As with last weekend, there's a decent assortment of acts, from Skrillex at Balch Fieldhouse at CU-Boulder with GTA, Nadastrom and Alesia, as well as Sondre Lerche, Big Freedia, Shonen Knife and Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. The rest of our picks are below.
Update: Yesterday, we reported about Troubleshooter Tom Martino pleading guilty to disturbing the peace for a domestic incident involving his wife, Holly, last December; see our previous coverage below. After the piece was published, Martino conducted a wide-ranging interview with Westword, going i ... More >>
Seriously funny musicians are compelled to seriously not make serious music, finding the absurd around every corner of a melodious jack-in-the-box. Pop goes the weasel 'cuz the weasel goes pop! When most musicians give in to an urge to create dramatic music, these comedic musicians can't help but ta ... More >>
Getting laid is one of the perks of the trade. Guys form bands with the sole goal of getting their bananas peeled. Most metal dudes are satisfied with groupies every night, but some just can't get enough of the jiggly bits and the furry monsters, so they end up singing about sex on top of that. That ... More >>
THE AFGHAN WHIGS @ OGDEN THEATRE |10/30/12 Probably the biggest surprise of the Afghan Whigs show last night at the Ogden came right before the end of the set when Greg Dulli revealed that his band had a Colorado connection. He told us how more than two decades ago, the Fluid heard a Whigs demo tap ... More >>
Last night's ESPY awards were a reminder to Broncos fans about the bizarre nature of the Tim Tebow era. He appeared multiple times in the friggin' intro (including a brief Tebowing montage), was the first athlete on the stage (for a gag with host Rob Riggle), returned to be the initial athlete prese ... 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 >>
For hundreds of years, Christians all over the world have been telling the story of Jesus Christ's life and death in the form of dramatic theater. From the devout actors in the Philippines using actual nails-through-the-hands, to Mel Gibson grossing $600 million portraying the bloodiest Jesus in Hol ... More >>
Certain stories have Fox News written all over them -- like, for instance, the tale of James Harper, a small town Colorado student who quit his high school choir after discovering that one of the lines he was asked to warble translates to "There is no truth but Allah." Number of comments on the Fox ... More >>
The image on the Shroud of Turin was not some medieval hoax, but was caused by a supernatural "flash of light," according to a team of Italian scientists. The recent news reports of their findings conveniently coincide with the History Channel's repeat showing of The Real Face of Jesus tonigh ... More >>
Jesus and Saturday Night Live got it right: Despite the ardent orange-and-blue Tim Tebow fans who filled Sports Authority at Mile High yesterday, the Patriots clobbered the Denver Broncos -- as an SNL sketch in which Taran Killam, as Tebow, and Jason Sudeikis, as an athletic-sox wearing Jesus ... More >>
Please don't steal Christmas, Occupy Movement.There once was a Grinch who hated Christmas. By extension, he also hated a group of creatures called Whos who loved Christmas, and so one night he snuck into their village and stole all of their Christmas presents, which did not deter them from ce ... More >>
Big pics below."I'm a Mormon," announce billboards currently popping up in Denver -- and the timing of their appearance have suggested to some observers that they're intended to boost the presidential aspirations of Mitt Romney, the present frontrunner in the GOP presidential sweepstakes. But ... More >>
Lori Midson Enrique Socarras Cuba Cuba 1173 Delaware Street 303-605-2822 www.cubacubacafe.com This is part two of my interview with Enrique Socarras, executive chef of Cuba Cuba. In part one of this interview, Socarras raps on integrity, stomaching raw bacon and his new Boulder restaurant. ... More >>
Lori MidsonSkew, according to owner Ton Phairatphibon, was skewered -- by its own employees Weird. Just weird. That was the overriding observation last night at Skew, the globalized food-on-a-stick restaurant that Ton Phairatphibon opened at 2070 South University Boulevard exactly one month ... More >>
SO MUCH PALOOZA!Today is a good day for local films -- like, a ridiculously good day. On top of the Adventure Film Festival starting today in Boulder and tonight's one-time screening of the locally shot Our Good Friend, Jesus Christ, this evening marks the opening of EFPalooza, the Emerging F ... More >>
"The goal posts may not be shaped like a cross, but they're still holy."Yesterday, the Denver Broncos beat the Cincinnati Bengals 12-7. But the victory wouldn't have taken place without divine intervention. With well under a minute to go, struggling quarterback Kyle Orton heaved a pass in the ... More >>
Ed McCaffrey.Veteran radio-and-TV writer Dusty Saunders showered praise on the KOA broadcast team calling the Broncos 12-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals (achieved thanks to a big assist from Jesus Christ) -- particularly retired receiver Ed McCaffrey, who joined longtimer Dave Logan in ... More >>
Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput. Denver Archibishop Charles Chaput is typically thought of as a conservative, and no wonder, since he regularly implies that voting for a politician who supports abortion rights is tantamount to helping the ghost of George Tiller section a fetus in its eighth month. ... More >>
Dare 2 Share's Greg Stier. Some 10,000 evangelical Christian teens from around the state and region will descend on downtown Denver today and tomorrow for the annual Dare 2 Share conference at the Pepsi Center. They may even show up at your door on Saturday asking for canned goods – and wanting ... More >>
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Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
A pair of events included in Saturday's Denver Film Festival slate ran the qualitative gamut. Things started on a positive note with a tribute to Vilmos Zsigmond, 76, a Hungary-born cinematographer who made some of the most visually distinctive American films of the 1970s, and is still active today ... More >>
When Reverend Benjamin Reynolds opened his church to gays, some called it a sin. He calls it a mission from God.
A special soused report
Tan Dun's Passion merges cultures
Tokyo Godfathers is genre-bending anime you can't refuse.
Satan, screamo and superstardom clash in Racebannon's high-concept hardcore.
24-7, the 15 is the town's wildest ride.
Escapology (Virgin)/Human Conditions (Virgin)
Doves want to be known for music, not hype.
Let There Be Country, Keys to the Kingdom, Life Is Messy, Salt of the Earth, The Only Years, Between Midnight & Hindsight, Epic Recordings (Lucky Dog)
All That You Can¹t Leave Behind (Interscope)
Simple answers are Mumford's specialty.
Digging out from a blizzard of seasonal CD releases.
The names of the patriots have changed, but not their tune.
DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.
THE MEMBERS OF OASIS GRACIOUSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY'RE ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS.