Music

There’s something about Béla

The concept is simple: Put a droll, middle-aged guy with a banjo on his knee in command of the legendary stage where...

Scenes from a life

In the earliest days of my residence in the People’s Republic, I lived next door to a guy who designed and crafted...

We’re just getting started

Modern politics and media are so intertwined it’s hard to view one without the other. But hasn’t it always been this way?...

No competition in art

Some of the greatest pop music to emerge from the Western World has been a result of great friendships: Lennon and McCartney,...

MahlerFest XXXII offers two orchestral concerts in expanded schedule

Colorado MahlerFest is growing.  This year, the 32nd edition of the festival will feature more repertoire than ever, including...

Beyond the swinghouse

After a failed attempt, or three, we finally caught up to Lao Tizer on a Friday afternoon after he had wrapped up...

‘Underrated masterpiece’

Antonín Dvořák has written some of the most, and least, familiar works in the classical music repertoire. On the...

For every season there’s an Isakov

There are two seasons for Gregory Alan Isakov — touring and farming. That’s why you only find the singer/songwriter...

Passport to the world

Alfredo Muro’s mother, like most mothers, wanted her son to pick a more stable career than music. But Muro, like most headstrong...

Tayla Parx competes with only herself

Taylor Parks, who goes by the stage name Tayla Parx, has one message: “Come as you are because, whatever that is, is...

Tireless messengers of ancient mantra

Twelve years ago, when we last caught up to Deva Premal and Miten, they had just finished a chant workshop in upstate...

‘The Dream of America’ comes to the Macky stage

The Boulder Philharmonic will devote its next concert, Saturday, April 27, to two works that reflect on the history of the United...
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