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New Artist Reviews: Joel Ansett

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.16.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Ansett released his debut EP The Living Room in 2012, soon after his declaration of devotion to a career in music. Though a seemingly odd pairing, he recorded an acoustic cover of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" which prompted CBS to write about him in 2013.

Denver Film Festival. Take One

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.10.2015 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

We are six days in to the Denver Film Festival 38 with six more to go. These are the days between stimulated and blurry-eyed, where pacing one's self is key.

Through the Power of Their Creativity, Our Veterans Continue to Serve

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The artist within that Curtis discovered as a result of working through his own PTSD experiences made him passionate about helping fellow Veterans recover from the ravages of combat.

Review of Multimedia Rock Opera, The Portal

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Full of mythology, symbolism, growth, flawless 3D mapping, ethereal dancers, emotive actors, and mesmerizing musicianship, The Portal was an entry point that will soon flourish, evolve, and transcend.

Who's Got the Power? We've Got the Power!

Natalie Pace | Posted 10.15.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

The power to clean up our world lies more in our hands than most of us admit. (That's not to say that legislation isn't necessary, too.) Every day in every corner of the world, there are leaders and everyday folks living more sustainable lives, and leading by example.

From Farm to Fork, Literally

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

How in the world can a husband and wife team, with four kids, run a farm and a restaurant for over a decade, I wondered, when any one of those factors could be the straw that broke the business?

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is one main color, aspen gold.

Yes, I Was a Guest at the Grand Hyatt

Blessing Offor | Posted 09.20.2015 | Denver
Blessing Offor

Maybe he thought that successful musicians don't play guitar on benches. Maybe in his mind guests at the Grand Hyatt aren't usually in jeans and a T-shirt. Or maybe, in his mind, guests at the grand Hyatt aren't usually black.

Step Into The Portal: A New Rock Opera in Denver

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Musicals and rock operas have seen a myriad of genres for every type of music fan, however there is a new style of theater emerging for the counter-culture that will truly redefine theater.

From Denver to the World Stage: One High School Student Tells How

Carol J. Carter | Posted 10.09.2015 | Education
Carol J. Carter

You wouldn't know it at a glance, but Freya Quist has seen the world and is hungry for more. At 17, Quist has made a life out of globetrotting. Born in Hong Kong to parents overcome by wanderlust, Quist is entering her senior year at the Denver Center for International Studies.

From Problem Child to Model College Student: One First-Gen's Success Story

Carol J. Carter | Posted 10.09.2015 | College
Carol J. Carter

George is an example of someone who re-cast his life's vision, amounted to his purpose and developed the habits and skills to make his dreams reality.

Colorado Shooter's Urge to Kill Could Set Him Free

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.07.2015 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

A jury will soon decide whether James Holmes is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. Last week, one of his victims, Ashley Moser, took the stand in her wheelchair.

All Citizens Need a Fair Shot -- No Matter Their Zip Code

Julián Castro | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Julián Castro

If we are to make equal opportunity real for every American, we must ensure that all citizens -- no matter their income or zip code -- have a fair shot to pursue their dreams.

Join the Funk Revival With Analog Son

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

As the world's shift to the digital era becomes more apparent, those who fight for the tangible authenticity of the analog era stand out in a world of computers and technology.

That One Time I Did Edibles in Public

Brie Berman | Posted 06.03.2015 | Comedy
Brie Berman

To be fair, I'd actually done it a few times in weeks prior and found it to be gentle and relaxing. But apparently, that was just the placebo effect because two hours into dinner, it kicked in. My temperature started rising and everyone in the room was suddenly out for my blood. I felt like a Stark at the Red Wedding.

This Restaurant's Sign Is On Point

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.01.2015 | Weird News

A Denver location of Cheba Hut, a chain of marijuana-themed sandwich shops, threw down the gauntlet recently with a sign poking fun at a neighboring h...

#McConnelling Comes to the Mile High City

Peg Perl | Posted 06.23.2015 | Denver
Peg Perl

#McConnelling shows the fiction the Supreme Court chooses to believe: that political groups spending money to support candidates are acting independently and do not have any corrupting influence on politicians they help elect.

The 10 'Hottest' Trips To Take In Summer 2015 | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel

The parks are blooming, the sun is out and everybody's smiling: Summer is coming (okay, sort of). For many an American, that means vacation is just around the corner, and it's high time to go searching for flights across the country.

Remembering Architect Michael Graves

Peter Matthews | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Peter Matthews

How best to remember the late, Postmodern architect Michael Graves? Probably, for the novel way he showed us how to see the world. Graves shared that way of seeing in both his humanistic reasoning and his legendary drawings.

Denver Coffee Shop Hires Homeless Youth, Gives Them Second Chance 'No One Else Would'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

Most bosses avoid meddling in their employees' personal lives, but Madison Chandler and Mark Smesrud are different. They co-founded Purple Door Cof...

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list...

Colorado Communities Are Making It a Crime to Be Homeless

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 01.27.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

Communities in Colorado and around the nation have passed a wave of new laws and ramped up enforcement of old ones targeting people who are homeless, from bans on sleeping in cars or taking shelter in bus stations to laws that prohibit sitting or lying down in public areas to restrictions on when and where someone can peacefully ask for charity.

Worst Advice Money Can Buy

Ken Toltz | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Ken Toltz

It's shocking and sad that these smart, accomplished people work so hard to raise the money running for office requires, then lose their bearings and the courage to stand up for their beliefs or proudly tout their record and principles.

It's October, and Newspaper Leaves Are Changing From Blue to Red

Bob Seay | Posted 12.22.2014 | Denver
Bob Seay

The Denver Post, in their opinion columns and in the inevitable spin of their news reporting, has supported reproductive choice, a living wage, and ma...

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel

Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices.