The fact that Pho Lee, subject of this week's review, serves up such terrific pho (not to mention Vietnamese egg rolls, grilled meats and boba smoothies) isn't such a surprise, given that the owner, Dung Anh Le, worked at Pho 95, his brother's pho shop, for years. What might catch you off guard is t ... More >>
Tuesday night's Shear Styles 2 hair competition at Suite Two Hundred gathered stylists from across the city to craft brazen and creative hairdos (while avoiding hair don'ts). Egypt, Latin, Roman and alien looks all crossed the runway during a night of great hair teased to great heights. Continue rea ... More >>
To some Coloradans, the name Andrew Romanoff is synonymous with disappointment. After losing to incumbent Senator Micheal Bennet in a primary that attracted an almost unheard-of amount of attention, the ex-speaker of the Colorado House took a lower-profile job with the International Development Ente ... More >>
Whenever we have people over, it seems there's always someone who doesn't eat meat. I'm sympathetic to the cause; after all, I grew up in a house with a vegetarian. To complicate matters, guests often aren't fond of soy, so I'm always on the lookout for riffs on rice and beans. When I had the fava b ... More >>
Did beer save the world? According to this infographic, beer has been a boon to mankind since the time of the Egyptians (who used it as medicine), an economic driver behind railroad development, commercial refrigeration and, yes, the automatic (and hypnotic) bottling process.
Dating back to the time of the Egyptians, beer has benefited man (beer was prescribed as a medicine, naturally.) Through the modern age, beer was an economic driver behind railroad development, commercial refrigeration, and yes, the automatic (and hypnotic) bottling process. Below is an infographi ... More >>
Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games. We showcase them in our quasi-regular product review section, Stoner MacGyver. The latest? The Little Black Book of Marijuana by Steve Elliott.
Flickr photoThere's something so sweet about sweet. The cavemen knew it, and were willing to risk limbs and whatever other body parts weren't covered in hair in order to grab honey from beehives. Over many, many thousands of years, the preferred form of sweet evolved from honey to all kinds o ... More >>
What if Princess Diana wasn't killed by that car wreck in Paris? What if she survived, and re-invented herself as a commoner in Egypt, where she attempted to solve the mystery of what happened to Ankhesenamun, King Tutankhamun's wife? What if? That's the unlikely premise behind The Lost Qu ... More >>
Boulder author H. Elizabeth Owen just published a book about Princess Diana surviving her paparazzi-induced car wreck and escaping to Egypt, where she became intertwined with another long-lost queen. So let's get this out of the way right now: Does Owen actually believe Princess Diana is aliv ... More >>
Peter Hessler.Colorado-based writer Peter Hessler, best known for his articles and books on China, won a MacArthur Fellowship. Colloquially called the "genius" grant, the $500,000 award, paid out over five years, is a blank check for the recipient to pursue his or her creative ambitions. For ... More >>
Filming on location in Bumfuck, Egypt.Fairplay, Colorado, is a tiny mountain town with about one street, situated some 40 miles south of Frisco between the San Isabel and Pike national forests. In other words, it's in the middle of nowhere. In other other words, it's a really difficult place ... More >>
What's the best way to perk up a tired movie franchise? Most of the time, there is no way. But movie producers still continue to try by taking the old characters overseas and hoping the new locale will reheat the leftovers. Case in point: Cars 2. The film comes out this Friday and promises to ... More >>
Homing pigeons are amazing birds. From a young age, they have the ability to find their way home to where they were raised from hundreds of miles away. This ability -- which has yet to be fully understood - made them perfect for delivering messages in ancient Egypt, where people would tie not ... More >>
"Coming Out To America" tells the story of Sam, a gay Egyptian seeking asylum in the United States. Though Egypt doesn't have any explicit laws against homosexuality, gay men there are routinely arrested and tortured. In one infamous incident, 52 men were arrested in 2001 on a floating disco ... More >>
Please touch the artifacts.As a small child whipping my crayons around the perfect spiral assistance of the Spirograph, I never never anticipated that I could maximize that activity by adding the sweet elixir of booze, or that I'd be doing both with the aid of the Denver Museum of Nature and ... More >>
Saturday, March 19 (or Friday, March 18 -- since the night just isn't over) Let me first start today's travelogue by saying how amazing a time it has been here in Texas. It's 4 a.m. currently (technically, still the night of Friday the 18th, but whatev), and I am writing from our hotel roo ... More >>
Clever ruse, Bob Barker, but we know of your nefarious designs.If there's one thing we've learned from Dan Brown, it's that, when the Illuminati get a vast conspiracy reaching to the very highest levels of the world's centers of power going on, they like to drop little hints about it. For exa ... More >>
Courtesy of the Arkansas Democrat-GazetteMore than a thousand blackbirds, grackles and starlings fell from the sky on New Year's Eve in Beebe, Arkansas. So far, there has been no official explanation for the avian precipitation, but we thought we'd look to other unexpected things falling fro ... More >>
Paul LukesCut Chemist on Friday night at the Gothic Theatre. CUT CHEMIST J Flash • Skwared 12.10.10 | Gothic Theatre DJ Skwared took the stage at 9 p.m. Surprisingly, the kid in the Tap-Out hat knew his hip-hop. He started his set with Newcleus' "Jam On It," went into Juan Atkins' "Clear" ... More >>
Hallelujah! The parting of the Red Sea, one of the great miracles of ancient times, has occurred again -- only this time it happened on computer simulators designed by Boulder researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado at Boulder. The result, sa ... More >>
In a Different Time & Place
Joe the Veep, not Joe the Plumber. Vice President Joe Biden sure must dig the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, where he'll conduct a town-hall meeting today. He was just there in February, standing by as President Barack Obama signed the stimulus package there. Maybe it's because the facility h ... More >>
Really fun show last night. Rob Burleson -- drummer extraordianaire of Lion Sized, d.biddle, the Fire Drills and sometimes Eyes & Ears -- filled in for Andy who was off exploring pyramids in Egypt or trying to find a cure for the common cold or something this week. Tall shoes to fill there, boy, ... More >>
Animals get funny at the Pet Comedy Challenge.
Adding insult to racist injury.
A new Stout Street pub with bite.
Sunday, July 24, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Exquisite Egyptian funerary art graces the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Travel through time with Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Denver Gay Men's Chorus tunes up the First Amendment
Red Rocks birthday party
June 10 - 16, 1999
April 2-8, 1998
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