Before Kassia Koukari parks Roberto, the three-wheeled delivery bike for Kassia's Pasta Farm, for the season, she wheeled him to the Infinite Monkey Theorem on Thursday night for the kickoff of Operation: Turkey Raisin', a food/fundraiser for Denver Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. Throug ... More >>
In recent years, commencement speakers for the University of Colorado at Boulder have either been controversial or underwhelming to the vast majority of the student body. But neither of these issues are likely to plague the 2013 graduation ceremony, scheduled for May 10, since the speaker chosen -- ... More >>
Groups of friends have been enjoying nights out in the nice weather this week -- and when it comes to street style, friends are always a good accessory. Education and insurance investor Melina Ward was spotted with her pals in tow, and was even wearing her friend's coat at the time. Continue reading ... More >>
Style Strike debuted yesterday in the plaza of the Denver Pavilions. In this home-grown reality show, host Samuel Schimek -- of the I Heart Denver store in the Pavilions -- chooses audience members with old, out-of-style accessories to "strike" and replace with new items that are actually in "style. ... More >>
With rare exceptions for the Smart Car, the tandem bike and whatever those contraptions are in the Dr. Seuss books, the human evolutionary process basically stopped when mankind progressed from two legs to two wheels. If you need proof of the superiority of the cycle, look no further than film, wher ... More >>
Yesterday morning, 22 people woke up sweating against each other in the same Occupy Denver fort. The situation was better than that one time they forgot to build in ventilation and woke up without air, but it reinforced the need for a second entrance. In the week that Occupy Denver's first se ... More >>
T.L. GallegosBurlesque and show tunes: Seems like a natural fit, so it's kind of surprising that tonight's premiere of Boobs Over Broadway is the first show-tunes-burlesque-extravaganza we've heard of. But Reyna Von Vett (aka Cora Vette) says this show has been a long time in the making.
Terribly sorry about that, David Tomlinson. Other than Valentine's Day -- a holiday people only celebrate because they are obligated to through some perverse, greeting card company-engineered social mechanism -- there's a pretty intense dry spell of holidays between New Year's Day and somewhe ... More >>
The Penguin as seen in "A Complex Villainelle."Most student film projects never get a screening outside the classroom. But the University of Colorado at Denver's Digital Animation Center takes a different approach. Instead of sending budding Scorseses out to make two dozen individual and utte ... More >>
Welcome to Baz Luhrmann's not-quite-marvelous land of Oz
Click here or on the cartoon thumbnail to see a larger image; it'll take a few seconds. Editor's note: In addition to the return of Hip Tip, Kenny Be's Worst Case Scenario will also appear regularly in The Latest Word. Here's the first installment. As Mary Poppins cheerfully intoned, "For every jo ... More >>
This Chatterley adaptation makes the orgasmic organic.
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Beatrix Potter gets an extreme makeover.
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years.
Emma Thompson's Nanny McPhee becomes a thing of beauty.
Elijah Wood as a soccer thug in Britain? Not bloody likely.
HIV infection is soaring in the Latino population. Can El Futuro slow it down?
The Decemberists make smart music, and damn the consequences.
From the week of July 3, 2003
Where little folks rule
The hills are alive with Sing-A-Long Sound of Music.
From the week of July 25, 2002
Goodbye, Dolly! COMA’s president steps down as a new guard moves in.
Christmas bells are ringing.
Sometime Kingston Trio member Bob Haworth has another gig--as the King of Fun.
Before you declare yourself a Grammy expert, let Backbeat test your skills.
THINGS YOU DID IN DENVER WHILE YOU WERE STOPPED DEAD IN TRAFFIC ON THE WAY TO DIA.