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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Celebrating the life and legacy of Beethoven

In honor of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra is hosting its Beethoven Celebration on May 25 and 26 as its season finale. The concert on each night … more

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

See it first at SeriesFest season 8

What can’t television do? The answer to that question used to be obvious. These days? Not so much. Modern shows can have just as high production value as blockbusters, entice the same A-list talent … more

17th annual Lit Fest returns with in-person and virtual events

The 17th annual Lit Fest takes place June 10-19 this year, offering both virtual and in-person events. Lit Fest is an annual event put on Lighthouse Writers Workshop that celebrates the literary … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Production company seeking homeowners for new TV show

Watt Pictures, an independent production company based in New York, is casting in the Denver area for the first season of a new TV series on home renovation. The show will aim to “resolve conflict … more

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is … more

Experiencing Mexico in Denver

Tacos, Chihuahuas and low riders. Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. But no Cinco de Mayo celebration would be complete without the music and the dancers in their colorful costumes. “It’s … more

A new home for contemporary art beyond gallery walls

Denver’s art world is getting a big boost on the northside, with the nonprofit Museum of Contemporary Art Denver signing a seven-year lease to use the historic Holiday Theater. The museum is … more

Revitalizing Malinche's legacy

About 500 years ago, Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors captured Tenochtitlán, the great Aztec city known today as Mexico City. While this history is well documented, Victoria Lyall, the Jan and … more

A deeper dive into the character of Margaret Tobin Brown

Shortly before she boarded the HRS Titanic in the spring of 1912, wealthy socialite and activist Margaret Tobin Brown played tourist in Egypt. The 45-year-old Denverite explored the pyramids by camel … more

Elevating Denver's creative scene

Because “Project Runway” first aired in late 2004, Brielle Killip of Denver’s Cole neighborhood thought she was late in getting hooked on the reality TV show — considering she had watched it … more

Comedian Sam Clark hosts benefit for theater scholarship fund

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center’s (JCC Denver) Mizel Arts and Culture Center is hosting a comedy event to benefit the Wolf Theatre Academy Scholarship Fund. “The Tight Five: Original … more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … 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

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
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