This Sunday thousands of ganja enthusiasts will gather in Denver's Civic Center for what has become an annual rite of spring, the embrace of cannabis culture at 4:20 on 4/20. But this weekend also marks the peculiar collision of several more somber anniversaries, commemorating some of the worst days ... More >>
This Sunday, January 27, the drag kings of Denver will bring their handsome talents to the stage for a chance to compete in the national Mister USofA MI Pageant, which will be held in Oklahoma City this March. At this preliminary round, dubbed the "Carnival of Kings," potential Misters will be judge ... More >>
The Associated Press is reporting that the Reverend Jesse Jackson will meet today with the husband of an Aurora theater shooting victim. He's also said to be planning a press event near the apartment of suspected murderer James Holmes following a nationwide series of gun-violence gatherings over th ... More >>
Rod Blagojevich.Last December, we reported about convicted Illinois governor Rod "Blago" Blagojevich's desire to complete his sentence at FCI Englewood, a facility Forbes called one of the best places to serve time a few years back. Now, a U.S. District judge has granted his wish. But is the ... More >>
Rod Blagojevich.Word has it that disgraced but nicely coiffed former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich would like to complete his prison sentence at FCI Englewood, a facility Forbes called one of the best places to serve time a few years back. But ask about its reputation as a country club p ... More >>
Anwar al-Awlaki. Anwar al-Awlaki, a cleric with alleged ties to the Fort Hood shootings and the underwear bomber, was reportedly killed in Yemen, but his death strikes close to home. Born in New Mexico, he attended Colorado State, where he studied civil engineering and attended a mosque near ... More >>
No. 3.The 9/11 events being memorialized on Sunday, ten years after they shook the world, didn't take place in Colorado. But our state has no shortage of connections to terrorists -- and not only because plenty of them are housed at Florence's Supermax facility. Below, we look at the most pr ... More >>
via The Oklahoma City EgotistAn Oklahoma City restaurant slated to open its doors this week will feature gourmet onion burgers, "vintage modern decor" (according to EatAroundOKC) -- and, as pointed out by the Oklahoma City Egotist, a logo that looks like it was blatantly ripped off from one o ... More >>
With her classical training and her background singing country music, Lizzy Allen brings impressive chops to her role in Vitamins, which got its start in Greeley. And tonight at Red Rocks, she'll be putting that talent to work with the Flaming Lips, who have asked her once again to provide backing v ... More >>
Gruel it is for convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols.Terry Nichols has lost his drawn-out plea for more wholesome prison fare. Last Thursday, Colorado U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello dismissed the convicted Oklahoma City bomber conspirator's claims that he needs a diet of ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinNon from Oklahoma City set up shop on the sidewalk UMS Travelogue, Night Two 7.23.10 | Baker District/South Broadway I started my tour of South Broadway relatively late in the evening, heading south from the 404 Lounge at around 9:45 p.m. Turns out I still had plenty of time t ... More >>
A Flickr photoAn electric car prototype gets charged up in 1973.Amid all the peculiar anniversaries this week, ranging from the Oklahoma City bombing and Columbine to the annual obliteration of the 4/20 rituals, it's easy to forget that this is also the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. A soggy ... More >>
Teatro Jaguar Luna pulls strings at the Boulder Fringe Festival.
On January 22, new President Barack Obama signed an executive order promising that Guantanamo would go -- within a year. But closing the prison in Cuba -- and figuring out where to put the 229 suspected terrorists now held there -- has proved complicated. Moving at least some of them to facil ... More >>
Terry Nichols. Terry Nichols, who was convicted in the Denver-based Oklahoma City bombing trial and sentenced to life in prison at Colorado's supermax facility, has a lot of time on his hands -- and he's been filling it for much of 2009 with legal filings in which he complains about the food he's f ... More >>
Friday, March 13, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
My first interview with Ryan Hendrix, one of the co-founders of Oklahoma's Colourmusic, didn't happen for one reason or another. But he more than made up for it the second time around. He was incredibly generous with his time, and extremely interesting and honest, too. These qualities come through ... More >>
Tuesday, July 24, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.
The heart of rock and roll is still beating — in Loveland.
The race is not always to the swift, but Pastor Tom ensures a godly effort.
When terrorists breed hatred among us, they've already won the war.
The Byron G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse
Colorado has become one of the country's hubs for teaching, and learning, how to feel bad.
The Flaming Lips continue to win their race for the prize.
Dr. Tisha Dowe survived the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing. But can she survive Colorado Springs politics?
What gets lost in the heat of Denver's newspaper battle.
Should funds for Denver crime victims go to Oklahoma City bombing victims?
The journalists covering the Oklahoma City bombing trial have a few blowups of their own.
DR. NORM AND THE REST OF PATRIOT RADIO FACE THE APOCALYPSE. NOW.
THERE'S PLENTY OF FIRE IN THE FLAMING LIPS.