Cape Town

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Denver's best dubstep shows in the past seven years, according to Sub.mission

    Sub.mission dubstep is arguably the most influential music authority in Denver. Consistently winning Westword's Best Of Denver awards for various shows and events, Sub.mission has been bringing the underground dubstep sounds to Denver for seven years. Thanks to founder Nicole Cacciavillano, and a cr ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012

    Die Antwoord

    Monday, August 6, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Van Halen fans recall where they were in 1984

    As you might have heard, Van Halen played the Pepsi Center in Denver last night, dusting off a few hits from its mega-selling album, 1984. Roving photographer Brandon Marshall hit the Pepsi Center parking lot asking fans to share where they were in 1984. Here's some of the people he talked to, and y ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2012

    Civil Twilight

    Wednesday, April 25, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Joey Wishnia shares his life with the playwright in Shakespeare and Me

    There aren't many actors around who can claim to have met Laurence Olivier, David Frost and Noel Coward -- however briefly -- or who still refer to Macbeth as Mackers, to ward off the curse associated with the play. But then, there aren't many who bring to the stage the wealth of experience that J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    The Fray Scars & Stories: A track-by-track breakdown from Isaac Slade and Joe King

    Westword caught up with the Fray's chief songwriters, Isaac Slade and Joe King, for a track-by-track breakdown of Scars & Stories, the new record. If you've bought the record and you're listening right now wondering what "Run for Your Life" or "Here We Are" is about, wonder no more. Or if you came h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Screw you, Paul Simon! We love your pop!

    Paul Simon...looking seeeexy.​In a recent interview, Paul Simon proclaimed that he's no longer concerned with topping the pop-music charts, and that he can now go back to writing and performing the songs that are true to his nature. To that statement, we say, "FUCK YOU, PAUL SIMON." We love yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Kahn Morbee of the Parlotones on its hard won success at home in South Africa

    ​ The Parlotones is not a household name in North America, but it is one of the best known bands out of South Africa. With hit singles in its native country, the Parlotones started to make waves outside South Africa with its second album, 2005's Radiocontrolledrobot. Hailing from Johanesburg, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Catch World Cup fever with five winning South African wines

    ​I've never been a fan of soccer, but seeing everyone get all fired up for the start of the World Cup this past weekend gave me a great excuse to revisit the other cool thing you've probably never realized about South Africa, and that's the fact that some rockin' good juice is produced there. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Today's featured event: Soccer and the salt of the earth at the Mercury Café

    Here at Westword, we have a soft spot in our hearts for all local demonstrations of community between struggling cultural organizations. But when one of our designated Masterminds, Jason Bosch of ArgusFest, reaches out a helping hand to another, the Denver Voice, well, we just have to feel a little ... More >>

  • Film

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Q&A with Diplo

    In the October 23 issue we posted excerpts of Tom Murphy’s recent conversation with Diplo (aka Wesley Pentz). The quotes used in that piece were taken from the following interview posted after the jump, in which Diplo Mad Decent, his record label and Heaps Decent, a program devoted to underprivile ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2008

    Change the World

    The Insight Speaker Series presents Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Welcome Wagon

    A Gallery M exhibit takes participant photography to a new level.

  • Film

    October 18, 2007


    Its not torture, but this latest Mideast thrillers as conventional as they come. Were (water) bored. (Sorry.)

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    Heat on the Street (Trying to Find the 4th of July in Africa), Parts I and II

    July 5th, 2007 PBC, I was on my way to Madagascar after Zambia to collect some Lemurs for Mr. Banyan (he promised big bucks if I could get a pair of them back to him in Houston), but South Africa got pummeled by what looked to me like a typhoon, and my flight to Hellville was cancelled. You've got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    The Lost Dispatches

    Editor's note: As Global Warning aficionados know, Tony Perez-Giese has been sending dispatches about his adventures from far-flung locales across the planet. This process isn't quite as difficult as during the days of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson's mojo wire, but it's far from foolproof -- which explains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2007

    In the Bush with Bwana Banyan, Part I

    6.25.07 Cape Town, South Africa Chief, We were on our way back to camp talking about the legendary African Hunter Andres DeKock when we got ambushed my the lions. It had been yet another 12-hour day of blood, Tsetse fly swarms and sunburn and we were washing the dust out of our mouths with some c ... More >>

  • Film

    March 16, 2006

    Dust to Dust

    Robert Towne's homage to a struggling writer is something of a struggle itself.

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    A Peace of the Action

    Look out, Cherry Hills: The world's coming to Denver.

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    A Chipotle Off the Old Block

    How a local burrito joint wrapped up the nation's fast-casual food market.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    An Unharmonious Ending

    PeakArts founder Karen Romeo may be a victim of the Boulder arts community's haughty ego.

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Flush With Success

    Bidet manufacturer Hal Bregman hasn't sold a buttload of units, but he stands behind his product.

  • Calendar

    November 12, 1998

    Peace Pipeline

    How a couple of "average, flawed people" are jammin' till the jam is through.

  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • Dining

    April 2, 1998
  • Culture

    March 12, 1998
  • News

    February 29, 1996

    The Out of Towners

    Denver officials join the Department of Aviation and see the world.