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Fleurish – ‘A Night of Fashion’

Fleurish – ‘A Night of Fashion’

World famous Howard shares his career stories at Turn of the Century Antiques Turn of the Century Antiques hosted an open house, April 12, which included “A Night of Fashion” with illustrator Jim Howard. The night, hosted by Turn of the Century Antiques and Brushstrokes Art Gallery, focused on the life and career of world famous fashion […]

Movin’ to find a cure for ALS at Greenwood Athletic & Tennis Club

Zumbathon Cinco de Mayo Style May 3   Submitted by Greenwood Athletic & Tennis Club Ditch the workout and join the party! Greenwood Athletic and Tennis Club has teamed up with Augie’s Quest and Zumba Fitness to host a Zumbathon to help find a cure for ALS, Saturday, May 3. Open to the public, Greenwood […]

Revisiting the ‘baaaadd’ women of cinema

Revisiting the ‘baaaadd’ women of cinema

CCHS grad explores female stereotypes in short film By Peter Jones As a Hollywood script reader, Mara Tasker will never get the hours back that she spent – or wasted – sifting through stacks of bad screenplays. If she were to couple that with the tawdry newspaper stories she had to read as a researcher […]

Milton Brackney, 1930 – 2014

Milton Brackney, 1930 – 2014

Milton Marshall Brackney Jr., born Dec. 28, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from East High School in Denver in 1948, and attended the University of Denver. He enlisted in the Navy during the Korean War and served on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Philippine Sea. After the war, he joined his father’s business and […]

‘Spring Awakening’ plays Town Hall Arts Center

‘Spring Awakening’ plays Town Hall Arts Center

Controversial drama turns musical   By Peter Jones When German playwright Frank Wedekind debuted Spring Awakening in 1906, it was variously banned, censored and derided as pornography, pretty much proving Wedekind’s point about the sexually repressive culture of his day. The so-called “Children’s Tragedy,” written some 15 years earlier, was decades ahead of its time especially […]

Rollin’ Dreams celebrates 1st anniversary

Rollin’ Dreams celebrates 1st anniversary

By Tom Barry Friends, family, colleagues and co-workers gathered together on April 9 for a distinctive anniversary celebration at the Vehicle Vault on the southern tip of Centennial Airport. Board members of the Rollin’ Dreams organization were all decked in colorful blue button-up pit-crew racing shirts. Members included supporters Alan Boxer, Louie Miller, the board […]

‘Centennial’s strength is its sense of community’

‘Centennial’s strength is its sense of community’

Mayor Noon focuses on ‘connections’ in State of City By Peter Jones State-of-government addresses are seldom cynical and Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon’s State of Our City address on April 17 at Embassy Suites was no exception. While Centennial’s second mayor recognized the recent shooting at Arapahoe High School, she tied the tragedy to a growing connectedness […]

Aspen Grove’s Coldwater Creek closing its doors

Aspen Grove’s Coldwater Creek closing its doors

SouthGlenn and Park Meadows stores will also close By Tom Barry The popular women’s clothes retailer Coldwater Creek in now up the proverbial creek without a paddle, as the chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy April 11. The national chain first opened in 1999 catering to women in their mid 30s with fashionable and diverse […]

Denver South EDP celebrates expanding role in education, energy, space technology

Denver South EDP celebrates expanding role in education, energy, space technology

By Jan Wondra The recent Denver South Economic Development Partnership breakfast could truly be called an ode to technology and a celebration of the expanding importance of technology in the growing south metro area. The breakfast featured three technology announcements, including linking growing educational opportunities, entrepreneurial approaches to clean energy and futuristic space exploration projects. […]

Covillo celebrates 40 years of excellence in landscape

Covillo celebrates 40 years of excellence in landscape

    By Tom Barry Denver roots run deep for Michael Covillo in both ancestry and his venerable business. Forty years ago, Covillo began to develop his residential and commercial landscaping design and construction business in his garage – decades after the Covillo name had become more associated with fruits and vegetables. “Grandpa Covillo started […]

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