It's magic! This week, you can experience magical entertainments without having to open your wallet. The free fun includes everything from a screening of Christopher Nolan's magician movie The Prestige to getting a peek inside the Governor's Residence to a free outdoor concert. Share other free even ... More >>
Dan Sperry is the darker kind of magician. The self-labeled "anti-conjuror" says his magic is meant to test the limits of his audience's comfort zone -- and Sperry's Marilyn Manson/Edward Scissorhands look alone accomplishes that. But while his tricks sit on the edge of shocking, the illusionist say ... More >>
Is there life after death? After eighteen years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, most of them spent in the debilitating confines of death row, Damien Echols plans to find out.
In 1993 Echols, then eighteen, and two other Arkansas teenagers were arrested and charged with the murders of thre ... More >>
At Aiden Sinclair's magic show, you won't see any bunnies pulled out of hats or ladies cut in half. Sinclair describes From a Padded Room: An Evening in Colney Hatch Asylum, which plays at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 8, at the Tattered Cover LoDo event hall, as an empathic journey back in time to the ... More >>
It's been a busy sixteen months for Handsome Little Devils. In October 2011, the vaudevillian comedy troupe took its Squirm Burpee Circus act -- a blend of acrobatics, juggling and juggling -- to Broadway, enjoying a successful run at the New Victory Theatre and getting positive reviews in such litt ... More >>
"It's not your usual standard variety of variety show," deadpans Anabella Lafontaine, one of Denver's burlesque divas, when discussing Saturday night's Burlectronique event. "It's a little edgy. Most of it should be a lot of burlesque to totally different music -- not the classic bump-and-gri ... More >>
Tonight, Erica Sodos brings her magical variety show to the Mercury Cafe (2199 California St.) once again for an evening of mystery, poetry and of course, magic. Taking on a role generally played by men, the Boulder-based magician flips the script with her own spin on classic illusions and m ... More >>
Is there a wiki for this? Why yes, yes there is.Wikipedia may be the world's largest online encyclopedia, but lately its increasing credibility and citation of sources have sucked out all of its fun. What if you just want something to laugh at, like a page of bullshit you're never ever going ... More >>
When I was a kid the most awesome place in the mall was the magic/novelty shop. In addition to the rubber poop and hypnosis books, there was always some quirky middle-aged guy behind the counter demonstrating magic tricks to a crowd of boys age seven to thirteen.
Well, like everything else, the n ... More >>
The word magic often conjures images of beleaguered bunnies, plastic wands and elegant assistants, usually half-dressed and halved in pine boxes. Even with the latest resurgence of magic in popular culture, the tendency is to discard the mysterious art's rich history just as smug, swaggering, slei ... More >>
Just received word that psych-pop magicians Widowers are making an appearance on KVDU, the University of Denver's college radio station (wait, DU has a college radio station? Who knew?). Tune in to your Internet -- it appears that KVDU is an Internet-only radio station (sorry commuters!) from 4 to 6 ... More >>