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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

‘Fearless pioneers and tireless trailblazers’

Dallas Burleson stepped up to the lectern and welcomed people joining Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus for a Sunday service. She was accompanied onstage by her daughter, Stacie Burleson, to …
Recent stories

Equity markets wave yellow flag

Recent stock market headlines seem contrary to the real economy … or maybe they are predictions. Investors can choose opposing rationale and find justification in print virtually anywhere. Are …
Buffalo Kaplinski, who will take part in the “Capturing the Beauty of Open Land” exhibit, holds one of his paintings.

‘Capturing the Beauty of Open Land’ exhibit coming

During the week of June 21-25, about two dozen skilled plein air artists will be able to access private properties in Douglas County, capturing images of pristine conserved land in the county which …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Truer words may have never been spoken

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.” — Falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln When I …
Coming Attractions

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on …

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. …
Arts & Entertainment
“Each/Other” is a large-scale she-wolf sculpture in the exhibit of the same name at Denver Art Museum.

‘Each/Other’ collaboration on display until August

“Each/Other” is the first exhibition to feature the works of contemporary Indigenous artists Marie Watt (Seneca, Scottish, German) and Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota, …
Water plants will be for sale June 6 at Hudson Gardens in Littleton.

Annual water garden sale coming June 6

The Colorado Water Garden Society will host its annual sale on June 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. Admission is free and visitors may want to …
The Arapahoe County Fair returns this summer, filled with down-home fun and rides.

Best. Summer. Ever.

Did your funnel cake intake stay at zero last year? Has it been a while since you’ve danced in anything but pajamas? If you’re among the millions ready to shed some pent-up energy as the summer …
Englewood Schools students stand in front of their new mural along Little Dry Creek.

Young muralists paint ‘brightness and hope’

Englewood got a bit brighter this spring as Emily Ancona’s art students livened up a drab stretch of Little Dry Creek with a sprawling mural — the latest in a series of art projects around town …

A sculpture of Alice and the Cheshire Cat is part of a series of life-sized bronzes by Harry Marinsky.

Renovated Marjorie Park to open near Fiddler’s Green

Saturday, June 12 will be the opening date for a renovated Marjorie Park — on the north side of Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, 6331 S. Fiddlers Green Circle in Greenwood Village, and the beginning …
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Barb Lotze

Aging well and finishing strong

This pandemic has been difficult for everyone. Throughout the past year and a half, we have been collectively grieving for lost loved ones as well as loss of independence, freedom, and sense of …
Coming Attractions

Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year …
Coming Attractions

The bright lights shine on Denver

In many cases listening to a podcast is a passive activity - something people listen to while exercising, sitting in the car or doing chores around the house. But “The Bright Lights of Denver,” a …
Coming Attractions

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …

Coming Attractions

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
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