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A weekend of celebrations

Independence Day celebrations can’t be kept to one city or even one day in Adams County, with events scheduled all weekend and at parks and venues across the northern Denver metro area. Fort Lupton … more

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 … more

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other … more

Infinity Park blends music and movies for new summer season

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everything is better under a warm summer’s night sky. And that’s just one of the reasons the Music and Movies at Infinity Park series has been such a … more

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 … more

Denver PrideFest organizers ready for return of in-person festival

This year marks the first fully in-person Denver PrideFest since 2019, and organizers are cooking up a “truly over the top” celebration to mark the occasion. The festival went virtual in 2020 and … more

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 … more

Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain … more

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Sun out as Art Festival returns to Westminster

It was sunny day May 14 as the Historic Art District of Westminster returned to the historic hear to of the city. More than 50 local vendors, local musicians and entertainers gathered along at … more

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent … more

Westminster festival aims to fuel community spirit

An arts festival in old Westminster wants to remind residents that home is where the heart is and that's their neighborhood. “We are the heart of Westminster,” said Beverley Capra, director of … more

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is … more

Experiencing Mexico in Denver

Tacos, Chihuahuas and low riders. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. But no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without the music and the dancers in their colorful costumes. “It’s … more

Revitalizing Malinche's legacy

About 500 years ago, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors captured Tenochtitlán, the great Aztec city known today as Mexico City. While this history is well documented, Victoria Lyall, the Jan and … more

A deeper dive into the character of Margaret Tobin Brown

Shortly before she boarded the HRS Titanic in the spring of 1912, wealthy socialite and activist Margaret Tobin Brown played tourist in Egypt. The 45-year-old Denverite explored the pyramids by camel … more
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