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All eyes are on Milwaukee this summer. Here’s what to do beyond the Republican National Convention - The Republican National Convention in July is but one of the attractions drawing visitors to Wisconsin's largest city, where there's more than beer and
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Nature gets a slick, high-tech treatment at the Denver Art Museum - It is an interactive affair, and about as far away from a traditional display of pretty pictures hanging on a gallery wall as you can
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Corpse flower named Cosmo is expected to bloom — and stink — on CSU campus Sunday - Colorado State University's corpse flower is expected to bloom and reach the peak of repulsive glory sometime early on Sunday morning, CSU officials
Longmont pares down its street concerts to a June 1 affair with Jeff & Paige, Antonio Lopez Band and Drunken Hearts - Despite the switch-up, the people of Longmont will still have plenty of opportunities to see live music throughout the
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Colorado Gardening: June is the month for native plant sharing at local swaps - It's important that those native-plant roots get established as soon as they can because July and August can have hot
What’s new in Colorado this summer? Hotels, festivals, a wave park and more - If you are among those wanting to try something new in the Rocky Mountain region, here are some suggestions that will give you reason to
Colorado joins lawsuit seeking to break up Ticketmaster/Live Nation - The U.S. Justice Department and Colorado, 28 other states and the District of Columbia seek to break up what they call an illegal monopoly and force Live Nation to sell
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Concerts: May 23-30 - English avant-pop act The Japanese House comes to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre for a two-night run with Maggie Rogers, May 27-28. The project of singer-songwriter Amber Mary Bain takes the stage at the historic Front Range venue following the release of
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Investment bank collapse gets the epic saga treatment at DCPA | Theater review - One can argue the deepest tragedies of the story aren’t borne by the people
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus returns to Denver, this time without animals - Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s The Greatest Show on Earth is back on tour with a new, revamped show that highlights incredible feats by humans rather than
Events: May 23-30 - Journey Within6-7:30 p.m.,Terracotta, 2005 Pearl St., Boulder. $30 Looking for a little enlightenment? Join Urja for a guided workshop combining tarot, palmistry, Reiki and hypnotherapy to “help you ground, connect, and gain deeper insights into your
Eye of the tiger - The 1990s may be most closely associated with the grime of grunge and the rise of radio hip-hop, but it was the sound of pre-Y2K country that got its hooks in Katie Crutchfield.  “That’s the first music I connected with, and it’s imprinted on my
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Pathfinders - When Boulder resident Laura England Weiss graduated from nursing school three decades ago, she didn’t know how close it would lead her to the heart of human suffering and healing.  This background in helping others, combined with her own experience
The Wasteland - The child comes from the land of abundance. There is greenery, fruit, water, animals — an entire civilization living and working together inside this Edenic enclave surrounded by hot desert. That hot desert is what’s left of Australia, possibly the
If it makes you happy - The close-knit members of Colorado Springs quartet Cabin saybeing queer in their hometown isn’t always easy. They hope to help change that. “Because we are a queer band and we bring more of a queer crowd to our shows, it definitely feels a lot safer
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Walk with wallabies, kangaroos at Denver Zoo’s brand-new $7.8 million habitat - The immersive -- but not interactive -- new area opens to the public Friday, May
2024 Colorado Summer Festival Guide -   Summers in Colorado go by so quickly — blink, and you just might miss one.   Don’t let the warm weather months pass you by without immersing yourself fully in arts, culture, music, food, drinks and community.   Mark your
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The ultimate guide to Colorado’s 2024 summer festivals - How many of these Colorado summer festivals will you
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Levitt Pavilion’s unusual mix of free shows and savvy thinking have helped it survive - The 6,500-capacity Ruby Hill amphitheater is producing more than 40 free concerts through
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Denver will be poorer with fewer art museums, but recent merger still makes sense - Exhibition-making is DAM’s superpower, and this is where the merger should pay
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Former Denver Post reporter writes book about slain colleague’s murder - When Las Vegas Review-Journal investigative reporter Jeff German was murdered in September 2022, he became the ninth U.S. journalist to be murdered in connection with their work in 30
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 17-19 - Enjoy a free concert at Levitt Pavilion, live music at the Dairy Block, or cheer on the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche during playoff games this
What to Expect at Boulder Creek Festival 2024 -   Longer days, al fresco dining, the re-emergence of your neighbors who you haven’t seen in months — these are all signs that summer is just around the corner. The return of Boulder Creek Festival is another, one that we eagerly anticipate year
Things to to do this weekend: Interactive bubbles, Denver comics fest and more - Bubble Planet: An Immersive Experience, Manitou Comedy Festival, a free art party for the Biennial of the Americas and
