Margaret Cho

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Ten Denver comedy events to look forward to in October 2013

    With two Halloween events, three filthy shows and three comedy contests, October humor is shaping up to be scary, sexy and heavily competitive. After a summer of record-breaking comedy festivals, you can fall into the autumnal weather with some bone-chilling monologues of creepy copulation with Bob ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Homophobia's still going strong in 21st-century comedy

    Homophobia in popular culture began to fade in the '70s, and for the most part was dead and gone by the '90s. With music, it began with disco and was stomped to death by riot grrrl. In film it was exposed with Boys in the Band, and deemed passé with My Own Private Idaho. Art and fashion have been g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Mike Birbiglia on funny sadness and self-deprecating comedy

    Mike Birbiglia is not interested in your laughter. Or at least, that's not all he's interested in. While most comedians shy away from long-form jokes -- for fear of not getting any laughs and being stuck with a sinking ship for ten minutes -- Birbiglia is all about the long-term relationship with hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Video: Christopher Dorner, ex-L.A. cop, presumed dead after fiery cabin standoff

    Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    June 8, 2010

    Further, Band of Horses, Uproar Festival shows announced

    ​Phil Lesh & Bob Weir's group Further, who helped kick off things at the 1stBank Center in March, return to the area for a two-night stand at Red Rocks on Friday and Saturday, September 24 and 25. The two Grateful Dead members will be joined by RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, Benovento-Russo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Clutch, Airborne Toxic Event, Chickenfoot Shows announced

    Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani and Chad Smith are ChickenfootOn the surface it might seem a bit strange throwing Joe Satriani, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith together, but the four apparently gelled so well that they decided to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008
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    May 7, 2008

    Mike Jones Gives Margaret Cho a Hand

    Before Margaret Cho arrived in town for the May 3 performance of her one-woman show, Beautiful, her manager contacted once-and-future masseuse Mike Jones, who’s back in Denver after putting his one-man play, Naked B4 God: Exposing the Hypocrisy of Ted Haggard, on hiatus. Cho wanted to meet Jones, ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
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    December 26, 2007

    Best 2007 - Los Angeles: Margaret Cho's Sensuous Sides

    As touted in this week's Backbeat, music editors from across the country asked luminaries from our respective towns to tell us what music they loved this year. Their picks appear below and on the subsequent pages. Margaret Cho has had her own TV show, a couple of best-selling books, a Grammy-nomi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    El Vez

    Thursday, December 14, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.

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    March 31, 2005

    The Cho-sen One

    Margaret Cho raises her political flag.

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    May 6, 2004

    The Kitsch Is All Right

    D.C. Gallery gives a high profile to lowbrow art

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    April 15, 2004

    Neverland Lands

    Colorado Ballet conjures its own Peter Pan

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Off Limits

    Blame Canada

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003
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    June 14, 1995