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Conversations continue on Jefferson Parkway

Plans to build the Jefferson Parkway are inching along, but there’s still a few hurdles to get over before the project can make major progress of moving forward. “There’s positive movement of … more

Arvada Center explores dark side of American Dream

There are certain expectations that come with seeing an Arthur Miller show — it’s going to be intense, heady and dramatic. His 1947 masterpiece “All My Sons” certainly fits the bill. It’s … more

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

The Legacy Show captures spirit of voices past

The Denver home of violinist and jazz musician George Morrison was always filled with music, as his granddaughter Trudi Morrison remembers it. That music was not only from the students who received … more

Food bank launches rebrand to reflect additional services, service areas

After 36 years of operation, The Arvada Community Food Bank is changing its name to Community Table. Leaders of the organizations say the change is to be more inclusive and reflect its coverage area … more

Arvada Center has the good Sense to sit down

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once had a simple explanation for his success. “Never stand up when you can sit down.” In that spirit, the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Boulevard, is … more

Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … more

Public invited to learn about WestConnect study

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the WestConnect Coalition are hosting three public meetings to inform people about the outcomes of a recent Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) … more

Ask Joseph: Any dream will do!

Narrator Sarah Rex walks onto the Arvada Center stage from the audience as the pit orchestra plays the lively prologue to “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” and begins to tell … more

Raising the coffee bar

When Kyle Gammage is behind the bar at The Bluegrass Coffee and Bourbon in Olde Town Arvada, he sees three kinds regulars — those who come in for their morning coffee, those who come in for a happy … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Department of Health challenges myths surrounding Rocky Flats

Twelve years after cleanup ended and the Rocky Flats site was declared suitable for any use, persistent myths still inspire dread and outrage among longtime Denver residents and newcomers … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Remembering Roy Halladay, a hometown all-star

The hard work and determination Roy Halladay brought to his athletics is something Jeff Legault, baseball coach at Dakota Ridge High School, teaches to his players daily. As an assistant coach at Arvada West High School in the early 1990s, … more

Colorado senator one of six chosen for STEMx fellowship

Colorado Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, of Arvada, was chosen by the STEMx program to participate in a policy fellowship in 2018. STEMx selects six policy makers from hundreds of legislators in a 21-state region. Those six policymakers study ways to … 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

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

Siegel celebrates 30 years of keyboard conversations at Arvada Center

It seems like everybody took a piano lesson or two in their lives. I did for years, learning how to play some of my favorite Vince Guaraldi “Peanuts” songs, as well as the piano versions of some of my favorite pop songs at the time — stuff … more
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