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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

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

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

Wheat Ridge gets into the spirit of the season

The mood was merry in te line of eager youngsters and their parents waiting in line for a children's choo-choo that circulated during the Wheat Ridge 2017 Holiday Celebration and tree … 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

Going beyond English for all inclusive libraries

During the first few years after Gloria Pérez-Álvarez moved from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the U.S. in Jefferson County, she would only venture out into the community for necessary errands such as to … 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

‘Own an Original’ exhibition back for 52nd time in Littleton

Visitors filled the Littleton Museum’s lobby and gallery on Nov. 16 to see the latest “Own an Original” art exhibition (the 52nd in the series), which had 477 entries — the most ever — … more

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … more

Local musician takes to Boulder’s famous eTown

The way Denver musician Barry Shapiro sees it, people don’t find themselves in Colorado by accident. “Denver is the kind of place where people move here because they want to be here,” he said. … more

Holiday shopping with a twist

When it comes to holiday shopping, chain stores and online outlets will try to pull in customers with quantity of items and deals. But to find that unique gift — one specially and limitedly created … more

Pottery sale returns just in time for holiday shopping

Colorado Gallery of the Arts, in the Annex Building at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, is the scene for the annual Arapahoe Ceramics Guild Holiday Pottery Sale. Mugs, … more

Raising the coffee bar

When Kyle Gammage is behind the bar at The Bluegrass Coffee and Bourbon in Olde Town Arvada, he sees three kinds regulars — those who come in for their morning coffee, those who come in for a happy … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Castle Pines venue to host photographer John Fielder

The Castle Pines Arts and Cultural Foundation will again present an evening with Colorado nature photographer John Fielder, presenting a program about his latest book, “A Colorado Winter,” and providing copies of other Fielder titles for sale. … more
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