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The Art of the Brick welcomes guests back to DMNS

A space with about 10 million Lego bricks in it probably sounds like a dream come true for many children (and quite a few adults as well), but for artist Nathan Sawaya, that's just his workspace. … more

South High one of 25 mini grant recipients

Doing historic preservation work always requires assistance to ensure that buildings, stories and resources remain available and vital. But doing that work in the midst of a global pandemic is a … more

Colorado officials warn COVID-19 could surge again

Pointing to worrying COVID-19 trends in neighboring states and an outbreak of cases following Boulder college-area parties, Gov. Jared Polis implored Coloradans to take caution with a baseball … more

DA's office releases Centennial police shooting report unusually fast

Two weeks after a suspect was killed by officer gunfire in Centennial, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office had not yet confirmed whether the suspect was armed with a weapon or whether he fired a gun … more

‘Silent Rose’ is anything but

One of the worst things a storyteller can do when telling the story of, or to, young people is condescend to them. Many don’t take the thoughts and opinions of young people seriously, and that’s … more

DA report: Arapahoe County deputy justified in January shooting

An Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy was justified in shooting a man whom authorities caught in a stolen vehicle at an east Centennial-area apartment complex, a report by the district attorney's … more

Jamgrass gives upcoming musicians their due

Every city’s music scene is made up of extremely talented musicians that don’t make it big for a variety of reasons. But that certainly doesn’t mean their art isn’t worth celebrating and … more

'Protect our neighbors': Colorado unveils 3rd phase of social distancing

Life in Colorado will take a big leap toward normalcy when new state rules go into effect to allow bars, theaters, and indoor and outdoor concerts to open again as early as this week. Large event … more

A different look to the Fourth in the age of COVID-19

Independence Day is still on the calendar for July 4 — but this year’s holiday marking the nation’s birth won’t look like past celebrations. more

Colorado relaxes rules for worship houses, gyms, playgrounds, recreation

The state continues to try to strike a balance between public safety and returning to normalcy. more

An evolutionary explosion captured in rocks

Just like we all use a calendar to mark time and the important events in our lives, scientists use one that stretches back millions and millions of years. But while the daily calendar we use is … more

Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Centennial

A suspect was killed by officer gunfire and two deputies were unharmed after an incident at a Days Inn hotel in central Centennial on Thursday. more

In digital form, Vail Film Festival connects audiences and stories

During the COVID-19 quarantine, most of us have become exceedingly comfortable with foregoing the movie theater experience and streaming films from our couch. As familiar as that’s becoming, it’s … more

Parker allows expanded outside seating at restaurants

The Town of Parker issued an emergency ordinance allowing restaurants and bars to temporarily expand their outdoor seating areas to serve more customers while adhering to social distancing guidelines. more

Garden centers open up during this COVID-19 spring

Springtime means it is gardening season, and especially with extra time at home for most folks, it seems an especially good time for it.   Plum Creek Garden Market opened up for limited … more

COVID-19 found in two metro-area child care centers

Two Colorado child care facilities, both in suburban metro Denver, have recorded COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state data. The two facilities are the first child care locations that the state has … more

From the mountains of Vail to audience’s homes

One of the most challenging things about attending the annual Vail Film Festival is spending your time inside a movie theater when you’re in such a beautiful mountain town. That won’t be a … more

Some laid-off Colorado workers refusing employers' back-to-work calls

As limits on business operations triggered by the coronavirus pandemic are slowly being relaxed across Colorado, some employers are asking their laid-off workers to come back to work — but not all … more

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Cultural institutions offer virtual visits

Have you ever stared at the paint on your walls so long you start to see the works of timeless paintings in the splotches? That's starting to happen to me — I think there's a portion of Raphael's … more
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