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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 … 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

For the love of monsters: Immersive artainment experience offered at Denver Pavilions

The world-renowned monster-makers at Greeley’s own Distortions Unlimited and the award-winning production team at Loveland-based Blazen Illuminations have teamed up to offer Denver an out-of-this … more

Upcoming virtual film fests

Denver Jewish Film Festival The 25th annual Jewish Community Center (JCC) Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s Denver Jewish Film Festival takes place Feb. 8-17. The event is powered by The Chotin … more

Stephanie Herm named chief operating officer of JCC Denver

Stephanie Herm has been hired to serve as the new chief operating officer of the Staenberg - Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver). In this role, Herm will oversee all of the JCC Denver’s … more

Telling the often-untold stories of significant women

Mike Broemmel says he stumbled into becoming a playwright. In the early 2000s, he wrote a short story called “The Baptism,” which tells the story of a “town run amuck with religious … more

Music Advancement Fund addresses cultural needs

Music does much more than entertain and affect the emotion of listeners — as an industry, a vibrant music scene can positively affect the economy of a city, and as a form of creative expression, it … more

A new year begins Upon Closer Reflection

Of the many ways to describe the last near-year of pandemic living, one could certainly do much worse than the term still life. Not only have so many people’s lives been stilled by lockdown, but … more

Free COVID-19 tests for Denver Public Schools students

All Denver Public Schools students may now get a free COVID-19 test before returning to school for in-person learning later this month. DPS has expanded its partnership with COVIDCheck Colorado to … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

‘Processing a Pandemic’

The Class of 2020 missed out on a lot this year because of COVID-19. Going to prom and a commencement ceremony, to name two high school traditions. That’s why Denver resident Angela Roberts is so … more

Black American West Museum to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford

The Black American West Museum is inviting the public to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford with a free live-stream event on Jan. 22. Ford was Colorado’s first licensed Black female physician, best known … more

26 nonprofits receive Caring for Denver grants

The goal is to do more to support mental health and the fight against substance misuse in the Denver community. In November 2018, Denver voters approved a mental health funding sales tax that puts … more

Flirting in full swing on Grasmere Lake

Despite the cold temperatures, a hot singles scene is developing in the middle of Washington Park’s Grasmere Lake. Many species of wild ducks have arrived in Colorado from points north — and they … more

2020: A wild ride for Denver real estate

The year 2020 will be remembered for many things — some good, a lot not-so-much, and then some just plain fascinating. Put the Denver real estate market down in that last category, as it was a wild … more
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