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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief … more

Walls can talk — From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, street art thriving in the Denver area

When Denver muralist Austin Zucchini-Fowler came up with the idea to create a mural depicting an angel-winged nurse in a fighter’s stance wearing boxing gloves last April, he did not imagine the … more

Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that … more

Denver Architecture Foundation’s Doors

Everybody lives in a space that was created by somebody. “Everybody works in a space that was created by somebody,” said Dennis Humphries, principal with RATIO, an architecture firm … more

South High student receives community volunteer award

The importance of youth volunteering is worth noting. Young people who volunteer regularly practice skills like collaboration and problem solving. They build relationships and strengthen their … more

‘They learn their voice is important’

The six youths who participated in the Conversations with Gen Z forum may be teens, but the discussion with the community leaders on Aug. 8 was certainly at the adult level. “They (the community … more

Celebrating friendship through song and dance

During the 1918 global pandemic, a new dance was born among Native Americans. Today called the jingle dress dance, its origins came about when Native American women would put jingles on their dress … more

Finding the Common Ground at Walker Fine Art

People are coping with the loss of the summer of 2020 in many ways, but there’s a reason that so many are finding their solace in the natural world - there’s often a comfort and peace in nature … more

It’s tee time in Denver

Another gem was added to Denver’s portfolio of parks and public facilities with the reopening of City Park Golf Course. A soft opening of the course took place on Aug. 20. Attended by Denver Mayor … more

New miniature home, more big fun

While a pandemic isn’t the optimal time for the Denver Museum of Miniature Dolls & Toys to reveal their new home, that isn’t stopping them from celebrating their reopening after two years. … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

Sculpt yourself at Denver’s Sculpture Park

When exercising, location makes a big difference when it comes to how enjoyable the experience can be. Denver Arts & Venues knows this extremely well, as the department organizes the annual Yoga … more

‘In honor of our beloved Joy Burns’

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I bring you some very sad news. Joy Burns, known to the University of Denver as the first woman to chair our Board of Trustees and as the generous spirit behind … more

Grasmere Lake muskrats indulge in summer of love

This summer, visitors to Washington Park may catch themselves humming a truly awful ‘70s pop hit called “Muskrat Love.” Why? Because more of these semi-aquatic rodents have been spotted in and … more

One of Many

The world has changed drastically in such an unexpected way, who could prophesy life would be like this today. COVID-19 has spread rampantly, one after another, the pandemic directed ubiquitous human … more

B-Side Fridays spin again in virtual format

Ask anyone what they’re missing most this summer, and the responses will be as varied as the residents of the city. But there’s one answer that’s bound to pop up over and over — live music. … more

Native Roots joins neighbors for cleanup

Rules barring large group gatherings because of the coronavirus prevented Native Roots from hosting a traditional grand opening in May for its new flagship store in Denver’s Speer neighborhood. So, … more

Discovering Denver’s history and unique characters

Denver’s past includes a multitude of creative self-starters. Some became self-made millionaires, and others were not quite as fortunate. “They’re all interesting characters,” said Diane … more

Scooping and chatting

The Denver Cherry Creek Rotary Club is a small club, but its 30 members are dedicated to making a big impact. “Our motto is ‘Service Above Self,’” said Joel Russman, a Washington Park … more

The Climate Action Task Force

The year 2020 is only half over, and already it has been a year like no other. The first six months were dominated by a health crisis due to COVID-19, an economic crisis as a result of the pandemic … more
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