Music

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Bright colors, sweltering heat, a euphoric atmosphere. This is the climate of Burning Man. The festival, held in Black Rock City, Nevada, is designed as a social experiment for the community. Participants create a faux utopia and practice such virtues as self-reliance and preservation, all while producing art. California may seem like […]

Young minds shaped by the sound of the orchestra

Young minds shaped by the sound of the orchestra

Inside the Orchestra delivers an auditory definition to the meaning of cognitive learning for the younger minds of Denver. Through an immersive experience called The Tiny Tots Program, children ages six and under are prove to get more than just momentary entertainment. The design of the program places budding attendees and proud parents in the […]

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 billiards room, down another flight of stairs and you’ll find a brightly decorated sign that reads, “DIME DENVER.” This basement studio is […]

All the right moves

All the right moves

Moving to the rhythm of a different groove is the hardest step one will ever master. On any given day the world, its inhabitants or both are attempting to pull everyone and everything in one direction. A direction that is usually their own no matter how much insistence is placed on being an individual. But […]

YaSi queen!

YaSi queen!

Dropping beats in her bedroom since she was a teenager, hip-hop soul singer Yazman Azimi divulged her journey in the Denver music scene during a recent phone call. Through the moniker YaSi, Azimi explores her identity as a young, Iranian-American woman and translates that into songs she hopes will inspire others to listen. The 23-year-old, […]

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