For more than a year, Mark Antonation ate his way up Federal Boulevard. With that journey done, he'll now explore different cuisines from around the globe right here in metro Denver, one month at a time, in Ethniche. Yanni's Greek Restaurant styles itself as a taverna in the traditional sense: a pl ... More >>
For more than a year, Mark Antonation ate his way up Federal Boulevard. With that journey done, he's now exploring different cuisines from around the globe right here in metro Denver, one month at a time, in Ethniche. Denver doesn't have a reputation for great Greek restaurants. Whether that's beca ... More >>
A number of wine events uncork this week -- everything from a visit by the Pinot Posse to the return of Frasca's Wine Dinner Mondays to the first in Axios's newest wine series. Keep reading for a taste of what's on the culinary calendar this week. See also: Join the posse -- the Pinot Posse -- Mond ... More >>
#87: Mario Zoots Mario Zoots is something of a phenomenon in the local world of emerging artists: A DIY Renaissance man and University of Denver MFA candidate, he dabbles in music with his band Modern Witch, digital collage online and video work-out in the world at large. This is a potent combinati ... More >>
Jason Bosch won a MasterMind for his work with ArgusFest, showing important movies for trivial prices. Tonight, ArgusFest will be screening two segments of Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States. And as Bosch notes, "You don't need to have seen the first two parts to follow along, s ... More >>
If you feel like dancing this week, boy have you come to the right place. There's a unreal number of enticing options, and we've got the full rundown for you, from Alex Celler and Kill the Noise tonight at Beta to EOTO tomorrow night at the Fillmore, Tone of Arc and much, much more. The Dance Card i ... More >>
For an artist whose career has been built espousing the virtues of DIY self-reliance, it's been a long time since Sole (born Tim Holland) has done a record all by himself with no producers or label people listening over his shoulder. And while Sole confides that this was nerve-wracking at times as h ... More >>
At the end of last year, we published our list of the ten best restaurants that had opened in 2011 -- as we saw them at the time. Over the next few months, though, as we prepared for the Best of Denver 2012, we had a chance to really digest what the 300 new restaurants had brought to the city, and o ... More >>
It was World War III last night onProject Runway All Stars as the designers competed to see who could create the best national flag-inspired outfit. Each contestant was to take on a nation that represented a "major world region," but some of the countries wound up looking somewhat obscure.
Please touch the artifacts.As a small child whipping my crayons around the perfect spiral assistance of the Spirograph, I never never anticipated that I could maximize that activity by adding the sweet elixir of booze, or that I'd be doing both with the aid of the Denver Museum of Nature and ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
Smoked meats to go.Robert Sherk was just doing his day job, canvassing the local burb, pounding on doors, peddling meat door to door, when he got caught in a spliff of trouble. Sherk was on the job in Athens, Tennessee, when police accused him of selling meat without a proper permit, accordi ... More >>
The glorious outset of summer begs for Greek: grilled meats, pine-scented retsina and dancing all night by the light of the moon that dapples the sea. You'll get most of that (Denver can't oblige by providing the sea), plus a warmup for the time-honored Greek Festival in June, at tonight's A Night ... More >>
It's been four months since new owner (and restaurant world rookie) Maria Gibson took over the space at 1035 Lincoln Street that used to be Leenah's Deli and turned it into Melita's Greek Cafe and Market. And while there might be a lot of bad news right now in the restaurant industry and the l ... More >>
Gagging over an ill-advised (and expensive) Colorado tourism campaign that invited visitors to taste our misspelled and out-of-date cuisine, last month I invited readers to send their responses to this question: "What does Colorado Taste Like to You?" And although we're still accepting entries (yo ... More >>
Jeffree Lerner, the percussionist for Sound Tribe Sector 9, profiled in the September 6 edition of Westword, was the last member to join the band, and the most experienced going in, having previously served as a drum tech on extended tours by Colorado‚Äôs Leftover Salmon. In conversation, he comes a ... More >>
The original Sam's #3 is back.
Tout de Suite
The ghosts of Christmas pasta bring in the green with the red.
An epic figure turns human -- and fallible -- in Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Parade of the Athletes (Nettwerk)
Standup overcomes his disability
A Colorado dark horse boosts America's marathon hopes.
James Brown guitarist Damon Wood has got a brand-new bag.
Donald Seawell doesn't think the ambitious Tantalus is out of Denver's reach.
Eating at the Sahara Restaurant can be a dry time.