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Elizabeth Escobedo tells the stories of her two aunts, who worked in factories -- and found their identities -- during World War II.
From April 21-27, the Root 40 Music Festival celebrates the vibrant music scene of Colorado's Colfax Avenue for its third consecutive year. Prior to the festival, we spoke with Root 40 Event Manager Melanie King to discuss the motivation for the fest, Colfax's cultural atmosphere, and the vitality of Colorado's local music scene.
Ever wonder what the inside of a particular Denver building looks like? This Saturday and Sunday you can find out for free. –
Listen to an exclusive acoustic performance by Avi Kolbrener, one of five aspiring musicians working with Boulder's eTown music organization to develop original songs.
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Using a series of videos, "The Humor Code" authors tested the "world's funniest joke" to see if it's possible to make it funnier. Science explains -- sort of -- what worked. And what didn't.
"The Voice" contestant Biff Gore shares some vocal tips with arts editor and host Chloe Veltman.
The new media artist's latest work will use satellite imaging to capture his 26-mile trek on foot across Denver's Colfax Avenue on Friday. –