#82: Tobias Fike Nebraska native Tobias Fike, now working in Colorado after earning his MFA at the University of Colorado Boulder, isn't tied down by a particular medium or discipline -- or even a particular place. Instead, he manipulates concepts, makes sculpture and video, launches performances, ... More >>
It's March, the month of college basketball brackets and St. Patrick's Day. But don't worry: While the rest of your office is busy throwing money away pretending to care about college hoops and drinking shitty green beer, there's plenty of great geek fun to be had. March's ten best geek events inclu ... More >>
Bud Light's twisted Super Bowl spots, featuring ex-Cali guv Arnold Schwarzenegger as a headband-wearing ping-pong player midway between Björn Borg and Chris Evert, don't appear to have a Colorado connection beyond the participation of onetime Denverite Don Cheadle, who co-stars with...a llama; see ... More >>
In August 2011, after she was arrested and accused of child abuse, Regina Marquez went on a local television station to brand the allegations -- about, among other things, broken bones, malnourishment that may have stunted the young girl's growth, and claims that they regularly locked her in the bat ... More >>
In 1986, 40th Day, reconvening for a show this weekend at the Larimer Lounge, came together when drummer Sid Davis and then guitarist Todd Howell formed the project in the D.U. area, where many of the band members over the years lived. That's also where the band's practice space was located, a place ... More >>
Not everyone can relate to the idea of defining yourself through popular culture, but anyone who gets it, really gets it. And for the last year Denver has been blessed with a sonic sanctuary for these poor souls: the These Things Matter podcast. This week TTM hosts Taylor Gonda and comedian Kevin O' ... More >>
SUB.MISSION ANNIVERSARY @ BOPPO! | SAT, 4/6/13 Sub.mission knows dubstep, and to mark another year of its devotion to the true sound, Nicole Cacciavillano and her crew are hosting a real U.K. underground-style throwdown with V.I.V.E.K., who performed at last year's party. He's set to perform alongsi ... More >>
KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid) started as performance art one-off in 1984 that evolved into an ongoing concern. Founding member Sascha Konietzko was soon joined by drummer and vocalist En Esch, who formed the core of the band until its temporary split in 1999. With various collabo ... More >>
#93: Evan Weissman Evan Weissman already deserves the Colorado Creative designation as a member of the wildly creative Buntport Theater (the whole troupe was honored as such when they received a Westword MasterMind award back in 2005 as part of the inaugural class). But then, late last year, he cam ... More >>
The civic health club Warm Cookies of the Revolution hosted a letter-writing party at Buntport Theater last night, where attendees wrote letters to loved ones, publication editors, and city and state officials. But they weren't the only ones celebrating the holiday season by writing letters. Another ... More >>
Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games. We showcase them in our quasi-regular product review section, Stoner MacGyver. The latest? Incredibowl m420 (mini) and attachments.
Starting July 1, California will enforce a ban on foie gras -- delicious, delicious, fatty goose/duck liver -- and while PETA is thrilled, chefs are pissed. Why the ban on these tasty liver-lobes? Gavage, or forced tube-feeding off the animals, is seen as cruel and inhumane. But neither side in this ... More >>
See Also: • Q&A with Morton Subtonick • CMKY brings electronic arts and music to Boulder for a fourth year Zammuto (due Thursday, April 26, at Shine for the Communikey Festival) is the latest project from Nick Zammuto, who was one half of the experimental electronic band the Books. But like wit ... More >>
Big pic below.In August, prosecutors and defense attorneys crafted a deal to sentence the thirteen-year-old Burlington boy who killed parents Charles and Marilyn Long and wounded two siblings as a juvenile. Why? Questions were answered yesterday at a hearing finalizing the pact, at which the ... More >>
What does it say about the U.S.A. in 2011 that our Postal Service accidentally used the replica Statue of Liberty in Las Vegas rather than the real thing as a model for its stamp honoring Lady Liberty's 125th anniversary? For one thing, it says we Americans love our landmarks so much that we ... More >>
There was something funny going on in the Super Bowl commercials this year, and it wasn't those stupid Bud Light ads. Nope, this one wasn't supposed to be funny at all. It was supposed to inspire you to join the Air Force Reserves, but instead it had us thinking about Lego's. By now, you've hea ... More >>
Usually when someone wants to commit armed robbery, he'll bring along a weapon that combines stealth, convenience and anonymity -- a small gun, for instance. Not so one enterprising Colorado Springs man, who this week brazenly robbed one area 7-Eleven store (and tried to knock over a second) armed o ... More >>
Jack Kerouac's back, and Denver's literary scene is on a scroll.
Why the Krisana Park Modern Home Tour is not just another house tour: I grew up near, but not in, the Eichler-style, mid-century Krisana Park development and went to Ellis Elementary, the recipient of benefit bucks raised by this weekend's seven-home tour. In those days, the Bruggenthies greenhouse ... More >>
Tin Star breaks all the rules and comes out shining.
The yin and yang of Opeth, one of metal's most fascinatingly complex acts.
With Go Fish Grille, Larry Herz may have a keeper.
Welcome to Greek Town, a place where memories are made -- and revived.
The new Thai Basil has a way with translation.
Bad Weather California whittles indie pop down to the basics.
Jack and Meg White resist the spoils of success.
Gifted children are otherworldly, Linda Silverman says. The challenge is helping them thrive here on earth.
Geometry rules in the current attractions at the Singer Gallery.
Jobs. Gadgets. Profits. Crime pays big-time for the prison-industrial complex.
American Analog Set enters the Golden years.
The criminal portion of the Greg Lopez case is over, but the fight for Spicer Breeden's estate is just getting started. Ask Sydney Stone.