Life

Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint …
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Loretto Heights is the topic for two lectures presented by the Englewood Historical Society.

Learn about Loretto Heights’ history at presentation

“Loretto Heights — A Synopsis of Historical and Architectural Significance” will be Martha Kirkpatrick’s topic when she speaks twice on March 25 for the Englewood Historic Preservation …
Coming Attractions

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, …

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs …

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 …

Yuri, an 8-year-old Amur tiger, recently arrived at The Denver Zoo. Once he is adjusted, he will be introduced to Nikita in The EDGE exhibit at the zoo.

Amur tiger arrives at Denver Zoo

The newest exhibit at the Denver Zoo is now home to one of the newest residents. Yuri, an 8-year-old, 435-pound Amur tiger, arrived in late January from Bronx Zoo, according to a news release. His …
Arts & Entertainment
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 …
Pam Farris poses next to two of her paintings.

NEXT Gallery introduces Casa Bonita art exhibit

The “Pretty in Pink” art exhibit at NEXT Gallery is dedicated to Casa Bonita, a staple in Lakewood. The art exhibit features 50 paintings, drawings, ceramics and other forms of art. WHERE: NEXT …
Daniel Schlegel, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum’s operations manager, admires the 27 newly-donated specimens now on display at the museum. The collection was donated by Eric Long and Tracy Walsh and will be part of the museum’s permanent display.

A sparkling collection of specimens

As a kid, Eric Long would collect the cool and pretty rocks that he found. Through the years, and specifically for the past decade or so, the Texas resident became a serious mineral collector and …

Young Artist contest winner to perform March 31

Violinist Samuel Vargas is the winner of Jefferson Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Young Artists Competition. Vargas captivated the judges with his audition-winning performance of Jean Sibelius’ Violin …
Columnists

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 …

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 …
Coming Attractions

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 …
Coming Attractions

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 …

Happy Birthday time for Buffalo Bill

I hope everyone had a good President’s Day weekend. The snow kind of dampened my enthusiasm a little bit so I tackled an indoor project that needed to be done and put a pot of chili on the stove. …
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