Smart and self-assured, with jet-black hair and the faintest of goatees, Shihan Qu is the reigning king of magnet balls. His ascension to the throne wasn't so much the result of hard-won battles against other magnet magnates as it was the outcome of a process of elimination. While other companies th ... More >>
#33: Michael Chavez Michael Chavez had already worked as an artist and curator, experience that prepared him well for his current job as public-art administrator for Denver Arts & Venues. In that role, he both oversees and maintains the city's present collection of 350 works and coordinates new com ... More >>
I've been to Brittany, the homeland of crêpes; I've been to Paris and Provence, where there are crêpe carts on every corner. Hell, I've even eaten crêpes in Mexico City. But these crêpes, sheeted with something that's billed a creamed spinach sauce, ballooned with crappy ingredients and plated w ... More >>
The Denver Art Museum gave its outdoor plaza a Parisian makeover this week, complete with café tables, streetlamps and even a few local artists painting in the courtyard. The transformation was designed to announce the start of public ticket sales for DAM's fall exhibit, Passport to Paris, and a fi ... More >>
At the heart of the RTD system, the Civic Center bus station, is a shiny mural that represents friendship, business deals, introductions and Douglas Kornfeld's inspiration for the piece: reunions. Kornfeld's "Welcome!" transforms as you get closer to the work, and he took a few minutes to talk about ... More >>
CROCODILES @ BLUEBIRD THEATRE | 10/11/12 The Crocodiles' performance at the Bluebird last night was a how-to guide for aspiring garage rockers everywhere from here to Siam. This was obvious partway through their infectious, deliciously saccharine "Endless Flowers," as frontman Brandon Welchez clapp ... More >>
Happy Monday, amigo! Another great batch of shows this week to help you get through the work week. We've got all this week's shows listed in our concert calendar if you're so inclined. Otherwise, keep reading to get a full rundown on the five best concerts this week, the ones we think are worth stay ... More >>
Thomas Salamunovich Larkspur 478 Vail Valley Drive, Vail 970-754-8050 www.larkspurvail.com Larkburger www.larkburger.com Part one of my interview with Thomas Salamunovich, exec chef of Larkspur and Larkburger, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: Respect e ... More >>
April is Colorado Architecture Month, but the celebration isn't limited to concrete and steel structures. The American Institute of Architecture's Colorado branch has partnered with five local restaurants on Delicious Designs, to show how architecture affects "where we live, work, play... and even e ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Whether you're making your way up to the mountains for Snowball Music Festival 2012 or staying behind in the city, there's an abundance of musical choices: Tonight at the Fillmore Snoop Dogg throws down before heading up the hill himself for a slot at Snowball, while a couple ... More >>
Friday, March 2, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Silhouettes perform to Louis Armstrong's "Wonderful World"It was another great night for Denver's Silhouettes on America's Got Talent, as all three judges seemed to agree that America should vote for our favorite shadow dancers. Beset by technical difficulties, the group was forced to perform ... More >>
Flickr photo by whologwhyWith DSK (Dominique Strauss-Kahn) and his did-he-didn't-he-rape-a-New-York-hotel-maid story all over both sides of the Atlantic, it's not a great time to be French. The guy once seen as a top contender in 2012 presidential election pool has now become a poster-child f ... More >>
No, please, just stay behind the bushes.It's one of life's most bitter ironies that, as a general rule, the people most likely to be nudists are the people you least want to see nude -- and so it was with a collective sigh of relief from the pants-wearing world that Nude Recreation Week wrapp ... More >>
Lori Midson This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Robert Bogart, executive chef of Elway's Downtown. In part one of that interview, which ran yesterday, Bogart raps on strange guest requests, one roof and how he wishes that cooks would get the respect they deserve. Rules of condu ... More >>
This has got to work...The restaurant world is full of one-trick ponies. It is, in a way, designed for them -- built up like a machine made for repetitive specialization. Grill men are grill men. Chefs who do Italian are (generally) not capable of being pulled out of their element and told ... More >>
A neighborhood joint thats a cut above the rest.
The third time's the guilty pleasure for Tucker and Chan's buddy cop franchise.
Get a handle on the French game of pétanque.
Starting as of Now -- The EP (Sparky the Dog Records)
Caveh Zahedi comes clean in I Am a Sex Addict.
Steve Martin's Pink Panther piddles on its predecessor.
Muenzinger Auditorium, CU-Boulder
Johnny Mathis still spins heads.
Tuesday, June 14, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Adam Ferrara brings his big-city humor to Denver
Doisneau's Paris captures an era
Homegrown wiseguys give pieces a chance in Team America.
The dangle angle
Don't play with your food.
How's it hanging?
Puppetry of the Penis seeks to manipulate members and audiences.
Midnight at the Black Nail Polish Factory (Glurp)
For a price, Molly Parker takes Peter Sarsgaard to The Center of the World.
Prepare for a blast from the past!
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Weary Denver computer programmer Thom Lancy dreams of retracing the Kon-tiki expedition to the South Seas.
Emily Herrera soars toward stardom