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Halloween

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Twenty of the Best Adults-Only Halloween Parties

    Halloween takes over the month of October, providing plenty of places to party and play in costume. There's a lot to do and see around the city during this spooky season; here we've compiled a list of the top twenty haunted throwdowns catering to the mature crowd. (Don't worry, we've got kid-friendl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Five Halloween Movies to Watch with Your Kids

    For kids, there's nothing better than Halloween. You get to fulfill your wildest fantasies, explore your darkest fears and get a bag of free candy. It's a time before adulthood beats the magic and wonder out of you, a time when you can still believe there's something more out there. These five movie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Are You a Rocky Horror Virgin? Andrew Altman Tells You What To Expect This Weekend

    For nearly forty years, the Rocky Horror Picture Show has been A popular cult classic. Originally performed as a musical and later adapted into a B-movie, midnight showings of the sexual comedy began in theaters in the '70s and continue in some cities today. With audience participation and the oppor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Five of the Best -- and Worst -- New Halloween Treats for 2014

    Halloween season means we get homemade orange-iced cupcakes with too much icing, black ginger ale punch full of sodden gummy worms, and those little rolled fondant ghosts that somebody's auntie made by hand that everyone compliments but nobody actually eats. The store-bought treats usually end up be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    DU warns against Halloween costumes "making fun" of people -- administrators included

    The University of Colorado is not the only school to take a scary interest in what its students will be wearing for Halloween. Although CU's memo urging students to avoid "inaccurate and hurtful portrayals of other people's cultures" -- including any hillbilly or ghetto outfits -- has been roundly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Chipotle brings back the BOOrito fundraiser -- all treat, no trick

    Trick or treat! Before you head out to collect your candy -- or on your way home from that Halloween party -- Chipotle has a deal for you: From 4 p.m. until closing today, October 31, anyone in costume can get a fullsize burrito, bowl or order of tacos for just $3 at any Chipotle location as part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Wystone's Tea on 16th Street Mall is closing up shop

    As of four o'clock today -- tea time --the Wystone's Tea kiosk on the 16th Street Mall will cease pouring and pack up for good. Although the company hopes to open a brick-and-mortar shop on the mall one day, the kiosk wasn't cutting it. See also: Denver Death Cafe launches at Wystone's this weekend

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Celebrate Halloween with Werewolf Radar at the Dairy Center

    Locals have an autumnal cornucopia's worth of entertainment choices on this year's All Hallows' Eve, and comedy fans are no exception. Boulder's Dairy Center for the Arts has rapidly expanded its comedy programming calendar, making room for unique events such as the Halloween comedy showcase hosted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    Five best Halloween candies to give out -- don't be the cheap house!

    You really, really don't want to have the reputation of being the worst Halloween candy-giving house on the block. So don't hand out Tootsie Rolls, candy corn or those nefarious orange-and-black-wrapped chewy things. And don't even think about gifting trick-or-treaters with shwag like toothbrushes o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Five worst pumpkin products this season

    Every autumn brings an interesting array of pumpkin, pumpkin spice and pumpkin pie-flavored eats and drinks -- some of which are far more palatable than others. Because every autumn, we can always count on a marketing menu of strange, unusual and even intolerable pumpkin items that somebody, somewh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    "To the hot zombie with a dead baby": The ten best Halloween Missed Connections on Craigslist

    Think back on last night -- or even better, last weekend. How did you spend your Halloween? Was it wild? Wonderful? Just weird? Chances are you probably invoked a bit of all three holiday spirits during your costumed festivities, and maybe you attracted some attention along the way. These people c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats on how pumped he is to celebrate Halloween in Denver with Gwar

    Since forming nearly a decade ago, Toronto's Cancer Bats have developed an accessible, harder edged sound that comes across as rock shedding a hardcore shell, particularly on its latest release, Dead Set on Living. We recently spoke with vocalist Liam Cormier about the new album, how stoked he and h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Dia De Los Muertos, Halloween and more beer on the calendar this week

    Despite its ongoing fight with the city, El Diablo will be hosting its annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration on Tuesday, October 30. And that's not the only spooky event on the culinary calendar -- there are plenty of Halloween parties that should be a real treat. Here's a taste of what's on the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    20 best family-friendly Halloween events

