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Top 10 albums of the decade

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A serviceable definition I recently came across for the word “best” was “of the most excellent, effective, or desirable type or quality.” As a journalist, the job regularly includes the hopefully tasteful, relevant use of superlatives, but incorporating the word “...

Local jamgrass vets Leftover Salmon celebrate 20 years together

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"Vince was like, ‘Let’s just call it Leftover Salmon,’ and I said, ‘Okay, sure. Why not?’ That’s how it all got started,” Drew Emmitt reminisces about the Salmon’s first show at the Eldo Brewery and Taproom in Crested Butte back in 1989. “Since we were calling it ‘...

Top five mixtapes of 2009

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Industry rule number 4,080, as set forth by A Tribe Called Quest on The Low End Theory, is still true. Record company people are still shady. Luckily, record company people hold dwindling influence over what hip-hop music you get to hear...

Top 10 films of the decade

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The first decade of this millennium has been an uncertain one. Terrorist attacks, wars, and financial meltdowns have made us feel vulnerable...

Top 10 TV shows of the decade

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The 2000s signaled a new day in television. Gone were the mushy family sitcoms of yesteryear, as new, sarcastic comedy took their place. The hour-long, tear-jerking dramas were replaced by gritty, hard-edged realism while sentimental characters were consumed by a ...

‘Sherlock Holmes’ looks good, but no reinvention

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I've been a fan of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary detail-oriented detective, Sherlock Holmes, for as long as I can remember. The Holmes canon is extraordinarily rich and directors as talented as Billy Wilder and Barry Levinson have tackled it with varying levels ...

‘Nine’ is sexy, engaging and stylish

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Films are dreams, whether the director is aiming for hyper-realism or whether we’re allowed to fly through the odd, the dreamy, and the troubling of their imagination. Director Rob Marshall’s Nine is a sexy, engaging, stylish and enlightening journey through the ...

One couple’s exploration of the best brewpubs in Colorado

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When Kathy and Lee Hayward took their final bows and said goodbye to the teaching profession almost two years ago, instead of staying at home and driving each other nuts, they decided to embark on a one-year road trip in their RV, visiting different towns throughout ...

DJ Vajra moves away from battling to producing

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"Where I grew up, it was a lot more culturally diverse than Denver, so there was a lot of racial tension,” says Chris Karns about growing up in Ft. Wayne, Ind. “So there were a lot of white kids in my neighborhood that would pick on me for listening to rap music...

Cracker works to not be easily definable

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Guitarist Johnny Hickman says he wouldn’t be happy playing with a band that stuck to a similar sound from song to song and album to album...

‘Imaginarium’ a disaster, incomprehensible

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It should have been the must-see movie of the Christmas season, directed and co-written by the critically acclaimed Terry Gilliam (Brazil, 12 Monkeys) and featuring the marquee cast of Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell and, in his final role, Heath Ledger...

Alien revolution from ‘Avatar’

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Avatar is a movie about manifest destiny and second thoughts, a...