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‘Fearless pioneers and tireless trailblazers’

Dallas Burleson stepped up to the lectern and welcomed people joining Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus for a Sunday service. She was accompanied onstage by her daughter, Stacie Burleson, to …
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Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

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 …
A child participates in an activity at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science during the 2019 Día del Niño celebration. This year, Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children will take place virtually throughout April, and will be part of SFCD Community Free Days on April 25.

Día del Niño takes place virtually througout April

Throughout April, a number of local cultural institutions will be hosting Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children events. The events — some virtual, some in-person — are being offered as a …
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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. …
Music instructor Randy Runyan said that teaching the arts teaches people to see the humanity in one another.

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 …

A transparent barrier stands between audience seating and the stage at Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton, where “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will be performed.

‘Peanuts’ gang takes to stage

Audience members were scattered sparsely around Town Hall Arts Center and the stage is wrapped with a plastic barrier, but it was indeed a joy to settle in for a live performance last weekend as …
Arts & Entertainment
Finding the right ratio for “green” and “brown” items is among the keys to successful composting.

Home composting can be simple, easy

Over the years, people have asked me about composting at home for their gardens. So, I did some research on the subject to come up with a simple and easy ways. I must confess that I’ve been …
Dramatic sunsets are common throughout Colorado.

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and …
Artist Narkita Gold poses at her “Black in Denver” exhibit at MCA Denver.

MCA Denver reaches quarter-century mark

In 1996, Denver philanthropist Sue Cannon teamed up with Marina Graves, Mark Sink, Dale Chisman, Lawrence Argent and others in the arts community to create a home for a 21st-century museum, one that …
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A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit …

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ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry …
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This Christopher Dresser five-legged chair will be exhibited when the Kirkland Museum reopens soon.

Christopher Dresser exhibit set to open doors soon

“Truth, Beauty and Power: Christopher Dresser and the Aesthetic Movement” will open soon at the Kirkland Museum — opening delayed by a burst water valve. In the meantime, a virtual “360 …
Coming Attractions

A round-up of events that reflect the changes of a year in COVID-19

It’s difficult to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant feature of our lives for right around a full year. Few industries were stopped dead in their tracks the way the performing arts …
Vocalists and a band directed by Kenny Moten will bring the music of James Taylor to Lone Tree Arts Center on March 19-20.
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James Taylor’s songs set for three shows

Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree, presents a concert, both in-person and virtual, with a band and vocalists, directed by Kenny Moten, performing music of James Taylor. (“Carolina …
Coming Attractions

A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …

Brian Hubbell shows his “Pikes Peak and Devils Head” painting. Hubbell will lead the “Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” workshop for Heritage Fine Arts Guild.
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Landscape painting workshop set for Zoom presentation

“Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” with local painter Brian Hubbell will be offered by Heritage Fine Arts Guild as a Zoom workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on March 13. $25 members; $30 …
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