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Reader: RiZoZazz, winner of Bringing Back the Arts, is a class act

We now take a break from all the Zak Bagans is/isn't a douche discussion to salute a real arts happening in this city: The Bringing Back the Arts concert Sunday night at the Bluebird Theatre, a project spearheaded by First Lady Mary Louise Lee that featured eight groups from Denver high schools.

And the winner?


People of all ages love QUALITY. Yay Rio Zazaz for all your hard work and for keeping jazz hip in Denver.

To see a slide show of all the contestants Sunday, click here.

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