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Parker the Snow Dog, the honorary mayor of Georgetown, and Georgetown Community School students enjoyed a "meat" and greet with the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile on April 7. There are six Wienermobiles …
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Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
The Conifer Junction School, now known as the Little White Schoolhouse, near Easter.

Historian John Steinle takes a look at Conifer a century ago

In the 1920s, the Charleston was the dance rage, Calvin Coolidge was president for most of the decade, and Charles Lindbergh piloted the Spirit of St. Louis across the Atlantic. And Conifer was a …
Actor Gregory Peck and his wife Veronique are shown in 1965, part of an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum through July 18.

Museum celebrates elegant wardrobe, lifestyle

Charmeuse, jacquard, organza, surah are among the fabrics included in Denver Art Museum’s current exhibition of “Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck,” …
Carol and Tom Newsom of Evergreen have spent their lives as artist. Carol uses watercolors and Tom paints using the gouache painting technique.

Painting for the people: Art is in Evergreen’s Tom and Carol Newsom’s blood

It is likely that most residents here unknowingly have some of Carol and Tom Newsom’s artwork in their homes. If by some odd chance their art isn’t in your home, then you’ve seen …

Elk, beginning to shed their winter coats, graze along Highway 74 in Evergreen.

In cold weather, let wildlife chill

Most people are curled up inside during snowstorms and the coldest days of winter, but outside, there’s a whole different battle occurring. The birds, deer, elk, moose, sheep and hundreds of other …
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
The McIver family, from left, Lexi, 9, dad Alan, Kloe, 6, and Jace, 7, wait to get eggs at the MOPS drive-thru Easter egg event at Aspen Ridge Church.

An egg-cellent idea

Saturday was an egg-cellent day to gather Easter eggs. Though not the traditional egg hunts — this year in drive-thru mode — families attended area events to provide some Easter fun for their …
Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …
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Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …

Dramatic sunsets are common throughout Colorado.

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and …
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ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry …
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A round-up of events that reflect the changes of a year in COVID-19

It’s difficult to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant feature of our lives for right around a full year. Few industries were stopped dead in their tracks the way the performing arts …
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A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …

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February staff book pick This month’s book recommendation is by team member Ranee Weldy, who recommends The Paradise Series by Elin Hildenbrand — “Winter in Paradise,” “What Happens in …

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Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be …
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