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Ukrainians in Colorado try to make sense of conflict from afar

Tetiana Doiun was watching movies with her husband at home in Highlands Ranch when Russia’s president began an invasion in Ukraine last month. Without skipping a beat, Doiun called her elderly … more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … more

Girls compete in oratory contest

“Healing the World with Optimism” was the topic stated for five young women from the area who competed in the 2022 edition of the Annual Oratorical Contest, sponsored by the Littleton Optimist … more

Ancient Egypt beckons at DMNS

There are many reasons ancient Egypt looms so large in human imagination - the way they approached and shaped the world around them was monumental in all senses of the word. The impact they made on … more

Local author to take part in showcase

Odelia Elgarat of Highlands Ranch will exhibit her new book, “You Are Allowed,” at the Douglas County Libraries Author Showcase at 1 p.m. March 12 at the Castle Rock Library, 100 Wilcox St. She … more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

A Colorado legend: Rattlesnake Kate

As lights go up on a large stage covered with weathered wood, a cellist, Neyla Pekarek sits spotlighted in a simple chair and begins to play and sing a song about Western women. She is soon joined by … more

‘Life is a Beach’ brings warm glow

“Life is A Beach” is the title chosen for a new Littleton Fine Arts Guild exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, scheduled March 8 to May 15. Watercolor artist Randy Hale was … more

Creating positive change through music-centered programs

One of Kelly Waltrip’s favorite memories is from when the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) performed at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June 2016. “It was spectacular,” Waltrip … more

CPR’s Nathaniel Minor talks trains

On the surface, studying the effectiveness of transit services may not seem like the hottest topic out there. But the subject fascinates Nathaniel Minor, whose new four-part “Ghost Train” … more

Telling history with imagination

Finding steady footing in spaces that have historically been antagonistic to your presence is no small thing. But that’s just one of the things that united Caroline Randall Williams, Rhiannon … more

A cinematic celebration of resilience

There are many reasons to attend a festival, but most regular attendees will explain that it’s the community of attendees that keeps them returning. This year, the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival will be able to offer that again, with the return to the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, from Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. more

‘Space to wonder’ lets imagination roam

The Littleton Fine Arts Committee challenged photographers in the call for artists to the 2022 “Through the Eye of the Camera” exhibit, a show the committee has run for more than 50 years, … more

Colorado Symphony gets new conductor

Peter Oundjian will be the next principal conductor of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, following a career of conducting around the world after decades as a solo violonist. He will take a leading … more

A tribute to perserverance at the DJFF

If there’s one thing most of us have learned over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perseverance. And that all-important trait is honored in the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. … more

From the 1700s to 1960s Paris, with laughs

Pierre Cornielle wrote “The Liar” in the 17th century, set in 1643, but I'm thinking Dorante is a guy most of us have met at some point along the way — in the neighborhood, in the office, at … more

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

'Contrast’ show is art buffet

“Contrast” contains a pleasing mix of artworks by Littleton Fine Art Guild members, exhibited through March 6 in Stanton Art Gallery at Littleton Town Hall Arts Center. It’s open during box … more

Finding the laughs over Golden

There’s been no shortage of shortages over the last couple years, but one of the most difficult has been the deficit of laughter - and things worth laughing about. And let’s face it, we could use … more
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