July days, with their sweltering afternoons and late evening sunsets, are filled with a kind of sun-dappled shapelessness; days once described by Ada Louise Huxtable as "jeweled balm for the battered spirit." Balming the battered is also a standup comedian's job description, and this month promise ... More >>
FRI | THE NAKED AND FAMOUS at FILLMORE AUDITORIUM | 10/18/13 Thom Powers and Alisa Xayalith formed this pop outfit in 2008 and recorded two EPs with future keyboard player Aaron Short when the three were students at the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand in Auckland. Taking its name from Trick ... More >>
"I gave an interview to some asshole out here, from some crunchy newspaper," Adam Carolla said from the Paramount stage Wednesday night. "He's probably here somewhere tonight." And he was: Josiah Hesse was in the audience as Carolla proceeded to launch a Big Mock Attack directed at Hesse's discussio ... More >>
The Louie C.K. show at the Paramount Saturday night sold out fast. But even if you couldn't snag a ticket, it's easy to catch up with the comedy of Louie C.K. The web is full of examples of how his standup specials have not only changed the course of comedy material, but have changed the business of ... More >>
Do you need some winter inspiration? Do you love the iconic ski and snowboard films produced by Warren Miller Entertainment? We thought so. Here's your chance to win a pair of ticket vouchers to the Friday, November 18, showing of the company's latest -- and 62nd annual -- flick, ...Like There's No ... More >>
David Sedaris played the Paramount on November 7, and the essayist/commentator was a big hit, discussing everything from the house he wanted to buy in England to where white men shit to, well, shitting in your hand, as Kelsey Whipple noted in her "10 best David Sedaris quotes" post. A fan ha ... More >>
David Sedaris will be talking pretty at the Paramount tonight, and many of his fans did the same when they entered our contest to win two tickets to the David Sedaris appearance. The rules? To enter, you simply had to tell us what you would do "when engulfed in flames..." Here are just some ... More >>
According to an official statement from Brownmark Films, the company, best known for the above completely idiotic video and Internet phenomenon from 2007, has decided to file a lawsuit against Viacom International, Comedy Partners, Paramount Pictures Corporation, MTV Networks and South Park Digita ... More >>
Saturday, July 17, Paramount Theatre, 303-623-0106.
arapaho ranchThe idea sounded so good: In "Meat with Meaning at Whole Foods," his May 2009 post, Tyler Nemkov described how Whole Foods had contracted with California-based Panorama Meats to buy organic, grass-fed beef from a ranch owned by the Northern Arapaho tribe on the Wind River reserv ... More >>
In case you've got nothing else planned for tonight and have a yen to go rub up against a whole bunch of other Denver foodies and star-fuckers, don't forget that the one and only Guy Fieri (the restaurateur, Food Network workhorse and hair-bleach pitchman) is bringing the circus to town toni ... More >>
Guy...& Julia?Julie Powell, author of Julie & Julia, has cancelled her scheduled December 10 appearance in Denver. But if Anthony Bourdain's recent talk didn't satisfy your need to see culinary stars, Guy Fieri of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives will rev up the Paramount on December 9 with "The ... More >>
A number of shows were announced this week, including New Kids on the Block (Wednesday, July 15, Fiddler's Green), Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald (Monday, July 6, Paramount Theatre), Loretta Lynn (Wednesday, June 10, Paramount Theatre) and Reggae on the Rocks featuring Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squa ... More >>
Friday night was one of those almost frustratingly bountiful Denver nights, with an overflowing cornucopia of great musical options from which to choose. Tyler Snow was spinning his Disco Nouveau at the Meadowlark. Devotchka wove their Valentinian magic at the Paramount. Gregory Alan Isakov and the ... More >>
The biggest news of the week in Denver music was obviously the Fray being the biggest selling band in the country. But aside from that, there was a ton of other news, like word of SleeperHorse parting ways, Gregory Alan Isakov touring with Brandi Carlile, Single File being featured on Spin.com, the ... More >>
We get a booth against the wall, where we drink tea and watch the neighborhood turn over on the floor; the clock rolling from breakfast rush into lunch. Almost everyone in the place seems to be a friend, a regular -- making the Sunday morning or afternoon pilgrimage for eggs and coffee and slabs of ... More >>
This Friday night in Philadelphia, DeVotchKa is kicking off a fairly exhaustive eight week tour that will take the band across the country from New York to San Francisco to Austin -- not during South By Southwest, surprisingly -- back up through the midwest before culminating in Cleveland on Saturd ... More >>
The Killers invade Magness Arena on January 17. The big news in this slow week of concert announcements is the Killers January 17 show at DU's Magness Arena. Good news for fans of the Gibbons brothers: some amazing seats for ZZ Top's sold out Halloween show at the Paramount have been released. Bad ... More >>
ZZ Top rolls into the Paramount on Halloween. The bad new first: After already canceling shows once at the Ogden Theatre, Bow Wow and Bootsy Collins both canceled their shows a second time. The good news: the Fox Theatre announced Matisyahu's November 30 show and added a second Galactic show with ... More >>
I'm no meteorologist, but I do know this: it was really, really cold out this weekend. We would have more for you this morning, my fellow Denverites, but several of us, after having bundled up to head out to enjoy the amazing culture of this town, decided that the roads were just too slick to ventur ... More >>
Friday, February 9, Paramount Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.
Puttling Colorado on the map.
The Weather Man's a comedy, but not that kind.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
The hills are alive with Sing-A-Long Sound of Music.
The realistic Widowmaker cruises in a nuclear sea.
The tent goes up at CityLights — and so do the expectations.
Sink or swim: Randall Shipp leads a one-man attack against CityLights Pavilion.
The show must go on
January 28 - February 3, 1999