It wasn't so much from paranoia as from years of conditioning.
Walking into New Broadsterdam, I encountered a full-on police issue Harley Davidson with emblems still attached sitting in their front entryway.
It almost made me turn around and run out the door and across South Broadway as fast as I ... More >>
From the outside, you might think that New Age Medical looks like yet another stereotypical green-and-white discount marijuana shack pumping out crappy, cheap warehouse bud. And you'd almost be correct -- except for the exceptionally well-grown cannabis.
There are a lot of marijuana-related goings-on tomorrow, what with it being 4/20 and all, but this event looks like a definite hit. Burlycute, the burlesque production company run by Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett), happens to be booked on the third Friday of every month at Bar Standard, and Vette a ... More >>
Cassandra KotnickBob Marley watches over 8 Rivers CafeWanda James, who owns 8 Rivers Cafe with her chef/husband, Scott Durrah, isn't the only entrepreneur upset with the Yelp review filter. A couple of other restaurateurs have weighed in on Laura Shunk's story about her campaign against Yelp, ... More >>
The pirates were out in full force at Friday night's Buccaneer Ball at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science; attendees were playing the part enthusiastically, with about nineteen out of every twenty participants dressed in their best piratical finery. (Although some people seemed to confu ... More >>
Michael Franti & Spearhead with Brett Dennen
7.31.10|Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Since 1986, Michael Franti has been making music with a social conscience -- from his industrial punk days in the Beatnigs to the hip-hop leaning Disposable Heroes to his current (and most commercially successful) project ... More >>
Freebird!While scalpers weren't hawking The Princess Bride tickets for three or four times their $10 box office price - as they did on Craigslist for the Hangover last week - the Film on the Rocks movie did sell out Tuesday night.
It was the second consecutive sellout for Film on the Rocks s ... More >>
It's been about a year and half since the Fray's last release, the self-titled follow-up to its double platinum debut, How to Save a Life. In between touring and writing songs for its next album, Denver's favorite power-ballad purveyors have been working on a cover album. We caught up with D ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?"
The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. ... More >>
Aaron Thackerayâ€‹Rock the Bells 2009
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Better than: ringtone rap, anything associated with Auto-Tune or
listening to the self-proclaimed newly anointed "King of Pop," Kanye
West, talk about himself endlessly.
Since 2003, Rock the Bells has been the pre ... More >>
See photos of Day One's fans on the slideshow page.
It's here: The second edition of the Mile High Music Fest is underway, and our gaggle of writers and photogs are shvitzing their way around the grounds to bring you ongoing, as-close-to-live-as-my-fingers-allow coverage of Denver ... More >>