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Music festival benefits Habitat for Humanity

The upcoming Blues and BBQ for Better Housing music festival will help provide critical repairs on homes in Denver’s Westwood, Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods. The longest-running … more

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences … more

Five things to know about The Fray

Denver-based band The Fray made a pitstop in Castle Rock on July 13. Headlining the annual Castle Rock Summer Jam marked the group's first time performing in town. The Fray, made up of members Joe … more

Luchadores, low riders and art at Latino Festival

Westminster’s Latino Festival returns to Westminster Station July 20, with plenty of food, live music and dance. This is the fourth year for the event and the second located at the Westminster … more

Obstacle challenge open to ages 5-16

Kids and teens who want to push themselves are invited to participate in the Kids Obstacle Challenge, a race series for ages 5-16. The 1.5- to 2-mile challenge, which includes 13-15 obstacles, takes … more

Independence Day celebrations get under way

Stars and Stripes in Adams County Adams County’s annual Stars and Stripes event kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at the Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton. This year’s … more

Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - … more

Lavender Festival to be fragrant fiesta

More than 2,000 lavender plants will perfume the air at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms on July 20, when they are especially celebrated with what is planned to be an annual event — the … more

Theater guild names Henry Award nominees

Professionals, educators and theater lovers pore over the many quality theater productions in Colorado to come up with the nominees for the annual Henry Awards. Established in 2006, the Henry Awards … more

Northglenn’s history on display

Chad Bolsinger’s latest mural ended up being five times longer than any project he’d done before. “The longest I’d done before was about 120 feet, and even then you’re ready to be … more

‘Living history’ locomotive returns home after 12 years

Rail fans from across the country are excited that an iconic Rio Grande Southern locomotive will soon be in operation again. “It’s an important piece of railroad history, and to actually be able … more

Apollopalooza celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

For those who weren’t alive on the night of July 20 a half-century ago, it’s difficult to imagine what it must’ve been like to see men land on the moon for the first time. For the millions … more

Photos: Blue Knights march on in Denver

The Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps came to Denver on June 20 to play a stand-still performance during Civic Center Eats. The corps usually plays in formations but did a standing concert at the … more

Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more

Tiny House Festival returns for third year

More than 40 small living structures, from tiny houses on wheels to container homes, will be on display at the Colorado Tiny House Festival, returning for its third year June 21-23 at the Adams … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival promises magical season

The eight-week Colorado Renaissance Festival kicks off its 43rd summer on Saturday, June 15, with a treasure trove of magic, artisans and entertainment in Larkspur, 30 minutes south of Denver and … more

Middle school teacher lives ‘childhood dream’ as pro gamer

Three and a half years ago, Arvada resident Josh Shoeman entered and won his first gaming tournament, also winning his first prize: a sandwich from Cheba Hut. The tournament saw players go … more

Get away by staying nearby this summer in the Denver metro area

For adventurers, Colorado offers fourteeners, national forests and famous sand dunes, but if you live in the Denver metro area and aren’t fond of hours-long drives, the state is still home to many … more

PHOTOS: Denver Pop Culture Con

The name might have changed this year, but Denver Pop Culture Con was as brash and big as ever. Taking place at the Convention Center from May 31 through June 2, thousands of geeks, nerds, … more
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