Clay Carlton is on a roll. The Denver native who opened his first barbershop in Winter Park 38 years ago today is a master cigar-roller and proprietor not just of Palma Cigars but of Bar Las Palmas Wine Bar, the most unique shop in the Ballpark neighborhood, offering cigars, wine, haircuts and lots ... More >>
RODRIGO Y GABRIELA @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4.10.12 Although Rodrigo y Gabriela are performing with a full band on their current tour, the most memorable moments of the act's set still come when the two are playing by themselves. About half a dozen songs into their set last night, with Gabriela jumping u ... More >>
Kidnapped for Christ, a film by Kate Logan that's a sponsored project of the International Documentary Association, has hit its $10,000 goal with a good two weeks to go. You can see the controversial trailer below, which is sure to ruffle the feathers of Christians and non-Christians alike, shows ... More >>
FlickrBeth Allison never thought she'd have so much trouble donating food. After all, the economic downturn means there's plenty of need, and the items she had to give were staples -- mainly rice and beans -- that can be easily stored. Moreover, she had a lot of it: approximately 1,200 pounds ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to emphasize that it's focusing on arresting so-called criminal aliens -- and it's lassoed plenty in these parts of late. In September, ICE busted 78 people -- and of the 6,617 folks grabbed in the Denver area during fiscal 2010, 4,447 were said t ... More >>
Blue Ice Martini Lounge just hired a new executive chef -- and with the hire, got a new feature: South American food. "We do food from Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Colombia," says chef Jose Santiago. "We have comfort food, and every weekend we are going to try to do a dish from another Latin count ... More >>
Joan Soriano is "The Duke of the Bachata."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 sc ... More >>
Amy Serrano's documentary Sugar Babies: The Plight of the Children of Agricultural Workers on the Sugar Industry of the Dominican Republic, with its knowing narration by the Haitian writer Edwidge Danticat, isn't Serrano's first film and it isn't likely to be her last. She's left behind a long trail ... More >>
Palomino was one of the first restaurant closures of 2008, and one of the most high-profile all year. It shut down exactly a year ago -- after a ten-year run -- because the corporate owners forgot to renew the pony's lease at 1515 Arapahoe Street. But now the long-rumored new te ... More >>
In a bad interview, a hundred questions may not be enough to elicit interesting information from a subject. But in a good interview, a mere handful of prompts can produce fascinating results, as the following communique with director Amy Serrano demonstrates. Serrano, who's making two Denver-area a ... More >>
Westword reporter went to Haiti for his recent feature story "The Social Conscience of a Missionary." Be sure to check back in for the next few days as he recounts his personal journey through the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Slide Show After the Christmas party for 10,000 kids, the I ... More >>
When Irish guys are smiling, it could be Día de los Muertos.
They thought they were supporting their club. The Rockies and the City and County of Denver thought otherwise.
MCA director Cydney Payton gathers seaside views in a beautiful group show.
Bob's steaks a claim in Cherry Creek.
Let's Get Ready to Rumba
This local girl made good -- very good -- in the escort business.
Identity struggles continue to pit Italians against critics.
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
Joe Schneider treats Boulder diners to island delights.
The good, the bad and the very ugly of athletics in 2000.
The new census form brings up a smorgasbord of cultural-identity issues -- and food metaphors.
For some immigrants convicted of a crime, deportation is not an option.
From Slaveship to Ownership
Former Warlock Pincher Dan Wanush returns with the Wild Canadians.
1 night, 5 bucks, 7 venues, 39 bands Sunday, September 22 6 P.M.-1A.M. in LoDo