Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
This Saturday, February 16, The Presser Foot, a sewing and quilting store in Longmont, will host a Sew Day for African Girls. Working with the nonprofit Empower Women In Africa, the store will provide all the materials and inspiration to create cloth menstrual pads -- and in the process help women i ... More >>
Five Iron Frenzy is a Colorado band with a lengthy and storied history. Initially formed as a side project of Exhumator, an idustrial thrash band, Five Iron became a full time endeavor when its founders, frontman Reese Roper, bassist Keith Hoerig, and guitarists Micah Ortega and Scott Kerr, and drum ... More >>
The 2012 Slam Nuba slam poetry team has a big reputation to uphold when it heads to Charlotte on August 7 for this year's National Slam Poetry Meet: It's a new and differently configured team that will be defending the group's 2011 first-place title. See also: - Meet your 2012 slam poetry teams: Sl ... More >>
After six weeks of living under the same roof, 22 promising entrepreneurs from 16 different countries and every walk of life pitched their ventures to hundreds of potential funders, partners and local supporters gathered in Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado Boulder campus on a scorching ... More >>
With no experience in accessory design prior to co-founding the jewelry company KORA in 2009, Maxandra Short took her inspiration in life experience. The world traveler was born in Singapore, lived in cities like Jakarta and Seoul, and eventually found herself in Los Angeles, working as a magazine w ... More >>
Joe Freemond Cellar Wine Bar 2556 15th Street 303-455-9463 www.cwbon15th.com This is part one of my interview with Joe Freemond, exec chef of the Cellar Wine Bar. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. Raw fish. That's what Joe Freemond gravitated toward when he was a kid. Not ... More >>
An ethnic Nepali, Sher Mizer fled the violence of his country, Bhutan, when he was twelve years old. His family ended up in a refugee camp, where a tarp and some bamboo became their home. Mizer yearned for education, and thanks to a scholarship, he was able to study in India. Eighteen years after ar ... More >>
Hampers.The sentencing hearing for former ER doc Louis Hampers has been delayed once again. Charged with writing 654 phony prescriptions in 2009 and 2010, Hampers pleaded guilty this past July to much less: fourteen counts of prescription drug fraud. His sentencing hearing was rescheduled fro ... More >>
Update: Progress is being made at the GrowHaus, as evidenced by this time-lapse of renovations in the facility's HydroFarm. But in the urban greenhouse's race to win a $50,000 grant, the road's been a bit bumpier: After rising to third place and even grazing second, GrowHaus has dropped to si ... More >>
Lori Midson Arik Markus Row 14 891 14th Street 303-825-0100 www.row14denver.com This is part two of my interview with Arik Markus, executive chef of Row 14. In part one of that interview, Markus dishes on crashing kitchens, the day he was fired by Eric Ripert and the echo of Daniel Boulud. ... More >>
OBL or UBL?Osama bin Laden's death was an instant Twitter sensation. But likely more people shared their immediate reactions on Facebook -- especially those under twenty, like my seventeen-year-old twin daughters. Last night, while my wife and I channel-surfed, 20th century style, in advance ... More >>
Update below: The latest bizarre twist in Birther Nation's assault on President Barack Obama has a special home-state flavor. Colorado Springs-based retired Colonel Greg Hollister claims to have surreptitiously accessed Obama's selective-service records, which call into question if he was bo ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonTom Tancredo is in the middle of another tempest.As the immigration issue continues to heat up, Tom Tancredo is finding himself in one controversy after another. Remember his call for civics literacy tests? Former House majority leader Dick Armey's claim that he is bad ... More >>
Justin Dillon. Musician Justin Dillon had never made a film before, but he felt he had to do something about the horrific reality of human trafficking. Thus was born Call Response, a part-documentary, part-concert film that opens Friday, October 10 at the Starz FilmCenter in the Tivoli Student U ... More >>
There’s more to see at the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver than the building itself.
OpenStage's Splitting Infinity, which I review in the January 11 issue, made me think about the one Nobel laureate I have had the privilege of meeting: Nigeria's Wole Soyinka, a forceful critic of colonialism and winner of the prize for literature in 1986. Soyinka was attending a conference on the ... More >>
In just two months, change starts here. In Denver. No joke.
"B" Is for "Boss"
Multimedia flamenco show captures gitano spirit
A Colorado dark horse boosts America's marathon hopes.
Junk Jam turns trash into rock.
After half a century, Burning Spear is still stoking the fire in reggae's soul.
Tom Morello's advice about Audioslave? Don't believe the hype.
Holy smokes! Only those with burning ambition will survive the 2002 Year in Review quiz.
To see CU's next national champs, you'll have to go cross-country.
Skeptics say dowsers are all wet. But Greg Storozuk believes.
What if they put a TV camera in a mall and nobody cared?
This book's a killer!
The light grows dim for US West's former charities.
P.S.1's changing course leaves some people wondering what direction the charter school is taking.
From Slaveship to Ownership
Africa's Alpha Blondy speaks reggae's language.
Dr. Paul Hamilton refused to let his patients meekly accept their cancer.
A DU psychology professor lends his voice to the healing power of spirituals.
A GAG ORDER LEAVES TROUBLING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE QUIGLEY-ARONSON FEUD.