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House of Vans presents snowboarding film Landline

Dinosaur Jr. and Thurston Moore play free concert in support This January, House of Vans presents the official release of the brand’s long awaited first-ever full-length snowboard film, LANDLINE. Directed by the progressive filmmaker Tanner Pendleton, LANDLINE is primarily shot on Kodak 16mm film and

Professor Stan Soocher works eight days a week

Beatles live in academia The way the production cuts it, it’s like a wave,” said Stan Soocher, describing the beginning twangs of “I Wanna Hold Your Hand” by the Beatles. This song had secured the band’s fiery reception in the United States by the end

Larimer celebrates 15th anniversary

History of One of denver’s most notorious venues On Jan. 5, Larimer Lounge celebrated its 15th anniversary with a free show. The event showcased three local bands: Bud Bronson & the Good Timers, Panther Martin, and Chocolate Diamond as the opening act. Larimer Lounge, which

Underground music labels that push boundaries

Independent music has never been easier to find than in this modern digital age. Having access to the internet means streaming music is just one click away. But with apps like Spotify and Apple Music, many of the smaller, lesser-known musicians lack the financial backing

What does 2018 have in store for Colorado?

NEWER RESTAURANTS, LOWER RENT, HIGHER MINIMUM WAGES 2017 was a eventful year for Colorado. But the momentum seems to only be gaining, rocketing into 2018 with a massive amount of upcoming projects and shake-ups that may leave the mountainous terrain of the Rockies looking significantly

The growing legacy of St. Vincent

AN ARTIST ON ALL FRONTS St. Vincent, also known as Annie Clark, is an enigma. She comes off as well-read, especially for someone who dropped out of music school halfway through her junior year. Her musical persona is rife with cultural and literary references, from

Tuition remains looming threat

POLICIES SURROUNDING TUITION UNLIKELY TO CHANGE Every school year, many students across campus will do a double take upon glancing at their tuition bills and wonder, “Why doesn’t the tuition rate stay the same?” Indeed, the tuition rate changes due to economic factors outside of

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Maria Buszek is rewriting punk history

REPRESENTING FORGOTTEN WOMEN Maria Elena Buszek certainly looks like an art historian, adorned with her clear-rimmed, cat eye glasses. Yet hidden underneath her protective veneer of academia, Buszek harbors a vivacious desire to stick it to the man—well, to be accurate, men. A self-described feminist

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Four hip hop albums to decompress to

BEST LOCAL HIP HOP ARTISTS FOR THIS FALL November is stressful. The day after Halloween rolls around, and the dreadful realization that the semester’s end looms near hits hard as students begin hastily skimming an entire semester’s worth of notes while chugging coffee. Panic attacks