It's one thing to be a political musician, to point out the inherent wrongs of our social and political constructs from afar. Admirable as it is, it takes a truly special person to take a personal stake in perceived injustice and do something that goes beyond music. A couple days ago, Yasiin Bey ( ... More >>
There's nothing wrong with cover songs. In fact, before Sam Cooke and the Beatles shifted the established paradigms, singer and songwriter were two entirely separate professions. And there's also nothing wrong with a musician recording a cover album in the twilight of their career (Johnny Cash's Ame ... More >>
We're blessed to live here, you know. If you haven't already come to this conclusion on your own from feeling the ever-present sunshine and observing the wondrous sunset paintings we're treated to each evening, all you have to do is take a look at the brimming concert calendar. Whereas the live musi ... More >>
Ed Kammerer Highland Pacific Restaurant & Oyster Bar 3934 West 32nd Avenue 303-477-6644 www.highlandpacific.net Part one of my interview with Ed Kammerer, exec chef-owner of Highland Pacific Restaurant & Oyster Bar, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: We ... More >>
Aloft in the Sundry
Does this look like a face that's amused?Behold the latest entry in the annals of political theft of music. Earlier this week, presidential hopeful Michelle Bachman got slapped with a cease and desist notice from Tom Petty, pleading with the congresswoman to, you know, please stop playing his ... More >>
Lori Midson Oak Tavern exec chef Jeremy Roosa This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Oak Tavern exec chef Jeremy Roosa. To read part one of that interview, click here. Proudest moment as a chef: I'm always growing and learning, so I would like to think my proudest moment has yet ... More >>
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Michael Colin on the current operation of Phantazmorgasm.
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