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Wedding bells falling silent as COVID-19 disrupts plans, industry

Bobbie Jo Dodson waited to reschedule her wedding, clinging to hope she and her fiancé could enjoy some semblance of the event they spent a year planning, until the choice to reschedule was no …
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Watch movies and support Denver Film simultaneously

While we’re all stuck indoors protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19, many will be streaming some of the movies we might’ve missed recently. But if you’re itching to see something new …
Denver-based artist Hazel Miller had her eye on success back in 1984, but didn’t imagine it’d come in the Mile High City.

Hazel Miller: Look what she can do

Back in 1984, Kentucky singer Hazel Miller was looking for a bigger market and a new home for her talents, little realizing that she’d find that midway through her trek. Miller grew up with a …
Fran Coet

Unopened envelopes and other common causes for an IRS audit

In what now seems like another life, I worked for the Internal Revenue Service. Yes, that most commonly hated and feared agency, the IRS. And I worked there initially as a Taxpayer Service …
Jenna Bogan

Family patience, consistency key to helping teen anxiety

Dear Ask A Therapist, Our son suffers from anxiety. How can I help as a parent and to go further in coaching our family how to be supportive as well? Dear reader, Anxiety in adolescence can be …

Mark Briggs.

My Name Is: Mark Briggs

Cozy in Colorado I actually grew up in Texas but moved to CO about 10 years ago. When I was in Texas, I was given the opportunity to be in a television commercial. It was funny to have people …
Arts & Entertainment

Sign Me a Story presents favorites in ASL, spoken language

When Nicki Runge was a girl, she loved watching the 1987 film “Sign Me A Story.” Her mother read her children’s books until she was 8 years old, then Runge decided to read to her stuffed …
Gonzo, the coordinator of Reach Studio, stands with the pieces created for Reach Studio’s 10th Annual Exhibition: Afrofuturism. The show is on display at the RedLine studio now through March 29.

Artistic outlets amid hardship for Denver area's homeless

Within a single week, dozens of regulars find their way to the 2300 block of Arapahoe and Curtis streets in Denver. Steven Barth, a jazz keyboard player, leaves the homeless shelter he’s been …
All-vocal rock band Face performs for a crowd of hundreds at the Streets at Southglenn’s Dancing in the Streets free concert series last year. The band covered songs in genres that ranged from country to dance-pop.

Diverse offerings make up summer concert lineup

A diverse range of entertainment, including political satire, high-energy a cappella, and retro throwbacks, will highlight the 2020 summer concert series at the Arvada Center. The series, featuring …
Phamaly Theatre Company performers during HONK! the musical. Phamaly hosts sensory friendly programming to families who need a little extra space or are sensitive to light and loud noises.

Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

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Annual Dragon Film Festival roars in return

Asia’s dynamic and varied cultures have histories and stories that go back thousands of years, and as “Parasite” thrillingly displayed at this year’s Oscars, there are many, many stories …
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Fran Coet

New tax law gives for some, takes for others

For those of us in the flyover states, Congress seems locked in discord and matters that don’t seem to move legislation. But don’t kid yourself - sometimes we would like for the lawmakers to …
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Let museum take you to the river

One of the best things about the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is how it brings a world of discovery into one place. No matter what your interest is, there’s an exhibit for you. But this …
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DJFF highlights personal, universal storytelling

Over more than 2,000 years, Jewish storytelling has come to tell the stories of people from all over the world, and in all walks of life. And this diversity of voices is vibrantly reflected in the …

A fun way to teach frugality

“Cannot people realize how large an income is thrift?”  Cicero 106-43 BC Whether the virtue is called frugality, thriftiness, parsimony, prudence, or economy, this grandma has a fun way to …

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The Arvada Center invites audiences aboard the Orient Express

There’s a particular challenge to telling a story that is very well-known by the audience. But when it’s one of the most well-known murder mysteries in popular fiction, well, that’s a whole …
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