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  • Colder Boulder

    published December 29, 2011

    The Polar Plunge ain't for cold-weather wimps. Now in its 29th year, today's Alzheimer's Association of Colorado fundraiser invites brave... More >>

  • J-Pop Culture

    published December 29, 2011

    You're going to need a costume for your costume to attend tonight's Nan Desu Kan New Year's Eve Costume Ball. "Imagine your character is... More >>

  • Ladies' Night

    published December 29, 2011

    Drag Nation: Apocalypse, a holiday spin on Tracks Nightclub's Friday tradition, goes off with an even bigger bang tonight as the raucous... More >>

  • Happy New Year: Mi Pueblo's crazy Ken-doll confection takes the cake

    Happy New Year: Mi Pueblo's crazy Ken-doll confection takes the cake

    published Dec 30, 2011

    The Mi Pueblo Market at 125 Knox Court in the Barnum neighborhood might be the best grocery store in the entire world. On any given day, the clean and brightly decorated market is warmly bumping a reg... More >>

  • Xmas Marks the Spot

    published December 22, 2011

    It’s karaoke. It’s burlesque. It's an insanely tangled celebration of sing-along and striptease, and this year's edition of 3 Kings... More >>

  • Amy Winehouse's passing a reminder: addicts are people too

    published Dec 29, 2011

    I've been staring at Amy Winehouse's signature for weeks. After reading the liner notes to Lioness: Hidden Treasures, Amy's third and final record, I wanted to know more about her. I wanted to get bey... More >>

  • Turn Up the Dial

    published December 1, 2011

    During The 1940's Radio Hour's last appearance at the Arvada Center in 2004, love was most certainly in the air. Production leads... More >>

  • I'm giving up money and sugar in 2012. What are your resolutions?

    I'm giving up money and sugar in 2012. What are your resolutions?

    published Dec 27, 2011

    I love New Year's resolutions. If I keep them, I feel like the most important person in the universe of me. If I break them, I just go back to the original list and edit, making it look as though I ha... More >>

  • Hanukkah Hoedown

    published December 15, 2011

    While the debate still rages over whether applesauce or sour cream is the ultimate latke topping, the real question is, where can one get good... More >>

  • Holiday Humor with a Twist

    published December 1, 2011

    There's a simple and obvious recipe for A Christmas Twist, and it goes something like this: "Take A Christmas Carol and... More >>

  • Bros and Ho Ho Hos

    published December 15, 2011

    SantaCon isn't about celebrating the Christmas holiday -- it's about dismantling the illusion and lore. "We're just scratching the surface of a... More >>

  • FML, white girl sitcoms and other things that can stay in 2011

    published Dec 20, 2011

    Yes, 2012 is creeping up on us like my 32nd birthday (no need to send presents -- I will only be accepting fan letters as gifts and creepy Facebook messages of adoration from high school stalkers). Si... More >>

  • Word Play

    published December 8, 2011

    Writer and storyteller Charly "The City Mouse" Fasano is no stranger to mingling with musicians. The spoken-word artist has shared the stage with... More >>

  • Brokencyde

    published December 15, 2011

    MySpace is dead, but Brokencyde lives on as a walking, shit-talking cockroach of the hair scene's past. The youngish crunk punks from... More >>

  • Hey, hot tranny: Where'd you get that sparkly tank top?

    published Dec 13, 2011

    Long, long ago, in the fashion lexicon of yesteryear, satin meant "fancy." But today, in the modern world of casual everything, sequins mean "fancy." How fancy? Fancy, as in what you can wear with jea... More >>

  • Gridiron Girls

    published December 8, 2011

    There's a first time for every drag queen -- and king. The inaugural edition of I'll Be Ho Ho Ho...Mo For the Holidays: A Drag Football... More >>

  • National Anthem

    published December 1, 2011

    Forget Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol or even Home Alone: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is... More >>

  • Gem Class

    published December 1, 2011

    Last holiday season, Stranded Jewelry proprietor Amelia Deleon brought her annual holiday trunk show out of the living room and into Illiterate... More >>

  • Reel-Life Romance

    published December 1, 2011

    While collaborating on the 2007 film Once, musicians Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova proved that life can imitate art, as their real-life... More >>

  • I'm an idiot, and other misconceptions about retail employees

    published Dec 06, 2011

    When I'm not interviewing drag queens, reviewing concerts and rating Santas for Westword, I'm working at Shirt Folding Store. For twenty hours a week, I fold shirts (and, more important, jeans) alongs... More >>

  • Teaser for Jason Heller's first novel, Taft 2012, revealed

    published Dec 05, 2011

    In advance of the January 17 release of Jason Heller's first novel, Taft 2012, Quirk Books has offered up a gorgeously constructed film teaser. A glimpse into the fictional candidacy of a long-dead W... More >>

  • Shirley Delta Blow brings her Ho Ho variety show to Hamburger Mary's Saturday

    published Dec 02, 2011

    A Shirley Delta Blow show ain't your momma's drag tradition: though Saturday night's performance at Hamburger Mary's Club M is all queens, it's not just glitter, choreography and lip-syncing. Blow and... More >>

  • Wheel Power

    published November 24, 2011

    Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: The Rocky Mountain Rod & Custom Show is back for its fifteenth year of celebrating all that's... More >>

  • Lights, Lights, Action!

    published November 24, 2011

    Downtown Denver gets its holiday switch flipped tonight as the City and County Building, Union Station, the 16th Street Mall and various other... More >>

  • Colorado comedian Lori Callahan sticks it to the Mormons

    Colorado comedian Lori Callahan sticks it to the Mormons

    published Nov 29, 2011

    Even though we may have made the "wrong assumption, wrong conclusion" about the onslaught of "I'm a Mormon" billboards across the state, comedian Lori Callahan still sees a correlation. She can't help... More >>

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