Orange peel moses debuted his new Kevin Alves and Shane Etter-produced tune "Dress Up" at Westword Magazine's WhiteOut at Artopia. Peruse Westword's Artopia slideshow for photos from the Alice in Wonderland-themed fashion show.
The Vail America Day Parade’s grand marshal, riding in a convertible sports car, was Colorado’s Mikaela Shiffrin, gold-medal winner in the giant slalom in Sochi, Russia, last winner. The 19-year-old Eagle/Vail resident, donning her Olympic medal, waved enthusiastically to the crowds.
Denver groups were well represented, including the Denver & District Pipe Band, the Denver Dumb Friends League and nine-foot stilt walkers George Peele and Eric Batliner.
If there's a technique to conquering this formidable evening, it's to carefully plot out a schedule of acts you want to see, then after making it to the first one or two, forget the list exists and simply abandon yourself to the universe. There will be surprises along the way: You never know when you're going to need to pause for a photo opportunity with a unicorn on stilts.
It’s that time of the week again. Every Tuesday, Reverb offers up a free track by a local artist so that you can HEAR what’s going on in Colorado’s fertile, freaky music scene. Steal This Track reviews submissions from several acts every week, and then we select the best for you to steal. This week, we’re giving you a sneak preview of Orange peel moses‘s “Pussy Whipped,” which will see its official release tomorrow night.
Singing telegram deliverer/ Stiltwalker/Freelance writer/Musician | George Peele, who also goes by the name "Orange Peel Moses," tries to please a variety of clients and grapples with the tension between independence and security. But he doesn't have to rely on the whims of a single employer.(Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)
The musician, writer, performance artist and event promoter known around Colorado as Orangepeelmoses recently took a step away from the spotlight.
But that was only because he had to.
"It was a benign tumor," George Swartz, 30, says of the lump that grew undetected in his throat for years. "It gradually popped up, and then someone noticed it."
There aren't a lot of big-name acts headed to Boulder this week, but did we mention that Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley are playing Saturday night at Trilogy?
OK, not really, but it should be an interesting show nonetheless as Colorado-based Johnny Cash impersonator George Peele and Elvis impersonator Chris Barber (aka "the Velvet Elvis" ) stage a show titled "Half a Mil: A Cash/Elvis Homage."