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‘Fearless pioneers and tireless trailblazers’

Dallas Burleson stepped up to the lectern and welcomed people joining Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus for a Sunday service. She was accompanied onstage by her daughter, Stacie Burleson, to …
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
Four members of East High School’s sustainability club participate in a trash pickup at City Park in Denver in October 2020.

Ensuring a livable space in the future

Those involved with the Youth Sustainability Board believe that “when you’re fighting for the Earth, you’re fighting for all the people on it.” These are the words of Dakota Gelman, a junior …
A youth works on a creative project during the 2019 Girl Fierce event. The 2021 event will take place virtually on April 24.

Community conversations about the impacts of COVID

People have been feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year. These impacts include — but are not limited to — feelings of disconnection and isolation. It is important to …

Spring cleaning for the earth

It is common knowledge that improper disposal of hazardous waste can have negative impacts on the environment. Often, the chemicals and materials that make up hazardous waste cannot be broken down, …

Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …
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A group of youth write during a Phoenix Rising workshop in a previous year. Art from Ashes is conducting its workshops virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic, but plans to return to in-person once it’s safe to do so.

Young people ‘are at the heart of everything we do’

When Daniella Riggio first got involved with Art from Ashes about five ago, she was a homeless teen struggling with mental health issues. Today, the 22-year-old serves as a youth ambassador for Art …

Denver Restaurant Week shifts to spring

This year's Denver Restaurant Week has shifted to take place in the spring, VISIT DENVER announced in a news release. The 2021 dates are April 23-May 2. Traditionally, the 10-day showcase of Denver's …

Something to scream about

Denver Film and Scream Screen are presenting Welcome to Amityville! as a four-day virtual program this April. It begins at 7 p.m. April 22 and runs through 11:45 p.m. April 25. The program is being …
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A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit …

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ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry …
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A place for everyone in the effort

Happy Earth Day birthday to all those who, like me, are celebrating birthdays. As our globe reckons with the fall out and recovery from COVID-19, we have immense opportunity and responsibility to …
Vocalists and a band directed by Kenny Moten will bring the music of James Taylor to Lone Tree Arts Center on March 19-20.
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James Taylor’s songs set for three shows

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, presents a concert, both in-person and virtual, with a band and vocalists, directed by Kenny Moten, performing music of James Taylor. (“Carolina …
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A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …
Brian Hubbell shows his “Pikes Peak and Devils Head” painting. Hubbell will lead the “Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” workshop for Heritage Fine Arts Guild.
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Landscape painting workshop set for Zoom presentation

“Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” with local painter Brian Hubbell will be offered by Heritage Fine Arts Guild as a Zoom workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on March 13. $25 members; $30 …

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Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be …
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