• Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Paul Reiser on his Sundance film and returning to standup after twenty years

    To anyone who grew up watching too much basic cable in the '80s and '90s, the sight of Paul Reiser cracking wise is comfortingly familiar. Whether on contemporary classics like Aliens and Diner or the long-running and widely syndicated sitcom Mad About You, chances are goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Photos: Colorado breweries getting equipment directly from the Craft Brewers Conference

    Colorado's breweries are growing fast -- expanding, adding employees and ordering new equipment. Some of that equipment is on display at the industry-only Craft Brewers Conference, a trade show in Denver for the first time this week. For some of the breweries, like Durango's Ska Brewing and Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    April Fools: Helium beers, self-filling cans and fake lawsuits highlight annual brewery jokes

    Craft breweries and related companies love April Fool's Day and each year, they skewer their fans, their competitors, big breweries and themselves with jokes. But these breweries are also innovators, and a couple of years ago, one of these jokes actually became reality when Wynkoop Brewing produced ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2013
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    June 6, 2013

    Nine Inch Nails' Denver date (well, Broomfield) at 1STBANK Center, Wednesday, November 13

    After a successful tour with How to Destroy Angels, which made a stop at the Paramount Theatre this past April, Trent Reznor has put the paddles to Nine Inch Nails, and is preparing to hit the road. Yesterday, "Came Back Haunted," a track from NIN's forthcoming album, Hesitation Marks, due out on Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    New Smashburger has an updated design, an industry rock star and amazing fried chiles

    Tom Ryan, Smashburger's founder and chief concept officer, yesterday hosted the official unveiling of the new, redesigned Smashburger location at 6305 East Hampden Avenue, walking guests through an eight-course menu of Smashburger items as well as a tour of the store. It was a blast, and I discover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Videos: Ten TV shows you didn't know were set in Colorado

    Quite a few well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But what about more obscure Colorado-set shows? Turns out there have been plenty of those, too -- sitcoms, Westerns, animated series and more. The vast majority of them have been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Baby Dee: "Don't allow yourself the luxury of feeling even a little bit bad about anything."

    Baby Dee (due Tuesday, July 3, at the Walnut Room) has been recording music for over a decade, and her music defies easy classification. A multi-instrumentalist, Dee songs are driven by piano, harp and various other instruments that accompany her unique, sometimes haunting voice, which also manages ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Bon Iver at Red Rocks, 5/31/12

    BON IVER @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 5.31.12 Flanked by talented multi-instrumentalists and standing in front of two drummers, both of whom played kits so sprawling they resembled Neil Peart's smaller setups in the '70s, Bon Iver compelled the packed Red Rocks crowd with songs from across its powerf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Mastodon, Opeth and Ghost at Fillmore April 23

    Aaron Thackeray​This should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2012

    The Black Keys add second show at 1STBANK Center on May 1

    Danny Clinch​Bad news: Familiar with that expression, "You snooze, you lose"? Yes? Well, it applies here. If you slept on getting your tickets to see the Black Keys at 1STBANK Center on April 30, you blew it. Show's sold out. D'oh! Luckily for you, though, you'll have another chance to see 'em ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Nickelback in Denver on June 10 at Pepsi Center

    By early June, Denver will long be in the rearview for the Black Keys dudes, who'll play here on Monday, April 30. Too bad. It would've been sweet-ass sweet to witness a good old-fashioned battle royale for ultimate supremacy between them and the Nickelback dudes to settle this whole "rock and roll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Black Keys at 1STBANK Center on April 30

    Danny Clinch​We've just received word that the Black Keys, on the heels of its highly enjoyable new record, El Camino (we seriously can't pry it from our playlist), are coming to the 1STBANK Center on Monday, April 30, with the Arctic Monkeys. Tickets ($55.00 - $59.50, plus service fees) for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Van Halen in Denver on 5/24 at Pepsi Center

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Five worst moments in Colorado sports history (inspired by Rox's 17-week Sunday losing skid)

