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Madonna (Entertainer)

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    October 17, 2012

    SSION at Larimer Lounge, 10/16/12

    SSION @ LARIMER LOUNGE | 10/16/12 SSION's Cody Critcheloe has this ability to bring out the teenage idolatry in his audience; from the clothes to the attitude, there's an energetic desire from his followers to be just like whatever incarnation of himself Critcheloe is wearing at that moment in time ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    What's in your bag? Anne Rice novels and Madonna patches

    Fall is almost upon us, which means it's Tori Amos season! As the weather turned, we stumbled upon Eric Garcia, a guy who may have a professional day job, but still has fun with his wardrobe. Continue reading to discover his fashion philosophy, where he shops, and what he keeps in his backpack. S ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Street Style: "If you feel like a witch, then you should dress like a witch"

    On Saturday, when a collision of cultural celebrations -- the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo -- had people sporting big hats and sombreros all over town, one person's style statement definitely topped all others. Every witch way. Here's a look at this week's Denver street style.

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    April 23, 2012

    Beastie Boys Check Your Head turns twenty

    See Also: • Prince's Sign of the Times turns 25 • Velvet Underground & Nico turns 45 • More Today in History posts When the '80s became the '90s, everyone stepped up their game. Rap matured lyrically and became more sophisticated sonically, while rock became more intelligent and emotionally r ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Sacha Heppell: Q&A with the man who tried out to be a Broncos cheerleader

    In the two months that 21-year-old Sacha Heppell has taken hip-hop lessons with a private dance instructor, dude has developed some serious moves. So he decided to put them to good use: Yesterday, he got footloose at tryouts for the Denver Broncos cheerleading squad. And while he expected his day to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Weekend's best live music bets: Sleigh Bells, Cults, Heartless Bastards and more

    TGIF! You've worked hard all week, now it's time to coast into weekend. Plenty of great music on tap to help you unwind -- or get wound-up, as the case may be. Tonight at the Ogden, Sleigh Bells assaults the senses, Mojo Nixon kicks off a two-night stand at the Lion's Lair, JJ Grey and Mofro get the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Chartbreaker: Madonna's MDNA outsells Lionel Richie's Tuskegee (what year is this again?)

    Madonna nabs the top spot on the Billboard 200 with her new album, MDNA. The set, her twelfth studio album, is also her eighth number-one; Madonna is now second only to Barbra Streisand with the number of top albums, and even then Babz only leads by one. MDNA shifted 359,000 copies, nearly 80,000 mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    American Idol Top 9: Stevie Nicks helped make this season a competition again

    Kudos to Stevie Nicks, this week's guest mentor on American Idol. Last night, she helped turn a two-person race into anyone's game, as all song choices were spot-on --- songs by contestants' personal idols -- and for the first time since this season began, every single contestant brought out their b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Chartbreaker: Taylor Swift and The Hunger Games top Adele and One Direction this week

    Lots of noise on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the past two weeks, and it hasn't been from Adele...for once. Last week, newcomers One Direction made history as the first British import with a number-one album debut -- neither the Spice Girls nor the Beatles had albums ever debut at number one in ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012
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    August 1, 2011

    MTV's top five greatest on-air moments

    A very pregnant Kim Gordon, flanked by band mate Julie Cafritz and KennedyOnce upon a time, before reality TV cheapened television programming as a whole, MTV (thirty years old today) was a bastion of music culture that actually showcased cutting edge artists for the sake of art. Because the network ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Hard Rock Cafe's 40th Anniversary Memorbilia Tour hits Denver next week

    ​Hard Rock Cafe's 40th Anniversary Memorabilia Tour bus will be outside the Denver location at 500 16th Street for one day only on Wednesday, June 29, from noon to 7 p.m. The exhibit includes the top forty most iconic pieces of music memorabilia from Hard Rock's collection, including Buddy Hol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    In honor of Mother's Day this weekend: A list of the music world's top five hottest mamas

    ​Even though most of our moms aren't rock stars, some of them sure as hell seem like it. With their busy schedules and insane ability to multi-task, they deserve screaming fans and scads of cash. We know it's hard being just a suburban mom trying to juggle work and a family, so we got to think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Top five music videos based on movies

    ​Lil Wayne's delayed "6 Foot 7 Foot" video leaked and subsequently premiered yesterday. If you haven't seen it yet, let's just say director Hype Williams has outdone himself. He uses Inception as a jumping-off point, and in doing so, "6 Foot 7 Foot" joins a long list of music videos inspired b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Top Chef Just Desserts , round eight: CelebriTea sweepstakes

