Here's a great example of people trying to making cannabis sound foreign and scary through news reports, when the reality of the situation is much more benign -- just a few people getting stoned and enjoying a laugh.
This 1901 story, published in the Glenwood (Springs) Post, talks about a German do ... More >>
SPEAKEASY TIGER @ MARQUIS THEATER | SAT, 4/27/13
Half a decade ago, Speakeasy Tiger seemed to be in the right place at the right time, with a kind of electro-rock that was equal parts Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Gossip, only gone in a more pop direction. The group got its start as an expansion of origin ... More >>
The Swayback is obviously Eric Halborg's main gig. But lately he's been moonlighting in Dragondeer, a side project he helms with Swayback drummer Carl Sorensen and Cole Rudy of Varlet on mandolin and lap steel. With Dragondeer, Halborg and company delve into some swampy blues and reverb-drenched psy ... More >>
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Part one of my interview with Pippa Taylor, executive chef of Strings, ran yesterday. This is part two of our chat
Favorite restaurant in America: At this point, my favorites include Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas, Char ... More >>
If ever there was an appropriate time to celebrate, it's New Year's Eve. We know you want to party like a rock star as you kiss 2011 goodbye, so here's our list of the ten best nightlife options for ringing in the new year.
Peter Hessler.Colorado-based writer Peter Hessler, best known for his articles and books on China, won a MacArthur Fellowship.
Colloquially called the "genius" grant, the $500,000 award, paid out over five years, is a blank check for the recipient to pursue his or her creative ambitions. For ... More >>
"Coming Out To America" tells the story of Sam, a gay Egyptian seeking asylum in the United States. Though Egypt doesn't have any explicit laws against homosexuality, gay men there are routinely arrested and tortured. In one infamous incident, 52 men were arrested in 2001 on a floating disco ... More >>
Theron and Teague Harrison, Manual High School's top debaters and the subjects of our recent feature, "Say What?", left Denver yesterday bound for New York City and the Urban Debate National Championship. Their coach, Charlie Smith, went with them, as did debaters Danite Reda and Talon Lousi ... More >>
There's a PBS special called Marketing Cool that explains how businesses and retailers tell consumers what's cool, then have them buy it. It's all about the "Cool Factor." Twitter is all about that same cool factor. But it's only effective if it's used wisely.
FlickrEarlier this week, local Girl Scouts of Colorado troop leaders received an e-mail warning that anyone who doesn't get approval in Boulder to sell cookies door to door or from a booth "will be arrested."
If Boulderites see cops slapping cuffs on six-year-old Brownies, the Pearl Street M ... More >>
Erykah Badu's New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh, released last week on Motown, took the top spots at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while claiming the number four slot at Independent Records. Meth, Ghost & Rae's Wu Massacre , meanwhile, released last week on Def Jam, and She & ... More >>
The Broken Bells' self-titled debut, which features the duo of Danger Mouse and the Shins' Mercer, was a strong seller at local record stores for the week ending March 28. Jimi Hendix's Valleys of Neptune, a new album made of a dozen unreleased tracks that the guitarist recorded four decades ... More >>