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My Name Is... Tim Nimz

Best job in the city I think I have the best job in the city: I’m the director of library and museum services. I’ve been here for 15 years with the museum, and in the last seven I added the library. Every day is different and new, I’ve got … more

Denver Arts Week gathers cultural highlights from metro area

On any day of the week, you can find a unique cultural event happening in Denver and its surrounding cities. But for one week a year, cultural organizations all over put their best foot forward during Denver Arts Week. “The whole concept is to … more

Kids these days with all this literature

Young adult fiction is one of the most diverse and vibrant areas of fiction, with stories, characters and perspectives that run the gamut from the fantastic and dystopian to the painfully realistic and political. And as an author of young adult … more

Artist Homare Ikeda will offer workshop at Littleton Museum

The active Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, which just opened its “This is Colorado” exhibit at Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, will next offer a two-day workshop with … more

`This is Colorado’ painting creator has long history in arts scene

Pat Clarke says she and her husband Mark looked for some time to find the right Highlands Ranch home with a bright, airy walk-out basement that is her studio today. The couple had been living in Park Hill, but moved south to help with grandchildren … more

Curator will speak at museum on women artists of mid-century

In June 2016, Gwen Chanzit curated an exhibit of 51 paintings by 12 women called “Women in Abstract Impressionism” at the Denver Art Museum. It featured major works by female contemporaries of America’s prominent male Abstract Expressionist … more

Skate Day highlights area skating programs, groups

Explore programs designed for all levels of skaters and meet with representatives from various skating organizations Nov. 11 at South Suburban Parks and Recreation’s Great Skate Day. The recreation district’s two ice arenas have a number of … more

My Name Is... Cassidie Basso

I went to school at the University of Northern Colorado and got a journalism degree. I did an internship at Elle magazine in New York. I loved it, but I realized that wasn’t the life for me. I loved everything about working in that industry, … more

Local breweries have solid showing at beer fest

Every year, the Great American Beer Festival brings hundreds of breweries from all over the country to the Mile High City to duke it out over who creates the best ales, IPAs, lagers, German beers and more. And while the real winners are those who … more

Stay warm and enjoy a variety of genres this winter

If you ask me, the kind of music the sounds best in the wintertime, when it gets cold and dark early, can be summed up in one word — warm. Warm music sounds, clearly, like it was produced by human hands. It’s acoustic guitar driven tracks, … more

A dino-mite autumn for fossil fanatics

I don’t remember when I fell in love with dinosaurs, but by the time “Jurassic Park” came out in 1993, I was 8 years old and already completely head over heels. I wanted to be a paleontologist, go to places like Montana, and dig up the … more

Magic brings wonder to stage in Lakewood

Champion magicians Joe Givan and Carol Massie, who run Theatre of Dreams in Castle Rock, will be featured performers in the 12th Annual “Magic Beyond Belief!! XII,” an event hosted by the Mile High Magicians Society. It will begin in the … more

‘Love Letters’ gets loving treatment on Lone Tree stage

“Love Letters,” A.R. Gurney’s intimate look at a lifelong friendship — back in the day when we actually wrote letters as a major means of communication — is Lone Tree Arts Center’s first theatrical production for the 2017-2018 season, … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more

Binge-watching — at the theater

One of the fun things about binge-watching — aside from spending long stretches in a reclining position — is you get a lot of plot, character development and acting range in a compressed amount of time. The trend, thanks to the advent of … more

Harvest fest raises fun, funds

The hot apple cider flowed like water at the Littleton Museum's Harvest Festival on Oct. 14, as families roamed the grounds of the living history farm, picking out pumpkins. “We've got a multigenerational love affair with this place,” said … more

My Name Is... Kathie Owens-Tucker

Farm girl I have always wanted to live on a farm, because my mom grew up on one, and it was my favorite place to visit when I was a child in Ohio. When I got the job here 19 years ago, on my birthday, I was thrilled. I'm a historical site … more

Castle Rock Writers present conference for Colorado authors

For the 10th year the Castle Rock Writers group is offering a writers conference for Colorado writers, with the 2017 title: “Creativity in Progress: Start or Polish Your Manuscript.” The dates are Oct. 20-21 and the location will be the meeting … more

Lannie Garrett brings two revues to venue in downtown Littleton

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton will present popular singer Lannie Garrett in two musical revues, accompanied by her quintet, Errand Boys of Rhythm: Oct. 13 (7:30 p.m.) and Oct 14 (2 p.m.): “The Chick Sings Frank: A tribute to Frank Sinatra.” … more

Musician, Wonderbound collaborate on performance

Wonderbound, Colorado’s contemporary ballet company, launches into space this season as it performs the new “Celestial Navigation” to “The Flight I Flew,” a fourth album by the Ian Cooke Band (released Oct. 20). Cellist, singer, songwriter … more
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