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Artistic outlets amid hardship for Denver area's homeless

Within a single week, dozens of regulars find their way to the 2300 block of Arapahoe and Curtis streets in Denver. Steven Barth, a jazz keyboard player, leaves the homeless shelter he’s been …
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‘Wilder Women’ steps it up in performances at Su Teatro

“Wilder Women” follows an earlier Stories on Stage show called “Wild Women!” It is coming to Su Teatro Performing Arts Center at 721 Santa Fe Drive on March 8 with shows at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. …
“Synthetic Zebra” photograph by Joe Bonoto is included in “Animals Tame and Wild” at the Depot Art Gallery.

Animal art brings sense of life to gallery

The Littleton Fine Arts Guild postponed its opening reception for the “Animals, Tame and Wild” exhibit due to snow. The reception will now be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at the …
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Robert Rauschenberg show is coup for local arts scene

Works by major American artist Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) will be exhibited at the Museum of Outdoor Arts’ Indoor Gallery, in Englewood, from Feb. 24 to June 13 — the largest exhibit of the …
Phamaly Theatre Company performers during HONK! the musical. Phamaly hosts sensory friendly programming to families who need a little extra space or are sensitive to light and loud noises.

Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

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Annual Dragon Film Festival roars in return

Asia’s dynamic and varied cultures have histories and stories that go back thousands of years, and as “Parasite” thrillingly displayed at this year’s Oscars, there are many, many stories …
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Operatic singer Michael Hoffman won the Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition in 2018 and is pictured in performance.

Denver Lyric Opera Guild events open to public

Opera lovers are invited to enjoy several free performance events this season, beginning with Denver Lyric Opera Guild’s Louise Conter Master Class, conducted by Charity Koepke, Opera Colorado’s …
“Summer With Ophelia” by Sheila Marie is included in the Depot Art Gallery’s new exhibit of animal images.
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‘Animals, Tame and Wild’ inhabit art gallery

Through March 1, a Littleton Fine Arts Guild members’ exhibit — “Animals, Tame and Wild” — will feature visions of the animal world, those near and dear and those who inhabit far places. …
Bill Knoll’s “Super Worm Moon” is exhibited in a joint exhibit with Tim Kathka at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Highlands Ranch.

Photographers share views of world in show at church

Tim Kathka and Bill Knoll, both members of the active Littleton Fine Arts Guild (and both Nebraska natives), will exhibit their photographs in the gallery at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in …
“High Heel Stingray on Bongo Base” is included in “Opening Outward,” an exhibit of sculpture by Jeff Glode Wise, through March 1 at the Littleton Museum.
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Many things go into sculptures at exhibition

“Opening Outward: Sculpture by Jeff Globe Wise” opened Jan. 24 at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St., Littleton and will continue through March 1 during museum hours. It features wood, …

Comedian Zac Maas headlined the show at Max Taps brewery in Highlands Ranch Sat. Jan. 25. Maas’ jokes produced laughter, shock and applause.

Funny business in the burbs: Comedy shows adjust to outlying audiences

When local comedian Michael Jeffries stepped up to the mic at Max Taps Brewery in Highlands Ranch, the room was filled with a variety of suburbanites. Folks just getting off work, couples young and …
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Let museum take you to the river

One of the best things about the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is how it brings a world of discovery into one place. No matter what your interest is, there’s an exhibit for you. But this …
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DJFF highlights personal, universal storytelling

Over more than 2,000 years, Jewish storytelling has come to tell the stories of people from all over the world, and in all walks of life. And this diversity of voices is vibrantly reflected in the …
Dancers from Colorado Ballet will alternate in flying onto the set and performing as Peter Pan.
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Dance performance never grows old

“Peter Pan,” J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, as interpreted by Colorado Ballet, continues through Feb. 9 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Center for Performing Arts. Check on ticket …
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The Arvada Center invites audiences aboard the Orient Express

There’s a particular challenge to telling a story that is very well-known by the audience. But when it’s one of the most well-known murder mysteries in popular fiction, well, that’s a whole …

“Place and Time” by Littleton’s Rita Derjue is among her paintings exhibited at Bemis Library in Littleton through January.
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Artworks bring color to library in winter

Longtime Littleton painter rita derjue has an exhibit of colorful recent works at Bemis Library through Jan. 30 in the gallery. Some are familiar mountain landscapes, while others may be scenes from …
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