There's nothing more frustrating to your humble correspondent than a happy hour without food. Yes, liquor discounts are truer to the original spirit of happy hour, when folks would go out for pre-dinner drinks with little more than pretzels to sustain them. Now, most people eat around cocktails and ... More >>
With news of a revamped brunch menu, this week's venture took us to Root Down, initially on behalf of my roommate -- who recently received a gluten allergy diagnosis. She was looking forward to a menu accommodating of dietary restrictions -- with gluten-free and vegan options prominently noted -- a ... More >>
UPDATE: The correct answer to our contest question -- How many kegs of beer has the Justice League of Street Food untapped since its first event in 2009? -- is 131 kegs. The person who came the closest to that number, actually nailing it on the head, is ebethcheese. Ebethcheese, we'll send you an e- ... More >>
"Standing in an empty parking lot four years ago, I never dreamed that we'd be so successful, or that the city would embrace the Justice League they way it did," reflects Delores Tronco, who, along with a entrepreneurial cartel of committed chefs, restaurateurs and street-food slingers, started the ... More >>
Though the grills have been extinguished and the fireworks are over, there's no need for the fun to end. July is full of events that won't drain your finances, from art openings to dance parties to a film about Russian feminist punks. Read on for ten events this weekend that are all under $10, and i ... More >>
When three members of activist punk collective Pussy Riot were thrown in jail in February 2012 for a forty-second performance at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, the world was watching. And earlier this year, HBO released Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer, a documentary detailing the musicians' ... More >>
Sometimes flawless technique, inspired lyrics and a devoted fan base aren't enough. Sometimes you've gotta do something outlandish to step up your game and grab the world's attention. Some would say that getting on a stage and saying, "Hey! Watch what I'm doing!" might be considered attention-seekin ... More >>
What will be the big culinary trends in 2013? As we prepare for a new year in gastronomy, we posed that question to dozens of people in the local food business, everyone from chefs and pastry magicians to restaurant brokers and PR consultants, from brewers and grape gurus to realtors and pig farmers ... More >>
If you feel like dancing this week, boy have you come to the right place. There's a unreal number of enticing options, and we've got the full rundown for you, from Alex Celler and Kill the Noise tonight at Beta to EOTO tomorrow night at the Fillmore, Tone of Arc and much, much more. The Dance Card i ... More >>
Picking the Best Vegetarian Dish in a Non-Vegetarian Restaurant for the Best of Denver 2012 was a tough task. The owners of omnivorous restaurants have really gone above and beyond lately to cater to lacto-ovo vegetarians and totally plant-based eaters alike. In no particular order (save for number ... More >>
Lady Gaga won't let a face full of cereal stop her from being the biggest pop star yet."Marry The Night," Lady Gaga's new video has racked up eleven million views and counting since debuting this past Friday. The most surprising part isn't how many views the clip has registered as much as the ... More >>
Maria Mosina is almost as graceful a speaker as she is a dancer. Almost. A principal ballerina with the Colorado Ballet, Mosina began her career with the Bolshoi Ballet Grigorovich Company in Russia, and it is with a soft Russian accent that she describes her career as "completely natural" but "alwa ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Just in time for his tour with Sleigh Bells -- which kicks off tomorrow at the Clubhouse in Tempe, Arizona -- Travis Egedy, aka Pictureplane, gets a little love and viral video exposure from Lovepump United labelmates HEALTH. The Los Angeles dudes did a clean, flattering version of "Goth Star" at ... More >>
While last week's big announcement included Phish's three-night stand at the 1STBANK Center, a number of other shows were recently announced, most which are on are sale now. In addition to Kottonmouth Kings, Joshua Radin, Combichrist and Soulfly, lead by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera ... More >>
Marcus RothIt was a hell of a week for show announcements, including rock legends, reunion tours and bit of everything in between. One of the most anticipated tours of the year is Pavement, who played its first show in a decade in New Zealand yesterday (photo of the setlist of that show here) ... More >>
In addition to a number of shows announced this week, Live Nation is offering the 2010 Country Megaticket, which includes four shows at the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre including, the Country Throwdown featuring Montgomery Gentry, Little Big Town and more on Sunday, June 13, Tim McGraw with Lady A ... More >>
Small spaces do a lot with a little.
A star is bourne again in the thrilling culmination of the amnesiac-spy trilogy.
Chopsticks makes normal into something special.
Cafe Star has real star power.
DJ Nutmeg is moving out of the house, but its foundation is still strong.
Shows at Mizel, CU and Regis will soon close.
Where little folks rule
Politics dominate shows at two local galleries, as well as in Denver's new courthouse.
Forget the gold. Olympians can be swimming in a million bucks.
An arty -- and overarching -- love affair supports Girl on the Bridge.
In East-West, Russian expatriates returning home face the terror of the Stalin regime.
Bed and Sofa feels right at home.
Bed and Sofa at the New Nomad Theatre