This Saturday, some of the hottest local talent will be getting busy on fifteen stages throughout the Golden Triangle for the annual Westword Music Showcase. After the Showcase wraps, Q-Tip, hip-hop's premiere rapping, producing, trendsetting, superstar will rock a rare DJ set at City Hall Amphithea ... More >>
At 11 a.m., the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, will release its new beer, Skull & Crossbones Black Ale, inspired by Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship, the new exhibit that sets sail today at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. The dark- ... More >>
Mark MangerWhite Fence Farm: It's freakin' weird.This week? Total Heart-of-Darkness trip with my voyage through the chintz end of the American cultural spectrum. White Fence Farm blew my mind and, in the process, served me one damn fine plate of fried chicken. Thinking about that g ... More >>
Town Hall in Mountain View.
Mountain View, Colorado, a Denver suburb, is modern enough to have a website -- but the information on its home page suggests that its concerns are quaint and old-fashioned. The first item concerns "Weeds and Tree Limb Violations." The second notes that building permits ... More >>
I recently visited Casa Bonita for the first time, and I'm still trying to recover. No, that's not an indigestion joke about the food, sub-par as it may be. Actually, my mind was blown in a good way. As I'd been told, there's no easy way to describe the Lakewood institution, which bills itself as "T ... More >>
Photo: Aaron Thackeray
Rise Against's Tim McIlrath
Rise Against, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, the Gaslight Anthem
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Better than: Taking in a punk show in an arena setting.
Finding the optimal spot to take in the sound at the Fillmore Auditorium can be a tr ... More >>