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A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Katy McQuaid believes the most important trait of the Finnish Lapphund breed of dog is that they know how to look into someone’s eyes and let them know they are loved. “This is what Grace does … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Author Phil Goodstein decided it was time to bring one of his books into the 21st century 25 years after its original publication. “The Ghosts of Denver: Capitol Hill” was first published in … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Anthony Garcia’s family has been in the New Mexico/Colorado area since the 1500s — nearly 400 years. Garcia grew up in a small town in northern Colorado and has lived and worked in Denver since … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Jamey O’Donnell started writing his first book in 1999. But it got put on a shelf, and it wasn’t until the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns of 2020 that O’Donnell felt he had a book in him. … more

Creating positive change through music-centered programs

One of Kelly Waltrip’s favorite memories is from when the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) performed at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June 2016. “It was spectacular,” Waltrip … more

CPR’s Nathaniel Minor talks trains

On the surface, studying the effectiveness of transit services may not seem like the hottest topic out there. But the subject fascinates Nathaniel Minor, whose new four-part “Ghost Train” … more

Telling history with imagination

Finding steady footing in spaces that have historically been antagonistic to your presence is no small thing. But that’s just one of the things that united Caroline Randall Williams, Rhiannon … more

A cinematic celebration of resilience

There are many reasons to attend a festival, but most regular attendees will explain that it’s the community of attendees that keeps them returning. This year, the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival will be able to offer that again, with the return to the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, from Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. more

A tribute to perserverance at the DJFF

If there’s one thing most of us have learned over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perseverance. And that all-important trait is honored in the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. … more

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

Finding the laughs over Golden

There’s been no shortage of shortages over the last couple years, but one of the most difficult has been the deficit of laughter - and things worth laughing about. And let’s face it, we could use … more

Athena Project hosts annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser

The Athena Project is inviting the community to celebrate its 10th anniversary and mark Women’s History month with its annual Cocktails & Comedy Fundraiser on March 5. The Athena Project is a … more

Five fun and easy ways to enjoy the outdoors this winter

Cooler temperatures and shorter days mark the start of winter activities in Colorado. If you enjoy being outdoors, there is no shortage of activities in and around Denver to make the most of this … more

Denver Jewish Film Festival returns in February

Yes, Richard Cowden does have some favorites among the 34 films that will be shown at the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival, to be held from Feb. 14 to March 1. “When I first started at the … more

Denver Woman’s Press Club digs for buried writing talent

Winning the Unknown Writers’ Contest sent aerospace engineer Petra Perkins’ career on a new trajectory. “It opened up a new world of possibilities,” said Perkins, who lives in Highlands Ranch … more

Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great … more

Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru … more

Golden Cowboy Poetry Gathering wraps up on high note

Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. more
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