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The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Breaking the mold - 10 new sculptures in Evergeen

Art invaded Evergreen in a good way on June 5 as the nonprofit Sculpture Evergreen installed six new sculptures in downtown Evergreen, three in Bergen Park and one at the post office. The annual … more

Art for all in Evergreen

Saturday was a convergence of the arts in many of its forms. Day of the Arts combined visual and performing arts in a fun-filled day for kids and adults alike. Center for the Arts Evergreen hosted … more

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. … more

A million-dollar night of musical theater

The Arvada Center is celebrating the return of live musical theater with an experience that will be novel for both performers and audiences — musical theater outside. For the first time in 19 … more

Best. Summer. Ever.

Did your funnel cake intake stay at zero last year? Has it been a while since you’ve danced in anything but pajamas? If you’re among the millions ready to shed some pent-up energy as the summer … more

Check It Out for May

The Clear Creek County Library District empowers our community through literacy, human connection, and equal access to resources. Connect with a librarian today to learn more! Idaho Springs Public … more

Mount-aining social distance on trails

With many Denver metro counties moving to “level clear” and Colorado ending its statewide mask mandate, the era of coronavirus restrictions seems to be coming to a close. Nevertheless, local … more

Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year … more

Big reopening for Tiny Town

Tiny Town has survived floods and encroaching fires. Lucky for area children, it has also survived COVID-19. The diminutive municipality opens for the year at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 29. After sitting … more

The bright lights shine on Denver

In many cases listening to a podcast is a passive activity - something people listen to while exercising, sitting in the car or doing chores around the house. But “The Bright Lights of Denver,” a … more

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … more

Clear Creek is going to the dogs

About two-and-a-half years ago, Loveland's Morgan Boltz was visiting the Dumont area for a ziplining daytrip when, on a whim, she and her friends stopped by Charlie's Place just to look around. Boltz … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

A marriage of the artistic kind

What started as a quest to find sports artists for Center for the Arts Evergreen turned into a much more personal art exhibit with two Boulder artists who have never shown their artwork together … more

Currents

We'd like to know about events or activities of interest to the community. Visit www.clearcreekcourant.com/calendar/ and post your event online for free. Items will appear in print on a … more

House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more … more

Heading West: CHS performs ‘The Trail to Oregon’ live this weekend

It’s irreverent, a little inappropriate and definitely interesting — and the cast and crew of the Conifer High School musical “The Trail to Oregon” are having a great time performing the … more

New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected … more
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