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Young dancers present ‘Cinderella’

Forty-four ballet students from Littleton schools performed in Littleton Youth Ballet’s performance of “Cinderella” at the Lone Tree Arts Center on March 19 and 20. Included was ballerina Alana … more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more

Rediscovering Orwell at the Arvada Center

As the author of some of the most searing indictments of the damage governments and people can do, George Orwell has become synonymous with the kind of prescience most artists only dream of. But all … more

Ukrainians in Colorado try to make sense of conflict from afar

Tetiana Doiun was watching movies with her husband at home in Highlands Ranch when Russia’s president began an invasion in Ukraine last month. Without skipping a beat, Doiun called her elderly … more

Egg-painting workshop to aid Ukraine

Valkarie Gallery, 455 S. Saulsbury St., Lakewood, offers workshops March 21, 22 and April 7, 9 at noon, 3 and 6 p.m. on painting the elaborate and beautiful Pysanky, Ukranian Easter eggs. A $100 … more

Ancient Egypt beckons at DMNS

There are many reasons ancient Egypt looms so large in human imagination - the way they approached and shaped the world around them was monumental in all senses of the word. The impact they made on … more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Creating positive change through music-centered programs

One of Kelly Waltrip’s favorite memories is from when the Denver Young Artists Orchestra (DYAO) performed at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall in June 2016. “It was spectacular,” Waltrip … more

CPR’s Nathaniel Minor talks trains

On the surface, studying the effectiveness of transit services may not seem like the hottest topic out there. But the subject fascinates Nathaniel Minor, whose new four-part “Ghost Train” … more

Telling history with imagination

Finding steady footing in spaces that have historically been antagonistic to your presence is no small thing. But that’s just one of the things that united Caroline Randall Williams, Rhiannon … more

A cinematic celebration of resilience

There are many reasons to attend a festival, but most regular attendees will explain that it’s the community of attendees that keeps them returning. This year, the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival will be able to offer that again, with the return to the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, from Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. more

‘Space to wonder’ lets imagination roam

The Littleton Fine Arts Committee challenged photographers in the call for artists to the 2022 “Through the Eye of the Camera” exhibit, a show the committee has run for more than 50 years, … more

Colorado Symphony gets new conductor

Peter Oundjian will be the next principal conductor of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, following a career of conducting around the world after decades as a solo violonist. He will take a leading … more

A tribute to perserverance at the DJFF

If there’s one thing most of us have learned over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perseverance. And that all-important trait is honored in the 26th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. … more

From the 1700s to 1960s Paris, with laughs

Pierre Cornielle wrote “The Liar” in the 17th century, set in 1643, but I'm thinking Dorante is a guy most of us have met at some point along the way — in the neighborhood, in the office, at … more

Creating community: Bookstores adapt by focusing on new ways to reach readers

Book clubs are no longer confined to living rooms, and bookstores offer much more than just books with a whole new realm opening up for gatherings centered around reading. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

Finding the laughs over Golden

There’s been no shortage of shortages over the last couple years, but one of the most difficult has been the deficit of laughter - and things worth laughing about. And let’s face it, we could use … more

Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great … more

Daddy Daughter Ball in Castle Rock slated for Feb. 5

The Town of Castle Rock is hosting a daddy/daughter ball on Feb. 5. According to information provided by the town, the 2022 event will travel around the world from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Douglas County … more
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