Millions of dollars in tax revenue are now pouring into Colorado's coffers due to recreational marijuana sales. And that's not to mention the personal-liberties victory that came when limited amounts of cannabis was legalized for personal adult use and consumption. Yet Governor John Hickenlooper w ... More >>
Carter Matthews, known better these days as Toy Box, is bringing a new voice to the Colorado EDM scene. With a live show complimented by live instrumentation, namely a 1911 Gibson mandolin, Matthews is putting a new slant on dance music. We spoke with the young producer about the multitude of influe ... More >>
Gallup has released a new poll that measures the most religious communities -- a list topped by the Provo-Orem, Utah area, where 77 percent of respondents described themselves as "very religious." What about the least religious places? Gallup calculated that, too, with none other than Boulder finis ... More >>
Artist Rachelle Beaudoin examines the female identity in popular culture using commercial icongraphy. Challenging what is presented as mainstream feminine sexuality, Beaudoin's take on figure-shaping and labeling is as jarring as it is thought-provoking. This Saturday, March 16, Beaudoin will be per ... More >>
It's been a long time coming. After a bill to legalize civil unions in Colorado fell short in both 2011 and last year, the measure finally passed the Colorado House today. Next, the legislation heads to the desk of Governor John Hickenlooper, who's promised to sign it. This breakthrough delights B ... More >>
MOUSE ON MARS @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL |2/23/13 As visuals flashed, streamed, scrolled, blinked, increased in luminosity and otherwise conspired to reflect the jittery, glitchy, sometimes manic and always dynamic flow of sounds being produced by Mouse on Mars, Andi Toma and Jan St. Werner stood behind a ... More >>
Crazy Mountain Brewing isn't leaving its home in Eagle County, but the rapidly-expanding beer-maker is looking for a spot in the Denver area to open a second brewery by the end of next year. "We are certainly eyeballing that possibility, and all options are on the table," says Crazy Mountain founde ... More >>
Close to midnight on Wednesday, Boulder police began receiving calls from people who heard a puppy in such apparent agony that one of them reportedly thought she had hit it with her car. Nope. Instead, cops believe Edward McMorris hit the dog, named Tater, with his foot -- over and over again.
Uselma Duncan is not a household name. He was not a world-famous artist or poet, and he wasn't abundantly wealthy. Uselma Duncan was a dry goods clerk who fought on the side of the North during the early months of the Civil War. He represents a faceless, nameless number -- one of the millions of ind ... More >>
As we noted in our collection of James Holmes memes, bad-taste attempts to mine chuckles from the Aurora theater shooting have been proliferating on the fringes of the Internet. But last week, Dane Cook, one of the country's best-known stand-up comedians, waded into this territory, too, via an on-st ... More >>
In addition to campaigns and super PACs pouring money into local television ads, one of the many (dubious?) perks of Colorado being a key swing state in the presidential election is lots and lots of polls. And there's good reason for all the attention: It's shaping up to be a very close race here. ... More >>
National pundits have been touting John Hickenlooper as a potential presidential candidate in 2016, with perhaps a slot as Barack Obama's 2012 running mate as a warm-up. And lately, Hick's been sounding very vice-presidential -- if Obama is looking for a veep as gaffe-daffy as Joe Biden.
Earlier this month, Colorado Republican Party chairman Ryan Call argued that this year's Colorado Republican Caucus will mean more than ever, in part because the date was moved up to February 7. When Mitt Romney looked poised to sweep Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, this claim looked suspect ... More >>
Colorado's first caucuses were modestly attended affairs that didn't have a sizable impact on the presidential choices of either major party. But turnout jumped four years ago, especially for the Democratic caucus that boosted Barack Obama. Predictably, Colorado Republican Party chairman Ryan Call i ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Zac Brown is due at Red Rocks, followed by Jay-Z and Kanye West at the Pepsi Center and Neon Indian at the Bluebird in October. On local radio, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, Flashlights and King Mob got some spins. Mea ... More >>
Jim Caruso and George Stranahan. It took a few laps around the block and a sprint through the rain to find the Flying Dog Brewing Company's new Denver tap room, at 2330 Broadway, but it was worth the hunt. The tiny but brightly-painted space (it's on the east side of an apartment/office bui ... More >>
Letters from the week of 1/27/2008
Hillary is not the first or last to be a crying shame.
Local media go-to people.
Contemporary realism is on display at Robischon, while get-realism takes over at RMCAD.
With its haunting debut, the Arcade Fire keeps it in the family.
The weirdo auteur drives morbidly toward his own money shot in The Brown Bunny.
Western State seeks to save its ski team with a dash for private cash.
Get ready for Denver's close-up.
Ice Cube's words now ring hollow for one of his students.
Doctor Kamler talks about his life and his book, Surviving the Extremes.
GOP of the heap
An attempt to mingle two seafaring stories leaves viewers adrift.
DU's hockey team is making noise again.
Tidings of Good Cake
If Rick Rosner can master high school, he can certainly master Millionaire.
Protestors in other areas aren't faring any better.
The only cocktails at the Denver County Jail this New Year's Eve were fruit cocktails.
Random Hearts beat slowly. Very slowly.
Colorado’s nurses are sick of a system that ruins careers over minor complaints.
The Nobodys talk about the joy of punk pornography.
Joe Queer makes punk that's built to last.
Tobacco lobbyists do a smokin' business with politicians.