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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

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

The Call of the Void

Antiques Roadshow Everyone who has a grandparent knows that their grandpa or grandma’s house has a particular smell. It could be fresh-baked cookies or really strong perfume or cologne that you can physically taste. For me, this smell is stale cigarettes and old Colombian coffee.

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

Stay alert when on the streets

Being safe is more than looking both ways Since people were kids, they were always told to look both ways before crossing the street. While this still remains an important rule, there’s more that people can do to be a safe pedestrian.  With the invasiveness


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

Colin Kaepernick signs new deal with Nike

The deal has created plenty of controversy Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, signed a multi-year deal with Nike, making him the face of their 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. Despite being out of the NFL since 2016, Kaepernick has been at the

The Call of the Void

I think it’s funny how in some ice breakers teachers ask you to tell your partner why you’re taking this class or what you’re looking forward to because the default answer majority of the time is: This class is required for me to graduate. As I