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Humanity has always had a connection with the earth, said John Stolzle, a Colorado State University Extension agent in Jefferson County who specializes in horticulture, plant pathology and food …
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‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps …
Claire Frazier, 16, looks through potential prom dresses with her mom, Shari, at the Arvada Library during the 2018 prom swap.

Prom swap comes to Jeffco libraries

Prom seasons is just around the corner and Jefferson County Public Libraries are working to make sure every teen in the county who wants to attend has something to wear. “Prom can be really …
Sandy Jensen, left, and Rebecca McAlister organize the Global Bazaar table on March 15 during The Action Center’s Beautiful Junk Sale. Both women have been involved with The Action Center for about nine years and have been volunteering at the event for about the same amount of time.

‘The chaos of all the different stuff you can find’

Thousands upon thousands of trinkets and knickknacks, gizmos and gadgets filled the 10,500 square-feet space of the Exhibit Hall at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. “You never know what …

Irish storyteller among presenters at conference

Those who love telling stories, as well as those who love to listen to them, will enjoy three events planned during the Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference April 12-13 at the American …

Goodbye for now geese

Colorado’s waterfowl hunting season is over. For Front Range sportsmen, it was an average season with duck and goose numbers holding steady along the Front Range. It was obvious, nonetheless, that …
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The “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius” exhibit is one of the most comprehensive ever created about the Italian master. Visitors will get to explore his innovations in art, sciences, engineering and more.

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da …

Catch a Pulitzer Prize-winning show at Miner's Alley

If you have lived in Golden quite a while you know that once upon a time, like most small towns in the country, we had a movie theater right downtown. It sat on the southeast corner of 13th street …

A great spot to celebrate St. Pat’s Day

Well, it’s March and that means we can all start guessing about the weather again. As I’m writing this it’s about 2 degrees outside with eight inches of snow on the ground, but later in the …
Elaine Silburn is the co-owner of Grow Girls Organic in Arvada.

Health from the Ground Up with Jeffco Public Health

In honor of National Community Supported Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate community supported agriculture, Jeffco Public Health hosted “Health from the Ground Up: Meet Your Local Farmers” on …

Karen Hartman (book) and Neyla Pkarek, score, work on their new musical, “Rattlesnake Kate,” introduced at the Colorado New Play summit.

Colorado New Play Summit aims to open doors

When a painter or sculptor begins a new work, she or he sets a pace and probably has a fairly clear vision of the desired end product. While it may undergo some critical input along the way, the …
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Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, …

Drumming is good for your health ... usually

Today we are going to talk about playing the drums and how it effects your health. This past weekend I was playing a gig at a club in Lakewood and parked my car a little too close to a plowed snow …

Get ‘Disenchanted’ in Boulder and ‘Lost in Yonkers’ in Golden

BDT Stage (formerly Boulder’s Dinner Theatre) only the name has changed. Still the same quality performances and great food … served by the stars of the shows. The first time I saw …
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Get lost in ‘The Moors’ on area stage

For aficionados of a certain kind of English novel, the phrase “the moors” conjures up images of a mysterious, fog-shrouded lowlands where romance and danger go hand-in-hand. In her 2016 work …

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New Orleans coming to life in area art crawl

First Friday events have become a fairly routine way for art galleries and art districts to highlight the work being done by local creatives. These events are certainly something Lakewood’s 40 West …
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