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Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Wildflowers rock the basement of the Tivoli

Photos by Mikala Redel • mredel@msudenver.edu Take the long hallway toward the Tivoli brewery and follow the half-hidden staircase to the right. Walk down one flight of stairs, past the door to the billiard’s room, down another flight of stairs and you’ll find a brightly decorated sign that reads, “DIME DENVER.” This basement studio is […]

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Colorado’s hidden gem is just a Johnstown away

Up north in Johnstown, Colorado there are two distinct theater cornerstones. The first is the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. This unique theater has brought joy and entertainment for almost 10 years to the Colorado theater community. The second is the fierce and talented skill of Beth Beyer inside the playhouse. Beyer grew up in Colorado Springs […]

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

“El Gato” Melendez carries on the Globetrotter legacy

Orlando “El Gato” Melendez is many things. He’s a former North Carolina Tar Heel. He’s a former professional basketball player. And now, he’s the first native Puerto Rican to play for the Harlem Globetrotters. Melendez started playing basketball at a young age in Puerto Rico. He used to walk two miles to the local basketball […]

BaoBao festival celebrates West African culture

BaoBao festival celebrates West African culture

The BaoBao Festival was held on March 10 at the King Center to honor traditional West African culture through music, dance and storytelling. The festival began with the echoes of a Ghanaian drum called the Kpanlogo mi. Shortly after, the Mokomba Ensemble made their entrance. The booming acoustics harmoniously intermingled with each skip, shimmy and […]

Latina blogger empowers women to ‘dream big’

Latina blogger empowers women to ‘dream big’

Auraria Campus hosted “unapologetic” leaders during the 21st Annual Women’s Leadership Conference in the Tivoli Turnhalle on March 10. The keynote speaker of the event was Prisca Dorcas Rodriguez. Rodriguez is a writer and blogger who founded the online organization Latina Rebels, which empowers young Latinas. Her speech recognized some difficulties of being a person […]

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Nicole Garneau studies age-old pairings brought from kitchen to lab

Beer and food pairings are rarely combined with the calculating precision of science. If anything, picking out the perfect cheese or cured meat to go with a glass of wine or beer growler seems more like fine art than anything else. That said, how many combinations must one go through before finding the best combination […]

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