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Digitized or demonized, today’s music defies easy categorization. We may listen to music in ways we never dreamed of before, but it always comes down to the beat, the rhythm and the lyrics no matter how many ones and zeroes line up for our inspection.

HiT Musical Review: DCPA’s ‘The 12’
4 years ago

HiT Musical Review: DCPA’s ‘The 12’

Just ask the team behind “Noah,” the 2014 film which took immense liberty with the source material and suffered populist blowback as a result.

“The 12,” the world premiere musical playing …
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Newsboys’ ‘We Believe’ Shares ‘A.D.’s’ Uplifting Message
5 years ago

Newsboys’ ‘We Believe’ Shares ‘A.D.’s’ Uplifting Message

Both “Noah” and “Exodus: Gods and Kings” repeatedly downplayed the spirituality of the stories in question, both on screen and during the marketing push behind the films.

Not “A.D. The …
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The HiT List: The Apology Club Edition
5 years ago

The HiT List: The Apology Club Edition

The new host of Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show” is getting raves for his work on the program. So far he’s light years more balanced than predecessor Stephen Colbert, a …
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Top 7 Pop Music Capitalists
5 years ago

Top 7 Pop Music Capitalists

By  •  Music, Lists

Billy Joel famously lost millions following bad business deals and a string of ex-spouses . Dionne Warwick recently owed the IRS $10 million despite a cavalcade of hits over the …
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Denver Musical Starts Where ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Ends
5 years ago

Denver Musical Starts Where ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Ends

Colorado residents will find out this Spring as “The 12” enjoys its world premiere at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The production is not officially connected to “Jesus Christ …
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HiT Review: ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical’
5 years ago

HiT Review: ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical’

The musical, playing at The Buell Theatre in Denver through Dec. 28, features that sour fella who sprang from Dr. Seuss’ imagination. On stage, the Grinch doesn’t disappoint. But it’s how …
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5 Christmas Songs that Need a Yuletide Break
5 years ago

5 Christmas Songs that Need a Yuletide Break

By  •  Music, Lists

Holiday songs offer a rich tapestry of choices, from old-school classics (anything by Frank Sinatra) to rock-friendly ditties (The Waitresses’ “Christmas Wrapping”). The Christmas season lets generations collide in the …
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Madison Rising Wants You … to Help Honor the Military
5 years ago

Madison Rising Wants You … to Help Honor the Military

The campaign is called “Shows 4 Heroes,” and the Indiegogo.com page says successfully raising $25,000 would help “provide inspiring performances to military and veteran groups around the country.”

We …
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‘Begin Again’s’ Danielle Brisebois Brings Character to Film
5 years ago

‘Begin Again’s’ Danielle Brisebois Brings Character to Film

When Danielle Brisebois joined the songwriting team behind “Begin Again” she inhabited the roles of the film’s main players. The former “All in the Family” star flexed dormant creative muscles in …
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‘Begin Again’ Songwriter Pines for Protest Singers
5 years ago

‘Begin Again’ Songwriter Pines for Protest Singers

“Artists as well as sports figures can and should be up in arms in a louder way, to make our government and corporations more accountable,” Alexander tells HollywoodInToto.com, for people …
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