, July 8, July 22 and Aug. 12.
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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 …
Dylan Compton glues tennis balls together to form scales for his sculpture of a fish. Sculpture Evergreen provided kids with recycled materials to create their own sculptures.

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.
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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 …

A crowd of people gather at the stage during last year’s Juneteenth Music Festival. Headliners for the 2022 Juneteenth Music Festival are Dave East on June 18 and Twista on June 19.

‘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 …
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Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.
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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 …

Colorado means more dog years for fur babies

Colorado mountain dogs are just plain lucky, even if they don’t know it (but they totally do know it, I am convinced!). Growing up in the South, I conducted regular flea and tick searches on my dogs, often finding a tick as fat as a grape hidden in the soft fur behind the dogs’ ears.
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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 …

Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.
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