Archive for September, 2011

Dog Days

Dog Days

Heidi Ganahl is having a howling good time as head of the Camp Bow Wow empire.

Editor’s note

Editor’s note

The Nature of Sound

The Nature of Sound

A portrait series explores the otherworldly talent of Lamont School of Music students.

Music Professor Lawrence Golan takes copyright case to the Supreme Court

Music Professor Lawrence Golan takes copyright case to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Golan v. Holder, a case concerning copyright law, this fall. DU music Professor Lawrence Golan is the lead plaintiff in the case, which claims that current U.S. copyright law has made it prohibitively expensive for smaller orchestras to perform copyrighted music. It used […]

Alum-owned Blue Bonnet is a Mexican-food institution in Denver

Alum-owned Blue Bonnet is a Mexican-food institution in Denver

In the 45 years that Gary Mobell’s family has owned the Blue Bonnet Café, he’s seen a lot of restaurants come and go. And he knows that as great as it is to have a hot dining scene in Denver, it also means increased competition in a tough economy. “We […]

Charlie Wilson turns family homestead into Denver tradition White Fence Farm

Charlie Wilson turns family homestead into Denver tradition White Fence Farm

When the restaurant that would become White Fence Farm first opened in 1973, it was the southwesternmost eatery in Denver. Owner Charlie Wilson has seen the area surrounding the restaurant change a lot since then — what was once fertile farmland is now homes and strip malls — but his […]

Art grad designs concert posters for Pearl Jam and other bands

Art grad designs concert posters for Pearl Jam and other bands

Looking for tips on effective resumé design? Talk to Brad Klausen. The DU art grad was working for a design firm in Los Angeles when a newsletter from the Pearl Jam fan club caught his eye. Inspired by what he saw, Klausen (BFA graphic communication design ’98) designed a Pearl […]

Zingers adds zing with beer, extra-hot wings

After a year of tweaks and experimentation, Max Krieger is ready to heat things up at Zingers, the fast-casual chicken-and-chili restaurant that he and his father, Dennis Krieger, opened near the DU campus in August 2010. While Zingers is gaining attention for its ghost-chili-fueled “hottest wings in Colorado,” Krieger hopes […]