PASSION PIT @ 1STBANK CENTER | FRI, 3/1/13 Passion Pit began in as a solo project of lead singer and keyboard player Michael Angelakos in 2007. The project quickly fleshed out into a full band that combined a keen sense for upbeat pop melodies with lyrics that didn't exactly try to sugarcoat the com ... More >>
Passion Pit began in as a solo project of lead singer and keyboard player Michael Angelakos in 2007. The project quickly fleshed out into a full band that combined a keen sense for upbeat pop melodies with lyrics that didn't exactly try to sugarcoat the complex emotional life and experiences of adul ... More >>
TESTAMENT @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | MON, 2/25/13 Testament is one of the bands that you can make a strong case for expanding the Big 4 to the Big 5. The Bay Area act was part of the original thrash movement, which fused the precision and savagery of speed metal with the intensity of hardcore punk. For n ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... More >>
Colorado represents a huge part of the festivities inside the Great American Beer Festival, both because of the depth and breath of our state's brewing prowess and because we are the host state, so it is fitting - and easy - for our beer makers to represent. As a result, many Colorado residents who ... More >>
The sixth annual round of the USA Fellowship grants -- fifty awards of $50,000 each -- were announced last night in Los Angeles, and exactly one went to a Colorado artist: Michelle Ellsworth of Boulder, for her work in the field of dance. Ellsworth has an MFA in dance from the University of ... More >>
When many people are asked for first impressions about Boulder, they think of weed, beautiful scenery, weed, a healthy lifestyle, weed, CU and weed, in that order. But frugality? Not so much -- and that's appropriate according to ShopAtHome.com, which specializes in printable coupons and onli ... More >>
The Mercury Cafe Slam Team, reppin'.Slam poetry is to the literary world what hip-hop music is to jazz -- a progression of talent and a revolutionary outlet. Denver is lucky to boast of two solid teams that compete nationally. Both Slam Nuba and the Denver Mercury Cafe Poetry Slam Team advanc ... More >>
FlickrUpdate: Out Boulder board member Dave Ensign wants his hometown to become only the second community in the nation to compensate city employees for tax penalties they suffer when buying health insurance for same-sex partners -- and he feels that his proposal before Boulder's Human Rights ... More >>
Lori MidsonAndrew Knowlton, the Bon Appetit food scribe, who, in the fall of last year, named Boulder the "foodiest town" in the United States, is now throwing around the culinary "F" word -- fusion -- in a story that trumpets the top six restaurants in the country to "Taste the New Asian Fus ... More >>
One of the best meals I ate this year started this wayCafe Society writers consumed hundreds of meals in restaurants over the course of 2010, but a few really stood out. Next week, several of those writers will be serving up memories of their favorites (and we encourage you to post yours, too ... More >>
By now, its no secret: Tennis was born out of months at sea, after which newlyweds Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley came home and made and record. A whirlwind of interest in the band and a deal with Fat Possum Records followed, and now the duo is readying the release of its debut, Cape Dory, i ... More >>
Kate LevyMatthew Bellamy of Muse MUSE With Passion Pit 10.02.10 | Pepsi Center Pinpointing Muse's primary, uh, muse is neither difficult - if you said Bends/OK Computer-era Radiohead, give yourself a gold star -- nor particularly insightful to point out at this juncture. It's an old knock. Just th ... More >>
OpenTable.com, the free (for consumers) online reservations program, just released its 2010 Diners' Choice Awards for restaurants that are most Fit for Foodies, the victors of which were determined by more than seven million online reviews as voted by OpenTable diners. The question is, ho ... More >>
Colorado makes some of the best beers in the world, but when the Great American Beer Festival is in town, it's your chance to try something from another state, especially the ones that are talked about by beer aficionados across the country. We're lucky in that some of these breweries - like ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
Perfect for soothing racial tension.The White House could get a little taste of Denver this week if President Barack Obama is able to pull off a meeting over beers Thursday between Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates and Cambridge, Massachusetts police sergeant James Crowley, who arrested Gat ... More >>
Photo: Allister AnnYoung Coyotes, still among my favorite local bands, has announced plans to record a Daytrotter session in Davenport, Iowa, on Thursday, December 4, at the end of its current cross country jaunt, which wraps later that night at the Blue Fugue in Columbia, Missouri. Only a scant few ... More >>
If Terry Grossman lives forever, he wants you to be there to see it.
This chick flick gets lost between the past and daughterly presence.
Don’t blame Ireland on the Mexicans.
From the week of September 2, 2004
Billiards promoters shoot to move the game from the barroom to the family room.
Napster's gone, but the record industry's copyright woes aren't.
The Winter Solabration seeks to awaken the slumbering Earth with revels.
Jazz singer Nnenna Freelon has touched the “devil's music” with her own world-class style.
Betty Woodman does it all for the Mizel Arts Center.
Members of Radiohead hope their latest trip to Colorado won't be as creepy as the last.