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Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Mission Ballroom hosts King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Psych-rock group plays new Denver venue Australia’s most prolific multi-genre seven-piece, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, was recently christened as one of the Mission Ballroom’s first headlining acts. Before the group’s absolutely monstrous performance, however, the venue itself has since undergone a few hiccups. 

Hickenlooper announces run for Senate

The Denver politician’s next steps Just days after Denver’s own John Hickenlooper withdrew from the presidential race, the businessman-turned-politician, announced his campaign for Senate with the hope of replacing current Sen. Cory Gardner. There are now 13 Democrats running for Gardner’s seat, including Hickenlooper.  After

ICE raids in Denver still a possibility

What’s happening and how to get involved Two months after President Trump declared Denver as one of 10 cities that will be targeted by ICE raids, the nation still seems to be holding its breath. The Trump administration has continually pushed back the raids, originally


Fireworks This week, I took to Google to find some false sense of inspiration for my column under the search “writing topics.” One of the topics I found was “Fireworks;”  the purpose of it was just to describe the cacophony of sounds that comes from

Another brick in the wall

You should run (for office) I recently attended a forum hosted by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, which I covered in this week’s issue, on how women can get more involved in politics, including running for office. The  panelists discussed barriers to access when it

The Neighbourhood | Middle of Somewhere | Single Review

Columbia Records Rating: Thumbs up The Neighbourhood’s latest release, “Middle of Somewhere,” surprisingly rings true to their familiar beachy sound, raising expectations for later releases. The song delves in immediately slow and steady, soft guitar humming under melancholy lyrics that sing, “I was on the

Taylor Swift | Lover | Album Review

Republic Records Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars A sign of a great artist is someone who keeps pushing boundaries instead of treading familiar territory after seven albums. Taylor Swift’s experiments with different music genres are notably less clunky in Lover than her previous release Reputation,

Hoodie Allen | Whatever USA | Album Review

Self-Released Rating: 5 out 5 stars Hoodie Allen is making waves yet again in the independent rapper territory with the release of his fourth studio album, Whatever USA. The record takes fans back to some of Allen’s first releases with nostalgic feeling, yet still contemporary