Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and love is in the air. Everywhere you look, people are planning fancy dates or at least renting their favorite romantic movies for a night of couch-snuggling with their beloved. Contrary to the stereotypes, geeks are no different. Well, maybe a little different -- ... More >>
Nancy Stohlman can do it all. She can create new genres of literature, write operas and teach you how to do both. Someday she hopes to become a pirate, but in the meantime her new flash novel The Monster Opera will be transformed into an opera on Friday, October 4 at the Mercury Cafe. In the novel, ... More >>
Exactly 75 years ago today, the first Superman comic was published -- and to mark the occasion, the City of Cleveland, where Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster created the Man of Steel, is officially designating April 18 as "Superman Day." We don't know of similar festivities planned in Boulder, but perh ... More >>
The roster of notable people who were either born in Colorado or lived here for a time is huge -- and included among them are plenty of female entertainers from the past and present. But which of them will stand the test of time? And which will fade, if they haven't already started to do so? Look be ... More >>
Whether they want to wow women with their poetic prowess, find the perfect insult to highlight their intelligence or tame an unruly "shrew," people have long been adapting Shakespeare's stories to their own lives. And, of course, savvy marketers have been retooling the playwright's classic plots to ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent re ... More >>
Green Lantern, starring Ryan Reynolds, the world's leading collector of failed superhero franchise leads, opens today. Reynolds plays Hal Jordon, a fearless test pilot who's chosen to become part of an intergalactic peacekeeping force called the Green Lanterns. They use their power rings to h ... More >>
Pics below.Boulder's played host to plenty of ordinary celebrities over the years: Take James Franco's recent Boulder International Film Festival appearance and introduction by 127 Hours inspiration Aron Ralston. But that's nothing compared to a super-celebrity -- and there's no celeb more su ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Col ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado ... More >>
Lucky Charms with the New Hourglass Marshmallow Charm General Mills Rating: Three and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: Oat cereal pieces in a variety of shapes. Most of them call to mind pagan wall drawings: X's, stemmed triangles that suggest puffy trees and three-leaf clovers (guess ... More >>
The Rotten Gamblers and others celebrate Hank Williams.
You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before.
Inflatable kayaking satisfies the urge to submerge
Spider-Man swings in this touching, thrilling, superior sequel.
The Vagina Monologues brings female genitalia out in the open.
Kiss Me, Kate blends Broadway classics with a classy leading lady.
Now part of Denver Joe's "family," Dick and Lois Meis have strummed, plucked and picked their way across five decades of Western music.
"Uncle" Dick Meis
Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams shine a light on vintage country.
November 19 - 25, 1998