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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Performance brings Italian classics to life in the suburbs

To be in the presence of greatness is always something to marvel at. But for those who love music, it’s an almost spiritual thing to hear performers that can transport an audience to another time and place entirely.  more

Artist explores light through playful animal portraits

Tamara Mahoney, a Denver artist working in acrylics, mixed media and fiber said she lives and breathes color and texture.  more

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

Lakewood prepares for Sounds Exciting! concerts

Lakewood’s Heritage, Culture & the Arts has announced the artist lineup for the 2022 Sounds Exciting! Summer Concert Series at Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park.  more

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent … more

Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to return to Olde Town Arvada after two-year layoff

The world’s only festival focusing on archtop guitars is returning to Arvada after a two-year COVID-19-induced layoff, with the Rocky Mountain Archtop Festival set to come to Olde Town from … more

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Acclaimed Italian soprano to perform in Lakewood

Following her 2022 tour performances in Paris, Hamburg, Madrid, Detroit and Boston, Sanremo, Italy's soprano Angela Papale will be performing in Lakewood. more

Music and comedy collide with The Small Glories

Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) will close out its 2021 - 22 LCC Presents season May 19 with folk band The Small Glories.  more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is … more

Experiencing Mexico in Denver

Tacos, Chihuahuas and low riders. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. But no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without the music and the dancers in their colorful costumes. “It’s … more

Revitalizing Malinche's legacy

About 500 years ago, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors captured Tenochtitlán, the great Aztec city known today as Mexico City. While this history is well documented, Victoria Lyall, the Jan and … more

A deeper dive into the character of Margaret Tobin Brown

Shortly before she boarded the HRS Titanic in the spring of 1912, wealthy socialite and activist Margaret Tobin Brown played tourist in Egypt. The 45-year-old Denverite explored the pyramids by camel … more

Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Wheat Ridge seeks young artists to create murals

The Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission are looking for six emerging young artists to have their artwork showcased at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center. more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

Tony award winning musical comes to Lakewood Cultural Center

The Lakewood Cultural Center and Performance Now Theatre Company present  the Tony Award-winning musical “1776,” March 18-April 3. more
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