Announcement: We have a winner of our Victor Hugo wine dinner contest. Congrats to Sallymander1029, who guessed seventeen - the exact number of times that Aileen saw Les Misérables on Broadway. Sally, we'll send you can e-mail about how you can claim your prize.
On Thursday night, at 7 p.m., the g ... More >>
On Thursday night, at 7 p.m., the grape-savvy crew at Beast Bottle, Paul and Aileen Reilly's lovely restaurant in Uptown, is hosting a Victor Hugo wine dinner. The six-course feast, most of which is paired with wines from Victor Hugo Winery, located in the lush landscape of Paso Robles, is $95 per ... More >>
Riding RTD buses, on certain routes, is an awful lot like using my old roommate's microwave oven: It's steamy, filled with food splatter and spittle, smells like armpits, and you just never know what fresh hell you are going to find in there. But the Regional Transportation District's board of direc ... More >>
Okay, hands up if you knew the Zac Brown Band was so popular. He's wildly popular, in case you're wondering. Dude just added another show at Red Rocks, thanks to the fact that the first two have already sold out. Oh, and speaking of the Rocks, Sting has announced a June date up there, and we've got ... More >>
A perennial favorite in Colorado, Lotus is making its way back to the Centennial state for a trio of shows at the Boulder Theater, while Crystal Castles is set to return for a date at the Gothic Theatre and Anthrax tops the Metal Alliance tour, a stacked bill at the Summit Music Hall this April that ... More >>
Start off the New Year right by saving money this week. Whether you attend a screening of The Dead Zone, a poetry open mic or a short film festival, soaking up some culture won't cost you a cent, so you can head into 2013 feeling fiscally responsible. For more events, check out the Westword calendar ... More >>
Skateboarding shouldn't be a crime -- but it is in certain parts of Denver. And during my recent run-in with the Denver Police Department after I was caught skateboarding on the 16th Street Mall, I learned that not only do some cops hate skateboarding, they also hate being questioned about their exc ... More >>
One of the year's biggest Christmas movies might also be one of its biggest tear-jerkers. And then there's that cast: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe? Yes, please!Les Miserables promises to be a singing, crying, sniffling, smiling spectacle of epic holiday-release proportions, and than ... More >>
Why did the original- recipe fried chicken cross the road? To get away from the breasters and nesters at Kentucky Fried Chicken during its all-you-can-eat Monday special.
Any unlimited eat-hole cram promotion will attract a few opportunists short on dining etiquette, but a flock who lacked even ba ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be too surprising to find that the most common (and our mutually favorite) topic of conversation among all of us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and boy, wouldn't you ... More >>
My taste in popular culture is inherently gay. Not "gay" in a derogatory sense -- I mean, "gay" as in I often find myself liking stuff only my gay dude friends like. Knowing nothing about her work, I signed on to see Kristin Chenoweth's performance at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House this past Friday ... More >>
T.L. GallegosBurlesque and show tunes: Seems like a natural fit, so it's kind of surprising that tonight's premiere of Boobs Over Broadway is the first show-tunes-burlesque-extravaganza we've heard of. But Reyna Von Vett (aka Cora Vette) says this show has been a long time in the making.