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Free COVID-19 tests for Denver Public Schools students

All Denver Public Schools students may now get a free COVID-19 test before returning to school for in-person learning later this month. DPS has expanded its partnership with COVIDCheck Colorado to … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

‘Processing a Pandemic’

The Class of 2020 missed out on a lot this year because of COVID-19. Going to prom and a commencement ceremony, to name two high school traditions. That’s why Denver resident Angela Roberts is so … more

PlatteForum announces open call for Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Denver

PlatteForum, a Denver-based nonprofit youth development and artist-in residence program, has partnered with the New York Foundation for the Arts to launch the Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program in … more

Powered By Off-Center seeks proposals for a fully-funded theater production

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is seeking project proposals for new theatrical experiences as part of its Powered By Off-Center program. Powered By Off-Center began as an artist residency … more

Pop Culture Con canceled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

Black American West Museum to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford

The Black American West Museum is inviting the public to celebrate Dr. Justina Ford with a free live-stream event on Jan. 22. Ford was Colorado’s first licensed Black female physician, best known … more

26 nonprofits receive Caring for Denver grants

The goal is to do more to support mental health and the fight against substance misuse in the Denver community. In November 2018, Denver voters approved a mental health funding sales tax that puts … more

Making your dream home a reality

If you find yourself daydreaming about your ideal space or shopping online for a home, you're not alone. Homebuyer Insights from Bank of America found that 89% of buyers are motivated to buy a home … more

An update on where we stand with environmental policy

The New Year is a time for reimagining your routine and your goals, and for an update on where we stand with environmental policy across the globe and in our backyard. December marked the anniversary … more

Sleeping beauties — dormant seeding

As we live with, work with and observe plants, we come to recognize that these other beings have lives and plans of their own, often acting in ways far beyond what we expect or accept. Gardeners can … more

A thank you for all the ‘rich experiences’

Dec. 15 marked my one-year anniversary as editor of the Washington Park Profile and Life on Capitol Hill newspapers. I’ll admit I wish I knew the beat a little better than I do now … more

Ensuring the survival of small businesses in Denver

Throughout the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic and for the foreseeable future, Denver’s small businesses face unprecedented challenges. These businesses have stepped up for our community during … more

Flirting in full swing on Grasmere Lake

Despite the cold temperatures, a hot singles scene is developing in the middle of Washington Park’s Grasmere Lake. Many species of wild ducks have arrived in Colorado from points north — and they … more

2020: A wild ride for Denver real estate

The year 2020 will be remembered for many things — some good, a lot not-so-much, and then some just plain fascinating. Put the Denver real estate market down in that last category, as it was a wild … more

Marielena DeSanctis to become president of Community College of Denver

Dr. Marielena DeSanctis has been named the next president of the Community College of Denver (CCD). She succeeds Dr. Everette Freeman, who retired on Dec. 31. DeSanctis will assume the role on Jan. … more

Keeping Denver’s buildings safe and sanitized

Janitors are on the frontlines of the pandemic, keeping the buildings clean during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “Janitors in our city will continue to do what it takes to keep our communities … more

Opportunities to experience art abound in Denver

Years ago — when he was in college — Doug Kacena read somewhere that only about 25% of Americans visit art museums or private art galleries. Still, Kacena, owner/curator of K Contemporary art … more

Sustainable takeout

When owner Tricia Maher and general manager Sam Maher opened their Mediterranean-inspired, plant-forward restaurant called Somebody People, their goal was to operate as sustainably as possible. “We … more

Individualizing a student’s educational journey

Being a first-generation college graduate, Erin Pepper started a trend in her family. After she earned her bachelor’s degree, she went on to earn a master’s degree. While Pepper was working … more
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