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Mariachi festival comes to Denver Sept. 25

In 2017, a teenaged William Trevizo joined his father’s mariachi band, Mariachi Aguila de Denver. Needing a violin player, the band recruited the classically-trained student who quickly fell in … more

Pickin’ and singin’ to benefit Cameron church

Cameron United Methodist Church is more than just a building. It serves its congregation as a faith-based gathering place, but it is also a place that welcomes all sorts of community-wide events — … 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

Dry Land and wet tiles

A visceral empathy is thrust upon you when an actress screams five feet away from you in a pool of blood — a mock self-induced abortive labor playing out in sharp painful detail. 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

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

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

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

Colorado's flourishing fungi foraging community

Popping up alongside the wildflowers, near creek beds and scattered through meadows in Colorado’s forests are a rainbow variety of fungi, which an increasing number of foragers are taking advantage of.  more

Abstract pieces pose questions, create space for contemplation at mixed-media art show

Next Gallery Presents: A Matter of Perspective, Encaustic and Mixed Media Works by Christy Lynne Seving. Show runs Aug. 24 - Sept. 11 in Lakewood.  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

Local nonprofit changing lives of women thousands of miles from Lakewood

The beautiful Central American country of Guatemala is a land of contradictions. Known for its soaring mountains, sand dunes, rivers, lakes and wetlands, its natural beauty and colorful cities are well recognized — but perhaps not as much as its societal struggles.  Like the U.S., Guatemala shares a border with Mexico. But in many ways, that’s where the similarities between the two nations end. more

Golden's Miners Alley Playhouse debuts largest production ever

For the next two months, only good “Hair” days are allowed at Miners Alley Playhouse. On Aug. 5, the downtown Golden theater debuted its largest production ever, the American tribal love-rock musical “Hair.” more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more

Hit one-man comedy show comes to Lakewood

The international comedy hit "My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m in Therapy," featuring actor & comedian Peter J. Fogel, is coming to the Lakewood Cultural Center. more

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically. more

Aerialists perform at The Golden Mill for annual festival

Just as ARTSWEEK GOLDEN was wrapping up and winding down, so too were some of its artists — quite literally. As part of Foothills Art Center’s annual weeklong festival, a group of aerialists, acrobats and jugglers performed July 13 at The Golden Mill. more

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking. more

Wheat Ridge summer concert series draws fans despite wet weather

Neither rain, nor wind, nor dark, threatening skies could keep country rock band Twenty Hands High from entertaining a hearty bunch of Wheat Ridge music lovers during the City's July 6 Performances in the Park event. more
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