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Celebrating the life and legacy of Beethoven

In honor of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting its Beethoven Celebration on May 25 and 26 as its season finale. The concert on each night …
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A performance by Oromo Dance Colorado is one of the highlights of the International Rescue Committee’s Welcome Home fundraiser event, which takes place on June 1 at City Park in Denver.

Fundraiser will highlight women’s We Can Do It! program

The International Rescue Committee is hosting its Welcome Home fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. June 1 at the pavilion at City Park, 2001 Steele St., in Denver. IRC is a not-for-profit that is …
Olivia Charpie, a student studying at Emily Griffith Technical College, cuts a client’s hair at Emily’s Salon & Barbershop.

Cutting hair and slicing vegetables

A men’s haircut for as little as $10. A stuffed omelet for about one-half the cost of what a diner charges. A $20 massage. These are among the many bargains to be had at the Emily Griffith …
The Denver Urban Skate Troop gather for a group photo‚ a tradition for every Wednesday night skate. This photo was taken at City Park in Denver.

Skating around Denver

Luis Osorio has been inline skating for about 30 years. He got interested in the sport when he was in his 20s living in New York, and through the years, he has built a community of skate friends who …

The forgotten history of Colorado’s ghost towns

“There’s nothing abandoned in Colorado,” proclaims Melanie Roth from a set of wooden steps outside a cabin in St. Elmo — a ghost town in Chaffee County.

What's in a sign? Street signs carry little-known history in metro Denver counties

If you’ve ever sat at a red light in rush-hour traffic in the Denver metro area, you may have started wondering what all the different logos and colors on street-name signs mean.

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Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery.

Life

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 …

Sports

Legacy 4x800 relay breaks school record amid podium finish

LAKEWOOD–Although the Legacy Lightning girls’ 4-by-800 meter relay team started near the back of the pack, the squad of Gabrielle Shepston, Mia Meraz, Addison Dolan and Kendall Aragon …

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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 …
Coming Attractions

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 …
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Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is …

Calling all class of 2022 graduates

While Denver Public Schools students are getting ready for their spring break, I am already thinking about the students who will be graduating in a couple of months. This means it is that time of …
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