Tonight the Alamo Drafthouse will welcome Pam Grier back to the Littleton cinema space for a special appearance and showing of her 1974 classic, Foxy Brown. As both a featured guest in the theater's "Tough Women" month of programming and part of its running "Color Commentary" series, Grier will be a ... More >>
#49: John Moore There is no greater friend of Denver theater than John Moore, a self-described storyteller given to telling its stories in great -- and loving -- detail. On his CultureWest.org website, the former Denver Post critic has laboriously followed the work of his friends in theater, of whic ... More >>
It's wonderful to discuss Shakespeare with someone as intelligent, insightful and, above all, passionate as Tina Packer, who brings her Women of Will: The Overview to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival this weekend. Packer, who led Shakespeare & Company in Massachusetts for three decades, talks about ... More >>
PINBACK @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 01/27/13 So you're standing there on the floor of the Gothic, stroking your beard or dancing ever-so-subtly, watching Pinback play in equally subdued fashion. All around you and onstage, folks are so chill that you're wondering where they hid the bong. And then the guitar ... More >>
Fire Season (due tomorrow at Wax Trax) is best described as a power- pop band with a singer who sounds like he retired from a decade or two of serving as a drill sergeant -- or might have been raised by wolves. Sam Braakman's voice has character, a Scott Kelly-esque edge in otherwise upbeat, angular ... More >>
Tina Packer, in "Women of Will." As founder of the Shakespeare & Company theater (a tradition in Lenox, Massachusetts for more than thirty years), Tina Packer knows her Shakespeare -- frontwards, backwards and any which way you want. She's also determined over time that the Bard created, by h ... More >>
JOAN OF ARC with Air Waves, Fire Season 05.06.11 | hi-dive So much noodling. That's all there really is to say about Joan of Arc. It's guitar-noodling masked behind a pop song. It's not a bad thing, but it is what it is -- and it still strikes me as odd that the kids are still into it. Not t ... More >>
Thursday, May 5, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, a day commemorating the Mexican army's defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla. In honor of the occasion, rather than randomly heading off to your closest Mexican restaurant or bar to drink some tequila, we've come up with a list of things to do and places to g ... More >>
Epitonic.com was one of the first sites to host MP3 files of legitimately. Launched in 1999, it also happened to be the epicenter for all things indie, with a comprehensive list of bands, solo projects, off-shoots, record label details and plenty more. After a seven-year hiatus and a Kickstar ... More >>
Brian Jacques, author of the Redwall series, died over the weekend of an aortic aneurysm. He was 71 years old. Jacques, who also wrote short stories and the Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series, holds a special places in the heart of a certain type of nerd who grew up reading the Redwall ... More >>
Todd ColeNo Age (due tonight at The Bluebird Theater) isn't a band that has hit the mainstream yet, but it has enjoyed an unexpected rise to prominence as a noisy pop band, making art grounded in notion of doing things your own way -- regardless of whether or not it's met with the stamp of ap ... More >>
A Flickr photoIn July, up to two dozen people contracted salmonella after dining at The Fort in Morrison. The likely culprit? Rattlesnake cakes -- specifically, the presence of uncooked eggs in the dish, which has since been removed from the menu. Seems that Montezuma doesn't discriminate be ... More >>
A young, female, would-be suicide bomber prepares to detonate — her cause unknown — in the harrowing Day Night.
Tuesday, November 14, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 1-866-468-7621.
With this script, Saint Joan is a Shaw bet.
Friday, October 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Monday, June 13, Rock Island, 303-443-2227.
Saturday, February 12, Navajo Hogan, Colorado Springs, 303-443-2227; Tuesday, February 15, Rock Island, 303-443-2227.
I Do Perceive (Polyvinyl)
The Tattered Cover heads south
Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain... (Polyvinyl)
Location Is Everything, Vol. 2 (Jade Tree)
The Women lays bare the cattiness of society dames
For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
A homespun production strengthens CU's story of the anti-Nazi student movement.
A blend of Shakespeare plays makes up the bulk of Queen Margaret.
Inept editing, gaping plot holes, unintentional absurdity: What more does a movie need?
The Gap (Jade Tree)
Blake Schwarzenbach says Jets to Brazil is a desperate band. A desperate American band.
Wesley Snipes kicks his way through the flashy, feisty Art of War.
A new version of The Big Blue gets pretty and deep -- maybe too deep.
From South Park to Pokémon, 1999 was almost an American beauty.
Joan of Arc gets rekindled yet again in The Messenger.
The Dirty Three make instrumental music with plenty to say.