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Monthly Archives: September 2018

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

Should schools monitor students’ social media? 

It is a breach of Privacy Opinion by Samantha Register With the increase of reported shootings in American schools, administrators are seeking out new and innovative ways of preventing gun violence. Because many high school students today are active on social media, school districts have

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.

Brand loyalty does not equal personality

People are not who they wear Walking across campus, it’s nearly impossible to go a block without seeing a walking billboard. Someone wearing their new Adidas and an Under Armor shirt or maybe someone with a skated-in pair of Vans accompanying a Fjallraven backpack. Brands

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 Plot Thickens

Odd Man Out Over the weekend, a friend and I went to see The House with a Clock in its Walls.  It was a way better film than I expected it to be, if I’m honest. It’s been a hot minute since I’ve seen a


Dissonance For the last two days, I’ve woken up to the sounds of hammers, nail guns, and steel-toed boots in my ceiling. The roofers come early and go hard on the roof of my apartment building. I live on the top floor and can’t help

Oklahoma! gets reinvention and standing ovation

Fresh insights on race relations The 75th anniversary of the musical Oklahoma!, currently in performance at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, is worth the watch. Starting with a wonderful rendition of “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’” there is a sense of passion from

Sam Smith | Promises | Music Video Review

Sam Smith’s and Calvin Harris’ new video, “Promises,” is worth the watch. It focuses on New York ballrooms and all the extravagant people surrounding them. The video features dancers who tell stories of how this atmosphere allows them to be exactly who they want. The