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Breaking new ground in Denver’s hip-hop scene

Ground Broken  discusses collaboration and local vibe Ground Broken, consisting of Producer Surreal (David Lesperance) and Lyricist Escro (Rembert Hann), both CU Denver students, is a musical movement in hip-hop that has produced a lot of influence in the Denver area. When asked about who

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

How Denver public art is being affected by gentrification Denver is covered with murals and various pieces of that provide tourists and locals alike with great photo opportunities. They’re beautiful, colorful, and it takes obvious talent to create them. And while they make great additions

Denver Hip Hop is all about the Luv

Student-based hip hop group tells their story LUV, an emerging rap group originating in Colorado, consists of Gee·Cue (Gavin Romero), Oneder Bee (Brandyn Romero), Kee LUV (Keith Michael Wood Jr.), and BIG (Angelo Salas). For LUV, the group began right on the back porch of

Denver Jazz Festival has all the right moves

Swinging Jazz at Ellie Caulkins Opera House Studio Loft While everyone else was at Grandoozy, the coolest cats around spent their weekend dancing the night away at the fifth annual Denver Vintage Jazz Festival and the 14th annual Lindy on the Rocks. The two festivals

Stevie Wonder wakes up the Dazzle crowd

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Plays Stevie The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra, also known as CJRO, performed new music from their CD recording project of Stevie Wonder favorites called “Overjoyed.” Consisting of Colorado’s premier professional jazz artists and musicians, the show at Dazzle on the night

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

The most accessible hikes in Denver

Five hikes for all experience levels Colorado is renowned for its outdoor activities, so it’s only natural that hiking is a popular pastime among nature lovers who call the state their home or choose it as their vacation destination. Despite the range of experience that

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CU Denver’s Battle of the Bands

Hard Rock Cafe hosts CAM’s best and brightest On April 19, CU Denver’s most talented musicians were put on display to win the ultimate competition: Battle of the Bands. CU Denver Live! hosted the event  at the Hard Rock Cafe inside the Denver Pavilions. The

Blood Tangent | Column

I live right off Colfax, which welcomes a slew of interesting experiences into any resident’s daily life—especially in my alleyway. From the front of my apartment, everything looks kind of quaint, Victorian, and a generally nice place to live—but from the back it could be completely