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  • Ballet and jazz combine with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal

    Ballet and jazz combine with Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal

    With the popularity of shows like “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing With The Stars,” there have been new dance fans popping up all over the country. People who may never have realized they loved watching dance are getting inspired to find dance performances, take dance lessons and seek out...
  • Behind the magic of 'Odysseo': An interview with Normand Latourelle

    Behind the magic of 'Odysseo': An interview with Normand Latourelle

    If you’ve driven along I-25 recently, you’ve certainly noticed the giant tents in the Pepsi Center parking lot. These tents are the home for the latest touring production from Normand Latourelle called “Odysseo.” Latourelle was the man behind “Cavalia,” which toured in Colorado four years ago. Today...
  • Peyton Manning remains NFL's best quarterback according to one stat

    Peyton Manning remains NFL's best quarterback according to one stat

    Peyton Manning is a maestro when it comes to NFL quarterbacking. In 2013, Manning rewrote the NFL record books, breaking basically every single-season record we keep today. He was so spectacular, Manning led his Denver Broncos to a division title, through the playoffs and back to the Super Bowl...
  • Tony Frank's 'four options' for CSU's on-campus stadium sound like same old two

    Tony Frank's 'four options' for CSU's on-campus stadium sound like same old two

    With the October fundraising deadline quickly approaching, time is running out on the new on-campus football stadium at Colorado State University. Of course, with staunch opposition by people living in and around the school's campus, as well as former Athletic Director Jack Graham being fired...
  • Weekend Planning Sept 26-28: Another hip-hop heavy weekend in Denver

    Weekend Planning Sept 26-28: Another hip-hop heavy weekend in Denver

    Friday, September 26, 2014 Renegades of Rhythm: DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist – The Ogden Theater This show, which was announced back in June, is not only conceptually enticing, but the fact that it touts two of the world’s best DJs makes it even more exciting. The 16 and up show starts at 8 p.m. and...
  • Denver music weekend picks Sept. 26-27:  Big Gigantic, Blake Brown and more

    Denver music weekend picks Sept. 26-27: Big Gigantic, Blake Brown and more

    The weekend in the Mile High always promises lots of great live music in a wide range of genres, both from local and touring acts. This weekend is no exception. If you need a little help narrowing your search for great live shows in Denver this weekend, we're here to help with a few suggestions...
  • Colorado Avalanche 2014 preseason debut reveals shining youth in Denver

    Colorado Avalanche 2014 preseason debut reveals shining youth in Denver

    This past Monday evening, the Colorado Avalanche and the Anaheim Ducks took to the ice at Pepsi Center for the first time this year. While there was a split-squad of Avs and Ducks players participating in a separate exhibition matchup in Anaheim, we were in attendance for the Avalanche game in...
  • Denver Broncos' second toughest schedule is bearing out

    Denver Broncos' second toughest schedule is bearing out

    Three games into the 2014 season and the Denver Broncos are likely welcoming their bye week.That's because, while the Broncos are 2-1, it's been no cakewalk. In fact, it's been anything but. While Denver jumped out to the 24-nothing lead over the Indianapolis Colts, Andrew Luck's team wouldn't just...
  • Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir produce musical magic with 'Three'

    Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir produce musical magic with 'Three'

    This Friday, September 26, Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir celebrate the release of their EP, Three, at the Hi-Dive. While the EP won’t officially be available until Tuesday, September 30, the band shared Three with AXS. After several listens of the Blake Brown and the American Dust Choir’s...
  • Three positives from Denver Broncos loss to Seattle Seahawks

    Three positives from Denver Broncos loss to Seattle Seahawks

    It's not whether you win or lose...wait, yes it is. The Denver Broncos rebuilt their defense, retooled their offense and got many players back from various injuries. Still, they were unable to beat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl XLVIII rematch last Sunday. Denver gave it all they had...
  • Lykke Li returns to Denver's Ogden Theatre on September 25

