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‘Fearless pioneers and tireless trailblazers’

Dallas Burleson stepped up to the lectern and welcomed people joining Friendship Baptist Church of Christ Jesus for a Sunday service. She was accompanied onstage by her daughter, Stacie Burleson, to …
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Joe and Madison Carpenter show off thier creations in Arvada Colorado.

Joy on four wheels for area students

On a recent sunny afternoon on the back patio of Arvada’s New Image Brewing, a skater named Azamat sipped a cold beverage and built skateboards to donate to underserved youth at Lawrence Elementary …
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Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
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Women+Film Festival celebrates talents

One of the few good news stories to come out of Hollywood in 2020 is the continuing recognition of the contributions women make to the film industry. There’s still a lot of work to do to achieve …
Lys (Lilium musicum) from FlorDali, 1968, photolithograph with original engraved remarque and color.

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …

A child participates in an activity at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science during the 2019 Día del Niño celebration. This year, Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children will take place virtually throughout April, and will be part of SFCD Community Free Days on April 25.

Día del Niño takes place virtually througout April

Throughout April, a number of local cultural institutions will be hosting Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children events. The events — some virtual, some in-person — are being offered as a …
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Dramatic sunsets are common throughout Colorado.

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and …
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A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit …
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ELLSWORTH forges her own path on debut album

Singer and songwriter Megan Rose Ellsworth experienced something familiar when she came out to Colorado from Oregon to attend the University of Colorado at Denver’s Music Entertainment Industry …
Corey McDaniel’s “Smokey the Bear” piece, inspired by the 2020 El Dorado Fire in Northern California.

My Name Is... Corey McDaniel

Public art It started with the doctor — or medical professional — along the fence post, which was made of plywood, painted, and cut out and screwed up there. It was kind of a comical way to look …

Traffic builds up on 13th Avenue in Idaho Springs Sunday as motorists wait for Interstate 70 to reopen.

Snowy weekend in Clear Creek

Saturday and Sunday’s snowstorm dropped 2 feet-3 feet of snow across Clear Creek County, and the weekend’s snowfall is now the fourth-biggest on record for the Denver area. The storm closed …
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A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. …
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Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be …
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A Tyrannosaur named Sue

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …
Sue Blosten’s small assemblage piece, “Heavy Heart,” created from concrete, wood and metal, is on display in Lakewood.
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Assemblage artists exhibit in Lakewood venue

Two Littleton artists have work exhibited in separate gallery spaces at 6851 W. Colfax Ave. in Lakewood (Pasternack’s). Sue Blosten’s small assemblage piece, “Heavy Heart,” created from …

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Stars rising in Lakewood talent show

One of the things so many have been yearning for during the last year is a sense of the familiar — the comfort of things that have been happening year after year and can be counted on to deliver …
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