    Tulowitzki.​The Rockies should have known it wouldn't be their night when Chris Nelson decided to play "Pin the baseball on the coach's face" with Rich Dauer before the game in a gaffe seen in the background of an ESPN live shot. Then the Rockies' unfortunate play was caught by ESPN cameras -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Keep the ski porn coming: Poor Boyz Productions drops trailer for The Grand Bizarre

    ​We know it's kind of torturous of us to keep showing you the new trailers for this year's forthcoming ski and snowboard porn in the middle of July, but we just can't help ourselves. Keystone and Breckenridge get some love in The Grand Bizarre, this year's film from Poor Boyz Productions, whic ... More >>

  • Music

    April 7, 2011

    The Shrapnelles

    Thursday, April 7, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Peter Forsberg to announce retirement after two-game comeback with Colorado Avalanche

    Forsberg.​Maybe Peter Forsberg quickly realized his body couldn't handle NHL game action anymore, or maybe he just wanted to get away from the suck that is the Avalanche right now. Either way, Forsberg will reportedly announce his retirement from the NHL at a Pepsi Center press conference mome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Local blogger finalist to cover Winter Olympics for Microsoft

    ​What writer wouldn't want to cover the Olympics? The glitz, the glamor and the high-profile nature of the gig are just about irresistible, regardless of your feelings about winter sports. I mean, I'd jump at the opportunity, and I couldn't care less about skiing, skating and curling. Well, cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Tasteless head games at A Taste of Colorado

    ​Colleen Don Dero got a taste of Colorado recently, but she didn't like it much. Several decades ago, the Colorado native moved to Phoenix, where she runs a hat and T-shirt company called It's All About the Head. The apparel features the company's name as a slogan alongside a mug of beer over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Last Night: Mogwai at the Bluebird

    Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite as seen through the lens of Jon SolomonMogwai, Women Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Bluebird Theater Better than: Listening to layered and nuanced instrumental music as background. Instrumental music is not dead. For all the prominence of vocal-driven music in the modern pop scen ... More >>

  • Music

    March 19, 2009


    Wednesday, March 25, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    At last, the Avs give Mike Haynes something to scream about

    Among the more distressing things about the Colorado Avalanche's mediocre season to date -- the team's currently last in the Northwest Division, a whopping 18 points beyond first-place Calgary -- is the precipitous decline in Altitude TV broadcaster Mike Haynes' chances to celebrate. Haynes, who was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Breathe Carolina premieres new video, tours until the end of time

    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 >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Hot for Teacher

    At least the Graland sex scandal gives me something to talk about at holiday parties.

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    Doubling Up

    Twins Tegan and Sara bring separate strengths to their musical partnership.

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Nationalistic 2005

    The rest of the planet generated some good CDs this year, too.

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Mom's Away!

    She wanted teenagers to think she was cool, but tricks aren't for kids.

  • News

    October 14, 2004

    Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    The Denver Cycle Sluts celebrate 25 years in the Queen City.

  • News

    June 3, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 3, 2004

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    The Message

    On the Mike

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2003

    Fiddlin' Frenzy

    Barrage unleashes the high-energy potential of violins.

  • News

    March 20, 2003

    Slide Rules

    An avalanche buried their friend -- and a Denver trio is still digging out.

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    The Spirit Moves Her

    Jamie Korngold, the Adventure Rabbi, seeks the sacred in God's outdoor gym.

  • Film

    September 19, 2002

    Curl Up and Die

    A Canadian comedy gets swept away with its obscure sport.

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Soul on Ice

    Everything you know about the Jamaican bobsled team is more fiction than fact, but the truth is still cool.

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    The Turning Point

    This jump was one for the record books -- even if it was officially illegal.

  • News

    February 5, 1998
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    November 28, 1996
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    November 21, 1996

    The Show Must Go On

    And thanks to these Pioneers, it will.

  • News

    June 6, 1996
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    May 30, 1996

    Seeds of Discontent

    Kansas farmers say their weather-modification program causes rain. Colorado farmers say it causes trouble.

  • News

    April 18, 1996

    Flights of Fancy

    Denver pays a consultant big money to get overseas flights for DIA--and goes nowhere.

  • News

    December 20, 1995



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    October 19, 1994