Known in the Denver music scene as a former guitarist of The Czars and record producer for Joe Sampson and Esme Patterson, Metro State University of Denver professor Roger Green will be teaching "Psychedelic Aesthetics, Literature, and the Crisis in Liberalism," a donation-based, seven-week course a ... More >>
New Israeli Cinema began unofficially six years ago, when Mizel Museum curator Georgina Kolber began showing Israeli films on the lawn of the museum on summer nights. But inclement weather and a slim selection of library titles didn't fulfill the curator's desires, so she approached the Denver Film ... More >>
It looks like March is roaring in like a lion just in time for the weekend, but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of things to do for fun. From Johnny Depp's classic bad-boy role in Cry-Baby to a whole slew of art openings, we've got plenty of interesting events to attend that won't maul your poc ... More >>
Thursday November 17, Blast-O-Mat, 2935 West Seventh Avenue.
Fred Phelps: This is what evil looks like.The gay-hating, anti-Semitic horror show that is Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church doesn't always show up for its promised ignorance fests. But back in April, the Fred Phelps-led troglodytes staged a slew of protests like this one in Colorado. And ... More >>
Since 2005, Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire has been fusing the spiky and hyperkinetic dynamism of grindcore with death metal's unremitting darkness and sonic heaviness. Never content to settle on a mere sound, this Denver band challenges itself to create new depths in the expression of the ... More >>
Sarah CassDirty ProjectorsOriginally a solo project for David Longstreth, the Dirty Projectors is now touring as a six-piece in support of the band's latest, the wonderful Bitte Orca. Longstreth and company stop at the Bluebird Theater Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $15.25 in advance and $18 day ... More >>
Photo by Lori MidsonWhat I love most about Middle Eastern food is the way that you can shove a dozen different dishes onto the same plate, mix them all together, stack a big bite of everything on a fork and end up with the Gaza Strip, a flavor explosion of parsley, onions, roasted eggplant, garli ... More >>
In a beautiful collision of altruism, more musicians are donating their time and talents to help kids this week. Instead of helping the children of Denver, as the Denver Gives March Music Jam will, these musicians will benefit kids on the other side of the world. On Friday night, March 27, at the Dr ... More >>
Let it snow? Let it snow? Let it snow? Today in Cafe Society: • Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg spreads the wealth. • Updated: Other stirring events, now that "Soup for the Soul" is cancelled. • Desperately seeking volunteers for the IACP conference in Denver. • Co-op grocery looking to open in Fi ... More >>
Parting is such sweet sorrow for Theatre13.
Capsule reviews of current shows
Last fall, Toby Lewis had barely had time to catch her breath after returning to Boulder from the U.S. Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., last fall when her advisor on the project, Mike Brandemuehl, and fellow University of Colorado engineering professor Hy Brown presented her with an opportunity ... More >>
A TV-news cameraman finds a forum for his secret passion: rock and roll.
As his fourth film in a decade arrives in theaters, the movies' most enigmatic leading man reveals the method behind his on-screen madness.
Capsule reviews of current shows
A dead reckoning in Gaza.
An update on the Arabian tales makes for a difficult night at the theater.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Both aching and sweet, Sailor's Song is ultimately a love song.
Shwayder Theatre at the Mizel Center
Rose finds a fresh approach to confronting Holocaust horrors.
Blue Sky Grill
How Joe Sacco learned to stop worrying and love war.
From the week of October 2, 2003
In Black Lamb's eyes, hard rock was never broken. Why fix it?
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.
Mr. Pacman scores at a newly opened Monkey Mania.
Electric Bible: The New Testament (Triple X)
The Atomic Bitchwax and Nebula are among a new breed of bands putting the wank back into guitar rock.
California rock band Custom Made Scare has a message for Denver: Don't shoot.
Musically speaking, the Gaza Strippers put it all on.