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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

Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more … more

Successful Cajun is all about the love

The secret to making truly good Cajun food boils down to one word — love. Restaurants and food trucks serving Cajun across the Denver metro area may give a quick, one-word answer when asked about … more

Imagination soars at ‘Flights of Fantasy’

Brilliant colors, paintings in motion, it seems ... welcome us to the new exhibit, “Flights of Fantasy,” at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in Littleton, open during box office hours. … more

Art doesn’t show when snow says no

Lone Tree Arts Center delayed the installation ceremony for the new public art piece, “Tuono,” due to inclement weather. It was scheduled for the April 20 city council meeting, but a spring … more

New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected … more

Show is stuff of ‘Myths and Legends’

Time is running out fast before the April 24 conclusion of “Myths and Legends,” the 2021 Eye of the Camera photography exhibit (by reservation) at the Littleton Museum, and we hope some will have … more

Summer concert series coming

Celebrate the sounds of a perfect summer at the Castle Rock 2021 Summer Concert Series. Tickets are on sale now at CRgov.com/PSMConcerts. Nestled in the setting of Philip S. Miller Park, The … more

Art for all

For New York-born artist Victor Ving, Colorado looks like craft beer, skiers and Red Rocks Amphitheatre. “At each stop, I collaborate with local artists, businesses, and residents to create a piece … more

Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written … more

Open house set for new go-round of Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day and readers are invited to celebrate it at Hudson Gardens, with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. where a beekeeper will show the inside of an active hive. Enjoy a community drum … more

Museum celebrates elegant wardrobe, lifestyle

Charmeuse, jacquard, organza, surah are among the fabrics included in Denver Art Museum’s current exhibition of “Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck,” … more

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a … more

Three-day workshop will teach art techniques

Watercolor With Wire Drawing,” a three-day workshop with Karen Knutson via Zoom, is offered by Heritage Fine Arts Guild on May 13-15, from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Knutson, a signature member of … more

Opera guild names winners in contest

In years past, there was a Denver Lyric Opera Company and a group of supporters formed the Denver Lyric Opera Guild in 1965 to support singers ages 23-32 as they began their operatic careers. When … more

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the … more

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. … more

My Name Is... Randy Runyan

Seeing the humanity in others I’ve been a middle school music teacher for 13 years. Middle school is some of the most rapid development kids go through. As a music teacher, I get them all three … more
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