Is there a more geek-friendly month than October? With Halloween anchoring things at the end, we get a full slate of horror goodies all month, and even the mundanes get in the spirit. Horror not your thing? It's still an excuse to dress up as your favorite robot, hobbit or superhero (plus, free cand ... More >>
Civic Center Eats will sport a very tasty addition today: DPL Connect, a tricked-out trike that peddles (and pedals) a collection of free books (tomes being purged from the collection) and also serves up a wi-fi hot spot. The book bike made its debut yesterday on the Garden Block of the 16th Street ... More >>
The dog days of summer are upon us. Luckily, we geeks have nothing to worry about, because August is full of opportunities to beat the heat and have some nerd-friendly fun at the same time. From gaming conventions and classic geek films to the world's nerdiest county fair, August offers a multitude ... More >>
Robots are everywhere. From helping us find cat videos on the Internet to assembling other robots (yeah, that can't end well), they've become almost as ubiquitous in real life as they have been in pop culture for years. This Saturday, the multimedia art exhibit Let's Pretend We're Robots opens at Go ... More >>
In honor of the release of Stoker, the English language debut of Park Chan-Wook, the Sie FilmCenter is hosting a retrospective of the South Korean filmmaker's revenge series starting tonight with the first entry in Chan-Wook's trilogy, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance. The series continues tomorrow with O ... More >>
Claudia Folska, Westword cover girl and a candidate for the RTD Board of Directors, has a variety of interests. In college, she started a nonprofit called Eyecycle that pairs sighted people and blind people on tandem bicycles. After college, she biked from Pakistan to China. This past spring, she ea ... More >>
Claudia Folska's resume is impressive. In college, she started a nonprofit. After graduate school, she biked from Pakistan to China. This past spring, she earned a dual doctorate from the University of Colorado. And best of all, she once groped Arnold Schwarzenegger -- a feat she jokes that she coul ... More >>
Joe Piscopo joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 1980, after honing his stand-up chops at New York's Improv; he stayed with the show until 1985. During his SNL stint, he became known for such original characters as the Sports Guy, as well as celebrity impersonations of David Letterman and Frank ... More >>
It might not help you understand Curiosity's mission
This Sunday, the most ambitious mission to Mars thus far will land on the red planet. The Curiosity Rover is on a two-year mission to look for signs of life, study its climate and geology and collect data that might help future manned missions. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is hosting a li ... More >>
Starting tomorrow, Aurora will play host to the International Powerlifting Federation World Masters Bench Press Championships. As explained in our cover story about tourism in Aurora, "Wish You Were Here!," local powerlifting champions Dan and Jennifer Gaudreau worked with the fledgling Visit Aurora ... More >>
Colorado has starred in hundreds of movies -- and more recently, watched as filmmakers pass up the Centennial State for cheaper locales, even if their films are set here. (Thanks for nothing, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.) But lawmakers and industry folks have a plan to change that, a plan that could b ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part two of my interview with Brad Arguello, exec chef of the Uber Sausage. Part one of my chat with Arguello ran in this space yesterday. Brad Arguello The Uber Sausage 2730 East Colfax Avenue 303-862-7894 www.theubersausage.com What you'd like to see more of in Denver/B ... More >>
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