May 26, 2016

Paz on Earth

Growth in hip-hop and what it means to self-examine

Music Features Pablo Paz, aka Adrenaline Truth, aka DJ Shatter, wanted to be an animator once upon a time. “But as I went along school-wise,” he says, “I realized I wasn’t really artistically inclined in that way, but I still wanted to make stuff.”
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May 25, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Cold War

Former Skylight partners strike out for Shadeh while older club gets, um, pizza

Music Features When news got out that several founding partners of downtown nightclub Skylight were leaving the business so close to the club’s second anniversary, both sides wanted to get out in front of the barrage of potential misinformation and tell their side of the story. ... More

May 18, 2016 by Alex De Vore

D(u)MB

How a Facebook prank got a little out of hand and why you should never believe everything you read online

Music Features On Thursday, May 5, the phones at downtown restaurant Cowgirl Hall of Fame started ringing incessantly, with dozens of people inquiring about a curious May 13 event listed on Facebook.  ... More

May 06, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Vitality

Lifesongs helps and heals across generations

Music Features We are conditioned to fear the concept and ramifications of aging. The ancient Egyptians would surely find this ridiculous, but it’s true: Aging and dying are mostly terrifying. ... More

May 04, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Peachy Keen

Robert Earl Keen temporarily leaves country and Americana behind to go bluegrass on your ass

Music Features I’ve got good news and bad news, bluegrass fans, so brace yourselves. The bad news is that the big ol’ annual bluegrass festival that usually goes down at the Rodeo Grounds is kaput because, as it turns out, the whole thing was way too expensive. ... More

April 20, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Dear Rob,

Music Features There is no me without you. I don’t think I ever told you that, but I should have. I mean, you were the guy who this 20-something idiot writer had to look up to.
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April 13, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Operatic

A locally composed opera is out to change your mind on the medium

Music Features Look, kids, we get it. Opera ain’t for everyone, and it certainly ain’t easy. It’s all foreign languages and intricate plot lines and hunchbacks and sometimes super long. ... More

April 06, 2016 by Alex De Vore
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Morning Word: Trump Irreverent at Protested Rally

Morning Word New York billionaire takes a swing at Gov. Susana Martinez after she declines to appear on stage with him or endorse his presidential campaign. ... More

May 25, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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