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Exhibition on Western movies examines American mythology

They’re coming at you before you enter the glass gallery doors! A movie screen shows mounted horsemen rushing to the forefront — either chasing or evading someone else … These are clips from six different films, from historic black-and-white …
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    • Author gives details on process of creation

      “The first book took me five years,” said Highlands Ranch author Wendy Terrien, talking about her carefully plotted “Rampart Guards,” which was named to Kirkus Review’s Best Books of 2016. Her Jason Lex Adventure Series follows with two …

    • Adult drama on stage raises tough questions

      Family dynamics have for centuries provided the basis for drama. Playwright Bathsheba Doran gives the audience a contemporary spin as we sit in on a dinner party with decidedly 21st-century elements in Firehouse Theater Company’s regional premiere …

    • Portraits of refugees reflect the life behind the face

      On Aug. 10, Denver Art Museum’s Curator of Photography, Eric Paddock, noted that the United Nations estimated that 65.6 million people around the world are displaced.And then he introduced …

    • Traditional photography comes back into focus

      For Samantha Koch, film photography is a portal to the past. “You blur time with photography and film photography, especially,” said Koch, 23, who prefers to shoot with her 35 mm Minolta X-700 over her Nikon digital SLR camera. “It makes …

    • Popular festival is all about affordable art

      The scene will be colorful and crowded as 150 artists from Colorado and the nation set up on Arapahoe Community College’s west lawn for the Affordable Arts Festival, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. Rows of tents will …