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Hopefully this plot turns around soon

I don’t think I’m losing my marbles, but just to be certain I thought I’d ask you, my neighbors this question. Is it me or are we all living in a real life science fiction movie right now? … more

In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite … more

Don’t go stumbling now that we’re in the home stretch

I’m sure I wasn’t alone in breathing a sigh of relief this past New Year’s Eve when 2020 finally came to an end. It’s been a tough year for so many people in so many ways. For me, personally, … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art … more

Merry Christmas from the "Avenue"

I want to wish everybody that celebrates it, a very merry Christmas this year. I know that it’s been a tough and peculiar time for so many people and that this year is particularly difficult … more

How about a heartwarming holiday stroll

I think Santa did actually come a little early this year. The news of the approval of the vaccines for COVID-19 is probably the best present that the world could get right now. Although most people … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

Miners Alley is a home four holiday theater

Holiday theater is a big deal, as Len Matheo, executive and artistic director at Miners Alley Playhouse, well understands. He estimates that the theater makes about 25 percent of its yearly income in … more

Holiday series will take place on virtual stage

Why are we surprised that the always creative Arvada Center has come up with a new holiday entertainment? “The Family Tree: A Virtual Holiday Comedy” deals with the situation may of us are … more

Guiding lights in this uncertain holiday season

Now that the Holiday Season is in full swing, I’m sure most people are wondering what’s going to happen with a lot of our traditional activities here in Golden and whether or not they are going … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

A holiday season recommendation from the HART

As we can all plainly see, this holiday season is going to be drastically different than anything anyone has ever experienced. As COVID cases spike and drop and spike again, we are living in a liquid … more

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of … more

The new moguls to avoid on the ski slopes

As we get into November the snow is starting to fall in the high country and the temperatures are dropping so here in Colorado, that means that all of the ski areas are starting to open. Usually most … more

43rd Denver Film Fest builds community from Red Rocks and home

If you love movies, there’s no way your home setup is going to replace the experience of the theater, if for no other reason than there’s something special about sharing a cinematic experience … more

A conversation with the new Colorado Music Ambassador

Music has never just been about words and sounds. It’s a purveyor of stories, a device that facilitates connection, and a weapon that gives the voiceless power. So, when Stephen Brackett, … more

Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even … more

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
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