For the better part of three decades, Kathy Griffin has been performing standup -- but the two-time Emmy winner may be best known for her television domination. With more than a dozen comedy specials under her belt and multiple TV series with Griffin as the star, the comedian has found success in be ... More >>
Remember The Book of Mormon? The musical from Coloradans and Broadway darlings Matt Stone and Trey Parker flew through here just last summer, electrifying Denver audiences, or at least the folks who were lucky to snag its fast-disappearing tickets. But if you missed it the first time around, here's ... More >>
Wayne White might be the most prolific and virtually unknown contributor to popular culture of the last four decades. But the illustrator, painter, sculptor and puppet-maker from Chattanooga is getting some much deserved exposure with the release of Beauty Is Embarrassing, a documentary about White' ... More >>
Wayne White might be your favorite visual artist of the last few decades that you didn't know existed. But that was sort of the point behind Beauty Is Embarrassing, director Neil Berkeley's the documentary about White's life and career thus far, which will screen at the Denver FilmCenter this Friday ... More >>
It's been a tough few months for Colorado, and homestate heroes Matt Stone and Trey Parker know it. On Tuesday, the South Park creators talked to press at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House about their latest success, the hugely popular and distinctly brazen comic musical The Book of Mormon, which opens ... More >>
This isn't Daniel Junge's first trip to the Oscars. The Colorado-based filmmaker was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010 for his documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner; this time he's nominated in the Documentary Short category for Saving Face, a film that follows a Pakist ... More >>
Lori MidsonClint Wangsnes (Zengo); Hunter Pritchett (Luca d'Italia); Stephen McCary (Mizuna); Marty Steinke (Linger) and Theo Adley (The Pinyon) showed up at Linger today to audition for Top Chef.Some were still scribbling answers to the questions on the 25-page application, which asked, amon ... More >>
Every year for the past decade, Colorado Inside Out, the weekly Colorado Public Television public-affairs show on which I'm a regular, takes a trip back in time. And for the last three years, those journeys have been awarded with a regional Emmy -- including one announced Saturday night.
Ethel as Annie.While hired guns fight over the future of the iconic National Western Stock Show, at 8 p.m. tonight Colorado Public Television takes a trip to a quieter time -- back to 1951, when a newfangled media form known as "television" was sweeping the country, kids were learning to "duc ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe cognoscenti of the food world -- 5,000 strong -- descended upon Aspen this past weekend for the 29th annual Food & Wine magazine Classic, one of the most heralded culinary jubilees in the country, It was a whirlwind weekend of unparalleled gluttony, hangovers, pig parties, cele ... More >>
At least they make decent movies.Is it time to already begin thinking about next year's Academy Awards show? Well, if you're like most Americans -- and critics, the venerable Roger Ebert among them -- who watched last night's show, then the answer is "yes."
The hipster hosts, 28-year-old An ... More >>
Michael Chiarello mans the Frasca kitchen for one night"This is my seventh book tour," said Michael Chiarello, standing in the kitchen at Boulder's Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street. "But this? This is just hanging out with the guys."
Amid a countrywide tour to promote his recently relea ... More >>
George Hickenlooper and friend.Saturday brought news about the shocking death of George Hickenlooper, Mayor John Hickenlooper's filmmaking cousin, who was in Denver to screen his latest flick, Casino Jack, as part of the Starz Denver Film Festival.
The show will go on, says festival director ... More >>
Temple Grandin.Temple Grandin, the autistic CSU prof named one of Time's 100 most influential people, was exuberant as Temple Grandin, the HBO movie named for her, virtually swept the TV-flick category at last night's Emmy Awards. She popped up from her spot in the audience several times, wav ... More >>
Channel 12, once an upstart public television station, has turned a respectable thirty, with a respectable new brand, Colorado Public Television, replacing the old KBDI. But tonight's installment of Colorado Inside Out, the weekly current events show, will feature a completely disresputable l ... More >>
"Either way, I'm a winner."Yesterday, we told you about bickering between Republican senatorial hopefuls Ken Buck and Jane Norton over Sarah Palin's Denver appearance on Saturday.
Buck said it would be rude of Palin to endorse Norton, which the grapevine says she plans to do, the same day as ... More >>