The Blasters, due at the Lion's Lair tonight, May 6 and tomorrow, May 7, were founded in 35 years ago in Downey, California by brothers Phil and Dave Alvin along with drummer Bill Bateman and bassist John Bazz. Steeped in American music traditions, the band easily traverses through blues, rockabilly ... More >>
Temple Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950. And as she explains, that was a good time to be diagnosed: just a decade later, the conversation about the neural development disorder turned to blaming mothers for their children's different patterns of thinking. But Grandin's different patterns of ... More >>
Kenn Amdahl is an author, an entrepreneur, and something of a homespun polymath based in Broomfield Colorado. Frustrated by difficulties getting his book, an educational manual leavened by bits of whimsy, Amdahl founded Clearwater Publishing in 1990. Since then, Clearwater has released 11 books from ... More >>
We've almost reached the end of our countdown of rap's most dreadful lyrics. Think you can stomach ten more? Good. Purely by coincidence, today's selections feature some of hip-hop's most memorable scientific and mathematical gaffes. And we're not talking anything complicated, here; we mean basic ma ... More >>
Okay, so this morning I posted a contest giving one Cafe Society commenter (and a guest) the opportunity to swell their guts with beer and grub for free at Sunday's Justice League of Street Food bash, which gets started at 5 p.m. and takes place at the TAXI development -- specifically in (and around ... More >>
Artist Richard Vincent was memorialized at a service Saturday at the Denver Arts Student League. His sculpture that once graced the 16th Street Mall is just a memory, too, as is the legendary landmark it was designed to complement. Both are consigned to the storehouse of history.
Science writer Margaret Wertheim specializes in weighty topics, but she has a light touch when writing about science and mathematics. The author of several books dealing with theoretical physics within a cultural context as well as articles for numerous publications -- everything from the New York T ... More >>
After a billion hands of poker, University of Denver professor Robert Hannum knows when to hold 'em
Simone MotturaParticle physicist/author Paolo GiordanoPaolo Giordano was working on his doctorate in particle physics when he wrote The Solitude of Prime Numbers, a beautifully rendered tale of two misfit children whom Giordano compares to twin primes -- a prime number that differs from anot ... More >>
Does a late round pick swap represent equal value for Tony Scheffler?When Broncos tight end Tony Scheffler signed his tender offer, it was clear he'd be leaving, just as it was when Brandon Marshall did likewise. But who'da thunk a player this promising would bring in so little? As reported ... More >>
Monday, June 22, Oriental Theater, 303-455-2124.
Fort Collins ska masterminds, 12 Cents for Marvin, will be calling it a day with a pair of shows commemorating a dozen years together (although the band reports that it formed nearly a decade ago during college -- evidently, someone within the organization's doing new math or something) and nearly a ... More >>
Light and the Machines
A brilliant script shines through a muddy production.
Tuesday, March 4, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Friday, October 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Math and art combine forces in the Art + Math = X show.
My Calculus Beats Your Algebra (Self-released)
Brett Aune, Curious Theatre Company/ Bug Theatre
Curious Theatre Company
Proof proves to be a wonderful evening of theater.
Parents' Mathematics Institute
Community College of Aurora
An Aussie take on corporate mischief offers a good bad guy.
The acclaimed Proof concentrates on the formulas of human relationships.
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science
The School of Mines football team is kicking butt this year.
Manual High School earned extra credit for surviving the end of busing. But can it survive the CSAP?
Colorado's scholar athletes
Loveland Ski Resort
The Sculptured House