It's a weekend of superlatives in Denver: The biggest reunion of the year (OutKast), the biggest drum set on the planet (Terry Bozzio), the king of Tex-Mex Guitar (Joe King Carrasco)...All great shows. There are more, including the annual Reggae on the Rocks and NedFest for the people who miss the o ... More >>
July marks the thirtieth anniversary of the release of Legend: The Best of Bob Marley and the Wailers, the compilation released after Marley's death that brought reggae to the forefront of rock-music popularity (read all about it in our current Bob Marley Backbeat feature). Marley fathered nearly as ... More >>
WAKE UP AND LIVE at CERVANTES' OTHER SIDE | 2/6/14 Despite the negative temperature, people flocked to Cervantes' Other Side last night to celebrate Bob Marley's birthday with local tribute band Wake Up and Live and to welcome Portland's Quick and Easy Boys to Denver. While it didn't exactly feel li ... More >>
Editor's note: We're counting down the most popular Latest Word posts of 2013. This one came in at No. 6. Read it as originally published. September 14, 2012: Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games to books. We showcase them in our ... More >>
One good thing about herb is that when it hits you, you feel no pain. Unless, of course, you're smoking some pretty poorly grown weed -- in which case you may get a scratchy throat or headache. If that has been the case for you lately, maybe rockin' over to Trenchtown Medical Marijuana Center thi ... More >>
The devastating flooding in Colorado over the past few days caught most of us by very unpleasant surprise. But according to EFG-BN U.S. Food Reserves, the folks at Harvest Army World Revival saw it coming -- and interpret the disaster as a warning from God for "the Church and His Kids to return, re ... More >>
PASSION PIT @ 1STBANK CENTER | FRI, 3/1/13 Passion Pit began in as a solo project of lead singer and keyboard player Michael Angelakos in 2007. The project quickly fleshed out into a full band that combined a keen sense for upbeat pop melodies with lyrics that didn't exactly try to sugarcoat the com ... More >>
While there are dozens of ways to ingest your cannabis, the most common (and classic) way is to roll yourself a number, light it and burn it down to the end. Unfortunately, some people have yet to master that skill and are still rolling pregnant dolphins. So to help, we've compiled some of our favor ... More >>
Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games to books. We showcase them in our quasi-regular product review section, Stoner MacGyver. The latest? Super Charged: How Outlaws, Hippies and Scientists Reinvented Marijuana
I'll be honest: The name Chronorado sounds like something a marble-mouthed hippie would say when telling his friends where the Rainbow Gathering is this summer. And the place isn't that appealing from outside. But lately, the shop's been getting decent reviews from people I've encountered, and I fig ... More >>
Although they snagged their renovated, turn-of-the-century storefront on Larimer Street during the Great Dispensary Rush of 2009 at close to the last minute, the owners of Botanico Care say that over the past two years, they've grown to love the RiNO arts district. And the neighborhood is full of p ... More >>
For such a big shop, Heartland Pharmacy's exterior has a low-key vibe. Because it's partially obscured by large trees out front, I drove past it twice before its green-cross sign caught my eye -- and I wasn't even medicated.
The Whole Foods in Golden is now pouring Marley Coffee -- the only store in the state to distribute the coffee promoted by Rohan Marley, Bob Marley's son. "My father came from the farmland in Jamaica and frequently spoke about returning to the farm one day," he says. "We created Marley Coffee ... More >>
from greenwerkz.comGreenWerkz appeared on my radar a few weeks ago, after we posted a story on Full Spectrum Labs and its quest to find strains high in CBD, the cannabinoid in ganja most able to ease muscle and joint pain. According to Full Spectrum, GreenWerkz carries one of the highest CBD ... More >>
Liondub will bring Jamaican-influenced beats to 2200.This weekend, the Unity Gain Reunion show will be taking over 2200, with special guest (and former Colorado resident) Liondub playing a reggae and dancehall set, along with guests Mr. Anonymous and Psychonaut, and house/slomo stylings by Pa ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
California's Mad River Brewing is the latest out-of-state beer maker to try and crack the crowded Colorado market, where taps and liquor store shelf space are at a premium. But Mad River, located in the town of Blue Lake, may have an edge. It got a lot of buzz at the 2010 Great American Beer ... More >>
Photo by Stephanie Borgman We would hate for you to miss out on all the awesome that happens every weekend in our fair city, so we've decided to run down five of the best shows in one easy-to-swallow post, with video and audio. Tell us -- and the rest of the world -- what we missed in the co ... More >>
VegaEvery Friday we spotlight the hottest cats behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half cocked an ... More >>
Dario Argento caps off his horror trilogy with horrific parody.
Catch Jamaica Kincaid at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Meet the three righteous teachers behind Hip-Hop 101.
Sean Paul has a serious side, too.
Maher keeps on joking
An undercovers assignment to investigate The Lifestyle.
Four new discs show that reggae is bigger than just one mon.
Blueprint for a Sunrise (Capitol)
Thirty years later, Harry Belafonte finds closure in a once-lost project.
Soloshot Records' efforts to pump up Denver hip-hop are right on target.
This week's concert pick.
Take a lesson from the genius of Nineties dub.
Meet Roger Gillies, letter carrier and walking reggae encyclopedia.