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  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    The Twelve Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

    Solid weekend of shows here in town, with legends like Death From Above 1979 playing in Boulder and Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis playing a pair of nights at Larmier Lounge. The rest of our picks follow. See also: 50 Photos That Prove Red Rocks Is the Most Beautiful Venue on the Planet

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Celebrate Rioja's Tenth Anniversary With These Ten Memorable Moments

    On November 22, 2004, when Jennifer Jasinski and Beth Gruitch opened Rioja in Larimer Square, that block wasn't the dining destination that it is today -- and chef Jen was far from a household name. Fast forward ten years, and Larimer Square is an eating Eden, with Gruitch and Jasinski adding to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Will Warren Hammond and Carrie Vaughn Go Where No Local Sci Fi Writers Have Gone Before?

    Carrie Vaughn is missing. It's a little after ten on a Sunday morning, and this year's MileHiCon -- Colorado's oldest science-fiction and fantasy convention -- is beginning its third and final day. In a Hyatt Regency Tech Center meeting room, a panel titled "Literary Genre or Marketing Label?" is f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Review: Mixing Painting and Sculpture Is a Winning Formula for Havu and Walker Galleries

    Bob Knox and Michael Clapper William Havu Gallery 1040 Cherokee Street Don Quade & Brandon Reese Walker Fine Art 300 West 11th Avenue Considering the nature of physics as it relates to rooms, it's easy to understand why gallery directors like to pair a painter, whose works can cover the walls, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    Reader: I Travel All Over, and Denver Is One of My Favorite Cities for Eating

    Last week Mark Antonation served up Ten Things Visitors Should Know About the Denver Dining Scene, including the crucial fact that this city's culinary contributions go far beyond the Denver omelette. Not only does Denver have great craft beer and bison, he points out, but it also has good very good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    Shovels and Rope Bring Denver Roots, Southern Soul to the Ogden

    Before Shovels and Rope performed Saturday night at the Ogden Theatre, the crowd there was trying to claim them. There was plenty of discussion about the potential Colorado roots of husband-and-wife-duo Michael Trent and Carry Ann Herst, who champion Charleston, South Carolina as their hometown. Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    Photos: Ten Most Memorable Federal Busts in Denver

    What were the biggest federal crimes associated with Denver? The FBI has shared a history of the Mile High City's office, complete with vivid descriptions of busts going back more than half a century. Continue to see our photo-illustrated picks for the ten most memorable, arrayed in chronological or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Reader: Hate to Break It to You, But Denver's Food Scene Is Atrocious

    What does a visitor to Denver need to know about the dining scene? That we have a history that stretches far beyond Denver omelettes, that there are many ethnic options, that the seafood in this landlocked city is plenty fresh, that's it's important to get out to the neighborhoods, and that yes, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    David Fodel and Janet Feder on Curating MediaLive 2014

    When David Fodel helped launch MediaLive two years ago, one of his goals for the performance-, workshop- and talk-filled symposium was to showcase artists who are exploring new forms of live audiovisual work. This year's three-day festival, which runs from November 14 through November 16, was co-cur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Review: Hong Seon Jang Goes Over the Moon -- and Under the Desk -- at David B. Smith

    There are only a few days left before the end of the official run of Hong Seon Jang: waxed/waned at David B. Smith Gallery. I say "official" because the show will be on view through the end of December by appointment. Born in Korea, where he earned his BFA at Dan Kook University, Jang moved to New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    The Nine Best Shows in Denver This Week

    Here's the weather update, in case you're planning your wardrobe for all this live music excitement: rain tomorrow, snow Tuesday and Wednesday and it's going to be sunny but cold on Thursday. Wear a hat when you see one of these shows: See also: The Nine Best Rock Bars in Denver

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1948: Robert Mitchum's Marijuana Bust

    I mentioned the story of Robert Mitchum to a marijuana consuming friend recently, and he had no idea who I was talking about. It's a shame, because Mitchum is one of America's first admitted pot-smoking Hollywood badasses. See, Robert Mitchum was the dude. Ladies loved him, he was a star in awesome ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Sexpot Comedy Launches Website That Takes Local Funny Business Seriously

    It just got easier to laugh in Denver. Kayvan Khalatbari, local ganjaprenuer, owner of three Sexy Pizza spots and godfather of the Sexpot series of comedy shows, just launched a new website that ties together many of the various strands that make up Denver's burgeoning comedy scene. The site, Sexpot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    A New Book on Hammond's Candies is a Sweet Trip into Denver's Past

    Eating local doesn't get sweeter than a visit to Hammond's Candies, Denver's 94-year-old candy factory, now immortalized in a History Press book, "Hammond's Candies: History Handmade in Denver." See also: Best Bargain Sweets Denver 2011 - The Oops Room

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Darrin Alfred

    #45: Darrin AlfredAs associate curator of architecture, design and graphics at the Denver Art Museum, Darrin Alfred -- who cut his teeth at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art before landing in Denver -- keeps the museum's design collection up-to-date, while curating such shows as 2009's popular ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Photos: 25 Reasons One Site Says You Shouldn't Move to Denver

