#45: Alicia Bailey Alicia Bailey is an exacting artist who works in -- but isn't limited to -- the book arts, which are the original focus of her Abecedarian Gallery in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. Creator and curator, Bailey displays a rare attention to detail, difficult processes and the in ... More >>
As the latest solo project to come out of the Americana collective Paper Bird, Esme Patterson's All Princes, I is probably the most radical departure from her band's bluegrass/Dixieland sound. Pulling from influences as varied as Van Morrison, CBGB-era punk and Motown, the record is an authentic and ... More >>
When Andrew Linares moved to Denver six years ago, he didn't tell anyone about his passion for music and art. Which is why he was so nervous about baring his soul at his first-ever art exhibition. Anima Instincts, a display of Linares's photography under the pseudonym A.S. Leena Res, is now showing ... More >>
See Also: Maudlin Magpie at Unit E, Saturday, July 14 Maudlin Magpie started out as the solo project of Jason Horodyski, but after two shows, Horodyski realized he preferred to make music with other people. The band went through different line-ups before settling with its current incarnation. What ... More >>
Tarot is one of the oldest forms of "duckering," or fortune-telling. There's a formulaic method to throwing tarot -- numerous spreads, interpretations, symbols -- but the premise remains the same. And should you enter into the mystical realm of tarot cards, you are bound to find out a thing or three ... More >>
Big pics below.The Ellie Caulkins Opera House was south of capacity for the Starz Denver Film Festival's closing night feature on Saturday, and that made some degree of sense. After all, the flick being showcased was The Artist, which is both black-and-white and silent. Yet the film, by Frenc ... More >>
Since 2004, Wolves in the Throne Room (due tonight, September 30, at Rhinoceropolis) has established itself as one of the most sonically innovative black metal bands going. Rather than imitate the Viking spirit and aesthetic of its Scandinavian brethren Wolves have written music rooted in the band's ... More >>
"I believe I've transcended," Van Morrison repeatedly incanted toward the end of the title track from his 1968 album, Astral Weeks, during the second night of a brief November stint at the Hollywood Bowl. Indeed, frequently over the course of those two nights, the famously mercurial, 63-year-old Iri ... More >>
Jungian analyst Linda Leonard discusses reindeer and the winter solstice.
Electric Skychurch, appearing July 24 at the Church, is one of the seminal live electronic outfits to rise from American soil in the â€˜90s. Inspiring vocals, funky bass lines, and smooth, flowing, trance-like textures are staples of the sound created by Skychurch founder James Lumb and his rotating ... More >>
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