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Goodson to host holiday arts, crafts fair

More than 70 Colorado artists will sell homemade gifts for the holidays at the annual arts and crafts fair at Goodson Recreation Center. The show features crafts, pottery, jewelry, clothing, quilts, …
Overland Park resident Ronnie Crawford stands with one of his Ford Falcon cars. Crawford has lived in Denver since 1976 and owned several vintage stores on Broadway.

The ‘tree-hugging hot rodder’ in Overland Park

Over the past 75 years, Overland Park resident Ronnie Crawford has done a lot with his life. By the age of 15 he had become an Eagle Scout. A few years later he started drag racing in the National …
A view from the high walkway at the Wild Animal Sanctuary: In the distance, a pair of large male lions bask in the sunshine, forgetting stressful circus days. Midway, a lion peeks from a wooden shelter -- people-watching, perhaps?

Keensburg Sanctuary housing exotic animals is something wild

It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a recent drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, …
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Washington Park author talks about Denver’s hidden gems

Since 1976, Rich Grant has called Washington Park home. He’s traveled the world as a writer, but no matter where he goes, the park is still his favorite place. The quality of light in the area …

Edith Garfio, left, a para teacher at West High School, and Paul Castorena, an 11th-grade student there, stand in the school’s food bank. They both have been volunteering with the food bank since it started earlier this year.

Holiday Giving in Denver

As the holiday season comes around this year, Denverites may be looking for a place to give back - whether it’s through volunteering their time or donating money. Organizations throughout the city …
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Town Hall’s busy Box Office is central to the local theater’s success.

Littleton arts center looks to the future

In summer 2017, Town Hall Arts Center’s board of directors consulted with Paul Bryant and Callan Meek of local architecture firm Bryant Flink and developed a design Charrette, Vision 2025, as a …
“Curse of Interesting Times” book cover by Patricia Paul of Castle Rock.

Timely tome tells travel tales

Patricia Ann Paul’s recently published memoir title: “Curse of Interesting Times: A Vietnam Era Memoir,” is based on a reputed Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” which has …
Egyptologist Dr. Kara Cooney “at work.” She will speak for National Geographic Live at Lone Tree Arts Center.
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Egyptologist to share expertise in Lone Tree

Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology at UCLA, will be the featured National Geographic Live speaker at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Nov. 9 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. …
Museums, theater companies and galleries participate in Denver Arts Week. The event helps to promote the arts and cultures venues available throughout the city.

Denver Arts Week celebrates 12 years

Arts organizations across the Front Range will be celebrating the 12th annual Denver Arts Week this month. From theater to museums and local galleries, Denverites can get their art fix with free days …

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Telling stories on a digital stage

It will surprise no one to hear that there are many, many differences between life in New York City and Denver. But comedian and podcaster Crystal Beth has come across one that may not be immediately …
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Visit the isolated jewel of the Caribbean

For the entire second half of the 20th century and beyond, most Americans were presented with one perspective on the island nation of Cuba. Thanks to governmental changes in both nations, many are …
Mauricio and Damian Aguilar will perform on the high wire when Cirque Italia performs at Southwest Plaza.
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Cirque Italia coming to area with ‘Aquatic Spectacular’

A blue and white big-top circus tent will appear at Southwest Plaza, located west of Littleton at 8501 W. Bowles Ave., from Oct. 25-28, for the Silver Tour of Cirque Italia. “Aquatic Spectacular” …
“Stickwork,” a site specific art installation by Patrick Dougherty, is placed at Chatfield Farms, a division of Denver Botanic Gardens in Littleton. Created from freshly-cut saplings, including some from Chatfield Farms, it will remain in place until it naturally disintegrates, which is Dougherty’s process with all of his works, made from natural materials. He is internationally-known for his unique art.
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Site-specific art is woven from flexible saplings

Stickwork, a site-specific art installation by nationally recognized artist Patrick Dougherty, is a large-scale sculpture constructed from natural materials Denver Botanic Gardens’ Chatfield Farms, …
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‘Uncanny Valley’ poses questions for audience

The best science fiction isn’t just concerned with cool technology and chilling or thrilling plot twists. It makes the audience consider the effects that science, technology and other futuristic …

Big Mama, Felicia P. Fields, with Shake Anderson and Chick Street Man will perform with a band to deliver favorite blues songs at Lone Tree Arts Center.
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Top-notch blues coming to stage

Veteran blues musicians Felicia P. Fields (Big Mama), Shake Anderson and Chic Street Man perform an after-hours jam session at the Chicago nightclub where they're working in “Low Down Dirty …
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