Last week, we poured out a little guidance on what you might sneak under the tree (or Festivus Pole, or whatever) that would add a little splash of joy in the lives of any wine lover on your list. But we failed to include any actual wine in that grouping, because we believe it deserving of a special ... More >>
People get lazy in the summertime, but it's time to wake up: The fall theater season is only weeks away, and Denver Center Theatre Company tickets are now on sale. The focus may be on The Book of Mormon, which opens today in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, but when Mormon leaves, the DCTC season ... More >>
Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Kent Thompson has chosen his 2012-13 lineup. It contains some safe choices, some doubtless designed to appeal to high schoolers, the requisite Christmas show (not A Christmas Carol this time, but White Christmas), two scripts selected from this year's ... More >>
It's going to be a holly, jolly Christmas with Michael Buble's new collection of holiday classics.Michael Buble put out a killer Christmas record, and it could not have come at a better time. While the charts are currently flooded with dance-pop beats, synthesizers-laden hooks and auto-tuned ... More >>
Stop! You don't have to!So we're well into the Christmas season, and chances are good you're getting a bit tired of Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby and the Time-Life Christmas collection in general. What had been a charming return to familiar holiday standards -- and perhaps the only reason to ... More >>
There's just something about this time of year that inspires people to record parodies. Jack Black and Jason Segal just spoofed the David Bowie and Bing Crosby classic, "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy," and yesterday, Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly premiered their version of the tune. Cli ... More >>
The theremin is a choice instrument for making spooky Halloween sounds. Case in point, this collection of theremin cover songs, in which a slew of popular tunes immediately become significantly more creepy after being filtered through the completely awesome but frightening device. It's one of our ... More >>
A couple of nights ago, we had the absolute pleasure of seeing William Shatner and Lin Yu Chun do a rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" on Lopez Tonight that made our hearts cream with loving ecstasy. We have no clue what to actually think of Lin Yu Chin (other than that the internet seems t ... More >>
For the most part, Christmas is a time full of really good stuff to eat -- from the fancy (Christmas dinner with all the trimmings) to the simple (cookies). But there are some foods and drinks that just don't make sense anymore -- they belong to a different time, in which their original role ... More >>
Christmas songs really ought to be up little tunes -- hope, faith, charity, love and all that. But some songs have apparently snuck through the back door, drunk up all the rum, made a clumsy pass on pretty much everyone but the family dog, and are now holding court in the corner, seriously br ... More >>
"Do I irritate you?"Worry over the outcome of a mail-in vote on a new contract isn't the only thing stressing out King Soopers workers this season, as I learned during a shopping trip yesterday. When "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" came streaming over the speakers, our teenage s ... More >>
Saturday, June 21, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.
Capsule reviews of current shows
This restaurants time has come.
Capsule reviews of current shows
We're dreaming of a real holiday musical.
Geeky, freaky teen virgins attempt to get knocked up in Superbad, produced by guess who?
Nuclia Waste and her Demented Divas premiere a holiday show.
The Naughty and Nice Holiday Revue runs the gamut.
Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.
Wednesday, October 6, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Good Wheels Toward Men
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs.
'Tis the season to rate another avalanche of holiday discs.
Everything old is mold again when a brother from another 'hood lands in medieval times.
The music of the Bobby Collins Death Metal Armada is just what you'd expect: light, funny, pop-laden and free.
Unwrapping our annual roundup of musical season's greetings -- and beatings.
The Jurassic 5 make a heroic ascent from the hip-hop underground.
This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?
Papa J's still does service -- and sauce -- with a smile.
Part one of a pre-millennial salute to the music that made America sing.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
Sometime Kingston Trio member Bob Haworth has another gig--as the King of Fun.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.
TONY BENNETT IS GETTING OLDER--AND BETTER.
The Velvet Underground, Big Star, Guru, The Drop Nineteens