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Arrivals and Departures 2019-20

Dallas Observer

We're here, on New Year's Eve, not to praise 2019, but to bury it. It's been ... a year. The Cowboys failed in the most Cowboys of ways. Donald Trump came back to American Airlines Center, as president this time. We've got a new mayor, a new district attorney and...

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U.S. Rep. Crenshaw Injects His Action Hero Antics Into the Georgia Senate Runoffs

Houston Press

In an email to his supporters earlier this week, Houston area U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw announced he’ll be heading to Georgia “very soon” to help stump for his fellow Republicans Sen. David Perdue and Sen. Kelly Loeffler, whose January 5 runoff races will determine the balance of power in the...

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Casino Mogul Adelson Hires Big-Time Texas Lobbyists

Houston Press

Gambling in Texas has never seemed more like a pipe dream, but the owner of the Las Vegas Sands casino, Sheldon Adelson, has spared no expense when it comes to hiring major lobbyists in the state. In a recent filing, the Las Vegas Sands Corporation listed ten lobbyists that Adelson...

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Remembering Sampson, Ren Fest’s Amazingly Gentle Warhorse

Houston Press

As if 2020 wasn’t rough enough, one of the most beloved figures in the Texas Renaissance Festival, Sampson the Warhorse, died on Sunday, November 8 after nine years on the fair fairgrounds delighting visitors. He was 18-years-old. “I was so blessed to have him in my life,” says owner/trainer Angela...

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Rockets Send Westbrook to Washington for Wall

Houston Press

For the third straight season, the Rockets will have a new point guard. On Wednesday, Houston shipped Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for veteran guard John Wall and a protected (quite heavily in fact) first round draft pick. Much like the deal that brought Westbrook to Houston in exchange...

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Dallas Tries To Tap The Breaks On Street Racing

Dallas Observer

The Dallas Police Department says that there are as many as 2000 street racers in the city on any given weekend. The department has stepped up enforcement, but the city wants to do more.

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Shelley Luther on the Offensive after Abbott Endorses her Texas Senate Opponent

Dallas Observer

Gov. Greg Abbott may have endorsed her opponent, but state Senate hopeful Shelley Luther is still confident she'll win.

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Who Is the Texans' Stiffest Competition For a New Head Coach and GM?

Houston Press

Back on Monday, October 5, about 24 hours to the minute after the Minnesota Vikings finished dispatching his football team to its fourth loss of their winless season, Bill O'Brien was fired by owner Cal McNair and the Houston Texans. It would be a reach to say "nobody saw this...

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Ducey Tweaks Policy, Adds Nursing Staff As COVID-19 Spreads Unabated

Phoenix New Times

Small measures, big problem.

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Colorado Economic Comeback Not as Strong as Advertised

Westword Denver

Census Bureau data undermines the sunny narrative.

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Dave Devine and Tania Katz Release Debut EP as Doors That Don't

Westword Denver

The longtime collaborators are experimenting with fresh sounds.

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Trance Bluesman Otis Taylor Is the "Anti-Dylan"

Westword Denver

The legendary trace bluesman on "Hey Joe," lyrical minimalism, and his childhood learning folk music in Denver.

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A Free Nonprofit Practice Space Is Opening in Denver

Westword Denver

Black in Bluhm Project will be offering musicians free practice space.

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Premiere: South of France Drops Singles From Two Early 2021 Albums

Westword Denver

Jeff Cormack is teasing his two new records which drop in early 2021.

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Kid Astronaut's Latest Music Video Pays Homage to The Alchemist

Westword Denver

The Denver musician's latest music video is inspired by the self-help novel.

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The Best Concerts of the Week

Westword Denver

This week, enjoy streaming concerts from the Hold Steady and more and in person, outdoor gigs from Jack Hadley and Jenny Shawhan.

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Lumineers Co-Founder Jeremiah Fraites Talks Piano Piano

Westword Denver

It took him thirteen years to write the album.

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Ten of Denver's Best Choirs That We Can't Wait to Hear Live Again

Westword Denver

The Mile High City has plenty of options when it comes to choirs.

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Rob Drabkin Summons Bob Ross in "Let Out the Love"

Westword Denver

The Denver singer-songwriter is decidedly cheerful, and it was not exactly hard for him to embrace the famous art instructor's persona.

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Bud Bronson & the Good Timers Keep Rocking Through Bleak Times

Westword Denver

Here's how one of Denver's good-timing bands is dealing with this bleak historical moment.

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Red Alert: Denver Expands Alcohol Sale and Delivery Hours

Westword Denver

Last call remains 8 p.m., however.

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Beer Calendar: Get Your Stouts and Winter Warmers in December

Westword Denver

Our weekly list of the best craft beer releases and events in Denver and beyond.

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Denver Baker Launches Instagram-Based Black & Delicate Cottage Bakery

Westword Denver

After several years in professional kitchens, a Denver cook is turning to baking.

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Phoenix-Area Restaurants That Have Permanently Closed Since March: A List

Phoenix New Times

A running list of Valley-based food and drink spots that have closed since spring 2020.

