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Day highlights ice skating programs

Meet instructors, explore programs and talk with representatives from hockey associations and figure skating clubs Nov. 17 at South Suburban Parks and Recreation's annual Great Skate Day. The …

Pet drive to benefit rescue groups wraps up

Racing for Paws, a Denver-based nonprofit, wraps up its pet drive Nov. 17 with a street fair at Montessori Peaks Academy. The drive has collected donations to benefit three animal rescue …

Goodson to host holiday arts, crafts fair

More than 70 Colorado artists will sell homemade gifts for the holidays at the annual arts and crafts fair at Goodson Recreation Center. The show features crafts, pottery, jewelry, clothing, quilts, …
“Curse of Interesting Times” book cover by Patricia Paul of Castle Rock.

Timely tome tells travel tales

Patricia Ann Paul’s recently published memoir title: “Curse of Interesting Times: A Vietnam Era Memoir,” is based on a reputed Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” which has …

Jerry Siote is the director of brewing operations for Lone Tree Brewing Co., the city's namesake craft brewery. Siote has lived in Colorado his whole life and said the Lone Tree community has made his dream of brewing come true.

My name is ... Jerry Siote

About me I'm one of the four owners of the Lone Tree Brewing Co. I'm a brewer here and the director of brewing operations. I was born and raised in Westminster, Colorado, not too far from here. I …
Arts & Entertainment
Pianist Andrew Todd will perform solo and with an ensemble in a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 2 at Littleton United Methodist Church.
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Church concert features piano masterpieces

Pianist Andrew Todd will perform a concert of piano masterpieces at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. Following two solo works for piano — …
Second from right, Craig Barber, a Littleton-area resident who runs meetups — group activities organized online — stands with people at a country dance-themed event he hosted at Stampede bar and dance club in Aurora Oct. 26. Celeste Tarantola, an Arvada resident, stood in the cowboy hat.
Local life

Navigating dating in dense Denver metro area

Along with traffic and housing costs, the population boom in the Denver metro area can affect a less obvious part of residents’ lives: navigating the dating world. “While that doesn’t make us …
Roxborough Arts Gallery member Stacy Robinson transfers her work to the new RoxArts location at Aspen Grove #330, where the council can expand operations a bit and have more room for classes.

Rox Arts Gallery moves — a little

Aspen Grove shoppers may have noticed a parade of folks carrying paintings, panels, pottery and miscellaneous items up the sidewalk recently. How do you move an art gallery a short distance? The new …

‘Shared Visions’ among art events linked to college

Is it Smooth? Soft? Solid? Ridged? Large? Small? Other? “Shared Visions” is the title for the repeat of a popular collaboration between ceramics, painting and 3-D design students from the …

Mauricio and Damian Aguilar will perform on the high wire when Cirque Italia performs at Southwest Plaza.
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Cirque Italia coming to area with ‘Aquatic Spectacular’

A blue and white big-top circus tent will appear at Southwest Plaza, located west of Littleton at 8501 W. Bowles Ave., from Oct. 25-28, for the Silver Tour of Cirque Italia. “Aquatic Spectacular” …
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“Stickwork,” a site specific art installation by Patrick Dougherty, is placed at Chatfield Farms, a division of Denver Botanic Gardens in Littleton. Created from freshly-cut saplings, including some from Chatfield Farms, it will remain in place until it naturally disintegrates, which is Dougherty’s process with all of his works, made from natural materials. He is internationally-known for his unique art.
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Site-specific art is woven from flexible saplings

Stickwork, a site-specific art installation by nationally recognized artist Patrick Dougherty, is a large-scale sculpture constructed from natural materials Denver Botanic Gardens’ Chatfield Farms, …
Coming Attractions

‘Uncanny Valley’ poses questions for audience

The best science fiction isn’t just concerned with cool technology and chilling or thrilling plot twists. It makes the audience consider the effects that science, technology and other futuristic …
Big Mama, Felicia P. Fields, with Shake Anderson and Chick Street Man will perform with a band to deliver favorite blues songs at Lone Tree Arts Center.
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Top-notch blues coming to stage

Veteran blues musicians Felicia P. Fields (Big Mama), Shake Anderson and Chic Street Man perform an after-hours jam session at the Chicago nightclub where they're working in “Low Down Dirty …
Cindy Welch painted a scene of the waterfall at Sanctuary Golf Course for an auction by Castle Rock Adventist Hospital at its benefit golf tournament.
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New painting shares beauty of waterfall

On Sept. 6, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital held it’s a golf tournament at the Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia. Dinner and an auction were included and Castle Rock watercolorist Cindy Welch donated …

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‘Educating Rita’ gets smart treatment

Emily Van Fleet and John Hutton are very familiar with the words in the Arvada Center’s Black Box season-opener, “Educating Rita.” After all, they’re the only two people on the stage for the …
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