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MCA Denver shares artists’ creative process

There’s a podcast now for almost everything — listeners can get guidance on tackling mental health challenges, learn about practically any period of history and develop strategies for a fantasy …

Take a hop, skip and a jump into the city for Lindy Hop

In 1928, two Black dancers in a dance marathon in Harlem — George Snowden and Mattie Purnell — broke away from each other to throw in some solo freestyling. With that, they started the process of creating one of the most popular swing dances ever: Lindy Hop.
Otis' Jack Willeke snares this long pass against the defense of Stratton's Avery Archuleta in the second half of the teams' semifinal game in the six-man playoffs Nov. 19 in Stratton.

Small-town football: A different game, a different level of interest

STRATTON – On the Eastern Plains, football is a special breed of cat. Or eagle, as the case may be. Tucked away north of Interstate 70, an hour or so east of Limon and two or so stops …
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DFF45 stands as example of film’s wide reach

In many ways, there’s never been a better time to be a cinephile. The combination of a rainbow of streaming services that cater to practically every interest and the return of in-theater screening …

Melissa Clement, owner of Farmgirl Foods, a market in Castle Rock that offers charcuterie boards and classes, said the finger food has been gaining fans thanks to the mix of creativity and socialization involved in eating or building one. At its basic level, charcuterie is a variety of cheeses, cured meats, bread or crackers and toppings.

Rise of charcuterie has businesses bringing in the cheddar

Traditionally, playing with food has a bad reputation, but the rising popularity of charcuterie boards is changing that by encouraging diners to get creative with endless mix-and-match options.
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Explore a new planet at Wings Over the Rockies

The idea of traveling to another planet seems closer than ever in recent years — no longer is it an idea solely left to the science fiction writers among us. And the Wings Over the Rockies Air …
Inside the Orchestra allows children to interact with musical instruments and ask questions to the musicians.

Getting kids into music

Don’t be surprised when children driven by the lively music at an Inside the Story performance form a conga line and show the adults how it’s done. “We have had very lively kids jump up on the …
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Blankslate looks ahead with ‘Summer on a Salt Flat’

For many people, college leads to all kinds of new starts. For Tess Condron, Rylee Dunn and Emma Troughton, their time at the University of Denver led to the formation of the indie rock trio …
Denver’s Mexican Cultural Center helped bring artist Oscar Becerra-Mora’s giant alebrije, “Xolotl: Dios Perro” to Denver.

Keeping Hispanic culture and traditions alive

Hispanic traditions have helped shape the tapestry of Colorado and the United States. It is organizations like Denver’s Mexican Cultural Center that helps keep these traditions alive through arts …

Bessie Lung Fong is the aunt of Linda Lung and Heather Lung Clifton, who are featured in the “Reclaiming Denver’s Chinatown” documentary. This photo was the inspiration for the image used to promote the film, which will premiere Nov. 10 as part of the Denver Film Festival.

The true story of Denver’s Chinese community

Ask any Denver resident if they know lower downtown was once home to a bustling Chinatown, and the answer is probably “no.” Denver’s Chinatown, which was located in an area known as Hop Alley …
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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 …

Give something away on July 15

One of my favorite pastimes is to go, what I call, thrifting. I love spending a couple of hours on a day off treasure hunting at a thrift shop. Though I don’t always find something I will treasure …
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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 …
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Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still …

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An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been …
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