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    September 25, 2014
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    November 12, 2013

    David Sedaris and the true meaning of blue-collar comedy

    "Blue collar comedy" is often viewed as synonymous with words like "dumb," "cheap" and "Republican." It was largely co-opted by Jeff Foxworthy's low-brow comedy tour, and since then you really can't discuss the humor that comes out of labor-work without everyone assuming you have a Support the Troop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, September 16-19

    Whether you want to travel to the early-1930s glamour of Josef von Sternberg's Blonde Venus, celebrate the music of Amy Winehouse, or enter into an artistic exploration of an empty room, there are plenty of ways to escape the reality of dreary Denver this week. And these three are completely free! S ... More >>

  • News

    May 9, 2013
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    April 10, 2013

    Denver's five best comedy venues

    While it's true that a venue can make or break the show regardless of the talent on stage, this is doubly true with comedy. Location, comfort level, atmosphere, drink prices and, yes, quality of performers all play a large role in whether a comedy fan will Google your location when making Saturday n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Susan Claassen becomes a fashion icon in A Conversation With Edith Head

    A Hollywood stylist before the term was even coined, costume designer Edith Head was the imagination behind the wardrobes for hundreds of films. For decades, the petite, behind-the-scenes boss oversaw a majority of Paramount's clothing-design work, dressing stars like Elizabeth Taylor and Bette Davi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Smoking at Paramount Cafe and 86'd from Coyote Ugly: happy birthday, 16th Street Mall

    Being the inappropriately dramatic individual I am, it would be appropriate to say I have a love-hate relationship with the 16th Street Mall. But both love and hate are words that are too strong for my feelings about the mall. Although I'm inclined to admire anything built around the activity of sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    (UPDATE) New Concerts: Skrillex vs Knife Party, Bob Dylan and Green Day at 1STBANK

    A bunch of new shows this week. The two biggest of the bunch: Bob Dylan, whose new album, Tempest , hits the stores today, is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a two-night stand in late October, and Green Day, due for a date at the Broomfield venue in February. Trans-Siberian Orchestra, meanwhile, br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Get your tickets now for the Denver Center Theatre Company's 2012-2013 season

    People get lazy in the summertime, but it's time to wake up: The fall theater season is only weeks away, and Denver Center Theatre Company tickets are now on sale. The focus may be on The Book of Mormon, which opens today in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, but when Mormon leaves, the DCTC season ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    A picnic at Steuben's, beer and wine dinners and more on this week's calendar

    There's plenty on the culinary calendar this week, everything from picnics to pizza. Here's just a taste:

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Denver Center Theatre Company announces 2012-13 schedule

    Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Kent Thompson has chosen his 2012-13 lineup. It contains some safe choices, some doubtless designed to appeal to high schoolers, the requisite Christmas show (not A Christmas Carol this time, but White Christmas), two scripts selected from this year's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Where did Michael Pollan eat post-Denver speech? Fuel Cafe

    If food is, indeed, the next rock-and-roll, as Ferran Adria once said, then Michael Pollan is certainly one of its superstars; the author and professor has made major inroads in how we all think about what goes into our body, using his body of work -- which includes Botany of Desire, Omnivore's Dile ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Lykke Li, Tech N9Ne, Lucinda Williams, City and Colour and a slew of CD release shows

    Catch Lykke Li tonight at the Ogden​There's an astounding number of great shows to pick from this weekend in the Mile High City: Lykke Li at the Ogden, Tech N9Ne kicks off his two-night Denver run with an intimate show tonight at the Summit Music Hall, followed by an appearance at the Fillmore ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2011
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    November 3, 2010

    Sufjan Stevens at the Paramount, 11/2/10

    Britt Chester​ SUFJAN STEVENS With DM Stith 11.2.10 | Paramount Theatre "I'm high," someone near me whispered with a wink just before the lights went down and Sufjan Stevens's band of black v-necked-tee-shirted accompanists started tuning their instruments together in a cacophony of sound. A ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 8, 2010
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    June 7, 2010

