Entertainment

The Emmitt-Nershi Band finds the zone

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Billy Nershi was on the road when we caught up with him last week, winding his way through the fall colors of eastern Pennsylvania. Fall's nice back East, but Nershi was hoping to catch a little autumn blaze in the high country back home...

Rahzel’s vocal percussion must be seen to be believed

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Rahzel's next move makes a lot of sense...

A Fairview science teacher’s guide for the anti-creationist

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When Fairview High's Paul Strode was a new science teacher in the early 1990s, he wasn't ready for the challenge that a student brought to him when he taught evolution...

‘Zombie’ hilarity

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It takes a certain sense of humor to enjoy a horror comedy film like Zombieland, but if you can laugh at graphic violence and can see the humor in parody, then this is a great movie for you to catch. Full of brilliantly funny lines, Zombieland offers a zombie film ...

‘Love Happens’ an unoriginal romantic comedy

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An unoriginal romantic comedy...

‘Bright Star’ pretty, but lacking substance

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Certain images in Jane Campion's Bright Star are beautiful, as opposed to merely attractive, and only a major talent could've produced them. My favorite is a sundrenched shot of Abbie Cornish's Fanny Brawne, her head and heart newly opened to the intoxication of love...

Paper Bird spreads its wings

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For any band, breaking out of the hometown turf and onto the national scene is a laborious task. For bands on the Front Range where touring means plowing through hundreds of small-scale, mid-America spots to get to either coast it can be even more difficult to garner...

After a two-year sabbatical, Thursday returns to the studio

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Thursday's opportunity to headline the Taste Of Chaos tour last spring certainly had its benefits, considering it is perhaps the biggest annual package tour of the season and it coincided with a return to action for the band after a two-year break...

Portugal. The Man hits a stride with their latest, poppy album

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You see a lot of unexpected buzz-band hyperbole in this business. Most of it is little more than well-meaning, thesaurus-clutching publicists trying to earn their keep, but when you read the Wall Street Journal hyping up a band as bearers of the best set at this year...

Sherman Alexie, the performer

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Sherman Alexie isn't like most fiction writers...

In 10th year of Studio Tour, 66 artists open studios to...

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Art lovers frequent museums or galleries or art shows in order to view the works of the artists they love. Rarely do they get to meet the creator of a certain piece, let alone see them work...

The Upstart Crow’s 30th season starts with a bang — literally

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Over the past few weeks, America's football season once again kicked off. As is the annual custom, fans of college football engaged fans of professional football in the ageless, spirited debate about which version of the sport deserves higher praise. College football...