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  • Get to know a Denver band: Sugar Skulls & Marigolds

    Get to know a Denver band: Sugar Skulls & Marigolds

    A fiery passion for music drives the Aranow boys, Danny and Drew, the sole members of the two-piece ensemble Sugar Skulls and Marigolds. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida natives relocated to the Mile High City five years ago, and since then have joined other local bands such as Monroe Monroe and the Gin...
  • Late night eats: Four spots for those post-show munchies

    Late night eats: Four spots for those post-show munchies

    Whether you’ve just seen a new Broadway touring show or you’ve caught your favorite band at The Ogden theater, chances are you’ll want to find a place after the show for a bite to eat, a cocktail or two and some time to discuss the evening’s entertainment with a few friends. Denver has a lot of...
  • Dinner and a show: Three great dinner theaters to visit outside of Denver

    Dinner and a show: Three great dinner theaters to visit outside of Denver

    Dinner theater has become a bit harder to find, especially since Denver’s premier dinner theatre, The Country Dinner Playhouse, closed its doors years ago. Denver actually doesn’t have any dinner theater found within its boundaries, however, if you’re willing to venture a little outside the Mile...
  • Truly intmate theatre: Three spaces that get you closer to the action

    Truly intmate theatre: Three spaces that get you closer to the action

    Get closer to the action than you ever thought possible. When you attend a live theater performance in a small space, it’s a totally different experience than when you are in a giant auditorium. Instead of using binoculars to see the expressions on the actors’ faces, you can see each nuance up close...
  • Saddle up for the Buckaroo Breakfast at the Children's Museum

    Saddle up for the Buckaroo Breakfast at the Children's Museum

    National Grandparents Day may be September 7, however the Children’s Museum of Denver is planning a huge celebration for grandparents and their grandchildren on October 11. Sure, it’s a month later, but that just gives you more time to plan for this fun day out. After all, what could be more fun...
  • Biz Markie coming to the Paramount with 'Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!'

    Biz Markie coming to the Paramount with 'Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!'

    Parents get ready, because Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Music is Awesome! is coming to the Paramount Theater and tickets go on sale Monday, September 8. This live version of the hit children’s show is the fifth anniversary of the live tour. The 30-city tour includes all your favorite Yo Gabba Gabba...
  • What beating the Boise State Broncos tonight would mean for CSU Rams

    What beating the Boise State Broncos tonight would mean for CSU Rams

    In college football, every week is like a playoff game. That’s because every game holds so much weight when a team is undefeated and keeping that zero in the loss column is important if a school wants to make a bowl game or even the new college football playoffs. For the Colorado State Rams (1-...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Wiredogs

    Get to know a Denver band: Wiredogs

    In a little more than two weeks, Denver punk rock band Wiredogs will perform on the Revolt Stage at Riot Fest. The three-day music festival will host dozens of national artists at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. For a band that has been together for a little over a year, Wiredogs have...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Bell Hours

    Get to know a Denver band: The Bell Hours

    Next Friday evening, fledgling indie folk outfit, The Bell Hours, will host a release party for their latest EP, Easy Weather, at The Denver Bicycle Cafe, followed by a show at the Larimer Lounge on Friday, September 26. In speaking with lead vocalist, guitar player, and the band’s songwriter, Klaus...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Altas

    Get to know a Denver band: Altas

    Next month, Denver experimental post-rock band Altas will celebrate the release of their debut album, Epoca De Bestias, at the Hi-Dive with Plume Varia. Five years ago, Altas performed under the name Panal S.A. de C.V. and released an EP titled Cortometraje. However, the group seems to be more...
  • Explore three centuries of Western Landscapes at the Arvada Center

    Explore three centuries of Western Landscapes at the Arvada Center

    The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is known for its many impressive theatrical productions and concerts. However, you may not realize that it’s also home to several art galleries, featuring many different works of art from artists all over the world throughout the three different art...
  • Fiddler's Green to conclude summer season with Linkin Park 'Carnivores Tour'

    Fiddler's Green to conclude summer season with Linkin Park 'Carnivores Tour'

    It's been a busy summer season at the newly remodeled Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre in Greenwood Village, and the last schedule show of the season will take place Monday, Sept. 8, when Linkin Park and 30 Seconds to Mars bring their co-headlined "Carnivores Tour" to Denver. With their brilliant...
  • Colorado Rockies sign Jorge De La Rosa to two-year extension

    Colorado Rockies sign Jorge De La Rosa to two-year extension

    The Colorado Rockies are making moves. Well, sort of. As the Rockies' terrible 2014 season winds down, they did make an announcement which should help the team now and into the near future. On Wednesday night, Colorado signed starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa to a two-year contract extension which...
  • Denver music weekend picks Sept. 5-6: Zac Brown, Calder's Revolvers and more

    Denver music weekend picks Sept. 5-6: Zac Brown, Calder's Revolvers and more

    As fall approaches, we're starting to feel the cooler mornings in Denver, but the music scene is as hot as ever. If you're looking for some great live shows in the Mile High this weekend, here are just a few suggestions to get you headed in the right direction. Zac Brown Band @ Fiddler's Green Sept...
  • Sunnyside Music Fest returns to Chaffee Park Sept. 6

    Sunnyside Music Fest returns to Chaffee Park Sept. 6

    In what has become a popular end-of-summer tradition for Denver's Sunnyside neighborhood, on Saturday, September 6, the Twelfth Annual Sunnyside Music Fest will fill Chaffee Park with food, drink, artisan booths, fun activities for the kids, and of course, plenty of live music from some of Denver's...
  • Dispatch announces making of new album, 2015 release targeted

    Dispatch announces making of new album, 2015 release targeted

    Dispatch is a rock band that first started up in the mid 1990's, and although they've had some pauses in between touring and making new albums, they are still making music. Fans who are looking forward to a brand-new album from Dispatch now have something new to look forward to. In a newsletter sent...
  • Denver Broncos lose Wes Welker to substance-abuse suspension

    Denver Broncos lose Wes Welker to substance-abuse suspension

    This isn't what the Denver Broncos needed. With their highly anticipated Sunday Night Football kickoff game less than a week away against the Indianapolis Colts, the team learned Tuesday night that Wes Welker has been suspended immediately for using a banned substance. According to multiple reports...
  • Get to know a Colorado band: Wire Faces

    Get to know a Colorado band: Wire Faces

    Guitar player and vocalist with Fort Collins-based trio Wire Faces, Ian Haygood, is currently taking some time to reconnect with his creativity on walkabout throughout parts of the East Coast and onward to Europe. That has not stopped the band from releasing four singles and three music videos this...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Hollyfelds

    Get to know a Denver band: The Hollyfelds

    Denver country quintet The Hollyfelds list Dr. Fünke’s 100% Natural Good-Time Family-Band Solution as one of its influences on their Facebook page. So AXS just had to find out what The Hollyfelds appreciated about this fictional band from the TV show Arrested Development. The answers from Eryn...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Viretta

    Get to know a Denver band: Viretta

    Undergoing a few line-up changes in the past, twin brothers Michael and Robert Moroni founded alt-rock band Viretta four years ago. The two are also involved with efforts to help establish Parker, Colorado, their hometown, as a destination location for live music. Michael and Robert sat down with...
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