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Downtown hoedown hijinks abound

Anyone who gripes that Littleton is getting too hoity-toity would’ve backed down if they had visited the Wine & Turkey Leg Hoedown in the Reinke Bros. parking lot on July 20. Square dancers … more

Lone Tree Arts Center books impressive season

R&B, blues, ballet, “Bella Gaia: Beautiful Earth,” Barynya (Russian singing and dancing troupe) and more are included in the wide-ranging season’s programs at Lone Tree Arts Center from … more

Entertainment at elevation is Colorado sensation

One might hike or fish all day in the beautiful Rockies and still enjoy a colorful show in the evening at one of several theaters in nearby mountain towns. Last week, we drove up to a family house in … more

North Korea, polka music on deck in library programs

Upcoming programs at Littleton’s Bemis Library include: “Explore North Korea” with Active Minds — learn about the Kim family leadership, as well as nuclear weapon development, trade and human … more

Music, comedy, theater coming to Parker

From Sept. 8 through next August, Parker Arts will be offering entertainment events to please people with interests ranging from classical music to dance to comedy to children’s programming. … more

Movies offer escape from heat and traditional fare

The summer months are some of the busiest of the year for the major movies studios — it’s when they release the bulk of their massive blockbuster films, and audiences eager to escape the summer … more

‘Kaleidoscope’ juried exhibit opens at college

The annual community exhibit, “Kaleidoscope,” is open through Aug. 3 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College/Littleton, offering a varied look at works by artists in the … more

‘The Rock’ towers over action tropes in ‘Skyscraper’

I like to imagine what King Kong, as a popcorn-chomping moviegoer, might make of “Skyscraper,” the latest summer actioner staring Dwayne Johnson. Would he, watching a goliath ascend the exterior … more

‘Full Circle’ exhibit is worth coming around to see

Viewers at the opening of Terry Maker’s “Full Circle” exhibit (through Aug. 19 at the Littleton Museum) huddled in groups, fixated on Maker’s brightly colored, complex compositions, … more

‘Pink Progression’ exhibition pays tribute to Women’s March events

Turn right as you enter the Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive and admire the sleek pink “Ourobouros,” a huge pink snake, circling to bite its tail, by Emma Hardy and Rebecca DiDomenico. It … more

Breckenridge Brewery event a real hoot

A pounding summer squall sent musicians and techs scrambling to cover instruments and mixing boards at the 28th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 7, but for the throngs of … more

Filming likely to grow in Colorado

When Parker resident Michelle Ullman began preparing for the first season of her television show, “On the Menu with Michelle Ullman,” it was important that she “put our fork where our mouth … more

Summer food trucks return to Civic Center Park

As the mid-day sun beamed down on Civic Center Park, Jorge Dominguez smiled warmly from the window of his truck. The young lady standing below him returned the smile as she ordered an arepa — a … more

Pancakes, parades and picnics — Oh, my!

July 2 Four Mile Historic Park Independence Celebration The event will start at 5 p.m. at the park, 715 S. Forest St., on July 2, and has viewing spots of the Glendale fireworks show. The park will … more

DU graduate completes Colfax Marathon

Coming in on the last stretch of the Colfax Marathon in May, Makenzie Bothner paused to check her pace. It was her first marathon. But as a soccer player for the University of Denver and a high … more

South Pearl shakes up annual Music and Beer event

South Pearl’s longtime annual summer show got a new look this year as the Music and Beer Festival. For the past several years, the South Pearl Street Association has put on two concerts, a … more

Denver art students energize Wash Park with annual Summer Market

For metal artist Dea Shea, known to many as the Iron Maiden of Denver, art is an activity done all on her own. But when the annual Summer Art Market rolls around, her passion becomes a team effort … more

West Cheesman Park resident works to improve bike transport in Denver

On any given day you can find Geneva Hooten pedaling down the streets of Denver, making her way to work at the Colorado Department of Transportation from her home in West Cheesman Park. For Hooten, … more

Village Read program puts focus on Coloradan’s book

White Plains,” published in 2017 by Colorado author David Hicks, is chosen for this year’s Village Read, organized by Arapahoe Libraries and Greenwood Village. A finalist for 2018 Colorado Book … more

‘The Arsonists’ is haunting look at power of family ties

The theater was dark already when we arrived at Benchmark Theatre on a Sunday evening for a performance of “The Arsonists” (perhaps a bit too dark). And there was a soundtrack of crickets and … more
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