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  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Rodriguez at the 1STBANK Center, 4/30/13

    RODRIGUEZ @ 1STBANK CENTER | 4/30/13 When Rodriguez played "Sugar Man," the song that inspired the title of the movie that deservedly brought him very much back into the public consciousness, there was something mythical about the song. The performance matched the mystique. On stage, Rodriguez is gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Best of Coachella weekend two

    The first weekend of Coachella was cold, damp and wet. The second weekend of Coachella was hot, sultry, and steamy. This weekend meant tributes, tributes, tributes. From Levon Helms to Biggie, everyone got a shout-out. In between all that, Jeff Mangum came to the aid of fan in distress and our West ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Shotgun Willie's strip joint gets shout out on NPR's Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me! -- really!

    ​The latest edition of Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's enormously entertaining current-events quiz show, featured not one but two Colorado references -- including an unlikely plug for Shotgun Willie's, whose website proudly proclaims it to be the "Best Strip Club in Denver."

  • Film

    October 15, 2009
  • Culture

    October 30, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Foo Fighters: the original Westword review

    The younger Dave Grohl. Prior to seeing (and being knocked out by) the Foo Fighters during their September 8 Red Rocks show, I'd only seen the band once: back in 1995, during its first-ever Denver appearance. It'd only been a year or so since the suicide of Grohl's old boss, Nirvana leader Kurt Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008
  • Culture

    October 12, 2006


    Brief reviews of current shows

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    Urban Flight

    Rents are rising on South Broadway.

    Is Belmar the solution?

  • News

    August 18, 2005

    Big Flack Attack

    Hank Brown sidelines CU's public-relations team.

  • News

    June 23, 2005
  • Culture

    February 27, 2003

    That Pioneering Spirit

    CPAC is forty, and groundbreaker Betty Hahn is the guest of honor.

  • Culture

    November 21, 2002


    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

  • Culture

    November 7, 2002

    Hello Andy!

    American pop meets Japanese neo-pop at Denver's MCA.

  • Dining

    January 10, 2002

    Mumbo Jumbo

    No matter what this diner calls itself, the giant portions speak for themselves.

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Storme Warning!

    There could be rough times ahead for Shannon Ireland, cover girl -- and con man.

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Silent Night

    For Lieurance and Shirley Sullivan, the lights went out last Christmas, when Polly died.

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    Crop Circles

    There's an art in turning scraps into memories.

  • News

    May 27, 1999
  • Culture

    May 13, 1999
  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Who Stole Denver Burglar Alarm?

    Stew Jackson let one of Denver's oldest family-owned businesses slip away, but his bands play on.

  • News

    February 5, 1998

    The Oddest Couple

    He was thin, she was fat. He was passive, she was pushy. He's alive, she's dead.

  • Music

    September 25, 1997

    The Jeers of a Clown

    A major label tried to muzzle Violent J of the Insane Clown Posse. Here's why.

  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Last Call

    Nobody played the blues like Bobby Hornbuckle. Now he's living them to the end.

  • News

    June 14, 1995