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Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer …
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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
Ann Macari Healey

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s …
“Greetings from Denver,” located at 1695 Platte St. in the Highland neighborhood, was painted by Victor Ving, who travels the country full-time in his RV creating large postcard paintings on buildings.

Art for all

For New York-born artist Victor Ving, Colorado looks like craft beer, skiers and Red Rocks Amphitheatre. “At each stop, I collaborate with local artists, businesses and residents to create a piece …
The Latino Cultural Arts Center's new program, Popul/Arte, will be a residence program that merges art and research. It will consist of lectures and art workshops presented virtually, and it's free for anyone who wishes to participate.

New program to merge art and research

The Latino Cultural Arts Center is launching a new residence program that merges art and research. The goal of the new program, which is called Popul/Arte: Merging Art, Culture and Theory, is to …

Nominations sought for Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award

The City of Denver and its Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award Committee are seeking nominations for a community member to be honored with the 2021 Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award. Nominees …
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House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more …
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New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected …
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Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …

Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …
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Grape Hyacinth are some of the first blooms to appear after a long winter.

Spring bulbs in the Water-Smart Garden

Some plants just like it dry — thriving in that spot that you thought was hopeless precisely because it has lean soil and never stays wet for long. Or, the plant may prefer a “wetter” season …
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Think you don’t have time to start seeing a primary care doc? Think again!

As many Coloradoans make health a focus amid COVID-19, one potentially overlooked priority is establishing a relationship — or re-engaging — with a primary care physician. Whether you have …

Honoring the Class of 2021

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic at this time last year, my guess is that every hometown and hyperlocal newspaper across the United States were trying to figure out ways to make their high school seniors …

Parkinson’s patients are not alone

My dad’s birthday is in April, which is also Parkinson’s Awareness Month — an interesting coincidence considering my dad was diagnosed with Parkinson’s roughly 10 or 12 years ago. A little …

A place for everyone in the effort

Happy Earth Day birthday to all those who, like me, are celebrating birthdays. As our globe reckons with the fall out and recovery from COVID-19, we have immense opportunity and responsibility to …
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