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The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Denver Design Week takes place Oct. 16-24

Showcasing the region's best architecture, interiors, art, brands and technology, the sixth annual Denver Design Week presented by The IDC Building takes place Oct. 16-24. This year's Denver Design … more

Breaking the ice with art: Washington Park resident shares his maze pieces to combat racial division

Warren Stokes loves his neighborhood. He enjoys his daily six-block walk from his home to Washington Park, where he goes to create his art. But he has noticed that other pedestrians will often cross … more

2021 JAAMM Festival features in-person, virtual, hybrid events

The 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies and Music (JAAMM) Festival takes place Oct. 6-Dec. 21 with in-person, virtual and hybrid offerings. The JAAMM Festival is a program of Denver’s … more

Digging for history at Golden’s Astor House

Archaeology isn’t all holy grails and temples of doom — there’s also community archaeology, which focuses on members of the community exploring the stories of people who lived their lives in … more

Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house … more

TITWRENCH Collective's farewell event takes place Oct. 3 in Denver's City Park

A volunteer-driven music and arts festival with a 13-year history will be putting on its final event this October. The TITWRENCH Collective festival takes place from 4-10 p.m. Oct. 3 at the City Park … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

50 Ways to Leave Your Boredom Behind in Denver

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House and the Brown Palace. But there’s undoubtedly some who will not recognize the Gonzalez … more

Explore creative expressions at Walker Fine Art

I think all creative expression is an experiment. The creator may know what they’re aiming for, but there’s no guarantee things will pan out the way you hope. The often-abstract act of making is … more

A summer staple for art lovers

Local artist Lauri Dunn has discovered a whole world of interesting insects through her art. Her favorite is the praying mantis, she said. This is because of their “fun-looking heads,” Dunn … more

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more

Voting for Americas COVID-19 Memorial closes July 18

July 18 is the last day to vote on the artwork submitted for the "Americas COVID-19 Memorial," a project of the Denver-based Biennial of the Americas festival. The Americas COVID-19 Memorial is “an … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

Mural festival blooms

More than 60 Black artists are highlighted at this year’s Black Love Mural Festival. The event kicked off in May, and the murals will be on display through Aug. 1 at Civic Center Park. To learn … more

Ready to fly, nationally

Something that Alfredo Reyes learned through the Latino Leadership Institute (LLI) is that he wants to be a leader who unites. Leadership is “not about what can I take, but what can I add,” Reyes … more
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