Clothes to Kids Denver is a non-profit organization that provides free clothing for low-income, school-aged children. On Friday, April 4, the Cat Walk Club, comprising students from the Johnson & Wales University fashion merchandising program, will have host its annual Diver City fashion show, with ... More >>
Opening day is less than a month away, and sports fans are licking their lips over the promise of a new season. And some margs from Rio on the Rocks, a ballpark branch of Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, the homegrown chain that got its start in Fort Collins 27 years ago, and is known for its legendar ... More >>
Colorado Native Noah Dorsey will release his first solo comic, Saint Chaos, today with production help from Mile High Comics and illustrations by Zsombor Huszka. Dorsey took time out from preparing for his comic's release to answer a few questions about how he got into comic book writing, his partne ... More >>
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project has struck up a partnership with a specialty importer in New York City that will allow the Denver brewery to sell its beers there while Crooked Stave will distribute some rare and unique beers in the Denver area. The distributor, Brooklyn's 12 Percent Imports, is ... More >>
Jonathan Greschler's departure from Old Major last week came as a shock to those who'd watched his partnership with chef Justin Brunson survive the shuttering of Wild Catch, and then find a new home over in the Lower Highland neighborhood. But it looks like Old Major owner Juan Padro -- who is also ... More >>
Like fans of pretty much every other genre in this town, the jazz connoisseurs here are spoiled with a steady stream of great shows. In the past few months, we've been treated to shows from the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Ron Carter, the Bad Plus, the Vijay Iyer Trio, Keith Oxman and David Torn, am ... More >>
Wednesday, September 12, Bluebird Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
What a difference a few years makes. In 2006, Mark Cuban, the billionaire behind HDNet, partly based in Denver, was touting the service's inking of past CBS anchor Dan Rather. Now, he's psyched about hooking up with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest and AEG Entertainment, owned by local moneybags Phi ... More >>
Sunday, October 23, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>
A Denver-based "energy shot with eight superfruits," Bazi has gone the way of the 7-Eleven. The beverage was once sold only through a multi-level marketing network -- a scheme Westword explored in the 2009 cover story, "The Wizard of Bazi." But now, Bazi has ditched that model for the tried-a ... More >>
Peter Black never quits, thankfully. The DJ, producer, party promotor and all-around busy bee is working hard this winter through his creative house, Analog Space -- which announced a partnership with Speaker Snacks, that will come to fruition in 2011. But before heading into the new year, Bl ... More >>
Latenight Weekend Records
Cassandra KotnickWynkoop Brewing Co. has a big deal brewing.Two weeks ago, the merger of local Rock Bottom Brewing with the Tennessee-based Gordon Biersch brewpub chain formed one of the largest craft-beer-focused companies in the country: Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries. And now, as we ... More >>
Every month, Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, teams up with Argonaut Wine & Liquor to offer a wine tasting. This round, they'll be exploring zinfandels; tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and that includes both wine and apps. Sign up by calling 303-333-5411. For informat ... More >>
Near the end of last year, Lizard's Bar & Grill at 1920 Blake Street closed after a short run. Mike Hayter and his business partner Mike Refling moved to town from Bozeman, Montana, and took over the space at the beginning of August. Dubbed Hayter's, the new spot will be a sports bar with pho ... More >>
Infinite Monkey Theorem winemaker Ben ParsonsWhat began as a friendship between winemaker and chef has morphed into a business partnership between Infinite Monkey Theorem winemaker Ben Parsons and Masterpiece Deli executive chef Justin Brunson. The two met not long after Parsons moved from P ... More >>
Joong Rhee: No body, but big problem.An unusual announcement moments ago from the Denver District Attorney's Office and the Denver Police Department: A murder charge has been filed even though the body of the victim has yet to be located. Hae C. Park, 64, has been missing since March 27, whe ... More >>
We'll Meet Again
Tuesday, December 1, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
Matt SowashAs Westword reported yesterday, Matt Sowash, the 34-year-old former head of the Amateur Poker Tour, has been sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation for bilking investors out of more than $400,000. Sowash and business partner Andrew Hicks (who has yet to face ... More >>
Monster Island Records
The Wednesday blog "Q&A with David Milstead About the Death of the Rocky Mountain News and the Future of the Denver Post" has prompted some extremely lively (and often nasty) commentary, much of it directed at the aforementioned Mr. Milstead, a former Rocky business writer I feel has done consistent ... More >>
Monday, October 20, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
MediaNews Group (and Denver Post) head honcho Dean Singleton. In a memo to employees announcing the sale of the Connecticut Post and seven nearby publications to Hearst Corp., Dean Singleton, the chieftain of MediaNews Group, which owns the Denver Post and more than a hundred other U.S. newspapers ... More >>
Saturday, March 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
In the January 31 Message, J. David McSwane (pictured), the muckraking editor of Colorado State University's Rocky Mountain Collegian newspaper, set off alarms over the possibility of Gannett purchasing the publication. In his view, CSU's decision to hold an unannounced meeting with representatives ... More >>
Tuesday, October 18, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Saturday, April 16, Bender's 13th Avenue Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Denver Restaurant Week
Decadence (Warner Brothers)
Universal Lending CityLights Pavilion
Colorado Consumer Line
The Union Themes
(Kill Rock Stars)
The high-stakes real estate maneuvering behind Vail's newest expansion dreams.