    Looking for somewhere safe to trick-or-treat? Want to hear some ghost stories in a haunted, old West setting? Hankering for a spot where the whole family can dress up and enjoy a little (mildly) scary entertainment? From Día de los Muertos celebrations to parties offering unlimited trips to the bou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Five sluttiest Halloween costumes for teen girls

    A recent stroll through the popular teen retail store Hot Topic got me all geared up for Halloween. Seeing the skeleton jewelry, the fake blood-splattered wedding veils and tiaras and the slashed-up fake body parts gave me a warm feeling in my heart. Then I scoped the female costumes and saw some re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    3 things to do for free this week, October 22-25, 2012

    All zombie-d out from the weekend? Don't worry: There are no undead events on this list, just dead-free ones. From a bring-your-own records party to a RMCAD faculty art show to a live podcast taping and bash, you have many great ways to spend time this week -- without spending cash. (You can use all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Photos: Sugarlicious stocks scary Halloween treats

    Nothing says "Halloween is here!" like skeletal Hello Kitty tins filled with sour-orange, bone-shaped candies. Sure, the candies themselves are nothing more than boring Sweet Tarts, but this time of year, it's all about the presentation. Sugarlicious, a sweet shop in Cherry Creek, not only has great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Reader: You know you're from Colorado when your Halloween costume is snow-proof

    What marks a resident of this state? Our Latest Word blog just served up You Know You're From Colorado When Tumblr top ten, which includes this as number seven: You never understood why the Fellowship in LOTR had so many issues crossing the pass, when you trudge through that kind of snow every day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, November 18-20, 2011

    It's still Halloween every Sunday at The Church. ​Whether you want to see campy drag, high-brow art openings, or get down at a feminist dance party, we've got you covered this weekend. And it won't break your bank. Everything on this list won't cost you more than ten bucks, leaving you more ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Halloween is free on South Gaylord Street for humans and pets alike

    Flickr​Denver blog posts aren't usually this scary. Things to Do in Denver When You're Broke touts the free Halloween celebration on South Gaylord Street, complete with a pet parade. It's B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Boxer). At People's Press Collective, ColoradoPeakPolitics shares the many mask ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Before you trick-or-treat, consider: Is sugar a gateway drug?

    ​Trick-or-treating always seemed so harmless. Sure, candy isn't great for your teeth -- but are those little morsels of sugary-goodness more sinister than we ever imagined? A common argument against marijuana is that it's a "gateway drug" -- but what if Halloween candy is, too? After all, long ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Reader: The zombie craze is far from dead

    ​Are zombies done? Yes, we know it's not that easy to get rid of the undead...but the commercialization of the undead? That's something else entirely. Yesterday, thinking longingly of the days when slutty nurse costumes ruled, Jef Otte declared enough with the zombies already -- and offered up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Tamed Animals' Return to the Sun is a perfect, free album for your Halloween party

    ​Tamed Animals' Dan Barnett has been incredibly busy kicking out an album every month since July. His latest, Return to the Sun, is as haunting as it is beautiful and offers the perfect mix of harsh noise, chaos and soft beats, making it the perfect Halloween accompaniment.

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, October 21-23, 2011

    Brain-dead ballerinas on the 2010 Zombie Crawl.​This weekend is all about spooky running and walking, apparently -- with both Scream Scram and the Zombie Crawl lighting up the 16th Street Mall with masked, athletic nuts. If that's not really your thing, don't worry, because we've also got some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Ten DIY robot costumes you can make for Robot Prom --or Halloween

    ​Robot Prom is just two days away, which means you'll need to get your metalic ass in gear if you want to have the most radical costume of the night -- or for Halloween two weeks later. To help you out, we've compiled the best DIY robot costumes we could find online (with instructions). So get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Top five creepy mini-things at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys

    J. WohletzIt is way too soon for this crap to be vintage.​ The only things more creepy than miniatures, dolls and toys that are supposed to be creepy are ones that are unintentionally disturbing. And the kindly volunteers who worked this weekend were blissfully unaware of the darkly bizarre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Dean Ween on fundamental changes to the recording industry and pot-smoking hippies

    ​ For nearly thirty years, Mickey Melchiondo's been making music under a moniker. As Dean Ween, one of the eponymous creative forces behind Ween, Melchiondo's carved out an ambitious musical niche since founding the band with Aaron Freeman - aka Gene Ween - in the 1980s. In advance of Ween's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    24 Best Denver Halloween Parties, 2010

