FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL @ FIVE POINTS | SAT, 5/11/13
Since starting a decade ago, the Five Points Jazz Festival has been celebrating the music, culture and history of Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood by highlighting local jazz acts. Acts on the main stage of this year's festival include ... More >>
Pete Tong (due at Beta this Saturday, October 15) has had a ridiculous year: In commemoration of holding down a slot at BBC Radio 1 for twenty years, he took over the station for twelve hours, plus he re-launched his Pacha residency in Ibiza and started a pool party residency in Vegas. We cau ... More >>
Mr. Breathes.If medical marijuana reviewer William Breathes looks tired lately, it's not because he's been critiquing too much weed. Since being featured on Rupert Murdoch's iPad-friendly The Daily and National Public Radio, he's been absolutely inundated with interview requests, many from in ... More >>
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This is part two of my interview with Robert McCarthy, executive chef of Rialto Cafe. Part one of that interview ran in this space yesterday.
Favorite restaurant in America: Lupa, Mario Batali's restaur ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
William BreathesIt's been exactly one year since we kicked off our Mile Highs and Lows dispensary reviews. Since he's a sentimental guy (we think it might be the marijuana), William Breathes gave us the following look back at a year in pot reviewing:
Believe it or not, Westword staffers aren ... More >>
It's been three weeks since we first posted news of our search for a medical-marijuana reviewer. Within five minutes of that posting, we had our first application for this extremely part-time job. Within ten minutes, our first media inquiry. And the applications and media calls keep coming.
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It's not a Peel Session (that would be kind of hard to pull off, of course, considering that the legendary John Peel is no longer with us), but it's still pretty dang rad to hear that the Swayback had one of their songs, "What a Pity," played last night BBC Radio, specifically 6 Music's Introducing ... More >>
There are few organizations In the history of electronic music that loom larger than the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.They helped develop techniques and technologies that went on to become the mainstay of electronic musicians to this day, not to mention helped condition the masses to accept, even love, ... More >>
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Today in Cafe Society:
• A brief (100 year) history of Sixth Avenue -- including a stop at Little India (pictured).
• Oodles of noodles are coming to town.
• Cheer! We're not number three in binge-drinking.
• Prices, not expectations, ar ... More >>