The road has been rough on Paws. Last week, a thief broke into the Scottish band's van while they were stopped in Seattle and stole money and equipment, including a laptop and a hard drive containing much of the group's early recordings and work on planned future projects. At last night's gig with T ... More >>
Pop culture can inspire some strange culinary creations; a creep-tastic example is Alamo Drafthouse's new duo of wines based on Silence of the Lambs: "The Cannibal Chianti," a nod to Hannibal Lecter, connoisseur of two-legged protein, and "Suit Yourself Pinot Grigio," an homage to Buffalo Bill, our ... More >>
Last Friday, the news broke that one-time tween-dream Fred Savage will direct Charlize Theron in the upcoming female buddy-pic Ladies Night. The film is being described as Bridesmaids-esque, which means it will most likely be another mildly funny, wholly predictable rom-com attempt at proving that w ... More >>
Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>
The weekend's mixture of snow and sunshine has caused many of us to bundle up, rock sunglasses or both. One unusual accessory we spotted during the strange weather stint was a purple furry tail, sported by student Peyton Kyer. Continue reading to find out about Kyer's fascination with furry culture, ... More >>
Curtis Caldwell -- beloved partner, brother, son, friend, chef, philanthropist, master hula-hooper, magician and one of the kindest souls the Denver restaurant community has ever known -- passed away just under a week ago at Denver Health. And while we continue to try and cope with his loss, the Ves ... More >>
Some of the best holiday memories are made in the kitchen. The wafting aroma of ham and reheated Hawaiian rolls, the rush to make sure the cream of mushroom soup moistens that green bean casserole, the agonized sighs after reading the calorie count on the Sara Lee pie box. And, if you are me, the sc ... More >>
Local goths often have a general attitude of deep, dark despair -- and now they have a reason for it: They will soon have to crawl back to Hot Topic to buy their gear...at least for a little while. Rave's Oh My Goth, the brick-and-mortar store at 1516 Emerson Street, is shuttering at the end of th ... More >>
Fall is almost upon us, which means it's Tori Amos season! As the weather turned, we stumbled upon Eric Garcia, a guy who may have a professional day job, but still has fun with his wardrobe. Continue reading to discover his fashion philosophy, where he shops, and what he keeps in his backpack. S ... More >>
Last Saturday was scorching, and not just because the temperature broke 100 degrees. There was also blazing local music at the eighteenth annual Westword Music Showcase -- with a record-breaking 15,000 fans in attendance. While many focused on remaining hydrated with booze or water, others were fixa ... More >>
Jessica Sanchez can thank J. Lo for saving her last night on American Idol after a surprising revelation that Sanchez, one of the stronger vocalists this season, had received the lowest number of votes from Wednesday's show. Sanchez, whose take on Jazmine Sullivan's "Stuttering" was far from worth ... More >>
PUSCIFER AT PARAMOUNT THEATRE | 11/10/11This was not Tool. If this point wasn't already clear to those familiar with Puscifer, it was driven home, when Maynard James Keenan appeared on stage dressed like Kenny Chesney, black cowboy hat and all, in front of a goddamn Airstream trailer and barb ... More >>
H&M opens at noon tomorrow in the Denver Pavilions, and eager shoppers who've already been waiting years to see this store are getting ready to get in line. While Occupy Denver has discovered that you cannot camp overnight in the city, tonight you can camp near the store. Occupy Denver Pavili ... More >>
MISFITS at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 10/9/11There's a reason why people go to a Misfits show. It's the same reason at least half of those people spend the show in the moshpit. At this point, the number of former Misfits members could triple the roster of Arcade Fire, and the band has spent more than half ... More >>
We miss Saturday mornings sometimes, when we would run downstairs filled with sugary cereal and spend the day watching cartoons and "educational programming." Even though these days we're well aware of the alphabet (some of us, at least -- mostly those that don't comment articles on the inter ... More >>
The Mile High Music Fest returns to Dick's with Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray. With so many music festivals to fill up your summer and drain your pocketbook, we put together a handy rundown of Denver's fests, in order of their appearance on your calendar. Which are you looking most forward to ... More >>
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