• Blogs

    February 17, 2014

    The best concerts in Denver this week

    TUES | MANOWAR at OGDEN THEATRE | 2/18/14 Manowar is powered by lyrics crowned in fantasy-flamed swords, armor, and everything having to do with metal warfare clashing into Norse mythology. Eric Adams's powerful vocals are steeped in wordy wizardry that really drives home the aggressive themes. "Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Occupy Denver profile: Lori Phillips is a veteran of the military as well as the resistance

    ​Mother Nature is not making it easy for Lori Phillips. As she attempts to explain her motivation for Occupy Denver, the wind is tossing the informational handouts at the group's front desk around like leaves. Combined with the constant stream of cars honking in support, it would be easy for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Michael Hancock: Prostitution-ring case taken over by feds as Denver cops get some distance

    Michael Hancock.​At this point, Denver Police Department reps aren't saying why they handed over the Denver Players prostitution investigation to the feds. But no need to exhume Nostradamus to figure it out. After all, there are approximately a gazillion reasons why the DPD would want to put ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Muve Music from Cricket: Our immediate impressions after taking it for a test spin

    It was somewhere around 8 o'clock when the woman in front started dancing like crazy. She had to be in her forties, maybe fifties. She was dancing to Snake Rattle Rattle Snake at the Walnut Room in front of a collection of VIPs who had been summoned to witness the launch of Cricket's new Muve Music. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Mile High Music Festival single day tickets on sale today

    ​Got your tickets to Mile High Music Festival yet? No? It's a month away -- what are you waiting for? Ah, you have to work on Sunday, and you can't afford a two-day pass? Good thing you waited. Starting today at 10 a.m., you can purchase single day advance tickets for $99.50 (or pick up sing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Ozzy Osbourne and ten other old dudes who should just hang it up already

    Like so many new albums from old dudes, it's not that Ozzy Osbourne's Scream, which was released today, is not good, per se -- it's that it's not needed. While Osbourne's new effort updates his shtick a bit -- it sounds like he's been listening to a long of Norwegian opera-metal and possibly some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Hearsay bits: VAUX ahead of its time, Lockerpartners create spots to Flip for and Ali Pierre writes tunes for Rhianna and Britney Spears

    Screen grab from an observant fellow VAUX fan who spied this before us.​ After all the work that went into compiling this year's Westword Music Showcase ballot, we needed a break last weekend. A break that involved watching Pretty in Pink, a flick we hadn't seen in a dozen years or more, on V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Colorado Rockies: We fearlessly predict... 98 wins this season

    Jim Tracy: One big reason for optimism.​On April 6 of last year -- opening day for the Colorado Rockies -- I fearlessly predicted that the team would end the 2009 campaign with a meager 72 victories. Early on, I looked like Nostradamus. But on May 29, after a dismal start, the team belatedly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Five fearless tech predictions for 2010

    Nostradamus predicted Twitter, but he never thought Facebook would be as big as it is.​The end of the year -- and the decade -- is just around the corner. So it seemed like a good time to pull out the old crystal ball and look ahead to the year and decade to come. Predicting technology is a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Brandon Marshall acquitted of battery in Atlanta trial

    Brandon Marshall and Rasheedah Watley in happier times.​Call me Nostradamus. Earlier today, I predicted that Brandon Marshall would skate in his misdemeanor battery trial in Atlanta -- and sure enough, he was just found not guilty. Moreover, the jury didn't exactly go into overtime. Members on ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2009

    Judas Priest

    Tuesday, August 11, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2008

    Top Ten Metal Albums of 2008

    In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2008

    Soap Box

    The Art Students League of Denver raises its voice.

  • Music

    June 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2007

    Return to The Real World

    Tyrie is the best The Real World has to offer. It's been a while since I last picked apart the travesty that is The Real World: Denver. And although it can be argued -- and rightfully so -- that I've been shirking my responsibilities, I'm blaming MTV. I mean, come on: How can I be expected to ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    No One Left Standing

    Reality television be damned, Aubrey Collins is still the one.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2005

    Glove Love

    Brawlroom Boxing promises big hits.

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Carolyn's Mother bids a fond farewell.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Slay Ride

    Still reigning in blood, Slayer gives the devil his due.

  • Music

    July 1, 2004

    Tickled Pink

    For the Legendary Pink Dots, madness is a soothing refuge from an intolerable world.

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    As the Smoke Clears

    How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?

  • Film

    January 1, 1998
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    October 19, 1994
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    February 16, 1994