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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

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest … more

Edgewater Art Gala celebrates diverse voices of Jeffco youth

Artists and activists came together to showcase work created earlier in the summer for the Rise Above: Youth Mural Project Gala Event on June 30 at the Edgewater Public Library. more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces new season

The Lakewood Cultural Center announced its 2022-23 season, which will bring a mix of music and theater to Lakewood beginning in September. more

Lakewood mother daughter art show rooted in nature

"Transform the Tiny" by Laurie Gibb and "Discover the Covered: The Artist Process" by Melody Epperson each opened June 24 at Next Gallery in Lakewood and will run through July 10. more

Street Food Social brings festival vibe to Belmar

Food trucks brought a feast for the palette while acoustic bluegrass versions of country classics provided nourishment for the soul at the June 17, Street Food Social event at Lakewood's Belmar shopping plaza. more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

Wildfire art can create beauty out of tragedy

Robert Nesladek carves wood. He works in a sawdust-filled studio behind his house in Arvada, which he has owned for 47 years.  Two wood lathes spin fast to carve out bowls, vases and other … more

Infinity Park blends music and movies for new summer season

It is a truth universally acknowledged that everything is better under a warm summer’s night sky. And that’s just one of the reasons the Music and Movies at Infinity Park series has been such a … more

'Nice Work If You Can Get It' comes to Lakewood Cultural Center

Performance Now Theatre Company presents "Nice Work If You Can Get It" June 10 – 26 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway in Lakewood. more

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still … more

‘Music is a connector’

Growing up in Denver, Charles Luis Cox II remembers celebrating Juneteenth every year with family. They would pack a picnic and go to the park. Or, they would go to Lincoln Hills — historically a … more
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