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‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps … more

Denver Home Show coming for three days

The Spring Denver Home Show will be filled with fresh ideas when it opens March 22-24 at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver. Included will be demonstrations of Ikebana, Japanese … more

Road closures, power outages reported as storm wreaks havoc on Denver metro area and beyond

Gov. Jared Polis authorized the activation of the Colorado National Guard and declared an emergency as a blizzard continued to sweep across the Front Range the afternoon of March 13. more

Learn about Loretto Heights’ history at presentation

“Loretto Heights — A Synopsis of Historical and Architectural Significance” will be Martha Kirkpatrick’s topic when she speaks twice on March 25 for the Englewood Historic Preservation … more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da … more

Denver teachers end strike following deal

The Denver school district and teachers union have reached an agreement in their long-simmering dispute over teacher pay, ending a strike as it entered its fourth day. The tentative deal gives … more

State lawmakers consider ending death penalty

Democrats who control Colorado's Legislature are rushing to act on a bill to repeal the state's little-used death penalty, holding a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on March 6, just two days after … more

Teens’ creativity soars in nonprofit’s art studio class

After setting up tables for class, teenagers come to collect paints, markers, paper or brushes for their individual projects. Often, they stop to chat with Karl Poulson, an art teacher who has been … more

Pushing for a much-needed park in University Hills

Readers may be surprised to learn that in 1945 Denver was experiencing a housing crisis. With the end of World War II, millions of soldiers were looking to settle down and start their lives. With … more

Grandoozy pumps the brakes

Grandoozy, the new music festival that organizers had hoped would become a Denver institution, is taking a break in 2019 after one year. The festival ran over three days last September, drawing in an … more

DU students to build home powered by renewable energy

A team of 20 University of Denver students will be participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2020 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, the university announced in a news release. In a series of … more

Finding your center with Denver yoga

Yoga studios throughout Denver are seeing an increase in yoga nidra classes, in which participants flow through poses, breathing and flexibility — all laying down on the floor. Katrina Gustafson, … more

Handyman charged with arson in Denver explosion

Denver fire officials have arrested the former handyman of a building destroyed in August by a fire and charged him with first-degree arson and first-degree attempted murder in connection with the … more

I-70 project continues on schedule with March closures

Although February has been one of the Denver metro area’s coldest months in years – with temperatures averaging 28 degrees – crews continue to make progress on the Central 70 Project and remain … more

Denver venues break out photos for Month of Photography

When Paul Brokering approached Denver’s Space Gallery years ago, he knew the gallery showed very little photography. But he had a plan to win over gallery owner Michael Burnett: showing him … more

Skip the will power — it’s Girl Scout Cookie time

From saving for an island vacation to purchasing new uniforms, Girl Scouts have big plans for their cookie sales money. “Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led,” said Darby Petitt, a troop … more

Basic principles help guide good garden design

Landscape design is an art unlike any other, as it is an ever-changing canvas that is both a functional space and an expression of artistic design. We must consider the ecology and environment as … more

Defining great schools and teachers

Just before the December holiday break I received in the mail a glossy, 100-page magazine from Denver Public Schools. It was the 2019-20 school year “Great Schools Enrollment Guide” for middle … more

‘Refilling your cup’ can help keep stress at bay

I love my job as an editor. But there are days when I feel buried in emails, torn between multiple projects as I navigate the logistics of putting out two monthly papers. Stress is a part of … more
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