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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

Seems like old times at Renaissance Festival

After a year off due to the pandemic, King Henry and the Colorado Renaissance Festival have returned to Douglas County for the 2021 season. Opening in early July, the festival, in its 44th year, … more

Purple reigns at Chatfield Farms

Some 2,000 lavender plants are showing off their color these days at the Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms location adjacent to the Jefferson County part of Littleton, and butterflies are an … more

'Oracles of the Pink Universe' is magical exhibit at Denver Art Museum

A delightful small vacation is newly available at the Denver Art Museum through Oct. 10. Simphiewe Ndzube's paintings and sculpture are shown in a colorful exhibit — “Oracles of the Pink … more

Western Heritage Welcome kicks off festive weekend

Castle Rock’s Western heritage is alive and well. The town is set to celebrate during a weekend packed with activities, starting with the Friday-evening Western Heritage Welcome. Western Heritage … more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces 2021-22 season

Season tickets are on sale now for the Lakewood Cultural Center’s new season. The center is bringing what they describe as “an exciting mix of music and theater” to Lakewood beginning in … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Venardos Circus thrills crowd with dazzling acrobatics

A year and a half since its big top tent was last unfurled, Venardos Circus resumed its breathtaking act before adoring crowds in Littleton. The Florida-based traveling circus, founded in 2014 by … more

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. … more

'Kaleidoscope' exhibit online through end of year

The annual "Kaleidoscope" exhibit at Arapahoe Community College is virtual this year more

Parker live-music venue takes flight

Parker’s newest music venue and restaurant, Wild Goose Saloon, celebrated its grand opening July 9. The newly-constructed venue will feature live music from multiple genres every Wednesday through … 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

Free summer concert series underway at SouthGlenn

The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall's annual Dancing in the Streets Summer Concert Series kicked off in June and continues through August. The series returns after a 2020 hiatus due to the … 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

Animals Around the Rock education series coming to Castle Rock

Whether it is raptors, reptiles or other creepy crawlies, Castle Rock has a whole host of wild residents. The characteristics of these animals will be illustrated at the Animals Around the Rock … more

Littleton's Western Welcome Week in need of sponsors

After a subdued Western Welcome Week last year, Littleton’s signature community bash is hoping for a bonanza return this August - but fundraising is proving difficult, and the clock is ticking. … more

‘Hall of Legends’ in Denver celebrates baseball

History Colorado and the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club Foundation have collaborated to present “Hall of Legends” during MLB All-Star Week, July 10-18 at the Rally Hotel at McGregor Square, … more

International Folk Art Market returns to Santa Fe

As we contemplate possibilities for summer travel, some readers will be heading south to that favorite destination: Santa Fe, New Mexico. And perhaps some of those will want to visit IFAM, the … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

A ‘mad dash’ for Parker’s H2O’Brien Pool

After a slow start on a rainy Memorial Day weekend, H2O’Brien Pool in Parker has picked up in popularity as families and swimmers show their excitement for a summer without COVID-19 restrictions. … more
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