Penelope Spheeris

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Punk pioneer Alice Bag will show her many faces at Wax Trax

    Best known as '70s punk pioneer and frontwoman of The Bags, Alice Bag -- born Alicia Armendariz -- had a hand in pushing women to the front of the musical movement. Though history memorializes bands like The Germs and Fear as the dominating acts of the East Los Angeles scene during this pivotal time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    David Ellefson of Megadeth: "We had punk attitude with metal chops"

    Megadeth (due tonight at the Fillmore Auditorium) may be one of the Big Four of thrash, but in many ways, its frontman Dave Mustaine is largely responsible for the sound and aesthetic of three of the Big Four. As a member of Metallica before that band recorded its first full-length, Mustaine's name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Destroy All Movies!!!! chronicles punk on the big screen

    ​Hollywood has been fascinated with the idea of punk rockers since the word was originally coined in the '70s. It's a rare case that they get it right, and it's even more amazing that nobody has devoted any significant time looking at the ways Hollywood has destroyed, showcased, revered and mi ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008

    Lizzie Borden

    Thursday, November 20, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Naked Aggression

    Thursday, December 1, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Music

    December 10, 1998

    The Godfather of Espaol

    You just can't help falling in love with El Vez.

  • Film

    February 26, 1998