LITTLETON | Arapahoe County has denied an appeal from a three-day music festival to again hold the event near the small town of Byers. KUSA-TV reports ( ) that the county Board of Adjustment unanimously denied an appeal that would have given Riot Fest the permit it would need to stay. Last month, Arapahoe County denied the three-day […]

President Barack Obama was awarding the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 22 recipients in an East Room ceremony also being attended with first lady Michelle Obama.

This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows the cast performing in "Holler If Ya Hear Me," at the Palace Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)

“Holler If Ya Hear Me” is the intriguing musical inspired by songs by Tupac Shakur, one of hip-hop’s greatest artists who wrote about the ugly life in the drug-fueled mean streets before dying of gunshot wounds in 1996.

This CD cover image released by JEMP Records shows "Fuego" by Phish. (AP Photo/JEMP Records)

They succeed on “Fuego,” the Vermont quartet’s first studio release in five years. It’s a fun, spirited, rocking record that has a cohesiveness largely lacking on Phish releases in recent years.

This image provided by Epic Records shows the cover of "Think Like A Man Too _ All New Music From and Inspired by the Film from Mary J. Blige." (AP Photo/Epic Records)

The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul easily proves herself more than capable of exercising a vocal and emotional range to capture all the ups, downs and misfires one might expect from a movie inspired by Steve Harvey’s best-selling relationship guide book.