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Butler's choice: Film, food and fun this weekend
The Colorado Rapids kick off their season against the Kansas City Wizards, experience family night at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch or check out a critically acclaimed one-man show about capitalism at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs this weekend.
By Mary Butler
Hot Rize rises again; plus Zebra Junction's Josh Blue party
Boulder bluegrass heroes Hot Rize reconvene on Saturday to headline Swallow Hill's third annual RootsFest Denver in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Other acts on bill include singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin, guitar virtuoso Leo Kotke and local upstarts Boulder Acoustic Society. Plus: Josh Blue Comedy Central special prompts party from jam band Zebra Junction.
By Mike Cote
Coors brings back the mystique
Remember the mystique that accompanied Coors Banquet Beer beyond Colorado in the '60s and '70s? The big brewer aims to recapture some of that mile-high mojo with Herman Joseph's Private Reserve, a high-end brew only found in a handful of Colorado restaurants.
By Jay Dedrick
Colorado's Crescent City connections
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is hosted deep in the midst of the Crescent City. But one of the not-so-well-known facts of the festival is that it's well represented by Colorado R&B and jazz musicians, including the subdudes, Henry Butler and Sammy Mayfield.
By Cathie Beck
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