It's crunch time for the students of Auraria Campus since today marks the beginning of finals week. It can be easy during stressful times to leave the house in a hoodie and sweatpants. Luckily, students like Walter Vasquez still found time to dress fashionably. Read here to learn where he shops, wha ... More >>
"I'm at Colorado and I-25, and it should only be a ten-minute drive to Cinderella City." An unnamed narrator shares the above thought in a video I recently found on YouTube, a seven-minute account of one man's quest to sell caricatures to Christmas shoppers at Cinderella City Mall, already long p ... More >>
With class schedules already being decided and summer break inching closer its end, Southwest Plaza is gearing up for the back to school shopping season. This Saturday, August 3, the mall will be hosting Jeans & Teens, an afternoon of fashion shows, make-up tips and giveaways. Along with the clothi ... More >>
Many people use fashion as a metaphor to express how they feel on a particular day. But sometimes you can display multiple personalities in a single day, switching clothes like job titles. For example, local mechanic James Hill dons a king costume at night after laboring through the day. Continue re ... More >>
Fashion may move in waves of in and out, but true style is forever. This week we spotted Julian Muhammad, co-owner of a clothing store, on the D-Line Lite Rail. Continue reading to learn what baseball team influenced his kicks, his style mantra, and which group of Hollywood actors inspire his person ... More >>
#87: Mario Zoots Mario Zoots is something of a phenomenon in the local world of emerging artists: A DIY Renaissance man and University of Denver MFA candidate, he dabbles in music with his band Modern Witch, digital collage online and video work-out in the world at large. This is a potent combinati ... More >>
With a blistering 20-degree wind blowing, many Coloradans dress with purpose, for warmth and comfort. The fashion-minded, however, combine comfort, warmth and style into a solid look that retains their personal charm. One of these people is Ana Hernandez. Continue reading to find out where she shops ... More >>
The weather was so nice this past weekend that people were out and about. Of the many Denverites absorbing the comfortable climate we spotted marketing director David Keller as a standout. Continue reading to learn his style icons, what city influences his fashion sense, and what his favorite, unusu ... More >>
"I wear green velvet knickers, a forest green velvet smock, and a perky little hat decorated with spangles. This is my work uniform," David Sedaris said for the first time on NPR's Morning Edition twenty years ago this Christmas. Chronicling his stint as an elf in the madcap Santa Land at Macy's, th ... More >>
A few years ago, when actor Gary Culig abandoned his beloved longtime role as Crumpet the Elf in the Bug Theatre's perennial holiday production of The SantaLand Diaries, he left the local field wide open for a new kind of Crumpet, the sourly wry Macy's elf based on the true adventures of humorist Da ... More >>
The Streets at SouthGlenn: no meal mecca?The closing of Tarbell's and The Oven at the Streets at SouthGlenn continues to fuel a discussion of what kind of restaurants, exactly, will work in the suburbs, as opposed to the city. Here's the take from b/art: Wow. We actually would drive to the ... More >>
Now that IKEA and H&M have both signed on the dotted line in metro area, folks who've waited patiently for their first chance to walk in the door of either of those trendy Scandinavian outlets will finally have their day. But after those open, and we're all done dancing in the streets, what's ... More >>
Most people start the New Year off by making resolutions. Some people vow to exercise more or smoke less. Others opt to look for news jobs, new loves or even new clothes. The two men pictured below, however, had something else in mind. They chose to shoplift more. And they got 2011 off to a ... More >>
Bree DaviesThis is not what we had planned. By all accounts, the Santa representative at the Aurora Mall -- ahem, the "Town Center at Aurora" --positioned in front of Macy's in a red suit and plopped down in a mildly sad, purple button-back chair was our guy. But after an elf explained that w ... More >>
Festive as shit!The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is among the more baffling holiday traditions out there. Maybe it makes sense if you're in New York, but millions of people elsewhere sit down to watch a parade on TV. Parades are boring in real life! And this isn't just any parade. This is, ... More >>
Last month, a Today Show investigation revealed a shocking fact: Major retailers like Victoria's Secret and Macy's were re-selling underwear that customers -- or rather, Today show operatives wearing hidden cameras -- had returned. Even after the Today folks stained said panties with baby oil, they ... More >>
Suspicions confirmed: From the looks of this tour video shot by the Pretty Lights crew on a FLIP graciously furnished by Spin Earth, Derek Vincent Smith and Cory Eberhard are enjoying the, um, pretty side of life on the road. From performing in front of stupidly packed auditoriums full of ardent Pre ... More >>
September is Hunger Action Month, and department store giant Macy's is partnering with Feeding America and food banks across the country to fight hunger here at home. Macy's will launch its "Come Together" awareness and fundraising campaign, which aims to feed 10 million people suffering fr ... More >>
Links to make you hmmm. Send worthy ones daily to firstname.lastname@example.org.So that's why everything at Macy's has been 70 percent off for the last year. (5280)Governor wants to put state expenses online for Joe Public to read and say, "Hey, now I don't feel so bad about checking wellsfargo.com." (Face ... More >>
The holiday season is rife with traditions: trimming the tree, kissing under the mistletoe, sitting through The Nutcracker for the umpteenth time, and -- for the ultra-hip of Denver -- reserving a seat once again for The SantaLand Diaries, the Bug Theatre's annual staging of the David Seda ... More >>
If you're anything like us, you spent the weekend in a turkey-induced, All My Children-caliber coma, awaking only for the occasional chuckle at the Macy's Parade getting Rick Rolled (still funny). For a taste of what you missed by not going out on the town -- including the last in a series of b ... More >>
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Celebrate with beer and all the trimmings.
Friday, July 8, Denver Zine Library, 303-297-1143; Saturday, July 9, Cedars Jazz Club, Colorado Springs, 719-578-5744.
Macy rolls the dice as a Vegas loser freed by love in The Cooler.
St. Nick's helper confesses all in The SantaLand Diaries.
The Santaland Diaries offers an elf of a good time.
Joyce Castle rules the stage in the Central City Opera's Gloriana.
Nomad Theatre's production of Miracle on 34th Street evokes the proper responses.
THE ROCK-AND-ROLLERS WHOSE FACES COULD STOP A CLOCK. UGLY A LOOK AT THE MOST FRIGHTENING FACES IN ROCK AND ROLL.