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Elevating Denver's creative scene

Because “Project Runway” first aired in late 2004, Brielle Killip of Denver’s Cole neighborhood thought she was late in getting hooked on the reality TV show — considering she had watched it … more

Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more

Rediscovering Orwell at the Arvada Center

As the author of some of the most searing indictments of the damage governments and people can do, George Orwell has become synonymous with the kind of prescience most artists only dream of. But all … 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

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

Spotlight on Denver authors

Katy McQuaid believes the most important trait of the Finnish Lapphund breed of dog is that they know how to look into someone’s eyes and let them know they are loved. “This is what Grace does … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Author Phil Goodstein decided it was time to bring one of his books into the 21st century 25 years after its original publication. “The Ghosts of Denver: Capitol Hill” was first published in … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Anthony Garcia’s family has been in the New Mexico/Colorado area since the 1500s — nearly 400 years. Garcia grew up in a small town in northern Colorado and has lived and worked in Denver since … more

Spotlight on Denver authors

Jamey O’Donnell started writing his first book in 1999. But it got put on a shelf, and it wasn’t until the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns of 2020 that O’Donnell felt he had a book in him. … 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

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

Hometown Holidays 2021

Hometown Holidays 2020

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