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Winter of Poetry in Cherry Creek

As part of their Winter of Reading program, Denver Public Library (DPL) hosts a variety of activities throughout the chilly season. Amidst the boujee atmosphere of Cherry Creek, several shops installed neatly printed and laminated poems in their windows. Each of the selected works relate

Words from a wallflower

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” That was the quote by Jon Kabat-Zinn I saw on a plaque that was one of many on a bridge above a freeway in Denver, and it summed how I felt on this past Saturday. The

Star Crossed dazzles horoscope believers and cynics

Whether the stars dictate every person’s daily actions remains debated. Some people seek out the wisdom from above as their star sign is impacted by the shifting of planets. In turbulent times, it is the stars that shine on the one true path for those

1917 takes audiences to the front line

A black title card establishes the date: April 6, 1917.  This date isthe day the United States Congress approved a declaration of war against Germany and its allies during The Great War.   The story that follows the title card is fictional, but writers Sam Mendes

Words from a wallflower

While spending my break in Washington, I realized that my bedroom feels a bit like a time capsule. The numerous slots I have for pictures hold images from over 10 years ago and those of people who are no longer in my life. I strategically

John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch

Christmas Eve was even more delightful with the release of John Mulaney’s most recent special, John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch. The hour-long special puts a Barney and Friends twist on Mulaney’s dry humor, and the unique ensemble of child actors and adult guest

Richard Serra brings Equal to Robischon Gallery

In their first exhibition of the 2020s, Robischon Gallery presented Equal, the work of famed artist Richard Serra, along with several other practitioners of abstraction. New York artists Don Voisine and Stephen Westfall, along with Colorado artists Kate Petley and Derrick Velasquez, showed that abstract

Hidden films worthy of being in the spotlight

Television today means options—a lot of options. But given the choice between Avengers: Endgame, an epic showcase of super abilities with a bottomless CGI budget, and Vincent Grenier’s Interieur Interiors, a slow-paced, silent exploration of the mental opportunity found in boredom, the overwhelming pick of

Best time for class

The best time for class is really never, but that unfortunately is not reality for college students. There are different groups of thought when picking classes; some think to start early and finish early, while others prefer the nightshift. The best class period is 11

Worst time to be stuck in traffic

The worst time to be on the road in Denver is really all the time; traffic feels as if it is non-stop in the city. But is there a worst time to be driving in Denver? For argument’s sake, take weather out of the equation