Palettes 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway 303-534-1455 The roast pepper soup stared up at me, an edible riddle. Since it was from the special exhibition-themed menu at Palettes, the white-tablecloth restaurant inside the Denver Art Museum, I knew the dish must be related to the Modern Masters show, but ... More >>
When he hit rock bottom, DIY zine-maker and literary adventurer Justin Hocking started taking evening jaunts from New York City to Rockaway Beach, where he surfed the waves under the moonlit sky. He defied death; he navigated trauma; he searched the shadows of his soul. This period of self-explorati ... More >>
Welcome back to another edition of In the Mix, a feature in which we spotlight new dance tracks and mixes from some of the hottest Colorado producers and DJs. We've got a variety of styles this week, from your classic club-style bangers to some glitched-out dance numbers, and even some big-room hous ... More >>
#75: Conrad Kehn The opening sentence of Conrad Kehn's professional bio kind of says it all: "Conrad Kehn is a composer, improviser, performer, educator, writer and artist." But that's the glib definition of a guy who, under the skin of his basic vita, is hellbent on spreading the joy of making and ... More >>
It was one of the most bizarre stories of late 2011: The arrest of Carmen Tisch for rubbing her butt on, and urinating near, a Clyfford Still painting whose value was estimated in a police report on view below at $60 million -- although that figure was subsequently revised downward to a mere $30 mil ... More >>
Wagyu beef does NOT belong in a meatloaf There is still time for a last-minute purge of food trends that need to take a permanent nap where the turnips grow. Like that 47-year-old guy in the club who needs to scrub the Axe spray off his hairy torso and go home, these trends have stuck aroun ... More >>
Have you seen the cover of the latest Rolling Stone, the one with the True Blood cast members splattered with blood Jackson Pollack style in their birthday suits? It's attracting quite a bit of attention -- and why not? It's sexy, bloody and, well, it's sexy and bloody. But it's only the mo ... More >>
Click to enlargeThis week's flier of the week is not one flier but three fliers, one for each of the members of Lion Sized. This first randomly selected (we're not aware of any particular order) flier effectively sets the tone for the rest of what you're getting -- a splattery, exploded port ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Denver Film SocietyEd Harris with his co-stars for the evening, Starz Denver Film Festival co-founder Ron Henderson and Mayor John Hickenlooper.The Starz Denver Film Festival is seldom able to lure the biggest name actors to make appearances even when using its annual Ma ... More >>
Photo by Michael RobertsCareful, guys. It's not a thrill ride. The Denver Art Museum, designed by Daniel Libeskind, is an architecturally striking building on any day. But lately, it's been even more eye-catching than usual due to a noteworthy visual element: crews of repairmen walking ginger ... More >>
Want to see me destroy the last remaining shreds of my journalistic integrity? Then visit VivaLasVegasWeddings.com around 8:30 p.m. Denver time tonight to watch a live webcast of me and my wife, Deb, renewing our vows after 25 years of marriage with a little help from a friend with a pompadour. Yep, ... More >>
The Chain Gang of 1974, who's getting ready to embark on a massive two-month long tour supporting 3OH!3, debuted its new video for "We At the Disco." The retro-leaning clip features departing drummer Adam Halferty and a cardboard robot toting around a vintage jambox interspersed with full on Missy E ... More >>
Non-fiction continues its ascent on the screen.
Vik Muniz makes unexpected art.
Color as Field includes a range of abstract expressionists.
This restaurant is a royal treat.
That leaves the prietos SOL.
Art and music converge in a new Bruce Adolphe composition.
Take your best shot - again and again - when the Denver series debuts.
From the week of December 8, 2005
Welcome back, Patricio Córdova.
Milagro Taco Bar is far from the talk of the town.
Siqueiros and new director Patty Ortiz get the rejuvenated Museo off to a good start.
Megadef (Spy Tech Records)
And now, back in the center ring, Radek Cerny.
Recent pieces by art star Judy Pfaff are on display at Robischon Gallery.
Bad-boy skaters perpetuate their own myth in Dogtown and Z-Boys.
Fruits and veggies help his products grow.
She's finally been invited to the Oscar party, but what will she do after the ball?
Dutiful if not particularly insightful, Pollock splatters the painter's life on the screen's canvas.
Chank Diesel is a font of creativity.
Michael Paglia's brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Simple answers are Mumford's specialty.