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How to keep Halloween happy — and safe

In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of …
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A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. …
Annabelle Healy signed dozens of copies of her new book “Far Below Human Eyes.” The novel, published by Morgan James Publishing, is a milestone in the young writer’s career, as she aims to write four additional volumes to the five-part series. Healy, a senior at Lutheran High School in Parker, plans to continue her professional career as an author after high school.

Parker teen’s first novel only the beginning

To those who know Annabelle Healy, this moment was only a matter of time. A line of more than two dozen people, adults, kids and teenagers, waited patiently in the Parker Lutheran High School …
Chesney Midcap marched at a demonstration about racial issues in June at Willow Creek Park in Centennial.
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My Name Is ... Chesney Midcap

Capturing people’s best moments I am 31 and live in the west Littleton area (south Jefferson County). 2012 is when I began my photography business, Chesney Louie Photography. My path began when I …
Town Hall Arts Center in downtown Littleton is the venue for the Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s “This is Colorado” juried exhibition of visual artworks.

Yearly juried exhibit moves to new venue

“This is Colorado,” an annual juried exhibit for members of the long-running Littleton Fine Arts Guild, appears in a new venue this season: Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, where it …

Virtual sports move closer to reality

Colorado high school sports coaches and administrators have adjusted practices, games and meets to satisfy public health requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic in hopes of returning to high school …
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Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 …
“A Gathering of Insulators” by Littleton Fine Arts Guild member Brigitte Runnals is a 30-by-40-inch oil on wrapped canvas, exhibited at the Depot Art Gallery now.

Gallery reopens with member show

The Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers, Littleton, opened as of Oct. 2 with “Best of the Best,” a member show with two- and three-dimensional works. Limited hours at first: Friday, Saturday and …

Historic opera house touts fabulous find

For a number of Julys, we have been making a trek to a longtime favorite Colorado location — sky-high Leadville. And we have often visited the 1879 Tabor Opera House, concerned about aging walls …
This piece by Abi Rosales is one of many works of art that is part of the Hecho en Colorado exhibit at the History Colorado Center in Denver. The exhibit is presented in collaboration with the Latino Cultural Arts Center (LCAC) of Colorado.

‘Hecho en Colorado’ tells stories of people from this region

The artwork featured in the Hecho en Colorado exhibit is a reflection of the artists, their community and their heritage. “Most were born in Colorado, but not all of them,” said the exhibit’s …

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Wings Over the Rockies commemorates 75 years since end of WWII

The effects of the Second World War go beyond the obvious political, economic and social that we live with every day. And as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the official end of the conflict, …
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Scholarship honors noted watercolorist

Friends of late artist rita derjue have established a scholarship fund at Arapahoe Community College for women and minority students who are studying art at the college. To donate to the fund, go …
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Opening Denver’s virtual doors

Many of us have spent the majority of the last six months or so in our homes, which means at some point we’ve had to reckon with the design choices we’ve made. There’s a reason so many people …
The new Freyer-Newman Center at Denver Botanic Gardens opens Sept. 26 with an exhibit called “Garden and Haven: Botanical Art and Illustration.”
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Exhibits coming at new facility in Denver Botanic Gardens

The new Freyer-Newman Center at the Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, has several exhibits starting Sept. 26. Timed tickets must be reserved online. Masks will be required. “From the Vault: …
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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …

“South Valley Sky” is an oil by Merrie Wicks, exhibited in the Littleton Fine Arts Guild’s “This is Colorado” show at Town Hall Arts Center.
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Annual art show runs through October

The Littleton Fine Arts Guild has opened its annual “This is Colorado” show of members’ works through Oct. 31 at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, located in downtown Littleton at 2450 …
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