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Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint …
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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 …
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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, …
The “Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius” exhibit is one of the most comprehensive ever created about the Italian master. Visitors will get to explore his innovations in art, sciences, engineering and more.

The Renaissance man comes to life

To-do lists are a fairly common feature of daily life in the 21st century, but it turns out this organizational method has been around for centuries — just ask Italian Renaissance man Leonardo da …
Yuri, an 8-year-old Amur tiger, recently arrived at The Denver Zoo. Once he is adjusted, he will be introduced to Nikita in The EDGE exhibit at the zoo.

Amur tiger arrives at Denver Zoo

The newest exhibit at the Denver Zoo is now home to one of the newest residents. Yuri, an 8-year-old, 435-pound Amur tiger, arrived in late January from Bronx Zoo, according to a news release. His …

Jackson D. Heetland is a senior at Standley Lake High School and a nominee in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

My name is... Jackson Heetland

A future in engineering Right now, I’m focusing on school and college applications. I’m really interested in science and math. I’m thinking about going into some engineering field, which is why …
Arts & Entertainment
Karen Hartman (book) and Neyla Pkarek, score, work on their new musical, “Rattlesnake Kate,” introduced at the Colorado New Play summit.

Colorado New Play Summit aims to open doors

When a painter or sculptor begins a new work, she or he sets a pace and probably has a fairly clear vision of the desired end product. While it may undergo some critical input along the way, the …

‘Interview with a Mexican’ prepares for first Northglenn performance

Naropa University professor Lorenzo Gonzalez goes beyond simply teaching about the theater: For months, he’s starred as Gold Hat in the play “Interview with a Mexican.” For Gonzalez, the role …

Colorado cast combines modernity and Mozart in Loveland opera

When conductor Adam Torres drives to work, the commute from his home in Broomfield to the Loveland Opera Theatre takes about 50 minutes. But where some may find tedium in driving this commute four …

Anythink series celebrates gardening, backyard farming

Anythink patrons can dig in to all things gardening and backyard farming with the library district’s Dig It series this March. From indoor planting to creating a food business, Dig It provides …

Brandon Bill, who plays all the D’Ysquith family members and Andy Seracuse, who is Monty Navarro in the comedic “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” at Vintage Theatre through March 24.

Busy play is delightfully illogical

Vintage Theatre looks like a large Edwardian Valentine this month, with three small stages, each draped with puffy red satin drapes. Action in nearly 20 different scenes pops between stages, with …
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Christian Redman sits in the clubhouse of his Parker condominium complex, wearing the sweatshirt of his beloved Blackhorse regiment. Blackhorse veterans are planning a last ride for Redman, who is dying of cancer.

Final ride with band of brothers the gift of a lifetime

Christian Redman always knew the late-stage colon cancer he has furiously fought for three years was incurable.  But he had hoped for remission, a chance to grab as many extra years as possible, to …
Coming Attractions

Get lost in ‘The Moors’ on area stage

For aficionados of a certain kind of English novel, the phrase “the moors” conjures up images of a mysterious, fog-shrouded lowlands where romance and danger go hand-in-hand. In her 2016 work …
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New Orleans coming to life in area art crawl

First Friday events have become a fairly routine way for art galleries and art districts to highlight the work being done by local creatives. These events are certainly something Lakewood’s 40 West …
Column by Clarke Reader

Performer interprets American treasure Maya Angelou

One of the great African-American figures of the 20th and 21st centuries is Maya Angelou, a poet, writer and speaker of quiet dignity and power. Though we lost her in 2014, her voice lives on in her …

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Rethinking milk: Clearing up a cloudy subject

Milk is not as healthy as you have been led to believe. We all think that milk helps build strong bones, but that message came from an advertising campaign and not a quality scientific study. Reports …
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