Mike Mitchell

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Meet 100(ish) of Denver's best bands: part four

    Your new favorite band is from Denver -- you just have to find it! No small task in a city with thousands of artists and hundreds of venues, we know -- but you can start this weekend at the Westword Music Showcase. More than 140 of our favorite local artists will play sixteen stages around the Golde ... More >>

  • Music

    August 1, 2013
  • Music

    April 25, 2013

    Thief River

    Southbound to Nowhere

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Beehive Restaurant to open in former Saxy's Cafe

    What's the buzz? A more casual version of Denver's Beehive restaurant, which once occupied the address that's now home to Table 6, is slated to open this June in downtown Boulder, in the former home of Saxy's Cafe. Beehive chef/owner Janice Henning, who lives in Boulder, bought the space at 2018 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Another new-band alert: Meet Thief River, a group made up of former members of Rexway

    ​So evidently, we should have held off a bit longer posting that scene report yesterday. After that item went live, we received word that Primasonic had reached the end of the road, and this morning, we caught wind of another new group getting ready to hit the scene. Thief River is being led b ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Porch Songs

    Uncle Zant folks around at Shooting Star.

  • Music

    September 15, 2005

    Present Tens

    Ten Cent Redemption finds joy in making music without expectations.

  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Special Ed

    Young teens become super-empowered in Sky High.

  • Music

    August 21, 2003


    Last Call Scars (Hapi Skratch)

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Punching Through

    Rexway comes out swinging on a new album.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    The Pitch Is In, and It's Good

    Public schools accepting private-sector funds is becoming commonplace. But not everyone's money is good enough.