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Today in Backbeat Online:

The Fray is previewing new songs live at Snow Daze in Vail. • Talking golf and rock in a Q&A with Dead Confederate's Hardy Morris. • Apollo Sunshine's Sam Cohen gets the Backbeat Q&A treatment, too. • Checking out A Shoreline Dream's video short. • Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy album leaks. Axl Rose can't be stoked. • Speaking of Chinese Democracy, Chuck Klosterman votes "yes."

Today in Cafe Society:Merle's may occupy a former garage, but it's no greasy spoon. • Beatrice & Woodsley is a real trip. • Paris Wine Bar offers an all-day happy hour "Recession Menu." • The most famous line cook at HoJo's: Jacques Pepin.

Today in The Latest Word:Longmont Times-Call employees are invited to serve as valets at the owners' Christmas party. • Welcome to the Mile High City, Saggy-Boob Electric Penis. • Could Wayne Allard actually be a good CSU chancellor?TV host Aaron Harber on why he should be Colorado's next Secretary of State. • A Q&A with Matt Wolf, director of Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell. • Joe Principe's standoff with the cops ends badly. As all too many standoffs do. -- Michael Roberts

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