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  • Ignite Theatre goes 'Into the Woods'

    Ignite Theatre goes 'Into the Woods'

    Long before “Once Upon a Time” or “Grim” there was “Into the Woods.” A musical involving many well-known fairy tale characters that premiered in 1986. It took characters from stories like “Cinderella,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Rapunzel” and combined them with an...
  • Colorado State football doing all the 'little things' right

    Colorado State football doing all the 'little things' right

    “Those little things that don't show up in the box score are what wins you ball games,” Colorado State Rams head coach Jim McElwain said Monday at his weekly press conference. It's a motto we've heard throughout Coach Mac's three years in Fort Collins. Do all the little things right and the big...
  • FCC votes to ban blackouts, how it affects the NFL

    FCC votes to ban blackouts, how it affects the NFL

    Down go blackouts. The ability for the NFL to “black out,” or stop home football games from being broadcast on television when fans of that team didn't sell out their stadium, is now no longer an option. For the Denver Broncos, this has never been a problem. The Broncos have sold out every home game...
  • Curious Theatre Company presents world premier 'Lucky Me'

    Curious Theatre Company presents world premier 'Lucky Me'

    Curious Theatre Company has a local and national reputation for presenting high quality regional premiers that both excite and challenge the local theater community. Opening soon at Curious Theatre Company is the rolling world premier of “Lucky Me” by Robert Caisley, a dark comedy that is sure to be...
  • 'Puppy Up!' walk to benefit canine cancer research

    'Puppy Up!' walk to benefit canine cancer research

    There are a lot of great causes and charities that hold annual walks to raise funds and awareness for a variety of causes. Eager athletes line up for their chance to show their support by lacing up their sneakers and paying an entrance fee that goes to a good cause. It’s a great way to help out a...
  • Weekend Planning Denver: Oct. 3-5

    Weekend Planning Denver: Oct. 3-5

    Not one weekend seems to slip by without a variety of choices for a hip-hop head to listen to live music in Denver. The weekend of October 3-5 is no different, with several choices in how to spend an evening partying with some big talent.
  • Denver music weekend picks October 3-4:  Robert Plant, SpokesBUZZ BandSwap

    Denver music weekend picks October 3-4: Robert Plant, SpokesBUZZ BandSwap

    If you weren't quick enough to grab tickets for Tom Petty at Red Rocks this weekend, never fear—the Denver music scene is filled with great shows all over town, as usual. Here are just a few suggestions among your many choices for finding great live music in the Mile High this weekend. Friday...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Truth & Spectacle

    Get to know a Denver band: The Truth & Spectacle

    After AXS spoke with Denver indie synth quintet, The Truth & Spectacle, Daniel Veliz’s (vocals/synth) words stood out. “Maybe one day we will make music that has a positive effect on people, like music has had on us,” Veliz commented, “In that we we can give back and say, ‘Thank you.’” Currently...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Host Club

    Get to know a Denver band: The Host Club

    This past Saturday, September 27, The Host Club released their full-length album, Coincidence, at Syntax Physic Opera. The alt-rock pop quintet, including three brothers (Aaron, Adam, and Alex Elrod), have worked tirelessly at creating their own brand of upbeat music. The Host Club discussed...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Taverns

    Get to know a Denver band: Taverns

    Earlier this year, Taverns released their first EP, Tales of the Asteroid, and will embark on their first tour as a band at the end of this month. Before Taverns hits the road, you can catch them for free this Saturday, October 4 at the Bannock Street Garage. The post-rock, shoegaze quartet spoke...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Two Tone Wolf Pack

    Get to know a Denver band: Two Tone Wolf Pack

    Five years ago, the four members of Two Tone Wolf Pack performed together as buskers. Now with their upcoming EP, Crooked Medicine, in the works, the once folk quartet has evolved into a post-Americana band. The group spoke with AXS about their musical evolution in this exclusive interview. AXS: Are...
  • TR/ST brightens the Bluebird with their familiar synth-pop stylings

    TR/ST brightens the Bluebird with their familiar synth-pop stylings

    Throughout the hour and change long set that Trust (stylized TR/ST) put on at the Bluebird Theater on Wednesday Sept. 24, Trust front man Robert Alfons never showed his face. He was there, to be sure, but it is curious that as a band that thrives on a showy type of darkness and obscurity, the music...
  • Blake Shelton, The Band Perry sell out Denver's Pepsi Center

    Blake Shelton, The Band Perry sell out Denver's Pepsi Center

    A lot has happened in the four years since Blake Shelton last performed in Denver. Back then, he was still single, still playing mid-sized venues like the Ogden, and still just getting over his mullet. And he wasn't a prime-time, national TV star. Today, he's arguably the most popular coach on NBC's...
  • Phantogram dazzles Denver crowd with tight, dialed-in performance

    Phantogram dazzles Denver crowd with tight, dialed-in performance

    At several points during her band’s show at the Ogden Theatre in Denver on Monday night, Phantogram singer Sarah Barthel told the audience that they were “beautiful.” Based on the crowd’s ecstatic response to their dialed-in and high-energy set, the feeling was most definitely mutual. Since the...
  • Justin Morneau becomes seventh Colorado Rockies player to win NL batting title

    Justin Morneau becomes seventh Colorado Rockies player to win NL batting title

    For the Colorado Rockies and their fans, 2014 was one giant disappointment after another. Stars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez were both injured for extended amounts of time, and each were part of trade rumors as the Rockies rolled to rock-bottom in both their NL West and as the worst National...
  • Colorado State's banged up offensive line faces uphill climb at Boston College

    Colorado State's banged up offensive line faces uphill climb at Boston College

    A mere month into the 2014 season and the Colorado State offensive line has lost two starters to varying degrees. First, early in the Rocky Mountain Showdown, it was most-important offensive lineman Tyler Sambrailo, who went down with a knee injury. “Sambo” as coaches and players alike call him, is...
  • Denver indie rock trio, Vetta Star, releases sophomore EP, 'Pleased to Meet You'

    Denver indie rock trio, Vetta Star, releases sophomore EP, 'Pleased to Meet You'

    Available tomorrow, Tuesday, September 30, Pleased to Meet You is the latest release from Denver indie rock trio Vetta Star. Guitar player and vocalist Brandon Meagher discussed the new EP with AXS in August, sharing, “This is a unique EP. It ended up encompassing the sound we have now, and the...
  • DIA offering 'Beer Flights' in the Jeppesen Terminal

    DIA offering 'Beer Flights' in the Jeppesen Terminal

    Denver is already known for the many craft breweries that thrive here in the Mile High City. In fact, Colorado is one of the largest producers of craft beer in the world. With such a strong reputation for the delicious suds, why not start your Denver beer tour the minute you arrive? Yes, Denver...
  • Four funny men headed to Comedy Works next month

    Four funny men headed to Comedy Works next month

    Denver may not be as big as New York or Los Angeles, but it is still one of the best places in the country for touring comics to stop for a show or two. Every major comedian in the country knows that Denver audiences love to laugh, and Comedy Works two locations bring in some of the biggest and best...
  • Miners Alley Playhouse announces its 2015 season

    Miners Alley Playhouse announces its 2015 season

    The arrival of October also signifies the approaching end of the 2014 theater season in Denver. Of course, that means the announcements of the 2015 seasons have been pouring in from theater companies all over the state. Another theater company has released its season for next year, with a lot of...
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