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    September 12, 2014

    Denver Post Officially for Sale

    Over recent months, there have been rumors aplenty that the Denver Post and other newspaper properties under the Digital First Media banner would soon be put up for sale -- a prospect supported by members of the Denver Newspaper Guild, who published an open letter earlier this week that essentially ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1937: American G.I. Gets Hassled by Stoned Mexican Prisoners

    To borrow a phrase the legendary American cinema masterpiece Anchorman: In the 1930s, Chicago-based writer Floyd Gibbons was the balls. The one-eyed war hero embodied the rough, tough American male image and dazzled the public with his syndicated stories in newspapers, radio and on television, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    Skanks Documents a Community Drag Musical in Birmingham, Alabama

    Even in the most conservative areas, theater provides a home for the misfits, the oddballs, the outcasts and the rebels. In his new documentary, Skanks, David McMahon follows a group of performers as they prepare to perform Billy Ray Brewton's raunchy drag musical Skanks in a One Horse Town, in Birm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    The Wonders of the Wonder View Tower Are on the Block: Going, Going, Gone

    A hundred miles east of Denver is a rise that, at around 5,900 feet, is the highest point between Denver and Kansas City -- or between Denver and Chicago, or between Denver and New York, depending on who's doing the measuring and who's doing the bragging. This rise marks what has traditionally been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Americas Latin Eco-Festival Builds the Latino Environmental Movement

    Writer Irene Vilar came from a political family. Her mother, who devoted herself to the struggle for Puerto Rican independence, spent decades in prison for political actions. Her family had two Episcopalian priests involved in liberation theology, a Latin American religious movement whose followers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Red Mango Goes Cold in the Lowenstein Complex

    Katie Reinisch kept her cool through four years as a communications director at the Colorado Legislature, so it wasn't surprising to learn she was having a blast running the frozen-yogurt spot, Red Mango, that she and her husband opened in the Lowenstein Complex in the summer of 2012. "We'd always w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Wolf Eyes' John Olson Talks About the Importance of Music Communities

    Wolf Eyes is among the most well-known bands to have come out of the world of noise music. But the act was never strictly noise -- its music, even early on, included experiments in texture and atmosphere that could terrify and inspire. What started as Nate Young's solo project now also includes John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Josh Hartwell Takes Off This Week With Grounded, Dylan Went Electric

    Josh Hartwell, writer, actor and director, is one of the area's treasures. A modest, diffident soul, he seems to prefer being out of the limelight, but we recently named him one of our 100 Colorado Creatives, and he'll be getting even more attention this week, when he directs George Brant's one-woma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Denver Newspaper Guild Advertises for New, Local Denver Post Owner

    For months, rumors have circulated that the Denver Post and other newspapers in the Digital First Media chain might be put up for sale by Alden Global Capital, DFM's majority owner. Thus far, that hasn't happened -- but many members of the Denver Newspaper Guild, which represents the majority of Po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Kathy Bacon Bringing Fashion to the Airwaves With Fashion Forward Radio

    What do you get when you cross a passion for fashion with an entrepreneurial spirit? Kathy Bacon, founder of Dress for Success Denver and Fashion Forward Radio. This longtime supporter of the scene took a few minutes away from the mike to answer a few questions about Fashion Forward Radio and the sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    In Valley Uprising, a Boulder Filmmaker Explores Yosemite's Climbing Counterculture

    In 2007, Sender Films began shooting interviews with rock climbers for a then-unnamed documentary about Yosemite National Park. At the time, the Boulder-based production house was already well-established as climbing filmmakers go, with four full-length movies and innumerable shorts to its credit. ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Bonanno Bros. Pizzeria Tosses its Last Pie at Park Meadows

    For more than a year Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria, Frank Bonanno's first restaurant outside of Denver city limits, made a go of it in a tough Park Meadows Shopping Center location -- tough for independent restaurateurs, at least, if not for the national chains. "We loved the mall -- the mall was kind t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    The Five Best Reunited Bands Playing Riot Fest

    If music festivals are good for one thing it's seeing great new bands. If they're good for anything else it's seeing bands you used to really like play again after a long hiatus. This year's Riot Fest has a great crop of both new and old acts, so for anyone that missed these bands the first time aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Governor Jack Brings Betsy Sodaro and More National Improv Stars to Denver

