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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

‘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

A rare but deadly disease

Ovarian cancer survivors urge any woman who feels that something is not quite right to “pursue, pursue, pursue” and request that the doctor does enough tests to rule out the possibility of … more

Jerry Sturm, Broncos player and Englewood restaurant owner, dies at 83

Jerry Sturm, a former Denver Broncos player and owner of The South Restaurant in Englewood for half a century, died at age 83 on June 17. Sturm, an Indiana native, was named by the Broncos last year … 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

Metro Denver communities gather in protest

When Hana Berhanu stepped up to the mic in front of hundreds at a June 7 Castle Rock protest, she first spoke about the anxiety she felt in deciding what to share that afternoon. She didn’t know if … more

Celebrating Denver's 2020 graduates

The Class of 2020 missed out on prom and many did not have a graduation ceremony because of shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Colorado Community Media reached out to the students virtually … 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

Polis encourages protesters to get COVID-19 test

“What happened to George Floyd was not only wrong; it was brutal, it was inhumane and it was murder,” Polis said at a June 2 news conference. more

Denver protest over George Floyd's death leads to confrontation

Colorado Community Media staff report A demonstration in downtown Denver late Thursday over a death of a black man at the hands of police in Minneapolis evolved into a melee, with gunshots, … more

Former Broncos player arrested after shots fired

Douglas County saw two shootings over the weekend, with one resulting in a death and another ending in the arrest of a former Denver Broncos player, according to the sheriff's office. Early Saturday, … more

Denver clerk and recorder: Furlough days conflict with election cycle

Denver's top elections official sent a letter Friday to Mayor Michael Hancock, saying three of the five days identified as mandatory furlough days for Denver’s city employees are in conflict with the 2020 election calendar. 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

Centennial Airport re-files legal action against FAA over flight-paths project

Just before the federal government implemented a plan in March to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area, Centennial Airport and local governments filed legal action asking a court to … more

Project to house homeless in Capitol Hill moves forward

There are many people in the Denver area who are employed, but still struggle to afford any sort of housing. “It's even more unaffordable to those earning only minimum wage,” said Blaine Newby, … 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

Help protect historic structures from the couch

For the last decade, HistoriCorps — founded in Denver and now based in Morrison — has been striving to protect the historic buildings that keep the stories of our country alive from disrepair, … more

Denver metro area arts go online

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton was just about to start its spring kids’ classes when the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything. “Once that all came apart, I, like everybody else, sort of sat … more

Denver extends stay-at-home order

The City of Denver will extend the stay-at-home order until May 8, according to a news release. Mayor Michael B. Hancock made the decision in consultation with metro-area mayors, he said on Twitter. … more
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