• Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    See Paul Felyk's Rescue From Marshall's Store Wall After Being Trapped for Three Days

    Anyone who's been out and about in the metro area over the past day or two knows how cold it's been. So was reported transient Paul Felyk just trying to get out of the conditions when he burrowed his way into the wall of a Marshall's store in Longmont? Or did he have other goals? We don't know those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    The Bear & the Rat Makes Frozen Yogurt For Dogs

    Like many Coloradans, I'm a little obsessed with my dog. He sleeps on my bed. He's attended concerts with me and even come on a vacation or two. And of course I'm obsessed with what he eats (or, rather, what I feed him). I won't bore you with the details, but it should suffice to say that my husband ... More >>

  • News

    July 3, 2014
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    November 22, 2013

    The best concerts to see in Denver this weekend

    SAT | CAT POWER at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/23/13 Cat Power is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Cat Power at Ogden Theatre, 01/24/13

    CAT POWER @ THE OGDEN THEATRE | 01/24/13 Cat Power -- better known as Chan Marshall and a Revolving Cast of Other Folks -- played a bizarrely unbalanced show last night at the Ogden. When it was good, it was transformative. When it was bad, it was hard not to feel a little sympathetic for the other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Dark Dark Dark's Nona Marie Invie on jumping in the water on tour after being cramped in a van

    Dark Dark Dark from Minneapolis makes music that draws from folk, jazz, modern classical and pop without showing favor to any of those elements in particular. Although the band's earlier material was largely written by singer/pianist Nona Marie Invie and fellow singer/clarinetist/banjo player Marsha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Justice at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 8/7/12

    JUSTICE @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 8.7.12 See Also: Justice, March 2008 profile Let's review last night's Justice set by the numbers. The number of towering Marshall amps outfitted with LED lights: eighteen. The estimated rank of those bad boys on the volume scale: eleven. The number of smooth-ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Wymond Miles on his time in Denver, Pinkku and his new album,Under the Pale Moon

    See Also: Tonight: Wymond Miles at the hi-dive Wymond Miles is better known to the rest of the world for his scintillating guitar work in the San Francisco psych-garage pop band the Fresh & Onlys. But Miles grew up in Aurora, and during the second half of the '90s and going on for around a decade, ... More >>

  • News

    July 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Wymond Miles on Pinkku and Sacred Bones

    Wymond Miles (due tonight at Twist and Shout and tomorrow night at The Gothic Theater) hails from Denver's completely unglamorous suburb directly to the east, Aurora. In the mid-'90s Miles started to become involved in the underground music scene in Denver, initially, and most notably, for his exper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2012

    Reader: Don't miss I'll Remember for You tonight

    You have one more chance to see Lisa Suarez's I'll Remember for You, which ends a short run at Su Teatro tonight. The play tells the story of Suarez's relationship with her mother, who suffers from Alzeheimer's. "There's this bond and this sacrifice and this emotion," says Su Teatro executive direct ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Behold the majesty of the Marshall Fridge

    Brace yourself: This is probably the coolest thing in the world we've seen, hands down, since the invention of the Smokey Amp. If you haven't seen it yet, this is the Marshall Fridge, and it's precisely what it sounds like, a refrigerator fashioned to resemble a Marshall stack, replete with an authe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Lauren Larson of Ume: "I want to help lead a whole new generation of female musicians."

    See Also: Q&A with Ted Stevens of Cursive, sharing the bill this Sunday. At this point, much has been mythologized about the badassery of Ume (due at the Larimer Lounge this Sunday, February 12). The heavy-rocking Texas trio is fronted by an almost precociously petite blonde, but Lauren Larson has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Big Gigantic, Jedi Mind Tricks and more

    Denver's best live music bets, weekend of January 20, 2012

  • Music

    August 4, 2011

    My Morning Jacket

    Thursday, August 4, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Marshall Vian Summers's latest message from God coming Sunday from Boulder (VIDEO)

    ​Those of you who think Sunday, February 6, is all about the Super Bowl matchup between the Packers and the Steelers are sadly misinformed. According to Joyce Johnson, spokeswoman for the Boulder-based Society for the New Message from God, the real news on that day involves the latest message ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    KOOL 105 veteran radio host J.J. McKay finally lands a new gig -- in Ketchikan, Alaska?

    J.J. McKay.​How tough a job market is it for radio professionals these days? J.J. McKay, who not all that many years ago was among the most popular morning-show personalities in Denver, has just taken a new gig in Ketchikan, Alaska, a community with an estimated population of just over 7,000. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Mighty 4 Denver: A Q&A with Fienz of Lordz of Finesse

    When it comes to hip-hop, Denver has a rich and vibrant history that extends back to the '80s. From seminal b-boy crews like D&S Connection, Radioactive and Dancers Unique to latter day torch bearers like LOF, Our Scenario, GWT. Can't forget the first wave graf artists like Zone, Jayzer, Rasta 68, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Broncos team photos not a pretty pictures -- after disgruntled fans rip them to shreds

    ​ It's hard to know what was more depressing yesterday as the once 6-0 Broncos lost to the lowly Kansas City Chiefs at home to finish the season 8-8: The sarcastic chants of "Throw it to Marshall" from fans who were angry that the Pro Bowl wide receiver had been benched by his arrogant coach? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Post: "Marshall may want out." You think?

