There's a long history of musicians who suffered from and overcame (or sometimes didn't overcome) crippling shyness, anxiety and stage fright to fulfill their dreams of standing in the spotlight. That spotlight, it's a cruel, uncaring light. So bright. So uncomfortably warm. Everyone's staring at yo ... More >>
Cleo Parker Robinson is a Denver institution. Her dance company is now in its fifth decade, and tonight will perform the long-forgotten Southland, which Katherine Dunham had danced more than sixty years ago.
This production should be a real revelation, but when we spoke with Cleo about the dance, ... More >>
A sun-soaked, 75-plus degree afternoon for the Rockies' home opener. Buds blooming on the trees outside our terrace. Flip-flop adorned feet everywhere we look. Seems it's been an age since Denver enjoyed a springtime as warm and inviting as this one -- and the early onset of balmier temps has brough ... More >>
Ellie Rusinova and Brandan Styles, the art duo Mad Tatters, want you to embrace your darker side. "Too many people are afraid to find their shadow side," says Styles. "We both want to show ours, in our way, and we want to act upon and play in that dark area." Mad Tatters' show, Circus: Suspended Rel ... More >>
DJ Darina What's a dance club without booze? Some might say "intolerable," but Darina Miteva -- perhaps better known as DJ Darina, Bulgaria's #1 female DJ -- would beg to differ. "Everything is full of drunk people," Miteva says. "People at home don't like the environment in the nightclub." M ... More >>
Yet another reason to head for the hills this week: The new Summit Action Sports Film Festival in Breckenridge opens tonight at 5 p.m. at Brooklyn's Tavern, 500 South Main Street, with screenings of the People Crew's Cheers and five other ski and snowboard films. The festival continues tomorr ... More >>
We about lost our shit this past weekend when, while meandering the aisles of a downtown specialty store, we felt our ears assaulted with -- wait for it -- Christmas carols.
Despite the 75-degree temps Denver's seen lately, ready or not, the 2010 holiday party season is upon us, which means ... More >>
These days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE, emphasizes that it's targeting criminal aliens, not otherwise law-abiding citizens who lack documentation authorizing their U.S. residency. And that's the theme of ICE's latest Colorado busts. Of the 78 people rounded up fr ... More >>
It was almost six weeks ago that metal legend Ronnie James Dio died and the tributes keep rolling in. Yesterday, a video appeared online that featured members of thrash mainstays Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax sharing their memories of the man. The video was originally recorded and broadc ... More >>
Real Name: Michael C. Bestor
Occupation: City Manager
Suburb of Operations: Golden, Colorado and sometimes Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
Eyes: Telescopic vision
Known superhero skills: Golden Grillzilla can endow himself with Class 100 coordination, enabling hi ... More >>
HOW ILLEGAL ALIENS WITH CRIMINAL RECORDS COME OVER THE RIVER--AND THROUGH THE CRACKS.AMERICA OR BUST ILLEGAL ALIENS CAN COMMIT BURGLARIES, THEFTS AND ASSAULTS IN
DENVER--AND HAVE LITTLE TO FEAR FROM THE INS.