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5 things you didn’t know about Red Rocks, from hidden tunnels to a lot of White Claw - The 9,545-capacity amphitheater in Morrison is a clockwork that requires constant
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Former Denver Bronco opens outdoor guide company where people of color are welcomed and represented - Depending on which excursion you book, former NFL player Bobby Massie may even be your personal
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Concerts: May 16-23 - Following last year’s headlining gig in Boulder, indie-pop standout Samia returns to the Front Range for an opening-slot show at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre on May 20. On the heels of last year’s full-length Honey, the celebrated singer-songwriter
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Events: May 16-23 - YA Author Panel 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Boulder Book Store, 1107 Pearl St. Free  Join authors Olivia Chadha, Jessica Weaver, Leslie Vedder and Mariko Turk as they speak about and sign copies of their respective new books Fall of the Iron Gods,
A farmer from Center, Colorado, wanted a wife by way of reality TV. Did he get one? - See if farmer Brandon found a wife when the cast reunion airs on Thursday
A more perfect union - When you think about labor unions, industries like automotive or steelworks might spring to mind. However, such worker collectives span an array of professions. Among these, the Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), known as Equity by its members, is the
“The Dog Show” is art for the heart of Denver dog lovers - Even a short while ago, an effort like this would have seemed too sentimental and self-indulgent, and probably too low-art, for me to appreciate
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Curtain calls - As April showers bring May flowers, Denver’s theatrical scene is in full bloom. From a musical comedy to two historical dramas, here’s a closer look at what worked — and what needed work. Champion charm The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Beeat
Cruel world - The place is filled with glowing neon lights, loud noises and whirling games. Families play and celebrate birthday parties, but down the center aisle shuffles an old-timer apologizing to everyone and no one for their behavior. It’s a new medication, and
Late bloomer - Longtime Boulder singer-songwriter Duncan Coker has been honing his craft ever since he picked up his first guitar as a New Jersey teenager four decades ago. It was a Fender Squier, and it opened the door to a love for performing that’s going strong to
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Colorado’s oldest drive-in theater has changed with the times, but nostalgia still gets top billing - The Star Drive-In Theatre in Montrose recently opened for its 75th season, a milestone not only for the business but for drive-ins at large, which have been steadily decreasing in number as movies have moved beyond theaters and into private
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United flyers can turn points into Red Rocks Amphitheatre tickets - MileagePlus members need at least 11,000 points to qualify for concert
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Glenwood Hot Springs Resort ready to unveil 5 new pools - Glenwood Hot Springs will open a collection of five new pools at the end of May, including a cold plunge, an infinity pool, and a hot spring pool with a waterfall
You can’t go wrong with a hanging basket for Mother’s Day - Honoring moms and gardening go together like peas and carrots, peanut butter and jelly and, of course, rock 'n' roll. Let the celebration begin this weekend, hug your mom, let her know she’s the best, and after that enjoy a plant outing
Concert etiquette: How to deal with talkers, drunken fans and other Denver show woes - If you've spent the money, you deserve the best experience. Here's how to get
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The Book Club: “Wandering Stars” and more short reviews from readers - This sequel to Orange’s earlier novel, "There There" (nominee for best debut author BY WHOM? in 2018), "Wandering Stars" is divided into 2 sections (“Before” and
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“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” is a winning leap ahead | Movie review - The new movie in the franchise, “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” is set in the same universe but far in the
Things to do in Denver this weekend, May 10-12 - Enjoy time with family and friends at one of the many festivals happening this weekend! And don't forget, Sunday is Mother's
Mixtape sessions welcome listeners into Longmont’s living room - Cozy up at this brand-new songwriter storytelling series, which brings the best and brightest local musicians to an intimate venue in downtown
What to Know About the 2024 Colorado Shakespeare Festival -     The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a beloved annual tradition, held every summer for the last six decades at the University of Colorado Boulder.   This summer, the festival will look and feel a little different because of ongoing
“237 Virginia Avenue”: A housing crisis 400 years in the making | Theater review - In playwright David Myers’ “237 Virginia Avenue,” a father and son play a not-always friendly, increasingly freighted game of
Moving mountains - Nearly two decades ago, a 12,497-foot peak in Colorado’s Never Summer Mountains was officially named Mount Mahler to honor the Austrian post-romantic composer. Colorado MahlerFest, the annual Boulder event dedicated to his music, was instrumental in
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Concerts: May 9-16 - ON THE BILL: After canceling last year’s world tour due to frontman Stuart Murdoch’s recovery from an illness, Scottish indie-pop OGs Belle and Sebastian make their triumphant return to Colorado for a show with The Weather Station at Denver’s
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