Nearly a decade into his career, Armenian-born Tigran Mkhitaryan, aka Mimosa, is settling into his own style, a style that pulls elements from multiple genres, from grimy bass lines to smoothed out hip-hop beats. With his latest album, Future Trill, Mimosa is building a brand that defies categorizat ... More >>
Although jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan, who's just going by his first name these days, is only in his mid twenties, he already has more than two decades of playing under his belt. Having started on piano at the age of three, he was already playing festivals by the time he was thirteen. With a technic ... More >>
It hit home for members of the theater community Sunday, when they opened the Denver Post and found a gaping void in the arts pages: There was no column by longtime critic and commentator John Moore. No review. Everyone had known John was taking the Post's buyout. His Facebook fans read his ... More >>
Mark Udall.In April, Senator Mark Udall marked the anniversary of the 1915 Armenian genocide with a strongly worded statement. But these words didn't satisfy Rocky Mountain Hye Advocates, an organization trying to get all members of the Colorado congressional delegation to support a national ... More >>
Mark Udall isn't into using synonyms.In politics, a single word can get in the way -- especially when that word is "genocide." During his presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama left little doubt where he stood when it came to the events of April 24, 1915, when Turks exterminated somew ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part two of my interview with Jeff Osaka, exec chef of twelve. You can read part one of my interview with Osaka here. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: I don't have any rules per se. The only thing I ask from my kitchen staff is to pay attention and be respectful. There's ... More >>
An image from the Ed Bowes film "Entanglement." The last major Hollywood movie filmed in Colorado was Eddie Murphy's Imagine That, which prompted yawns from most critics and scored so poorly at the box office that it may well have led to the firing of two top executives at Paramount, the studio tha ... More >>
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