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Getting jazzy

When saxophone player Rico Jones was just 14 years old, he got to jam alongside drummer Tom Tilton and jazz pianist Joe Bonner at Brother Jeff’s Cultural Center in Denver’s Five Points … more

The Crown Jewel of concerts

Oldies but goodies, indeed. The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, and it is planning a jubilant throwback concert. “We’ve been operating continuously … more

Denver Fashion Week returns to city’s runways

Everybody has an outfit or two they love but don’t have the occasion or courage to pull out of the closest. Celebrating style like that — and providing an opportunity to bust out these gems — … more

SeriesFest returns for a blockbuster Season 9

After a bit of a pandemic slowdown, SeriesFest, which celebrates emerging and underserved voices in episodic storytelling, is back bigger and better than ever, overflowing with top-notch television viewing for all audiences.   more

Chicks Fly at Wings Over the Rockies

Women have played a role in aviation since humans first took to the sky, but as is so often the case, they don’t receive nearly the recognition and celebration their male counterparts do. The Wings Over the Rockies’ Chicks Fly! Showcase aims to do something about this fact.   more

‘The Little Prince’ lands at DU

If a story catches a person at the right time, it can stick with them for their whole lives. Since its publication in 1943, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s “The Little Prince” has been one of those … more


Back in 1970, local author, historian and Denver native Phil Goodstein had his first written work published. It was a letter to the editor in “Newsweek.” “That inspired me to keep going,” … more


Colorado native and Denverite Anthony Garcia specializes in telling the stories of the voices who are often not heard. “All my books have that theme,” he said. “I write the stories of the … more


Denverite Julie Federico has been a school counselor for more than 20 years. This experience has provided her with a gift of being able to break down difficult societal topics into a preschooler’s … more

Women+Film Festival brings small stories to big screen

There are many features that make film festivals special events for attendees, but one that keeps me returning every year is the opportunity to catch films on the big screen you might not be able to any other time. more

The Arvada Center invites audiences to join its book club

Anyone who has been in a book club before knows they can be a brilliant opportunity to bond with friends, both old and new, over a shared love of the written word. And they can also be ground zero for all kinds of interpersonal messiness. more

Celebrating children

Día del Niño, or Children’s Day, is a celebration that originated in Mexico. Today, it is also celebrated in many communities across the U.S. “This day recognizes children, pays homage to their … more

Say goodbye to winter with a mix of indoor entertainment

While March is technically the beginning of spring, it isn’t until April that it really starts to feel like we’re transitioning from the cold weather to something more pleasant. April is the … more

Everybody hates Hamlet at Miners Alley

To be or not to be… bored by the ramblings of a certain prince of Denmark is a question one need not face when going to see the hilarious new entry in Miners Alley Playhouse’s season, “I Hate … more

Arvada Center takes audiences back to ‘Our Town’

There are some 20th century plays that are simply synonymous with the theater. And right at the top of that list is Thornton Wilder’s immortal story of small-town life and love, “Our Town.” … more

Denver Jewish Film Festival returns for 27th year

The annual film festival put on by Denver’s Jewish Community Center is for everyone. This is something that Richard Cowden wants to stress. The Denver Jewish Film Festival is open to everybody, not … more

Telling the stories of overlooked subjects

The multitalented Natalia Roberts is about halfway through her Visiting Artist of Color Residency conducted by the Art Students League of Denver. Roberts brought a wealth of talent to the position: … more

Denver Jewish Film Festival adds new voices

There’s nothing wrong with taking a new approach to a beloved event — that’s how new perspectives and stories get added to familiar ones. In his second year as general manager of the JCC Mizel … more

Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival celebrates AAPI stories

Proving the power of storytelling has been part of the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival since its inception and this year it is taking the time to celebrate all the voices that share their stories. more

‘Speaking with Light: Contemporary Indigenous Photography’

In 1977, writer and philosopher Susan Sontag said in her book, “On Photography,” that “to photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves, by having knowledge … more
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