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    October 21, 2013

    Phish's ten most overlooked jams

    Phish, which kicked off its fall tour this past weekend in Virgina, has a body of work large enough to provide fans with endless fodder for "best ever" and "all-time great" arguments. Such discussions often devolve into pointed and passionate debates. It's not that Phish fans are easily agitated or ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    The best punk in Denver in September

    RIOT FEST @ MAY FARMS | SAT & SUN, 9/21-9/22 When your band can be said to be a direct and obvious influence on the Ramones, the Sex Pistols and countless punk bands since, it's fair to say you've made an impact on punk rock. But The Stooges didn't look too far into the future in making its music, i ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    ERIC PRYDZ @ THE CHURCH | FRI, 6/14/13 Eric Prydz's biggest hits so far have both incorporated famous work by other musicians: "Call on Me," from 2004, samples Steve Winwood's "Valerie," and the 2006 track "Proper Education" is a remix of Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2." But the DJ ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Nine Inch Nails' Denver date (well, Broomfield) at 1STBANK Center, Wednesday, November 13

    After a successful tour with How to Destroy Angels, which made a stop at the Paramount Theatre this past April, Trent Reznor has put the paddles to Nine Inch Nails, and is preparing to hit the road. Yesterday, "Came Back Haunted," a track from NIN's forthcoming album, Hesitation Marks, due out on Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    The ten best EDM shows in Denver in June

    DADA LIFE @ 2013 WESTWORD MUSIC SHOWCASE | SAT, 6/22 The craze surrounding Dada Life is well deserved. The act knows how to throw the wildest party in the EDM game. Banana suits, inflatable champagne bottles, champagne showers and stage diving are just some of craziness that comes with this duo. Cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Photos: Ten famous same-sex couples who've tied the knot

    Yesterday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed civil unions into law; for our coverage, click here. In honor of this historic step, we've assembled photos and information about famous same-sex couples who've legally committed to each other, either through marriage ceremonies in areas where doing so is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2013

    SnowBall Music Festival 2013 tipsheet: The eight must-see acts you should catch today

    For those of you lucky enough to be up in the mountains this afternoon for day two of the SnowBall Music Festival gets ready to get underway, you're probably going over the lineup and hatching a plan for what you're going to see today. If so, we've got you covered. We put together a short tipsheet o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift Denver date set for June 2, 2013

    Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Reader: Most TV shows set here were not as popular as Mork & Mindy

    Many well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, everything from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But there have also been plenty of obscure shows set in this state, and we dredged up ten of those in "Ten TV shows you didn't know were set in Colorado." According to one com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Boulder pro Sonya Looney on posing for the sexed-up Cyclepassion calendar

    "The human body -- male or female -- is a work of art, especially with athletes," says Boulder-based mountain bike pro endurance racer Sonya Looney, the latest local rider to strip down for Cyclepassion, the infamous German Calendar of International Cycling Stars often disparaged/celebrated as bike ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    The five best concerts in Colorado this week, Monday, August 27 through Friday, August 30

    Good morning! Here we are again. Weekend's over. Bummed? So are we. Luckily, there's another full slate of music to look forward to this week. As always, the choices are plentiful. From folk and metal to indie rock and jam, whatever your flavor, there's plenty of options. Mumford & Sons kicks off a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Found Footage Festival's Nick Prueher on how to masturbate videos and the death of VHS

    There's a lot of weird shit captured for posterity on videotape. Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett have been collecting it for 21 years, and touring the world sharing it under the name Found Footage Festival for the past eight. During that time, they've become de facto VHS historians, amassing an incredi ... More >>

  • Articles

    August 9, 2012
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    August 3, 2012

    Ski Porn: MSP, Stept Productions, Level 1 unveil 2012 video trailers

    Colorado has become the Hollywood of the adventure-film business, and the local ski-porn premiere season will be in full swing by this time next month. But the Colorado-based crews at Matchstick Productions (MSP), Level 1 Productions and Stept Productions have already released tantalizing teasers fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Indepedent monitor: Search for Richard Rosenthal's successor drags on

    The search is (still) on for Denver's second-ever independent monitor. After Richard Rosenthal accepted a similar position in British Columbia late last year, Mayor Michael Hancock's office convened a committee to search for his successor. By April, it had whittled the results down to three names: E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Mountainfilm in Telluride announces 2012 award winners

    Mountainfilm in Telluride closed out its 34th annual festival on Monday with an awards ceremony in Telluride's Town Park, recognizing six films for various prizes and naming the nonprofit organization Peaceful Uprising as winner of the 2012 Moving Mountains Prize. The award -- and $12,000 -- goes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2012

    Review: Global Dub Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 5/18/12

    GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 5.18.12 Barely half way through the show and still awaiting the headlining acts, Red Rocks Amphitheatre was absolutely blowing up with the sounds of Datsik. Flipping the script on everybody with an explosive remix of M.O.P.'s "Ante Up," the British Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Ten movies and TV shows set in Colorado -- but filmed somewhere else

