The US Represented MUSE-Letter for October 23-October 29, 2016

Habitually Distracted

Sunday, October 23: “Ranked Things and the Ranking Rankers Who Rank Them”  by Gary Walker

scriptorium-monk-at-work-1142x1071Sometimes, ranked lists can serve as an inferior substitute for worthwhile discussion. Think of someone chanting “We’re Number One!” while wearing one of those comically oversized foam fingers, and you’ll understand what I mean.



Local Time: Pioneer Profiles-Henry McAllister

mcallistersThis week, DeLyn Martineau discusses the contributions of both Henry McAllister Sr. and his son, who became a prominent lawyer and large contributor to Colorado Springs.


Music Wars” by Jerome Parent

bunnyThis week, Jerome Parent explores the connections between music, pop culture, and commercial enterprise. Music that works for one generation won’t work for the next.




Artist of the Week: Steve Hostetler Photography


Steve Hostetler is making a name for himself as a commercial music photographer in Colorado, where he works alongside Denver’s largest radio station to capture unique moments in performance at places like Red Rocks Amphitheater, Fiddler’s Green, The Pepsi Center and the Denver Botanic Gardens. Visit USR’s Gallery to catch more of Steve’s photographs and to read more on his bio.