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A lot can change in eight years — something Littleton residents Kendra, Jason and Ash Alder can readily attest to when it comes to how Denver Pop Culture Con has evolved since its first iteration …
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Trust me when I tell you about this new play

Last week I talked about travelin’ down a road and flirtin’ with disaster. Those were the words to a song that played a key roll in the subject I was writing about. This week, I’m going to …

Luxury home tour open through May 28

Prospective buyers are invited to tour homes through May 28 at one of eight Toll Brothers communities in Colorado. The luxury home tour will feature 20 professionally decorated models and 40 …
Winnie Burdan, a volunteer with the Friends of Historic Fort Logan, stands in the parlor of the old Field Officer’s Quarters, which today houses the fort museum.

Fort Logan bore witness to Western history

Mention Fort Logan to most people in the Denver area, and they’ll picture Fort Logan National Cemetery, where thousands of America’s veterans lay beneath rows of precisely-laid headstones. But …
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How to have a hard rockin’ Memorial Day in Golden

“I’m travelin’ down the road, I’m flirtin’ with disaster.” If you recognize those words, then you are probably a fan of good ole’ Classic Rock and Roll. Even more precisely, that …

Column by Clarke Reader

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & …
Arts & Entertainment

Miners Alley Playhouse names marketing director

Miners Alley Playhouse has hired its first director of marketing and audience development, according to a news release. Leslie Rutherford, a resident of Golden for six years, will be responsible for …

Book’s live-or-die story proves impossible to ignore

You’ve been told it’s impossible. No one can do it. You may as well not even try because it’s never been done before. Not possible — except when it is, because there’s no other way. It’s …
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will play at the Arvada Center July 15.

Arvada Center announces first wave of summer concert series

Rock & Roll power couple Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will hit the stage at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities’ outdoor amphitheater as part of its summer concert series. Th Arvada …
The future site of a natural playscape for children at Bear Creek Lake Park.

W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gives donation for new natural playscape

On April 17, members of the W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gathered at Bear Creek Lake Park to present a $10,000 check donation to Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul. The money will be used to help build a natural …

Kevin and Kathy O’Connor have been volunteering in the Golden community for about 20 years. The two are involved with Family Tree and the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra, to name a couple organizations they have a passion for.

Lionizing Golden’s living landmarks

Each year, the Golden Landmarks Association selects individuals and organizations that have made significant impacts on the Golden community to be honored as Living Landmarks. This year, Dave Powers, …
Columnists

Here’s the dirt on spring cleaning

A few years ago there was a commercial on television. I don’t remember exactly what it was for, I think it was some kind of fresh breath chewing gum or something. Anyway, it had a tag line that …
Coming Attractions

Jackie Greene balances creative impulses at Denver shows

There's no exact science to making a live show or album great. But as California's Jackie Greene has been performing a blend of folk, rock and Americana since he was a teenager, he's figured out the …
Column by Clarke Reader

Denver does Derby Day in a big way

The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that goes all the way back to 1875 and has become an event that not only celebrates horse racing, but spring style and quality libations. And though Denver …

Treat your mom to some lindy hop or a lager

Have you ever really thought about how many holidays we celebrate that come every year but don’t ever fall on the same calendar date? That really gets confusing, doesn’t it? Especially when the …

Coming Attractions

Take a trip along Colfax by way of DIA

There are certain features of living in the Centennial State that still have name recognition once you get out of Colorado. As the longest continuous street in the country, and one with all kinds of …
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