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Thursday, December 26,2013

Yonder Mountain String Band rings in another new year

Band reflects on 100 shows a year for the last decade

By Dylan Owens
The band’s longterm relationship has made a well-oiled bluegrass machine out of the four-piece. Like any married couple could tell you, communication is key to success.
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Thursday, December 5,2013

The Infamous Stringdusters raise flood relief money for and with The Road to Boulder

The Infamous Stringdusters arrive on the 'Road to Boulder'

By Dylan Owens
The Infamous Stringdusters will donate $1 per ticket sold on their Road to Boulder tour to flood relief for Lyons and Longmont.
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Thursday, October 31,2013

Kind of blue

Otis Taylor gives Boulder the blues at the third annual Trance Blues Festival

By Dylan Owens
If you hear an entrancing rhythm coming from eTown Hall or the Boulder Outlook Hotel this weekend, don’t fight it. Instead, grab an instrument — or anything you have that can make a sound — and follow the sound. These sirens aren’t trying to wreck your ship; they just want to jam.
Thursday, October 24,2013

The walking nightmares

Check out these Boulder-area haunted houses

By Dylan Owens
Under a full moon during the lead-up to Halloween, zombies, killer clowns and a bloody bride mill around in a defunct furniture store in Longmont’s Twin Peaks mall, snacking on burritos and corn chips while they trade scare tactics and reminisce about their former victims.
Thursday, September 12,2013

Looking to illuminate: The DocuWest Film Festival

DocuWest festival aims for the ah-ha moment

By Dylan Owens
Documentary film festivals can be a hard sell. You don’t get the star power that goes with fictional films, the impossibly dramatic moments, or the singularly well-crafted denouement that wraps the whole thing up into one resonant piece. The documentary is all about stories.
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Wednesday, July 3,2013

Beating the heat: Dead Winter Carpenters at the Fox Theatre

The sweaty alt-country of the Dead Winter Carpenters comes to the Fox

By Dylan Owens
As June has given way to July, the heat index has inched up around Colorado. Boulder and Denver have seen their first handful of 90-degree days, with many more on the way. But coming from Phoenix, the Dead Winter Carpenters will kindly take Colorado’s summer sun.