So this one summer before New Kids on the Block made all the girls (who are all middle aged moms now -- meditate on that for a minute) swoon like no other, the dudes did an in-store at the mall in Cheyenne. I was there. My best friend was a DJ at the station presenting the meet and greet, and so we ... More >>
With blue skies predicted for the next few days, there ain't no way First Friday won't be sprouting artwalkers like dandelions. Spring is here, the art is good and the art districts are alive with the breath of things to come. Here are a few of our First Friday picks.
"Hal Gould, Mt. Goliath, Colorado", by Loretta Young-GautierHal Gould has done a lot in his 91 years. And when we say "a lot," we mean, like, a ridiculous amount. For starters, he's an accomplished fine-art photographer in his own right; he was one of the first wave of photographers to see th ... More >>
We're not entirely sure what happened to Denver's usual March storm, but since it seems to have forgotten us this year, we're going to celebrate the only way we know how: on the cheap. Since we spent most of our money stockpiling canned goods for the annual snow-in, we're out of cash, but tha ... More >>
If you're a fan at all of Madonna, you know about her 1985 Playboy spread and the classic down and out story that led to it: In 1979, a then-broke and unknown Madonna posed nude for a photography class for a fee of $30. Years later, when her first single "Everybody" topped the charts in 1982, ... More >>
For a project that initially began as a home recording project, Fell, led by Josh Wambeke, has sure turned a lot of heads, from Camera Obscura label head Tony Daley, who stepped up to release the act's music virtually sight unseen, to the producers of the indie film The Purest Blue, who utilize t ... More >>
Fell's discography is a bit complicated: Although the group's latest album, Incoherent Lullabies, was just released by the band's Australian label, Camera Obscura, it was actually recorded before the album the act released a few months ago, a platter titled A Farewell to Echoes. As it turns out, ... More >>
Last time we checked, there's still a good four months left until the end of the year. Regardless, that hasn't stopped Bob Boilen and company from NPR's All Songs Considered from weighing in on the best music of 2009 (so far). Actually, check that -- the results, which were posted on the show's b ... More >>