While traveling from Denver to Texas a few weeks ago, I could not stop listening to Mutiny on the Bay, the searing collection of '80s Dead Kennedys performances released in 2001; East Bay Ray, it occurred to me, is one of the most underrated guitarists in the history of rock. To me, being underrate ... More >>
This weekend, the hi-dive is celebrating eleven years of existence, with two years under its current ownership. When the club opened for business in the old location of 7 South and Quixote's True Blue, it represented a sea change in places where one could see original, underground music. In its earl ... More >>
Paul Tamburello, a developer who's done several landmark projects in LoHi (and even coined that nickname), drew inspiration from his own past when he created Little Man Ice Cream back in 2008. His grandfather had owned an ice cream store in Chicago in the 1930s, and he thought the edge of Highland c ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon, now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
Gerard Strong Central Bistro & Bar 1691 Central Street 303-477-4582 centralbistrobar.com This is part two of my interview with Gerard Strong, exec chef of Central Bistro & Bar; part one of our chat ran yesterday. Most memorable meal in Denver that you've ever had: I've had most of my top meals at ... More >>
In recent years, the Black Angels have deservedly been a prominent band in the psychedelic rock world. Though the act had the rare distinction of being the backing band for one of the pioneers of psychedelic rock, Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators, the music created by the Austin-based act i ... More >>
Tonight at 7 p.m., filmmakers Allie Bombach and Sarah Menzies will show the first two films in their MoveShake series online at www.MoveShake.org.The MoveShake films profile people pushing for environmental and social change; Breckenridge-based Shannon Galpin, who founded Mountain2Mountain, an organ ... More >>
MOJO NIXON @ LION'S LAIR | 4/14/12 "Rick Santorum can suck my dick!" was the chorus Mojo Nixon got the crowd to chant as a line in an extended version of "You Can't Kill Me." But everything was an extended version out of an eleven song set. With just his Guild electric and more playfully rambunctio ... More >>
In the nearly six years since Shannon Galpin founded Mountain2Mountain, the Colorado-based nonprofit has created several projects in Afghanistan: Volunteers taught street art, worked with women's prisons, partnered on a school for the deaf. But in 2012, Combat Apathy, its new educational program, wi ... More >>
Dengue Fever (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) was born of Zac and Ethan Holtzman's fascination with the pop music that had come out of Cambodia prior to the Khmer Rouge takeover of that country in 1975. Pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodia had a thriving pop and rock scene that was influenced by Western po ... More >>
Tuesday, January 24, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
Infected Mushroom.If you're into live psychedelic trance, then you've heard of Infected Mushroom, and you probably even bought tickets to the outfit's Fox Theatre appearance tonight. (8:30 p.m., all ages, $30-$32) And if that's not your cup of tea -- or record of choice -- then keep reading, ... More >>
Gary FaulknerThe death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of an elite American strike team sure put a crimp in the travel plans of Gary Faulkner, the Greeley man detained on the Pakistan-Afghan border last June. Armed with sword and pistol, Faulkner told authorities he'd been hunting the terrori ... More >>
What I craved -- but not exactly what I got.After I put out my call for Laotian food recommendations, a number of readers suggested that I head to Woody's Wings n Things, a dark, sparsely-decorated strip-mall joint in Westminser that serves, yes, chicken wings -- in addition to a long list of ... More >>
Lori Midson Andre Lobato Interstate Kitchen Bar 901 West Tenth Avenue 720-479-8829 www.interstaterestaurant.com "The idea, when we opened, was to accommodate industry people and chefs, bartenders, cab drivers, doctors, anyone who worked off hours," says Andre Lobato, explaining the orig ... More >>
Photos by Alan Prendergast The scene: A vacant field at 76th and Stuart in Westminster, now home to the rig of the Imperial Flyers, quite possibly the oldest continuously operating amateur trapeze group in the world. The cast: Daring young men, some not so young, and daring young women, too ... More >>
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Everyones a critic.
Machine Gun Blues takes aim at rock and roll's dirty black heart.
Monday, November 14, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Eastwood's latest Baby proves he's still a money player.
Mee Yee Lin is an adventure in eating.
The History of New Year's Eve.
One Day in September recalls the Munich Olympic massacre.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
The Dawn of Electric Frankenstein
(Triple X Records)
A plethora of shows highlight the diversity of the Colorado aesthetic.
Once permanent U.S. residents, these "non-deportables" are now locked up in what should be no man's land.
After the Boulder uprising, one kid got off, and one kid has a lot of time to think about what happened.
DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.