    Colorado has a rich film history. Nearly 400 movies have been shot here in more than 100 years. But, as explained in this week's cover story "The Reel West," Colorado is experiencing a bit of a film drought lately, something that lawmakers and industry folks hope to reverse. Instead of shooting in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Paraplegic skier Josh Dueck learns Sit Ski backflip at Woodward at Copper

    Salomon Freeski TV's clip of paraplegic skier Josh Dueck hucking the first-ever Sit Ski backflip has us as stoked as any other trick we've seen filmed this season. Dueck -- formerly a competitive freestyle skier before a T11 spinal chord injury in 2004 -- won bronze in the Mono Skier X event last we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Andrew W.K. in Denver at Bluebird on 3/20

    Grab your party shoes, kids. Andrew W.K. is coming back to Denver. In honor of the ten year anniversary of I Get Wet (hands up if you can believe it's already been a decade since dude first hit the scene), Mr. Party Hard is bringing his party to the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, March 20. Brace yours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    ACLU wants Department of Justice to investigate Denver Police

    The December news that Richard Rosenthal, Denver's Independent Monitor, would be leaving the post for a similar job in British Columbia, was greeted with enthusiasm by some law-enforcement types, who saw him as anti-cop. And their delight wasn't tempered by his office's final scathing report, on vie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Review: ohGr at the Bluebird, 12/07/11

    Tom MurphyohGr last night at the Bluebird Theater​OHGR AT THE BLUEBIRD | 12/07/11"Don't do coke," Ogre urged the audience at the Bluebird last night. "Because I sure fuckin' did, and it nearly killed me." This unvarnished pronouncement from ohGr's frontman came at the end of a particularly str ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    April 25, 2011

    Snowsurf, noboard & backcountry magnificence from Sweetgrass Productions (VIDEO)

    ​There are, no doubt, saner ways to film the Cordillera Blanca of Peru than paragliding a few feet above jagged glaciers, vertiginous cliffs and freezing lakes, camera and breathing and life itself neatly suspended -- but that wouldn't be the path chosen by Sweetgrass Productions, a backcountr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Today in Stoke: Silverton Mountain to host 2011 Red Bull Cold Rush freeskiing contest

    Photo by Yorick Carroux for Red Bull PhotofilesSean Pettit on his way to winning the 2010 Red Bull Cold Rush.​Huge news from Silverton Mountain this week: The Red Bull Cold Rush big mountain and big air freeskiing competition is coming to Colorado, March 14-18, after being held in Canada (firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Denver Zoo's sheep baby daddys are working overtime: Five new lambs!

    Denver Zoo"What's up, Ma?"​You know what's the most effing adorable thing ever? Baby sheep. And maybe baby monkeys and baby giraffes and horny polar bears named Cranbeary. But definitely not naked mole rats. And the best place to oogle baby sheep this summer will be the Denver Zoo, seeing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Hey, DJ! Q&A with DJ LARGECHILD

    Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    U2's 360° Tour skips comes to Denver

    Update: Just received word that U2 will be bringing its 360° tour to Denver on Saturday, June 12, at Invesco Field. Oh happy day! No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but they Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 6, and will reportedly range from $55 to $250 online at the Invesco Field bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    CSU's Japan earthquake test: best experiment ever

    Yesterday, a Colorado State University team led by civil engineering professor John van de Lindt successfully staged a very large-scale test in Miki City, Japan. They've come up with a new approach to building earthquake-proof (or at least more earthquake-proof) buildings, and to see if they're on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Pot house for sale

    13620 Plaster Circle in Broomfield, a former pot house now for sale. The three-bedroom, two-bath house at 13620 Plaster Circle in Broomfield currently for sale for $317,000 sounds like a pretty good place. "Updated ranch style home in very good condition," reads the online description for the 1,752 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Breathe Carolina premiers new video, tours until the end of time

    Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>

  • Film

    January 3, 2008

    Grand Design

    Homayoun Ershadi, from architect to actor.

  • Film

    February 16, 2006

    Primal Fur

    Disney parades its pooches through the frigid Eight Below.

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Homo on the Range

    Ledger and Gyllenhaal are cowboys in love.

  • Culture

    May 27, 2004
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    May 27, 2004

    Opening Volley

    Tennis courts new players to reverse its losing streak.

  • Culture

    May 13, 2004
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    May 6, 2004
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    April 29, 2004
  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Horn Again

    The Unicorns resurrect the mystic rite of having fun.

  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Club Scout

    Bassnectar

  • News

    November 7, 2002

    Big Lax Attack

    The arrival of lacrosse legend Gary Gait could make the sport Mammoth in Colorado.

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2002

    Gran Finale

    The Raging Grannies prove youre never too old for politics.

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    Hurrah for Hay-Burners

    Horse racing nears the finish line.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    Uh-Oh, Canada!

    The first nation of hockey won't be taking home the Stanley Cup this year.

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Instrumental Asylum

    Swingin' Sting? Bluegrass Bruce? Rhapsodic R.E.M.? CMH Records has given Eighties faves a musical makeover.

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    December 25, 1997
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    July 10, 1997
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    June 1, 1994
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