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Climber reaches for dream

When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was … more

Kirkland Museum is Denver treasure

On the northwest corner of Bannock Street and 12th Avenue in Denver, bright yellow ceramic tiles beckon to anyone who can see them. They mark the entrance to the Kirkland Museum of Fine and … more

Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film … more

New mural brings dose of color to Dinosaur Ridge

Morrison’s Dinosaur Ridge has long provided a unique chance to see the footprints left by dinosaurs. But starting now, visitors will also get a fresh perspective of what it might have been like to … more

Colorful artworks enliven Greenwood Village gallery

More than 40 assorted watermedia paintings are exhibited at the Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, through Oct. 30. What a pleasant way to spend an hour or so ... … 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

Castle Rock closing out summer concert season

People around Castle Rock can celebrate the end of the summer season at the final 2021 Summer Concert Series event. Super Diamond with The Denver Pops will take the stage at The Amphitheater at … more

'Hansel and Gretel' — more than a year later

April 2020 was the original date planned for Littleton Youth Ballet's production of the classic fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel.” The theatre was rented, backdrops were ordered, costumes were ready … more

'4D Design' on display at college gallery

Usually the Jantzen Gallery, in Arapahoe Community College's Art and Design Center at the corner of Alamo and Prince in Littleton, is filled with student artwork. Just through Sept. 12, it offers … more

Teen gets closer to prize on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

With a time limit of 2:45 to get through the “American Ninja Warrior” finals obstacle course, Castle Rock’s Kaden Lebsack took it all in stride in the nationally televised show on Aug. 30. … more

Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Not the same old story

Five women gathered in the Evergreen Library community room recently to discuss why, in this case, they didn’t like the book of the month. No one had much to say that was favorable about the book, … 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

Art on the Green returns for second year

Curtis Center for the Arts is located in a historic school at 2349 E. Orchard Road in Greenwood Village and a focus point for south area arts. Last year, director Chris Stevens started a new event: … more

Plus-size woman documents Kilimanjaro climb

The body positive movement — which promotes acceptance of all bodies of any size, weight or appearance — is gaining momentum in Colorado as plus-size women and men build confidence and take on … 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

Lone Tree resident’s book headed for space

Dow Phumiruk, Lone Tree resident and member of the Lone Tree Arts Commission, has illustrated 15 children’s books including “Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13.” This … more

Cellists share soothing sounds: Lone Tree Symphony members play before orchestra season gets underway

The great room at the Vita Littleton apartment community was filled with the mellow sound of six cellists on a recent Sunday afternoon as an ensemble from the Lone Tree Symphony performed for … 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
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