The half-life of plutonium is 20,000 years -- and it looks like books about plutonium have a long shelf-life, too. When Kristen Iversen decided to write about growing up in the shadow of Rocky Flats, she "wasn't sure it would get published," she says, even though she'd had earlier success with her b ... More >>
The beach-party movie has fallen from its former pinnacle of popularity, but it still has its fans. Take writer/director Zach Clark, for instance. His latest film, Vacation!, resurrects the classic beach-party film formula, updates it for the 21st century and then twists it into weird places that Fr ... More >>
Colorado is known as a creative capitol, and that shows in the street style that crops up all over Denver. For an adventurous wardrobe, look no further than Chelsea Brashford, an artist who's a native of Austin. See also: - What's in your bag? Skirts, candy and more! -What's in your bag? Jackalope ... More >>
See also: Why? at Gothic Theatre, 9/5/12 Why? was one of the flagship bands of the nascent Anticon imprint ten years ago. Like its labelmates, the outfit was expanding and pushing the boundaries of what hip-hop was and where it could go. But Why? in particular has blurred the line between hip-hop a ... More >>
Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder. Part two of our chat will run on Thursday. Cycling makes you hungry, says Adam Watts. The former professional pedaler, who ... More >>
Ian Clark, the head chef at Boulder's Centro Latin Kitchen & Refreshment Palace, opened a nanobrewery, Bru, in his garage just two months ago. But Clark is already expanding, replacing his half-barrel system with a three-barrel brewhouse that will allow him to more easily supply beer to his restaura ... More >>
Crooked Stave, the one-man sour-beer-making brewery operation that's been in Fort Collins for nearly two years, plans to move to Denver shortly. Owner Chad Yakobson said in his monthly newsletter that he will sign a lease this week on a Denver "Barrel Cellar" and bottling warehouse -- although he ha ... More >>
Wit's End Brewing, which may be Denver's smallest beer maker, is getting bigger. Owner Scott Witsoe has purchased two three-barrel fermenting tanks from Strange Brewing, which is going through an expansion of its own. "Once I get these online, it will almost double my fermentation capacity," says Wi ... More >>
Banjo Billy's Bus Tours has joined a growing list of companies offering brewery tours in Denver with a three-hour journey that begins at the Wynkoop Brewing Company (with an optional tour) at 6 p.m. and then heads to Strange Brewing Company, Breckenridge Brewery and Denver Beer Co. The tours depart ... More >>
Glenfiddich, known for its single malt Scotch whisky, "has the spirit of a pioneer," says Edinburgh native Mitch Bechard, the spirit's national brand ambassador. "It was the first single malt marketed outside of Scotland, and we were laughed at when we did it."
This is part two of my interview with Simon Purvis, executive chef of the EDGE at the Four Seasons. Part one of that interview ran in this space yesterday. Simon Purvis EDGE at the Four Seasons 1111 14th Street 303-389-3000 www.fourseasons.com/denver/dining Favorite restaurant in America: I had ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part one of my interview with Simon Purvis, executive chef of EDGE at the Four Seasons. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. Simon Purvis EDGE at the Four Seasons 1111 14th Street 303-389-3000 www.fourseasons.com/denver/dining Simon Purvis is siz ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
“Is that going to be okay with you?” challenged the barman at Pint's Pub, located at 221 West 13th Avenue. He wasn't so much asking if we would be amenable to drinking their “real ales,” as much as he was curtly warning us that others hadn't been okay with drinking their unpasteurized, unfil ... More >>
5.21.07 Edinburgh, Scotland Chief, I wish I could give you a nice tourism round-up from my four-day drive around Scotland, but it's kind of hard to take field notes when you're afraid for your life. Big D established the rules right after him and his son, Little D, scooped me up from the hotel las ... More >>
A salute to the late, great James McKinnell, a master of Colorado ceramics.
Pearl Street Grill
Heroes to Zeros (Astralwerks)
Two shows focus on the kith and kiln of Colorado ceramics.
After lots of toil and lots of trouble, the local film Brother Tied is finally headed to Sundance.