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Old West comes back to Castle Rock

Castle Rock paid tribute to the past last weekend, hosting the Western Heritage Welcome celebration. The weekend events were hosted alongside the Douglas County Fair celebrations, making Castle Rock … more

Red Rocks Amphitheatre receives a new roof

Red Rocks Amphitheater, received a new stage roof from GH Phipps in July of 2021. This new roof will allow for more protection from the unpredictable Colorado weather. Red Rocks’ original roof was … more

Pandemic pushes Castle Rock resident to achieve her dreams

If Codie Winslow learned anything during the pandemic, it was to use time wisely and finally do the things she always said she wanted to do. Winslow, a Castle Rock resident, said her lifelong … more

Artist offers look inside Meow Wolf Denver

After years of anticipation, Meow Wolf’s permanent Denver location is set to open this fall. The Santa Fe-based art collective has been secretive about what to expect from their four-story, … more

Arapahoe Philharmonic ready for new season

“Our outdoor summer concert oversold at Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton,” said Arapahoe Philharmonic Executive Director Corinne Denny, optimistic about the start of a new season, which begins … more

Underground Music Showcase is back on Broadway

Claire Heywood expects she will be singing her heart out at this year’s Underground Music Showcase. “Speaking for myself, playing a festival represents a needed chance to release some pent-up … more

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles … more

Seems like old times at Renaissance Festival

After a year off due to the pandemic, King Henry and the Colorado Renaissance Festival have returned to Douglas County for the 2021 season. Opening in early July, the festival, in its 44th year, … more

Purple reigns at Chatfield Farms

Some 2,000 lavender plants are showing off their color these days at the Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms location adjacent to the Jefferson County part of Littleton, and butterflies are an … more

'Oracles of the Pink Universe' is magical exhibit at Denver Art Museum

A delightful small vacation is newly available at the Denver Art Museum through Oct. 10. Simphiewe Ndzube's paintings and sculpture are shown in a colorful exhibit — “Oracles of the Pink … more

Western Heritage Welcome kicks off festive weekend

Castle Rock’s Western heritage is alive and well. The town is set to celebrate during a weekend packed with activities, starting with the Friday-evening Western Heritage Welcome. Western Heritage … more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces 2021-22 season

Season tickets are on sale now for the Lakewood Cultural Center’s new season. The center is bringing what they describe as “an exciting mix of music and theater” to Lakewood beginning in … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Venardos Circus thrills crowd with dazzling acrobatics

A year and a half since its big top tent was last unfurled, Venardos Circus resumed its breathtaking act before adoring crowds in Littleton. The Florida-based traveling circus, founded in 2014 by … more

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. … more

'Kaleidoscope' exhibit online through end of year

The annual "Kaleidoscope" exhibit at Arapahoe Community College is virtual this year more

Parker live-music venue takes flight

Parker’s newest music venue and restaurant, Wild Goose Saloon, celebrated its grand opening July 9. The newly-constructed venue will feature live music from multiple genres every Wednesday through … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

Festive Fourth

Castle Rock was full of American pride as the town celebrated the Fourth of July with a variety of events. Celebrations started early in the day with the Run to Change Lives. The inaugural … more
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