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Curious sights around Denver metro area tell historic tales

With many Coloradans still avoiding large crowds with the continued risk of COVID-19, some may be taking a better look at what’s in their neighborhood — or even driving around with no particular …
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Opening Denver’s virtual doors

Many of us have spent the majority of the last six months or so in our homes, which means at some point we’ve had to reckon with the design choices we’ve made. There’s a reason so many people …
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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
Julie Deden is the director of the Colorado Center for the Blind.

Preserving blind Coloradans’ history

More than a century’s worth of records now packed into boxes and storage containers in the basement of the Colorado Center for the Blind will soon be transformed into a comprehensive, digital …
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‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these …

Littleton resident Kathy Powers started a chapter of the Buy Nothing Project to bring her neighborhood together.

Your money's no good here

In March, as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic washed over the nation, Jennifer Lisiecki of Denver posted on Facebook that she was available to provide child care for friends. Soon, as grocery …
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David Heska Weiden.

‘Winter Counts’ offers insights, excitement

With a tough-guy narrator, Virgil Wounded Horse, who functions as an enforcer/vigilante on the Rosebud Reservation, south metro Denver area author David Heska Wanbli Weiden leads a reader through a …
Austin Zucchini-Fowler’s iconic mural of a nurse with boxing gloves on along Colfax Avenue in Capitol Hill.
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Walls can talk — From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, street art thriving in the Denver area

When Denver muralist Austin Zucchini-Fowler came up with the idea to create a mural depicting an angel-winged nurse in a fighter’s stance wearing boxing gloves last April, he did not imagine the …
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Spin a mystery in six words

One of the most famous things Ernest Hemingway ever wrote is only six words long: “For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.” Packed into those few words is a whole story of life and heartbreak, and that …
The Merson siblings, who range in age from 8-14, of Denver’s Lowry neighborhood blow their Oscar Mayer Wiener whistles during the Wienermobile’s visit to the Denver Zoo on Aug. 19. Though the whistles can be found online, the only way to receive one in person is to visit the Wienermobile at one of its tour stops.

Hot diggity-dog! Oscar Mayer Wienermobile brings extra smiles to Denver Zoo visitors

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile made the Denver Zoo one of its Colorado stops during its annual tour this year. It was at the zoo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 19. Zoo attendees stopped to get their …

The work on display at Walker Fine Art’s Common Ground exhibit evokes the universality and calmness of nature. The pieces create a sense of familiarity without relying on photo-realistic creations.
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Finding the Common Ground at Walker Fine Art

People are coping with the loss of the summer of 2020 in many ways, but there’s a reason that so many are finding their solace in the natural world - there’s often a comfort and peace in nature …
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Dr. Michael Bess, vice president of Health Care Strategies for UnitedHealthcare.

How some Coloradans' health habits changed during COVID-19

Are you finding yourself walking more or struggling with your diet these days? If so, you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic may have changed many aspects of our lives, including some of our daily …
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Tips for eliminating financial stress

So many of my customers around the Denver area tell me they are stressed about their finances. Layoffs, pay cuts, college tuition bills — there are countless causes of worry, especially during …
Young Voices of Colorado performs its 2019 winter concert at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The choir will hold a virtual fundraising gala on Oct. 3, though in-person performances are unlikely to occur before 2021.
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Virtual fundraiser will aid Young Voices of Colorado choir

Thirty years ago, founder Jena Dickey of Littleton gathered 20 young people in her neighborhood and began a children's choir, Young Voices of Colorado. It has grown to include almost 200 singers from …
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New miniature home, more big fun

While a pandemic isn’t the optimal time for the Denver Museum of Miniature Dolls & Toys to reveal their new home, that isn’t stopping them from celebrating their reopening after two years. …

Patricia Aaron's painting "Witness" was created with beeswax, pigment and mixed media. It is being shown in the Center for Visual Arts' exhibition "The Walls Between Us."
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'The Walls Between Us' shares works by collective

“Witness,” a painting by Patricia Aaron of Greenwood Village, hangs in Metro State University's gallery, Center for Visual Arts, at 965 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, in a new exhibit called “The …
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