Archive | October, 2019

EVENTS: Denver Film Festival Hosts Special on 1929 Soviet Silent Film With Music by DeVotchKa Sunday, November 3rd

EVENTS: Denver Film Festival Hosts Special on 1929 Soviet Silent Film With Music by DeVotchKa Sunday, November 3rd

The 42nd Denver Film Festival is thrilled to host a special program on Sunday, November 3 featuring Denver’s own DeVotchKa live scoring the classic experimental 1929 Soviet silent documentary film,…

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MOVIES: Linda Ronstadt – The Sound of My Voice // Sound City

While we’re at it, people on Facebook and NextDoor have been recommending the bio-pick about Linda Ronstadt – The Sound of My Voice. The movie is showing at The Esquire…

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IN MEMORIAM: D. A. Pennebaker, 94, American Documentary Filmmaker (Monterey Pop, Ziggy Stardust)

Donn Alan Pennebaker (July 15, 1925 – August 1, 2019) was an American documentary filmmaker and one of the pioneers of Direct Cinema. Performing arts and politics were his primary…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Rumble.jpgMOVIES: David Booker Starts Conversation on Music Documentaries

MOVIES: David Booker Starts Conversation on Music Documentaries

David Booker: I love documentaries especially musical ones . This one, and the Charles Lloyd ‘Arrows Into Infinity’ are the BEST ones iv’e seen in a long time, Rumble especially…

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EVENTS: COMBO’s Next General Meeting – Monday, Oct. 29th – Two for One

EVENTS: COMBO’s Next General Meeting – Monday, Oct. 29th – Two for One

Curious and want to know more about the recently passed Music Modernization Act (“MMA”)? Dave Ratner of Creative Law Network will give us an update on the signed MMA –…

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MOVIES and BOOKS: Waxing Nostalgic — New Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

MOVIES and BOOKS: Waxing Nostalgic — New Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

Early in a new documentary about the Denver-founded Wax Trax, Jello Biafra recalls the moment in 1975 when he giddily discovered a place of kindred spirit at a new Capitol…

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KUDOS: … to Jeff Jenkins Who Wrote Film Score for the Denver Water History Documentary

KUDOS: … to Jeff Jenkins Who Wrote Film Score for the Denver Water History Documentary

From Terri Jo Jenkins: So proud of my husband Jeff Jenkins [tonight] as we watched the Premier showing at DU of the latest documentary for which he wrote the music…

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INTERESTING BITS: Miracles Out of Nowhere: Documentary on the Band Kansas

INTERESTING BITS: Miracles Out of Nowhere: Documentary on the Band Kansas

From Don DiMasi on Fb, 4/07/18: We just watched “Miracles Out of Nowhere”, a documentary about Kansas, the band. I remember seeing the announcement when it first came out, but…

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NEWS: New Documentary Coming Out About Sunset Strip Clubs Whisky, Rainbow, and Roxy

NEWS: New Documentary Coming Out About Sunset Strip Clubs Whisky, Rainbow, and Roxy

Legendary Sunset Strip club Whisky A Go Go opened January 16, 1964 and has been the launching pad for countless bands including LED ZEPPELIN, STEPPENWOLF, VAN HALEN, JOHNNY RIVERS, GUNS…

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RESEARCH: Fyre Festival Will be Retold as Doco-Series

RESEARCH: Fyre Festival Will be Retold as Doco-Series

History, we’ve come to learn, so often repeats. Absolutely no one wants to live out another Fyre Festival, the Titanic of music festivals, a laughing stock of live experiences which…

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MOVIE FOR AUGUST: ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me’ Trailer:  Documentary Follows Life Of Trailblazing Icon

MOVIE FOR AUGUST: ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me’ Trailer: Documentary Follows Life Of Trailblazing Icon

The first trailer for Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me gives us a look at the first major film documentary about the legendary entertainer. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker…

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BUSINESS NEWS: A Documentary: Colorado Sober Living – Musician’s Recovery Project

BUSINESS NEWS: A Documentary: Colorado Sober Living – Musician’s Recovery Project

I’m Brice and I’m an alcoholic in recovery. I’m a single father and business owner in Denver, Colorado. My passion is recovery and my business is sober housing. I love…

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