We as human beings are highly empathetic; unconsciously so. We see others in pain, crying, bombing on a comedy stage, we start to feel the experience as if it was our own. And just as much on the positive side, we can become joyous by seeing others expressing joy. Option4 (aka Brennen Bryarly) is not only a pro at Chicago House and rolling a crowd into a boogie-down frenzy, he’s doing so with a huge wide smile and shakin’ his groove thing just as much as the rest of us. It’s then that joy becomes highly contagious.
The time has arrived. Day 1 of this year’s Snowball Music Festival has upon us, as was some spring snow yesterday. Given this is an outdoor festival taking place at a popular location, here are three things to know before you venture out the door.
This week's episode started off with a story about how addicted we've become to technology, including taking our phones to bed versus a warm human being, spicing it up with clips from "He's Just Not That Into You" and Paul F. Tompkins' comedy candy.
It was one year ago when I spoke with Brennen Bryarly about his idea: to top into 100 personally chosen tastemakers in Denver to be a part of a monthly community event that brought renowned dance music to the people. That first night on November 19, 2011 at Beauty Bar featured Damon Allen, along with Brennan, otherwise known as Option4, locals Mike D. and Peter Black.
Recorded during The Kaffeine Buzz on Post 303 Radio (post303radio.com), I interview Brennen Bryarly, aka Option4, the founder of The 100, a new monthly party launching in Denver on November 19, 2011, at Beauty Bar.