Brian Grace, the head brewer at Thirsty Monk brewery in Denver, pours a "low-calorie ale" called Monk Lite. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

To appeal to calorie-counting drinkers, Colorado’s craft brewers are taking new approaches

The trend toward low-calorie beers and hard seltzers is catching on in Colorado, in part because of the state’s active lifestyle

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative

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Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.