Welcome to the weekend, friendos! Mere hours away from quitting time, and there's so much great music to look forward to this weekend. We've got some choice grooves on tap from Disco Biscuits, who are closing out their three-night Colorado run tomorrow night at 1STBANK Center, some heavy goodness fr ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it's not surprising that the most common (and favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off we go, on and on about t ... More >>
Ready for another solid week of shows? Good. There's plenty to look forward to this week, a diverse batch of offerings from the jammier side of things with the Disco Biscuits, who's setting up shop in Colorado for three nights, to the long and eagerly awaited Denver appearance of Cat Power to a floo ... More >>
Since 1983, Melvins have been perfecting their brand of influential rock, inspired in part by punk and in part by the music Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover grew up hearing as kids in the '60s and '70s. With Melvins, the two have taken that sound to different places with each record that their contempor ... More >>
On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>
This is part one of my interview with Biker Jim, chef-owner of Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs. Part two of our banter will run in this space tomorrow. Jim Pittenger Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs 2148 Larimer Street 303-550-8231 www.bikerjimsdogs.com "I'm too young to have this much history," quips the 54- ... More >>
Denver's best live music bets, weekend of January 20, 2012
Update: According to the final numbers released from the Loveland Police Department, thirteen total arrests resulted from Occupy Denver's attempt to shut down the area's Walmart distribution center on Monday. Charges included obstructing a public roadway, hindering transportation and resisti ... More >>
If, for whatever reason, you don't happen to be working next Thursday, May 26, and you're in the Broomfield area, Broomstock 2011 is slated to take place at Broomfield County Commons Park, with two dozen acts performing on two stages. Along with familiar names like No Fair Fights, The Skyline ... More >>
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
It's a bittersweet day for music fans in Northern Colorado. Today our neighbors to the north are mourning the loss of two of their own, DJ Jimmy Hands and Kyle Dyas, KUNC's music director, who both passed away unexpectedly over the weekend. The sad news comes in just as we're getting word f ... More >>
Tom MurphyJP Pitts of Surfer Blood rides a wave into the crowd SURFER BLOOD With the Dewars and the Drums 10.10.10 | Bluebird Theater From the moment the Dewar brothers took the stage and opened with "Life is Like a Merry Go Round Until the Burial Ground," it was clear that they had ample p ... More >>
A Frontier Airlines statement about Southwest's bid to acquire AirTran didn't include any reference to Denver. But Daniel Shurz, Frontier's vice president of strategy and planning, stresses that the Mile High City's very much in the forefront of the carrier's plans. "Denver is 76, 77 percent ... More >>
Kate LevyCheck out the slideshow for more pics from last night. Whoo boy! What a time we had last night. Every year, I'm always so energized after hosting the awards ceremony -- not to mention hungover (more on that in a minute). As I mentioned last night (numerous times, apparently), I'm re ... More >>
Call us homers if you must, but sometimes we just can't get over how unbelievably badass the music scene is in this town. Sure, like any other place, we have a seemingly endless supply of crappy also rans and probably-never-will-be's, but for every five of those, we have a Solar Bear, an ac ... More >>
Leah, aka Single Infertile Female, is getting a lot of advice."I can't even begin to tell you how weird it is to be shopping for sperm," says Leah, who blogs under the moniker Single Infertile Female. "It's not one of those things you ever think you'll be doing -- judging men online by their ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
As we pointed out yesterday, a climate-change rally in Greeley on Wednesday didn't exactly qualify as a grassroots uprising, given the participation of EnergyCitizens.org, an affiliate of the American Petroleum Institute, which opposes legislation to cap greenhouse gases recently passed by the U.S. ... More >>
Cooking up properly spelled food at China Jade.There are plenty of people in Denver who love nothing more than catching me out in a mistake. But one of the benefits (and perils) of living and working in this freaky William Gibson future of the interweb? People from thousands of miles away can correc ... More >>
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We'll have a blue, not-so-blue Christmas.
Writing about my rape at the age of seven was the hardest story I'd ever done. Then I landed in jail.
From the week of June 3, 2004
Coming to grips with the killer inside me.
Brave New World
If the FCC loosens its rules, will media giants go on a radio-and-TV shopping spree? Absolutely.
Style is in the eye of the beholder -- and you can finally behold some again at the Tabor Center.
Denver's best-known ambulance chaser rolls over Rollback Smiley.
Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.
Nick Mystrom has to finish building a duplex so that the state can tear it down.
New York baseball nostalgia hits Denver.
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THE DIZZYING HEIGHTS OF MARKAIR'S SECRET "ECONOMIC-DEVELOPMENT PLAN."
A DESPERATE CITY WOOS A DESPERATE AIRLINE.
DENVER COURTS AIRLINE WITH A TROUBLED FINANCIAL PAST.
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