David Mead

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    March 13, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Eve Orenstein

    #99: Eve Orenstein New Jersey-born mezzo soprano Eve Orenstein was born into alternative culture: Her mother is a composer and her father an artist and designer who's known for creating the first inflatable furniture back in the '60s. But her own cultural love in life turned out to be opera, a clas ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Sara Century reveals friends and idols with her musician's portrait series, opening Saturday

    Sara Century is everywhere: running her monthly freeform open mic, Baby Hair, with co-conspirator Erica Adams; playing solo and with various bands all over the city; and hawking tape rentals behind the counter at Video One. This Saturday, April 13, Century wears yet another hat, an artist's, as Hook ... More >>

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    February 18, 2013

    Neurosis at Summit Music Hall, 2/16/13

    NEUROSIS at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 2/16/13 Experiencing the rare and punishing set from Neurosis at the Summit Music Hall evoked the sensation of being in front of a oncoming freight train. But then the music itself was so powerful and felt like so many things, that it was almost overwhelming. The imp ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, December 10-13

    Now that heating bills across the state are going up, it's tempting to stay inside and stay warm while staring at your empty wallet. But that's boring! There's tons to do in Denver that's completely free, so you won't have to feel Scrooge-like with your thermostat. This week, for example, you can se ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Goldrush Music Festival at Deerpile, 9/21-9/22

    GOLDRUSH 2 @ DEER PILE | 9/21/12-9/22/2012 By Leya Lynette and Tom Murphy The hype around Goldrush 2 had not been identical to that of Goldrush 1. the original crew that did the booking had changed, and the festival this year focused on more under the radar acts from around the country in comparis ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012
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    February 21, 2012

    3 Kings Tavern's Phoenix Gallery rocks out with its art out

    Twin brothers Charly and Vincent Fasano believe that art belongs on Broadway. "Showing your work at a Santa Fe gallery is like having Mom and Dad home during a party," says Vincent. "I like my art to be surrounded by punk-rock music; I'd take that over a gallery any day. At a DIY space, we can do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2012

    Review: The Skeleton Show at Bar Bar, 1/7/12

    Tom MurphySara Century with Tana Thornock on tamborine​THE SKELETON SHOW at Carioca CafĂ© ("Bar Bar") | 1/ 7/12Halfway through her set, after hitting who knows what chords and wailing about being hatched from a witch's egg and flying high, Sara Century held up the guitar she was playing and a ... More >>

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    October 9, 2011

    Review: Melt Banana at Larimer Lounge, 10/8/11

    MELT BANANA at the LARIMER LOUNGE | 10/8/11Nothing can fully prepare you for the sounds coming off stage at a Melt Banana show unless you've seen the band before. Between the breakneck rhythms, Yasuko Onuki's demented and rapid-fire vocal delivery and Ichirou Agata's ability to meld noise with exper ... More >>