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No Mystery Here: Make It a Fun Night of Solving a Murder

As someone who went from reading Nancy Drew to Agatha Christie as a young child, I’m a fan of most mystery stories — whether in a book, play, or movie. If The 39 Steps just whets your appetite for more mystery-solving entertainment, there is no shortage of options in Colorado. ADAM’S MYSTERY PLAYHOUSE 2406 Federal […]

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The Paper Fashion Show: Challenging Designers in the “Best Way”

During the casting call for models, most of the hopefuls have never worn the kinds of fashions they are hoping to be enlisted to wear. That’s because the clothing items are made from 90% paper. For the models chosen, the designs will be built to their bodies. The models join a collection of creatives including […]

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Influential Black Women of Colorado’s History

The broad brushstrokes of Denver’s history barely touch on the Black women who came to this once rough-and-tumble frontier town and made their own way. Discover where you can learn more about these women around town. JUSTINA FORD Dr. Justina Ford, is best known as Colorado’s first African-American female physician. She was born in Illinois […]

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Denver Gay Men’s Chorus Channels Its Inner Disney Characters at PRIDE Concert

What do Disney’s Frozen, Hercules, The Little Mermaid, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and others have in common? These Disney stories tug on the strings of humanity, family, love, perseverance and acceptance from society – virtues every Denver Gay Men’s Chorus (DGMC) member can relate to and share at their upcoming Disney PRIDE Concert at […]

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Denver Jewish Film Festival Lights Up Screen at Mizel Center

The best of Jewish cinema will take center-stage — or screen, if you will — at the 27th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival. Showcasing cinema from 14 countries, the festival will screen 39 films, including nine short films and one television mini-series. The in-person festival will be held March 11 – 19 at the Elaine […]

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Bon Appétit: French restaurants in Denver

If you’re in the mood for the full Parisian experience, you cannot have that without French food. Here are a few dining experiences in Denver to check out. French75 717 17th Street Less than five blocks from the Denver Performing Arts Complex, French75 is a casual French bistro with a show-stopping open kitchen from Bonanno […]

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Denver’s Mural Art Celebrating Black Lives

Denver is home to many colorful murals that celebrate Black lives. Here’s a guide for where to find many of them by two notable artists who made them. DETOUR The artist Detour, whose name is Thomas Evans, has his work splashed around the city in vibrant and full murals. Detour’s work can be found on […]

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Egyptian Influence on Colorado Architecture

Hot, hot, hot: Egyptomania was all the rage in the Roaring ’20s when British archaeologist Howard Carter “discovered” the tomb of Tutankhamun in 1922. American audiences breathlessly devoured developments of the excavation, which was documented in detail by newspapers, magazines and movie news-reels. This wasn’t the first time the ancient civilization was front-page news — […]

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Colorado’s Culinary Connection to Egypt

It’s so fun to have a theme night out – and it’s easy to accomplish in Denver, with several cultures in the area to celebrate. If you’re looking to experience Middle Eastern culture, there are many restaurants in the Denver area that serve Egyptian, Middle Eastern, or African cuisine. At first glance, traditional Egyptian food […]

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Learn to Dance—Unconventionally

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of dance class? Maybe it is ballet or tap dancing or even ballroom dance. These are more traditional styles of dance that we are likely to see performed or even to attempt in a class. However, as productions STOMP and Riverdance have shown […]