For years, CU Boulder was a perennial on party-school lists -- and for years, administrators bitched about it. When it comes to Playboy's just-announced top-party-school roster for 2014, however, it's a headache (or a point of pride) for another Colorado college -- one that's richly deserving but do ... More >>
Best College Reviews has come up with its list of the fifty best college towns in America, and two from Colorado made the top fifteen -- something matched only by a couple of other states, Iowa and Pennsylvania. Sorry, New York and Cali. Which Colorado towns made the grade? And where did they finis ... More >>
The library is a building that holds thousands of books. But that doesn't describe the institution's role. Libraries are our memories. They are the place where all the lines eventually connect, where you can trace the progress of time in every direction. With the library's help, you can find the way ... More >>
Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
We generally don't think much about who is narrating our stories, but in the case of Benjamin Hale's new novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, we have to. Mostly because the narrator is an ape. Hale, who grew up in and around Boulder but who currently lives in New York, will be in town to ... More >>
Snatched from the band's MySpace Kevin Boyer knows how to run a punk rock band. He has a clear vision for what he wants from Tyvek (playing tonight at the hi-dive), while steadfastly avoiding any rigidity that might try to latch on to that vision. In this week's Rough Mix we discovered tha ... More >>
Two great tastes that go together got an Iowa tavern in trouble with the local police department. In Iowa City on January 31, 2009, the constables went out and did compliance checks at local watering holes with a couple of underage volunteers. When they got to the Union Bar, a bartender sol ... More >>
Saturday, November 28, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
After six weeks off the road spent working on new music and revamping its live show, Meese is back on tour. The outfit is kicking off its upcoming series of shows tonight with a gig at the Theater of the Living Arts in Philadelphia, followed by nearly two dozen dates across the country -- includi ... More >>
Young Coyotes have been together less than a year, but in that short time, the act has already embarked on an extensive cross country tour, attracted a high powered manager in Blee Music's Brian Swartz (Rose Hill Drive), and, most noteworthy, generated a substantial buzz locally. In what literally s ... More >>
"William Elliott Whitmore Stretches the Definition of Hardcore," a profile in the January 22 edition of Westword, only scratches the surface of an enjoyable and revealing Q&A with this deep-voiced roots-and-folk purveyor, who shares more in common with punk rockers than just his record label. (He's ... More >>
In advance of the Fear Before the March of Flames show tonight at the Marquis Theater, we sat down for a chat with frontman David Marion, who filled us in on everything that’s been going on with the band, from recording the new record, which the act just finished, to getting ready to head back out ... More >>
From big mouth to Mickeys wide mouth.
Plastic cups are for college kids.
A trip back in time for this tipsy Hawkeye.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Saturday, June 16
This nomadic singer-songwriter is never at a loss for words.
A special soused report
Sunday, October 3, Macky Auditorium, 303-786-7030.
Preacher Boy made a believer out of Eagle-Eye Cherry. Now he's hoping to convert local audiences as well.
Come to think of it, a Subway Series might be a good thing.
THE THINKING FELLERS UNION LOCAL 282 BUILDS ITS SOUND FROM THE GROUND UP.