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Denver native’s outdoor experience takes his film career to new heights

Denver native Kent Harvey never imagined his passion for outdoor adventure would segue into a career traversing some of the world’s most challenging terrain while capturing the experience for the … more

Colorado’s tango community calls Uptown home

As a dancer stands on the floor at the Denver Turnverein, a look and a small nod is all it takes to find a partner for the milonga —an open floor for Argentine tango dancers. At Tango Colorado, … more

Denver Botanic Gardens scientists help track plant life along urban trail

In the lower levels of the Denver Botanic Gardens, the nonprofit’s herbarium holds more than 70,000 plant specimens as well as fungal samples and plant DNA. The plants are pressed in blotting paper … more

Not quite Cooperstown, but in the ballpark

The one-of-a-kind bat swung by Ty Cobb, the former holder of the all-time hits record before Pete Rose. A room of historic team jerseys. Baseball’s role in the American story. You’ll find all of … more

'Red Rocks Live' captures spirit of venue

Since Red Rocks Amphitheatre first opened as a concert venue, more than 2,000 performances have taken place on its stage by musicians in every genre imaginable. Which meant when the City of Denver … more

Heroine can only run so far from her past

You’ve always marched to the beat of a different drummer. When your friends wanted to do one thing, you were the lone voice of dissent. You rocked your own fashion, hair color, and make-up, never … more

Colfax Museum houses 'endless stream of history and stories'

Jonny Barber was long a fan of members of the beat generation — figures like Jack Kerouac who changed American culture in the postwar years. And when many of these figures came to the Denver area, … more

Pets: ‘They are yours for life’

Shannon Whitecotton’s six dogs have taught her patience, tolerance, how to love unconditionally. They keep life interesting. “We have learned that food can and will be eaten if left on a counter … more

Movies offer escape from heat and traditional fare

The summer months are some of the busiest of the year for the major movies studios — it’s when they release the bulk of their massive blockbuster films, and audiences eager to escape the summer … more

‘Pink Progression’ exhibition pays tribute to Women’s March events

Turn right as you enter the Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive and admire the sleek pink “Ourobouros,” a huge pink snake, circling to bite its tail, by Emma Hardy and Rebecca DiDomenico. It … more

Summer food trucks return to Civic Center Park

As the mid-day sun beamed down on Civic Center Park, Jorge Dominguez smiled warmly from the window of his truck. The young lady standing below him returned the smile as she ordered an arepa — a … more

Pancakes, parades and picnics — Oh, my!

July 2 Four Mile Historic Park Independence Celebration The event will start at 5 p.m. at the park, 715 S. Forest St., on July 2, and has viewing spots of the Glendale fireworks show. The park will … more

DU graduate completes Colfax Marathon

Coming in on the last stretch of the Colfax Marathon in May, Makenzie Bothner paused to check her pace. It was her first marathon. But as a soccer player for the University of Denver and a high … more

South Pearl shakes up annual Music and Beer event

South Pearl’s longtime annual summer show got a new look this year as the Music and Beer Festival. For the past several years, the South Pearl Street Association has put on two concerts, a … more

Denver art students energize Wash Park with annual Summer Market

For metal artist Dea Shea, known to many as the Iron Maiden of Denver, art is an activity done all on her own. But when the annual Summer Art Market rolls around, her passion becomes a team effort … more

Denver PrideFest continues to fight for inclusivity

For many of Denver’s residents, heading to the annual Pride Parade means more than enjoying the June sunshine. Eloise Chajkowski and Brenda Lacewell attended PrideFest on June 17. The pair live in … more

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Options abound for fireworks fun

Independence Day offers a wealth of options for those looking to see the night sky lit up with color and sound. One of the biggest celebrations has been held at Denver’s Civic Center Park for the … more

Renaissance Festival comes to life

The Colorado Renaissance Festival in Larkspur opened its doors for the second weekend this summer last weekend. The festival, inspired by the 16th Century, boasts a village of permanent structures … more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces new season

Variety is the name of the game in the Lakewood Cultural Center’s newly announced LCC Presents 2018-2019 season. “We’re just a 320-seat theater, so every performance here is very intimate,” … more
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