While Big Gigantic's sold-out show tomorrow night at Red Rocks is probably the most high profile show in town this weekend, there's plenty of other dance music and otherwise bustling nightlife to enjoy this weekend. From the shooting superstar Laura Jones to Designer Drugs at Bar Standard, the Dance ... More >>
You're sure to be seeing green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day (Here's a Denver guide for St. Patrick's), but that doesn't mean you have to spend all of yours. Everything on this list costs less than $10, whether you want to drink green beer, learn about experimental film, or watch a movie about ... More >>
Much has been made of the politically incorrect sin of appropriating a culture that is not your own. From the blackface minstrel shows of the 19th Century to the hippies finding sacred Native American beads and headbands to be some pretty groovy threads, Americans have been tripping over the cultura ... More >>
Finding an Irish soundtrack for a St. Patrick's Day celebration doesn't take a lot of exhaustive research. Generic "Best of Ireland" compilations abound in outlet stores, on iTunes and even on racks in gas stations, collections that feature anonymous artists playing generic versions of traditional C ... More >>
The University of Colorado Denver is firing up its College of Arts & Media this week by bringing in iron sculptor and performance artist Matt Toole for a lecture tonight and live pour tomorrow.
Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All has announced its upcoming North American tour dates. The act is returning to the scene of the crime, as it were, on Sunday, March 11, to the Fox Theatre in Boulder, which as you might remember, was the first place the act played in Colorado last fall. The Fox appe ... More >>
The first-ever Roller Derby World Cup gets underway today in Toronto at 5 p.m. EST (that's 3 p.m. here in Denver), kicking off with a Canada vs. France bout. The entire tournament is being webcast live at www.DerbyNewsNetwork.com, and DNN is calling Team USA the "prohibitive favorite," thanks in no ... More >>
While U2 frontman Bono said "The Fly," the first single from Achtung Baby, was "the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree," it could easily be applied to the entire album, which was released on November 19, 1991. Achtung Baby is a document of the band, almost on the verge of breaki ... More >>
Riding bikes just got even more twee.On Sunday night, R-U Engaged covered Boulder's eleven B-Cycle kiosks in "yarny knitted goodness," as organizer the Man in Black describes. The group's mission is to bring greater awareness to good causes via yarn bombing. They've also set-up a QR code scav ... More >>
In Colorado, degenerate urbanites are used to letting our mountain towns take the lead when it comes to killjoy environmental reforms, such as restricting the use of gas grills or parking spaces. So it figures that the green-leaning town of Basalt is proposing to get tough on plastic bag sinn ... More >>
Paulin Ramirez.Last April, Leadville's Jamie Paulin Ramirez was accused of providing material support to terrorists. Nearly a year later, she's followed in the footsteps of her co-defendant, Colleen LaRose, and pleaded guilty. Look below to read a U.S. Attorney's Office release, as well as t ... More >>
Brad Page, a real estate agent and co-founder of the Coopersmith's Pub & Brewing in Fort Collins, plans to start Denver's first hard ciderery this spring. Cider, which is more popular in England and Ireland than in the United States, is made from fermented apples. Page will buy his apples f ... More >>
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and ... More >>
The Emerald Isle is no match for the globe-conquering Christopher Columbus and his ship of fools. For years, the two cultures have waged an epic battle for ethnic supremacy in this country. On the one plate, you have some boiled potatoes. On the other, a generous serving of seven-layer lasagn ... More >>
The Colorado Irish Festival expands in all the right ways.
Photo courtesy of Infinity ParkA familiar sight at the Churchill Cup: England scores against the US. It was an exciting month for rugby here in Denver, as long as you weren't rooting for the home team. Denver played host to North America's marquee rugby event, the Churchill Cup, this year. The si ... More >>
At 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret will host "A Night in Ireland," featuring Irish food, whiskey and entertainment. Tickets are $45; to reserve a spot, go to www.lannies.com. Lannie's staycation is clearly a fantasy. But Jason Sheehan has his own view of an ideal Irish bar, a ... More >>
St. Patrick's Day combines two of America's favorite pastimes: Ridiculous stereotypes and binge drinking.St. Patrick's Day is on Tuesday. So if you're Irish, or sort of want to be Irish, or have ever met anyone who knows roughly where Ireland is on a map, you're probably planning on taking a half da ... More >>
An Irish village gets the Hollywood treatment.
The Spirit of Ireland gets a jump on St. Patrick's Day.
It only takes 38 inches to make the Dlist.
Regis University campus
Live Series (Self-released)
American Gypsy (What Are Records)
A Skull in Connemara gleefully picks apart the bones of a rural Irish village.
The Colorado Shakespeare Festival fails again with As You Like It.
Phil O'Goodstein will paint a picture of Denver's Irish.
An Everlasting Piece finds its sharp humor amid the chaos of Northern Ireland.
Almost a century later, this Playboy still plays.
War gets its Irish up.
Agnes Browne looks on the bright side of life.
Queen of Leenane demonstrates the linguistic power of playwright Martin McDonough.
Can Ciaran Redmond ever rob enough banks to avenge his mother's death?
A Missouri millionaire's fishing resort darkens the day for residents of Pitkin County's Fryingpan Valley.
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