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The Healer My eyes rise to the night sky as Florence sang the words, “You need a big god / big enough to fill you up.” As I watched her under the lights, statuesque as her voice soared over our heads, I tried to imagine

Cruising the grounds at Grandoozy

Colorado’s Newest Music Festival Grandstand Media and Superfly Productions opened the gate to their newest creation, Grandoozy, on Sept. 14. The three-day festival took place just south of Downtown Denver at the Overland Golf Course. Headliners Kendrick Lamar, Florence + the Machine, and Stevie Wonder

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Today I drove through the Rockies’ game-day traffic. I was barely able to merge—twice; once on I-25 and again on Sixth Avenue. I attribute the recent influx in traffic to the legalization of pot. I’m not blaming weed directly, but the recent population growth has

Ye Olde Elk Lodge welcomes Salty to Denver

DIY house shows are alive and kicking Ye Olde Elk Lodge is an old Victorian house located in the Baker district where local DIY concerts sometimes take shape. On Aug. 26, the Lodge hosted out-of-state friends Salty, headed for the coast on their first interstate

CU Denver alumni perform at the Alamo

Dylan Streight plays the Alamo Drafthouse comfortably Dylan Streight played the Alamo Drafthouse on Colfax on Aug. 24. Streight and his bandmates played to a packed house Friday for a barfly concert across the hall from the movie theater. Apart from Streight himself, the band

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The other night, I found that the novel I had been working on had lost all the changes I’d made in the last four months. I punched my faux leather couch 11 times. I drank five shots of bourbon. I said the word “fuck” about

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  Cynthia had just shown me the bathroom, and then regaled me with the ethical details of her booking gig. From what I can tell, she books about three or four shows a month. As she goes on, I glance over at my boyfriend who

The Milk Blossoms and friends

The Milk Blossoms return from tour The Milk Blossoms, a local experimental group, played a show at Syntax Physic Opera on Aug. 20. They had just returned home from a small tour and were greeted by a mild-mannered audience for their homecoming show in south