    A few months back, we shared a post featuring twenty reasons why Denver sucks and you shouldn't move here, as seen on a poster whose creators actually love the Mile High City but don't want to see it overrun by newcomers. Likewise, Estately's recent list highlighting "25 Reasons You Should NEVER Liv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    49 of the Hi-Dive's Most Unbelievable Shows

    This weekend, the hi-dive is celebrating eleven years of existence, with two years under its current ownership. When the club opened for business in the old location of 7 South and Quixote's True Blue, it represented a sea change in places where one could see original, underground music. In its earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Kork-Ease Pop-Up Boutique Strides Into Buffalo Exchange in November

    Kork-Ease platform shoes -- particularly the iconic Ava style -- became wildly popular in the United States in the 1960s, "at the time when everything was colliding in this country," explains Kathy Teter, the event's media representative. "It was the beginning of the youth cultural movement, and eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    The Ten Best Comedy Events in Denver in November -- and a Bonus

    As the holiday season approaches, the entertainment calendar for the month holds a cornucopia of comic delights in store for local giggle gobblers. Sidling up to a table richly dressed with top notch performers, local comedy fans will be heartily stuffed and belly-sore by the month's end. With optio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Five Points Pizza: For Friends -- or Our Mutual Friend -- Only

    Eden Myles prides himself on his punk, no-hype attitude. He thinks Denver is getting too soft, which is why he injects a bit of punk into it when he can. His new venture making pizzas is a reflection of this attitude and his desire for simple, affordable, quality, Denver-esque food. Myles, a bagel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    One of the World's Best Run the Jewels Murals Is in Denver

    Run the Jewels is one of the most exciting musical projects happening now. The collaboration between Killer Mike and El-P is having something of a heyday, raising an amount of money that surprised even them for a cat-related remix project called Meow The Jewels, getting featured everywhere from Roll ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2014
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    October 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Review: Stoic & Genuine Is a Keeper

    Stoic & Genuine 1701 Wynkoop Street Aside from the name, everything about Stoic & Genuine shouts seafood. In the raw bar, oysters and crab legs glisten on ice. Emerald-glass floats, salvaged from fishing nets, fill a case by the hostess stand. Light bounces off mirrored panels like moonlight on sil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Marvel Characters Suit: Walt Disney Company Faces Colorado Firm Asking for Billions

    As any comic-book fan knows, superheroes that seem dead can later come back to life -- and something similar has happened with a superhero-centric lawsuit filed by Colorado-based Stan Lee Media, Incorporated (SLMI). The complaint seemingly died last year, but an appeal revived it, leading to a heari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Mary DeForest's Epic Adventure Led to the Latinometer -- a Classic Bullshit Detector

    Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The 50 best rap lyrics of all time: Complete list

    Last week, we took a look at the fifty worst rap lyrics of all time. Going through all the dreck and drivel to get to the crème de la crème of crappiness was tedious and rather exhausting. This week, we even things out by taking a look at the other end of the spectrum and examining rap lyrics to f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The twenty best hip-hop shows of 2012

    As much of a stronghold as our town is for EDM, Denver is also a hotbed of hip-hop. Although we've always held true to the assertion, and such a declaration would seem perfectly reasonable to even casual observers, the point was never driven home more definitively than when we took a look back at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Nikola Tesla's career is re-energized by cartoonist Matthew Inman

    It took a cartoonist to re-energize interest in eccentric scientist Nikola Tesla. Matthew Inman recently posted a piece on The Oatmeal, his comic website, explaining "Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived," and it's inspired more than a million dollars in donations to turn one of his ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009
  • Culture

    August 28, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

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    August 21, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

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    August 14, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

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    August 7, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

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    July 31, 2008

    Now Showing

    Capsule reviews of current exhibits

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 4/26/2007

  • Culture

    September 1, 2005

    Memory Lane

    A farewell to architect Eugene Sternberg and landscape architect Jane Silverstein Ries.

  • Culture

    April 28, 2005

    Firing Line

    A salute to the late, great James McKinnell, a master of Colorado ceramics.

  • News

    October 21, 2004

    The Alternative Voters Guide

    The Legislative Councils ballot-analysis booklet has inspired so many fights, it should be called the black-and-blue book. Heres our cure.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    For Better or Curse

    An FCC crackdown has radio stations on high alert.

  • Culture

    March 11, 2004

    Serious Fun

    New minimalism is championed at Rule, while it's new pop at + Zeile/Judish.

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Rock Steady

    Don't call Aesop Rock the savior of hip-hop. He's just trying to be original.

  • News

    January 31, 2002

    Revising the Standards

    A potential change in radio-frequency limits heats up a longstanding controversy.

  • Culture

    May 11, 2000

    Totally Abstract

    At 100 years old, abstract art still holds its shape.

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Disconnected

    As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.

  • Culture

    March 11, 1999
  • Film

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    July 9, 1998

    The Underclass

    Colorado's illegal immigrants find trouble even when they try to do things legally.

  • Music

    October 18, 1995

    A GLASS ACT

    COMPOSER PHILIP GLASS SEARCHES FOR A DIFFERENT KIND OF BEAUTY IN BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

  • News

    January 18, 1995

    SOUNDS OF SILENCE

    A GAG ORDER LEAVES TROUBLING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE QUIGLEY-ARONSON FEUD.

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