Seven years ago, on a Thursday in November, not long after Connor Gushen, a sous-chef at Vesta Dipping Grill, had moved to Denver, the scent of roasting turkeys wafted through the air. It was Thanksgiving, a day when families congregate around the dining room table and squawk about politics and each ... More >>
Gallup has released a new poll that measures the most religious communities -- a list topped by the Provo-Orem, Utah area, where 77 percent of respondents described themselves as "very religious." What about the least religious places? Gallup calculated that, too, with none other than Boulder finis ... More >>
Like many twelve-year-olds, Greg Paproski likes to board. But unlike most of those twelve-year-olds, he's focused on longboarding -- and spending the summer competing in races. With the help of his new sponsor, Dregs Skateboards, he's "hit" (longboard lingo for competed) three races in the North Ame ... More >>
Joellyn Duesberry: Detail, "Maine Bog Triptych," 2010.Colorado plein-air painter Joellyn Duesberry has a national reputation and an independent streak, to boot. She recently hung a retrospective show at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (it's now closed) and now has a beautiful monograph ... More >>
"Oh, I can absolutely work Saturday. I didn't have any plans anyway."The job market's still very tough, your 401 (k) has probably lost its value over the last week, and your rent, car payment and baby mama aren't going to get paid on their own. You hate your job, your boss treats you like gar ... More >>
Early in 2009, Alex Seidel, chef/owner of Fruition, 1313 East Sixth Avenue, bought a ten-acre parcel of earth that sits off a dirt road, just outside Larkspur, and named it Fruition Farms. From the beginning, Seidel, along with Verde Farms founder Josh Halder, cultivated herbs, greens and v ... More >>
Francisco Murillo, unwilling TV star.Back in March, we shared a photo gallery of criminals with Colorado connections who landed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List during the roster's sixty-year history. But the FBI's Denver branch has a most wanted list of its own -- four murderers and one at ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>
Is it the Denver Public Library or the Way-Bac Machine? A couple of blocks from the downtown Denver Public Library, they’re already shutting down and removing the mailboxes outside of the 14th Avenue post office because of “security concerns” during the upcoming DNC. They’re putting speci ... More >>
Locals Only: It’s been about a year since former executive director of the Colorado Hip-Hop Coalition, Apostle, aka Jeff Campbell, left Colorado to focus solely on his music career with his group Heavyweight Dub Champions. But the impact the Colorado Hip-Hop Coalition had in the late '90’s and e ... More >>
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Denver's John Scherer, a.k.a. the Video Professor, comes across as a kindly sort on the infomercials that his company airs on TV stations and cable systems across the country. But as was made clear in Westword's 2006 cover story about the Prof and his empire, which is based on mail-order tutorials d ... More >>
The Denver Center Theatre Company production is clean and credible.
Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Fame has its price for Video Professor John Scherer -- and he's eager to pay.
Not all hopes will be crushed at the Crush open tryouts.
A young pro bowler finds hope to spare.
The Crush is ready for its close-up.
Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.
Brad's ripped and The Iliad's shredded in the scintillating spectacle Troy.
Going camping across the country.
The arrival of lacrosse legend Gary Gait could make the sport Mammoth in Colorado.
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Titanium, the king of metals, scraps for a home in Denver.
Calling Albany (Kindercore)
Kate & Leopold brings romance back to the 21st century without too much goo.
Who needs DIA? Singapore Grill will transport you to Malaysia.
You may not have a flight, but you could be a winner!
What if things were just a little different for quarterback Mike Perez?
Bob Enyart is pro-life, pro-death (penalty) and anti-gay, and now he wants to take over the country.
OUT-OF-STATE MONEY POURS INTO SUSAN CASEY'S CAMPAIGN.