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Experience the beauty of culture through art

“I’ve heard it said that the power of art is like a beating drum; you can feel it in your chest. That’s why people spontaneously cry when seeing certain artworks. It moves you and changes you … more

Editorial: Lakewood’s 40 West ArtLine — a tone-deaf tour of disparity

“Since the late 60s, W Colfax has descended from its neon lit glory days, into a stretch of road that was more known for danger than it was for glamor or fun.” more

Daniel Hsu brings classical piano to Lakewood

The Lakewood Cultural Center has started its 2022-2023 season with the sounds of childhood, despair and trouble through the genius works of Schumann, Beethoven and Liszt, and the graceful hands of pianist Daniel Hsu. more

‘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

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
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