Carter Matthews, known better these days as Toy Box, is bringing a new voice to the Colorado EDM scene. With a live show complimented by live instrumentation, namely a 1911 Gibson mandolin, Matthews is putting a new slant on dance music. We spoke with the young producer about the multitude of influe ... More >>
A cast of well-known characters came to life at the Theater Threads luncheon last week. Hosted by Channel 9's Kirk Montgomery, the annual fundraiser for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts education program gave patrons an up-close and personal look at costumes from some of its Tony-winning pe ... More >>
The recent Tyler Perry movie Alex Cross was savaged by critics (it received a 30 percent score on Metacritic, while Rotten Tomatoes hit it with an ugly 12 percent ranking) and Box Office Mojo puts its worldwide receipts at just over $30 million -- ultra-mediocre by Perry's standards. But unlike the ... More >>
My first real experience with cannabis genetics involved smuggled Northern Lights seeds from the Picasso coffee shop in Amsterdam. Though I was just a kid and what I grew wasn't anything to brag about, the experience gave me a new love for the plant.
Sarah CassBrother and sister in Olympia, Washington earlier this year.This is one in a series of posts in honor of Denver Arts Week that salute some of our favorite people and places on the arts scene. I have watched my younger brother, Evan Kutz, build his artist's portfolio since he first ... More >>
Lori MidsonPete Ryan, executive chef/instructor at Cook Street School of Culinary Arts Pete Ryan Cook Street School of Culinary Arts 1937 Market Street 303-308-9300 www.cookstreet.com After a fifteen-month pan-pounding stint at Z Cuisine, in March Pete Ryan became the executive chef/instruc ... More >>
Meant to mention this in yesterday's American Idol post, but we ended up being so preoccupied with recounting the respective travails and eventual denouement of Lilly Scott and Haeley Vaughn, the two Colorado ladies ultimately picked to be included in the Top 24, that it completely slipped our minds ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current exhibits
Sugar House Denver
Amid a trio of great shows, Plus makes plans for the future.
The wormwood wonder may be legal now, but good luck finding any in this city.
Porcupine Tree's roots are spreading.
Chicano artists go beyond their identities in an important show at the CVA.
Doisneau's Paris captures an era
Tuesday, June 8, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984
African-American art is up at DU, while Mizel surveys the Jewish roots of the comics.
DAM houses a revealing Asian exhibit
Varying shades of abstraction fill the fall openers at Havu and Robischon.
The Real Deal
A Taste of the City
Matisse comes to Denver -- via Baltimore.