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Monday, December 1,2014


The Longest Day of the Year finally sounds like The Longest Day of the Year

By Nadia Mishkin
When local band The Longest Day of the Year got their start playing at breweries in Boulder and Fort Collins, “bluegrass-brewery bands” were kind of a thing in the area. Being from Boulder and being a brewery band, naturally, people assumed the band was another bluegrass act.
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Thursday, November 13,2014

Tidbites | Week of Nov. 13, 2014

By Nadia Mishkin
Wine, burritos and library cafes; it's this week in local food news.
Friday, October 31,2014

Pics from The Motet's Mixtape 1975 Halloween show

By Nadia Mishkin
Each Halloween the Motet unites costume-clad fans of the Front Range and transport them to a funkified era of the bands choice. Nobody knows how to start a dance party better than this Colorado-
Thursday, October 16,2014

Bonobo DJ Set

9 p.m. Thursday Oct. 16, The Fox Theatre,1135 13th St., Boulder, 303-447-0095, $23

By Nadia Mishkin
Over the last decade, Britishborn electronic musician Simon Green (Bonobo), made a name for himself by using elements of trip hop and acid jazz to slowly apply layers of samples, drum loops and melodies to build downtempo masterpieces, helping to lay the foundation of what would become chillwave.
Thursday, October 16,2014

Zombie Shoot

Saturday, Oct. 18, Longmont Firing Range and Training Center, 10916 Weld County Road 5, Longmont, 303- 774-4589, $50 single player, $75 team

By Nadia Mishkin
Make all your zombie movie and haunted house fantasies become a reality at the Zombie Shoot in Longmont, where participants will be transported to a zombie apocalypse and have to fight off the living dead themselves.
Thursday, October 16,2014

Truth be Told Story Slam

7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place, 2027 13th St., Boulder, 303- 449-0120, $12 adv., $15 day of show

By Nadia Mishkin
The theme for October’s appearance of Truth Be Told, Boulder’s bi-monthly story slam, is “Teacher, teacher!,” a theme that is sure to deliver a broad and enthralling variety of experiences.
Thursday, September 18,2014

A revolution at the pole

Boulder Theater to host the Colorado Pole Dancing Championship

By Nadia Mishkin
Reed isn’t exaggerating. Pole dancing became a fitness option about 10 years ago, and its combination of gymnastic-style strength exercises, grace and sheer spectacle made it take off in the fitness world just as fast as crazes like yoga, pilates and CrossFit.
Thursday, August 28,2014

Fun-loving criminals

West Water Outlaws to say thanks with free show and free beer at Boulder Theater

By Nadia Mishkin
I’ve always been kind of obsessed with the idea of outlaws,” says Will Buck, guitarist for West Water Outlaws, and the man who came up with the band’s name. “Back in the day the outlaws were these guys who were famous for being criminals, and people kind of loved them for it, even though they did bad things. So they could just kind of roam free.”
Thursday, May 15,2014


Canadian rappers Swollen Members turn over a new leaf on new album

By Nadia Mishkin
Life is a beautiful struggle,” begins the title-track of Swollen Members new album Brand New Day, which the hip-hop trio will be promoting at the Fox Theatre in Boulder on Thursday, May, 22. The lyric foreshadows an album embracing triumph over dark times.
Thursday, April 24,2014

Pura musica conspiracy

Gogol Bordello imports their musical shakedown

By Nadia Mishkin
Gypsy-punk pioneers Gogol Bordello are touring now with an album that’s an athem to and call to action for gypsy punks worldwide. If you’re unfamiliar with the band, the simplest way to describe them is that they thrive on total chaos. And Gogol Bordello will invade the Boulder Theater on April 29.