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9 Best ‘Mean Girls’ Costume Ideas for Halloween
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9 Best ‘Mean Girls’ Costume Ideas for Halloween

"In [mean] girl world, Halloween is the one night a girl can dress however they want and no one can say anything about it."Channel one of the best early 2000s movies (a true cult classic!) this Halloween with a Mean Girls costume. Thankfully we don’t live in their “Plastics” world, so you can dress up in whatever you want. Throwing on lingerie and mouse ears? So is Karen Smith. Want something more comfortable? Try a pink tracksuit on for size.There is a range of Mean Girls outfits to choose from and we’ve rounded up everything you need to replicate your character of choice. Best Mean Girls Halloween Costume IdeasShop nine Mean Girls costume ideas below and whatever you do, just don’t push anyone in front of a speeding school bus.Related: 25 Best Ways to Celebrate Mean Girls Day on October ...
For easygoing Jack Johnson, it’s easy being green | Arts & Entertainment
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For easygoing Jack Johnson, it’s easy being green | Arts & Entertainment

Video directed by Morgan Maassen When Jack Johnson first decided to find out whether his band had a post-college life outside of Santa Barbara, the famously chill Hawaiian surfer dude came to Colorado, where he got his emphatic answer. Fast-forward 20-plus years and he’s living his very best life: Making his soothing, blue-eyed singalong soul with the same four buddies he started with, touring the c...
John Moore | Land acknowledgments are suddenly landing a punch | Arts & Entertainment
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John Moore | Land acknowledgments are suddenly landing a punch | Arts & Entertainment

“Indigenous people have suffered from injustice and broken treaties which have left us with broken promises; bad health conditions; limited resources and land; and high rates of alcoholism, substance use and suicide. Acknowledging this and making a commitment to make changes … is very important for the future of Indigenous peoples’ existence – and we are all part of that.” –Trennie BurchLand acknowledgements are getting real.The custom dates back for centuries. But in Denver, they started up in earnest last year as a response to growing calls for all institutions to publicly recognize that this land was not, in fact, made for you and me. Unless you happen to b...
150 Best Fall Instagram Captions 2022 (Cute, Funny Ideas)
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150 Best Fall Instagram Captions 2022 (Cute, Funny Ideas)

It’s almost time to say sayonara to sunburn and hello to pumpkin everything! While the first day of fall won’t officially arrive until September 22, the autumn season unofficially starts the day after Labor Day, amiright? Like the Cinderella and Fairy Godmother meme says, as soon as the clock strikes midnight, everything turns into pumpkin spice!Cozy sweaters, bonfires, tailgating and football games, apple picking, pumpkin carving and Halloween trick-or-treating are all things that go hand in hand with the autumn season. And we love to document it all on social media! With the rich colors of the changing foliage and the food provided by autumn’s bountiful harvest, Mother Nature provides a gorgeous background for the fall aesthetic—giving all of those gorgeous photos a magical feel.We’ve pu...
100 Best Celebration of Life Poems for Funerals or Memorials
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100 Best Celebration of Life Poems for Funerals or Memorials

A celebration of life is all about honoring the life of the person you've lost rather than mourning their death. Undoubtedly, grief is terrible and confusing to wade through after the loss of someone you love. But by reciting celebration of life poems in their honor at a funeral, memorial or among friends, these positive, loving words can bring the focus back to the good you shared rather than the heartache or sympathy you may feel.Related: Celebration of Life Invitation IdeasFor the loved ones in your life who are gone but never forgotten, keep reading for 100 meaningful and heartwarming celebration of life poems.100 Celebration of Life Poems1. "The Life That I Have" by Leo MarksThe life that I haveIs all that I haveAnd the life that I haveIs yoursThe love that I haveOf the life that I ha...
Snake attack: Eight Henry Awards for ‘Rattlesnake Kate’ | Arts & Entertainment
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Snake attack: Eight Henry Awards for ‘Rattlesnake Kate’ | Arts & Entertainment

As expected, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts took the biggest bite out of the 16th Henry Awards on Monday, largely on the strength of its world-premiere musical “Rattlesnake Kate.” But most everything else about the annual gala felt like a new day in the Colorado theater community.The awards, named after legendary producer Henry Lowenstein, honor outstanding achievement among the Colorado Theatre Guild’s member companies. This year, directors Alicia Young and Jerry McCauley made an intentional programming statement acknowledging rapid changes that are happening within the Colorado theater community by having all 66 awards presenters be members of tra...
Yolanda Ortega is still in the race | John Moore | Arts & Entertainment
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Yolanda Ortega is still in the race | John Moore | Arts & Entertainment

Yolanda Ortega does not know how to quit. (Seriously, she has tried three times.)Instead, the 50-year veteran of higher-education administration – and the 48-year grand dame of Denver’s Chicano theater community – is running to become the first member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents to represent the newly created 8th congressional district.“I am just not ready to stop serving,” said Ortega, who is running for political office for the first time at an age she will only say starts with a 7.Ortega won 56% of the District 8 Democratic vote in the June 28 primary to win the first campaign of her life. She now advances to face Republican Mark VanDrie...
For one week, Denver is center of TV universe | Arts & Entertainment
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For one week, Denver is center of TV universe | Arts & Entertainment

The week-long SeriesFest, which wrapped its eighth year Wednesday, has become a very big deal for Denver and the local entertainment industry.By the end of what is essentially a film festival for independent episodic TV, 13,000 attended events that included a pilot competition featuring 56 titles from all over the world, a fascinating “Pitch-A-Thon” for dreamers to present their ideas before a panel of industry bigwigs; a live “staged reading” of the first episode of a proposed miniseries about the namesake of the Hubble Telescope; and a blowout party at Red Rocks hosted by Amber Ruffin that included Denver comic Justine Marino and a concert from Lake Street D...