    Zac's dessert was Inspired by the Pink Panther​I really like this batch of contestants on Top Chef Just Desserts -- well, perhaps not "I focus on me" Morgan, who does seem to be a bully in the kitchen -- and also the general dynamic among them. Several are clearly fond of each other, and almos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Tonight: Justice League of Street Food's '80s party

    Rebecca Feder​The third Justice League of Street Food party is upon us. Tonight, in a lot behind the ballpark at 29th and Huron Street, the Deluxe Little Orange Rocket, the Inventing Room, Sully's Slice Truck, the Cupcake Truck, Biker Jim's, Steuben's, the Biscuit Bus, Pinche Tacos, Steamin' ... More >>

  • Music

    July 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga

    Wednesday, July 28, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Five artists who should just go Vegas, baby!

    Vegas, baby!​There comes a point in the career of any musical act where the only reasonable thing to do is to follow the trailblazing example of the King. By this we mean: Buy a lot of jumpsuits, move your bloated, fat ass to Las Vegas and basically become an ersatz version of your former glor ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Miike Snow

    Friday, April 9, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.

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    March 11, 2010
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    August 27, 2009

    Welcome Back, Heller

    An old favorite becomes a new club night.

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    August 27, 2009

    Welcome Back, Heller

    An old favorite becomes a new club night.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 27 edition

    Steamy.​It's not faux. It's Pho. Today in Cafe Society: • Up Close: Pho 95. • What's Cooking? Getting corny in the kitchen with Pete Marczyk. • Spike It: Top six things that could be improved by caffeine. • Guess where I'm eating? • Candy Girls: Twilight Sweethearts, Forbidden Fruit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Another weekend, another music format for The Truth

    Great White.​The new talk outlet known as The Truth, at 101.5 FM, is playing music on the weekends. But stylistically, the station is a lot less consistent than the right-wing flavor of its syndicated blab. At first, the outlet simply spun the same mix of hard rock and hip-hop as during an int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Record Store Day preview: The Flaming Lips meet the Black Keys

    The Flaming Lips have recorded more than their share of inspired covers over the years -- a fact that raises hopes for their latest, a collaboration with Stardeath and the White Dwarfs on the Madonna chestnut "Borderline." The song will be twinned on a seven-inch single produced for Record Store Day ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    Road to Nowhere

    The Motet plays to a Talking Heads fan base.

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008

    Rearview: The Week in Review (6/7/08-6/13/08)

    Here's a wrap-up of all the great stuff you missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy speculating what kind of family dust-up could lead Madonna's younger brother to write an unauthorized, tell-all biography. We're betting he didn't get what he asked for last Christmas...

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    May 22, 2008
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    May 2, 2008
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    April 24, 2008
  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    DJ Z-Trip

    Thursday, June 1, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 1-866-455-2263.

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Fully Charged

    Despite some lineup changes, Ion is still energized.

  • Music

    February 23, 2006

    DJ AM

    The Church

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    February 9, 2006
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    March 24, 2005

    Best Drag Troupe

    The Alterboys

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let's Go Crazy...Please!

    Only one man can save us from our own devastating lack of sex appeal.

  • Music

    December 11, 2003

    Club Scout

    Oscar G

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    June 19, 2003

    Chalk It Up

    Street painting Italian style will jazz up Larimer Square.

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Film

    March 15, 2001

    The More the Merrier

    From Brazil, a lovely bossa-nova fantasy -- with roots in feminist reality.

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Richard (Humpty) Vission

    Shut the Fuck Up and Dance
    (Tommy Boy)

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Critic's Choice

    And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

  • Music

    July 8, 1999

    More Songs of the Century

    Part two of a pre-millennial trek through a hundred years of pop music.

  • Music

    October 1, 1998

    Something Wild

    Former Warlock Pincher Dan Wanush returns with the Wild Canadians.

  • Music

    August 27, 1998

    Are You There, God? It's Me, Tori

    Tori Amos on her relationship with higher powers.

  • Culture

    September 18, 1997
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    June 5, 1997

    Erasing the Past

    Erasure's Vince Clarke visits America to check on the state of his baby: electronica.

  • Music

    August 17, 1994

    SHE AIN'T HEAVY

    SHE'S THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES' N'DEA DAVENPORT, A SOUL SONGSTRESS FOR THE NINETIES.

  • Music

    March 9, 1994

    THE KITTENS' MEOW

    CUTTING UP WITH THE CHAINSAW KITTENS.

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