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Guest Commentary: A better picture of arts education
Maria Segura is the art teacher at Denver Center for International Studies at Ford Elementary School in Denver. She worked with her 4th graders on an art history and oil pastel project on April 15, 2013. (Photo By Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post).
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Groundbreaking Denver artist Jonathan "J.P." Parker dies at 87
Jonathan "J.P." Parker broke much new ground and paved many new paths during his more than six decades as a fixture in Denver's arts scene. He was one of the first African-American actors in the city, he married outside his race when that was …
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Colorado music, stage, art events and festivals starting Dec. 25, 2015
Saturday and Sunday: "A Weekend of Star Wars" – Colorado Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, $ 29 and up; colorado symphony.org. Wednesday: Yonder Mountain String Band – 9 p.m., Boulder Theater, Boulder, …
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Promoters: Denver's hip-hop nightclubs have violence problem

Promoters: Denver's hip-hop nightclubs have violence problem
In September, one of Denver's biggest nightlife events was marred by violence when a shooting broke out in a nearby parking lot after Beta's All-White Party. It was a recent reminder of an all-too common issue for the city's club patrons and promoters.
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How America's abandoned airports are being reinvented
Thompson told CBS News' Mark Albert that he is turning an airport in Denver that was once called the "Union Station of the air" into a different kind of center of action. In its heyday, the Stapleton International Airport, named after a former Denver …
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Johnny Manziel on short leash with Cleveland Browns
He entered the NFL with a reputation for enjoying nightlife and spent 10-plus weeks in a rehab facility last winter for an unspecified condition. The team did its usual background check on Manziel, but Pettine said were some things the Browns didn't …
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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of 2015

Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of 2015
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation. This week, we bring you a special edition of Top 5 Sports Callers as we look back at the best sports …
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NFL notebook: Bengals DT Atkins to play Monday in Denver
But the Bengals expect Atkins to be available to make it through a full game. He played against the Broncos in Denver in 2011 without any difficulties in his second career start and finished with two tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss and a …
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Festivus 2015: The airing of grievances, sports edition
Festivus is back! And the tradition of the "Seinfeld" holiday begins with the "airing of grievances." There are a number of things in the sports world that have disappointed me over the past year. I have a lot of problems with teams, players, coaches …
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