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Miners Alley says farewell to ‘A Christmas Carol’

If you speak to most actors, they’ll tell you that every production creates a family feeling between the cast and crew. And while that feeling is important, it’s fleeting, since people tend to go … more

Northglenn celebrates the season

Northglenn kicked off the holiday season in the traditional way in the city's new recreation center on December 3 with Noel Northglenn 2021. The event featured musical performances, a chance to get a … more

‘A Hudson Christmas’ has roots in past

As I enjoy the thousands of lights at Hudson Gardens this season, I recall a long-ago conversation with my good friend Evelyn Hudson. She told me she had been in the Littleton city planning office (a … more

Look to the sky and catch the ‘Meteor Shower’

Every holiday season there are productions you’re guaranteed to see popping at theaters all over — classics like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.” And there’s absolutely nothing … more

Starting the season for the north metro area

Friday, Dec. 3 Thornton Santa Calling registration deadline: Dec. 3 is the last day to sign up their youngsters to have the Santa Claus call between 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 14 through 16, specifying a date … more

‘The glow of the holidays’: Denver’s Cherry Creek North features lights, local shopping

Vendors at this year’s Cherry Creek North Holiday Market are excited to have conversations with people and help shoppers find the perfect gift. “People like to support local businesses,” said … more

Holiday lights down on the farm at Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield site

Once again, Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms site is aglow with holiday color in a rustic setting with the return of Trail of Lights. Wandering paths take you under illuminated trees and … more

Museum shares works of Americans in France

“Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France,” now open at the Denver Art Museum through March 13, includes more than 100 paintings created between 1855 and 1913 by American painters, some … more

Return of the ‘Elf’ on the Arvada Center’s shelf

So much of the holidays are about comfort and familiarity, which is one of the many reasons why people love hearing the same stories every year. But just because you might know the story doesn’t … more

Hometown Holidays 2021

Starting the season in North Metro Denver

Friday, Dec. 3 Thornton Santa Calling registration deadline: Dec. 3 is the last day to sign up their youngsters to have the Santa Claus call between 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 14 through 16, specifying a date … more

Sneak-peek preview of Camp Christmas draws lots of happy campers

Lakewood Mayor, Adam Paul, joined Camp Christmas Creator, Lonnie Hanzon and Santa Claus to kick off the start of the holiday extravaganza in the first year at its new home, Heritage Belmar Park. … more

Tapping talent: How local artists help to define metro Denver's beer scene

Sitting in the studio of Noelle Phares, a 35-year-old artist based in Lakewood, a collection of seasonal beers from the Colfax microbrewery West Fax Brewing can be seen adorning her shelves.  … more

Denver Film Festival tells the story of a world in flux

There’s nothing like sitting in a movie theater. Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down, the future of in-person viewing has suddenly became a more pressing concern. There’s no … more

Accessing Colorado - How different resources open the outdoors to people with disabilities

When looking to get outside and make memories with friends and family, disability should not be something that limits someone experiencing the outdoors. Check out examples of accessibility in … more

Check out the new Denver Museum of Nature & Science exhibit - at your own pace

Ask most people what it takes to survive and thrive in nature and speed will be among the top elements any creature should have. And that is largely correct. But as is often the case in the natural … more

Film on the Rocks is back

Film on the Rocks, the long-running series at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre giving film buffs a reason to head for the foothills, is preparing to kick off its 22nd season. This year, a classic … more

Report details pandemic’s impact on metro-Denver arts

The nonprofit Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) has released a study detailing the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on art and cultural institutions and many of the findings paint a bleak … more

Donkeys get a kick out of pack burro racing

With a reputation of being stubborn, pack burro racers will tell you that donkeys are much more than hard (headed) asses.  The sport of pack burro racing originated in Colorado as a remnant of the … more

Littleton Museum is hopping for holidays

The Littleton Museum at 6028 S. Gallup St. will welcome adults and children now and through the holidays with exhibits inside and out on the farm: art, animals, “The Secret Life of Clothes” and … more
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