Sat April 19, 2014
marc on the blues

'Hawkeye' Herman Teaches Children How The Blues Had A Baby

Hawkeye Herman at the Blues Foundation's office in Memphis, Tenn., 2006.
Robert Stolpe courtesy of the artist

Michael “Hawkeye” Herman passes along his love of the Blues and lets young people know the importance of the music in the development of American culture through the Blues in the Schools program.

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Sat April 19, 2014

Rufus Wainwright Takes A Look Back

Rufus Wainwright performing at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, 2008.
Alterna2 Flickr - Creative Commons

Canadian-American singer songwriter, Rufus Wainwright’s new retrospective Vibrate: The Best Of contains what one would expect of the title, 17 of Wainwright’s finest. There's also one new song that holds an interesting story.

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Sat April 19, 2014

Non-CU Students Banned From Campus On 4/20, Alternatives Planned

Boulder's 4/20 rally has attracted thousands annually over the past two decades.
Credit Jonathan Reyes / Flickr - Creative Commons

For the third year in a row, only students and staff will be allowed on the main campus at the University of Colorado-Boulder. The move is in favor of deterring the mass consumption of pot on what has become known as 420 - or April 20 as it's found on the calendar.

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Sat April 19, 2014
The Garden Report

Beware! Some Ornamental Plants Have A Sinister Agenda

The Russian Olive spread so fast in Colorado that its sale was banned.
Credit John / Flickr - Creative Commons

Any plant can become a weed if left unattended. There are some popular plants grown for their aesthetically pleasing features that will spread rapidly and destroy flora native to Colorado. 

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Fri April 18, 2014