After years of performing her soul-folk songs around the Denver music scene, Chella Negro hooked up with this town's blossoming comedy community when she joined the all-female sketch group LadyFace.
Proudly public about her affection for ganja, Negro was the ideal candidate for our Getting Stoned ... More >>
Ken Foster, the New Orleans-based author of I'm a Good Dog: Pit Bulls, America's Most Beautiful (and Misunderstood) Pet, spoke to a crowd of dog owners and advocates at the Tattered Cover Colfax last night. Foster's stop here was significant: Not only does Denver have a controversial breed ban on pi ... More >>
It's safe to say that the year 2012 is a big one in Mayan culture -- but few people really know the extent of its importance, argues PeaceJam Executive Director Dawn Engle. Not up to speed? No worries: Tonight you can catch Mayan Renaissance -- a Peacejam-produced movie that puts 4,000 years of Maya ... More >>
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma is currently in Thailand, her first international trip in 24 years. Suu Kyi spent much of the past two decades under a house arrest enforced by the ruling military junta, which has since been replaced. Now freed, Suu Kyi has been elected to Parliament. The ... More >>
He's so gross, it's endearing. Neil Hamburger is an asshole. He's the kind of comedian that was born unlikable; even though he's funny sometimes, most of the time he's just alienating. Plus, he's gross to look at, and that says a lot about a person. But for the love-haters of Hamburger, ther ... More >>
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This is part one of my interview with Enrique Socarras, executive chef of Cuba Cuba. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow.
Enrique Socarras puffs on a cigar, intently studyin ... More >>
Do you really need money this bad, Mike?The Denver Post reports that former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan is in discussions to become the next coach of the Washington Redskins.
Familiar? That rumor's been floating around for weeks now, and it makes sense given that current 'Skins coach Jim Zor ... More >>
It's been a tough year for Peacejam, the homegrown nonprofit that over the past fifteen years has reached out to hundreds of thousands of kids around the globe, showing them that in the toughest circumstances, it's still possible to push for peace -- and then proving it by bringing ten Nobel ... More >>