It's easy to look at what's become of rock music over the last three and a half decades and find countless traces of the CBGB micro-culture and the fast-and-loud aesthetic it cultivated. During their now-legendary years at CBGB, bands like the Ramones, Talking Heads, Blondie and Patti Smith were dis ... More >>
Tuesday, February 5, 1STBANK Center, 866-461-6556.
Laura Norman is one of the more talented actors around, subtle and intelligent, capable of deep emotion but never sentimental or hackneyed. She can rescue a mediocre play and add a very specific kind of shine to an excellent one. In 2005, she received a Best of Denver award for her portrayal of Ha ... More >>
Dennis Quaid gets around. Since the late '70s, he's appeared in more than seventy films and television shows, playing everything from a deep-space fighter pilot to an dragon-slaying warrior, and always with a certain swaggering charm. This Friday and Saturday at the Sie FilmCenter, Mile High Sci-Fi ... More >>
Is it Halloween already? Why, yes, you bet your sweet trick-or-treat it is -- and the proof is in the ridiculous amount of talent that's landing on the city this weekend, including Pete Bones, Beats Antique and Paco Osuna, among others. Whatever costume you have picked out, hopefully you can move in ... More >>
Thursday, October 18, Oriental Theater, 720-420-0030.
When he came storming onto the scene, Jimi Hendrix made weepy children out of the world's best guitar players, bringing a primal sexuality and grace to his playing that only a true master of the craft could muster. Guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Pete Townsend had spent nearly the whole ... More >>
For Colorado's annual celebration in honor of smoking the ganja -- known otherwise as the twentieth of April to non-imbibers -- Rusko (aka Christopher Mercer), the reknown dubstep producer hailing from the England, is bringing his production to 1STBANK Center, along with DJ Shadow, Paper Diamond and ... More >>
There aren't many actors around who can claim to have met Laurence Olivier, David Frost and Noel Coward -- however briefly -- or who still refer to Macbeth as Mackers, to ward off the curse associated with the play. But then, there aren't many who bring to the stage the wealth of experience that J ... More >>
"I could have kept it open for a few more weeks, but I was just done and wanted to get out," admits Ghugi Singh, the owner of India House, which served its last meal in LoDo on Saturday night. Singh, who opened the elegant India House in 2007 in the same quarters that originally housed Delhi Darbar ... More >>
RUSKO @ SNOWBALL | 3/2/12Rusko is a dubstep king. This guy touches a beat and it instantly is a smash-hit. Last night in the snowscape that is the main stage of Snowball Music Festival, Rusko dropped bass heavy enough to allow Ski Patrol to save avalanche ammunition. If you were anywhere near the va ... More >>
Image viaDavid Sedaris is a tiny man with a huge life. Truly, the man is pretty darn small, and though his voice sounds like that of a timid librarian, it packs a biting combination of charm and painful humor that's strong enough to ring through even the spaciousness of the Paramount. Last ... More >>
Saturday, November 5, 1STBANK Center, 303-830-8497.
Wednesday, September 21, Summit Music Hall, 1-866-468-7621.
Timothy NorrisPeter HookWith his ground-breaking band Joy Division, Peter Hook (due this Monday, September 19, at the Bluebird Theater) perhaps accidentally created a style of playing bass that made the instrument not just a part of the rhythm section but also a carrier of the melody.
Mr. Breathes.If medical marijuana reviewer William Breathes looks tired lately, it's not because he's been critiquing too much weed. Since being featured on Rupert Murdoch's iPad-friendly The Daily and National Public Radio, he's been absolutely inundated with interview requests, many from in ... More >>
Interactive texts have been around since the '70s (or earlier, depending on how you're defining them), but the recent push of handheld electronic reading devices has exploded the potential for creating and reimagining works. Still, it hasn't been until recently we've started seeing anyone mak ... More >>
Alex Cox, who wrote and directed cult favorites like Repo Man and Sid & Nancy, is joining CU-Boulder's film studies faculty this fall and will teach screenwriting and film production, as the Daily Camera reported. Cox, who grew up England, studied film at UCLA, then lived in Mexico and Spain ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>
Would Sly stay in bed all weekend because of a hangover? No way.While you might still be nursing your hangover today, that doesn't mean you can't start setting your weekend plans. We understand you're probably in terrible shape, you might have a bit of a headache and you're probably battling ... More >>
Last night, Hollywood engaged in its yearly back-pat, bestowing little gold statues on those who brought the greatest dignity to the big screen last year. Amidst all that pomp and circumstance, it can be easy to forget that, as amazing as Natalie Portman was in Black Swan, she was also the le ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Recognize this fella? Do you know from which country the U.S. of A. declared its independence in 1776? If so, consider yourself among the 74 percent of Americans who do. If not, consider yourself dumber than a first grader, which is when everyone learns about George Washington and how he comm ... More >>
Neil and Jennie Bakewell -- a very aptly named British couple -- had eaten so well that they couldn't sleep together, let alone get nude with each other. Before they called a halt to their very conspicuous consumption, their combined weight was an unbelievable 924 pounds, according to this st ... More >>
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A footnote in many other tales, Joseph Priestly finally gets his own book.
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Taking things easy at Rodney's.