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Binge-watching — at the theater

One of the fun things about binge-watching — aside from spending long stretches in a reclining position — is you get a lot of plot, character development and acting range in a compressed amount of time. The trend, thanks to the advent of … more

Kids love simple and easy Halloween fun

Sometimes young children love the simplest activities made with materials around the house. Playing with old masks, redecorating them, or making new ones is a lot of fun for Halloween or year around play.   You will need a medium brown paper … more

Lannie Garrett brings two revues to venue in downtown Littleton

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton will present popular singer Lannie Garrett in two musical revues, accompanied by her quintet, Errand Boys of Rhythm: Oct. 13 (7:30 p.m.) and Oct 14 (2 p.m.): “The Chick Sings Frank: A tribute to Frank Sinatra.” … more

My Name Is: Evelyn Jacobucci

About me I was born in Rocky Ford, Colorado, and spent kindergarten through second grade in the small town of Swink. We moved to the area when I was eight, and went to Beth Eden Baptist for a little, and then was homeschooled from fourth grade … more

Piece together family history at Lakewood fair

Several national, state and local genealogical, patriotic and lineage organizations will have booths at the upcoming Family Discovery Day, Piecing Together the Past. Presented by the Lakewood Colorado Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of … more

Mazes offer scares, family fun

There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all … more

Respond to violence at venues with connection

It’s October, and already this year I’ve written three separate times about the power and community that comes from seeing musicians live in concert. I wrote about live music’s power to connect us to each other, to entertain, and to provide … more

Explore the happenings around us

My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … more

A play of great intensity at the Vintage Theatre

Intense: this is the first thought that comes to mind when reflecting on Vintage Theatre’s current production of “August: Osage County” that plays through Oct. 15. The superb company, under the astute direction of Bernie Cardell, leaves the … more

Nashville author writes debut book on Ad Coors’s murder

Nashville resident Philip Jett has been vacationing in Colorado for about 15 years. During one of those trips some seven years ago, he did the Coors Brewery tour in Golden. Walking through a hallway, he noticed something — one of the members of … more

My Name Is: Alice Longaker

About me I moved into my little Lakewood home when I was three days old. I attended South Alameda Elementary (now Deane Elementary), Alameda Jr. High (now Gold Crown Foundation), and Alameda High School (now Alameda International Jr/Sr. … more

Colorado photographer sees the big picture

From his Summit County home near Silverthorne, 9,000 feet above sea level, John Fielder watches an approaching storm front, waiting to find if it will bring rain or snow. “One the edge of bad weather is where I get my best shots,” Fielder … more

Woodcarvers move yearly show to Highlands Ranch

For a number of years, the metro-wide Colorado Woodcarvers Club has held its annual show/competition/sale at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, but on Oct. 14-15, 2017, the organization will move into the south area (Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands … more

Colorado cideries embrace old and new

Colorado is home to nearly 230 breweries, which means practically every kind of beer a person could crave can be found with a little legwork. But let’s face it — beer isn’t for everyone. For those with a more diverse palate or just … more

In health, and in sickness: ‘We have to be close’

Chris Cummins sits on the floor, cross-legged, facing his wife Cindy in the recliner where she spends most of her day. With her right hand, she strokes her Chihuahua, Porscha, snuggled in her lap. Lining the wall near the chair is a pile of … more

Eye movement therapy offers help for trauma

Brandy Martin had long sought treatment for her multiple sclerosis, chronic migraines and some traumatic childhood memories. And for more than 25 years, nothing worked effectively until she tried Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing … more

Artist's muses are sunlight and shadow

For painter Danielle Hatherley, art "is about the resonance between light and dark in landscapes.” That's what she writes in her Artist Statement. “In the landscape, that energy-filled moment … more

Learn about native plants at festival, sale

Learn about native plants, backyard birding and pollinators from local and regional experts at the Colorado Native Plant Society fall festival and plant sale. Vendor booths, a bookstore and a native seed swap are also highlights of the festival and … more

Library to host beer and book events

The library is not just for kids. This October and November, the Jefferson County Public Library is putting on Stouts and Stories, Ales and Tales — a six-week celebration of craft beer in Jeffco, designed specifically for adults. Stouts and … more

‘God is our healer, he heals us’

David Seller never felt like he fit in with his peers. When he moved to Lakewood from Australia at 7 years old, his classmates made fun of his accent. In high school, his longtime girlfriend suddenly severed their relationship. In college, he went … more
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