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‘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 …
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
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Women+Film Festival celebrates talents

One of the few good news stories to come out of Hollywood in 2020 is the continuing recognition of the contributions women make to the film industry. There’s still a lot of work to do to achieve …
A child participates in an activity at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science during the 2019 Día del Niño celebration. This year, Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children will take place virtually throughout April, and will be part of SFCD Community Free Days on April 25.

Día del Niño takes place virtually througout April

Throughout April, a number of local cultural institutions will be hosting Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children events. The events — some virtual, some in-person — are being offered as a …
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Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …

Dramatic sunsets are common throughout Colorado.

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and …
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ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry …
“Full Speed Ahead,” assemblage art by Michelle Lamb, is among artworks exhibited in Denver's Dairy Block.

`Art Strut' celebrates women

Eleven invited local artists participated in The Athena Project's pop-up art market, “Art Strut,” on March 13 at Denver's Dairy Block and in the Alley and each will continue to exhibit their …
Actor Gregory Peck and his wife Veronique are shown in 1965, part of an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum through July 18.

Glamour comes to Denver Art Museum

“Paris to Hollywood: The Fashion and Influence of Veronique and Gregory Peck” focuses on a glamorous couple and the evolution of fashion, running through July 18. See dam.org for ticket …
Area youths host a production of "Sweeney Todd" during the COVID-19 pandemic through the Arvada Center.

Art centers want summer, not bummer

As the summer season approaches, community art centers are preparing to use their “pent-up creative energy” to make the launch of summer programming as engaging as it can be, directors say. And …

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A round-up of events that reflect the changes of a year in COVID-19

It’s difficult to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant feature of our lives for right around a full year. Few industries were stopped dead in their tracks the way the performing arts …
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A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …
Brian Hubbell shows his “Pikes Peak and Devils Head” painting. Hubbell will lead the “Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” workshop for Heritage Fine Arts Guild.
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Landscape painting workshop set for Zoom presentation

“Let’s Paint a Wonderful Landscape” with local painter Brian Hubbell will be offered by Heritage Fine Arts Guild as a Zoom workshop from 9 a.m. to noon on March 13. $25 members; $30 …
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Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be …
“Three Pawnee in Paint” by David George will be included in “World of Color” exhibit at Town Hall’s Stanton Gallery, opening March 1 in Littleton.
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‘World of Color’ to open for viewing in gallery

Happy news! Entries for Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s “World of Color” have been juried by well-known watercolorist Steven Griggs and the exhibit will open in Town Hall’s Stanton Gallery, 2450 …

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A Tyrannosaur named Sue

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …
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