DeVoktchKa's Shawn King may not think too highly of didactic protest songs, but he has devoted himself to Dreaming Sin Fronteras: Stories of Immigration and American Identity, a massive theatrical collaboration about "dreamers": undocumented students who have been in the United States since they wer ... More >>
Tony's P's, which opened last November in the former J.R.'s space at 777 East 17th Avenue, recently started hosting live music on weekends in its lounge upstairs. The venue will be the new home base for old-school funk/jazz act Buckner Funken Jazz, fronted by trumpeter Rod Buckner. The group will pl ... More >>
Denver's animation scene gets a turn in the limelight when the Denver Animated Pixelshow comes to the Bug Theatre Thursday night. More than two hours of locally made animated shorts will be screened, with most of the filmmakers on hand to talk about their work and answer questions. And you're going ... More >>
The biggest show announcement this week actually came last week -- talking about Prince at the Ogden, of course -- but there's a whole bunch of other new shows to let you know about this week, including Keith Urban at Red Rocks, Lamb of God at the Boulder Theater, John Mayer at Red Rocks and Ke$ha a ... More >>
I grew up on the far west side of town, a culinary black hole -- at least in the 70s and 80s -- that forced me and my family to drive what I believed were impossibly long distances to dinner. We went out to eat -- a lot -- and from as far back as I can remember, we graced Gaetano's at least once a w ... More >>
The late Stella Cordova at the Original Chubby'sGustavo Arellano, author of Ask a Mexican, is working on a book on the history of Mexican food in the United States, and this past summer he invited readers to "tell me your favorite local Mexican restaurant and what makes it so bueno" -- in 25 ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayAs part of our search for a marijuana-dispensary critic, we asked applicants to write in and tell us what marijuana means to them. In the coming weeks, we'll publish some of our favorites, including this one, from a badass hippie girl from Manhattan.
Ivory Mefford, number eleven on the Denver Coroner's Office roster.The Denver Coroner's Office recently issued a list of all deaths ruled homicides in the city from the beginning of 2009 through July 4. The predictably grim chronicle of 23 individuals who lost their lives in acts of violence ... More >>
Get a taste of Denver history when Dick Kreck discusses his book on the Smaldone family.
It's been three weeks since I wrote a word about this season's Top Chef on Bravo. Know why? Because it has been so boring and so contrived and so stupid that the episodes themselves were painful to watch -- making me less than excited about the notion of then rehashing them here. There w ... More >>
Catch a classic Star Trek episode on the big screen.
In Wristcutters, the afterlife is just a lousier version of real life. Oh, and Tom Waits is there.
Clyde “Flip Flop” Smaldone is resurrected as a religious artist.
The Colorado History Museum's current exhibition, The Italians of Denver, celebrates the numerous contributions to local culture made by the proud immigrant families who came here from Italy and settled primarily in the northwest part of town. Yet for one painting in the exhibition â€” "The Agony in ... More >>
Funny man Chris Elliott bangs out his first novel.
From the week of September 22, 2005
For the Birds
Oh, thank heaven
Thought-provoking Yellowman bravely explores racism within the black community.
A kinder, gentler Napoleon is forced to discover life after defeat.
Pauline and Paulette, about a neglected retarded woman, is hard to ignore.
Despite a time-out for terror, 2001's roster was full.
Pay It Forward shoves its proactive propaganda down our throats until it stays down, but good.
Christopher Guest takes his comedy very, very seriously.
For the Cordova family, the forecast is always chile.
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.
Angela's Ashes brings the Frank McCourt's story of growing up poor and Irish to the screen.
The music that time forgot is in a warehouse in Colorado Springs.
THE CITY'S NEGOTIATOR IN THE WINTER PARK DEAL IS IN THE NOW--HE WAS THE RESORT'S BANKER.