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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

‘Fearless pioneers and tireless trailblazers’

Dallas Burleson stepped up to the lectern and welcomed people joining Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus for a Sunday service. She was accompanied onstage by her daughter, Stacie Burleson, to …
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Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
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Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Film, discussion to highlight impact of Americans with Disabilities Act

A film and panel discussion on the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act will be available for free streaming through a partnership between I Am Denver and Denver Film. The virtual film …

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. …

Heidi Haze, 19, makes the most of one of her first lessons in pickleball.

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains …
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Voting for the Biennial of the Americas’ Americas COVID-19 Memorial closes July 18.

Voting for Americas COVID-19 Memorial closes July 18

July 18 is the last day to vote on the artwork submitted for the "Americas COVID-19 Memorial," a project of the Denver-based Biennial of the Americas festival. The Americas COVID-19 Memorial is “an …
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Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the …
“Arc de Jose” is a painting by Cuban artist Cenia Gutierrez Alfonso, who is featured in the upcoming International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

International Folk Art Market returns to Santa Fe

As we contemplate possibilities for summer travel, some readers will be heading south to that favorite destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico. And perhaps some of those will want to visit IFAM, the …
An immersive and exploratory theatrical experience called Beer Quest runs for three weekends from July 15 to Aug. 1.

Beer Quest challenges participants to save a dragon

Community members age 21 and older are invited to participate in Beer Quest, which is an immersive and exploratory theatrical event filled with games, riddles and puzzles. Beer Quest runs Thursday …

Denver's History Colorado Center hosts free concerts in July

The History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway in the Golden Triangle, is hosting a free concert series being called Music Where the Sidewalk Ends. The concerts take place from 7-8 p.m. each Thursday …
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Snowball and Plowzilla to be on the job this winter

I love Colorado. I love having an escape to remoteness anytime I want — it’s only an hour’s drive to visit my parents at their home on five-and-a-half acres nestled in Colorado’s lovely …
Seed from Winecups (Callirhoe Involucrata) at natural seed dispersal.

Seed collecting for the home gardener

The boom of colors and blooms that reign down at the Denver Botanic Gardens this time of year are astounding. From the first gardens you see as you walk through the front gate, such as the …
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SeriesFest season 7 expands in virtual realm

At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, …

Equity markets wave yellow flag

Recent stock market headlines seem contrary to the real economy … or maybe they are predictions. Investors can choose opposing rationale and find justification in print virtually anywhere. Are …

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Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, …
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