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Lakewood Cultural Center announces 2021-22 season

Season tickets are on sale now for the Lakewood Cultural Center’s new season. The center is bringing what they describe as “an exciting mix of music and theater” to Lakewood beginning in … more

Up in the air - Aerial students showcase skills at FAC

A heavy downpour on July 14 delayed — but did not derail — aerialists from taking to the air in the garden at Golden’s Foothills Arts Center. The aerial show, which consisted of students that … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more

Wildflowers on Washington: New flower mural springs up at busy intersection

While Golden's annual Arts Week lasts just eight days, at least one remnant of the event will be sticking around permanently. On Friday, artists Charlotte Bassin and Karlee Mariel could be seen … more

Art in Golden's heart

Golden got a welcome injection of color and activity last week as Foothills Arts Center's annual Arts Week took over the city. The weeklong celebration of local artists kicked off on July 8 with an … more

Golden Gloves champ with Wheat Ridge connection

Before 2004’s Million Dollar Baby, Alicia Doyle was knocking them out in the ring.  Now, the former Wheat Ridge girl and Everitt Middle School alum is knocking out book critics with her … more

Fun on the Fourth

There's nothing like a Golden Fourth of July. And after year in which they had to go without the fun and fireworks that define one of Golden's signature summer time events, Goldenites embraced … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

International Folk Art Market returns to Santa Fe

As we contemplate possibilities for summer travel, some readers will be heading south to that favorite destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico. And perhaps some of those will want to visit IFAM, the … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

What's open and what's still closed in Golden?: A timely guide

Let’s face it: it’s been a long, strange pandemic. So long, in fact, that the recent return to something much more closely resembling normalcy has almost felt rather sudden, even as it could … more

SeriesFest season 7 expands in virtual realm

At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, … more

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns in Colorado

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now … more

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village … more

Buzz returns to Miners Alley as live shows resume

John Moore never thought he would miss the sound of audiences coughing and sneezing. But after over a year spent watching shows be limited to online broadcasts — or just not happen at all — … more

Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, … more

Arvada United Methodist Church holds Pride Month Celebration

The Arvada United Methodist Church held a celebration in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month on June 13 at their location on Carr Street. The event was attended by over 70 members and supporters of the … more

Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own … more
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