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Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

‘Weathered’ art exhibit is treat for the eyes in Littleton

A brisk wind was challenging several guests who visited Littleton’s Depot Art Gallery on March 22. Appropriate introduction to the new exhibit, “Weathered,” which runs through April! The wind … more

‘1776’ on stage through April 3

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, Washington ... The Performance Now Theater company, which started out in Highlands Ranch some years ago, is performing “1776” at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 Allison … more

Museum gallery closes after 22 years

The Museum of Outdoor Arts, which has operated an indoor exhibit and programming space in Englewood’s Civic Center since 2000, as well as an exhibit of outdoor sculptural artworks, has announced a … more

Young dancers present ‘Cinderella’

Forty-four ballet students from Littleton schools performed in Littleton Youth Ballet’s performance of “Cinderella” at the Lone Tree Arts Center on March 19 and 20. Included was ballerina Alana … more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more

Littleton Youth Ballet to bring "Cinderella" to life at Lone Tree Arts Center

Lone Tree Arts Center’s stage will feature the Littleton Youth Ballet, including 11 dancers from Highlands Ranch schools, this weekend as they perform "Cinderella." more

Rediscovering Orwell at the Arvada Center

As the author of some of the most searing indictments of the damage governments and people can do, George Orwell has become synonymous with the kind of prescience most artists only dream of. But all … more

Ukrainians in Colorado try to make sense of conflict from afar

Tetiana Doiun was watching movies with her husband at home in Highlands Ranch when Russia’s president began an invasion in Ukraine last month. Without skipping a beat, Doiun called her elderly … more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … more

Girls compete in oratory contest

“Healing the World with Optimism” was the topic stated for five young women from the area who competed in the 2022 edition of the Annual Oratorical Contest, sponsored by the Littleton Optimist … more

Ancient Egypt beckons at DMNS

There are many reasons ancient Egypt looms so large in human imagination - the way they approached and shaped the world around them was monumental in all senses of the word. The impact they made on … more

Local author to take part in showcase

Odelia Elgarat of Highlands Ranch will exhibit her new book, “You Are Allowed,” at the Douglas County Libraries Author Showcase at 1 p.m. March 12 at the Castle Rock Library, 100 Wilcox St. She … more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

A Colorado legend: Rattlesnake Kate

As lights go up on a large stage covered with weathered wood, a cellist, Neyla Pekarek sits spotlighted in a simple chair and begins to play and sing a song about Western women. She is soon joined by … more

‘Life is a Beach’ brings warm glow

“Life is A Beach” is the title chosen for a new Littleton Fine Arts Guild exhibit at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, scheduled March 8 to May 15. Watercolor artist Randy Hale was … more

Creating positive change through music-centered programs

One of Kelly Waltrip’s favorite memories is from when the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) performed at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June 2016. “It was spectacular,” Waltrip … more

CPR’s Nathaniel Minor talks trains

On the surface, studying the effectiveness of transit services may not seem like the hottest topic out there. But the subject fascinates Nathaniel Minor, whose new four-part “Ghost Train” … more

Telling history with imagination

Finding steady footing in spaces that have historically been antagonistic to your presence is no small thing. But that’s just one of the things that united Caroline Randall Williams, Rhiannon … more
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