While whiskey and scotch receive endless applause, tequila gets rediscovered as a connoisseur's sipper and distilleries race each other to make the most complex and odd gin, vodka is left behind. Sure, it's still the world's most popular mixer. Without it, you couldn't have a true Screwdriver, Cape ... More >>
Russia, it turns out, brews a ton of beers. In fact, there are more than 560 beer producers in that country, including Baltika, the largest brewery in Eastern Europe -- and you can find several of its beers in Denver, at this tiny Russian restaurant that takes its suds as seriously as its shurpa. C ... More >>
Only 23 years old, New York's Nicolas Jaar is turning heads in the electronic-music world with his cerebral take on left-field house and experimental techno that makes frequent use of live instrumentation performed by Jaar himself. A 2012 graduate of Brown University, Jaar released his debut album, ... More >>
The space at 1434 Blake Street has gone through many incarnations since its days as CitySpirit. But its latest transformation could be its most interesting yet: It's now a Ukrainian restaurant, Kraine Station. "This came about from the inspiration of my mother," explains Papi Sorrelis. "I've been l ... More >>
It had been far too long since any literal juggling was done in the Westword conference room, so when the offer came down to see Cirque du Soleil Dralion juggler Vladik Miagkostupov perform in person, we welcomed it with open, uncoordinated arms.
ViaYouth of Today in May in Argentina.Legendary straight-edge hardcore band Youth of Today has postponed its Denver show slated for this Thursday at the Summit Music Hall, but organizers say a make-up gig is in the works. We can't confirm any details yet, more than Youth of Today (who had D.Y ... More >>
Big pics below.Dolci Gryshayeva might have grown up to be a world-class gymnast. After all, both her grandparents excelled at the sport. But the two-year-old never got the chance, allegedly dying at the hands of Keith Ruiz, her mom's boyfriend. Lakewood Police spokesman Steve Davis calls the ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Penis size matters -- at least judging by the amount of time we spend obsessing about it. Which is why we were thrilled to check out the Penis Size Worldwide Map on view below. Or at least we were until we found out how the United States stacked up -- especially in light of a survey showing t ... More >>
Have you peeped the Chloe Rodham directed stop-motion video for "100 Other Lovers," the first song from DeVotchKa's similarly titled, forthcoming full-length, 100 Lovers? We have, and it seems like a perfectly fitting representation. I mean, when we think DeVotchKa, we always picture a deli ... More >>
Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir was part of the popular Icelandic dream pop group múm, which she fronted with her twin sister Gyða. Before leaving the band in 2006, Valtýsdóttir, also known by her stage name Kría Brekkan, performed on the 2005 Animal Collective album Feels. A talented mul ... More >>
I fell in love with Cracovia this week.Then, a few days later, I fell in love all over again with the schnitzel and potato pancakes and green chile at Hospoda. So is it that I'm some kind of restaurant slut, going all head over heels for any joint that catches my eye? Or do I just have a weakn ... More >>
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Mike Dunlap, Metropolitan State College of Denver
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