Alert your darling niece, the one whose mom just insists she's the next Christina Aguilera, that stardom awaits. X Factor auditions are being held at the Denver Coliseum; wristbands will be issued on Sunday, May 12, at 8 a.m. and auditions are slated for Tuesday, May 14. Unlike the first season, whe ... More >>
Generally, when you speak with someone with strong ties to rock history, you either get an earful of tedious name-dropping or you're forced to endure an exhaustive lecture about how kids today just don't get it. This is not the case with Dan Fong, the famed Denver rock photographer who has shot lege ... More >>
Spring is finally here, and that means that more people are touring this way, more patios are opening, and there are plenty more ways to get out and have fun. But just because you'll be going out more doesn't mean you have to part with your hard-earned cash. From '80s-themed burlesque to punk-art sh ... More >>
Yesterday, we parked our car off Packinghouse Road, outside the Stockyards Inn, tucked in back of the historic Livestock Exchange Building -- which got its start in 1898, then was expanded in 1916 and 1919 -- and walked into another world. The world of the National Western Stock Show.
Bringing a food truck to the National Western Stock Show is no Wok in the Park. That's because when Aramark, which handles food/beverage concessions at the Denver Coliseum, decided to add food trucks, including Biker Jim's, to its side of the Stock Show, right under the I-70 viaduct, it changed the ... More >>
John Hickenlooper might not like wearing a tie, but he has a thing about hats these days. He donned a giant cowboy hat for his speech at the Citizens of the West dinner Monday night (scary photo at right and below); he modeled a Denver Broncos cap during his State of the State speech yesterday. But ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Rammstein, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Kraddy, Peter Frampton, Umphrey's McGee and Henry Rollins were announced; Caleb Slade, Force Publique, My Body Sings Electric and the Outfit ... More >>
Stay excellent, neon-adorned youth of 2011.The annual Skylab electronic music festival was held last night, September 24, and as usual, presented by Triad Dragons and Beta nightclub.
It again brought out more than 20 DJ's spinning dance music for more than 6,000 people at the Denver Coliseu ... More >>
Would Sly stay in bed all weekend because of a hangover? No way.While you might still be nursing your hangover today, that doesn't mean you can't start setting your weekend plans. We understand you're probably in terrible shape, you might have a bit of a headache and you're probably battling ... More >>
Not actual size.More than 120 total Public Works employees are competing in the 22nd annual Denver Public Works "Snow Road-eo" competition, testing the safety and driving skills of snow plow operators and loaders.
In a seemingly off-the-cuff jolt of enthusiasm for the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Governor Bill Ritter this morning tossed aside the standard "we still have work to do" speech clichés and delivered something different: a gubernatorial sermon.
At the kickoff for Denver's 25th MLK ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Freaky no-mouth people can't get a marriage license today. Neither can anyone else. Don't even think about getting a marriage license in Denver today. Or having your cat's balls cut off. Or getting a permit to zone something. (Does that even make sense?) Or paying your late fee ... More >>
Anti I-70 expansion poster by EarthFirst!
Activists with the radical environmentalist outfit EarthFirst! have apparently taken a hiatus from monkeywrenching logging trucks and boiling pine cones for sustenance during three-month tree-sits to run a campaign in urban Denver against the various propo ... More >>
Tickets for B.B. King's April 10 Boulder Theater show go on sale Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. There was a lot more action this week with concert announcements, including Scott Weiland's gig at the Gothic Theatre February 2, KBPI's Birthday Bash with Slipknot, Coheed & Cambria and Trivium March 3 at t ... More >>