Panic! at the Disco's Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die tour hits the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, January 18. Tickets ($29.95) go on sale this Friday, October 18 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at lo ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we told you about bizarre threats made against Catholics and Mormons in Fort Collins, allegedly by a self-declared "Islamic jihadist" driving in a car with the words "Fuck DHS" scrawled on the side in spray paint; see our previous coverage below. Since then, the story has only go ... More >>
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 6/8/12 As good as the Psychedelic Furs' records are, there is just something about seeing Richard Butler, who was all smiles on this night, and hearing his heartfelt thank yous at the end of various songs, and then seeing the collective happiness of those who ... More >>
For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the vote-getters and then voting again for your favorite bars, restaurants and foods in Denver and Boulder. And the results of th ... More >>
Dennis Quaid gets around. Since the late '70s, he's appeared in more than seventy films and television shows, playing everything from a deep-space fighter pilot to an dragon-slaying warrior, and always with a certain swaggering charm. This Friday and Saturday at the Sie FilmCenter, Mile High Sci-Fi ... More >>
Pippa Taylor Strings 1700 Humboldt Street 303-831-7310 www.stringsrestaurant.com Part one of my interview with Pippa Taylor, executive chef of Strings, ran yesterday. This is part two of our chat Favorite restaurant in America: At this point, my favorites include Joël Robuchon in Las Vegas, Char ... More >>
The RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, and for the hundredth anniversary of that event Cullen's Upscale American Grille in Houston is offering a replication of the first-class passengers' last dinner. For a thousand bucks a plate, ten lucky diners can enjoy a ten-course meal that includes such dish ... More >>
We've shared our list of the top ten New Year's Eve dining events, but that's far from everything that's taking place this weekend. Keep reading to see a full rundown of what's happening before, during and after the big day; we'll continue updating the online listings until the eleventh hour. Here's ... More >>
Matisyahu sans his trademark beardMATISYAHU @ OGDEN THEATRE | 12/17/11Less than half a minute into a first song appropriately titled "Open the Gates," Matisyahu's dancing had already grown so intense his yarmulke could no longer support it. Instead, it popped off. This action would later repe ... More >>
Kirsten BoyerEric Skokan in his root cellar.Six years ago, while his Black Cat restaurant was under construction in Boulder, Eric Skokan and his wife, Jill, planted a garden in their back yard.
Lori MidsonJensen Cummings, the chef de cuisine at TAG, jokingly calls Denver Restaurant Week "Denver Restaurant Half Month," a phrase he's coined to remind diners (and the service industry) that DRW is definitely longer than the one week its name implies. But if DRW was, in fact, one week l ... More >>
Brian Landis Folkins SLEEP Git Some • Russian Circles 09.05.10 | Gothic Theatre view full slide show From brutal, clipped guitar work to huge, foreboding sounds created by guitars that are more akin to synths, Russian Circles scrolled through a wide range of styles that it executed with both eas ... More >>
Leland Vittert and his hair.The fastest way for a local television journalist to make the leap to a national network has nothing to do with scooping the competition on a groundbreaking story that produces headlines around the globe. Nope, it's all about the hair -- especially at Fox News, wh ... More >>
Not long ago, I wrote an ode to the joys of the baklava at Ali Baba Grill in Golden. Soon after, we had another piece -- a Sugar High report -- concerning the baklava at Jerusalem. And then I got this note from Jeff, the baklava maker at Phoenician Kabob (5709 East Colfax Avenue):
In a beautiful collision of altruism, more musicians are donating their time and talents to help kids this week. Instead of helping the children of Denver, as the Denver Gives March Music Jam will, these musicians will benefit kids on the other side of the world. On Friday night, March 27, at the Dr ... More >>
The Killers and M83Saturday, January 17, 2009Magness ArenaBetter Than: Not seeing them at all, even though the Magness sucks.Have you seen Denver University's Magness Arena? It's a cement tomb. The pharaohs would love this place. Hell, spent nuclear fuel would find a good home here. I'd rather liste ... More >>
The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver has announced that well-known and highly regarded Denver artist Lawrence Argent (pictured in a photo courtesy of the artist) has been chosen to design what is to be called the Holocaust Memorial Learning and Social Action Site. The project wi ... More >>
At one point during the following interview, conducted for a profile of the Mars Volta that appears in the January 24 Westword, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, the band’s vocalist, lyricist and frontman, casually mentions his “old habits” with “drug use.” After perusing the entire Q&A, readers will ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
In 1985, Westword published its second Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Cheeseburger at My Brother’s Bar to the Best Bronco (John Elway, now in his second year with the team), to another future landmark, the Best Addition to the Skyline (Herbert ... More >>
A visit with the rustic troubador at his Niwot farm.
Think globally, eat locally at Piatti Locali.
Food, fun and Farley
On the road to recovery with the Drive By Truckers.
From the week of August 18, 2005
The spectacular Dale Chihuly solo sparkles at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.
The Forman sisters want the spirit to move you.
Dirty Story is a rich exploration of the conflict in Palestine.
Members of an Israeli clan try to fly again.
Kirkland exhibit explores an artistic Denver life
A Week in the Life
Buntport Theater offers a two-fer twist
Art's on the way up in Denver and on the way down in Baghdad.
At Vega, Sean Yontz is finally The Man. He's up to the job.
Politics dominate shows at two local galleries, as well as in Denver's new courthouse.
A judge's ruling beefs things up in the West University neighborhood.
The Sunday Denver Post is one of America's most widely circulated newspapers. Does it deserve to be?
From the week of February 8, 2001
A taste that's born and bread.
From the week of August 24
Fair to Middle Eastern.