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I have long been an advocate of calculated risks, of daring greatly, and, in the words of John Maxwell, failing forward. Especially for young people, and people who are not responsible for others, sometimes the very best teacher is trying something … more
Conflict takes on more than the physical form of war — it can also be ideological, philosophical, and psychological struggle over ideas, religion and ways of life. All manner of conflict is examined in the Arvada Center’s autumn exhibition, … more
The opening scene of “A Chorus Line” begins as a day in the life of a dancer, 17 of them gathered in a voluminous black space, with a panel of moving mirrors giving light and life via the … more
Sometimes, I really enjoy looking at things a little differently. Y’know, finding the weird evidence of something that doesn’t really jibe with the way everybody else looks at things. Let me give you an example. For a stretch of about 10 … more
A good way to measure a project’s success is to check in with those who opposed it in the beginning and see what they think at the end. By that measure, Red Rocks Community College’s newly opened student recreation center is already a … more
Through the plays and musicals they do, actors get the opportunity to go to places as people they wouldn’t otherwise. But for the first show of the 2017-2018 season, the Arvada Center is bringing to life a world all too familiar to its cast — … more
Elementary students receiving weekend food from the Arvada Community Food Bank will be able to prepare it and feed themselves when no adults are around thanks to changes being made to the program. Feeding the Future, the rebrand of the food banks … more
The last time I was part of a choir was when I was a sophomore in high school, and I performed with St. Joan of Arc’s youth choir. I sang for three or four months, and it was fine. But when I quit to work a summer job, it didn’t exactly break … more
The day before students returned to Arvada High for the new school year, teachers gathered to put a plan into motion to become the first high school in the Jefferson County school district to make a school-wide shift toward project based … more
There are many things the average person can do to help the homeless in the community, from volunteering to donating needed items, but perhaps one of the most important things they need is empathy. “Some people just need to walk a day in the … more
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