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  • 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...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Casey James Prestwood & The Burning Angels

    Get to know a Denver band: Casey James Prestwood & The Burning Angels

    If you aren’t wearing seersucker and sipping a mint julep when listening to Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels’ tunes, you’re missing out on the whole experience. One can easily picture this classic country-inspired septet performing on the grassy lawn of an old plantation-style home...
  • Denver Nuggets injured stars working back to playing shape

    Denver Nuggets injured stars working back to playing shape

    In professional sports, injuries are simply a reality. For the Denver Nuggets, though, 2013-14 was a year in which the injury bug big particularly hard. Currently, four important players are on the road to recovery in Danilo Gallinari, Nate Robinson, JaVale McGee and J.J. Hickson, as the Nuggets...
  • Colorado Rockies continue losing following All-Star break

    Colorado Rockies continue losing following All-Star break

    Nothing, it seems, can help this team. The Colorado Rockies have fallen to earth like a massive boulder that has come dislodged from the side of a 14er. Heading into last week's All-Star break, Colorado won three of five games, including taking the series over divisional foe the San Diego Padres...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Covenhoven

    Get to know a Denver band: Covenhoven

    At 33 years old, Joel Van Horne needed a new musical project. Finding inspiration in the memory of Covenhoven, a cabin built in the Medicine Bow National Forest of Wyoming by his grandfather, Van Horne’s project has already yielded an incredible debut album in its inaugural year. Creating rich...
  • Guide to Denver's Fillmore Auditorium

    Guide to Denver's Fillmore Auditorium

    The Fillmore Auditorium is a legendary venue in which to see music, and it's usually packed with music fans for good reason. Its intimacy allows a band to connect with its audience, but the venue is large enough that patrons don't feel claustrophobic. A place in which bands tend to sell out just...
  • Five most interesting Denver sports stories of 2014

    Five most interesting Denver sports stories of 2014

    We're a little past the halfway point of 2014, which means two things; there aren't a lot of sports going on currently, though, we've already experienced so much. From the end of the Denver Broncos' season to the NHL playoffs, the NBA Draft and up to the MLB All-Star Game of last week, there have...
  • Best margaritas in Denver

    Best margaritas in Denver

    There’s something about the bite of a good margarita that perfectly quenches that arid, dry thirst that grows in your throat in the hot, afternoon sun of a Colorado summer. It’s no surprise, therefore, that this happy hour favorite shows up on menus across the Denver metro area, but if you’re...
  • Film on stage: Four upcoming plays that inspired big screen hits

    Film on stage: Four upcoming plays that inspired big screen hits

    As the temperatures rise this August, you may be looking for a few great ways to cool off and beat that summer heat. One of the best ways to cool off is to check out a show at your local theater. Luckily, there are lots of great plays and musicals being offered all over the Denver area, including...
  • The Amazing Acro-Cats cat circus is coming to town

    The Amazing Acro-Cats cat circus is coming to town

    If you’ve spent any time on the Internet at all then you know one thing to be true – cats are always popular. It seems that every major Internet meme or viral video these days involves a cat looking funny, playing something, doing something cute or anything else zany that a feline may do. What you...
  • NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' live show coming to the Paramount Theatre

    NBC's 'Last Comic Standing' live show coming to the Paramount Theatre

    The freshly revised season eight of "Last Comic Standing" is off and running on NBC, with lots of incredibly funny comics as well as hosts Roseanne, Russell Peters and Keenen Ivory Wayans. If you are tuning in every week, then you are already familiar with the great lineup of comics all battling it...
  • Colorado Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni to be honored by team

    Colorado Rapids coach Pablo Mastroeni to be honored by team

    Pablo Mastroeni is the head coach of the Colorado Rapids, but he's much more than that. Long before taking on his current role, Maestroeni was the most accomplished player in the history of the franchise. The midfielder joined the team in 2002 and was a Major League Soccer All-Star seven straight...
  • Freestyle Session Denver 2014 marks a weekend of fun

    Freestyle Session Denver 2014 marks a weekend of fun

    Though Colorado has a passionate, wildly talented breaking representation, 2014 marks the first year Pro Breaking Tour will make a stop in the state. The tour, which is property of Urban Dance & Educational Foundation (UDEF), is presented by Freestyle Session and Silverback Bboy Events and...
  • Pulp Free Productions present a student-created adaptation of 'Peter Pan'

    Pulp Free Productions present a student-created adaptation of 'Peter Pan'

    It’s always wonderful when a new production company pops up in the Denver area. Each new company brings with them a lot of new talent, new energy and inspired new productions. One of the newest companies in the area is Pulp Free Productions, a student-run theater company that is dedicated to...
  • The Denver Center's 'Bobby G Awards' expands statewide

    The Denver Center's 'Bobby G Awards' expands statewide

    High School theater is where many professionals working in the industry today got their start. A strong arts education at the high school level can provide a great deal of important foundational education, and set the groundwork for a variety of careers in the performing arts. The Bobby G Awards...
  • Denver music weekend picks July 18-19: The ‘Big Gig’ and a few smaller ones

    Denver music weekend picks July 18-19: The ‘Big Gig’ and a few smaller ones

    As always, there are more great live shows in Denver this weekend than a person would have time to see, from great national touring acts to some of the Mile High’s best local talent. If you’re up for some live music this weekend but don’t know how to choose, here are just a few suggestions to help...
  • Wilhelmina's W Studio provides urban chic venue to artists and other patrons

    Wilhelmina's W Studio provides urban chic venue to artists and other patrons

    Since 2010, Wilhelmina Denver (an affiliate of Wilhelmina International) has been discovering local talent in the Denver area. With a roster of steadily working models, actors and artists, this agency represents the best talent in the city. Wilhelmina Denver also offers its W Studio for rental for...
  • Healing through discussion: The Inner Reach Out and Peace Out in Denver

    Healing through discussion: The Inner Reach Out and Peace Out in Denver

    When a community is ailing, sometimes the most healing response comes via honest conversation. Violence continually touches people's lives, leaving grieving families and misguided souls in its wake. Rather than ignoring their neighbors, some have decided to step up and support those that need it...
  • Eleven years on, the Acoustic Circus still brings musicians together

    Eleven years on, the Acoustic Circus still brings musicians together

    When Mark Sundermeier first began booking acts for his new Acoustic Circus event back in 2003 at the Soiled Dove (back when it was still in downtown Denver), he had no idea what was about to transpire. The idea was to bring together local musicians from a wide range of genres—jazz, rock, metal...
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