Thanksgiving is a time not just for feasting, but family antics. Everyone has a story from the holiday -- whether heart-warming or heart-breaking. This year, instead of focusing on the drama at the table, why not direct your attention to the silver screen? When you need a time-out from your family o ... More >>
My band broke up two weeks ago. For the three or four people who know us and may accidentally find themselves reading this, I won't be discussing why we broke up. Sorry. I know band breakups are really fascinating to everyone who isn't in the band, but it's not really something I can talk about with ... More >>
Quite a few well-known TV series have been set in Colorado over the years, from Mork & Mindy to Everwood to South Park. But what about more obscure Colorado-set shows? Turns out there have been plenty of those, too -- sitcoms, Westerns, animated series and more. The vast majority of them have been ... More >>
I have bad tattoos. Okay, they aren't all bad -- only about 33 percent of them are, if I break it down by specific tattoo artist. Also, since I didn't get my first tattoos (almost all came in pairs) until I was 24, they are strategically placed, meaning that, for the most part, they can't be seen if ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Beirut hits the Fillmore and Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is slated for a date at DU's Gates Concert Hall, followed by Chromeo, who's due back in Denver in October for a return date at the Ogden after a stellar set at th ... More >>
Until 1 p.m. today, the Canadian consulate is hosting Canada Day festivities on the 16th Street Mall between Cleveland and Court streets. Which got us to thinking: What is most worth celebrating about Canada? And what deserves a special musical attack from the South Park boys? These probing q ... More >>
Every year, we enlist our Backbeat writers to host various stages at the Westword Music Showcase, and in addition to their emcee obligations, we ask them to pull double duty and write up the acts that appear on their individual stages. Click through to read travelogues from Thorin Klosowski, Ru John ... More >>
My ratchet ho hairbrushTattoos are dumb. Ask my mom. Don't ask her, actually, because it isn't all tattoos that are dumb in her eyes, just my little girly clip art pieces and that giant weird dead cat thing my neighbor got tattooed on his calf. My brother has a whole arm full of banger graffi ... More >>
Tom MurphyMidday Veil MIDDAY VEIL With Décollage, Tjutjuna, Midday Veil, Mike ZormanNigh tshark and Night of Joy Rhinoceropolis | May 13, 2011
Tom MurphyMiracleman Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz Rockaway Tavern | March 5, 2011 Miracleman set up on the floor in front of the stage. The duo, comprised of Chris Westin and Sara Century, had a bedraggled drum set, keyboards, a tape player with samples and a ... More >>
Eric GruneisenOblio's Arrow does Los Dos and the New American Ramblers at Denver Does Denver DENVER DOES DENVER 08.28.10 | Meadowlark view full slide show This second installment of Denver Does Denver took place on Saturday night at the Meadowlark, both upstairs and downstairs, as well in t ... More >>
The only thing better than a fabulous food scene on the big screen is a scene involving brutal, unabashed violence (True Romance, or anything Tarantino for that matter), or a fantastic food moment involving sex (9 1/2 Weeks, for example). But while some culinary scenes will leave you yearning ... More >>
Heath Ledger will be remembered for several of his movies, no doubt -- his turn in Brokeback Mountain catapulted him into the stratosphere of stardom, to be sure. But the role for which he might most be remembered is his last: that of the Joker in the upcoming Batman: Dark Knight, opening on July 18 ... More >>
Interracial dating and more ethnic cleansing.
This suburban spot reels in the crowds.
There are more fish in the sea, but they'll taste the same at the Fresh Fish Company.
Eee-O 11: The Best of the Rat Pack / Live at the Sands (Capitol)
Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made.