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The MCA Denver takes a chance with Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 22: Artist and musician Mark Mothersbaugh is photographed in front of what he calls an untitled coagulation of rugs and video exhibit that is part of his show called Myopia at The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), in Denver, CO on October 22, 2014. These pieces are rugs that he created and there will be videos on each one making the images come alive. Mark Mothersbaugh is an American musician, composer, singer and painter. He is a co-founder of the new wave band Devo and has been its lead singer since 1972. (Photo By Helen H. Richardson/ The Denver Post)

Risk is all over “Myopia,” the mega-retrospective of art by Mark Mothersbaugh opening at the MCA Denver this week. The DEVO founder is famous, rich, talented, and, until now, he hasn’t been a member of the fine art community.



The new One Direction video for “Steal My Girl” stars Danny DeVito for whatever reason

The new One Direction video for "Steal My Girl" stars Danny DeVito for whatever reason

The new One Direction video for “Steal My Girl” is out and for some reason it stars Danny Devito.



Watch: Taylor Swift on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

Taylor Swift talks about getting turned down for a job on “Jimmy Kimmel” and performs “Out of the Woods” and “Shake it Off.”



Little Dragon at the Ogden Theatre in Denver (review)

Little Dragon managed to turn the cavernous vibe of the Ogden Theatre into a pulsating euro disco with thundering bass that occasionally obscured Yukimi Nagano's vocals.

Little Dragon managed to turn the cavernous vibe of the Ogden Theatre into a pulsating euro disco with thundering bass that occasionally obscured Yukimi Nagano’s vocals.



Kenny G vs Chinese government: Smooth jazz star angers with protest visit

Kenny G. Photo courtesy of the artist's website.

Smooth jazz star Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces.



Taylor Swift has a file on men who have threatened to kidnap or kill her

Taylor Swift @ Pepsi Center

While the musical world of Taylor Swift is all bubblegum pop and starry eyes for New York City, at least one aspect of her personal life seems utterly terrifying.



Jessie Ware “Tough Love” review: A catchy, lovelorn album

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, "Tough Love."

London pop chanteuse Jessie Ware returns with another lovelorn round of catchy pop, setting her self up for a crossover third album, “Tough Love.”



Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater in Denver (photos, review)

Foxygen at the Bluebird Theater on 10/20/14.

Foxygen frontman Sam France is a beautiful, eye-linered rock and roll mess, and the band’s raucous show at the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Monday night was much the same: pretty, fun, and messy.



Jenny Lewis is returning to Colorado for her third show this year

Beck @ Red Rocks 8/15/14

After already playing her own headlining date at the Bluebird Theater and opening for Beck at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Jenny Lewis will return to Colorado this year.



Lorde’s “Royals” has been banned from San Francisco radio stations

Lorde

The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.