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Arvada Center’s ’Chorus Line’ strong, well-designed

The opening scene of “A Chorus Line” begins as a day in the life of a dancer, 17 of them gathered in a voluminous black space, with a panel of moving mirrors giving light and life via the … more

International library effort looks to Thornton

Thornton’s Anythink Libraries will take a special role this year in Outside the Lines, an international program designed to highlight creative programs at public libraries. “Outside the Lines was created as a response to the sense of urgency … more

Furry parade is for the dogs

Toby’s Pet Parade is a time for humans to get together to support the local animal shelter, but perhaps it’s the dogs that have the most fun at the event — they get attention, love and pets galore. “Participating in this parade is a … more

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 … more

Thousands climb Red Rocks in remembrance of 9/11

The registration table was scattered with badges, each one with the face of someone who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. As the American flag flapped in the wind, attached to two fire truck … more

Building a home on the range

The history of the Denver area is sometimes thought of in broad strokes — before this time there was one of black and white, cowboys and miners, bonnets and butter churns. But our region was settled by families with the same hopes and fears we … more

Service could have less food to go around

Denver resident Lometa Gaskin, 99, stands behind her screen door, waiting for Meals on Wheels volunteer Wayne Chitwood. He asks how she’s doing as he comes up the sidewalk. “If I was doing any better you’d think it was a frame-up,” Gaskin … more

Learning about the Broncos and the bees

There’s been a lot of talk about the upcoming Denver Broncos season, and the names Paxton Lynch, Trevor Siemian and John Elway have all been in the news. But the real buzz at the Broncos’ Dove Valley training facility in unincorporated … more

The state of the Bible in 2017

Jill Herr starts each day by reading the Bible. It’s a habit she’s kept for several years with her husband before they go to work, and one she says keeps her grounded. “Just to read about God’s love for people and the direction for … more

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 … more

Mother seeks service dog for autistic son

Little Noah Thomas Cohen, a 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age 2, has a love for animals — a rare gift for kids with autism. That has his mom, Jennie Ladtkow of Northglenn, looking for service dog to help him … more

My name is...André Rodriguez

About me I am a proud Colorado native. As an avid fly-fisherman, one of the things I enjoy most about Colorado is that we are just minutes away from excellent fishing opportunities - I enjoy the mountains and being in nature. I also appreciate … more

Following rules is the route to keeping a hunting license

Every hunting season, officers for Colorado Parks and Wildlife hand out hundreds of tickets for violations that cost hunters hundreds of thousands of dollars. While some of those tickets are for flagrant violations of wildlife regulations and … more

‘A lifelong training’

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, judo, karate, taekwondo, muay thai, kickboxing — the list of martial arts forms goes on. Though the names are distinctive, the sport's styles share a commonality: self-defense. more

My name is...Joann Cortez

About me I was born in the steel-mill city of Pueblo, Colorado and raised as a child in southern California. Most of my family is in Colorado, but some still in California, New Mexico and Texas. Colorado is my beloved home state and I … more

Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another … more

Northglenn Magic Fest weaves wonder over two days

Northglenn’s newest signature festival kicks off Aug. 18 in E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park with two different moods designed to attract different kinds of magic-loving crowds. “We are trying to offer some distinct events for adults,” said … more

My name is...Crystal Schlueter

About me I’m actually a native of northern Minnesota. After my time in the Navy (I served for five years) I was looking for a fresh start. I love hiking and wanted to come to Colorado to spend time in the mountains. I did a lot of that, … more

Dark skies ahead

It’s a mighty big fuss for what amounts to a shadow. The moon butts its way in between the Earth and the sun Aug. 21, casting its shadow across the continental U.S. from sea to sea. A cross-continental U.S. total eclipse like this hasn’t … more

Jack Maher: The man behind the camera in Jeffco schools

Jack Maher can often be seen around Jefferson County schools, always with his black cap, a Sony Alpha 77 II camera, a mini-tripod and an extra lens. Sometimes, he brings along his larger Sony 4K video camera, the much-smaller GoPro cameras, a … more
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