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  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Karen Cuda parts ways with Nashville Pussy

    After nearly a decade of playing bass in Nashville Pussy, Karen Cuda (one of the six hottest chicks in metal, according to Revolver) officially tendered her resignation from the band. "It's been an extraordinarily difficult decision for me to make," says Cuda, who made the announcement yesterday. "B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Today's Jessfest to help CougarPants drummer Jessica Hughes raise money to battle MS

    See also: Karen Cuda benefits - Hemi Cuda bassist needs surgery to repair degenerative neck condition Jessica Hughes wasn't too worried about the numbness and tingling in her hands and feet when it first started -- she chalked it up to a case of carpal tunnel. The Cougar Pants drummer figured she c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Karen Cuda benefits: Hemi Cuda bassist needs surgery to repair degenerative neck condition

    Update 8/22/12: Info and lineup for Karen Aid benefit at Bender's Tavern next Thursday added below. Original item 8/13/12: Karen Cuda, one of the most badass bassists this town has ever seen, needs our help. The talented four-string assassin (aka Karen Exley), who has held down the low-end for Na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Jim Norris Rockbar benefit tonight at 7 p.m.

    ​Tonight, the first in a series of benefits that have been organized for 3 Kings Tavern co-owner Jim Norris takes place at Rockbar. Jeri Theil, who's spearheading the event with the help of Shannon Boyles and Karen Cuda, has given us the full lineup for tonight's benefit (see below) and more i ... More >>

  • Music

    July 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Behind the bar at Root Down with Anika Zappe

    ​Anika Zappe is on a tear. Yes, she still has her band, Hemi Cuda, although its last show is coming sometime this year. "Had to make more time for cocktology," she says. Zappe has been Root Down's bar manager since the restaurant opened in December 2008, and the bar is doing great business. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Hemi Cuda heading off into the sunset

    James Bludworth​Yep. You read that right. The ladies of Hemi Cuda, another storied Denver band that's been around for more than a dozen years, are hanging up their hot pants and heels for good. Although the act hasn't announced when its final show will be, when it appears at Bender's Tavern this F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 11 edition

    A sign of the times.​All we need is "U." Today in Cafe Society: • The mystery of the missing letters on Bastien's marquee. • Golfin' for good (with good eats). • Civic Center Eats: Forte Farms. • 231 Milwaukee back on the market... again. • Tonight: The Denver Five dish it out at D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity interviews from the archives: Hemi Cuda

    ​With Indie 101.5 leaving the FM dial and making the move online, Mile Hi-Fidelity has officially gone on hiatus. After eight months of programming, we decided to take a break. In the meantime, until the program resurfaces, we're in the process of going through the archives and picking out some sh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009

    Striking Chords

    Girls Rock campers push the pedals to the metal.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Frank Black shows annouced

    The Flaming Lips know all about putting on a hell of a show, and the Monolith Festival gig at Red Rocks in 2007 was one most phenomenal things to happen to that venue in the last few years. Lets hope for a repeat performance when the Lips return to Red Rocks Sunday, August 23 with Explosions in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Dialed In: This week's local-music radio playlists

    Here's the most recent playlists from the area's local-centric speciality radio shows. We're still tracking Radio 1190's long running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is rebroadcast all over Colorado, and the Colorado Wave. We're still in the proc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity recast playlist - 01.21.09

    Update: Wednesday night's show has been posted after the jump.Well, we made it through another show. What are we at, like, seven now? Kind of lost count. Somebody's keeping track, right? Anyhow, it was a good one, but like I said at the beginning of the show, you'd hardly expect to hear otherwise fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 01.07.09

    It was world premier week on Mile Hi-Fidelity. Last night, we had the pleasure of debuting songs from A Shoreline Dream, Jon Snodgrass, Littles Paia, Park Pourbaix and the Widowers' Mike Marchant, who stopped by the studio long enough to give us insight on his new batch of tunes, which will be unvei ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Cheers! The winner of the 2008 Holiday Cocktail Competition

    'Tis a pleasure to drink in Colorado. On Saturday morning, I awoke with visions of sugerplums -- and whipped cream, and gingerbread, and chocolate sprinkles -- still dancing in my head. Just a few hours earlier, I'd sampled the last of sixteen entrees in the 2008 Holiday Cocktail Competition. I was ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 2, 2008
  • Music

    May 22, 2008

    Demon Funkies

    Punk Junkies
    Self-released

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Moovers and Shakers 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite local releases of the year.

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Moovers and Shakers 2007

    Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite local releases of the year.

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Hemi Cuda Is Back on the Streets

    Karen Exley and Anika Zappes badass new album will drive you wild.

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    This Just In...

    The latest nightlife news.

  • Music

    June 14, 2007

    This Just In...

    The latest nightlife news.

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Nashville Pussy

    Saturday, May 12, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Quadramess

    3 Kings Tavern

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Nashville Pussy

    Get Some (Spitfire)

  • Dining

    February 24, 2005

    Drunk of the Week

    Martini Ranch

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 18, 2004

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    The Beatdown

    The Westword Music Showcase Awards wrap-up.

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Sights and sounds of the Westword Music Showcase

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All I need is the air that I breathe.

  • Music

    January 22, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Things to do in Denver when youre dead.

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Hanson Brothers

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • Film

    June 5, 2003

    Cut to the Chase

    2 Fast 2 Furious is custom-made for box-office success.

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003
  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Backwash

    Leftover Salmons collaboration with Cracker goes swimmingly.

  • Music

    June 13, 2002

    Backwash

    Music everywhere: Music Lowdown 2002 and the Westword Music Showcase covered both the recording industry and live, in-the-flesh performances.

  • Music

    February 28, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    Streetwalkin' Cheetahs

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Backwash

    The Down-N-Outs call it quits, while Turnsol turns over a new CD.

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of December 21, 2000

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Backwash

    Hemi Cuda's new CD is thick and tasty.

  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Critic's Choice

    Pure Rubbish

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best punk rocker, for a cop

    Officer Steve Gonzales

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Critic's Choice

    This week's concert pick.

  • Music

    September 30, 1999
  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Drag City

    Hemi Cuda likes the cars -- and the songs -- that go boom.

  • Music

    July 29, 1999
  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    They're Not Wimps

    The Weaklings want to kick your ass.

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