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CU-Boulder Acquires The ‘Sharkive,’ A Trove Of Career-Spanning From Master Printmaker Bud Shark

Lyons printmaker Bud Shark’s work appears in some of the country’s best museums:  New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., to name a few. The pieces stem from decades of … Continue reading

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Women Who Pioneered Colorado’s Art Scene

Imagine hiking a Colorado 14er in a corset and long skirt. Would you do it just for the sake of art? In the 1870s landscape painter Helen Henderson Chain did.  She’s among the women who helped lay the foundation for … Continue reading

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The creator of James Bond becomes the spy in new historical thriller by Denver author

Denver author Francine Mathews gets inside the head of Ian Fleming, the writer who created the world’s most famous spy, in her new book, “Too Bad To Die.” She puts Fleming in the middle of a Nazi plot to kill Allied leaders, Franklin … Continue reading

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Colorado painter braves snow, rain to capture rare backcountry scenes

Artist Michael Charron of Morrison has some surprising painting companions — llamas. He uses four of them to pack his gear into the wilderness, where he sets up his easel and paints what he sees, a method known as “plein … Continue reading

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Online Dating On Stage

Online dating became an addiction for actress and writer Luciann Lajoie, of Denver. She can’t say exactly how many dates she went on. Her best guess is somewhere around 75 or 80. Then she decided to step back from her … Continue reading

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Denver’s Mizel Museum Gets Makeover

Denver’s Mizel Museum has a new, permanent exhibit. It’s called a “4,000 Year Road Trip: Gathering Sparks.” The Mizel started almost 30 years ago as a gallery of traditional Jewish art. But as Curator Georgina Kolber tells Ryan Warner, the … Continue reading

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