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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Elvis is alive, well, and up for trade talks for Carmelo AnthonyAs 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
A smart, thoughtful script supported by terrific performances.
The bloom is off this rose.
Thursday, December 14, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
3 Kings Tavern
Than chicken-fried steak in two diners.
Elvis has left the building, but things are looking up at the Regency.
Wanda Jackson headlines an e-town celebration.
The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt follows an idiosyncratic blueprint.
Americana explores the currents in our culture
State Senator Norma Anderson
The DPD has a binge-and-purge problem.
Don't say it's dead. Eddie Clendening and the Blue Ribbon Boys are the real rockabilly deal.
Elevator music is looking up.
Denver officials and the press grope for the best way to deal with bogus anthrax scares.
The Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo 2000
Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time
Murder on Music Row
(Shell Point Records)
Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-fonics echo the happy days of Fifties rock.
April 2-8, 1998
Who is Ralph Gean, and why is he the latest hero of Denver's musical underground?
Hardrock Gunter: From rockabilly pioneer to insurance agent to rock-and-roll legend.