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Visual musician’s display sounds like good time

The first time artist Scramble Campbell visited Red Rocks was during a sold-out run of Widespread Panic performances in 2000. In that kind of atmosphere, he couldn’t help but do what comes …

Local nonprofit seeks to connect dogs with sick children

For one child fighting brain cancer, the simple act of a dog laying its head in her lap helped change the course of her life. After adopting her dog at the age of nine, Allison Winn decided to create …

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 …

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 …

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 …
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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 …

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 …

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 …
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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 …

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 …
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Picture yourself in an oil painting

As someone who has visited countless art galleries over the years, a common question I have is what it takes to be a model for one of these artworks. Who has that special something that inspires an …
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Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had …
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PrideFest returning for 44th year

Although it has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, Denver’s PrideFest can trace its roots all the way back to 1975. And this year’s event is going to be the biggest yet. “We’re going …
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