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Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew dies in Miami at age 53

MIAMI – Christopher Wong Won, a founding member of the Miami hip-hop group 2 Live Crew, whose sexually explicit lyrics triggered a national debate about the legal limits of artistic freedom, has...

DATE: July 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Beyoncé introduces newborn twins Sir Carter and Rumi

Beyoncé has finally debuted her twins a month after they were born. The singer posted a picture of herself holding the babies on Instagram late Thursday night and wrote in the caption, “Sir Carter...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Music meets fate in the mountains

When pianist Inna Faliks arrives in Durango, she’ll be between music festivals. Having just appeared at Rhode Island’s Newport Festival (July 6-14), Faliks will perform Sunday with the Festival...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

Competing for excellence

Not wasting any time, Conservatory Music in the Mountains will launch its own recital sequence Monday. At 7 p.m. in Roshong Recital Hall on the Fort Lewis College campus, student finalists will...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Kid Rock hints at potential U.S. Senate run in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. – Kid Rock for U.S. Senate? The musician from suburban Detroit is teasing his potential 2018 candidacy, though it is news to Michigan Republicans. Kid Rock, who was born Robert...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Ukuleles: ‘The perfect instrument’

The third annual Rocky Mountain UkeFest kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday. Among the presenters is Kevin Carroll, a teacher, singer-songwriter and performer from Austin, Texas. Carroll, who...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Kesha returns with lead single from first album since 2012

Kesha has released her first new music since 2012 and announced a forthcoming album, her first since a high-profile legal battle with Dr. Luke over a lawsuit accusing the music producer of sexual...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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The 5 stages of listening to Jay-Z’s album ‘4:44’

The five stages of listening to “4:44,” the 13th solo studio album by American rapper Jay-Z: 1. Irritation. There are fans, there are stans and there are those willing to renege their cellular...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Rocky Mountain UkeFest to be held July 7-9

The third annual Rocky Mountain UkeFest is coming up July 7 through 9, and it will be a weekend packed with workshops, open mic sessions and ukuleles. Lots of ukuleles. This year’s festival will...

DATE: July 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Jay-Z gets personal and deep on new album ‘4:44’

NEW YORK – Jay-Z gets personal and deep on his new album, opening up about his relationship with Beyoncé, his children and the elevator fight with Solange. The icon released “4:44” on Friday, and...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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It’s almost time for Music in the Mountains

The white-spired Festival Tent seems to sail above a sea of wildflowers in this year’s Music in the Mountains poster. Created by Denver artist Stephanie Hartshorn, it could be a ship floating...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music

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Concert at Buckley Park canceled

The Halden Wofford and the Hi*Beams concert scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. today at Buckley Park has been canceled, according to a news release from the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. ...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Music