Today and tomorrow, artists working at the intersection of social justice and the art world will gather at Anderson Ranch outside Aspen to discuss their projects as a part of Making the Change They Want to See. The artists are as varied as Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave; Laurie Jo Reyno ... More >>
Roughly 1,000 years ago in the highlands of Guatemala, a member of the Maya civilization lifted a clay vessel -- adorned with an intricate jaguar figure -- to his lips and took a slug of something. Beer? Corn liquor? Something else? Last May, two scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Scien ... More >>
Jordan Wallace Pizzeria Locale 550 Broadway 720-508-8828 pizzerialocale.com This is part two of my interview with Jordan Wallace, chef of Pizzeria Locale; part one of our chat ran yesterday. Most memorable meal you've ever had: A dinner at Quince in San Francisco before the restaurant relocated ... More >>
Maybe you saw Neutral Milk Hotel last night in Boulder; if not you have another shot at it tonight in Denver. If the line "putting fingers in the notches of her spine" sends ice through your veins as consistently as it does ours, we can strongly recommend finding your way there. The band's great the ... More >>
Last month, in anticipation of our Best of Denver 2014 issue, coming March 27, we posted about the ten toughest Best of Denver categories to win twice. But that list just scratched the surface when it comes to our annual celebration of the Mile High City. Below, check out ten more Best of Denver ca ... More >>
BLKHRTS (MIXTAPE RELEASE) @ MARQUIS | SAT, 7/27/13 BLKHRTS have crafted an utterly riveting hybrid sound that centers on retro-futuristic production that is both unique and progressive. Live, the crew brings an unbridled energy that's as ferocious as Onyx, as primal as Body Count and as frenzied and ... More >>
Let's be honest: children's birthday parties suck. Especially the ones for really young kids, who are basically just a bunch of bald, mini-people who lack all self-awareness running into each other at a Chuck E. Cheese while a few pedophiles watch from the sidelines and parents are forced to eat cra ... More >>
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project has struck up a partnership with a specialty importer in New York City that will allow the Denver brewery to sell its beers there while Crooked Stave will distribute some rare and unique beers in the Denver area. The distributor, Brooklyn's 12 Percent Imports, is ... More >>
Jonathan Power The Populist 3163 Larimer Street 720-432-3163 thepopulistdenver.com This is part two of my interview with Jonathan Power, executive chef of the Populist. Part one of our chat ran yesterday. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: I don't make it up there often ... 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 >>
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 >>
Beer is more than just a commodity here in Denver. It's a cultural staple. Tickets for this year's Great American Beer Festival -- an event that holds a Guinness World Record for offering the largest number of beers on tap in one place -- sold out within minutes of going live. In 2011, Colorado was ... More >>
Tom Botelho.Denver Film Society executive director Tom Botelho is still recovering from the just-concluded Starz Denver Film Festival; he's got a severe cold. But the word of mouth about the fest makes him feel better, and so do attendance and revenue figures, both of which appear to be up ov ... More >>
Unless you count pork fat for sausages, Hank Shaw -- author of the blog Hunter Angler Gardener Cook and recently published book Hunt, Gather, Cook -- hasn't bought a single scrap of meat since 2005. To gather food, he forages, angles for his fish, hunts game for his meat and gathers plants ... More >>
Iceage last night in Denver.ICEAGE at RHINOCERPOLIS | 8/2/11When Iceage, from Copenhagen, Denmark, took the stage (or floor in this case) at Rhinoceropolis last night, there was a palpable air of anticipation and excitement, and certainly the members of the band had a quiet intensity about them that ... More >>
Last January, we looked at the high stakes for NetDevil, a Louisville game developer building LEGO Universe, a massively multiplayer online game based on LEGO bricks. Building a successful MMO can be risky, much less one based on one of the most revered toys of all time. As it turned out, LEG ... 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 >>
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 >>
"45365."Editor's note: This year's Starz Denver Film Festival, November 12-22, features more than 200 films. To help navigate this cinematic abundance of riches, we asked fest artistic director Brit Withey to highlight some worthy selections off the beaten screening-room path. Look for Brit's ... More >>
Michael MullerMumiy Troll from Vladivostok, Russia is one of that country's most popular bands. The act's combination of energetic rock and moodily atmospheric pop, for which lead singer Ilya Lagutenko coined the term "rockapops," has been gaining popularity in America despite the fact that, up t ... 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 min ... More >>
From the week of March 2, 2006
A soldier returns a changed man in the Danish drama Brothers.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Textile, fibers and more fill area galleries in honor of the Handweavers Guild of America.
The answer could be blowing in the wind.
Norwegian retro-rockers Cato Salsa Experience heat up Scandinavia with a cool sound.
Exhibits at CPAC and Gallery M illuminate the effects of light in different ways.
Golfers kicking Woods when he's down may get toasted by a Hidden Dragon.
Still game to try venison despite disease scares.
Arizona's Les Payne Product feels the burn.