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Documenting Denver in the '80s and '90s

He’s been legally blind since the 1990s. Weinberg uses the latest technology to make the most of the little vision he has remaining to take photos, to get around on his own and to help other people …
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It’s the year of the rabbit

Colorado State University doctoral student Xinyi “Katya” Zhou grew up celebrating Lunar New Year in her hometown of Beijing, China. Each year to celebrate, Zhou’s family would prepare an …

Righting a wrong

They say no two roses are alike. And this is the case for one of Denver’s unsung heroes. There will never be another Maj. Gen. Maurice Rose. The late Maj. Gen. Rose, of Denver, is known for being …

For Girl Scouts, cookie sales generate a sense of accomplishment

The first year that Denver Girl Scout Bianca Morris started selling Girl Scout Cookies, she was hesitant to stand at a grocery store booth because she had yet not built up her confidence with …

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DU’s Lamont School of Music: Winter 2023 Concerts and Events
Jan. 12-March 9 The Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver presents upwards of 300 concerts and events every season, including performances by students, solo and collaborative recitals …
70-Something
Jan. 20-Feb. 26 Seven local artists whose ages range from the 70s to late 90s are showcasing their artwork — which includes ceramic sculptures, paintings and digital artwork — that …
Vance Kirkland’s Cosmos
February 15–May 28 The Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Vance Kirkland (1904–1981), the namesake of the museum, was among the …
Meowdi Gras
Feb. 21 This all ages event takes place on 2023’s Fat Tuesday and will include: tarot readings, art vendors, a mask and crown maker station, creole specials with vegetarian options available …
Joy on Tap at the Children’s Museum of Denver
Feb. 23 This adults-only (21+) craft beer event will allow guests to taste beers from more than 15 local breweries, snack on light bites and enjoy an evening of play experiencing the …
Breakthroughs: A Celebration of RedLine at 15
Feb. 24-May 28 The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) and RedLine Contemporary Art Center are teaming up to present this collaborative exhibition that celebrates RedLine’s 15th …
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Peak winter brings top entertainment

Once every couple months, I get completely bowled over by how much there is to do in the metro area and have to dedicate a column to celebrating the wonderful variety we all have in our backyards. …

Weather and gas prices causing higher utility bills

The spiking energy bills affecting many Coloradans are caused by colder weather and higher gas prices — factors over which neither regulators nor utilities have control, the Colorado Public Utility …

Juvenile violent crime is rising

Violent crimes that land kids and teens in Colorado’s youth corrections system are on the rise, accounting for 41% of admissions in 2022. From homicides, to sexual assaults, to robberies at …

A history lesson in a film

The creators of a new film that will premiere this spring hope it will help the state’s residents and leaders better understand what the state needs to thrive in the future. Set to premiere on …

Y/OUR Denver Photography highlights city in flux

Even though many of us see the Denver skyline daily, there are all kinds of new perspectives and little touches that we may never notice. But the Y/OUR Denver 2022 photography exhibit, the fifth …

Not the 'June Incident,' but the death of Christian Glass

At 16, his car was his first real taste of freedom. At the age of 22, Christian Glass died in an incident involving a former Clear Creek deputy on June 10, 2022 in the same Honda Pilot he drove on his 16th birthday.
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