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Hurricanes and Cyclones

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    The nine best concerts in Denver from April 7 to 10

    The shows continue, as always. Peelander-Z, which does crowd participation better than anyone on the planet, is in town on Wednesday. You have a chance to check out good-time local Pizza Time tonight at Larmier Lounge, or you can head to Boulder for Kate Nash. It's OK if you're staying in tonight. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Reader: Carbon-footprint fears are nonsense promoted by left-wing nuts

    Our post yesterday about the one-hundred dirtiest power plants as enumerated in an Environment Colorado report raised concerns about uncaptured carbon being spewed by giant energy-generating facilities. But not every reader was alarmed. For instance, this commenter sees claims of danger as sheer pro ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2013

    The Who

    Tuesday, February 12, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497. 

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Vesper Lounge hosts Operation Sandy Rescue tonight

    Denver has been very, very good to some New Jersey transplants -- and now they want to give back to the state where they got their start. From 5 to 11 p.m. tonight, they'll gather at Vesper Lounge, which Frank and Jacqueline Bonanno opened this past Saturday, to "raise a glass and help those in nee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Reader: Michael Brown's criticism of Obama over Hurricane Sandy poorly timed

    Sam Levin's interview with former FEMA director turned talk-radio host Michael Brown went viral hours after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast -- and Brown's suggestion that President Obama may have held a news conference about the storm too early riled up plenty of readers. Like this o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Meet the winners of Great American Beer Festival 2012

    This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Big Easy Creole Kitchen is coming to Cherry Creek North

    Creole is suddenly on a roll in Denver: Zydeco's opened last fall on Wynkoop Street, a new Gumbo's is going into the space that had been Roam on East 17th Avenue, and the 1812 Restaurant & Bar is currently amassing funds to build a restaurant in Five Points. Now you can add another spot to the list: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Kyle Morton of Typhoon on Nabokov, inspiration and Tender Loving Empire

    Founded in Salem, Oregon in 2005, Typhoon (due tonight at the hi-dive with Lord Huron and Sour Boy Bitter Girl) started out as a recording project but quickly evolved into a sprawling live project with over ten members. Two years into its time together, the act essentially went on hiatus before be ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2011

    Typhoon

    Wednesday, August 10, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Red Sea parted (on computer) by CU & National Center for Atmospheric Research: Holy Moses!

    ​Hallelujah! The parting of the Red Sea, one of the great miracles of ancient times, has occurred again -- only this time it happened on computer simulators designed by Boulder researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado at Boulder. The result, sa ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    One year ago today at the DNC: The New Orleans All-Star Jam-Balaya at the Fillmore Auditorium

    Allen Toussaint.​This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Democratic National Convention, an event that made Denver the center of the media universe for several unforgettable days. To mark the occasion, we'll be offering selected flashbacks of Westword coverage. First up: An on-site cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Turnabout is fair play: Ex-FEMA head Michael Brown evacuated in Boulder fire

    You remember Michael Brown -- or "Brownie," as George W. Bush liked to call him. He was head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) when Hurricane Katrina hit, and he soon became the walking, talking symbol of the government's failure to anticipate the size and scope of the disaster or ... More >>

  • Film

    October 16, 2008
  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Willie Nelson

    Moment of Forever
    Lost Highway

  • Music

    January 24, 2008

    Big Easy Blowout

    Friday, January 25, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030; Saturday, January, 26, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Michael “Heckuva Job” Brown Knows Disaster

    The former FEMA head revisits his worst mistake and talks about the disaster that is the What If? Colorado campaign.

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Otis Taylor

    Definition of a Circle
    Telarc Records

  • Home Entertainment

    January 18, 2007
  • Music

    January 18, 2007

    Stanton Moore Trio

    Friday, January 19, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621; Saturday, January 20, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007

    Weird and Wonderful

    A look back at the year's flick picks.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 21, 2006
  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Henry Butler

    Katrina swamped his life, but music keeps this jazzman afloat.

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    Thursday, September 28, Boettcher Concert Hall, 303-830-8497.

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    The Eye of the Storm

    From the bayou to Boulder, Michael Brown's had a heckuva year.

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Myth America

    Hurricane Katrina evacuees have enough woes without battling stereotypes.

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006
  • News

    June 29, 2006

    The Skeptic

    Celebrated and shunned, CSU's Bill Gray is taking heat in the global-warming debate.

  • News

    May 25, 2006

    Queen City of the Plains

    Nathanial Trotter has a plan to crown Oprah.

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2006

    All Wet

    Hurricane season is about to hit, but Washington, D.C., is still flooded with backwash from Hurricane Katrina. Last week, the Center for Public Integrity released 928 pages of e-mail messages to and from former FEMA head (and current Coloradan) Michael Brown. The e-mails, which the center received s ... More >>

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    Goatwhore

    Tuesday, May 2, the Starlight, Fort Collins, 1-970-484-4974.

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2006
  • Music

    March 9, 2006

    Mogwai

    Mr. Beast (Matador)

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Dr. John

    Thursday, February 16, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-464-2626.

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Critical Fatwa

    Michael Stipe

  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Club Evolution

    Give till it hurts.

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2005

    Skideo Video

    Real riders slide in Soup d'Jour.

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Out and About

    Fresh at Lotus

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Critical Fatwa

    Michael Jackson

  • News

    September 29, 2005

    We're Not Worthy

    Charity began at home. This home.

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Take Your Best Shot

    Throwing a few back for Katrina relief.

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Club Scout

    Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Dave Matthews Band

    Friday-Monday, September 9-12, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    Critic's Choice

    End of Summer Outlaw Music Festival

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    The Weather Machines

    Thursday, September 8, Sundown Saloon, Boulder, 303-449-4987; Friday, September 9, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

  • News

    September 8, 2005

    Off Limits

    A Real Horse's Ass

  • News

    September 1, 2005

    Off Limits

    Trouble's Bruin

  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

  • News

    October 9, 1997

    Global Warning

    What do you get when greenhouse gases inspire greenhouse guesses? A heated argument--but not much scientific agreement.

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