Life

Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Sebastian Cil and Veronica Hanalwalt present their homemade paella during the first day of the Southwest Plaza farmers market April 30. The day also marked Cil and Hanalwalt's market debut.

Farm-fresh fare: Where to find farmers markets across the metro area

Over the coming weeks, over a dozen farmers markets will be open across the Denver metro area, bringing with them a bounty of offerings such as farm-fresh produce, handcrafted soaps and even ... giant snakes? 
The town of Castle Rock, with Pikes Peak in the distance.

Castle Rock is latest Colorado town to recognize Juneteenth

Though Colorado’s legislature declared Juneteenth a state holiday starting this year, only a few dozen municipalities will observe the day-off. Just over 40 towns and cities in Colorado have …
Coming Attractions

Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain …
Susan Cooper poses with her artwork “Corona Comfort,” created from scraps of brightly colored plexiglass, which is on display at Curtis Center for the Arts in Greenwood Village.

New and mind-bending at Curtis

Susan Cooper is a Denver-based, nationally recognized artist, known for her large works in the realm of public art, created with media including plexiglass, steel and copper, LED lighting, concrete, …

The Tesoro Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance will be held June 4-5 at The Fort Restaurant in Morrison.

Tesoro Indian Market returns

The 21st annual Tesoro Indian Market and Ceremonial Dance returns on June 4-5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of The Fort Restaurant, 19192 Highway 8, Morrison. This is just off of Highway 285. …
Arts & Entertainment
Coming Attractions

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …
A lamp constructed from two pieces of Frank Lloyd Wright art glass will be displayed starting June 17 in the Kirkland Museum’s “Frank Lloyd Wright Inside the Walls” exhibit.

Frank Lloyd Wright art glass lamp coming to Kirkland

The Kirkland Museum, 1201 Bannock St., Denver, announces the gift of a lamp, constructed from two pieces of Frank Lloyd Wright art glass (1903-1904), which will be featured in the show, “Frank …
Coming Attractions

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important …
“Good Day Sunshine,” a remembrance of the Beatles, was presented May 1 by Stories on Stage at Denver’s Su Teatro.

‘Good Day Sunshine’ wraps up season

Good Day Sunshine,” a loving remembrance about the Beatles, presented on May 1 at Su Teatro in Denver, brought a happy conclusion to the 2021-22 season for the Stories on Stage organization, which …

Coming Attractions

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent …
Columnists

Guest Column: Focus on education, not political ideology

When it comes to improving our kids’ education, sometimes the adults have a hard time focusing on what’s important. In Douglas County, things have gotten out of hand, and precious time and …

Mother Musings - Rethinking Mother's Day

It’s the time of year where mothers get pampered and praised for the hard, often unseen work that they do. They get breakfast in bed, massages, thank you cards galore and oodles and oodles of …
Thelma Grimes

From the Editor: Rowing together

In 2021, I tuned into a mental health summit where Dr. Robert Werthwein, the former director of the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health, talked about the good things Douglas County is doing on the …

Mother Musings: The perfect parents

When Ryan and I were thinking of starting our family, we were determined to be the “perfect parents”. It was so hard to watch other parents struggle with their children, knowing that if they just …

Michael Norton

Column: Change the action and change the outcome

Just like many of you, sometimes I get so overloaded with work that I fall behind a little and need to play catch up. This happened to me earlier this week. With a big writing project due, as well as …
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