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`Abstracted Realism’ workshop coming to church in Littleton

Local painter Victoria Kwasinski will lead a workshop, “Abstracted Realism,” for Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 6. It will be held at First Presbyterian … more

Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight

Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can … more

Seasonal cheers with holiday beers

The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local … more

Holiday Express makes its way to Depot Art Gallery

Littleton’s bright red 1888 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Depot, aka the Depot Art Gallery, at 2069 W. Powers Ave., is packed with one-of-a-kind gifts: paintings, of course, but miniatures at mini … more

Parker joins partnership to bring in art instructors

Parker Arts has partnered with the Art Students League of Denver to expand opportunities for its art students to study with national and local instructors, beginning in January. Parker’s executive … more

A dining tour of downtown Denver

When you live in a place long enough, you develop a routine of going to the same places for a bite to eat, or a quick drink. But Megan Bucholz wanted to show residents and visitors alike that … more

Zoo sees birth of endangered okapi

A rare okapi (oh-Kah-pee) calf was born Dec. 4 at the Denver Zoo. The seventh birth of his species at the zoo, Forest weighed just under 40 pounds. “Shortly after he was born, zoo staff noticed … more

Beethoven birthday bash to enliven Englewood

Cellist Silver Ainomae returns to Hampden Hall in the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, at 2 p.m. Dec. 18 to celebrate Beethoven’s birthday with violinist Claude Sim and pianist … more

‘Smokefall’ is intriguing look at family through generations

A lived-in, rather weary-looking home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with kitchen, living/dining room and stairs leading to second-floor bedrooms, fills the stage as an audience is seated — just … more

Mountain biking state champ a Douglas County athlete

Mountain biking rose from humble beginnings in the 1800s as a simple mode of transportation to a fringe sport in the 1970s. It gained global momentum in 1990 with the first world championships and … more

Valor Point provides a temporary home for the brave

To be successful at something, it usually takes more than one go. And that includes getting off the streets and finding stable living and employment. Mike, 54, and Eddie, 55, neither of who wanted … more

Honing the craft at writers’ workshops

Colorado doesn’t have the same literary reputation as places like New York, Chicago or San Francisco, but there’s something about the state that draws men and women of letters here. Beat prophets … more

My name is ... John Walters

About me I came to Colorado just shy of four years ago. I have been in the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years, and when my company was looking to fill a position in Colorado I fit the bill. … more

My name is ... Diana Riley

About me I moved to Colorado 25 years ago, although I fell in love with Colorado two years earlier. I believe in the power of affirmative thinking, so I spent two years trying to convince my company … more

Shining a light on the season

Even though Grace Ramírez is a Denver native and works for the City of Denver, it’s still a thrill to see downtown and the Denver City and County Building all lit up for the season. “It’s been … more

Paintings named for states hang in Englewood atrium

Michigan” is one of seven paintings named for states by artist Craig Marshall Smith, a Highlands Ranch resident and a Colorado Community Media columnist. They will hang in the handsome Museum … more

Stage shows share magic of holiday season

“Seussical” at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton, is delightful and some dates may be sold out. Check for tickets at 303-794 2787, ext. 5 or at the box office or at … more

Exhibit shares memories from students’ trip to England

In May, 16 Arapahoe Community College and Colorado Mesa University students headed across the pond to England for a 12-day art-making journey to record impressions of architecture, art, food and … more

Littleton college gallery shows photos from students’ journey

In May, a group of Arapahoe Community College and Colorado Mesa University students traveled to London to “experience a country of diverse architecture, art, food and culture,” said ACC … more

Author thrills readers with visit to Denver

More than 1,000 excited readers arrived at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on Nov. 15 for “An Evening with Dan Brown,” jointly presented by Douglas County Libraries and Tattered Cover Book Store. … more
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