    Lykke Li returns to Denver's Ogden Theatre on September 25

    Denver fans of Lykke Li's reverb-heavy, melancholic dream-pop will get a treat this week when the Swedish pop songstress returns to the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 25—her first appearance in the Mile High in nearly three years. A two-time Swedish Grammy Award winner, Li's last headlining show...
  • Wu Tang Clan closes Denver Riot Fest with soggy set

    Wu Tang Clan closes Denver Riot Fest with soggy set

    If you’re a hip-hop head, when you see Wu Tang Clan’s name on the bill, you purchase your ticket right away. That seemed to be true of the Denver leg of Riot Fest, as demonstrated by the large crowd surrounding the Byers Country Feed Stage for one of the concluding performances of the three-day...
  • Sublime with Rome misted the crowd with blissful nostalgia at Riot Fest Denver.

    Sublime with Rome shined through the rain at Riot Fest Denver

    At Riot Fest, fans of Sublime, or should we say, the ghost of Sublime, were given quite a treat. Rome, the newest lead singer, has the reminiscent quality down, and evokes fond nostalgia of the fallen Bradley in all of us. He does, however, have his own style that makes him have an appeal that...
  • Dilated Peoples and Souls of Mischief dominate intimate Denver crowd

    Dilated Peoples and Souls of Mischief dominate intimate Denver crowd

    Being a hip-hop fan is becoming increasingly more difficult, both with what's being offered on a mainstream level, and overblown egos. But thanks to some of hip-hop's greats, loving the genre is not futile. Saturday night in Denver at The Rootdown Festival, a mixed line-up show reminded heads why...
  • Denver Riot Fest recap: Revisiting my wasted punk rock youth

    Denver Riot Fest recap: Revisiting my wasted punk rock youth

    I was 19-years-old when I went through a bitter divorce with the punk scene over a Face to Face t-shirt. I was waiting alone in line to get into a Subhumans concert -- a band I knew little about outside of their iconic logo -- when I overheard the guy behind me muttering something snide about my...
  • Photos: Wu-Tang, Violent Femmes and more at day 3 of Denver Riot Fest

    Photos: Wu-Tang, Violent Femmes and more at day 3 of Denver Riot Fest

    Denver Broncos fans are a passionate sort, so when word began circulating among the Riot Fest crowd that their comeback against the hated Seattle Seahawks had fallen a bit short, it put a bit of a damper on the fun (especially with the event taking place in the shadows of Mile High Stadium). Then...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Blue Rider

    Get to know a Denver band: The Blue Rider

    Starting out as four friends jamming together to kill time one summer evolved into Denver’s psych-soul band, The Blue Rider. In this exclusive interview, the quartet defines their sound as, “We consider ourselves Psych-Soul. That's the rompin', stompin', beat of soul and old school R&B, imbued...
  • Social Distortion, The Cure earn their iconic status at Denver Riot Fest

    Social Distortion, The Cure earn their iconic status at Denver Riot Fest

    Different as they may be in sound, Social Distortion and The Cure -- the headliners of day two of Riot Fest in Denver -- both inspire hugely passionate and loyal followings. This has a lot to do with their frontmen Mike Ness and Robert Smith, respectively, two towering figures who married their...
  • Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Descendents and more at day two of Denver Riot Fest

    Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Descendents and more at day two of Denver Riot Fest

    There was more gorgeous weather as Riot Fest rolled on to its second day in Denver, a somewhat bitter reminder to the crowd that they could be enjoying the show out in the rolling plains of Byers east of Denver instead of the parking lot of Mile High Stadium. Promoters were in a tough spot when the...
  • Die Antwoord turn up the 'freeky' and steal the show at Riot Fest Denver

    Die Antwoord turn up the 'freeky' and steal the show at Riot Fest Denver

    Most of the bands playing Riot Fest in Denver are the musical equivalent of comfort food, artists who became a steady part of your listening diet long ago. Not so with South African hip-hop weirdos Die Antwoord. The group debuted stateside in 2009 with the still-baffling single “Enter the Ninja” and...
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