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Paleo, keto dieters band together

For the past four years, Littleton resident Kimberly Spomer has attended a support group. The group of roughly 25 people consists of like-minded individuals seeking community and advice as they …
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Enjoy a day at the Arapahoe County Fair

This year’s Arapahoe County Fair runs from July 25-28 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. The fair opens at 11 a.m. daily, and vistors will receive a wristband upon …
“Reflections of Light” is an installation in Jane Guthridge’s exhibit, “Play of Light” at the Littleton Museum.

Light is unifying theme in exhibit at museum

“We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and darkness, that one thing against another creates.” — Jun’ichiro Tanizaki, “In Praise of Shadows.” In …
MK Holody said growing up in the Midwest helped make her polite and outgoing.

My Name Is... MK Holody

Making things easier I help nonprofits increase their impact by doing more with their data. The company I work for, CiviCore, does data management for nonprofits. Say a group provides services to …

Denver nonprofit struts its stuff for feline fundraiser

The Denver Dumb Friends League will host the second annual Catwalk on July 13. This year’s event will feature 10 local breweries and is a ticketed event for people 21 and over. General admission …

In this 2018 photo from the South by Southeast event, kids play with a bubble tower. South by Southeast is an annual event held by Councilwoman Kendra Black in District 4.

South by Southeast festival returns to Denver

Councilmember Kendra Black is once again bringing the South by Southeast festival to Denver for its third annual event. This year’s event, set for Aug. 17, is themed Beers, Bikes and Bands. The …
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Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - …
Colorado Symphony Orchestra flutist Catherine Peterson will perform with the Ivy Ensemble on July 10 at Hampden Hall in Englewood.
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Ensemble to perform matinee of classical music

Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s assistant principal/second flutist Catherine Peterson will perform with other members of the Ivy Ensemble — Erik Peterson on violin and Philip Stevens on viola — …
A cast of 68 presents “Bye Bye Birdie” at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton at 7 p.m. June 28, 29 and 2 p.m. June 30.
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Big cast includes kids in summer musical

Each summer Littleton United Methodist Church produces a musical with lots of Littleton and Highlands Ranch kids involved. This year it’s “Bye Bye Birdie” and director Kelly Kates says 68 …
Rio Grande Southern Locomotive No. 20 pulls into its home at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden after undergoing restoration for 12 years at the Strasburg Rail Road in Pennsylvania to get it operational again. It returned to Golden on June 4 and the museum expects it to be fully operational sometime in 2020.

‘Living history’ locomotive returns home after 12 years

Rail fans from across the country are excited that an iconic Rio Grande Southern locomotive will soon be in operation again. “It’s an important piece of railroad history, and to actually be able …

Gene Kranz was an aerospace engineer with NASA and helped direct the first lunar landing in 1969. Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum will be hosting a 50th anniversary event next month in honor of the first Americans to land on the moon.
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Apollopalooza celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

For those who weren’t alive on the night of July 20 a half-century ago, it’s difficult to imagine what it must’ve been like to see men land on the moon for the first time. For the millions …
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Coming Attractions

Take a look at how the stars shine for you

There’s a name for the enormous leap in quality that television programs have seen since the turn of the century — Peak TV. Thanks to streaming options like Netflix and Hulu, the emergence of …
Detail from Jane Guthridge’s “Reflected Light” to be in her exhibit June 28-Aug. 25 at the Littleton Museum.
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‘Play of Light’ art exhibition speaks to rhythms, harmonies

Artist Jane Guthridge will exhibit her artworks large and small in the gallery at Littleton Museum from June 28 to Aug. 25. “Play of Light: Works by Jane Guthridge” will include large …
Antonio Soto, of Westminster, center, assists daughter Sadia, 7, with her fishing rod, as siblings Theresa, left and Victor, look on, during Northglenn's Annual Fishing Derby June 1, at E. B. Rains, Jr. Park.

Looks like a fun family fishing season

A fishing guide I enjoy time with on the upper South Platte River waters gave me a “wake up call” this week. He reported he was not taking any reservations between the last week in May and July 1 …
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Seeking the unique in exciting eateries around Denver

The dining scene in Denver is in a constant state of exciting evolution, as new chefs and restaurants find unique ways to cater to the city’s burgeoning population. And while that statement is …

Fanciful art by Kathie C. Balleh is included in the “Spectrum Instructor and Student Art Exhibition” at Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, open through June 27.
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College holds exhibit of student, instructor artwork

Spectrum, the annual Arapahoe Community College community art class student and instructor art exhibition, is open at ACC’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts through June 27. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 …
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