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‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of … more

Mother Musings: A balanced approach to screen time

I was determined to raise my kids with no screens. They were going to be the kids who were creative and could entertain themselves with their imaginations, not mind-numbing TV shows. And I succeeded, … more

Column: Pride without the arrogance

Whenever he finished an amazing run, resulting in a touchdown, and having weaved his way through the defense and even running over a defender or slipping past another with some lightning-quick … more

From the Editor: NyQuil chicken — no thanks

I am often fascinated at things people worldwide will do based on something they saw online. The latest attention to the problem was an FDA warning that NyQuil chicken is not something people should … more

Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the … more

From the Editor: Before you say no

This election year will have a lot of tax questions for voters to consider as they sort through ballots that are expected to hit the mail starting on Oct. 17. As our reporters have worked to break … more

Less is more is the way to go

As the presenter gave his opening remarks and welcomed the audience, he shared with everyone the agenda for his talk, the most important elements where he hoped they would focus, the amount of time … more

Venture ‘Into the Woods’ at the Arvada Center

There are some names that stand on their own when you’re talking about the theater and Stephen Sondheim is right at the top of that list. So, when the Arvada Center announced it was kicking off its … more

Column: Making the most of the upcoming season

The summer season is coming to an end, with many of us looking forward to fall. It’s been a hot summer and it will be nice to get some cool air, turning of leaves, and just a change of pace. For … more

From the Editor: I have been there - Unmasking mental health can lead to help

I recently went to a benefit in Castle Pines hosted by the city and Mental Health Colorado. The event had a special theme/title – “Unmasked.” Throughout the night, people stood up and talked … more

Archtop guitar fans to gather in Arvada

For me, autumn sounds like acoustic guitars. It’s something about their warmth and crispness, but also their fragility. And if you’re the type of person who spends a lot of time thinking about … more

Column: You are that person

One of my closest friends is Brian, and he stands out to me for many reasons. He is a strong man of faith, a true prayer warrior, a loving and devoted father and husband, a gift to the community we … more

Mother Musings: Teachers are my people

I’ve heard so many bad things about her!” I got this a lot with my kid’s teacher last year. When I tried to press the parents for information about her, I got the words “mean” and … more

Thornton aims to become public art hot spot

One of the great things about public art is that it serves so many purposes — just as easily as it adds beauty to a community, it can also become a landmark, a location for people to orient their … more

Column: Coming full circle

Having spent more than 25 years in the personal and professional development business, working with people in a variety of industries, I have been blessed to have worked alongside some of the most … more

Mother Musings - Fixing another’s child — maybe not

I was not prepared for parenthood when I had my first baby … Not at all. When she was just a year old, I thought I could train her to play with everyday objects rather than toys. The thought of a … more

From the Editor: Instant gratification — no thanks

After President Joe Biden announced the administration’s plan to cancel $10,000 to $20,000 of student debt for millions of Americans last week, I listened to debates, watched the Facebook comments … more

Getting in an Allegro mood in Park

There’s no such thing as a typical community hub — each hub is as unique as the community it represents. So, it’s not surprising that one of Parker’s favorite spots is Allegro Music, its only … more

ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include … more

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more
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