Back in August, I went to see Dave Chappelle perform at the Boulder Theater with my boyfriend and a gaggle of our best dude friends. A longtime fan of Chappelle's work, it was the first time I would be seeing his standup live, and I was stoked. But halfway into his set, I had to turn off. If you ar ... More >>
We seem to be obsessed with superheroes these days -- but on Veterans Day, we recognize the true American heroes. Thanks to cinema, civilians have been able to get a closer look at what war is really like, with all the horrors and the heartbreaks. The best of these war movies have been recognized by ... More >>
Today marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. The iconic singer spent a great deal of time in the Centennial State and had many adventures. In honor of the King, Backbeat is sharing some of these stories. See also: - Retired Denver Police Captain Jerry Kennedy on the time Elvis bough ... More >>
I have bad taste in all facets of my life. I'm attracted to pink and turquoise bathroom fixtures, knock-off Chanel purses and PT Cruisers outfitted with the many personalities of Taz. My favorite flavors are black licorice and Alka-Seltzer, and if I could, I would serve every meal with Kalamata oliv ... More >>
Turns out that William Koch, the Florida billionaire who bought the tintype of Billy the Kid for more than two million bucks at a Denver auction in June, isn't just interested in photos of the Old West. He's interested in Old West towns, too. And he just bought himself a big chunk of Colorado ... More >>
Don't forget to pack your wallet. Our friends at the Aspen Daily News have been doing some calculating -- and the digits they've come up with are capable of giving a chill to anyone planning a quick ski trip to Aspen this winter. According to writer Andrew Travers, most visitors to the community f ... More >>
The mainstreaming of Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.
The Skeleton Key unlocks a house that's haunted by camp.
Colorado's ready for that close-up.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Can't we all just get along?
When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.
Are the stars out tonight? Depends on who's asking.
Are we having funds yet?
How a kid from Boulder became an eyewitness to the passing of an era.
Robert Altman does Dallas.
Almost Famous rings in your ears -- and heart -- long after it's over.
A timeline of the Pearl Street Mall
Beatles producer George Martin tries to pass along the wisdom of the ages.
Special-effects wizard Phil Tippett--creator of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--envisions the digital future.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.