Brokeback Mountain

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Cinema Q opens tonight with Appropriate Behavior: Can vacuous hipsters fill the void?

    With the booming Denver housing market and the influx of hipsters struggling to find meaning in a culture built on a bedrock of irony and flippant fashion, visiting Brooklyn -- ground zero for vacuous aesthetes -- is like looking into a crystal ball and seeing the future Queen City of the Plains. C ... More >>

  • Film

    February 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Videotique and Video One, independent video rental shops, will compete in Capitol Hill

    In Capitol Hill, proximity is everything. It's why the King Soopers there might have the tiniest, most frustrating jam of a parking lot in the city, but remains -- a top shopping destination. Just down the block, there's a video store called Videotique, a similarly cramped but popular spot for Cap H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Fitz & the Tantrums, Machine Head and more

    For whatever reason, you'll notice that this Saturday night, aside from the second night of STS9's two-night stand at the Fillmore, there aren't too many must-see shows. This is mere speculation on our part, but we're guessing that might have something to do with a certain sporting event taking plac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Rockmount Ranch Wear's brushes with celebrity

    ​In the over half a decade LoDo's Rockmount Ranch Wear has been in business, the company has had the time to brush elbows with quite a few celebrities. Stars like Elvis, Bob Dylan, and David Bowie have all been seen sporting Rockmount's unique brand of western wear, which will be the subject o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Midwives: Mom Jen Johnson's home-birth story

    ​ This week's cover story, "Special Delivery," tells the story of Indra Lusero, a home-birth-mom-turned-lawyer who has thrust herself into a legislative battle between midwives and doctors. After giving birth at home with a midwife eight years ago, Lusero became an advocate for the age-old pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2011

    Reader: Stock Show gay joke controversy is political correctness run amok

    ​The National Western Stock Show may have acknowledged that Brokeback Mountain jokes at the rodeo were offensive. But not all of our readers agree -- including one whose reference to a certain savior prompts a well-aimed shot at PC sensibilities.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Stock show apologizes for gay jokes, Brokeback Mountain banter at Saturday rodeo

    ​Update: The spokeswoman for the stock show has responded to our post and acknowledged that mistakes were made. See her comments below our original item. I was sitting in the stands of the rodeo at the National Western Stock Show on Saturday night, watching men wrestle steer to the ground, wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Hipsters versus cowboys: When fashion worlds collide

    Hipster or cowboy? You decide.​When Westword staff writer Melanie Asmar called out the announcer and rodeo clown at the National Western Stock Show Rodeo yesterday for using Brokeback Mountain references to make gay jokes (personally, I'm more offended they haven't updated their material since ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Jackie Greene

    Thursday, January 13, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399; Friday, January 14, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Seven Modern Post-Mortem Movies

    Heath Ledger will be remembered for several of his movies, no doubt -- his turn in Brokeback Mountain catapulted him into the stratosphere of stardom, to be sure. But the role for which he might most be remembered is his last: that of the Joker in the upcoming Batman: Dark Knight, opening on July 18 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    Give 'em the Boots

    Fresh City Life fashion faces West.

  • Calendar

    March 2, 2006

    Gay Caballeros

    You won't be able to quit this Oscar party.

  • Dining

    March 2, 2006

    Señor Rita’s

    Killer maragaritas

  • Dining

    February 16, 2006

    Hat Dance

    The Grizzly Rose lays it on the line.