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Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will,” playing at Benchmark Theatre.

Intriguing new play goes in uncharted directions

One walks through the edge of Adam and Greg’s simple living room on the way to a seat for Benchmark Theatre’s world premiere production of “What You Will” by local playwright Jeffrey Neuman. …
Maggie Stacy plays Stacy and Steven Burge is Adam in “What You Will," playing at Benchmark Theatre.
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Tackling the tough questions with ‘What You Will’

When we really love someone, it can be difficult to be completely honest with him or her. We’re concerned about their opinion of us and don’t want to change anything in the relationship. But …

Steaming into the season with a local train attraction

When Christmas time rolls around it always brings along loads of memories and images in our minds and imaginations. Everyone has certain things they think about and associate with this time of the …
Baker resident Fernanda Oliveira performs the roll of the Doll in “The Nutcracker” at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In addition to dancing with Colorado Ballet, Oliveira choreographs her own pieces as well.

Colorado Ballet dancer talks about love of classical movement

Magic happens every December at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House as toys come to life and glittering snow falls on stage during Colorado Ballet’s performances of the “The Nutcracker.” But for …

Red Rocks theater students chosen for regional festival

Theater arts and dance students at Red Rocks Community College have been chosen to participate in the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Feb. 18-22 at the University of Oregon …
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Veteran Denver Actor Erik Sandvold, as Scrooge, hears about a scary future from the Ghost of Christmases Yet to Come in “Twist Your Dickens” at the Aurora Fox.

‘Twist Your Dickens,’ ‘Elf’ at opposite ends of holiday fare

The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments …
Santa Claus chats with Ezio, 3, and Liliana, 8, Cito inside Wheat Ridge Cyclery during the town's annual Christmas celebration.

Seventh annual Christmas kickoff in Wheat Ridge

Wheat Ridge stared off the holiday season with carolers, hot cocoa, crafts, Santa Claus and train rides at the seventh annual Holiday Celebration Dec. 1. The free event doubles as a food drive, where …
Santa and Mrs. Claus lead the way from Foothills Art Center, 809 15th St., down Washington Avenue for the thousands of participants of the 31st annual Candlelight Walk on Nov. 30 in downtown Golden.

Lighting up the night in Golden

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Golden for the 31st annual Candlelight Walk on Nov. 30. Attendees enjoyed holiday-themed activities, such as visiting with Santa, and performances; hot cider …
This red satin dress was designed by John Galliano for the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2004 collection in Paris. Galliano was the fifth creative director of Dior, where he worked from 1997 through 2011.

House of Dior gets display in Denver

Fashion fans need wait no longer for the Denver Art Museum’s latest showcase of high fashion and its place in the art world. “Dior: From Paris to the World” opened Nov. 19 and runs through …
Colorado Ballet dancer Francisco Estevez as the Nutcracker.

It’s the most ‘Nutcracker’ time of the year

“The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” was written in 1816 by E.T.A. Hoffmann as a holiday tale for children, and in 1892, Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote the familiar music we hear each holiday …
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Ready or not Golden, here comes a lot of Christmas fun

I was playing a gig tonight with my band Nightwolf and between songs our guitar player was kind of noodling around with some Christmas tunes when from the back of the room I hear someone yell …
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Youth orchestra aims to develop next generation

At some point, all musicians are going to have to deal with the stresses of auditioning. And while this is an important skill to master, there’s also something to be said for letting young …

Kids have quite a bit of fun with puzzles

Children of all ages need lots of exercise and fun outdoor play but there are times when quieter indoor play is on the schedule. Reading with your children is always a very enjoyable and important …

Less ducks and more geese seen here during migration season

You may watch the sky with an eye toward anticipating our uncertain and changing Colorado weather, or more specifically, you may be a bird watcher. Regardless you would have seen an almost overnight …

Here are some of Golden’s best holiday deals

Well, I guess this past weekend was some kind of utopia for those folks who would classify themselves as “shopaholics.” As I’m writing this, Cyber Monday is about to hit. I like that one. I can …
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