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Dav Pilkey knows firsthand how hard it can be to stay focused in school. When he was in the second grade, he remembers being labeled all kinds of things including a troublemaker, and the kid with ADHD. When he became too disruptive, his … more
Through the plays and musicals they do, actors get the opportunity to go to places as people they wouldn’t otherwise. But for the first show of the 2017-2018 season, the Arvada Center is bringing to life a world all too familiar to its cast — … more
The last time I was part of a choir was when I was a sophomore in high school, and I performed with St. Joan of Arc’s youth choir. I sang for three or four months, and it was fine. But when I quit to work a summer job, it didn’t exactly break … more
There was a lot about Melbourne, Australia, that Troy Kirk missed when he moved to Colorado years ago with his wife — family, friends and football. “I missed everything about the sport when I moved here but an old coach had told me there was … more
Why should someone care about Kendrick Lamar?” That’s the question I was asked when I first pitched a column on the rapper’s stop at the Pepsi Center on July 29 to our newsroom. Standing in line to get into the sold out show, I kept … more
Colorado’s theater community came together to recognize another year of creative excellence at its 12 annual Henry Awards on July 17. The Arvada Center, Denver Center for Performing Arts and Lone Tree Arts Center all took home awards. The … more
An acute case of bronchitis is no fun for anyone, but when Grace Lamb, a 91-year-old resident at Lakewood’s Eaton Senior Communities, came down with a case of it, it was debilitating. “I was too sick to even go to the doctor,” Lamb … more
There’s so much more to great music than what you hear coming through the speakers. More often than not, it’s the result of interesting twists of fate that inspired the lyrics or melody, hours of studio tweaking and fine-tuning, and then work … more
Over the June 30 weekend, thousands of nerds, geeks, fanboys, fangirls and creators filled the halls of the Colorado Convention Center for Denver Comic Con. Visitors were able to peruse aisles of comics, drawings, memorabilia, and interactive … more
Denver’s theater scene is vibrant and diverse, but not many companies are harnessing creativity like Phamaly Theatre Company, which works entirely with people with disabilities to bring unique theatrical experiences to audiences. “For … more
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