Update: We have a winner of our Trillium Norway dinner! Last week, we asked Cafe Society commenters to guess how many pounds of gravlax, on average, chef Ryan Leinonen serves in a month at Trillium. Congrats to sixfeetofsnow, who guessed fifteen pounds of gravlax. The actual number is thirty, a lot ... More >>
BOB SEGER @ PEPSI CENTER | TUES, 4/2/13 While Bob Seger might be immortalized by his long-running Chevy ads that featuring "Like a Rock" and the scene in Risky Business where Tom Cruise sings along to "Old Time Rock and Roll," there's a lot more to the guy than that. He's carved out a spot in the ro ... More >>
Bad news for Animal Collective fans. We just received word that the band will not be coming to Denver as planned this Friday, March 22. The reason: Avey Tare (aka David Portner) is suffering from a severe case of strep throat and is unable to perform. No word yet on when the date will be rescheduled ... More >>
Colorado legislators have formed a body to help craft legislation based on recommendations of the governor-appointed Amendment 64 task force, which wrapped up February 28 and released its findings this week. The Joint Select Committee on the Implementation of the Amendment 64 Task Force Recommendati ... More >>
Earlier this month, eight former DEA administrators wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder encouraging him to crack down on new marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, in part because they see the measures as violating international treaties regarding drugs. Officials in at least on ... More >>
There's a wide range of metal on tap this month that will appeal to an equally wide range of metal fans, from doom and grindcore to death metal and industrial, from local heroes to renowned international acts, in big and small venues. Keep reading to see what shows should be on your calendar this mo ... More >>
Jenna Johansen joins the crew at Trillium, 2134 Larimer Street, tonight for the latest in the restaurant's Scandinavian dinner series. The paired menu will feature courses inspired by the cuisine of Denmark. See also: - Jenna Johansen talks frankly about her boot from Around the World in 80 Plates ... More >>
We say Peter, not Pierre; we shake hands instead of kissing on the cheeks; and we drive instead of hopping on the metro. And yet, says Karin Lawler, co-owner of the Truffle, "When you ask someone to name a cheese, they're going to say Brie." This Gallic bias often translates to party trays and after ... More >>
Josh Barhaug Fired Up 1135 Bannock Street 303-825-1995 www.gtfiredup.com Part one of my chef interview with Josh Barhaug, who mans the line -- and pizza oven -- at Fired Up, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. What you'd like to see more of in Denver/Boulder from a culinary standpoint: ... More >>
Auraria has been around for a long time -- longer than Colorado has been an actual state -- but it's changed quite a bit since 1858. It started out as Auraria Township, a pioneer settlement that served as a popular destination during the gold rush; the root of the name comes from the Latin word for ... More >>
See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>
LUCINDA WILLIAMS at PARAMOUNT | 11/12/11About a halfway through Lucinda Williams' two-hour set on Saturday night, it felt somebody hit a switch at the Paramount Theatre and all the sudden the place was electrified. For the first hour, the crowd of mostly middle-aged folks sat fairly complacen ... More >>
Friday, October 21, Ogden Theatre, 1-888-929-7849.
Trentemoller.Have plans yet for Friday, October 21? Maybe we can help with that. Copenhagen-based minimalist techno impresario Trentemoller will be throwing down a set at the Ogden Theatre; it's definitely something you'll want to plan ahead for, since minimalist techno seems to be gaining po ... More >>
Alberte KarrebaekIceageIceage from Copenhagen, Denmark (due tonight at Rhinoceropolis) are all under the age of 22 but in its relatively short time together, the band has garnered a buzz for the sonic savagery of its live shows and the harrowingly resonant emotional tenor of its music. Its de ... More >>
After spending two-and-a-half years and a boatload of money on research, Molson Coors learned that women don't drink beer. At least, 79 percent of the women they studied don't drink beer. And since that represents a sizable market untouched by the brewing industry, the company decided to craf ... More >>
Is Jamie Oliver one of world's most influential people? Every year, TIME magazine (which seems to get smaller each month) holds a little poll full of big names -- names that, according to those at TIME, are the most influential people in the whole wide world. And from now until April 14, yo ... More >>
Lori MidsonWhen I reviewed the Squeaky Bean nine months ago, I was amused and delighted by what Max MacKissock was dreaming up in his tiny kitchen, playing with classic American dishes and making them into something new and unexpected. A reimagined shepherd's pie, light enough for a summer ev ... More >>
Rene Redzepi has live shrimp on the Noma menu"Perhaps it's as simple as [Rene] Redzepi argues: it just tastes a lot better this way." That's where Lars Eriksen leaves his Guardian discourse on the ethics of eating a live animal. The piece was inspired by a meal the author had at Chef Redzepi ... More >>
Jason Arthurs Superchunk never tried to be the biggest band in the land, but it did make music on its own terms and became an iconic outfit in its own right by embodying what it means to be an indie rock band. While the band didn't enjoy nearly the same level of commercial success as many of ... More >>
Rene Redzepi, the chef who led Noma to number oneIf this was a world in which the dining scene was scrutinized like professional sports, with gamblers placing bets on the what pastry will be the next cupcake, what technique will become the new foam or which chef is most likely to win a James ... More >>
Ronnie James Dio, dead at 67, was one of the great metal voices.Metal heads and dark rock connoisseurs everywhere are today without one of the most feared vocalists of the genre. Ronnie James Dio -- the prolific artist who fronted Black Sabbath (post-Ozzy), Rainbow, Heaven and Hell and, of co ... More >>
If zipping off to Canada for some bathroom sex doesn't say "Happy Valentine's Day" to you, how about a fast trip to Scandinavia, where Valentine is one of the most popular saints? Consider these charming Scandinavian customs:
After last week's brief hiatus (I hope you missed me), Freaky Friday returns with a slice of vintage '70s cheese from the wondrous land of Denmark: Tommy Seebach's "Apache." The song itself is a silly disco throwaway based around a repetitive riff, some wakka-wakka guitar effects and a typically mea ... More >>
There is something so sensual about tearing into an airy croissant, steam gently rising as you let the pastry melt on your tongue. Creating this masterpiece is no easy feat (as I learned in my baking class at Johnson and Wales), necessitating hunks of butter and dough, steady hands and a patient ... More >>
Although acclaimed behind the decks, this Danish DJ is ready to focus on his own music.
Thursday, May 24, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Wednesday, January 17, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
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