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  • 'Menopause, the Musical' brings hot flashes to the stage for two shows only

    'Menopause, the Musical' brings hot flashes to the stage for two shows only

    What happens when four women over the age of 40 all go shopping for a black lace bra at a local department store? Why they break out into song, of course. This is “Menopause, the Musical” and it’s been touring the country for 13 years, having even been recognized as the longest-running scripted show...
  • Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez targeted

    Colorado Rockies trade rumors: Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez targeted

    The Colorado Rockies are in a free-fall to earth. At 42-60, they're currently the second worst team in all of baseball and possess the worst record in the National League. The Rockies are the laughing stock of the MLB. While there are glimpses of greatness from time to time, the team can't put...
  • Dale Chihuly: Revolutionary glass artist at the Denver Botanic Gardens

    Dale Chihuly: Revolutionary glass artist at the Denver Botanic Gardens

    You’ve never seen glass art like this before. Internationally celebrated artist Dale Chihuly has been featured in a variety of installations in cities, galleries and museums around the world, but he has never had an exhibition in the Rocky Mountain Region before the Denver Botanic Gardens stepped in...
  • The Colorado Renaissance Festival: Two weekends remain to journey into the past

    The Colorado Renaissance Festival: Two weekends remain to journey into the past

    Don’t miss your opportunity to travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 38th annual Colorado Renaissance Festival. Located in Larkspur, this annual treat is a tribute to all things from the past, featuring lots of games, rides, food and entertainment to enjoy. The festival runs Saturdays and...
  • Denver's best doughnuts and doughnut shops

    Denver's best doughnuts and doughnut shops

    What are doughnuts but fried, sweet dough rings? It sounds like such a simple concept and yet the variety of doughnuts in Denver area restaurants and bakeries prove that those four words have an endless number of interpretations. From bacon maple doughnuts in downtown bakeries to classic glazed...
  • The Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve live show touring to the Paramount Theatre

    The Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve live show touring to the Paramount Theatre

    If you’ve ever caught the “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” then you know the kind of zany humor that the team of Tim Heidecker and Eric Warehaeim are known for. The show, which premiered in 2007 on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, features a public access-style television show with musical acts...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Disgrace the Traitor

    Get to know a Denver band: Disgrace the Traitor

    When AXS asked Disgrace the Traitor’s Mike Trujilo about the influences that inspire the music he writes, he commented, “There will always be something so sexy about a distorted guitar tone and a feeling of angst that people can relate to.” If you finish this article retaining any bit of knowledge...
  • Denver's Ogden Theatre gets high tech with new Samsung Galaxy rewards kiosk

    Denver's Ogden Theatre gets high tech with new Samsung Galaxy rewards kiosk

    The Ogden Theatre in Denver is one of the city’s oldest and most venerable concert venues. Opened in 1919 -- the equivalent of the paleolithic era to most residents of the fast-growing city -- Harry Houdini was among the first performers to grace the stage at the 1,600 person venue and it has...
  • A hip-hoppers guide to the Underground Music Showcase

    A hip-hoppers guide to the Underground Music Showcase

    Kicking off Thursday, July 24, is a large, four-day Denver music celebration: the Underground Music Showcase, or UMS to most. Put together by the Denver Post and a ton of other sponsors, this event will take over South Broadway and a wide range of the areas venues. We compared the hip-hop...
  • Tommy Brown caught up with AXS to share his story before the drop of his EP, Covered In Gold 24k.

    Interview: Tommy Brown will be shining with the drop of 'Covered In Gold 24k'

    Tommy Brown oozes appeal, from piercing eye contact to the pharaoh tattoo on his hand, his attitude is the definition of even keeled and he maintains this composure only days away from the release of his EP, Covered In Gold 24k. His only concern that this release comes out solid. AXS caught up with...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Branded Bandits

    Get to know a Denver band: Branded Bandits

    Earlier this year, Boulder-based heavy rock trio Branded Bandits released their EP, Change. This high-energy, headbanging six-song collection from Lulu Demitro (vocals/bass), her brother John (vocals/guitar), and drummer Tyler Sanderson is a bold, refreshing effort that demonstrates the sanguinity...
  • Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen resigns due to Alzheimer's

    Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen resigns due to Alzheimer's

    It's a sad day in Broncos Country. Pat Bowlen, owner of the Denver Broncos for 30 years, has decided to step down as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The fact that he's fighting Alzheimer's comes as no surprise to longtime Broncos fans, who have seen Bowlen take a backseat to Joe Ellis in the day-to...
  • Review: 'Tarzan' swings and sings at the Arvada Center

    Review: 'Tarzan' swings and sings at the Arvada Center

    As one of the most recognizable characters in all of literary history, the character of Tarzan makes for a fascinating, if not flimsy, on-stage portrayal. The original novel “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs was first published in 1914, with 25 sequels and more than 200 different film...
  • Best ice cream parlors in Denver

    Best ice cream parlors in Denver

    “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” That’s true enough for most Americans—in the US, millions of gallons of ice cream are consumed annually, but what kind of ice cream are you screaming for? Milk based ice cream, popsicles, frozen yogurt or maybe even gelato, sherbet or sorbet? As...
  • Get to know a Denver band: DrainBabies

    Get to know a Denver band: DrainBabies

    Not many punk bands incorporate can masterfully incorporate the intricacies the keytar instrument brings to musical arrangements, but DrainBabies aren’t your run-of-the-mill punk quintet. Yes, the five men of DrainBabies enjoy beer swilling and skateboarding but three of the band’s members are...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Echo Beds

    Get to know a Denver band: Echo Beds

    An experimental industrial noise trio from Denver, Echo Beds is currently working on their first full-length release, Colony Collapse, expected to release later this year or in early 2015. Performing this Saturday at Eslinger Gallery for the UMS, Echo Beds’ bass player and vocalist, Keith Curts...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Curta

    Get to know a Denver band: Curta

    On their Bandcamp page, Curta’s music is filed under the genres hip-hop, art rap and post-punk. Really, there’s nothing like the music Curta creates on the Denver scene currently and their second full-length album, Broken Machines, captures the beautifully bizarre combinations of industrial rock and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: dust:orbiter

    Get to know a Denver band: dust:orbiter

    While dust:orbiter’s music tackles serious topics such as trickle-down economics and Second Amendment rights, Brian Lenherr (guitar/vocals) and Tim Schwarz (drums) are two light-hearted individuals who retain a sense of humor about themselves and their work. In the less than two years the Denver...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir

    Get to know a Denver band: Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir

    Blake Brown worked with four other musicians on the latest EP, Three (available on September 30). Recorded in the Haptown Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, Brown along with Ordy Garrison (drums), Andy Hamilton (electric guitar/vocals), Jason Legler (bass) and Vaughn McPherson (piano/accordion/vocals...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Plume Varia

    Get to know a Denver band: Plume Varia

    A marriage combining creative inspiration with collaborative efforts, Shon and Cherie Cobbs wed over 18 years ago. Last year, the Cobbs decided to add another facet to their relationship by starting dream pop duo Plume Varia. Since then, Plume Varia has received recognition from The Denver Post and...
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