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Mazes offer scares, family fun

There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all … more

Explore the happenings around us

My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … more

Zombies: The life of the party

It was a beautiful day to be undead. The 9 annual Littleton Zombie Crawl staggered down Littleton Boulevard into downtown on Oct. 7, bringing out a few dozen would-be zombies and other creatures to hunt for brains. The crawl wound up at Reinke … more

My Name Is: Jonah Gomez

Born and raised in Englewood. I’m a professional artist — I do handpainted pieces, giant, small. Anything somebody comes up with, I can do. I’ve done a lot of murals for businesses on South Broadway: the Paradox Lounge, the … more

Award-winning theater vocalist coming to Lone Tree Arts Center

“Simply Broadway” will be Brian Stokes Mitchell’s program title when the singer appears in concert at 8 p.m. Oct. 14 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. His award-winning career includes favorites such as “Man of La … more

Colorado photographer sees the big picture

From his Summit County home near Silverthorne, 9,000 feet above sea level, John Fielder watches an approaching storm front, waiting to find if it will bring rain or snow. “One the edge of bad weather is where I get my best shots,” Fielder … more

Woodcarvers move yearly show to Highlands Ranch

For a number of years, the metro-wide Colorado Woodcarvers Club has held its annual show/competition/sale at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, but on Oct. 14-15, 2017, the organization will move into the south area (Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands … more

Littleton sculptor’s bronzes on display at museum

As one enters the gallery at the Littleton Museum to visit the new exhibit, “Procession of Spirit,” one is welcomed by a distinguished delegation of spiritually oriented dignitaries, bronze figures posed in a semi-circle. Each one has a message … more

Colorado cideries embrace old and new

Colorado is home to nearly 230 breweries, which means practically every kind of beer a person could crave can be found with a little legwork. But let’s face it — beer isn’t for everyone. For those with a more diverse palate or just … more

In health, and in sickness: ‘We have to be close’

Chris Cummins sits on the floor, cross-legged, facing his wife Cindy in the recliner where she spends most of her day. With her right hand, she strokes her Chihuahua, Porscha, snuggled in her lap. Lining the wall near the chair is a pile of … more

Artist's muses are sunlight and shadow

For painter Danielle Hatherley, art "is about the resonance between light and dark in landscapes.” That's what she writes in her Artist Statement. “In the landscape, that energy-filled moment … more

Works of local artists on display

The paintings, photos, sculptures, embroidery and woodcarvings on display at the Malley Senior Recreation Center are mediums local amateur artists use to create the works they entered in the Englewood Art Exhibit. This is the 12th year the city has … more

Dachtoberfest goes out with a dash

Dachshund lovers bid a fun-filled farewell to a beloved tradition at the 10 and final Colorado Dachtoberfest at Cornerstone Park in Littleton on Sept. 30. The annual event, known for its “Doxie Dash” races, wrapped up for good this year after … more

'Underpants' author keeps kids reading and laughing

Getting kids to read can be difficult, but "Captain Underpants" author Dav Pilkey knows a trick: Make them laugh. Pilkey, whose series about a whitey-tightie-wearing superhero has been giving kids the giggles for 20 years, had the kids of Lenski … more

My Name Is... Ruth Brand

The sound of music Music is my life. When I was a sophomore in high school, I discovered opera when I was failing chemistry class. I went to the library to study, and found some opera CDs. I fell in love with the marriage of Figaro. I discovered … more

Spooky fun planned at South Suburban facilities

Play a spooky round of mini golf, take a bone-chilling hayride, play zombie laser tag, listen to hair-raising ghost stories and more at events offered by South Suburban Parks and Recreation. Hole-O-Ween All 36 holes at Colorado Journey … more

Learn about native plants at festival, sale

Learn about native plants, backyard birding and pollinators from local and regional experts at the Colorado Native Plant Society fall festival and plant sale. Vendor booths, a bookstore and a native seed swap are also highlights of the festival and … more

‘God is our healer, he heals us’

David Seller never felt like he fit in with his peers. When he moved to Lakewood from Australia at 7 years old, his classmates made fun of his accent. In high school, his longtime girlfriend suddenly severed their relationship. In college, he went … more

5 things to know about Opera Colorado

The Oxford Station area is about to get an artsy tinge as Opera Colorado’s offices relocate from central Denver to Englewood this fall. The organization that’s brought opera performances to Colorado for more than three decades is expected to … more

Fall fun for 2017 in the Denver area

It's fall in Colorado, and that means pumpkins, corn mazes, hayrides and zombies. The Colorado Department of Agriculture has compiled a list of the events planned. Go to www.colorado.gov and search … more
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