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Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, … more

Ready for an October adventure?

Several years ago I thought it would be a great idea to plant a vegetable garden in my back yard. So, in the spring, I bought a bunch of seeds for various things and proceeded to plant them in a nice … more

A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. … more

Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 … more

A chance for us to start branching out

Yes, it’s fall again. That brings so many things to mind, but usually we tend to forget the actual meaning of the word. It’s the time of year when things actually start to fall off the trees and … more

Wings Over the Rockies commemorates 75 years since end of WWII

The effects of the Second World War go beyond the obvious political, economic and social that we live with every day. And as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the official end of the conflict, … more

More Oktoberfest fun on tap for Golden

Ah, the smell of fall is in the air. OK, this year it includes the odor of smoke in from forest fires and the one from when your furnace turns on for the first time in months, but it’s still my … more

Opening Denver’s virtual doors

Many of us have spent the majority of the last six months or so in our homes, which means at some point we’ve had to reckon with the design choices we’ve made. There’s a reason so many people … more

Some tips for a DIY Colorado Octoberfest

I guess this has become everyone’s recent catch phrase- Normally, at this time of year, we would be (fill in your favorite activity here.) But, of course, this year isn’t normal and you can’t … more

A friendly face steaming into Golden

When I was a kid growing up here in Golden, my first exposure with trains and railroads was probably the ones running around and into the Coors Brewery. That place is like a giant model railway … more

Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Arapahoe Community College gallery goes vividly virtual

Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts will be virtual-only until at least January 2021. more

Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that … more

Amid hardships don’t let a mask make you mad

Since this COVID-19 thing started and all of our lives have been turned upside down, it has been a year of changes for all of us and at times quite a struggle to adapt to all of them. Like most of … more

Tiny happy people learn language

We often hear that babies should come with a manual to help guide amazing early development. The BBC’s new program called Tiny Happy People found at bbc.com is very close to a baby brain … more

Virtual fundraiser will aid Young Voices of Colorado choir

Thirty years ago, founder Jena Dickey of Littleton gathered 20 young people in her neighborhood and began a children's choir, Young Voices of Colorado. It has grown to include almost 200 singers from … more

Staying safe even as the smoke gets in your eyes

Last week I mentioned the wildfires burning around the state and commented that you may want to watch our local news reports on where all of the smoke is blowing so you can avoid being outside when … more

New miniature home, more big fun

While a pandemic isn’t the optimal time for the Denver Museum of Miniature Dolls & Toys to reveal their new home, that isn’t stopping them from celebrating their reopening after two years. … more

'The Walls Between Us' shares works by collective

“Witness,” a painting by Patricia Aaron of Greenwood Village, hangs in Metro State University's gallery, Center for Visual Arts, at 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, in a new exhibit called “The … more
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