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An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been … more

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to … more

Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … more

DPD to focus on education with new scooter ordinance

The Denver Police Department’s traffic enforcement division is currently approaching electric scooter riders with an agenda of education and training. Since the unexpected introduction of rental … more

Tiny homes to get Denver council vote this month

Giving citizens a larger role in dealing with Denver’s homelessness problem is at stake when the Denver City Council votes Oct. 7 on the tiny home ordinance. If passed, the measure could be a … more

Childhood care coalition announces new president/CEO

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children announced last month that Nicole Riehl would be the new president and CEO of the organization, according to a news release. The organization is a coalition … more

DU theater program gives inmates tools for creative expression

As cast members from the Sterling Correctional Facility got ready for their final performance of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” play director Ashley Hamilton lead them through exercises to … more

Teachers union members vote in new president

Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association voted in Tiffany Choi as the new president in September, according to a news release from the union. Voting happened from Aug. 28-Sept. 18. Choi … more

Denver school board elections

There are three open positions on the Denver School Board for the upcoming November ballot: an at-large position, as well as one each for Districts 1 and 5. To see a map of the Denver school … more

The power of creative expression

As a former high school drama kid, and devoted lover of the arts, I often see the impact of theater firsthand. In college, I worked at Colorado Ballet in a variety of roles. Seeing joy on a child’s … more

Raising wages will bring better quality of life in Denver

Throughout our time in elected office, we’ve worked with each other as well as city partners and the community to address the cost of living challenges faced by Denver residents — especially on … more

Giving your garden a second wind

Grasses come into their peak in autumn and winter, giving the garden a second wind. Changing from a quiet green backdrop for spring and summers flowers, to the main attraction in September and … more

Denver joins fight against repeal of Clean Power Plan

The City and County of Denver has filed a challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency’s repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, according to a news release from the city. … more

Two Denver tax initiatives tackle climate change

Denver city officials and residents continue to push for climate policy as two new carbon tax initiatives are planned for next year’s ballot. A recent citizens initiative was introduced, as well as … more

Denver nonprofit looks to convert former church into affordable housing

A nonprofit has set its sights on an old church near Cheesman Park as the home of a new affordable housing project. While some residents think the project will serve a need in the community, others … more

The future of Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods celebrated 50 years last month and announced several new projects that will move it into the future. The anniversary party was held at the Denver Botanic Gardens on … more

A 75,000 step walk around Cheesman Park

For his 75th birthday, Seth Bradley wants people to get outside and go walking. Starting on the night of Oct. 1, Bradley will walk 75,000 steps in 24 hours around Cheesman Park for his birthday. The … more

Denver releases draft of 2020 Housing Action Plan

As the city continues to try and find ways to offer affordable housing, Denver officials have released a new plan informed by the city’s Housing an Inclusive Denver plan. The Denver Economic … more
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