The American Dream: Defined and Measured

The idea of the American Dream means different things to different people. However, universally, it’s supposed to mean something good, inspiring, and available to all Americans willing to work for…

Tim Taylor | The Last Waltz Revisited

The Last Waltz Revisited Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, Colorado November 23, 2016 On Thanksgiving night 1976, The Band played their final concert, billed as The Last Waltz, at Winterland Ballroom in…

Jason Gaulden | The Reminders & Damien Escobar

November 16, 2016 — On this night, the stars aligned. Literally. Positioning of the earth, sun, and moon were putting on an interesting show up above, while down here on…

Jason Gaulden | Andra Day

It was a soulful night with Andra Day. Making a stop in the Mile High City on her “Cheers to the Fall Tour,” she commanded the packed house at The…

Tim Taylor | Sturgill Simpson

Musical Act: Sturgill Simpson Venue: Paramount Theater City: Denver, Colorado Sturgill Simpson is the new breed of outlaw country. His voice takes me back to listening to Waylon Jennings on…

Jason Gaulden | Kenny Lattimore

In a very intimate setting, Kenny Lattimore made us—a very grateful audience of about 200 people—feel like we were hanging out in his living room. That was possible for two…

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