Edgar Allan Poe

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    July 21, 2014

    Photos: The twelve NFL teams Forbes says are more valuable than the Broncos

    The Denver Broncos finished 25th on Forbes's list of the world's fifty most valuable sports teams, down two spots from last year. The rankings were based on each team's enterprise value (total equity plus debt) and their current or pending stadium deals. The Broncos are valued at $1.161 billion. Of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Cody Blanchard of Shannon and the Clams on his love for H.P. Lovecraft and Troma movies

    In a scene oversaturated with bands mining the 1960s, Shannon and the Clams manage to stand out in stark contrast to their peers. That's partly because their songwriting is simple and strong, but mostly because of Shannon Shaw's powerful, soulfully melodic and emotionally gripping voice. Shaw sounds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    UMS Travelogue: Mercuria and the Gem Stars, Zebroids, Bad Luck City, PiƱa Chulada and more

    Tom MurphyMercuria and the Gem Stars​UMS on S. BROADWAY | 07/23-24/11An especially hot summer day made navigating various venues an enervating experience, not to mention the humid heat indoors at times. Nevertheless, it didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits in performing the music, even in th ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    The Curious Theatre takes a Kate Light poem about Einstein and Mozart, adds Mozart

    ​The music of Wolfgang Amadaeus Mozart was both a haven and an inspiration for Albert Einstein. When the physicist would get stuck on a particularly puzzling problem regarding the nature of the universe, he would pick up a violin and turn on a different part of his brain. Along with work by Ei ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Absurdist Interview: artist Axel Geittmann

    Axel GeittmannGentlemen.​Local artist Axel Geittmann's paintings take viewers into a surrealist world of psychological landscapes, exploring complex emotional territory by combining gestures of realism with an essence of the other-worldy. Mostly painting with acrylic and spray-paint, Geittmann ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009
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    June 4, 2009
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    May 20, 2009

    Q&A with Kevin Devine

    Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine, the subject of a profile in this week's Westword advancing his Sunday, May 24 gig at the Marquis Theatre with Miniature Tigers, The Rouge and Brian Bonz, is the rarest of interview subjects: a guy who listeners carefully to every ques ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Veggie Girl: MAD Greens

        Sometimes all the veggie chile burritos, sesame tofu and lasagna in the world cannot entice me because all I really want is a nice, big healthy salad. Crisp spinach, fresh tomatoes, roasted beets and some fresh mozzarella and I'm happy -- satisfying my body's craving for something tha ... More >>

  • Music

    February 21, 2008

    Bad Luck City Haunts Denver

    These folks like their Americana dark.

  • News

    October 26, 2000


    The horror! The horror! For Barry McDonald, believing is not always seeing.

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Southern Discomfort

    Writer Terry Southern helped shape a generation. Now his son is fighting for his legacy.

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    March 5, 1998
  • Music

    November 6, 1997

    Learning From Scratch

    Inside the twisted mind of dub pioneer Lee "Scratch" Perry.