Longmont is already one of Colorado's craft beer meccas. The town is home to two of the state's biggest breweries, Left Hand and Oskar Blues, as well as the Pumphouse brewpub and two suds-centered restaurants operated by Oskar Blues. But over the next few months, the Boulder County burg will be inu ... More >>
Do you have a secret talent for brewing beer or throwing together nuts and seeds into a one-of-a-kind work of crop art? Do you love to recreate your grannie's recipe for elderberry wine? Perhaps your strengths lie in scrapbooking or stitching quilts. There's a category for that -- and a whole lot mo ... More >>
Face it: Moustaches are in. That was clear at last night's celebratory 'Stache at Deer Pile, and in anticipation of that event, Sam Alviani and Bree Davies faced off with their own takes on moustaches. See also: - Mustaches: They're gross, they scratch my face, and the Civil War is over - Mustache ... More >>
Though this weekend is tinted all orange and blue, there's plenty of action in Denver that's not sports-related. (And, of course, plenty that is.) From a mustache party to free zoo days to art openings, here are ten things you can do for under $10. Find our complete listings of events on the online ... More >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are de rigueur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors ... More >>
Editor's note: Mustaches are derigeur on uncles, cops and closing pitchers, but they've also become a fixture on the upper lips of the young and the hip. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time since the Civil War when razors were so ignored. But the look can be polarizing, and Westword contributors Sa ... More >>
Christopher Laplante arrived in town less than two months ago and has already been dubbed the "Man of Denver." He gained this noble title at the Great American Beer Festival, inside a Wahl Home Products tent; he'll now move into the finals, with a chance to win $1,000. See also: - Wahl's 'Man of ... More >>
Beer and beards. It's one of the greatest combinations in the history of the world. And luckily for guys with facial hair who like drinking beer, Wahl Home Products will be passing through Denver during the Great American Beer Festival, handing out $500 to the man with the best beery beard -- with a ... More >>
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Alan Prendergast recently shared a letter from an incarcerated woman concerned that fellow inmates were using prison-issued electric shavers for vibrators and tattoo tools. In response, we heard from another woman who's spent time behind bars, and she offers a heartfelt testimonial for the tool's a ... More >>
Colorado prisoners complain about all sorts of indignities, from the high price of candy bars to the degrading (now banned) "labia lift" procedure some female inmates were subjected to. But not all the recent squawking about a change in hygiene equipment at the Denver women's prison is negative, app ... More >>
Just as the cherry blossom opens in April, so has the brilliant lip foliage burst forth this month -- even in November, traditional harbinger of winter's cruel silence. Indeed, this Movember has seen more mustaches than ever bloom and grow like the lovely edelweiss, and as the month draws to a bitte ... More >>
It's nearly Thanksgiving, and since gratitude is for the weak, I'm thankful this year for one thing and one thing only: imminent victory. As we move into the fourth week of Movember, that great month during which brave men attempt to eradicate cancer by growing mustaches (thus raising awareness, whi ... More >>
Dr. Aaron Perlut, man of mustached leisure.After last week's slow start, I'm pleased to report that, as we enter the second half of Movember, my mustache is downright glorious -- by the Westword team of crack scientists' last estimate, it now effects the death of tens of thousands of cancerou ... More >>
A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
Movember: time to get fucking serious.Everyone knows that, aside from being the greatest of facial accoutrements, the mustache serves several versatile and important societal functions -- it's great for saving small amounts of food, for example, and it's incredibly sexy -- but did you know th ... More >>
Denver blog posts are on the cyber-road again. In the wake of ESPN dubbing Von Miller the NFL's best rookie through three weeks, Predominantly Orange's Dustin Davis sees him on a Defensive Rookie of the Year path. The Denver PR Blog gives you a good reason to rock a 'stache. The latest piece by T ... More >>
A proud and satisfied Carstache owner.A mustache is like the modern-day equivalent of Samson's hair: a source of almost superhuman potency for all who wear it. (Also, both are made of hair.) That said, the fact that only men and certain particularly virile women are capable of mustache wearag ... More >>
A proud tradition.To the officers of the Durango Police Department: A couple of months ago, as you are no doubt aware, you department quietly changed its policy to allow a form of facial hair that has never in modern history been widely sported by members of the law enforcement community: th ... More >>
All hail. Since it's a well known scientific fact that the mustache is the best and most manly form of facial hair, let's start with a definition: A mustache consists of hair grown in some form above the mouth -- but not below it; i.e., if you have hair on your chin, you do not have a mustach ... More >>
It's November Movember, which means it's time to get your moustache on for charity. The above video pretty much sums up everything you need to know, but if you prefer reading, then know this: Grow a mustache, raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer. Simple enough right? Movember.Com has ... More >>
Facial hair is so hot right now.
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They say that everyone -- even the guy with the best gig in the world -- dreams occasionally of doing something else with his labors. I know chefs who dream of being musicians, musicians whoâ€™d love to be chefs, real estate brokers who spend their nights writing strange novels, and businessmen whoâ ... More >>
Bastille Day is the perfect reason to get your snob on.
Thursday, May 17, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
The Broncos’ new quarterback is looking good. And so am I.
Sermon on the mountain
Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, Dulcinea's 100th Monkey, 303-832-3601.
The Neon Steven EP (Self-released)