The Westword.com blog shortcut, September 11, 2009
Setting the stage.
Photo by Rob Lee
Yeah, I hate typing that date, too.
Today in Backbeat Online: • Our top 5 Monolith can't-miss acts. • Q&A with Frank Turner. • Q&A with Jinji Thompson of the Skyline Surrender. • Monolith Q&A: Monotonix. • MP3 Freeloader: DJ MU$A offers new mixtape, Techno Savvy.
Today in Cafe Society: • A classic Denver Food & Wine Classic. • The DeKuyper Mix Master Bartender Contest will come to order. • Cheba Hut is a hit with Greeley judge. • Food mouthpiece Tony Bourdain lectures in Denver on November 18. • On the menu at Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza.
Today in The Latest Word: • Don't expect a Mike Rosen-David Sirota debate sequel. • Barack Obama's Michael Bennet shout-out. • Does Chad Ocho Cinoco plan a siesta against the Broncos? • Meanings of banned jelly bracelets: Is silver a hand job, fisting or outdoor sex? • Shmucks of the Week: Middle schoolers. Grow up, already.