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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

Red Rocks 9/11 stair climb in photos

After a virtual event last year, the Colorado Stair Climb to honor the 343 New York City firefighters who were killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. on Sept. 11, 2001, was held in …
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Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in …

Fall stewardship days return to South Platte

There are two upcoming opportunities for people who would like to volunteer to tend to the South Platte River. Both events take place on Sept. 25 at Globeville Landing Park. Parking for the events …
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Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, …
Sundown Colorado, a sober music festival with a focus on radical wellness and an emphasis on mindfulness and connecting through music, takes place from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 11 at RiNo’s Festival Grounds at 3715 Chestnut Pl. The all-ages event will feature electronic music performances by N2N, DoubleCrush and Ishe, with headlining performances by Yolanda Be Cool and Autograf. Other activities part of the outdoor festival includes art installations by local artists, a nonalcoholic cocktail bar, a local vendor village and a healing tent with guided meditations. Tickets cost $24.99 per person and can be purchased online at www.sundowncolorado.com.

Sober music festival takes place Sept. 11

Sundown Colorado, a sober music festival with a focus on radical wellness and an emphasis on mindfulness and connecting through music, takes place from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 11 at RiNo’s Festival …

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 …
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The cast of Miners Alley Playhouse's "Before You Go," directed by John Ashton.
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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 …
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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 …
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Lone Tree resident’s book headed for space

Dow Phumiruk, Lone Tree resident and member of the Lone Tree Arts Commission, has illustrated 15 children’s books including “Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13.” This …
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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 …

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 …
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Littleton artist Sue Blosten's "Goldilocks Tiptoes" was part of a Lafayette gallery show.
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Found objects become art for gallery show

Littleton artist Sue Blosten's “Goldilocks Tiptoes” and her “Reggie Reznour Minibarbot” appeared with 67 other artworks created from found objects and trashed materials in an exhibit on Aug. …
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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 …
The Manitou Cliff Dwellings was one of the attractions I visited during my extended weekend getaway to Manitou Springs in July.

Send me your vacation pics

One of the best things about being a reporter for a community-centric publication is being able to get readers involved with the newspaper. And I have another opportunity for you to do so. As summer …
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Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …

Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
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