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Many Denver metro area businesses now in level blue under 5-Star rules

Colorado's arrival at the milestone of getting COVID-19 vaccine shots to 70% of people ages 70 and older opened the door for some businesses in Denver metro counties to open up to larger crowds. … more

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. … more

As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory … more

Teller Elementary to benefit from fundraiser

Any homeowner looking to sell their home that is located within the school boundaries of Teller Elementary School can participate to be randomly selected as the Teller Centennial Home. The Teller … more

The Center on Colfax launches book club

The Center on Colfax understands that people have busy schedules. That’s why it created a book club for which people can choose whether or not to read the book ahead of time. The new book club is … more

Learning from a troubled past

At 9:30 p.m. on a chilly February evening in 1970, a series of huge explosions rocked Denver’s Congress Park neighborhood. If not for the darkness, bystanders would have seen smoke pouring from the … more

How a smart refrigerator helps build community

Alejandro Flores-Muñoz remembers his mother going door-to-door to sell her homemade flan and cheesecake to support her family. Today, the 31-year-old Capitol Hill resident realizes how beneficial a … more

‘We know these stories exist’

Athena Project knows that it all starts with the stories of the artists to fully understand the challenges they face. “It’s one thing to let people know that women are underrepresented,” said … more

Metro State alum reaches 1,000th landing milestone

Whether a pilot is new to the craft or a seasoned veteran with many at-sea deployments under their belt, landing a jet on an aircraft carrier is exhilarating, sometimes terrifying, and is certainly … more

‘We already assume you’re brilliant, and have something to contribute’

A group of Denver Public Schools alumni want to make a difference in the education that future students of the district receive. “We want to help people dream bigger,” said TeRay Esquibel, … more

Emily Griffith college continues tradition of soup giveaway

According to the tradition’s backstory, Emily Griffith, founder of Emily Griffith Technical College at 1860 Lincoln St., and her sister, Florence, started bringing free soup for students after … more

The Blue Bench announces new executive director

Megan Carvajal has become The Blue Bench’s new executive director. The Blue Bench is a comprehensive sexual assault prevention and support center that serves the Denver metro area. The nonprofit, … more

Fostering community, connections and collaborations

Aside from earning a degree, something else of value that people generally take away from the university experience is the friendships. “These relationships are often some of the … more

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 … more

A Tyrannosaur named Sue

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era … more

Young opera singers set to compete

Like professionals in any field of theatrical/musical arts, young opera singers must travel a challenging path to arrive onstage. Hours of rehearsing, more hours of language and musical technique … more

High school sports roundup: Rival hoops games not like they used to be

Boys basketball games between Mountain Vista and ThunderRidge used to be the highlight of the season, with overflow crowds packing the gym. Games between the rival schools are still good, but the … more

Denver Public Library celebrates Black History Month with virtual events, programs

The Denver Public Library is inviting everyone to celebrate Black History Month through its lineup of virtual events and programs. All of the events and programs celebrate and honor African-American … more

DJFF leans in to on-demand viewing

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t only changed the way film festivals screen their films for audiences, but the kinds of films they want to highlight. When getting the programming in place for the 25th … more

Making the lives of health-care workers better and brighter

For three days, local artists Karlee Mariel and Raj Chaudhuri spent time photographing the frontline health-care workers at Denver’s St. Joseph Hospital. They sought to capture the diversity of the … more
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