Culture

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Jared Polis doesn’t live at the governor’s mansion, but his top advisers get to stay rent-free

The private living areas at the residence still need $550,000 in renovations to upgrade them to modern standards for the first family, report says

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver tech entrepreneur Jim Deters opening new-school “Rocky Mountain country club” hotel in Breckenridge

As more people are priced out of the mountain lifestyle, the cofounder of Galvanize looks to create a more accessible hotel experience

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What does music really do to us? Original Thinkers festival taps The Boss, scientists and revolutionaries for the answer

Egyptian protest musician Remy Essam, journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and researcher Bernadette Gonzalez experience music as savior, healer and peaceful weapon.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s plan to embed arts space into historic districts may be slow to take shape. But towns are fine with that.

Creative industries are big business, but little towns are taking their time sketching plans to develop housing alongside studio space

Beer Primary category in which blog post is published

Known for its whimsy, the craft beer world is newly focused on the basics: making good beer

In a more competitive beer market, quality is becoming the differentiator for consumers and a point of emphasis for the industry

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Chris McDougall takes another run at extreme athletics, this time running with burros

Bestselling author of “Born to Run” rescued a mistreated donkey. It led him to Colorado’s tribe of pack-burro racers.

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

A soldier’s plan to bomb an Indiana mosque was thwarted by a welcome that led to conversion to Islam

“The Secret Lives of Muslims” web series shares intimate perspectives of Muslim life in America and will screen during a panel at the Original Thinkers festival this weekend in Telluride.

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Original Thinkers festival mines for creativity in limestone quarry near Telluride

“Otherworldly” installation hosted by Deep Creek Experimental is the mortar for lofty ideas floated 7 miles away in Mountain Village

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

“A Doll’s House” times two: DCPA Theatre Company experiments with epic-length production

Ibsen’s classic and a sequel written 140 years later staged together allows viewers to toggle between time periods and consider the social progress of women