I remember standing in front of a pyramid of potatoes at the supermarket many years ago in my hippie days, tripping on mescalin and trying to select a few spuds for dinner. It was taking a long time because every potato in that pile had its own unique and mesmerizing characteristics, and every singl ... More >>
MANO LE TOUGH @ NORAD | SAT, 9/28/13 Mano Le Tough is a Berlin-based artist whose output ranges from sweeping, atmospheric house soundscapes to a more minalist slant on the techno side of things, with mechanical beats and melodies that evoke what you might hear if robots could write melancholy love ... More >>
The fifth annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Festival takes over Fillmore Plaza on Saturday afternoon. The celebration features eats from nineteen of Cherry Creek's food and beverage establishments, as well as a variety of wines, spirits and beer. Tickets -- which can be purchased here -- are $60 ... More >>
BLKHRTS (MIXTAPE RELEASE) @ MARQUIS | SAT, 7/27/13 BLKHRTS have crafted an utterly riveting hybrid sound that centers on retro-futuristic production that is both unique and progressive. Live, the crew brings an unbridled energy that's as ferocious as Onyx, as primal as Body Count and as frenzied and ... More >>
BLOND:ISH @ NORAD | FRI, 6/28/13 Blond:ish is proof that you can't judge a book by its cover. DJs Anstascia and Vivie-Ann might superficially resemble a dozen interchangeable, pretty blonde club spinners who seem more invested in their hairdressers than their record collections, but the hair and fun ... More >>
RAY OKPARA @ BETA | FRI, 3/22/13 Unlike most DJs out of Germany, Ray Okpara leans more toward the house end of the tech-house spectrum -- and that's to the benefit of his legions of fans all over the world, because Okpara has polished a streamlined, minimal-leaning version that's still overflowing w ... More >>
TINI @ NORAD | SAT, 2/23/13 tINI holds down residencies in Ibiza, London and other high-profile cities all over the world as well as in her native Germany; despite her name, she's clearly a force to be reckoned with. Then again, her moniker is just as likely a nod to her minimalist techno vibe as it ... More >>
If you feel like dancing this week, boy have you come to the right place. There's a unreal number of enticing options, and we've got the full rundown for you, from Alex Celler and Kill the Noise tonight at Beta to EOTO tomorrow night at the Fillmore, Tone of Arc and much, much more. The Dance Card i ... More >>
Since etiquette of yore prohibits the wearing of white after Labor Day, be sure to wear all of your white attire on this three-day weekend. And there will be plenty of places to display your duds, from food-truck pool parties to tiny art shows, vintage auto exhibits to free film screenings. The best ... More >>
The good news for the guy who suffered a heart attack while eating a Triple Bypass Burger at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas is that the restaurant's gimmick -- besides the insanely mega-calorie menu offerings -- is requiring its customers to wear hospital gowns while dining, so he was good to g ... More >>
St. Kilian's Cheese Shop is a boutique-style gem within walking distance of Mondo Vino and The Denver Bread Company -- making Highland Square a convenient stop for gathering party supplies -- and it specializes in French, Spanish and Italian cheeses, with a few select Swiss and Dutch wheels, and che ... More >>
Colorado has awarded its new tourism contract -- and surprise, surprise, a Colorado company has the key role in a deal that's now been split between several companies: Karsh/Hagan, founded in 1977, when John Denver tunes were enough to attract tourists.
Jihad Jamie.Janet Napolitano is in town today for the National Fusion Center Conference, a meeting of the country's joint intelligence centers. Not included in that local fusion lineup are some of our homegrown terrorism experts, including John Elway, who narrated "8 Signs of Terrorism," a fi ... More >>
Thanks, dick, we get it.There tends to be a certain irony to the way we celebrate religious holidays. For example, right now, it's Lent, which in the Catholic tradition is a forty-day period of abstaining and self-denial; in popular culture, though, the closest most come to observing Lent is ... More >>
Rory O' Farrell is a mixed martial arts prizefighter, but with his matching shamrock chest tattoos and a red chin-strap, he'd look just as at home as an extra in a Dropkick Murphys video as he does in an MMA ring. O' Farrell fights tomorrow night at Kick Down 87 for the Light Heavyweight Titl ... More >>
The town of Telluride is just weeks away from becoming the first municipality in the state to ban plastic bags at grocery stores and other retailers -- a move that keeps the mountain town in the vanguard of high-country green gestures, right up there with Aspen's designation of free parking f ... More >>
Larimer CountyWhere's the latex mask?Colorado's reputation as a breeding ground for gun-toting xenophobes and religious fanatics got a nice boost today when a Greeley man -- armed with a pistol, a forty-inch sword and some hashish -- was detained in northern Pakistan after he tried to cross o ... More >>
I always knew Happy/Bitter Bar's Mark Stoddard was driven, but I didn't realize he wanted to take on the world. In New York City last Sunday, Stoddard, Todd Thrasher (Washington, D.C.) and Sean Hoard (New York) were all named Cocktail World Cup U.S. finalists. And in a week, Stoddard will b ... More >>
Crossroads Theater hits the streets with this play about four Irish women.
Brief reviews of current shows
Encountering turbulence, but still flying.
Evil is a chilling documentary portrait of a pedophile priest and his pious protectors.
The Weir shows the quiet horror of loneliness.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Flogging Molly resurfaces with its most politically charged album.
Screw the Bull
Black Arts envelops the senses
Boulder Weekly editor Pam White creates a world in which romance novels and feminism co-exist.
August 5 - 11, 1999
September 10 - 16, 1998
Tori Amos on her relationship with higher powers.
Bones can tell a story--and forensic anthropologist Diane France keeps digging for the truth.