James Neisler's lawyer says that his arrest for driving under the influence resulted in a life sentence -- to spending the rest of his days with only half a foot. Neisler is suing Correctional Healthcare Companies, the private firm in charge of his care while he was at Arapahoe County jail, and a n ... More >>
Hoodlab will be leaving its home in RiNo next month. The owners of the HoodLamb clothing line, which celebrates hemp and got its start in Amsterdam, moved their business into the building at 33rd and Larimer streets almost two years ago, and quickly turned it into a gathering place known for art, cu ... More >>
At this show at Seventh Circle Music Collective, Tim Holland (a.k.a. Sole) commanded a crowd that stretched well beyond his (storied) hip-hop roots. In addition to those fans, there were supporters of the punk bands that played on either side of his own set, there were people involved in the Denver ... More >>
Denver Disco resident DJ Falcon Punch -- or Avery Henderson, as he's known to folks back home in Minnesota -- recently moved to Boulder from Los Angeles. After graduating from Occidental College, where he majored in sociology and minored in music, he took a job at an ad agency in Boulder and immedia ... More >>
We're back with another fresh batch of Colorado hip-hop, all with stimulating videos to bring the tracks to life. First the often controversial Kevin Pistol returns with a track about his superior mic control, while Jahni Denver drops an inspiration track with help from Krizz Kaliko. Catch Lungs, me ... More >>
While many comics will play to their political or cultural bases, Ron White is virtually impossible to pin down to any one audience. First rising to fame through the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy and Larry The Cable Guy, he became a hero to conservatives with his pro-death penalty and ... More >>
A. Tom Collins, the five-piece band fronted by Aaron Collins, has a sound that's equal parts ragtime, honky tonk blues and tin pan alley. The outfit, which has smartly left its rough edges intact, is driven by Collins' piano and impassioned vocals, and while the act may teeter on the edge of chaos a ... More >>
Yesterday, in reporting about an Amendment 64 task force recommendation to consider purchase limits on cannabis for in-state residents, a marijuana attorney argued that such a move would result in pot prices going up in a big way. But Christian Sederberg, the A64 task force member who helped push t ... More >>
By now we've all heard about the European horse-meat "scandal," with bits of Mr. Ed being discovered in processed frozen-beef products -- everything from Burger King hamburger patties to lasagna. But why the hell is everyone freaking out? It's horse meat, not poison, and if horse meat were sold at g ... More >>
William Breathes's post about a federal court that rejected current evidence of marijuana's medical benefits brought a strong response from one of our readers. His post contrasts American policy on this issue to that of other places around the globe.
Even if you are rolling in dough, you won't need to spend much of it in order to eat pancakes and see art tonight. That's just one of the bargain entertainment options this weekend; others include seeing Santa and the Grinch duke it out for a wrestling title. Here are ten events that each cost less ... More >>
Over the summer, the Denver Art Museum explored the history and future of airport architecture through the design of local architect Curtis Fentress, the founder of Fentress Architects who designed Denver International Airport, including its iconic tent roof. Now highlights of the Now Boarding: Fent ... More >>
Michael Paglia visits the Denver Art Museum for this week's review, "Go van Gogh." The exhibit expands on the work of the revered post-impressionist artist, and it deserves the sold-out attention it's receiving. Continue reading for photos from Becoming van Gogh.
HoodLamb is a vibrant hemp company that landed in Colorado when it decided to expand beyond Europe, where it was founded almost two decades ago. With this area's growing cannabis culture, as well as lively art and music scenes, Denver seemed the perfect place to infuse with both its product and proj ... More >>
Our post last Friday about pro-gun and anti-gun responses to the Aurora theater shootings sparked quite a conversation, with one participant being a visitor from the U.K. unsettled by the sort of weapon availability touted by Texas Representative Louie Gohmert. The following comment is from a homegr ... More >>
See Also: • Tax Evasion: How to live like a rock star -- and pay taxes like one, too. As the saying goes: There are only two things that are certain and unavoidable in this life -- death and taxes. And while both might be causing folks to lose sleep these days (you didn't forget tax time is upon ... More >>
My first real experience with cannabis genetics involved smuggled Northern Lights seeds from the Picasso coffee shop in Amsterdam. Though I was just a kid and what I grew wasn't anything to brag about, the experience gave me a new love for the plant.
We've reported on the Denver Zine Library's fundraising campaign and what a little extra cash will mean to the volunteer crew that maintains this Denver treasure, located somewhat obscurely at 27 Social Centre in Jefferson Park. And though the DZL is already more than halfway to its goal of raising ... More >>
Norman Doray."A lot of DJ friends have told me Beta is amazing," says Norman Doray, whose collaboration with David Tort, "Chase the Sun," spent eight weeks this summer on Beatport's Top 10 chart. He'll be at the amazing Beta this Saturday, September 17, promoting Strictly Ibiza To Amsterdam, ... More >>
Although gypsy-jazz guitar pioneer Django Reinhardt died in 1953, there's been a steady stream of players inspired by him over the past few decades. One such player is Robin Nolan, who's been hailed as one of the world's leading guitarists in the Reinhardt tradition, in addition to being a fa ... More >>
Friday night is Basic Rhythm at Sugar House. Just Ben from Whomp Truck headlines the event with other locals, including DJ Matty vs. Just Al, Joshua Red, DJJD, Shapeshifter and Shaggy. Sugar House played host to a few different dance music events recently; this one will be more bass-heavy. ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
An international competition to design a special wildlife bridge for West Vail Pass has announced five finalists for the $40,000 grand prize -- two teams from New York and one each from Toronto, Philadelphia and Amsterdam. But local bridge builders shouldn't call foul. Each team is required ... More >>
Whether or not these Park Hill natives rode the short bus to school is irrelevant, because there is no doubt that these crazy bastards are the ones your mom told you not to play with. This eclectic group of MCs, producers and DJs use Shortbus as their outlet for their outlandish and truthfu ... More >>
Need to clear some space? Bring one of these.Have you caught World Cup fever -- and are you looking for somewhere awesome to view the 2010 final on Sunday? Look no further: The British Bulldog (2052 Stout Street) and the Colorado Rapids (who hosted the largest free outdoor soccer viewing even ... More >>
Medical pot attorney Tae Darnell says Amsterdam is eyeing Colorado's green rush.Among the more controversial elements of the state's pending overhaul of the medical marijuana industry, is a requirement that those operating dispensaries be Colorado residents -- a provision that at first sounds ... More >>
Photo by Leah MaupinUpdate 11/11/09: The full Brim Liski EP was released yesterday on Latenight Weeknight Records and is now available for download on iTunes for $5.99. We've just learned of a promising new group based here in Denver (with a connection to the Netherlands too, apparently). I ... More >>
Some lucky writer is waiting to inhale in the really Mile High City
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's long-running Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only (except for this week: Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, Alf ended up ... More >>
Can you ever have enough Harry Potter? The masterminds behind the franchise obviously don’t think so. The thousands of pages that comprise the books are looking more like a gateway drug every day. Once the taste is acquired, watching the movies is just a more efficient way to get the same fix. Th ... More >>
From the week of June 22, 2006
What it is, how to get it and what pod-casting means to the world of radio.
Discover a new world at Chinook Tavern: the Old World.
University of Denver Women's Tennis
Bubbling beneath the sweet-sounding hill music of the Hackensaw Boys is a wellspring of political discontent.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
The flowering of Holland's Bettie Serveert.