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Meet the queen of conspiracy, Mae Brussell

Conspiracy theories used to be something the American people might laugh about or just write off, but increasingly they’ve become a disturbing facet of modern discourse. The roots of conspiracy … more

Meet the real furry Avengers at museum

The Avengers are all well and good for an escapist superhero story, but audiences in search of the real thing will instead want to head to the Phipps IMAX Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Jackie Greene balances creative impulses at Denver shows

There's no exact science to making a live show or album great. But as California's Jackie Greene has been performing a blend of folk, rock and Americana since he was a teenager, he's figured out the … more

Creating paper glass Chihuly art

Whenever it is too a cold, too wet to play outside or children are sick, grandparents can take out a few art supplies and try a new easy craft. It’s always good to be prepared. This craft is based … more

Denver does Derby Day in a big way

The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that goes all the way back to 1875 and has become an event that not only celebrates horse racing, but spring style and quality libations. And though Denver … more

Take a trip along Colfax by way of DIA

There are certain features of living in the Centennial State that still have name recognition once you get out of Colorado. As the longest continuous street in the country, and one with all kinds of … more

Tips for parents navigating the teen years

Dear Ask a Therapist, As my tween approaches teenage years, I want to make sure I’m doing everything I can to keep a great relationship and to stay connected, but I’m not sure how? What can I do … more

Consider ‘Trav’lin’ to see this play’s regional premier

Harlem in the 1930s was one of those cultural flashpoints that happen throughout history. Artists in all kinds of mediums found themselves in the same place, sharing inspiration and ideas and working … more

Run for good: Hope House 5K May 4

The Hope House 5K & Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada. Last year over 300 people showed up for this event that is both family-friendly and competitive as it … more

Wander + Ivy turns customers into casual sommeliers

Convenience is king in today's consumer market. Entertainment, food and clothing have all seen significant convenience advancements in recent years and now, thanks to Highlands resident Dana … more

Playing QBID: IRS tosses simplicity out the window with new deduction

Didn’t politicians tell us that filing tax returns had gotten lots and lots simpler as of the tax-law changes in late 2017? True, if you are a W-2 filer (one who reports salary and withholdings … more

The Gender question: Answering children’s concerns about identity

Dear Ask A Therapist, I did not grow up in an open LGBT environment, so sometimes I am not sure how to answer my children’s questions about the nature of gender identities and so forth. My children … more

His comedy gives black-and-white conversation a new hue

Comedian Sam Adams had just finished auditioning for a commercial the afternoon of Aug. 22, 2018, when he saw the text from a friend: “Dude, you are blowing up Facebook.” A video showcasing a … more

Spend an evening at the Sin Street Social Club

The majority of pieces I write about theater productions in this column are about shows that I haven’t seen yet. That’s the nature of the beast - theaters obviously want pieces to run as early as … more

Teaching children to ‘Spring Back’

From years of research and experience Dr. Katharine Kersey has more suggestions to help children develop the self-confidence and tenacity to spring back when there is a low point. These suggestions … more

‘Our Town’ takes rare turn in the round

There are some plays that just seem to live in air we breathe. Even if you're not a theater fan, you've probably come across it in some form or another. Thornton Wilder's “Our Town” is perhaps … more

Don’t sow your oats, eat them!

From magazine articles to television advertisements, oats are promoted as a superfood and there have been countless scientific studies regarding the benefits of eating oats. Heart disease is the … more

Scary tax season elicits one common reaction: Boo!

It’s been a scary tax year. We have been plagued by numerous changes in tax laws, inadequate wage withholding, and a government shutdown that delayed many of the Internal Revenue Service’s … more

Goodbye for now geese

Colorado’s waterfowl hunting season is over. For Front Range sportsmen, it was an average season with duck and goose numbers holding steady along the Front Range. It was obvious, nonetheless, that … more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more
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