As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>
Renegade Brewing announced last week that it will begin bottling some of its beers for the first time; the initial offering will be released next month. The brewery's Conviction Series will include 22-ounce bombers of four limited-release beers: Sunday Morning, a coffee-infused American strong ale; ... More >>
Last year, the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media got a big boost when lawmakers passed a bill to increase cash rebates to moviemakers who choose to film here -- an incentives package that came with $3 million in funding. And new film commissioner Donald Zuckerman made good use of the mon ... More >>
KEGGS & EGGS @ LODO'S | FRI, 3/15/13 In addition to being a Denver institution at this point, Keggs & Eggs has become a signifier of spring and annual monument to daytime drinking. No matter who's playing KTCL's free St. Patrick's Day shindig, the lines start forming in LoDo just after midnight. In ... More >>
Science fiction isn't for everyone. But those who get it, really get it. "Comics and sci-fi are the new archetypes of our culture, we relate to Star Wars and Stan Lee's characters; we've created new mythologies through them," says Dan Landes, restaurateur and self confessed sci-fi geek. And this Fri ... More >>
Alien meets girl. Girl falls for alien. Government agents track alien as she and her intergalactic friends attempt to save their home planet through heartbreak. The plot for Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same might be a little out there -- actually, galaxies out there -- but its creators wer ... More >>
Yesterday may have been a day of indulgence for those of you who used Mardi Gras as an excuse to stuff yourself with pancakes and get sloshed on Hurricanes. But if you're still going strong, you'll want to know that today is probably the best arbitrary hedonistic holiday of the whole year. That's ri ... More >>
If you're going to choose just one day of the year to binge, tomorrow -- which is both Fat Tuesday and National Pancake Day -- should be on your short (stack) list, if for no other reason than Snooze, Denver's proliferating breakfast joint that's gone national, is marking the occasion with a parade ... More >>
Stroll through the romance shelves at any Barnes & Noble, and one subgenre stands out like Harrison Ford in Witness. In a territory marked by heaving chests and flexing muscles, Colorado Springs Christian writer Beverly Lewis keeps sex under her bonnets. But while her Amish romances feature more han ... More >>
As federal holidays go, there are few more worthy than next week's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But unless black people celebrate the good doctor's achievements with some raucous party I'm not invited to -- entirely possible, since I'm whiter than a Cheers cast reunion -- it's not exactly the most ro ... More >>
Jan McEwan’s Atonement, now as a bodice-ripper.
Brief reviews of current shows
Crowns is no crowning achievement.
The gift that kept on giving.
Shadowlands plods through a potentially intriguing love.
Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.
Kent Haruf stakes out the literary turf of Colorado.
Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.
Good Wheels Toward Men
Cry (Warner Bros.)
Bruckheimer's Titans speaks loudly about race but says nothing.
Garry Shandling spaces out in What Planet Are You From?
Christmas-tree hawker Tony Smith carries a heavy load in Boulder.
Getting cozy with Mary Marlowe, Denver's queen of late-night romance.
We have more musical choices than ever before. So why are so few of us taking advantage of them?
A Denver firm that transcribes TV and radio shows has a hard time getting in the last word.