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Return of the ‘Elf’ on the Arvada Center’s shelf

So much of the holidays are about comfort and familiarity, which is one of the many reasons why people love hearing the same stories every year. But just because you might know the story doesn’t … more

Denver Film Festival tells the story of a world in flux

There’s nothing like sitting in a movie theater. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, the future of in-person viewing has suddenly became a more pressing concern. There’s no … more

Wildlife does not observe Daylight Saving Time

Following war-time examples of Germany and Austria, the United States adopted Daylight Saving Time in 1918. The time shift, along with the season’s early onset of dusk and dawn, can align the human … more

Check out the new Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit - at your own pace

Ask most people what it takes to survive and thrive in nature and speed will be among the top elements any creature should have. And that is largely correct. But as is often the case in the natural … more

Learn a little before you leap at the Colorado Mountain Club

OK, we put a pretty good dent in it. I’m talking about raking up the yard last weekend so we could set it all out for the Fall Yard Waste Pick Up. By “we” I mean my wife Lisa and her friend … more

How to be safe while holiday shopping

We’re all still living with a lot of craziness with ongoing COVID concerns and now supply chain issues forewarning of possible shortages in retail stores. With concerns about that ‘bike for … more

Branch out with an new game you won’t beleaf

Ah yes, fall is in the air. It’s also all over the ground. We may have had a lot of unusually warm weather to start off the season, but once there was a bit of a chill in the air it seemed like … more

Wind ensembles join forces in free concert

The Colorado Wind Ensemble performs a free concert with the Eaglecrest High School Wind Ensemble at the high school, 5100 S. Picadilly St., Centennial, at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13. David Kish directs … more

A holiday JAAMM that celebrates all arts

So often festival experiences are centered around a particular kind of creation - film, music, books, etc. The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies … more

Monarch Magic comes to Butterfly Pavilion

The Butterfly Pavilion at 6542 W. 104th Ave. in Westminster, a unique Colorado facility that claims to be the first accredited, stand-alone nonprofit invertebrate zoo in the world, is celebrating … more

Denver Film Festival returns with the theatrical experience in tow

The latter half of the 2010s saw increased involvement in national and local elections, with more women running – and winning – than ever before. While national figures drew a lot of eyes, … more

Vocalist to perform at University of Denver's Newman Center

Vocalist Veronica Swift will perform at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver’s Gates Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19. Her program will include swing, beebop … more

Fan Expo Denver reunites fandoms for fun

When it was announced back in December that Pop Culture Classroom was cancelling the 2021 Denver Pop Culture Con, it appeared that it was going to be two full years before fans of all things comics, … more

Two spooky-season stories of getting over the hill

Today is my birthday. I was born on Oct. 21, 1959 in Denver. That makes me 62 years old as of today. That means I am coming up on the 62nd Anniversary of my first experience in Golden. It happened a … more

Jazz group to play in free concert

Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. 303-794-6379. The well-known jazz … more

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Joyful to see JSO jamming again

In the “things are finally getting back to normal” category I want to turn the spotlight on an event that was a staple of this column for years but has been on hold for a while. It’s the season … more

Woodcarvers invite public to annual show

The Colorado Carvers Club will hold its Annual Woodcarving Show, Competition and Sale on the weekend of Oct. 23-24 at the West Metro Fire Training and Event Center, 3535 S. Kipling St. in Lakewood, … more

Films search for a way forward at Vail Film Festival

Movies have never been more accessible than they are right now. With the constant announcement of new streaming services and studio acquisitions, movies can feel like disposable “content,” … more

Warm your belly or send a chill down your spine

Well, I did it again. I decided to order a pizza to pick up and totally forgot about the final Super Cruise of the season happening last Saturday. I write about it in my column, tell friends about it … more
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