    Denver's Governor Jack has been busy in 2014 -- the improv group has been performing across the U.S. this year, hitting the Detroit Improv Festival, the Omaha Improv Festival, the Del Close Marathon in New York and, most recently, the Out of Bounds Comedy festival in Austin. The troupe of funny dude ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Review: Tiny Bistro Barbès Cooks Up Big Flavors

    Bistro Barbès 5021 East 28th Avenue 720-398-8085 It was early when we arrived at Bistro Barbès, a French-inspired 32-seater that opened this spring in the former home of Pary's on 28th (and, before that, Satchel's Market). Still, it would be another hour before guests outnumbered the good folks m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    The Three Owners of Cold Crush Have Big Plans for the Future

    On a recent Wednesday evening at Cold Crush, a customer sits on a high bar stool, eating a shrimp po' boy. The bar is half filled with twenty- and thirty-somethings, talking and sipping cocktails. Original art hangs on the red-brick walls. There are about twenty people in the building, but it's only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Harmony Hammond and Tirza True Latimer on Queer Feminist Abstraction

    Art naturally evolved from representation (pictures of things) toward abstraction, argued modernist art critic Clement Greenberg and his fellow formalists. Portraiture and landscape painting be damned: In pure art, paintings do nothing but express their essence as painting. But in the 1960s, paintin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    The Dish on Paul and Aileen Reilly, CRA's Exceptional Newcomer Award Winners

    After cooking around town, including at the late, lamented Encore, Paul Reilly and his sister, Aileen, finally got to open a place of their own last year. And what a place it is! Beast Bottle, at 719 East 17th Avenue, is the restaurant "we conjured in our heads since we were kids," Paul explains. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Reader: Let's Have a Panel of Experts Judge Between Black Sheep and Rosenberg's!

    It's been a big summer for Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen, which opened in July in a Welton Street storefront and has been packing in the customers ever since. But owner Josh Pollack's claims that he makes an authentic "New York-style" New York native Eden Myles has spent years in the bagel biz i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The Denver Bagel Versus The New York Bagel

    New York native Eden Myles has spent years in the bagel biz in Denver, so when Josh Pollack opened Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen and started touting his authentic "New York" bagel, he got a rise out of Myles. See also: Josh Pollack Is on a Roll With Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    A First Look at Nocturne, the Jazz Club Opening in RiNo Later This Year

    The building at 1330 27th Street has been a number of different thing over the last eight decades or so: it was a manufacturing space for dozens of years, a warehouse, an artist loft, a rave spot. A drummer lived there for awhile and it's the former home of NoDo Urban Garden Supply. But in the next ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 28, 2014
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    August 28, 2014
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    August 28, 2014

    Suitsupply Thinks Denver Men Are Ready to Look Good This Fall

    Suitsupply, a super-hip men's suit store in Cherry Creek North, is specializing in tailoring and style for its upcoming fall collection, in stores next month. Suitsupply is an Amsterdam-based company with dozens of stores in Europe; over the last few years, it's spread to the United States. Earlier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Hip-Hop Did Not Start the Way You Think it Did

    To hear most people tell it, the history of rap goes like this: MCs were originally rapping primarily to showcase their DJs. That is, until Sugar Hill Gang put out "Rapper's Delight" in 1979. It was the second rap record of all time and an enormous hit, proving there was a market for rapping on wax. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Ten Best Fashion Events in September for Kicking Off Fall in Denver

    We hate to see summer go, but September has plenty of fashion events to help make the transition easier -- at least for your wardrobe. From a night of boutique shopping in LoHi to the annual Cherry Creek Celebrate Fashion Show, here are ten events that will kick off the fall fashion season. See a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Five Reasons Why It Would Be Stupid To Demolish Boettcher Concert Hall

    I've never been a big fan of the City & County of Denver when it comes to architectural and artistic decisions. They've repeatedly dropped the ball on everything from I.M. Pei's Zeckendorf Plaza, which was demolished in 1996, to the proposed destruction of Civic Center Park's beauty in 2006, to runn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Josh Hartwell

    #61: Josh Hartwell The talented Josh Hartwell works with some of the region's best and most creative independent theater companies -- Curious Theatre, Boulder Ensemble Theatre and Buntport Theater, to name a few -- as both actor and director, but he's also an accomplished and award-winning playwrig ... 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
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    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

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    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.

  • 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
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    January 7, 1999
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    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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