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School's in Session! How Escoffier's Online Cooking Program Has Taken Off

Westword Denver

A robust distance learning program put Escoffier in a good position for 2020.

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A New LoHi Hotel and Restaurant Opened a Week Before Dining Rooms Closed

Westword Denver

The timing is tough, but Wildflower is open at LoHi's new Life House hotel.

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A Vintage Colfax Motel Gets a New Life...and a Modern Coffee Shop

Westword Denver

Jeff Bebout has two unusual skills: roasting coffee and making neon signs.

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House of Bread Open as Denver's Only Armenian Bakery

Westword Denver

Khachapuri is a tough treat to track down in Denver, but House of Bread comes through.

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Telluride Brewing Opens Taproom and Taqueria for the Après-Ski Crowd

Westword Denver

What's new in the ski village? Gondola dining pods, fire pits and a second home for Telluride Brewing.

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Ten Local Boozy Gifts for Your Very Colorado Holidays

Westword Denver

Find the best local gift for the discerning drinker in your life.

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Art Attack: Fourteen New Shows for the Last First Friday of 2020

Westword Denver

Shop for the holidays with affordable artworks on sale citywide.

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Denver DA Won't File Charges Against Todd Colletti, Buffalo Exchange Co-Founder

Westword Denver

The Denver District Attorney's Office refused to take the case..

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Get Ready to Give on Colorado Gives Day

Westword Denver

Last year, donations totaled almost $40 million.

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SCFD Study Shows Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Colorado Culture

Westword Denver

COVID-19 could obliterate many of the things we love about this state. Here's what you can do about it this holiday season.

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Colorado Bookstores Recommend Local Authors for 2020 Gift Giving

Westword Denver

Shop local, give local, read local.

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Wire Sculpture of Elijah McClain Hovers Over Colorado Statehouse

Westword Denver

The sculpture, at 18th Avenue and Sheman Street, was installed by Baltimore artist Reed Bmore.

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Ten Things to Do for Free In and Around Denver This Week

Westword Denver

Illuminating experiences, online or in-person.

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Let There Be Lights: These Holiday Shows Get Glowing Reviews!

Westword Denver

Get out of the house...safely.

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Ski In, Ski Out: How New Zealand's Marian Krogh Landed in Colorado

Westword Denver

"I love that I get to meet people from all over the country and the world."

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DAM Reopening Ticket Sales for Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera Exhibit

Westword Denver

Have you seen Mexican Modernism?

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L.A. Weekly Movie Pick: Two Hip Indie Classics Showcased in Jarmusch Festival

Westword Denver

As L.A. gears up for Jim Jarmusch’s zom-com this June, the American Cinematheque has prepared a double feature consisting of two of the director’s earliest films, co-presented by Beyond Fest.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: El Chicano's Latino Superhero Saga

Westword Denver

El Chicano is being billed as the first Latino superhero film. Co-written by Joe Carnahan (Narc) and co-written and directed by Ben Hernandez Bray (a veteran stuntman who plays one of the guys who gets eaten by wolves in Carnahan's The Grey), the film boasts an all-Hispanic cast and a low-fi look right out of the 1990s.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Heathers Is 30 Years Old?!

Westword Denver

Heathers, the wickedly funny 1989 cult classic about a teenager (Winona Ryder) who gets involved with a popular girl clique and starts dating a cool nihilist (Christian Slater), gets a special 30th-anniversary screening.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: A Tribute to Claire Denis

Westword Denver

Claire Denis, vanguard of the contemporary French cinema, will be in town this weekend for a retrospective organized by the American Cinematheque. The series begins on the day her newest film, High Life, opens on U.S. screens.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Dogman, Mary Magdalene and Emily Dickinson Unbound

Westword Denver

Matteo Garrone, the Italian filmmaker who helmed the internationally acclaimed Gomorrah and Reality (as well as the less acclaimed but equally interesting Tale of Tales), returns with Dogman.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Breakthrough Targets Faith-Based Demographic

Westword Denver

The story of a teen who falls through the ice and lands in a coma while his parents find hope in the power of prayer is based on The Impossible, a lightly fictionalized account of an incident.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: A Fresh Take on Hellboy

Westword Denver

A solid decade has passed since we last saw the hulking red hero in a movie — long enough for the franchise to have faded, if not quite vanished, from cultural memory.

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: After Takes a Cue From Harry Styles

Westword Denver

After is the latest film based on a "best-selling worldwide phenomenon," in this case a new-adult genre novel by Anna Todd about a good girl who goes to college and falls head over heels for the class rebel

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L.A. Weekly Movie Picks: Father-Daughter Drama Humanizes High Life

Westword Denver

High Life is a science fiction film with a strange pedigree. Claire Denis, a key architect of modern French cinema, had been kicking around the idea for more than a decade.

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Danish Thriller The Guilty Dazzles Without Ever Leaving a Call Center

Miami New Times

Pretty much the whole film consists of phone exchanges between Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren), a police officer who has been temporarily demoted to working the phones, and others out in the field as he struggles to save a woman who is being abducted by her ex-husband

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