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Drummer/ bandleader Paa Kow (pah ko) was born in Ghana into a family where his mother and uncle were professional musicians. They would haul a generator to the next village, which like his, had no electricity, and play a concert. When he was 7 years … more
“Last year, I sold a piece originally priced at $795 for $100,” Littleton photographer Andy Marquez said of the Affordable Art Festival at Arapahoe Community College. “The customer was extremely happy.” Marquez will be in Booth 42 when the … more
In the Monet Pool at Denver Botanic Gardens, water lilies, lotuses and other aquatic plants are at their peak — and are enhanced by Dale Chihuly's glass sculptural works floating next to them. On Aug. 15, the annual Water Blossom Festival is … more
Bob Hoffman delighted in showing off the spiny undersides of exotic Victoria lilies, as well as in growing, planting and nurturing an impressive collection of lilies, lotuses, cannas, papyruses and many other plant varieties that thrive with wet … more
Well-known Denver painter Jackie McFarland was juror for the Roxborough Arts Council's “Summer in the Arts” exhibit, on display in the lower level of Bemis Library through August. The artworks are, in general, representational and sunny, summery … more
A fun time was had by all of the hundreds of folks who turned out for Englewood's annual FunFest at Belleview Park on Aug. 9. This year's activities included a rock-climbing wall, bungee jumping, bounce houses, miniature train rides, field games and … more
Mountain climber and author Jim Davidson is bringing his harrowing near-death experience to a Douglas County audience. Davidson, who penned the non-fiction thriller, “The Ledge,” will deliver a motivational speech about resilience and … more
As it turns out, there are about 15 different streams in Alaska that are called ‘Cripple Creek,’ but as usual, the one most remembered — is the one where the gold was. That one, first … more
Lovers of the horse, as well as horsepower, gathered the evening of Aug. 8 at Centennial Airport to rein in hope — and funds — for the SaddleUp! Foundation, an Elizabeth-based organization that provides equine-assisted therapy to special needs … more
Western Welcome Week 2014 started off with a bang Aug. 8 with fireworks at Sterne Park, where visitors also enjoyed the Lion's Club annual barbecue. Events throughout the weekend included trivia at Platte River Bar and Grill, the pancake breakfast … more
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