• Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    BICEP @ NORAD | SAT, 8/10/13 It's always heartwarming when a childhood friendship grows into something more, which is exactly what happened with Bicep (aka Andy Ferguson and Matt McBriar). Currently based in London, the two spent their early years in Belfast, sneaking into nightclubs as soon as they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    St. Patrick's Day: The ten recurring themes that crop up in your traditional Irish drinking songs

    Irish drinking songs may seem fairly simple to the casual listener. The main theme is in the title, right? These are songs concerned with alcohol of any kind, tunes in 4/4 that are easy to clap along with during St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Though that may be the kind of criteria that guides thos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    U2's The Joshua Tree turns 25

    It's difficult to imagine, but U2 used to be cool. Not just cool, but one of the most innovative, inspiring and mysterious bands of their generation. The group challenged the sounds, look and emotional resonance of rock music, forever redirecting the cultural stream for good or ill. Today, while man ... More >>

  • Music

    August 18, 2011

    Stiff Little Fingers

    Saturday, August 20, Summit Music Hall, 1-866-468-7621. 

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Henry Rollins on National Geographic gig and other adventures in work

    ​Henry Rollins (appearing at the Soiled Dove Underground this Sunday, April 3) began his career fronting Black Flag, an endeavor he won a Grammy for chronicling in the audio book Get in The Van. He went on to front The Rollins Band and appeared in numerous films.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs won't open on St. Paddy's Day, but it will host a St. Paddy's Day party - on the Paddy-o!

    Lori Midson​To the electrician who completely fucked up Biker Jim's opening, you pretty much suck. Jim Pittenger, aka Biker Jim, was all set to fling open the doors of his new brick-and-mortar, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs, on St. Paddy's Day, but thanks to a half-ass electrician, the sausage sla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs opens on St. Patrick's Day with Guinness beer brats and Belfast bangers

    Lori MidsonBurn, baby, burn!​On Friday night, Biker Jim hosted a little party inside his new brick-and-mortar at 2148 Larimer Street, inviting a few friends and a trio of motorcycle stunt riders to christen the concrete floor with the lashings of burnt rubber, the decibel levels of which made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Van Morrison revisits perhaps his finest hour, forty years later

    "I believe I've transcended," Van Morrison repeatedly incanted toward the end of the title track from his 1968 album, Astral Weeks, during the second night of a brief November stint at the Hollywood Bowl. Indeed, frequently over the course of those two nights, the famously mercurial, 63-year-old Iri ... More >>

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Revenge of the Nerds

    More know-it-alls are taking to the bars to show off their big brains and pickle them at the same time.

  • Culture

    May 24, 2007

    Bold Girls

    Crossroads Theater hits the streets with this play about four Irish women.

  • Home Entertainment

    May 17, 2007

    More Shriek Than Shrek

    Pan's Labyrinth The War Tapes M*A*S*H The Siege

  • Music

    December 28, 2006


    Our music writers pick the year’s national bests.

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006
  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Class Act

    Professor Fred Frith is as much pupil as teacher.

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    Flow Boys

    It's a jet-set life for these college dropouts.

  • Film

    July 14, 2005

    Could Be Verse

    A love story told in iambic pentameter? Yes, and yes again.

  • Music

    May 12, 2005

    Club Scout

    Larimer Lounge

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    Buffalo Bills

    Luciano's Pizza and Wings does Buffalo cuisine right, but that may not be enough.

  • Calendar

    March 11, 2004

    Denver Done Dirty

    Rattlebrain clowns D-town

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Irish Eyes

    Tom Quinn Kumpf digs into deep-rooted Celtic myths

  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Club Scout

    DJ Fergie

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    The Beatdown

    After a six-year run, is now

  • Dining

    September 18, 2003

    Thank You!

    I brake for Jack-n-Grill, a temple to the taco.

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Bartender

    Steve Lighthouse
    Pints Pub

  • Culture

    March 22, 2001

    Iph... Only

    The Tir Ná nÓg Theatre Company shines in an updated version of an old play.

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Wigged Out

    An Everlasting Piece finds its sharp humor amid the chaos of Northern Ireland.

  • Music

    December 14, 2000


    Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Hit Pick


  • Film

    January 20, 2000

    Sob Story

    Angela's Ashes brings the Frank McCourt's story of growing up poor and Irish to the screen.

  • Music

    December 23, 1999

    And the Emmy Goes to...

    Many important musicians won't be on stage in Boulder with Emmylou Harris -- but they'll be with her.

  • Film

    February 25, 1999
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    January 8, 1998
  • Calendar

    September 25, 1997
  • Film

    March 27, 1997
  • Film

    January 30, 1997
  • Film

    January 19, 1994