Photos from Day 2 of the 2014 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase, July 25, 2014. To see the full photo gallery, click here. Photos by UMS co-founder John Moore, now Senior Arts Journalist for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Find more of his work at MyDenverCenter.Org The UMS is Denver’s premier indie festival,… Continue reading Photos: 2014 Underground Music Showcase
By John Moore Jan. 20, 2013 The face of any hip neighborhood is always changing; that’s part of what makes it hip. But Baker just got more than a face-lift. It got a whole new face. The Punch Bowl Social is bringing up to 900 more people into a thriving, independent shopping and entertainment… Continue reading Is Punch Bowl Social turning Baker neighborhood into LoDo?
By John Moore Oct. 21, 2012 Colorado Public Television’s Eden Lane is believed to be the first transgender journalist on mainstream TV anywhere in the United States. “But I don’t think of being transgender as any part of my identity, any more than I do that I am left-handed,” she said. But “the Eden… Continue reading Denver Post profile: TV host Eden Lane opens up about her life and challenges
By John Moore Oct. 19, 2012 For 10 years, Mark Collins was one of the leading critical voices in the Denver/Boulder theater community, combining a compassionate eye for the art of making theater with an opinion backed by a master’s degree. As a freelance contributor to the Boulder Daily Camera, Collins was always understated… Continue reading Two ex-theater critics, sitting around having coffee
By John Moore Sept. 17, 2012 It’s hard out there for a journalist in the internet age, when anyone can steal your work in a second using cut-and-paste, a screen-grab, a right-click or even an iPhone (see above). If you are a freelance photographer, forget being adequately paid for your work. Most would settle… Continue reading KDVR apologizes for borrowed photo flap
Rory O’Malley of “The Book of Mormon” Broadway cast By John Moore Note: The following Q&A comes from an interview I conducted for The Denver Post in May 2011, for a front-page story on Colorado’s kings of pop-culture subversion, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. That was just before “The Book of Mormon” won nine… Continue reading Broadway’s Rory O’Malley: On “Book of Mormon,” Turning it Off and Shutting the Closet Door