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Ariana Grande | thank u, next | Single Review

Universal Thumbs Up Ariana Grande’s first number one single in the United States, “thank u, next,” grabs listeners and leads them into a celebration of love, loss, and growth. Grande’s new, smoother sound pairs effortlessly with her powerful message of reflection on past relationships. This

Imagine Dragons | Origins | Album Review

Interscope Rating: 4 out of 5 stars The fourth studio record from Imagine Dragons, released on Nov. 9, snakes listeners through the group’s various eras and genres from their past three releases. Origins takes fans on an expedition back to the group’s beginnings, living up

Tim Burton is too scary

Claymation is more frightening than fun While there are a lot of ways to get spooky, like going to haunted houses, corn mazes, or performing a good old-fashioned seance in a graveyard, the best Halloween tradition involves cuddling up to watch a scary movie. And

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