CONSPIRATOR @ OGDEN THEATRE | SAT, 3/23/13 Conspirator is an apt name for this supergroup of sorts, which comprises members of several well-known acts. Exploring the ethereal realms of EDM, the quartet -- Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein of the Disco Biscuits, KJ Sawka of Pendulum and Chris Michetti ... More >>
Our commute to work this morning wasn't as thrill-packed as during some Colorado storms, but it definitely had a certain level of danger -- thanks to a couple of drivers from out of state who appeared to have just seen their first flake. But which state's drivers are the scariest? We've photo-illust ... More >>
Six years ago, Ana Sia was hustling around a kitchen preparing delicious recipes for a living; cooking up grimy bass music was merely a hobby. After being flown out for her first gig, though, she decided it was time to focus her full energy and attention on her music. Playing festivals around the wo ... More >>
James Van Dyk Lucky's Cafe 3980 Broadway, Boulder 303-444-5007 This is part two of my chat with James Van Dyk, exec chef of Lucky's Cafe in Boulder. Part one of our interview ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Just one: Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York. David Chang's food ... More >>
Colorado-based filmmaker Daniel Junge won an Oscar tonight for Saving Face, the short documentary film that follows a Pakistani plastic surgeon dedicated to performing reconstructive surgery on women who've been attacked with acid. Read an interview with Junge about Saving Face.
Michelle Obama's ski trip to Aspen over Presidents Day weekend created a flurry of interest in our post from this time last year, when she and the First Daughters skied in Vail and ate at Restaurant Kelly Liken. Who knew that Rush Limbaugh was a restaurant critic? "The problem is, and dare I ... More >>
Denver was slated to get a tiki bar, Mauka Tiki, in 2011, but when the ball dropped at the end of the year, the space at 218 South Broadway was still dark. Owners Jay Dedrick and Brett Kimball are moving ahead with their plans, says Matty Durgin, who'll be the beverage manager at the new spot (and h ... More >>
willismcgahee.comThree Denver Broncos will be going to the Pro Bowl this year -- the NFL's annual all-star game in Hawaii, and all of them, cornerback Champ Baily, defensive end Elvis Dumervil and rookie linebacker Vonn Miller, are deserving of the honor. They've been highlight films into the ... More >>
Steve Z PhotographyToppings abound at Boom Yogurt Bar.Frozen yogurt joints are a common sight in the metro area, but Boom Yogurt Bar, which opened Saturday at 3303 30th Street in Boulder, wants to be a place where you can get more than dessert. "A couple years ago, my wife and I went to a y ... More >>
Video below.Despite the excellent first impression made by new CU-Boulder coach Jon Embree, the Buffs seemed bound for a beyond-mediocre season in its first Pac-12 campaign -- an impression reinforced by its desultory game one loss versus Hawaii. But while CU fell to Cal 36-33 on Saturday, th ... More >>
Editor's note: William Breathes's weekly dispensary review, which recently moved into the 4:20 p.m. time slot (appropriately enough), will appear in this space soon. In the meantime, here's another Breathes post, about two kinds of green. Want to hit the greens in public this weekend for a g ... More >>
Last week, my wife and I decided it was time for a last-minute weekend getaway, and we decided on Manitou Springs. We'd never been there, and its cave-and-castle kitschiness sounded like Niagara Falls mixed with oddball Colorado charm. As it would turn out, the town's lodgings would be happy ... More >>
Pat Steadman.Update below: Today, in all likelihood, SB 172, intended to legalize civil unions in Colorado, will be okayed by the state senate, following debate yesterday that warmed the heart of its sponsor, Senator Pat Steadman. Next, however, the bill must be approved by the Republican-con ... More >>
Lori MidsonNo. 74: South African ruff from TAG Troy Guard, chef/owner of TAG (and soon, TAG Raw Bar), has roots in Hawaii, which may explain, at least in part, why his board at TAG swims with shellfish and fish, including things like Maine diver scallops puddled in a parsnip vanilla puree a ... More >>
Rene Ogden.Earlier this week, Rene Ogden and twins Chase and Olivia were found dead in their Colorado Springs area home. In the immediate aftermath of the tragedy, police declined to rule out any possible causes for their deaths even as reports surfaced that Rene had recently seemed depressed ... More >>
"I'm small, but I'm powerful."So ...I love city and state rankings. I even wrote a whole ode to them once. I'm fully aware that they're complete bullshit, just bait for us desperate blogger-types to suck down and spit out in the form of free publicity for whichever company pulled the alleged ... More >>
Lori Midson This is part two of Lori Midson's Chef and Tell interview with Ian Kleinman; to read part one, click here. Proudest moment as a chef: When my dad and I cooked Father's Day brunch together at the James Beard House. We had a 22-hour prep day and cooked for seventy people, and by th ... More >>
Tim and Nina Zagat just dropped the 2010 edition of America's Top Restaurants (full disclosure: I edited the Colorado section), along with pages and pages of dining summations that sling stats culled from eaters who responded to Zagat's annual dining survey that, more or less, sums up the bes ... More >>
Buffalo Bill goes Hawaiian at this roots-music festival.
Friday, February 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Jason Segel uses his balls to great effect in Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Now that the governor has banished this blue law, can 3.2 swill survive?
Here's how to give visitors a true taste of Denver.
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One metro county experiments with family law.
In Colorado, insurance offers little protection to badly injured motorcyclists.
Denver's Dressy Bessy dress down the cynics with a dose of infectious ear candy.
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Roy's Cherry Creek brings the ohana spirit to Denver.
The feds just might drive this growing industry out of its head.
Celebrity drummer Ginger Baker prepares to leave Colorado. Will he be gone for good?
As part of Tuatara, R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck heads in new musical directions.
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