And so it begins. Another edition of American Idol is upon us. Idol's eleventh season arrives tonight on Fox with a two-hour episode featuring scenes from Savannah, which served as the callback for the South Carolina auditions. Back in July, we were on hand when the Idol makers came to the Mile High ... More >>
Make it rain! Crankworx Colorado continues today at Winter Park with the Rainmaker Air Downhill Slopestyle qualifiers starting at 12:15 p.m. (finals start on Saturday at 1 p.m.). The weekend is also full of spectator-friendly XC and downhill mountain bike races. Better still: Most of the Tres ... More >>
There was none of this.Despite the predictions of doomsayer Harold Camping, the Lord apparently did not see fit to visit destruction upon the earth Saturday, which passed somewhat unremarkably except that it was a particularly beautiful day. (Personally, I went to an apocalypse barbecue and a ... More >>
Photos by Aaron Thackeray U2 360° TOUR With The Fray 05.21.11 | Invesco Field View U2 at Invesco Field slideshow Say what you will about U2. Name another band that can fill a stadium these days... Time's up. Drawing a blank? That's because there aren't any -- certainly not any from this era. That ... More >>
After more than six months of residency at the Denver Art Museum and its accompanying marketing blitz, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs closed yesterday to head to its next destination in St. Paul, Minnesota, where it opens in February. Along with it, the 26-foot-tall statue of ... More >>
You didn't have to be a vampire to cry bloody tears at this weekend's Harajuku Street Fashion celebration at Hinterland -- just stylish. See Kate Levy's photos of the to-do along with other over-the-weekend happenings, including the "Haute & Naughty" Fashion Show at Suite 200 and the Orange R ... More >>
Full-sized photos below.CSU Rams fans tailgating in advance of Saturday's Invesco Field game against the CU Buffs should keep their eyes on the sky. Because between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., a plane is scheduled to fly past pulling a banner reading, "CU Sucks! Go Rams!" The plane will be carrying ... More >>
It's hard to know what was more depressing yesterday as the once 6-0 Broncos lost to the lowly Kansas City Chiefs at home to finish the season 8-8: The sarcastic chants of "Throw it to Marshall" from fans who were angry that the Pro Bowl wide receiver had been benched by his arrogant coach? ... More >>
Your 2007 Denver Broncos.I visited the Denver Broncos' official website this morning and discovered a "team photo" button on the "team" page. When I clicked it, however, I was surprised to see an image of the 2007 squad, complete with Mike Shanahan doing his weird little squint in row six and ... More >>
The deal that finally got Knowshon Moreno, the Broncos' first draft pick, into camp includes almost a nearly $13 million guarantee -- a big chunk of change, particularly considering how prone running backs are to getting hurt. Fortunately, Moreno has what WalterFootball.com's pre-draft report desc ... More >>
Yesterday, I got an e-mail from the Republication National Convention host committee, asking me to fill out a survey that would help ensure "that future visitors to Minneapolis Saint Paul have the best possible experience in our cities. A key component to continuing our efforts to become a de ... More >>
The Denver Outlaws light a spark. Can't believe you're still at work? Get out. It's time to plan your fabulous July 4th weekend, so here's what you should do: Go hang out with a marg at Mezcal and ponder. You could even have some fun along with the relaxation: There's a Beyond José tequila educati ... More >>
The flags flying at Invesco Field during Barack Obama's acceptance speech. During his introductory remarks prior to the Colorado Springs appearance of Republican ticketmates John McCain and Sarah Palin on Saturday, KHOW host Dan Caplis said thousands of flags distributed to the assembled throng ha ... More >>
At 3:30 a.m., southbound Speer Boulevard is empty -- and open. To the left, two cabs are cruising for their last fares of the night. To the right, Invesco Field at Mile High is still glowing, lit up with memories -- and the cleaning crews getting the place back in shape for this weekend's Colorado S ... More >>
The underpass morass. Heeding media reports advising attendees of Barack Obama's Invesco Field at Mile High acceptance speech to get an early start, I left Westword's 10th and Broadway offices at around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. On 15th, I asked a DNCC volunteer for the best route to the stadium, and s ... More >>
Our section. Watching Barack Obama's Democratic National Convention acceptance speech made my family and I feel more than a mile high -- since we were in section 524, in Invesco Field's north end zone. Still, the view was okay -- much better than a lot of folks, who got stuck with much lousier sig ... More >>
"And a-one, and a-two." With hours to wait until the main festivities began, those of us fortunate enough to make it through the huge lines leading to Barack Obama's Invesco Field at Mile High DNC acceptance speech searched for ways to amuse ourselves. No wonder we eventually turned to one of mode ... More >>
Quench your thirst on the way to Invesco. First things first: No beer. But all other concessions will be open for business at Invesco Field at Mile High on Thursday, August 28, as documented in this Rocky Mountain News piece -- and they'll be the only option for people who may have been standing ... More >>
Can't wait to see the glass elevator. In the last week or so, I've ranted in this space not once but twice about my entire family being rejected for Barack Obama acceptance speech tickets. And given that the tickets were handed out this past weekend with much hoopla, the last thing I expected was ... More >>
Two weeks ago, the Denver dailies and TV newscasts were full of stories about an early Sunday morning shooting in LoDo -- only six blocks, or eight blocks, or ten blocks (depending on who was doing the counting) from where the Democratic National Convention will convene at the end of August. Would t ... More >>
Two decades ago, an outdoor amphitheatre was created in the heart of Greenwood Village. The gods saw that it was good and named it Fiddler's Green. In recent years, it's been known as Coors Amphitheatre -- even though a great many stubborn locals still called it Fiddler's. Well, good news for all yo ... More >>
Rockin' Monsters on the Mountain stomps Copper.
Colorado Authors Day seeks to rev up reading in the state.
John Elway struts his Hall of Fame stuff at the Game of Fame.
A dry idea
Dozens of Broncos fans want out of their Club Level contracts, but the team's not playing.
What they did on your summer vacation.
Denver radio's favorite Internet site is sold to a talk-show host who's regularly attacked on it.
What's in a name? Not $120 million, that's for sure.
From the hearts of Bronco fans, never. From the sportscasters' lips, August 20