This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We e ... More >>
Second City Chicago is this country's Mecca of funny. Among its famous alumni are John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Steve Carrell and Tina Fey. It also happens to be the place where Frank Caeti, formerly of MadTV, and Matt Craig, a former Saturday Night Live writer, first met and performed together, crea ... More >>
FUN. @ OGDEN THEATRE | 4.5.12 There's no question that Fun. is fun. The band, fronted by Nate Ruess formerly of the Format, has been compared to Elton John and Queen, turning out tracks of pop rock that are accessible, bouncy and really effing awesome to yell in your car at the top of your lungs. A ... More >>
See also: Super Bowl commercials: Elton John, Flavor Flav, Echo and the Bunnymen and more and Top 5 Super Bowl halftime shows. C'mon! How did the NBC network brass not see this one coming? Seriously? Let's see... tap one of music's most subversive artists who has a well known reputation for flaunti ... More >>
See also: Super Bowl commercials: Elton John, Flava Flav, Echo and the Bunnymen and more and Video: M.I.A. flips off Super Bowl audience during halftime show Judging by the voluminous groans echoing across the country, word is spreading that Madonna will be headlining the Super Bowl halftime show, ... More >>
Caribou Ranch, near Nederland, was a major recording studio throughout the '70s and early '80s. The 178 artists who recorded there over the years included such legends as Elton John, Billy Joel, the Beach Boys, Frank Zappa and Joe Walsh. But when a fire destroyed the control room in 1985, own ... More >>
Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>
This past weekend, Carmelo Anthony -- you know, that guy who used to be Denver's best basketball player until the new Nuggets showed up and started kicking major ass (GAAAAAAALLO!) -- did something in New York that he could have never, ever done in Denver: took just a few hours out of his bu ... More >>
The releases of Beastly and Red Riding Hood mark just two more additions to a time-honored film tradition: hackneyed, shitty movies based on fairy tales. Inspired by these cloying new releases, we decided to take a look back at five more insipid films that were vaguely based on magical childr ... More >>
Fucking MTV. On the heels of its "extreme" strategy, we just heard the network is introducing another awards show that is apparently supposed to celebrate the "migration of music to the digital space." The show will honor tweets and best apps...uhhh...what?!? This isn't an awards show; this i ... More >>
Yes, this Michael Sawaya.Prepare to consider Michael Sawaya -- best known as the guy from the auto-injury law firm -- in a light in which it is pretty much guaranteed you have never considered him. To celebrate the release of Turbulence in the River, his new book about "finding your world and ... More >>
In-stores last week by Elephant Revival might have helped the Nederland quintet grab the top spots at Albums and Twist, with its latest effort, Break in the Clouds, released last month on Ruff Shod Records (the indie imprint headed by Chad Stokes of State Radio and Dispatch). Nicki Minaj's Pi ... More >>
Kanye West released My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy yesterday amid rave reviews -- Pitchfork gave it a perfect ten rating, Spin gave it nine out of ten stars, Rolling Stone gave it five stars, Urb gave it four and a half out of five stars, and XXL has reportedly given the album an XXL ratin ... More >>
Vegas, baby!There comes a point in the career of any musical act where the only reasonable thing to do is to follow the trailblazing example of the King. By this we mean: Buy a lot of jumpsuits, move your bloated, fat ass to Las Vegas and basically become an ersatz version of your former glor ... More >>
You know Master Chief? Star of the Halo franchise, which is one of the biggest video game properties on Earth (or anywhere else)? Well, did you ever expect to see him take his helmet off, turn out to be a goofy-looking German dude and start singing? Neither did we, but here it is. Joining th ... More >>
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Wednesday, October 12, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Wednesday, July 14, Coors Amphitheater, 303-830-8497.
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Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.
Having moved away from Palace, Will Oldham breaks down as Bonnie Prince Billy.
Where to finish off your New Year's Eve finery.
Three new stations attempt to woo audiences turned off by Denver radio.
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Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris.
Talking shop with Three Men in Search of a Pair of Shoes.
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
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