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  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Art and Fashion Collide at the Classic Tonight

    The Classic: An Art and Fashion Exhibit will fill Green Labs, a marijuana think tank and performance space, with music, style, art and design tonight. The event is two shows in one, and will introduce Instant Classic Standard Clothing, a new lifestyle and clothing brand. In advance of tonight's Clas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Ink Monstr Celebrates Sticker Art With Sticky Situation at Cluster Saturday

    Stickers are not just for stationary. Ink Monstr, a graphic design and print shop, will be taking over Cluster Studios for Sticky Situation, a one-night-only elite art show and competition on Saturday, October 18. And you can help choose the artist who moves on to the national contest. See also: R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2014

    Photos: Hilariously Untrue "Facts" About Denver on Uncyclopedia, Parts 1-10

    If you like learning from Drunk History, you'll be thrilled by the details about Denver offered on Uncyclopedia, which describes itself as "the Mother Ship of amateur comedy writing! (Amateur means we don't pay you to do it.)" The site's Denver page reveals fascinating information, such as that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    See How Nas Created His Masterpiece

    By Ian S. Port One rhyme in particular crystallizes the genius of Nas' 1994 classic, Illmatic. It comes in the song "One Love," which takes the form of a letter to a friend in prison: "Congratulations, you know you got a son," Nas raps. "I heard he looks like ya, why don't your lady write ya?" Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Denver Center for the Performing Arts Lost Two Men That Symbolized Its Past and Future

    The Denver Center for the Performing Arts transformed this city's cultural scene. But the DCPA, and arts in general, sustained two major blows last week: Randy Weeks, DCPA president, who would have been responsible for much of the future direction of the organization, passed away in London at the a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Colorado Was First State to Legalize Abortion: Why Are We Still Talking About It?

    The stunning avalanche of action set in motion by the U.S. Supreme Court's inaction on same-sex marriage last week shows just how quickly this country can change. So why, nearly fifty years after Colorado became the first state in the union to legalize abortion, have we not put this equally sticky ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    From Ink to The Frame, Jamin and Kiowa Winans Are Making Their Mark in the Movies

    Kiowa Winans stands in the garage of her West Highland home, shaking a lifeless child. "This is our stuffed Quinn," she says, clutching the little-girl-sized doll. She's referring to Quinn Hunchar, the actress who, at the age of eight, played Emma in the cult film Ink,. The movie was written and di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Judy Chicago Talks About Feminism, Art and Life at 75

    By the 1980s, feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago had secured a seat at the table of art history with her landmark installation, The Dinner Party. The triangular table, 48 feet on each side, was decorated with place-settings for 39 women from myth and history and celebrated another 999. The project l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Are You a Rocky Horror Virgin? Andrew Altman Tells You What To Expect This Weekend

    For nearly forty years, the Rocky Horror Picture Show has been A popular cult classic. Originally performed as a musical and later adapted into a B-movie, midnight showings of the sexual comedy began in theaters in the '70s and continue in some cities today. With audience participation and the oppor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Review: Plus Strikes Gold With Its Final Show, Jenny Morgan: The Golden Hour

    Jenny Morgan: The Golden Hour Plus Gallery 2501 Larimer Street Quickly heading to its closing date this coming Saturday, October 18, is Jenny Morgan: The Golden Hour at Plus Gallery, a small but compelling solo dedicated to this onetime Denver artist who now lives in New York. Morgan is notable bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Five Bakery-Cafes in Denver Where You'll Want to Sit for Hours

    When I moved here ten years ago, I had a hard time finding a bakery-cafe like the one I used to spend weekends at back in New York. My husband and I would show up at our favorite spot on the Upper West Side and order baguettes with jam and bowls of café au lait as big as the Sunday paper. After we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The Ten Best Shows This Weekend

    There's an insanely eclectic array of shows this weekend. Swallow Hill is celebrating its 35th Anniversary at the Paramount Theatre with Josh Ritter, Brett Dennen and Elle King. Nas performs his classic album, Illmatic at the Paramount. There's also the New Pornographers, Felice Brothers, the Hot Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    The 20 Best Vampire Movies, 1979 to the Present

    Our review of this week's Dracula Untold doesn't inspire much hope: "This Dracula Begins-style sword-and-fangs curio plays like someone said, 'What if we took a vampire flick but did a find-and-replace swapping out all that bare-neck sensuality for some video-game ass-kicking?'" But for every genre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Reader: Enough Bitching and Bitterness -- How About Some Positive Things About This Place?

