TREY ANASTASIO BAND at OGDEN THEATRE | 1/28/14 Trey Anastasio Band kicked off its spring tour in Denver last night and debuted a couple new songs in front of a sold out crowd that was lined up down the block and across the street before doors were even open. The last time the band was in town in 201 ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword ... More >>
Steve Redzikowski Acorn 3350 Brighton Boulevard 720-542-3721 denveracorn.com Oak at Fourteenth 1400 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-3622 oakatfourteenth.com This is part one of my interview with Steve Redzikowski, exec chef of Acorn and Oak at Fourteenth; part two of my one-on-one with Redzikowski w ... More >>
We brake for art! Our next stop on the light-rail line brought us to Gregory Gove's "Connected," a mural at the Yale light-rail station. Gove found his inspiration for the piece while watching the ebb and flow of people in their daily lives. He imagined what they were thinking, and conjured up a col ... More >>
John Dadzie, the orbital center of Los Angeles' dubstep galaxy known as SMOG, is the mastermind behind 12th Planet. Transitioning from drum and bass to dubstep seems to be a natural course for producers in the past few years, and Dadzie has been at the forefront of that movement's progression. We re ... More >>
Arnold Rubio Tamayo 1400 Larimer Street 720-946-1433 richardsandoval.com/tamayo This is part two of my interview with Arnold Rubio, exec chef of Tamayo; part one of our chat ran yesterday. What's your idea of a great dining experience? I love great food, but a great dining experience really depen ... More >>
Founded in 1985 by a group of teenage friends who had been part of the Bay Area hardcore scene, Neurosis was never just a conventional band. Dabbling in heady ideas and archetypes of the human imagination, Neurosis is one of the most influential metal band of the last two decades, casting a shadow o ... More >>
CHURCHILL @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 9/30/12 Last night, when Tim Bruns and Bethany Kelly left the stage and sprinted to the Bluebird's upstairs balcony to sing a couple songs, you could tell this was a special night for Churchill. "We didn't think anyone would show up if we played a second night," Bruns ... More >>
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult began as a film idea that Frankie Nardiello and Marsten Daley had that never fully came to fruition. The two met while touring with Ministry, and in 1987, inspired in part by disco, exploitation films, the industrial scene happening around them in Chicago and a mutu ... More >>
If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of ... More >>
Every week, just when we think we've seen the best of the upcoming concert season and that things couldn't possibly get any more compelling, there's a whole new batch of new shows to make us flip our lids. This week: Skrillex at Red Rocks in August, preceded a few days earlier by two Neil Young show ... More >>
James Van Dyk Lucky's Cafe 3980 Broadway, Boulder 303-444-5007 This is part one of my chat with James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe in Boulder. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. Back in the '60s, when James Van Dyk was growing up on the East Coast with a single worki ... More >>
Agnes Sanchez knew she wanted to be a glassblower from the first time she saw a demonstration. "I kept telling my pops that this was it," she says. "I talked about it all the time. He was finally like, 'Stop talking about it and do it.'" Now she has an extensive body of work -- she makes vases, awar ... More >>
Tarina WestlundPavement is among the most influential rock bands of the '90s, despite not quite becoming a household name, and you can hear the band's influence in virtually all underground rock since then, from the slightly off-center rhythms, the jagged but melodic guitar riffs and the fasc ... More >>
David Shankbone This weekend in New York City, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is evidently slated to give a lecture to kids between the ages of eight and twelve titled "A Dissertation on White Noise." This news got us to thinking: What other musicians would we like to see teaching our childre ... More >>
â€‹Skinny Puppy stops at the Ogden Theatre Saturday, November 7 as part of the industrial band's In Solvent See tour, which kicks off October 30. Tickets are $30 in advance and go on sale Friday, August 15. Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt team for an acoustic evening Wednesday, October 7 at the Pikes Pea ... More >>
Florence Knolldefines modern at the Kirkland Museum.
The Fray's Isaac Slade and Joe King sound off on their favorite albums of 2007.
Advocate Skateboards is on a mission from God.
Kevin Fletcher aims for the NBA --from Europe.
Contemplate the sound of one hand clapping in a Capitol Hill zen garden.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Rufus Wainwright thinks the world could use a little romance right now.
As the world turns ugly, the local art season gets off to a beautiful start.
Great vegetarian food requires patience.
Mark Plaatjes just ran out of time.
And the gold medal for pinochle goes to...
All About My Mother lives up to its billing as a "screwball drama."
While other downtown malls died, Boulder’s was a real success story. But then came the chains and other Block-busters.
CU radio thrives on the AM band.
Two shows bring the best of both worlds to Denver.
Three members of famous musical families provide a good argument for nepotism.