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Mountain life is a highway up Mount Evans

Aurora's Robin Brilz has visited Mount Evans hundreds of times — at least once or twice a year annually for more than 50 years. Until the pandemic and all its complications prevented her and …

Red Rocks 9/11 stair climb in photos

After a virtual event last year, the Colorado Stair Climb to honor the 343 New York City firefighters who were killed in the line of duty at the World Trade Center. on Sept. 11, 2001, was held in …
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Nelson King, fourth from left, converses with attendees at the Mines alumni tailgate.

Back with the guys

It’s been decades since Jim Taylor, John White and other former Colorado of School of Mines football players slapped on their cleats and took to the school’s gridiron for games against old rivals …
Chelsea Hart’s colorful mural in Olde Town.

Street murals beautify Olde Town

Three artists worked to install murals on the streets of Olde Town Arvada beginning on Sept. 9, completing the murals by Sept. 15 in advance of the upcoming Jackalope Denver arts festival slated for …
Brethren Fast’s first photoshoot with Beesley.

Remembering Brethren Fast

For those who were around the Denver music scene in the 90’s, Brethren Fast needs no introduction. The purveyors of “electrified hillbilly hot-rod funk” charmed audiences and contemporaries …
Elena Mauer, 9, and Kayley Paling, 9, both of Roxborough Park, learn to make Native American talking sticks from Staunton State Park volunteer Colleen Kindler. The girls and their families visited Living History Days on Sept. 11 at the park.

A glimpse at the past - Staunton’s Living History Days shows life more than 100 years ago

Johnnycakes, lemonade, Native American talking sticks, fur pelts and herbal medicines were all part of the annual Living History Days last weekend at Staunton State Park. Volunteers from the park and …

Alfa Romeos were parked outside the Marshdale Burger Company on Sept. 5 during a day trip of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club.

Italian classics stop in Marshdale

An army of Alfa Romeos stopped at Marshdale Burger Co. on Sept. 4, a lunch gathering place for the drivers attending the Italian luxury car’s national convention in Colorado Springs. About 20 of …
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Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film …
Julia Williams paints scales onto a stegosaurus as she continues work on her mural at the Dinosaur Ridge ticket booth on Sept. 8. The stegosaurus is the Colorado state dinosaur.

New mural brings dose of color to Dinosaur Ridge

Morrison’s Dinosaur Ridge has long provided a unique chance to see the footprints left by dinosaurs. But starting now, visitors will also get a fresh perspective of what it might have been like to …
The eponymous Dusty talks to the host of the 2021 Evergreen Big Chili Cook-off about his outstanding green chili.

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how …
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Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in …

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Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, …
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The history of the Highlands Ranch Mansion from 1981 to the present will be the subject of a history presentation on Sept. 20.
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Historical program looks at mansion

A 40th anniversary celebration of the latest segment of history for the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion will take place on Sept. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the upstairs auditorium at the Southridge …
The cast of Miners Alley Playhouse's "Before You Go," directed by John Ashton.
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A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught …
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Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a …
Littleton artist Sue Blosten's "Goldilocks Tiptoes" was part of a Lafayette gallery show.
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Found objects become art for gallery show

Littleton artist Sue Blosten's “Goldilocks Tiptoes” and her “Reggie Reznour Minibarbot” appeared with 67 other artworks created from found objects and trashed materials in an exhibit on Aug. …

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Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the …
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