Michael Paglia visits the Denver Art Museum in this week's review, taking in the exhibit that features work from such revered artists as Rousseau, van Gogh, Matisse, Chagall and Picasso, among many other heavy hitters. Continue reading for photos from the exhibit.
BLKHRTS (MIXTAPE RELEASE) @ MARQUIS | SAT, 7/27/13 BLKHRTS have crafted an utterly riveting hybrid sound that centers on retro-futuristic production that is both unique and progressive. Live, the crew brings an unbridled energy that's as ferocious as Onyx, as primal as Body Count and as frenzied and ... More >>
MAYHEM FESTIVAL @ FIDDLER'S GREEN | SUN, 7/7/13 Established in part by Kevin Lyman, one of the founders of the Warped Tour, this traveling showcase features a stacked lineup that caters to metal fans, with side activities for your downtime throughout the day. With a metal roster as diverse as Rob Zo ... More >>
Monday, August 20, Summit Music Hall, 866-468-7621.
See Also: - First annual Great American Techno Festival to hit Great American Beer Festival - The Great American Techno Festival aims to give beer geeks a place to dance - Denver's Ten Best Dance Clubs Technoheads, mark your calendars! The lineup for the second annual Great American Techno Festival ... More >>
It's the stuff of Saturday-morning cartoons and "The Far Side:" a hapless postal carrier being chased around the neighborhood by the family dog. But the vicious attack on a Denver postal carrier on Monday demonstrated that mail carriers face real danger even on their regular routes. In fact, Denver ... More >>
Tony Clement Roam 1033 East 17th Avenue 720-382-2935 www.denverseafoodrestaurants.com This is part two of my interview with Tony Clement, exec chef of Roam. Part two of our chat ran yesterday.
Oh, hell yeah! Mark your calendars. It's really happening. Van Halen is coming to Denver. It's confirmed, and we finally have a date. Thursday, May 24, at the Pepsi Center, Van Halen will be here with Kool and the Gang. So stoked! Almost as stoked as we are to hear the new record, A Different ... More >>
Gauntlet Hair has plenty to smile about.We imagine this has been a pretty bittersweet week for the members of Gauntlet Hair. After being stranded in Montreal for a few days due to a busted van, the dudes have finally made it to New York just in time for CMJ. Though the repairs to the van left ... More >>
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
Lori Midson Jim Cohen The Empire Lounge & Restaurant 816 Main Street, Louisville 303-665-2521 www.theempirerestaurant.com Pizzeria da Lupo 2525 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder 303-396-6366 www.pizzeriadalupo.com This is part one of my interview with Jim Cohen, chef/owner of The Empire Restaurant ... More >>
As Pollination Population, Katherine Ersing folds volumes of personal stories into melodies made from bells, acoustic guitar and her trademark cassette tape samples. Finding beauty in the easily ignored sounds of traffic noise and passing conversation, the Buffalo, New York transplant makes ... More >>
Pamela LittkyUpdate 11/02: Just received word that Dashboard Confessional has postponed its upcoming tour due to "a family situation that is beyond our control," including a scheduled appearance at the Fillmore on Monday, November 9. No word on when the dates will be rescheduled or how this new d ... More >>
These weekly lists are often easy to put together. I review a Mexican restaurant, I can make a list of other Mexican restaurants I love. I write about Chinese food, I can list a half-dozen other places to get good duck. But this week? Not so much. I've been sitting here, wracking my brain trying ... More >>
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 >>
Buffalo, New York-based DeepThinka Records just released Rebel Radio 45: The Free Double Mixtape mixed by DJ Anubus, DJ Optimus Prime and Billy Drease Williams. Why do we care? Well, mostly because it's a dope mixtape that's free, but also because Denver's own ManeLine is featured on the project nex ... More >>
As work continues on refurbishing the long-dilapidated “Fontius” building on the corner of 16th and Welton, passersby are starting to get a sense of what the glory days must have been like for this historic structure, which went up in 1922 as the Steel Building, home to a Steel’s department st ... More >>
And the wiener is
Tuesday, August 28, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-832-5288.
A home where the Buffalo roam.
Only in America.
I have long held that Buffalo, New York -- where I spent a few formative years of my cooking career -- is a city unjustly labeled as a one-hit food town. Chicken wings, chicken wings, chicken wings, right? Nothing but deep-fried bird parts and snow. But this is wrong. Well, maybe not the snow pa ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
A round-the-world tour of pizza.
My wife's an Old Fashioned girl.
Breaking bread with Colorado's top competitive eater.
Make a List
The Full Monty's striptease is more rousing than arousing.
Looking back at the Central Library, looking ahead at the Civic Center.
Luciano's Pizza and Wings
Notes From the Underground
Terry Gross brings a breath of Fresh Air to Denver.
For Jim Carrey, the sky's the limit in Bruce Almighty.
A musical version of The Full Monty stays true to the original fable.
To market, to market
Dedicated roller-hockey players shoot for their chance to score a pro league.