    Under a Blood Red Sky to help soften the blow of U2's postponment

    Bummed out that Bono and his U2 compadres won't be at Invesco this weekend? Yeah? So are we. Luckily, we have Under a Blood Red Sky, Denver's trusty rusty U2 tribute band, which has pulled together a gig this weekend at the Hard Rock Cafe this weekend to help us forget that we're now going to have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Guy Fieri: A reader review

    ​ Eric, who won the tickets to see Guy Fieri at the Paramount Wednesday night, posted this comment about the show -- which we've pulled up so that everyone else knows what they missed: "Thanks so much for the tickets to see the Culinary Road Show. The best word I can use to describe it is sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    This Just In: Alice in Chains, Experience Hendrix, Gov't Mule shows announced

    ​Alice in Chains hits the road in February in support of Black Gives Way to Blue, its first studio album in fourteen years, and with new singer William DuVall, who took over vocal duties for the band after original singer Layne Staley passed away in 2002. The band hits the Fillmore Auditorium Frid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Over the weekend: Puscifer at the Paramount Theatre

    Puscifer (Aaron Thackeray)​Puscifer, Uncle Scratch's Gospel's Revival Saturday, November 21, 2009 Paramount Theatre Better than: Watching old reruns of Hee Haw. It would have been hard to predict the format and content of Saturday night's Puscifer show based solely on the outfit's studio recordin ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Hall & Oates at the Paramount Theatre

    ​Hall & OatesSunday, August 30, 2009 Paramount TheatreBetter Than: Seeing most other bands of this vintageThe Hall & Oates show this past Sunday at the Paramount Theatre attracted a well-heeled, recital-worthy crowd. Aside from a few rogue, enthusiastic fans who just couldn't res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Week in Review: 2/16/09 - 2/20/09

    All right, so we've reached the end of another work week in the Mile High City. While we can no longer brag about having the best selling band in the country, from what we can tell, Denver music is still on the minds and in the ears of at least a few prominent folks in what's left of the industry. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    This Just In 11/20-12/3

    John Legend visits the Paramount Theatre January 8. There's a bit more action this week with concert announcements, including John Legend's January 8 show at the Paramount, Galactic's Valentine's Day show at Fillmore and a bunch of good shows at the Bluebird. Celine Dion's show originally schedule ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 30, 2008
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    September 25, 2008

    Alter Ego

    Tony Clifton stops by the Walnut Room.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    This Just In 9/18-9/24

    AC/DC rocks the Pepsi Center November 25. There were a lot of things shaking this past week in local concert announcements. Some of the bigger shows include AC/DC's show in support of the band's forthcoming album, Black Ice (due October 20), on November 25 show at the Pepsi Center, DeVotchKa's two- ... More >>

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    November 16, 2007
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    March 16, 2007
  • Film

    May 11, 2006


    Mission: Impossible III runs the franchise into the ground.

  • Dining

    September 15, 2005

    Drunk of the Week

    Paramount Cafe

  • Calendar

    November 4, 2004
  • Summer Guide

    May 27, 2004

    Summer Drinkin', Had Me a Blast

    Take a spin through the city's coolest cocktails.

  • Film

    May 20, 2004

    Nice Puss

    A killer cat steals a wonderful movie.

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2004

    Latin Tornado

    Leguizamo rolls into town with his razor-sharp wit

  • Culture

    January 17, 2002

    Devil's Advocate

    Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.

  • Music

    November 15, 2001


    Britney does Denver as the little girls scream.

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Bear Market

    A listing of SCFD dollars doled out in 2000.

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    Mel Sells Out

    What women -- and men -- want is a better movie than this.

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Critic's Choice

    Joe Jackson

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Too Smart for Their Own Good

    The Tragically Hip doesn't believe in dumbing down its music to reach wide audiences. As a result, it's the most popular band in Canada.

  • Film

    May 20, 1999
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    May 6, 1999
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    March 4, 1999

    Star Hustlers

    With the imminent release of The Phantom Menace, Fantastic Media prepares to blast off.

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    October 23, 1997
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    May 8, 1997
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    July 11, 1996
  • Music

    March 28, 1996

    Happy Lou

    In concert, Lou Reed takes a walk on the mild side.

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    March 28, 1996
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    January 11, 1995
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    October 12, 1994
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