The spirit of Burning Man and Apogaea will rise in the Rockies when the Telluride Fire Festival debuts in that town in January. On Friday night, Denver burners and other pyromaniacs got a taste of things to come at Crash 45, where the crowds, some in fire-inspired costumes, beat the cold with fire-s ... More >>
Opiuo, New Zealand's liaison to funk, has built quite a following in this country with his Down Under sound. Residing primarily in Australia nowadays, the DJ-turned-producer is healing up from a recent surgery on his ear canal and turning his attention to hitting the road before returning to the stu ... More >>
Pacha Play began when the clothing line's local mastermind, Edica Pacha, wanted to expand her work as a photographer and installation and performance artist. "I started sewing as a way to get a little more creative and interactive with some of the work I was doing. I just started making clothes for ... More >>
No need to fear a future full of talking machines that are smarter than humans -- that future is already here. Local company Gamma Two Robotics specializes in artificial intelligence, and you can explore its world of wonders at a free open house tonight. But if wandering a room full of robots doesn' ... More >>
As members of Burning Man's Fire Arts Safety Team, DaveX and Eric Smith are combined experts in the fields of pyrotechics and flame effects. Together, Smith, chief inspector for the state of Nevada LP-Gas Board, and DaveX, licensed California pyrotechnic operator, saw a need for safety education in ... More >>
THUGFUCKER @ NORAD | SAT, 3/30/13 The duo collectively known as Thugfucker doesn't take themselves very seriously, despite collaborating to form the Life and Death brand -- a name you might remember from assorted showcases and live shows last year, including a stop at the Afterhours Anonymous annive ... More >>
This year's Burning Man Festival, a dusty annual event some people refer to as "home," gathered over 50,000 fantastical people in the desert in barely there (and occasionally, very there) costumes. This surreal gathering of interactive art and raging pyros in gregariarious garb might gather outside ... More >>
We're a world away from Burning Man Festival in Black Rock City, which took place this past weekend Nevada's Black Rock Desert, but that doesn't mean we can't get a taste of what we missed. Our West Coast Sound counterparts were on hand and took a slew of pics, allowing us to live vicariously throug ... More >>
While the biggest EDM event this weekend is Burning Man, if you're staying behind in Colorado, you don't have to feel left out. You can head up to Happy Ass Ranch at Lake George for Freeman Festival, a free festival with over twelve hours of music daily and nearly 100 DJs, or you can hit up Pitch a ... More >>
It's easy to spend a summer wasting away inside, with the air-conditioning cranked high. But even though it's easy, that doesn't mean it's right. Denver is full of great events this weekend that are cheap and cool -- in spirit, if not in actual temperature. From films made in just 48 hours to trunk ... More >>
It doesn't look like this year's Burning Man will be all peace and love in the desert. Britt Chester recently documented an earky exhibit of "ten items you'll need at Burning Man this year," including the crocheted coozies made by Julie Samek -- but another artisan is feeling burned.
Burning Man is hands-down the biggest celebration of life, art, music and culture that America has ever seen. The week-long event held in the days leading up to Labor Day in the Black Rock Desert -- roughly 120 miles north of Reno, Nevada -- will have approximately 50,000 people in attendance this y ... More >>
It's that time again: time to start making your festival plans for the coming year. Specifically, Burning Man, as tickets for the largest desert gathering since Moses led people to the Promised Land go on sale in about an hour (11 a.m. local time, to be exact). The festival, which is held every ye ... More >>
"Candice," by Marie Vlasic.Denver artist Marie Vlasic is no Shrinking Marie, and it shows in her striking work: full frontal, super-real portraits that don't shy away from anything, make your jaw drop and sing the body electric. That considered, Vlasic is also an aficionado of the Burning Man ... More >>
Pezzner plays Appaloosa tonight.The underground scene will be poppin' this Friday night with two back-to-back residencies sharing space. Seattle's Pezzner (Om/Freerange records) will share the stage with Sound Advice, the Tableist and Blood Beat, and Matt'e (aka Garret) at Appaloosa Grill. (9 ... More >>
Tonight's BoomTut party at Apex Movement in Boulder is going to be off the hook. This Whomp Truck fundraiser -- funds will help bring AudioPixel, Basscouch and the Whomp Truck to Apogaea -- is in a parkour studio, and the trampoline, jungle gym and parkour equipment will be open for business. ... More >>
Smallfry's Burning Man 2011 Zen Garden plansIn a collaborative effort that came together at the last moment, INTI and Peace Officer mingled their talents with Sugarpill, Stephan Jacobs and ChrisB. to create the second installment of Zenlightenment fundraisers for Michelle "Smallfry" Lessans' ... More >>
Conceived by Michelle "Smallfry" Lessans as an art installation at the 2011 Burning Man celebration in the Nevada desert, the Zenith Project aims to create peaceful zen garden in the often chaotic party that Burning Man can be. "I love burning man, it's a wonderful experience, but at times I' ... More >>
The newly rehatched Denver Art Talks, hosted by Eric Matelski, will hit the new year running by featuring designer/seamstress extraordinaire April Hoy as its first guest of 2011. Hoy has stitched her way through many behind-the-scenes professional layers: She's a stage costumer, a corset-mak ... More >>
"I've wanted a Big Boy for years after my first trip to Burning Man," says Charlie Puma, owner of Enzo's End Pizzeria, 3424 East Colfax. Burning Man, an annual week-long art and dance festival held every year in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, commences with a ritual burning of a ... More >>
Paul Winner 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 stumbl ... More >>
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 >>
"We're not models! We're real people!" Dig in.... Today in Cafe Society: • Simms Steakhouse update. • Giggling Grizzly clan plan to turn Public House into Lizard's Bar & Grill. • A full weekend of food fun. • In answer to your question, D Bar. • An early peak at the Streets of SouthGlenn ... More >>
Youll have a ball at this costume clearance sale.
The moths in MOTH come to life with a touch.
Get behind the scenes in the Nevada desert.
Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: Beth Mattek Tennis star Beth Mattek is churning up the Internet today for her choice in, uh, “fashion” on the court. All I can say is if her sense of style sets a trend, tennis will quickly overcome golf as the ... More >>
Contemporary Western imagery at Robischon, and a fantasyland at Sandy Carson.
The monthly arts showcase make its move.
Saturday, June 18, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Twelve hundred miles from Black Rock City, Apogaea keeps the home fires burning.
The Thin Man
Burn, baby, burn
Denver pitches in to help its Burning Man fans.
From the week of September 26, 2002
From the week of September 19, 2002
Colorado's pyro-fetishists light it up at Burning Man 2002.
The City Council votes on the side of youth and music.