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CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more

An a-mazing art exhbit

Freedom. Gratification. Expression. This what local artist Warren Stokes gets from creating his maze art. more

Curious Theatre flips its script

Gearing up for what’s sure to be its most sterling season ever, Curious Theatre Company is raising the curtain on its big silver anniversary with a significant change of scenery — a new artistic … more

Celebrating 35 years of Colorado artists

Growing up in Denver, Griffin Callahan enjoyed going to the Art Students League of Denver’s annual Summer Art Market. At the Summer Art Market, “you get to see the whole ASLD community on display … more

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically. more

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking. more

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest … more

‘Over the moon’ for barbecue

The fourth annual Denver BBQ Fest took place June 17-19 at Empower Field at Mile High, bringing together expert pitmasters, live bands and barbecue lovers from across the country. In addition to … more

Plethodon emerges at Convergence Station

When Meow Wolf and the Denver Botanic Gardens united to adopt last March, they might have named their new baby Plantasia. Instead, the newly-partnered parents welcomed the Plethodon, a cosmic, … more

Behind the curtain at Buntport Theater

“I have never taken theatre seriously,” said Hannah Duggan. “I just do it and enjoy it.” Duggan, a 1994 graduate of South High School, is one of five co-owners of Buntport Theater located in … more

‘He wanted to learn the bagpipes’

If a youth can perform in a competition and play well in front of a judge, it’s likely they will take those skills and be able to succeed at any job interview once they become adults. Being … more

Cats on Mats yoga returns to Denver Animal Shelter

Denver Animal Shelter’s Cats on Mats yoga series has returned after a hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Certified yoga instructors host the classes as kittens and cats playfully prowl around the … more

IMAX film allows viewers to soar alongside birds

This IMAX film is for the birds. It’s also for the many people helping avians maintain their life-giving wetlands in Canada and the western United States. “Since 1970, we have lost 3 billion … more

The heart and soul of Denver’s film culture

The setting for one of Kelsey Holmes’ earliest memories is a movie theater. When she was a toddler, she went to see the 1994 Walt Disney film, “The Lion King,” with her sister and her mom. This … more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other … more

Denver Municipal Band returns with free concerts in the park

With the cost of everything going up, does the word free get your attention? The Denver Municipal Band has been performing free concerts for the Denver-metro area since 1861. “This year we are back … more

Infinity Park blends music and movies for new summer season

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everything is better under a warm summer’s night sky. And that’s just one of the reasons the Music and Movies at Infinity Park series has been such a … more

Imagining and facilitating youth art exploration

If it sounds like you’re about to get run over by an RTD bus or some other vehicle when you go see “Imitation Simulation,” fear not. Capturing bits of an artist’s life — whether sounds from … more
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