    Red-sauce joints have been closing all over town, but there are still plenty to celebrate. Still, our list of the ten best old-school Italian restaurants in Denver led to a lengthy discussion of changes in northwest Denver -- officially Highland, but known for decades as the Northside, and once the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Five Scary Documentaries That Will Give You Nightmares

    "Based on a true story" are the scariest words that can appear in a horror movie. While Freddie and Jason may haunt our nightmares, there are real monsters that walk among us. That's why documentaries that tell true, terrifying tales can be more frightening than fiction. Here are our five favorite s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Photos: Nine Reasons HotPads Says You Should Move to Denver

    There are no shortage of reasons to move to Denver, as posts like this one demonstrate. But for the most part, the suggestions floated by HotPads.com are at least a little bit unusual, blending many of the Mile High City's cultural and economic qualities with the beautiful location in which it's set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    The Lida Project Takes Aim With Happiness Is a Warm Gun

    In the debate over gun safety, regulation and ownership, people keep firing off their partisan politics without giving the conversation a whole lot of thought. The LIDA Project wants to change that, says Tommy Sheridan, director of the troupe's latest production, Happiness in Warm Gun, a six-part s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Photos: 28 Colorado Businesses on Outside's 100 Best Places to Work List for 2014

    Outside magazine has put together an amazing list of the 100 best places to work in America -- a roster slanted toward businesses that are particularly friendly to active employees. And Colorado did extremely well, filling 28 of the slots. Moreover, many of the firms are independent, modest-sized an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    The Ten Best Movie Events in Denver in October

    Some say October is the month when the veil between the dead and the living vanishes. For movie lovers, this is no rare thing: We're used to the shadows of the past flickering before our eyes and yesterday's voices flooding our ears. And not just in horror films; after all, every movie -- even scien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Boulder's Ninox Has Men Covered With New Outerwear Line

    Ninox, a new apparel company based in Boulder, is bridging the gap between men's fashion and technical outerwear. Founders Greg Casals and Allie Thielens have applied their interest in modern design to innovative technological fabrics for a new line launching this fall. They took a few minutes from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Comedian Ryan Hamilton on Inspiration, Comic Competitions and More

    Ryan Hamilton has been around the block a time or two; the resident of New York City (who grew up in Idaho) was named one of Rolling Stone's Five Comics to Watch in 2012 and appeared on two seasons of Last Comic Standing, where he gave a good showing. He'll be performing at the downtown Comedy Works ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    DinnerLab's Pop-Up Experiment Comes to Denver

    Chef Danny Espinoza walked right off a flight from New York and was shuffled to a cramped kitchen in Arvada to cook for a hundred strangers. It was his first time on the line in Colorado. "I always wanted to come here," the vivacious Chicagoan chef says of Denver. "They're like, 'Hey, you're launchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Calling Denver Rappers of All Stripes to the Third Rap-A-Thon

    Tonight, the Savoy Events Center will once again be filled wall-to-wall with people from all walks of life who came for one reason: Rocking the mic. MCs from across Colorado will come together for the second Rap-A-Thon, which will feature art, fashion and hours of rhyming. See also: The "Controvers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    Was The Inaugural Cloak & Dagger Music Festival The Start Of Something Big?

    Brennan Bryarly, founder of the Hundred, put on his first festival this weekend, Cloak and Dagger, which was held in the Golden Triangle at City Hall and Vinyl and featured almost thirty electronic producers and DJs. The festival was in the works for two years. But when Bryarly first tried to put on ... More >>

  • Film

    September 25, 2014
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    September 25, 2014
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    September 25, 2014
  • 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

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    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

  • 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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