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Denver doesn’t sleep on Sleeping Beauty

Colorado Ballet awakens theatergoers with production From the evening of Oct. 5 to the 14, the celebrated Denver Center for the Performing Arts put on a daily and inspired performance of Marius Petipa and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, Sleeping Beauty. A night of enchantment

Prince | Piano & a Microphone 1983 | Album Review

NPG, Warner Bros. Rating: 5 out of 5 stars The first posthumous record release hailing from the wildly influential Prince, Piano & A Microphone 1983, reveals the tender side of the pop icon’s songwriting and performance abilities.  Perhaps the most impressive aspect of the album

BROCKHAMPTON | iridescence | Album Review

RCA / Sony Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Only months after the removal of founding member Ameer Vann, America’s favorite boy band BROCKHAMPTON returns to the studio for their fifth release, iridescence, their first after signing with industry titans RCA Records. Despite the immense

Denver Startup Week engages modern business strategies

A versatile event for Denverites and students From Sept. 24–­28, Denver produced its sixth annual Startup Week, providing the business know-how and entrepreneurial spirit in the hopes of adding on to Denver’s budding economy.  Hosted by Chase for Business, the late September event supplied the

Prince | Mary Don’t You Weep | Single Review

Warner Bros. The posthumous single from the late and great Prince, “Mary Don’t You Weep,” reveals a side of the iconic multi-instrumentalist and producer. The track comes from a vaulted Prince album entitled Piano and Microphone 1983 and features just those two things. It’s bluesy

Interpol | Marauder | Album Review

Matador Records Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Sixteen years and five albums following the release of their boundary-pushing debut record, Turn on the Bright Lights, indie rock veterans Interpol release the long-awaited Marauder. Despite the anticipation of the record, however, the album soon slumps

The Legend of El Chapultepec

Local jazz bar boasts major clout The first notion that strikes the mind of a patron of the established El Chapultepec is how unassuming the place seems at first glance. Hardly a stone’s throw away from Coors Field, at the corner of 20th and Market

White Denim | Performance | Album Review

City Slang Records Rating: 5 out of 5 stars After 2016’s release of Stiff, the band’s sleepy follow up to the acclaimed Corsicana Lemonade, White Denim delivers the unexpected Performance. The album is another half hour of hard-hitting riffs that play into the band’s unique