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‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps … more

Road closures, power outages reported as storm wreaks havoc on Denver metro area and beyond

Gov. Jared Polis authorized the activation of the Colorado National Guard and declared an emergency as a blizzard continued to sweep across the Front Range the afternoon of March 13. more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da … more

Teens’ creativity soars in nonprofit’s art studio class

After setting up tables for class, teenagers come to collect paints, markers, paper or brushes for their individual projects. Often, they stop to chat with Karl Poulson, an art teacher who has been … more

Pushing for a much-needed park in University Hills

Readers may be surprised to learn that in 1945 Denver was experiencing a housing crisis. With the end of World War II, millions of soldiers were looking to settle down and start their lives. With … more

Grandoozy pumps the brakes

Grandoozy, the new music festival that organizers had hoped would become a Denver institution, is taking a break in 2019 after one year. The festival ran over three days last September, drawing in an … more

DU students to build home powered by renewable energy

A team of 20 University of Denver students will be participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2020 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, the university announced in a news release. In a series of … more

Finding your center with Denver yoga

Yoga studios throughout Denver are seeing an increase in yoga nidra classes, in which participants flow through poses, breathing and flexibility — all laying down on the floor. Katrina Gustafson, … more

Handyman charged with arson in Denver explosion

Denver fire officials have arrested the former handyman of a building destroyed in August by a fire and charged him with first-degree arson and first-degree attempted murder in connection with the … more

I-70 project continues on schedule with March closures

Although February has been one of the Denver metro area’s coldest months in years – with temperatures averaging 28 degrees – crews continue to make progress on the Central 70 Project and remain … more

Denver venues break out photos for Month of Photography

When Paul Brokering approached Denver’s Space Gallery years ago, he knew the gallery showed very little photography. But he had a plan to win over gallery owner Michael Burnett: showing him … more

Skip the will power — it’s Girl Scout Cookie time

From saving for an island vacation to purchasing new uniforms, Girl Scouts have big plans for their cookie sales money. “Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led,” said Darby Petitt, a troop … more

Basic principles help guide good garden design

Landscape design is an art unlike any other, as it is an ever-changing canvas that is both a functional space and an expression of artistic design. We must consider the ecology and environment as … more

Denver students, teachers and administrators reflect on the strike

THE TEACHERS For teachers Justine Sawyer from South High School and Liv Saetta from Summit Academy in southwest Denver, it was about fighting the Pro-Comp system and where funds were going. “(I … more

Defining great schools and teachers

Just before the December holiday break I received in the mail a glossy, 100-page magazine from Denver Public Schools. It was the 2019-20 school year “Great Schools Enrollment Guide” for middle … more

‘Refilling your cup’ can help keep stress at bay

I love my job as an editor. But there are days when I feel buried in emails, torn between multiple projects as I navigate the logistics of putting out two monthly papers. Stress is a part of … more

New sculpture from Mexican artist lights up Denver park

Mexico-based artist Jorge Marín returned to Denver earlier this year to unveil a new sculpture at Riverfront Park near downtown. “Luz de Denver” will be in the park permanently, according to a … more

Denver couples get married during annual Valentine's tradition

Rosemary Perepeliatnikov and new husband Alexi wanted to avoid the pressures of a big wedding. They just wanted something “sweet and simple.” And tying the knot on Valentine’s Day seemed ideal. … more

Denver Police celebrate 160 years with new badge

On Feb. 1, the Denver Police Department celebrated 160 years by introducing a commemorative badge honoring the anniversary. Police Chief Paul Pazen authorized officers to wear the badge, designed by … more
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