Milli Vanilli

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Photos: Good Grammar Bandit is doing his teachers proud -- sort of

    There are two ways to look at the Rocky Mountain Safe Street Task Force's decision to dub a wanted bank robber the "Good Grammar Bandit." Either he's proof that our much-criticized education system is doing a better job of turning out literate graduates than is generally acknowledged or evidence of ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014

    Photos: $50K reward for Trash-Talking Bandits after biggest recent Colorado bank robbery

    They may have been dressed like paranoid beekeepers, but their foul-mouthed ways earned them a much tougher-sounding nickname: the Trash-Talking Bandits. And they're wanted for what the FBI believes is among the biggest bank robberies in Colorado history, as well as one with a bizarre aftermath. How ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Photos: Ten weirdest Colorado items found in FOUND Magazine, 2014 edition

    Back in 2012, Kelsey Whipple shared a collection of ten strange Colorado items from FOUND Magazine, a website and book series that specialize in notes, letters and photos sent in by folks from across the country -- many of them hilarious, poignant, disturbing or some combination thereof. Nearly two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Karl Denson's Tiny Universe at Ogden, 10/31/12

    KARL DENSON'S TINY UNIVERSE @ THE OGDEN THEATRE |10/31/12 Things witnessed last night at the Ogden Theatre, in no particular order: Rosie the Riveter breakdancing with a samurai; a priest making out with Little Orphan Annie; Milli Vanilli's Rob and Fab sharing a smoke outside; and a drunk monk. On ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Split Decision: Are DJs musicians?

    See also: Global Dance Festival Survival Guide Split Decision: Is vinyl obsolete? Split Decision: The Legend of Zelda Symphony With upwards of 20,000 kids descending on Red Rocks this weekend for Global Dance Fest 2012 -- a music festival made up mostly of DJ's -- it seemed like a good time to p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    What's in your bag? Anime and spray paint at PrideFest and Comic Con

    Last weekend was jam-packed with events all around Denver. The inaugural Denver Comic Con, PrideFest, Juneteenth and Father's Day, to name just a few, brought very diverse crowds out around the city. And that meant that very different fashion styles were seen on the street -- everything from the rai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Review: Fab Morvan of Milli Vanilli at PrideFest 2012, Civic Center Park amphitheatre, 6/16/12

    FAB MORVAN @ DENVER PRIDEFEST 2012 at CIVIC CENTER | 6.16.12 Denver PrideFest 2012 played host to the first solo American appearance of Fab Morvan -- better known as the brown-eyed one in the pop group Milli Vanilli, a group that was scandalized with the 1990 discovery that Morvan and Rob Pilatus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    PrideFest 2012 weekend: hotter (and more sunburned) than ever

    Like the PrideFest parades and celebrations of yore, Denver's 2012 edition left me sunburned, emotionally confused, laughing and borderline crying. I was laughing because, in my hour or so of parade watching, I saw at least ten rainbow streamer-covered flatbed trucks jammed with tiny under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Fab Morvan on performing Milli Vanilli songs solo for the first time in America at PrideFest

    See Also: Family-friendly or adults-only, PrideFest 2012 has celebrations for all Milli Vanilli will always be a part of pop culture history. In February 1990, the duo of Fabrice Morvan (due this Saturday at Denver PrideFest at Civic Center park) and Rob Pilatus won the Grammy for Best New Artist. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe on Beck, living in Germany and Bright Channel

    The Brian Jonestown Massacre (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) has been through ups and downs since 1990. But through it all, singer and primary songwriter Anton Newcombe, has steered the band through releasing more great albums per decade than most bands have across entire career. For the unini ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2012
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    September 3, 2011

    An interview with Ideal Fathers in advance of their farewell show tonight at the Larimer

    ​Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    1515 Restaurant exec chef Chuck James on Miracle Fruit, James Beard and cheeseburgers

    Lori MidsonChuck James, executive chef of 1515 Restaurant​It's just after eight on a Tuesday night when Chuck James slides into a booth after a long day on the line at 1515 Restaurant. He lets a heavy sigh escape before he springs into conversation. "This is the highlight of my career," he say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Q&A with Kevin Devine

    Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine, the subject of a profile in this week's Westword advancing his Sunday, May 24 gig at the Marquis Theatre with Miniature Tigers, The Rouge and Brian Bonz, is the rarest of interview subjects: a guy who listeners carefully to every ques ... More >>

  • Music

    April 9, 2009
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    February 17, 2009

    The Jukebox Effect

    I deejayed a Valentine's Day party at the Horseshoe Lounge on Saturday. The bar had a great vibe, as always, and the ample crowd was in the mood for a good party. It was the first time I ever had to play music for four and a half straight hours, and I was initially worried that I would: a) run out o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    Live Review: Mr. DIbbs & Rob Diktum

    Photo: Tom Murphy Calm Calm, Reflect June, Tullie, Ancient Mith and Mr. Dibbs & Rob Viktum Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Fox Theatre Better Than: A mainstream hip-hop show. I’m pretty sure I got to the show on time and Calm opened their set with one of their best songs – “Ginger’s Drumming Wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006

    More Messages: Caffeine Dreams

    There it was, hanging on the wall at St. Mark's Coffeehouse, looking little different from handmade notices alerting regulars to apartments for rent, bands in search of a new shredder or pets desperate for a new home. But in this case, the scrawled text referred to a couple of area publications that ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Stars Are Deaf, Too

    That's hot. Or not. The making of Paris Hilton's new video.

  • Music

    October 20, 2005


    Jason Mraz is in need of a remedy.

  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Overseas MP3s

    For just pennies a tune, you can build a primo music library and support free enterprise in Russia.

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of December 26, 2002

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    Rage Against the Machine

    Renegades (Epic)

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 22.

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Risky Business

    Rapper Dannell McNeil takes a chance with his own record label and a new album.

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    December 25, 1997
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    February 20, 1997
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    February 13, 1997

    Quiz Show

    Before you declare yourself a Grammy expert, let Backbeat test your skills.