The fall theater season is in full swing. This weekend you can send off a local production as it takes to the road, re-view an old stage classic or catch the world premiere of a new play from a local playwright -- and there's an old-fashioned musical, too. Here's a sampling of what's happening on st ... More >>
Wednesday, September 28, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
It's a bit of a slow week again, but the media coming out today is so top-notch that it's hard to complain. Provided you're interested in things like playing god, a relationship puzzle game about love or watching a movie that's sort of about time travel, you'll have a lot to take in this wee ... More >>
Lori Midson Justin Cucci Root Down 1600 West 33rd Avenue 303-993-4200 www.rootdowndenver.com This is part two of my interview with Justin Cucci, owner and executive chef of Root Down and Linger. Part one of my interview with Cucci ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in Amer ... More >>
Rory Block (due April 21st at Rock and Soul Café in Boulder and on April 22nd at Swallow Hill in Denver) was fortunate to be at the epicenter of the roots music explosion of the late '50s and early '60s as a child in Greenwich Village. Block rubbed shoulders not just with Bob Dylan and Pete ... More >>
Cafe Society can't get enough of Lotus of Siam. When she was in Las Vegas last week, Patricia Calhoun twice ventured off the Strip to visit the northern Thai restaurant in its original location, a silly strip mall off Sahara Avenue. That was after a strong endorsement from Lori Midson, who o ... More >>
Hometown girl Kelly is headed home. The setting for this penultimate episode of Top Chef was Singapore, which ginned up the interest level quite a bit. It was fun watching the four remaining contenders picking and tasting their way through the Singapore street-food scene under the guidance of ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most persistent question we encounter is: "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a lis ... More >>
After fifteen months of reviewing sandwiches, it's time to take a step back, time to consider what has passed between many, many slices of bread, time to take a break from sandwiches and offer a countdown of the ten best I've had. It's easy to pick twenty good sandwiches, but narrowing those down ... More >>
The Sandwich: Greenwich Village What's on it: Pastrami-seasoned turkey, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato and Russian dressing on rye Where to get it: Mendelson's New York Delicatessen (600 17th Street, 303-996-5555) How much: $9.75 If sandwiches were movies, then Mendelson's triple-decker ... More >>
Welcome. Make yourself at home. Today in Cafe Society: • Arugula's big night in Boulder. • Our Weekly Bread: Mendelson's Greenwich Village. • Veggie Girl: Il Vicino. • The Sandwich Solution. Today in Backbeat Online: • An evening with Yes tonight at the Paramount is a no-go. • A time-l ... More >>
212 Salad and Sandwich Company 1710 Sherman Street 303-861-7212 42nd Street Corned beef, turkey, coleslaw, lettuce and thousand island dressing on rye $6.49 I don't know if it's a rule that every New York-style deli that opens outside of the five boroughs has to name all of its sandwiches after Ne ... More >>
Monday, January 7 by Audrey Sprenger, Ph.D Denver | There has been a lot of talk about Jack Kerouac this year and the 50th anniversary of his novel On The Road. It's buzzed through Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, public broadcasting and public radio. Over and over again I hear the same comments, th ... More >>
Thursday, December 13, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
Who needs a rhythm section when your players are this good?
Find new ways to celebrate at this year's PrideFest.
Golda Solomon keeps her rhymes jazzy.
Stories on Stage raises the political bunting.
Here's a mystery for Mulder: What happened to Duchovny's career?
Stop Kiss offers an intelligent and bittersweet look at a budding gay romance.
A sorry collection
Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11.
The annual PrideFest parade mixes frolics with politics.
Colorado's jazz artists stand up against their big-city counterparts.
Pangs of loss are dissected in the story of a teacher and her protegé.
The beautifully done Stop Kiss illustrates universal emotions.
Denver Pan African Film Festival opens with a film about a black TV executive.
NO ONE DIGS INTO HER MUSIC LIKE SINGER-SONGWRITER PAULA COLE.