Music is filled with surprises. For every good-looking rebel working diligently to bring sexy back, there's a bookish nerd sitting in a dim corner furiously scribbling esoteric poetry in a lyrics journal. Referencing literature is a surefire way to show the world that you're a sensitive soul with im ... More >>
Theater Esprit Asia, a new company founded by playwright, actor and choreographer Maria Cheng and stage, film and television veteran Tria Xiong, will start its inaugural season on May 30 at Aurora's Vintage Theater; the lineup will feature plays by Cheng, Rick Foster and Julia Cho.
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Mimi the Denver Zoo elephant is now eating bagels in heaven.
Mimi was euthanized Tuesday after what the zoo describes as "a natural decline in health." At 53, she was the oldest elephant at the Denver Zoo and the seventh oldest zoo elephant in the entire country. Mimi had been in hospice care for a ... More >>
The National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder needs some lessons in publicity. NIST's own David Wineland has just been named co-winner of the Nobel Prize for physics -- an incredibly prestigious honor for Wineland and the facility. Yet at this writing, there's no reference to the awa ... More >>
Mickey Hart (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) was one of the Grateful Dead's two drummers; along with Bill Kreutzmann, Hart helped weave the unique polyrhythms of the legendary band. Whether as a solo artist, with the Dead or as an activist, Hart always puts his heart and his being into his ... More >>
This is part one of my interview with Patrik Landberg, exec chef of Charcoal. Part two of our conversation will run in this space tomorrow.
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Patrik Landberg had no choice: It was either learn how to cook or succumb ... More >>
Sometimes all it takes to arouse our frontal lobes is a name that makes us stop and think. That's certainly the case with The Man with the Invisible Trousers, a title so curious we had to stop in and set up shop. Thankfully, the gameplay matches the title and we found it a rather enjoyable li ... More >>
HIghland: Winers Welcome.
The picture above proves that Senator Mark Udall's civility push is spreading from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to the neighborhoods of Denver. Where the "No whiners" doctrine reigned supreme in the Highland neighborhood, now comes the sign that "winers welco ... More >>