    Cop that Ghostly Sounds LP now!​Halloween weekend is just a few days away, and Denver is overflowing with ghostly activities. We know it's a daunting to keep track of all the events, so we've compiled a handy list of two-dozen ways for you to get your Halloween on. Whether you're interested in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Four fantastic, not-so-spooky Halloween wines

    ​Let's be honest: Halloween is not a holiday that typically conjures up images of wine drinking. Visions of miniature Snickers bars, pumpkin-flavored beer and slutty costumes? Absolutely. Still, as any serious wine lover will assure you, not even the omnipresence of glowing jack-o'-lanter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Hot Congress reincarnates as Rot Congress for Skylark show Halloween weekend

    Luca VenterHindershot​Local misfit rock collective Hot Congress will be partaking in the Halloween festivities this Friday, October 29, at the Skylark Lounge, with over a half-dozen of the bands on its roster participating in a gore-themed line-up. The catch? This is no longer Hot Congress, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Astroland in Boulder hosts DIY or Die Fest Halloween weekend

    Colorado Springs' Conjugal Visits slated to play Boulder's DIY or Die Fest​In the spirit of Halloween, Boulder creative space Astroland is holding its first annual DIY or Die Fest, a massive holiday celebration featuring over a dozen local bands and DJs to the backdrop of some spooky films and ... More >>

  • Film

    March 11, 2010
  • Music

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Download the Motet's take on Talking Heads

    ​If you love the Talking Heads, enjoy cover versions of favorite tunes and don't think "jam" is a four letter word, you're going to dig this. Local jazz/afrobeat/electronic artist has long been known for their dress-up sets where they dedicate an evening to a favorite band's music. They tackl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    At Club Posh, the fun ends when the gunfire starts

    Photo by Drew JaynesSome of the revelers at the Club Posh grand opening in February -- none of whom were injured in the drinking of this beverage.​Club Posh, at 4040 E. Evans, debuted on February 20, and judging by our slideshow from opening night, a good time was had by all. But the fun was l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Have you been pulled over by the worst police impersonator ever?

    Not a photo of the actual impersonation suspect (we're pretty sure).​How convincing a cop was a 24-year-old Colorado Springs man currently being held on felony police-impersonation charges? Well, the vehicle he used was a gray 1995 Cadillac sedan, the sort of car preferred by eighty-year-old r ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Zombie Crawlers get $1,000 bill -- for cleaning up fake blood

    A Flickr photo"I don't care if real blood is easier to clean up than the fake kind..."​This past weekend's Zombie Crawl on the 16th Street Mall (captured in this slideshow) was a huge success on every level for the bash's founder, Daniel Newman. But that doesn't mean it was cheap. After spendi ... More >>

  • News

    October 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    What the crappy treats you give out on Halloween say about you

    ​At first, handing out lame treats on Halloween seems like a victimless crime. Kids are already getting bags of candy as it is, so what's the harm with one fewer awesome treat. Part of the harm is that they're not the victim, really--you are. You, your house, your cars, your trees, your pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Kenny Be's Yard Arteology: Halloween killed by cultural crapification

    click image to enlarge​ The yard pictured above clearly showcases how "American Crapitalism" has ruined the world's best holiday. Halloween is an ancient autumnal ritual of impersonating the dead and tossing bones into bonfires to placate evil spirits. It is celebrated on October 31, because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Candy Girls: Pumpkin Spice Kisses

    Liz Kellermeyer​During last year's introduction of Hershey's autumn-themed candies, we tested the Candy Corn Kisses and found them tastier than expected, though tooth-achingly sweet. This year, the Pumpkin Spice Kisses lured us into buying them off an early Halloween rack being prepared at Target. ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Mile High Makeout: Tricks and Treats

    The author's inspiration. Given all that has happened this week, it’s easy to forget that Halloween was just last Friday. But I haven’t forgotten. Sure, there was some kind of election this week that might just change the face of America, and even the world, but we’re talking about Halloween ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Halloween can be scary for black cats

    Meow, meow, meow. Black cats are mysterious, alluring and surrounded in superstition. But they can also be targets during October, which is why local animal shelters limit or even prohibit their adoption during the season of ghastly ghouls, creepy crawlers and trick-or-treaters. "Cats are often t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008

    Road to Nowhere

    The Motet plays to a Talking Heads fan base.

  • Dining

    June 23, 2005
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