How does a guy who worked at Domino's wind up opening a pizza joint that couldn't be more different from a chain whose reputation for quality 'za is one of life's biggest jokes?
Turns out Will Harris, who just recently unleashed A-Town Pizza in Aurora with the help of his wife, Jessie, has a fetis ... More >>
Few conversations reach the caliber of weirdness as ones that involve marijuana, entertainers and a tape recorder. And now that Amendment 64 has turned the ritual of pot-smoking into as normal a social custom as Sunday afternoon football, we at Westword have begun spending time with our favorite Den ... More >>
Let the hyperbole fly: Depending on whom you ask, the presidential debate coming to town this Wednesday is either the biggest event of the election season, the biggest-ever boon to the University of Denver's place in the national spotlight, or the biggest political anything to happen in Denver since ... More >>
This, says Robert Thompson, is the "most ambitious project I've seen in Denver in a long, long time, and I guarantee you that it's going to be worth it."
"This" refers to Punch Bowl - Social Food & Drink, the 23,700-square-foot, 900-person-capacity gastro-diner, bowling alley, Ping-Pong hall, marb ... More >>
Wazee Supper Club
1600 15th Street
This is part one of my interview with Randy Balch, chef of Wazee Supper Club, which will reopen on Saturday following a remodel. Part two of our chat will run in this space tomorrow.
Before waltzing through the d ... More >>
Although Albus Brooks crafted the proposed anti-urban camping ordinance, he supports help for the homeless. In fact, Brooks gave a shout-out to the Denver Voice in his recent Westword interview. And tomorrow night, Brooks will be on hand at a benefit to raise funds for this organization, a Westword ... More >>
Lawrence Dai will be watching Julie & Julia for the 365th time at 8 p.m. tonight at the Jones, as part of the Denver Center Theatre Company's quirky Off-Center series. In addition to the screening, there will be free beer and unelaborated-upon shenanigans involving onions; tickets are $10.
Julie & ... More >>
Unlike California or Florida, Colorado isn't known as a sports car state. We simply have too much crazy weather. But, despite mother nature's push to get us into all-wheel drive vehicles year round, there is a market for super-fast, super expensive sports cars. Ferrari of Denver specializes i ... More >>
This week, we have a load of solid new releases, including a new book from Jeffrey Eugenides, whom the reading public hasn't heard from in almost ten years and whose book Middlesex now holds a permanent spot in nearly every used book store in the country. We also have the DVD release of Terra ... More >>
Rocky Mountain High fits in well with the expensive clothing boutiques in high-end Cherry Creek North. Not because it's got sky-high herb prices, but because the place literally is an expensive, vintage clothing boutique in exclusive Cherry Creek North.
"Reverend Dirtkicker," who is also missing half a dozen teeth. Photos by Kiernan Maletsky
With Kingdom of Magic • Il Cattivo
12.19.10 | Larimer Lounge
We'll get to that confederate wristband in a bit because Buzzov•en's Southern hillbilly persona did not define this show at ... More >>
If you haven't seen the 1959 film On The Beach, you might want to tune out now before we spoil anything. It's a post-apocalyptic emotion-drain that chronicles the last days of humanity in a painstakingly slow manner -- which is to say it's a bit slow in the hips but fast in the brain.
Anyw ... More >>
The Emerald Isle is no match for the globe-conquering Christopher Columbus and his ship of fools. For years, the two cultures have waged an epic battle for ethnic supremacy in this country. On the one plate, you have some boiled potatoes. On the other, a generous serving of seven-layer lasagn ... More >>
Let's just go ahead and get this out of the way from the get-go: we love The Rock.
We can't explain it but there it is. That said, we also hate Hans
Zimmer with a passion usually reserved for evil dictators and
ex-patriots. So what better example of Recast then to add a soundtrack
to this beloved ... More >>
Photo by Ross HalfinJoe Perry, right, and his Aerosmith brethren, between hospital visits.
In Rolling Stone's list of the greatest guitarists of all-time, Aerosmith's Joe Perry placed 48th -- a ranking capable of slackening the jaw of any true rock-and-roll fan. This former Toxic Twin has penned on ... More >>
With the ongoing controversy over the the late Luis Jimenez's deadly "Mustang" sculpture at Denver International Airport getting bluer and veiny-er with each passing day, we decided to call up another artist (a live one) who has also been on the receiving end of airport-art criticism: Denver art ... More >>