Best College Reviews has come up with its list of the fifty best college towns in America, and two from Colorado made the top fifteen -- something matched only by a couple of other states, Iowa and Pennsylvania. Sorry, New York and Cali. Which Colorado towns made the grade? And where did they finis ... More >>
Friday, March 28, Bluebird Theater, 303-377-1666.
Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>
While conventional wisdom would have Mac Miller parlaying his "brand" to create a line of energy drinks, or headphones, or body spray, Mac Miller doesn't have any such agenda. There's no master plan in place to create multiple revenue streams. Instead, his focus is simply on making dope music with p ... More >>
CardHub.com has come up with its summer 2013 list of the best and worst travel cities, and Denver finished first in the domestic category when it comes to the combo of inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility, both logistically and financially. The methodolog ... More >>
Although Black Moth Super Rainbow's dreamlike, psychedelic melodies sound like they could've been part of those '70s era Sid & Marty Krofft shows, the band actually formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2003 in the wake of earlier projects from the act's singer and multi-instrumentalist, the unimoni ... More >>
Here's some news that ought to brighten your day -- assuming of course that you're suffering from a case of the Mondays like the rest of us and it needs brightening: A new date has been announced for Morrissey, whose previous date at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the beginning of November was po ... More >>
This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... More >>
Green chile-heads, I've noticed, divide into a couple of camps when it comes to debating who makes this city's best version of a food that graces just about every Mexican restaurant's menu in town: half swear by the Colorado-style gravy-like green; the others won't touch it if it's not in the chile- ... More >>
Bill Yalch may be a Pittsburgh native, but it took just a few trips to the southwest for him to become utterly obsessed with New Mexican food -- namely green chile. "If you live in Pittsburgh, you have no idea what good huevos rancheros are," he admits, adding that he first sampled worthy huevos on ... More >>
By early June, Denver will long be in the rearview for the Black Keys dudes, who'll play here on Monday, April 30. Too bad. It would've been sweet-ass sweet to witness a good old-fashioned battle royale for ultimate supremacy between them and the Nickelback dudes to settle this whole "rock and roll ... More >>
Moments ago on his Facebook page, Mayor Michael Hancock posted a photo of Luke Ravenstahl, his Pittsburgh counterpart, Tebowing in a number fifteen Denver jersey. Hancock compliments Ravenstahl on "being a good sport and showing some Bronco love after a hard fought game on both sides" -- but ... More >>
Together for nearly two decades, Slim Cessna's Auto Club has played the Bluebird Theater on New Year's Eve for almost half the time the band has been together. The New Year's shows have turned into something of a tradition for the band, who usually toss in a little something extra. While Cessna is t ... More >>
Just when you thought your kids were not getting a real education, a field trip has justified our faith in the teaching profession. A group of eighth-graders from Berwick, Pennsylvania, recently went to Baltimore on a school-sponsored field trip to visit the National Aquarium. The group of a ... More >>
Bear Hands first made waves in 2007 with the release of its first record Golden EP, bolstered by a nervy energy and politically pointed lyrics on songs like "Vietnam." On the Brooklyn band's latest release, Burning Bush Supper Club, Dylan Rau's incisive lyrics are very much intact, but the ba ... More >>
RED BULL THRE3STYLE 10.09.10 | Beta, Denver, CO Red Bull has been steadily establishing a reputation for championing the artistic expressions of up and coming artists, and this evening was no different. At Beta this past Saturday night, the Red Bull Thre3Style brought ten DJs from across t ... More >>
Duane Rieder When Rusted Root formed in Pittsburgh in 1990, it made a world-beat influenced splash with a series of releases throughout the decade. During this creative period, the band released its most commercially successful song, "Send Me On My Way." The tune, which has been used on soun ... More >>
Breathe it or chew it: your choice. The road to good local blogs leads this way... The Colorado Independent's Katie Redding reports that air-quality programs here have lost over $31 million. That won't make anyone breath easier. Colin at South Stands Denver worries about the Broncos punting ... More >>
In this week's edition of Rough Mixes, we printed excerpts of Tom Murphy's recent chat with Dave Dictor from MDC. As you'll see from the full transcript posted after the jump, the band's frontman is still very much an iconoclast championing ideals that are as provactive as the revolving moniker of h ... More >>
Louisville's late burst plowed under Kelli Griffin's Baylor squad. The women's NCAA basketball bracket put together by my daughter Lora and me isn't quite as calamitous as our men's picks, but close. The big blow: Baylor, which we designated to reach the finals, went dry late in the second half of ... More >>
Oh. My. God. The headline on the first blog about the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournament picks made by my daughter Lora and me -- "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation..." -- could hardly have been more prescient. Our 5-3 record last night in the second half of round two ... More >>
Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story), an act profiled in these pages back in December and who just performed at Artopia, our gigundous annual arts celebration, over the weekend, earned the distinction this week of having its latest platter, the Great Collapse, listed as the tenth most added ... More >>
Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>
A down-home comedian relishes the simple stuff.
Tickle Me Pink, who's in the midst of a cross country tour right now with Hawthorne Heights (full dates after the jump), has posted an explicit, NSFW version of their "Typical Whore" video. Like the the original version, the video features porn star Gabriella Fox crawling through comforters on her h ... More >>
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Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism decorates the DAM.
The National Performing Arts Convention acts up.
Saturday, January 5, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
You Can't Take It With You appeals to nostalgia.
Drink it all in with the ladies of LUPEC.
Dieselboy brings role-playing strategy into the drum-and-bass arena.
Scott Baio reawakens his heritage in The Bread, My Sweet.
Two new ethnic eateries make Wash Park a neighborhood to watch.
Hark, good sirs, to a modest request aimed at further refining the honorable pastime of base ball.
Eating at the Sahara Restaurant can be a dry time.
Ten years ago, Colorado began to force batterers into treatment programs. but do they work?
Denver mine-safety workers enlist congressional help to keep their office from moving to West Virginia.