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‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of …
People take a ride in a photo from The Patch, a farm in Elbert County that puts on fall festivities. The farm sits near the Town of Elizabeth.

Fall festivals abound in metro Denver counties for 2022

Dustin Smith and his wife grew up spending time at their grandparents’ farms, but many years later, Smith’s kids weren’t getting that same experience. So the Smiths opened The Patch, a farm in Elbert County that puts on fall festivities.
Tom Connole, jam leader, plays the guitar during a Wednesday evening Denver RetroGrass Jam Band jam session in August.

Pickin’ and singin’ to benefit Cameron church

Cameron United Methodist Church is more than just a building. It serves its congregation as a faith-based gathering place, but it is also a place that welcomes all sorts of community-wide events — …
William Trevizo sings at a mariachi performance. He, along with the other musicians part of the all-state youth ensemble that make up the Mariachi Estelares de Colorado band, will be performing at this year’s Viva Southwest Festival de Mariachi at Levitt Pavilion Denver.

Mariachi festival comes to Denver Sept. 25

In 2017, a teenaged William Trevizo joined his father’s mariachi band, Mariachi Aguila de Denver. Needing a violin player, the band recruited the classically-trained student who quickly fell in …

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Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the …
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Venture ‘Into the Woods’ at the Arvada Center

There are some names that stand on their own when you’re talking about the theater and Stephen Sondheim is right at the top of that list. So, when the Arvada Center announced it was kicking off its …

Highlighting Denver Authors: Jenny Shank

Denver is Jenny Shank’s muse. “When I was growing up, I can’t remember ever reading a book that was set in Denver,” Shank said. “It made me feel like the stories of my friends and neighbors …

Highlighting Denver Authors: Calvin B. Fisher

Part of Calvin B. Fisher’s routine is to write in the mornings, before he heads to his job as a software engineer for a company based in Denver. Fisher, a resident of Glendale, is originally from …
Ballet Ariel will perform “Carnaval” and “Sleeping Beauty’s Dream" on Oct. 1 and 2 in Denver.

Ballet Ariel season opens with two Denver performances

Ballet Ariel opens its 24thseason featuring two ballet performances in Denver on the first weekend of October. The two ballets to be presented are “Carnaval,” a 1910 masterpiece choreographed by …

The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra’s 75th anniversary season kicks off on Oct. 7.

Denver Philharmonic Orchestra's season commences

The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra's 75th anniversary season kicks off on Oct. 7. The season features six concerts and will run through May 25. The concerts will take place at Central Presbyterian …
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A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest …

Give something away on July 15

One of my favorite pastimes is to go, what I call, thrifting. I love spending a couple of hours on a day off treasure hunting at a thrift shop. Though I don’t always find something I will treasure …
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Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen …
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Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still …

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An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been …
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