“Isle of Dogs” barks up the right tree

 “Isle of Dogs” is Wes Anderson’s second animated feature film which he produced, wrote and directed. Anderson is most known for a variety of independent award-winning comedy/drama such as “The Royal Tenenbaums” (2001), “Moonrise Kingdom” (2012) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014). Similar to Tim Burton, Anderson has a love for the lost art of […]

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The Downfall of “Pacific Rim Uprising”

In the first “Pacific Rim” directed by Guillermo Del Toro (“Pan’s Labyrinth” and “Shape of Water”), colossal beasts known as Kaijus emerge from beneath the Pacific Ocean, which we later discover are entering from an interdimensional portal. An alien race uses them as war machines sent to wreak havoc on our world. Yet humanity strikes […]

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The preventable crime on Auraria’s campus

DENVER, Auraria Campus — Jason Mollendor, commander of investigations and community relations at the Auraria Police Department has a number of tips for students to help reduce the number of bikes and bike parts stolen on campus each semester. First: Mollendor suggested that students record the serial number, as well as the make and model […]

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9News anchor TaRhonda Thomas, keeping Denver’s news factual and conversational

DENVER — It’s 11:15 a.m. and 9News anchor TaRhonda Thomas, a six-time National Association of Black Journalist award-winning journalist, is vigorously typing her script for the noon broadcast she’ll be presenting in 45 minutes. Fast-forward: 11:45 a.m. Thomas polishes her copy, and has a quick word with her producer as she heads into the 9News […]

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What’s That Sound? A Q&A with Denver Trombonist Adam Bartczak

DENVER — For most kids, the first day of fourth grade can be nerve-racking. But for Adam Bartczak, it was a time of musical discovery. Bartczak picked up the only available instrument left for his band class at Dora Moore Elementary–the trombone. His teacher, Rod Buckner of Buckner Funk and Jazz, showed Bartczak the ropes […]

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Slithering creepies and crawlies at Repticon 2018

AURORA — Repticon toured Aurora on March 10-11 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, bringing along all types of critters most folks would probably shy away from, like snakes, frogs, caimans and more snakes. Educators and top breeders from across the country showcased hundreds of reptile species and other exotic pets. There were small mammals such […]

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