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January 2015 • Online Edition

PROFILE ONLINE: Check out our flipbook

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Thanks for doing heavy lifting

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BUSINESS: Alliance supports youth biz efforts

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Shure seeks answers to 9/11 questions

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FOR THE BIRDS: Carbon tax aids species on the brink

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RAIL YARD: Free skiing & boarding at Ruby Hill Park

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Front Page News

living in peace despite differences – 2015 denver jewish film festival organizers found this theme emerging as films were chosen, whether differences are between Israelis and Palestinians, father and sons, mothers and daughters or between friends. Mizel Arts and Culture Center at the JCC, 350 S. Dahlia St., screens 28 films for DJFF Feb. 4-15; highlights include Above and Beyond, Feb. 5, documentary about the Israeli Air Force, director Nancy Spielberg will speak that eve. With films produced in Venezuela, Argentina, France, Australia, Phillippines, Germany, U.K. and Israel – it will be a superlative festival. Full schedule: maccjcc.org/film. Shown: Zero Motivation.

Hey, Denver: On Your Feet – Or – Two Wheels!

by Paul Kashmann

There can be no doubt that Denver – the Mile High City, Queen City of the Plains – is a great place to live.

     But since Federico Peña raised the mantra, “Imagine A Great City” in his 1983 mayoral campaign, devoted Denverites from all sectors of our community have debated about what – if anything – we need to do better, to earn a place in the international roster of “great” cities like Chicago, New York, San Francisco, London, Paris and other noteworthy locales.

Marade’s 30th Year Walk On Jan. 19 Propels Annual MLK Day Celebration

by Amy Allen

People of all ages and backgrounds from Denver’s ever-evolving neighborhoods will come together in unity on Mon., Jan. 19 to once again consider, and hopefully expand upon the legacy of one of our modern era’s great crusaders for social justice and racial equality, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Public Art Dedication at Neighborhood House

La Alma Neighborhood house
takes honors for 2015’s first Public Art Dedication, Thur., Jan. 15, 6:30-7:30p.m. at 1265 Mariposa St. (free and open to all). Denver artist Andrea Moore (shown w/ La Alma kids) created a 4-week after school/weekend creative poetry workshop for students of the Bridge Project at the Neighborhood House, a haven for the community for 100 years. The workshop generated youth-led content for a permanent word art display project, throughout the computer and open space rooms. Looks like they had plenty of fun! Info:du.edu/bridgeproject.