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Denver metro area school districts close for the school year

As Colorado braces for the COVID-19 peak to hit, 14 Denver metro area school districts jointly announced they will remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. … more

With gatherings prohibited, two options for funeral services: livestream or postpone

While losing a loved one at any time is difficult, planning a funeral has been made even more complicated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt gatherings. With the statewide stay-at-home … more

Watch movies and support Denver Film simultaneously

While we’re all stuck indoors protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19, many will be streaming some of the movies we might’ve missed recently. But if you’re itching to see something new … more

Get your kicks on Route 36

When Washington Park resident Allan Ferguson first came out to Denver for graduate school in 1966, he took one highway from his hometown of Decatur, Illinois, to get to the Mile High City: Route 36. … more

Bill Elfenbein recently named Road Scholar ambassador

A movie festival in Santa Barbara, California. A bike trip in Florida’s Everglades. Bill Elfenbein would love to tell you about his travels with Road Scholar. And recruit people, age 50 and up, to … more

Mo' Print

The Month of Printmaking, also known as Mo’Print, kicked off its fourth biennial celebration this year. Mo’Print celebrates of the art of making original, fine-art prints. Throughout Colorado, … more

And all that jazz

A conversation about jazz music with Peter Stoltzman would include him describing it as a “fascinating and deeply meaningful type of music.” “Jazz, unlike any other music, has improvisation at … more

Local wedding dress designer scales up business

Maggie Burns has been sewing all her life. But now, she has turned her passion into a career. Burns is the owner and head designer at Marie-Margot Couture, creating bridal gowns in Denver. After … more

Law Offices of Dianne Sawaya celebrate anniversary with 15 Days of Giving

As a child growing up in Denver, Dianne Sawaya watched her father advocate for his customers at his truck repair shop. “She saw her father go far beyond repairs, fighting with insurance companies … more

Virtual sister time

Months ago, I had envisioned writing this column about Parkinson’s Awareness Month, which is in April. My dad has Parkinson’s disease, so it is a topic that I am very much invested in. Not just … more

‘In It Together’

Local singer-songwriter Sarah Cotner, who goes by Sarah Christine, had a lot to let go of as the coronavirus pandemic began wreaking havoc on plans for her national tour. “I’ve booked over 50 … more

Law protects natural hair

The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance theater in Denver hosted a gathering of people on March 6 to witness Gov. Jared Polis signing a new bill into law that will further prohibit discrimination. Here are … more

An ‘unexpected new normal’

With children on an extended spring break and people working from home, parents everywhere are modifying daily routines and schedules to accommodate both child care and career success simultaneously. … more

Kids invent solutions to practical problems

Martin Twarogowski believes he has the best job in the world. “That’s how much fun it is,” he said. Twarogowski is the Charles C. Gates Director of Innovative Learning at Graland Country Day … more

‘The unknown creates a lot of unease’

It is natural for the unknown to create a lot of distress. “Accept anxiety as an integral part of human experience,” said Vincent Atchity, president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado. But “the … more

Look outdoors for boredom cure

Haven’t left the house in several days? Looking to get out, hopefully, sans crowds? As communities throughout the nation ban gatherings of 10 or more and urge people to practice social distancing … more

Denver issues stay-at-home order

The City of Denver issued a stay-at-home order March 23. The order was to go into effect at 5 p.m. March 24 and continue until April 10. “This stay at home order responds to the public health … more

Denver metro area food banks struggle with increased demand

Grocery stores aren't the only entities that are feeling the impact of COVID-19 — food banks are too. Erin Pulling, president and CEO for Food Bank of the Rockies, said the organization that … more

Denver's theater scene speaks amid COVD-19 closures

I've written this column every week for more than two years, and I would be surprised if I went more than two entries during this tenure without mentioning some kind of theatrical production. There's … more

Community is key to battling COVID-19

Parents scrambling for child care options on the heels of temporary school closures. Store shelves without essential goods, including bread, eggs and toilet paper. Events and ball games canceled. … more
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