Carrie Knose, living in California, and Jason Bell, running a liquor store in Chicago, both dreamed of opening a brewery. But it wasn't until they met -- through mutual friends -- after moving independently to Colorado that the dream became reality. "We started talking beer and decided to make it h ... More >>
FRI | ICELANTIC'S WINTER ON THE ROCKS at RED ROCKS | 1/31/14 More than misogyny or materialism, intelligence and verbal skill are championed by Jurassic 5; the vocabulary is impressive and the verbal acrobatics the guys perform are outstanding. J5 carries the energy and excitement of a newer era gro ... More >>
Nate Booth Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant 1101 Walnut Street, Boulder 303-444-3690 riograndemexican.com This is part two of my interview with Nate Booth, exec chef of the Rio, Boulder; part one of our chat ran yesterday. What cookbooks and/or food-related reading material do you draw inspiration f ... More >>
SUN | MAZZY STAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 11/10/13 David Roback was a leading light in the Paisley Underground movement with his band Rain Parade. When that group split up in 1986, Roback formed another outfit, called Opal, with former Dream Syndicate bassist Kendra Smith. Opal released Happy Nightmare Ba ... More >>
ALT-J @ FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | THURS, 9/5/13 With prime slots this years's Coachella and millions of YouTube views, Alt-J is one of the hottest emerging acts in the country right now on the strength of its latest effort, The Lateness of the Hour. Alt-J sold out the Bluebird last spring, and this week ... More >>
BIG GIGANTIC @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 9/28/13 Last year, Big Gigantic's show at Red Rocks was the best EDM show of the year, and that speaks volumes considering how many other shows there were to choose from. There feeling of hometown pride was simply unmistakable as the outfit went into "Colorado ... More >>
Seriously funny musicians are compelled to seriously not make serious music, finding the absurd around every corner of a melodious jack-in-the-box. Pop goes the weasel 'cuz the weasel goes pop! When most musicians give in to an urge to create dramatic music, these comedic musicians can't help but ta ... More >>
10. CLUTCH @ BLACK SHEEP | MON, 3/18/13 Clutch has dodged being saddled with a label, primarily because of the illusion of reinvention it's projected with each album. But the truth is that it's just an illusion. Clutch is set in its ways, yet all of its music sounds like bold experimentation -- even ... More >>
ELECTRIC SIX @ LARIMER LOUNGE | TUES, 2/19/13 Electric Six has been bringing the party to the unwary for a decade. The group's songs combine '80s rock, disco and New Wave into a cranked-up, ultra-catchy sound all its own, with lyrics that mix a David Lee Roth-esque bravado with surreal barrages of i ... More >>
Patrick Canfield Trinity Grille 1801 Broadway 303-293-2288 www.trinitygrille.com This is part two of my chef and tell interview with the Trinity Grille's Patrick Canfield. Part one of our chat ran yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: Edwardo's in Westcliffe, Colorado. Going there always rem ... More >>
Update: Sadly, the number of ski deaths in Colorado this season has grown again. On Sunday, 24-year-old Joshua Allen of Tampa, Florida, was found in the trees of the Elk Run underneath the Outback lift at Keystone and airlifted to Summit Medical Center, where he later died.
As the Colorado Symphony Orchestra continues on without a music director, Austrian Christian Arming is slated to guest-conduct the season finale concerts this weekend. The all-Wagner greatest-hits program includes selections from Lohengrin, Flying Dutchman, Die Meistersinger, and Die Walkure, ... More >>
There was none of this.Despite the predictions of doomsayer Harold Camping, the Lord apparently did not see fit to visit destruction upon the earth Saturday, which passed somewhat unremarkably except that it was a particularly beautiful day. (Personally, I went to an apocalypse barbecue and a ... More >>
A Flickr photo.There's one week till Valentine's Day, and you'd better believe the restaurant industry knows it; our calendar is packed to overflowing this week with chocolate, wine and intimate dinners. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Lori MidsonBrad Rowell, chef at Colt & Gray, resolves to eat twenty percent less pork fat per day and replace that with twenty percent more Schlitz Haven't made your New Year's resolutions yet? That makes two of us. But instead of focusing on ourselves, we prodded more than two dozen Denver/ ... More >>
Prime Element. That's the new name of the trio formerly known as 3 the Hardway. But that's not the biggest news coming out of that camp today. After years of hard work, the threesome, made up of A.V.I.U.S., Cysko Rokwel and Es Nine, has linked up with Kamikazi Airlines, an imprint owned by ... More >>
Lori Midson As a countdown to the Best of Denver 2010, coming April 1, Cafe Society is serving up, in no particular order, a hundred of our favorite dishes in Denver. Send your own nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I always knew Happy/Bitter Bar's Mark Stoddard was driven, but I didn't realize he wanted to take on the world. In New York City last Sunday, Stoddard, Todd Thrasher (Washington, D.C.) and Sean Hoard (New York) were all named Cocktail World Cup U.S. finalists. And in a week, Stoddard will b ... More >>
Although New York-based indie act Vampire Weekend isn't releasing its highly anticipated sophomore effort, Contra, for another week, NPR is streaming the entire album until it hits the stores on Tuesday, January 12. Touring in support of the album, the band will trek across the UK and Europe in F ... More >>
Jared Boller knows how to mix it up.World Cocktail Week ends today. So let's raise a glass to Jared Boller, the award-winning mixologist who represented Denver in a recent article in USA Today that profiled a handful of alcohol alchemists around the country. Boller will be behind the bar at TAG, Tr ... More >>
Lily Allen, whose new album, It's Not Me, It's You, hits the streets next Tuesday, will stop at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 9, while New Zealand folk comedy duo Flight of the Conchords hit Red Rocks with Iron & Wine and Arj Barker on Saturday, May 15. A few other shows announced this w ... More >>
I am a serious science fiction geek. And while, in the food world, I generally contain my geekery to zombie movie references, Starblazers jokes, Blade Runner allegories and a recent, minor obsession with the high-tone weirdness of molecular gastronomy, lately I've been thinking about some of the ot ... More >>
Jared Boller has a whole lotta shaking going on. When I first talked to Jared Boller for Bite Metwo weeks ago, it was because he was one of the multitude unexpectedly let go by Jim Sullivan during the synchronized closures of Nine75 and Ocean. Then the head bartender at Ocean, Boller had been bac ... More >>
Laura Veirs and Liam Finn Friday, May 9, 2008 The Walnut Room Better Than: Six Months in a Leaky Boat. Digital looping pedals, which have been around for at least the past two decades, have made it fairly simple for one musician to sound like multiple musicians. A guy can lay down a phrase on guit ... More >>
Colorado lost one of its most talented resources in the war on crime a few weeks ago, when forensic psychiatrist John Macdonald passed away at the age of 87. A familiar figure to any reporter, cop, criminology student or thug interested in the state's most notorious killers over the latter half of t ... More >>
8.24.07 Le Meridien Hotel Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia South Pacific Subject: Death on the Zero Horizon PBC, A fatality introduced me to Niko and Chad a few days ago in Papeete, Tahiti. I had just arrived from Auckland and was settled in by the pool at my hotel, sneaking spikes of rum ... More >>
The Horndribbles will satisfy your animal urges.
Tuesday, May 10, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
The Return of the King marks a zenith in cinematic potential.
The stately game of cricket is winning young converts.
Frodo lives, amid outlandish spectacle, in The Lord of the Rings.
Aspen's Gentlemen ruggers seek to corral another national championship.
The city's millennium celebration is no Woodstock.
Cool River sells Denver diners down the river.
November 12 - 18, 1998