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An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been … more

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to … more

Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … more

New leadership takes over Denver clothing nonprofit

Clothes to Kids of Denver has promoted Valerie Lunka as its new executive director. Lunka has been serving as the nonprofit’s director of development since 2014, according to a news release from … more

Protecting the High Line Canal

The High Line Canal Conservancy took its first step last month toward protecting a trail system that flows through 71 miles of the south metro area by releasing a master plan that will improve the … more

Denver animal shelter opens new space, continues renovation project

After more than 40 years of using the same animal kennels, the Denver Dumb Friends League was well overdue for an upgrade to its shelters. The newly named Leslie A. Malone Center features new … more

Washington Park Profile: October Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business … more

DPD to focus on education with new scooter ordinance

The Denver Police Department’s traffic enforcement division is currently approaching electric scooter riders with an agenda of education and training. Since the unexpected introduction of rental … more

Tiny homes to get Denver council vote this month

Giving citizens a larger role in dealing with Denver’s homelessness problem is at stake when the Denver City Council votes Oct. 7 on the tiny home ordinance. If passed, the measure could be a … more

Childhood care coalition announces new president/CEO

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children announced last month that Nicole Riehl would be the new president and CEO of the organization, according to a news release. The organization is a coalition … more

Denver Friendship Powwow marks 30th year

A steady beat resonated from the hide stretched out over large drums and bells on dresses jangled, giving native dancers a song as they entered the arena Sept. 7 at the 30th annual Friendship Powwow … more

DU theater program gives inmates tools for creative expression

As cast members from the Sterling Correctional Facility got ready for their final performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” play director Ashley Hamilton lead them through exercises to … more

Teachers union members vote in new president

Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association voted in Tiffany Choi as the new president in September, according to a news release from the union. Voting happened from Aug. 28-Sept. 18. Choi … more

Denver school board elections

There are three open positions on the Denver School Board for the upcoming November ballot: an at-large position, as well as one each for Districts 1 and 5. To see a map of the Denver school … more

The power of creative expression

As a former high school drama kid, and devoted lover of the arts, I often see the impact of theater firsthand. In college, I worked at Colorado Ballet in a variety of roles. Seeing joy on a child’s … more

Raising wages will bring better quality of life in Denver

Throughout our time in elected office, we’ve worked with each other as well as city partners and the community to address the cost of living challenges faced by Denver residents — especially on … more

Giving your garden a second wind

Grasses come into their peak in autumn and winter, giving the garden a second wind. Changing from a quiet green backdrop for spring and summers flowers, to the main attraction in September and … more

Denver joins fight against repeal of Clean Power Plan

The City and County of Denver has filed a challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency’s repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, according to a news release from the city. … more
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