MGMT @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | FRI, 9/6/13 Back in 2008, at the peak of their Coachella-studded career, Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser were living one dream (deliciously abstract pop art) and singing about another: one rooted in Paris, heroin, cocaine, "elegant cars" and "models for wives," to ... More >>
ALT-J @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | THURS, 9/5/13 With prime slots this years's Coachella and millions of YouTube views, Alt-J is one of the hottest emerging acts in the country right now on the strength of its latest effort, The Lateness of the Hour. Alt-J sold out the Bluebird last spring, and this week ... More >>
Twisters Burgers and Burritos, a New Mexico-to-Colorado transplant, offers red- and green-chile enthusiasts a chance to get their spicy sauce fixes, with red-draped enchiladas and green-smothered cheeseburgers. But as I dug into a burger and a double-smothered burrito at the Aurora location, it quic ... More >>
The final eight episodes of Breaking Bad will begin Sunday. Over the course of five seasons, the series has established itself not just as one of the best shows now on TV, but as one of the best ever -- maybe the best ever. On the eve of this final stretch, we decided to look back over the series as ... More >>
I had one of my first real New Mexican meals in New Mexico, at the Little Anita's location in Albuquerque...and I hated it. I was astounded that people would dump alternating layers of boiling-hot green pepper sauce and equally steaming, nose-running-hot red pepper sauce on everything and suck this ... More >>
Thursday, December 15, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Like the perfect blend of everything that terrifies parents about teenage internet culture, Brokencyde (playing tonight at the Marquis Theater with Vampires Everywhere, It Boys and Dot Dot) has successfully crafted a niche for its dirty screamo raps that has, so far, gone untouched by any oth ... More >>
"Legal Document: Jury Summons" reads the outside of the notice with the State of Colorado seal. And an Albuquerque postmark...
10 more for the collection.Yesterday, Portfolio.com informed us that we live in the 7th best city for retirement among cold weather climates. Today, we learned that DIA is the best North American airport, according to Business Traveler. This, obviously, is cause for excitement. Because these ... More >>
Albuquerque, you don't stand a chance.When it comes to everything, Denver is the best city. Hands down. Our women are sexier, our men more agile, our homeless people more aggressive and our hard-ons more raging. We've got better bands, better teams, better cheese-steaks, hell, we've even got ... More >>
Lori Midson Jack Martinez Jack-n-Grill 2524 Federal Boulevard; 2630 West Belleview Avenue 303-964-9544; 303-474-4242 www.jackngrill.com This is part one of Lori Midson's Q&A with Jack Martinez, owner/exec chef of Jack-n-Grill. Check back here tomorrow to read part two of that interview. F ... More >>
So the music business is allegedly in dire straits right now, having endured the sharpest decline in CD sales ever this past year. Yet if you're paying attention you can't help but notice that act after act from Denver is being snatched up by various labels at stupefying rate, that, even during th ... More >>
Saturday, February 28, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
While employed in my last-ever cooking gig before coming here, I got to know grits pretty well, because I worked the night-shift at an Albuquerque Waffle House and one of my many responsibilities (along with tossing the drunks and cooking the hash browns and cleaning the grease traps) was fixing gr ... More >>
Like Little Anita's, Il Vicino is one of the few Albuquerque chains to survive the trip to Denver. But while Little Anita's has never been a top-tier spot back home (though it has some of the best chile I've found here in Denver), Il Vicino has always been one of the better fast-casual places in e ... More >>
Those flashy online Frontier ads sure look enticing. Click and you'll find out that the airline has extended it's Economic Stimulus Package deal until today! Flights from Denver starting at $39! "Save big bucks all across the USA," their website says. Big bucks! Across the USA! Why not? But click ... More >>
Though the pub quiz is rumored to have been invented by the Egyptians shortly after they invented beer, the sport has only recently achieved the kind of worldwide status accorded to other top sports, like soccer, baseball and beer pong. And it is here, in Denver, where the top teams come to compet ... More >>
The Latest Word is in the market for quality blogging and other web goodness from around Denver. Send tips. Republicans split on 3.2-beer debate, probably because they only drink wine and kitten's blood. (Face the State) Rocky employees: There are people in Albuquerque who feel your pain. And pe ... More >>
One of my strongest dining memories from childhood is dining at the café in the Broadway department store in Albuquerque. Strangely, I don't remember the food -- it was probably a grilled cheese sandwich or chicken noodle soup or some other kid-friendly dish -- but I remember the ambience. The di ... More >>
The Mexican wraps up the great tortilla debate.
An empty restaurant leads to idle thoughts.
Having your Social Security number stolen makes for a taxing situation.
Mixing it up in New Mexico.
The raw truth about Magnolia.
The sky's the limit at DIA for last-minute giving.
You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
Hairspray bops from the screen to the stage
I brake for Jack-n-Grill, a temple to the taco.
Driving up to Denver, the forecast is chile today, chile tomorrow.
Rocky Mountain Balloon Festival
Chatfield State Park
A New Mexico jazz trio makes smart music -- but you'll probably like it anyway.
The members of Albuquerque's Venus Diablo want to see the world--and the sooner the better.