    ​ this morning is anchored by a story headlined, dramatically, "Marshall may want out." Huh. I wonder what makes them think that? Was it the time Marshall requested a trade from the team? Or maybe the time he sent a goodbye message on his web site? Or perhaps the time he admi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Over the Weekend: The Black Keys at The Fox

    Kiernan Maletsky The Black Keys, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons Friday, July 17 The Fox Better Than:Engine oil under your fingernails, sweat running down your back and your car in good working order once again. Zero frills. A white drum kit with two toms and three cymbals, a bag of extra sticks h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Denver Blogs: Contemplating a post-Marshall world (It ain't pretty)

    The daily blog roundup. Send links. Who will the Broncos turn to if Marshall gets traded? (Mile High Report) The governor's chief of staff is still his chief of staff, according to him. Do you believe him? (Colorado Pols) Guns, booze, and Joe the Plummer. My kind of party. (Face the State)

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Q&A with the Church's Marty Wilson-Piper

    Twenty-nine years into its career, the Church recently released Untitled #23, one of its most accomplished works in an already remarkable string of albums over the last decade. We had a chance to have a candid conversation about the band's music, the true meaning of artistic significance and its daz ... More >>

  • Music

    April 23, 2009
  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008

    Dog Day of Winter

    The CRCG’s Holiday Party is a furry, four-footed festival.

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    Go, Dog, Go!

    PETCO seeks the nation's fastest Chihuahua.

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Cat Power


  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007

    R.I.P. Broncos 2007 Season

    Dearly Beloved, We are gathered here today to mourn the loss(es) of the Broncos 2007 season. When good teams are killed off at such an early stage, it’s tempting to look back with anger and bitterness. The shocking defeat at the hands of the Raiders leaves us confused and searching for answers. T ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 23, 2007

    Last Night: Electric Six, Gore Gore Girls and We Are the Fury @ Larimer Lounge

    Electric Six, Gore Gore Girls and We Are the Fury October 22, 2007, Larimer Lounge Better than: Trying to remember an album name like I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me from Being the Master “Kill Hollywood Rock” was stenciled on the guitar player’s Marshall cabinet, w ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Tag the Fag

    A queer turn of events on a Colorado Springs playground.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2007

    Woman's Best Friend

    The only messages Marshall gets on his MySpace page are from nubile, barely-legal girls who would like nothing better than to get to know Marshall. Some of them are horny. Some of them are lonely. Some send their Yahoo! instant message or MSN Messenger IDs so that Marshall can talk to them in real t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007

    More Messages: The Don of Denver Radio

    As noted in this week's Message column, Don Howe could be the most aggressive radio executive in recent Denver broadcasting history -- and as a result, he's made plenty of enemies over the years. Among them is radio longtimer J.J. McKay, who co-hosted the morning show on rock-oldies outlet KOOL 105 ... More >>

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    Tartar Lamb

    Saturday, January 13, West Side Books, 303-480-0220.

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    More Messages: Coaching Change

    Circa early 2006, J.J. McKay and Rick "The Coach" Marshall (seen in the foreground of the accompanying publicity shot) were mainstays of KOOL 105's s0-called Kool Morning Krew, and they were doing fine in the ratings. According to McKay, "We were number eight with adults from 25-54, number three for ... More >>

  • Music

    August 31, 2006

    Nine Lives

    Chan Marshall finds her way back to touring following a bout with exhaustion.

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    On the Attack

    Massive Attack is more dangerous than ever.

  • Music

    April 20, 2006


    The Back Room (Fader)

  • Music

    February 9, 2006

    Cat Power

    The Greatest (Matador)

  • News

    December 29, 2005

    What Was So Funny?

    We laughed until it hurt in 2005.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Big League Bash

    The Black Eyed Peas get this party started.

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Celebrate Solstice

    The day is short, but the night is long

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2003

    Denver in Denver

    Almost Heaven returns with a free show

  • Film

    August 8, 2002

    Free Willies

    The Cockettes brings back nostalgia for a gay old time.

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Hit Pick


  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Courting Chaos

    When the workers' compensation appeals system bogged down, judges felt the pain, too.

  • Music

    July 15, 1999
  • Music

    May 13, 1999
  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Leading the Attack

    England's Massive Attack is still making the Nineties more interesting.

  • News

    October 12, 1994



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