Sure, you remember Neil Armstrong, but are you also a fan of Yuri Gagarin? The Russian cosmonaut became the first human to orbit in space when he flew the Vostok 1 on April 12, 1961. On the anniversary of his historic launch, electronic music fans gathered at NORAD over the weekend for Yuri's Night ... More >>
There's still more than a month until Halloween, but at Skylab at the Denver Coliseum this past weekend, the costumes came out. See also: -Twenty-five best costumed ravers at Skylab 2012 -Twenty best vaguely German costumes of Oktoberfest Denver 2012 --Twenty best pirate costumes of BrethrenCon 201 ... More >>
See Also: - Photos: The costumed ravers of Skylab 2011 at the Denver Coliseum - Review: Skylab lifts the Coliseum into deep space, 09/25/10 - Slide show: People of Skylab 2010 If you haven't consumed enough electronic music this summer already, brace yourself -- there's more on tap this fall. Plent ... More >>
A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
Back in the early part of the twentieth century, physicist George Gamow had a hand in some of science's most fascinating breakthroughs: the Big Bang theory, DNA and RNA, radioactivity. The physics department building at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he taught until the end of h ... More >>
Helene DaxFormer University of Colorado football standout Jeremy Bloom's Wish of a Lifetime foundation grants wishes for senior citizens -- some of them as simple as a new back yard or a date. But for the most recent wish, the sky was the limit: These seniors wanted to fly again.
Inherit the Wind, the fictionalized account of the Scopes Monkey Trial by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, might just be the greatest courtroom drama ever written, and its main theme -- whether or not Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution should be taught in a public school -- is as relev ... More >>
If most authors leave an unfinished novel lying around, it doesn't really mean anything. It's usually unfinished because at best it's crap and at worst, unreadable. There have been exceptions: Kafka left behind The Castle, Chaucer left The Canterbury Tales unfinished, and Mark Twain's Mysteri ... More >>
It's not hard to see why Sputnik is so popular. At 8 p.m. on a Tuesday night -- a time when most restaurants would see guests trickling out the door -- the Baker-neighborhood joint is still packed, with every table occupied and almost every seat at the bar hosting a rump. The orange-striped w ... More >>
Sputnik, the hipper-than-thou Baker 'hood bar, renowned for its hangover weekend brunch, live music acts and globetrotting menu catering (mostly) to vegetarians and vegans, has gone dark, at least until tomorrow, when the tatted 'tenders can begin pouring booze again. Seems as though the gr ... More >>
The majority of the fliers we see are deadly serious affairs, but thankfully, the crew over at Bocumast knows how to make light of a situation while still retaining the essentials of a well put together flier. The fact this one has Neil Armstrong on it just seals the deal with a nerdy, NASA-l ... More >>
If you're a dance music fan, the Denver Coliseum is the place to be this weekend. On Saturday, September 25, Skylab, presented by the Triad Dragons and Beatport, is celebrating its 16th year with performances by Ferry Corsten, Bad Boy Bill, Wolfgang Gartner, Showtek, Dieselboy, DJ Irene and a laud ... More >>
The view you get after too many mimosas at Sputnik.Perfection is fleeting: snowmen melt, flowers fade, breasts sag. But sometimes you catch something at its apex and enjoy it for all it's worth -- until it's gone. That is the story of bottomless mimosas at Sputnik, the hipster hangout at 3 S ... More >>
The sandwiches: Benny Mac and Persian Chicken Sandwich What's on them: The Benny Mac is a breaded chicken cutlet, with mac-n-cheese, bacon and BBQ sauce; the Persian chicken is spiced chicken meatballs, mild roasted green chiles, lettuce and tomato, harissa and tahini. Where to get them: Sput ... More >>
Tomorrow night at 6 p.m., the Sputnik will be hosting Face the Music, a photo exhibit featuring the portraits of Todd Roeth, who's emerged in the past year as one of the most talented photographers in the city. His bright, colorful style is as vibrant as it is distinctive. "I like to take pictures o ... More >>
Remembering Apollo 11 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Sputnik is one of the hippest hipster spots in town, and while you might think of it as a late-night hang-out, good for grabbing a cold PBR while playing trivia or bingo, Sputnik also happens to serve some of the best sweet potato fries in Denver. The few other menu items I've sampled have also been ... More >>
New Year's Eve means the future is almost here, and to welcome that sci-fi time yet to come, FM magazine and Automatica Media are bringing The Future Party to the hi-dive and Sputnik tonight. "The future is our theme," explains FM's Tuyet Nguyen. "I suppose it sort of plays into New Year's, startin ... More >>
See Aaron Thackeray's slideshow from Skylabhere. Here's what you missed if you spent the weekend shopping for new galoshes: Thursday -- yeah, some of us started early -- marked the final Riverfront Park Fashion Show of the summer, and it didn't disappoint. Aaron Thackery's slide show is testamen ... More >>
Celebrate Yuri Gagarin's space milestone.
Rise and shine, hipsters! Two of Denver’s finest bar/pub hangouts are now serving brunch. Sputnik -- located at 3 South Broadway next to the hi-dive -- has been serving up brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for about a month now, and offers a nice, spicy bloody Mary for $3 a ... More >>
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