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Monthly Archives: February 2016

FREE VERSE: Bubblegum Pop for the Soul

A few weeks ago, as I hopped into a friend’s car, my eyes slid slowly to meet his face at the sound of the bubblegum pop music trickling from his car stereo. Understanding the look, he quickly defended himself saying, “What? It got really good

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Staff Picks 2/24: Dance it Out

“Lets Twist Again” – Chubby Checker My grandpa used to play this song a lot when he was still alive and we used to dance around the kitchen and I just so badly to be alive when it came out and be apart of the dance

FREE VERSE: Twerkloose Bullshit

The other day, while bumbling through the morning news as I usually do, I came across a Guardian article with the headline: “How a Mississippi Bounce Concert Was Shut Down Over Anticipated Twerking.” Intrigued, I read on. Settle in readers because, oh my word, is

‘Detention Nation’ an Arresting Exhibit

GALLERY CONFRONTS IMMIGRATION POLICIES Total immersion is the goal of Museo de las Americas’ Detention Nation exhibition. Hosting art made from razor wire and metal fencing, this gallery demands complete attention from its patrons. Created by a group of artists who call themselves Sin Huellas

Screen and Stage in Need of Color

THE NEED FOR BETTER REPRESENTATION (Adapted for print from our previous coverage of diversity in Denver theatre and Hollywood. Part 1 available here and part two available here.) Films and television offer narratives of the lived world. A person’s favorite movie is considered basic information, a question