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Elvis Presley

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (4 free!), May 9-11

    If you spent all your extra cash on a lavish floral arrangement for your mother (as you should have), you can still have fun in Denver this weekend. Events around town include everything from an all-you-can-eat pancake party to a walking fest to Mexican wrestling plus comedy. Check out the online We ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    The ten greatest jam-band meccas

    For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Reader: Can't wait for baking season to try Euclid Hall's s'mores!

    It might be too hot to bake -- but it's not too hot to eat dessert, and Kate Gibbons has been stopping by restaurant kitchens around town, discovering how they cook up their sugar highs. At Euclid Hall, executive pastry chef Eric Dale just created a new dessert menu, which includes a "Payday" candy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Mother Dolores Hart, "The nun who kissed Elvis," on fame and loving Les Miserables

    Mother Prioress Dolores Hart may be the most famous nun in America. Born Dolores Hicks, her effortless good looks and girl-next-door charm won her a part -- as Dolores Hart -- alongside Elvis in 1957's Loving You. And as the cool-headed leader of a gaggle of thrill-seeking co-eds in the 1960 hit Whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Rockmount Ranch Wear teams up with the Denver Art Museum...and Elvis?

    Rockmount Ranch Wear clothing has been sighted on celebrities around the globe. And now, in honor of Spun, its textile exhibition, the Denver Art Museum has stocked an entire corner of its gift shop with items from Rockmount. We grabbed a few minutes with Steve Weil, president of Rockmount, to talk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Do drugs make musicians more creative?

    Do drugs fuel creativity? Is an addled mind essential to making great music? Does sobriety cause creative impotence? What if Jimi Hendrix had suddenly decided to enter a twelve-step program? Would Are You Experienced? have sucked? To answer this nagging question, you have to take a look at rock's re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics: The Complete list

    Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The 50 worst rock/pop lyrics of all time: 40-31

    The countdown of total crappiness continues. Yesterday we laid out the back half of the of the top fifty worst rock and pop lyrics of all time, and today we present the other half, which is populated by Poison's "Unskinny Bop," the Rolling Stones' "Cocksucker Blues" and a bunch of other ill-conceive ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Five famous record collections and a look at their doomed (and almost doomed) fate

    See Also: • Five reasons Dilla's still missed five years later • In honor of Record Store Day this Saturday: Ten records we treasure. • Record Store Day 2012: The hunt for Junta • Complete Record Store Day coverage When Michigan record store owner Jeff Bubeck acquired several thousand recor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Graffiti bombs add grooviness to the 20th Street bridge: Kenny Be's Sign Language

    White-lined lane arrows point to high design.​ The 20th Street bridge connects the ultra-hip Highland neighborhood directly to the Denver Skate Park. Every street sign between Central and Little Raven Streets has become a canvas for the pedestrian designers who seem to be sending secret messag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche broadcasts moving to Cruisin' Oldies AM 950

    Elvis is alive, well, and up for trade talks for Carmelo Anthony​As we reported last week (via DenverRadio.net), Mile High Sports radio will be airing Colorado Avalance and Denver Nugget radio broadcasts on AM 950 this season. The game broadcasts will take priority over the station's regular C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Elvis's autopsy tools and five more of the grisliest celebrity death souvenirs

    ​Today is the anniversary of Elvis's death in 1977, and last week, an auction of possibly the most gruesome memorabilia of all time was planned to capitalize on the King's untimely demise. The very same autopsy/embalming tools used to prep the King's final appearance, plus the toe tag identify ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Top 10 weirdest musician movie roles

    ​It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    The Weekend Showdown: Here's to Tribute Bands

    We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down three of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the comments. ​

  • Film

    May 7, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, April 6 edition

    That's the last strawb... Today in Cafe Society: • The Boulder Farmers' Market gets a chilly start. • Stinky Cheese Tour starts at Bistro Vendome. • Colorado Bartenders Guild hosts first cocktail competition. • Milking It: Kellogg's Corn Pops. • Quiznos' take on toasty oven love. • Wome ... More >>

  • Music

    March 12, 2009
  • Music

    November 13, 2008
  • Dining

    November 6, 2008
  • Culture

    July 24, 2008

    End Days

    A smart, thoughtful script supported by terrific performances.

  • Dining

    May 1, 2008

    PS Lounge

    The bloom is off this rose.

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007

    Q&A with Buck 65

    Eryc Eyl’s November 22 profile on Buck 65 was based on the following interview with the high-profile indie rapper. In it, Buck 65, also known as Rich Terfry, discusses -- with very little prompting -- his love for Colorado, his new disc, Situation, and his intensely personal artistic process.

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2007

    CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair

    Day One Event Spotlight Street Side Mural Project -- If you never experience live art, this is worth checking out. Local artist will create five murals each with its own unique theme. The murals will be located across from the Performance and Cultural Stage Music Schedule Main Stage ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    El Vez

    Thursday, December 14, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Dining

    August 17, 2006

    Gummy Bear

    3 Kings Tavern

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006
  • Dining

    June 8, 2006

    Nothing Could Be Finer

    Than chicken-fried steak in two diners.

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    What Class!

    Elvis has left the building, but things are looking up at the Regency.

  • Calendar

    April 21, 2005

    Party Girl

    Wanda Jackson headlines an e-town celebration.

  • Music

    November 11, 2004

    Merritt Plan

    The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt follows an idiosyncratic blueprint.

  • Calendar

    May 13, 2004

    Land of the Free Spirits

    Americana explores the currents in our culture

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best Political Decor

    State Senator Norma Anderson

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    Why Spy?

    The DPD has a binge-and-purge problem.

  • Music

    August 29, 2002

    Blue Mood

    Don't say it's dead. Eddie Clendening and the Blue Ribbon Boys are the real rockabilly deal.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Muzak to My Ears

    Elevator music is looking up.

  • Music

    March 23, 2000

    Sounds Like Fun!

    The Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo 2000

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time

    Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
    Murder on Music Row
    (Shell Point Records)

  • Music

    November 25, 1999

    Hooked on Phonics

    Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-fonics echo the happy days of Fifties rock.

  • Music

    May 28, 1998
  • Calendar

    April 2, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 2-8, 1998

  • Culture

    March 26, 1998
  • Culture

    May 15, 1997
  • Music

    September 12, 1996

    Mystery Man

    Who is Ralph Gean, and why is he the latest hero of Denver's musical underground?

  • Culture

    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    February 29, 1996

    Rock's Roles

    Hardrock Gunter: From rockabilly pioneer to insurance agent to rock-and-roll legend.

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