On August 6, Lady Gaga brought her ArtRave tour to Denver in support of her latest album, ARTPOP. In the crowd of fans waiting for admission we spotted a bartender from Miami, Kellyann Salinas, looking spectacular in a style that was fun and trendy. Keep reading to learn more about Salinas and where ... More >>
The weather will be great this weekend -- and so are the many bargain entertainment opportunities around town. You can see a free screening of Ghostbusters, dance your heart out or soak in the healing vibes at a gong bath -- all for under $10. See the online Westword calendar for more ideas of place ... More >>
The first Gunther Toody's in Denver is gone, and although there are still six more along the Front Range, the closing of this location at 4500 East Alameda opened the floodgates on a lot of memories. Bree Davies recalled how in the '90s, she met her first love in this fake '50s diner; regulars remem ... More >>
#52: Michelle Baldwin Seems like burlesque shows are a dime a dance these days in Denver. But back in the twentieth century, real vintage burlesque had pretty much died out here, along with the Curtis Street girly shows of a bygone era, after changing times and urban renewal wiped away downtown's t ... More >>
When Desperately Seeking Susan arrived in theaters in 1985, Madonna was already a star. In the movie, she played Susan -- who unknowingly trades places with co-star Rosanna Arquette's Roberta, a bored housewife -- and that character seemed uncannily similar to the real-life Madonna, only in widescr ... More >>
Sometimes people who work in the retail industry dress very elaborately; others stick to the basics, because they've became disenchanted with fashion. So we were lucky to spot Corissa Violette, manager of Pandora on the Hill, who displays a charming individuality. Read on to learn all about her styl ... More >>
Since Feminism & Co.'s inception, Melinda Barlow has a been a favored speaker at the MCA Denver's engaging spring series. Associate professor of film studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Barlow is also a well-versed film and video historian and curator who focuses on contemporary women ... More >>
The best frontmen and women all have something in common. Whether it's their ability to connect with a crowd or the swagger with which they carry themselves, their fashion sense, the intrigue that surrounds them or their reckless disregard for their own well being, they all have that ineffable "it" ... More >>
It's less than a week until the fat man in the red suit shimmies down the chimney, and we've already heard "White Christmas," "All I Want For Christmas Is You" and every other traditional song you can think of at least a thousand times since Thanksgiving. But there are a few songs out there, well-wr ... More >>
The Denver Cruisers have been known to get wild and wacky on their weekly Wednesday rides. (On their website, however, they will warn you: The group is not intended for hook-ups.) Last night's celebrity theme brought out the troops once again, this time in easy-to-recognize (and occasionally, imposs ... More >>
Our latest post about Sydney Spies, who landed a Syfy movie role following publicity generated by a high-school yearbook photo banned for sexiness, has been divisive, as usual. Here's a post from someone who's definitely pro-Sydney and thinks she's got a big future ahead of her.
The RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, and for the hundredth anniversary of that event Cullen's Upscale American Grille in Houston is offering a replication of the first-class passengers' last dinner. For a thousand bucks a plate, ten lucky diners can enjoy a ten-course meal that includes such dish ... More >>
It's a mildly fun fact that the original gimmick of the Smurfs -- created by Belgian cartoonist Peyo way back in the '50s -- was the "Smurf language", in which the small blue characters substitute that word for whatever verb, noun or adjective, depending on context. But it didn't really catch ... More >>
Billy Wilder is often credited as one of the golden age of film's most diverse and greatest directors -- he was, after all, nominated for several fistfuls of Academy Awards for films like Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment and more. To celebrate his staggering repertoire, the Mayan is kicking of ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... Figure 41. North Capitol Hill: Bent-out-of-shape bronze beauty emerges from blow hole. After hours of careful examination, the bronze statue pictured in figure 41 appears to be either a narcoleptic ballerina riding a stair-stepping ma ... More >>
The happy couple. Heidi’s Brooklyn Deli 831 Colorado Boulevard (and numerous other locations) 303-355-6494 Bronx Bomber Egg salad and pastrami $6.99 Pastrami and Egg Salad. The words go together awkwardly like Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe, Lyle Lovett and Julia Roberts, Michael Jackson and Pr ... More >>
The bloom is off this rose.
Capsule reviews of current shows
Capsule reviews of current shows.
Capsule reviews of current shows.
These road warriors are in love with a tollway.
Photography is highlighted at three central Denver galleries.
Brief reviews of current shows
Insignifance is more than entertaining.
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, of all places, is hosting a Warhol blockbuster.
My wife's an Old Fashioned girl.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Handbags and shoes and Barbies, oh my!
Little Voice fails to hit true notes in its portrayal of a withdrawn girl.
The City Council votes on the side of youth and music.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
Ed Debevic's and Mimi's proves that a little eater-tainment goes a long way.