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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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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 …
Colorado offers multiple areas with dark skies for stargazing.

Look — up in the sky!

On a summer night long ago, we happened to be at the top of Independence Pass at midnight, after a gully-washer soaked our tent and sleeping bags at Maroon Bells Campground and it became necessary to …
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 …
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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 …
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“Steer’s Looking At You,” a watercolor by Paint Box Guild member Sue Williams, took Best of Show in a Bemis Library exhibition.

Paint Box Guild keeps art scene busy

In Littleton, the Bemis Library exhibit juried by Chris Stevens from Curtis Center for the Arts ends April 29, so readers will have to hurry to see it, but next will be a new exhibit by Paint Box …

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary …
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You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in …
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Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter …

Lauren Bumgarner won first place in the Denver Lyric Opera Guild’s 2022 competition.

Young opera singers take home awards

Denver Lyric Opera Guild members gathered for the monthly Opera on Tuesday meeting, April 5, at Columbine Country Club to hear 10 top finalists in the organization’s annual Competition for Colorado …
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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