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Collaboration theme runs through intriguing exhibit

In 2016, an idea began to take shape in painter Craig Marshall Smith’s creative mind, and on April 15, 2017, a group of invited artists met for lunch at the Museum Outdoor Arts in Englewood and … more

Matthew Sullivan, mystery writer, speaks at library

Michael Sullivan talked about writing “Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore” to a room filled with readers at Littleton’s Bemis Library on Jan. 12. He was a prize-winner for his short … more

Tongue-in-cheek play provides theater magic

As the audience is seated, they find the suggestion of the ornate, carved, gilded frame around the stage, such as one finds in a turn-of-the-century opera house or theater. A closer look finds an … more

Metro area offers recording options

Working in a recording studio is all about capturing sound in the best and highest quality possible. So, it’s no surprise that the best way for engineers and producers to first get to know from … more

Colorado Dulcimer Festival to bring sweet sounds to Littleton venue

Two 7 p.m. evening concerts on Feb. 2 and 3 will offer the sweet music of mountain and hammered dulcimers, combined with additional instruments: fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin. Nationally … more

Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … more

ThunderRidge troupe stages winter play

Nine short plays focus on love and loss; nine couples show up for a scene each; and there are seven advanced theater students who serve as directors. Each play has a separate director. It's … more

‘Under Five Flags’ stretches from Korea to America

In “Under Five Flags” by Hackchan Rhee and Marta L. Tullis: From a small farm town in what is now North Korea, an ambitious 13-year-old boy named Sungchun started out in winter to walk “through … more

Durango Pete is a dog with some stories

“My eyes were immediately drawn to the one who was off-white, with chocolate brown spots and chocolate brown ears … his eyes were a striking amber color — like a wolf or coyote.” Thus is … more

Out on the town with furry friends

On any given sunny day in Colorado, take a trip down Olde Wadsworth Boulevard in Arvada, Washington Avenue in Golden, or Main Street in Littleton, and the same thing can be seen. A sight that hikers … more

The Bookworm’s very best new books of 2017

Trust me on this: when you read more than 300 books a year, you come across some books that are not-so-good. Thankfully, you come across more of them that are good, great, or even stellar. Here’s … more

Coloradan immersed in world of performing arts

In the late 1980s, when Stephanie Little was enrolled in Frank Early’s drama classes at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, she was so in love with theater that she once spent a Friday night … more

Vacation’ series is fanciful take in 12 paintings

About a year ago, we met Don Hartman’s six quirky boys in “On Vacation” in an exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in downtown Littleton. They were the start of a series, we now … more

Fly fishing show highlights a rising sport

Fly fishing isn’t Part of the show, it IS the show!” That is what the show’s promotional materials proclaim and that makes the Jan. 5-7 event at the Denver Mart, 58th Avenue and I-25, such a … more

Opera Colorado opens doors to new home in Englewood

The festive evening of Dec. 14 celebrated the start of a new partnership between Opera Colorado and the City of Englewood, as the more-than-30-year-old opera company invited guests to visit its new … more

Seasonal cheers with holiday beers

The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local … more

Holiday Express makes its way to Depot Art Gallery

Littleton’s bright red 1888 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Depot, aka the Depot Art Gallery, at 2069 W. Powers Ave., is packed with one-of-a-kind gifts: paintings, of course, but miniatures at mini … more

Parker joins partnership to bring in art instructors

Parker Arts has partnered with the Art Students League of Denver to expand opportunities for its art students to study with national and local instructors, beginning in January. Parker’s executive … more

Drum circle pounds away stress

Seated around a fire, the drummers pounded away on animal skin drums, filling the air with a driving rhythm that seemed to synchronize heartbeats as well as hands. The scene was not an ancient cave … more

Honing the craft at writers’ workshops

Colorado doesn’t have the same literary reputation as places like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, but there’s something about the state that draws men and women of letters here. Beat prophets … more
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