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Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Severe weather in August

The calendar said it was Aug. 19. Mother Nature didn't particularly notice. A round of severe weather rumbled through parts of Denver and its suburbs in the midafternoon. It prompted tornado … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Arvada Fire Protection District unveils 9/11 memorial

Arvada Fire Protection District Chief Mike Piper says he remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 clearly. “I was on duty that morning,” said Piper, “and I remember the battalion chief called … more

50 Ways to Leave Your Boredom Behind in Denver

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House and the Brown Palace. But there’s undoubtedly some who will not recognize the Gonzalez … more

Parasol Patrol shields Arvada churchgoers from homophobic picket

Members of the Arvada United Methodist Church congregation attended services and enjoyed an ice cream social in the Church’s courtyard on July 25, just as they might on any given Sunday. To many … more

Arvada Center hosts memorial for Johnny Hurley

Friends, family and members of the community came in droves to remember Johnny Hurley, killed in the June 21 Olde Town shooting, as a principled, selfless person who wouldn't think twice about … more

Golden grad and Arvada native Yul Moldauer headed to Tokyo for US Gymnastics

Getting started- I was at my friend’s house when I was about seven years old. My mom couldn’t come pick me up yet and my friend’s mom was like “hey, why don’t you come to the gym and just … more

My Name Is... Bob Hoff

About me - I worked for Coors for over 40 years. I was born in Michigan, went to the University of Michigan and then moved out here to be an engineer. I bought a house in Arvada, raised my kids here. I … more

God bless Officer Beesley and Johnny Hurley

I have been reluctant to wade into the conversation about the events in Olde Town from a couple of weeks ago. First of all, we almost never get good information early in the process, so it’s hard … more

Golden resident killed in Arvada shooting remembered by friends for his voice, heart

Brent Kaufman will remember his friend John Hurley as a leader and a man of character who “stepped up and saw where help was needed,” whether he was helping to feed and clothe the homeless or … more

Arvada holds 22nd Kids Fishing Tournament

For the 22nd year, the City of Arvada hosted its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on June 12, an event for children aged 14 and under to fish for prizes at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. This year's event … more

Arvada United Methodist Church holds Pride Month Celebration

The Arvada United Methodist Church held a celebration in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month on June 13 at their location on Carr Street. The event was attended by over 70 members and supporters of the … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

A million-dollar night of musical theater

The Arvada Center is celebrating the return of live musical theater with an experience that will be novel for both performers and audiences — musical theater outside. For the first time in 19 … more

Kokoro holds fundraiser to counter anti-Asian hate

Kokoro, a Japanese restaurant with locations in University Hills and Arvada, has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at contributing to organizations that oppose anti-Asian hate. The restaurant … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Arvada-based nonprofit for teen moms will host 5K on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park

Hope House Colorado, a nonprofit based in Arvada that provides resources for teen moms, will host its 8th annual 5k and Fun Run fundraising event on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park. The 5k will begin at 9 … more
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