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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

‘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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The Regal SouthGlenn movie theater, shown on June 10, sits in The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall just off University Boulevard and Arapahoe Road in Centennial. “The Regal theater is an important component of Southglenn and (we) are pleased that they have reopened. Looking forward to a summer film season filled with blockbuster movies, hot popcorn and ice-cold Coke!” said Donald Provost, a founding principal with Alberta Development Partners, which controls most of The Streets at SouthGlenn.

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now …
“One-man band” James Hurtado plays at The Alley on Main Street in downtown Littleton on June 11. Locals can look forward to summer weekends filled with performers, food and music during Weekends on Main, an al fresco dining program in downtown that shuts down Main Street to cars on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Fatherhood outside the box

Long ago I lived out of a suitcase and performed in a soul band for six years. The band was the Satisfactions, a mix of Midwestern and Washington, D.C. musicians that played one-to-four-week bookings …
Buffalo Kaplinski, who will take part in the “Capturing the Beauty of Open Land” exhibit, holds one of his paintings.

‘Capturing the Beauty of Open Land’ exhibit coming

During the week of June 21-25, about two dozen skilled plein air artists will be able to access private properties in Douglas County, capturing images of pristine conserved land in the county which …

Singer Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon will perform John Denver tribute shows at Lone Tree Arts Center on June 18 and 19.

John Denver tribute shows set for Lone Tree

Singer Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon will perform at 8 p.m. on June 18 and 19 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. Recognized nationally and internationally as a top John …
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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 …

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. …
Josiah Callahan said he found his true joy the first time he performed on stage.

My Name Is... Josiah Callahan

Finding myself in theater I’m a college student in Minnesota, and right now I’m living in Littleton with my mom while she attends Denver Seminary. I’m majoring in English. Performing and …
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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 …

“Each/Other” is a large-scale she-wolf sculpture in the exhibit of the same name at Denver Art Museum.

‘Each/Other’ collaboration on display until August

“Each/Other” is the first exhibition to feature the works of contemporary Indigenous artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota, …
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Barb Lotze

Aging well and finishing strong

This pandemic has been difficult for everyone. Throughout the past year and a half, we have been collectively grieving for lost loved ones as well as loss of independence, freedom, and sense of …
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Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year …
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The bright lights shine on Denver

In many cases listening to a podcast is a passive activity - something people listen to while exercising, sitting in the car or doing chores around the house. But “The Bright Lights of Denver,” a …
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From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …

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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 …
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