The most superfluous smoke machine in the world was employed during Wiz Khalifa's 4/20 set at Red Rocks. Partway through the Pittsburgh rapper's performance, someone backstage turned on the thing, and its output was immediately subsumed into the cloud of pot smoke cascading down from the stands. Th ... More >>
Denver International Airport has an out-of-this-world art collection -- literally, if you believe the people who think some of the pieces speak to the Martians that inhabit those underground tunnels, or predict the coming of the New World Order, or simply signify hell on earth -- in the form of "Blu ... More >>
Veteran character actor Ken Foree has deep roots in Denver. He graduated from a small Catholic high school here, where he was an all-city, all-state basketball player for two years -- "arguably the best player in the state of Colorado," he says -- and his appearance at this year's Mile High Horror F ... More >>
MAC MILLER @ OGDEN THEATRE | SAT, 6/22/13 Following in the footsteps of fellow Pittsburgh native and Taylor Allderdice graduate Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller is well known for making feel-good music. His breakout mixtape K.I.D.S. (Kickin' Incredibly Dope Shit), an homage to the notably dark Larry Clark fi ... More >>
A week since Peter Boyles was fired by KHOW after an incident involving his longtime producer, fans continue to lament his departure -- even on Comment of the Day posts like this one. Here's a post by a Boyles loyalist.
After a successful tour with How to Destroy Angels, which made a stop at the Paramount Theatre this past April, Trent Reznor has put the paddles to Nine Inch Nails, and is preparing to hit the road. Yesterday, "Came Back Haunted," a track from NIN's forthcoming album, Hesitation Marks, due out on Se ... More >>
Civic boosters love to travel to other cities to see how they do business -- and maybe engage in some monkey business themselves. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's City-to-City Leadership Exchange (LEX) will make its 24th annual trip in October -- this one to Pittsburgh (last year was Austin). ... More >>
Six89 689 Main Street, Carbondale; 970-963-6890 www.six89.com Phat Thai 2900 East Second Avenue; 303-388-7428 343 Main Street, Carbondale; 970-963-7001 www.phatthai.com The Pullman 330 7th Street, Glenwood Springs; 970-230-9234 www.thepullmangws.com This is part one of my interview with Mark Fis ... More >>
Saturday, September 1, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
A recent Denver Blogs roundup highlighted a post whose writer admitted that he'd miss the Tim Tebow era, when the Broncos were always underdogs. That prompted a response from one reader who suffers from no such nostalgia.
On a small stage on the steps of the Capitol this morning, surrounded by more than a hundred local film industry folks, House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino ticked off movies made in Colorado: City Slickers, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and one he called "the seminal piece of film work that r ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThis should be pretty killer: In support of their latest albums, Heritage and The Hunter, Opeth and Mastodon -- two acts that recently headlined the Ogden Theatre and are certainly no strangers to the Mile High City -- are preparing to hit the road together on the aptly named H ... More >>
Oh, hell yeah! Mark your calendars. It's really happening. Van Halen is coming to Denver. It's confirmed, and we finally have a date. Thursday, May 24, at the Pepsi Center, Van Halen will be here with Kool and the Gang. So stoked! Almost as stoked as we are to hear the new record, A Different ... More >>
"We're not promiscuous. We're just posed that way."Hooray! Another city list in which Denver scores high! And we do mean "scores" -- because Mile High has placed eighth in OKCupid.com's list of the ten most promiscuous cities in the U.S.
Ubaldo JimenezAt this time last year, Rockies ace Ubaldo Jimenez was mowing down batters at a historical pace. Simply pitching with a healthy hand is now Jimenez's goal. The Rockies placed Jimenez on the fifteen-day disabled list today, in order to give the cut cuticle on his right thumb time ... More >>
Best Of app. Download hereOur Best of Denver issue (which hits newsstands on March 31) is sure to be a big, bulky thing, as it is every year. Unless you possess a European men's carry-all, it can be tough to tote around. Which is why we came up with the Best Of... iPhone app. It's free, it in ... More >>
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
Nancy LevineTrade Whiskey at the Fort.As a kid, I loved almost everything about the Fort. The scale replica of Bent's Fort -- a trading post, army garrison and freight stop along the Santa Fe Trail -- seemed like a completely awesome adult version of the couch-cushion forts we built when play ... More >>
Luca VenterAfter spending the better part of the past couple years touring with 3OH!3's as a sideman, Kamtin Mohager stepped away from his hired gun duties earlier this year, which has enabled him to focus all of his attention solely on cultivating his own band, the Chain Gang of 1974. To tha ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a splendid birthday present (okay, it isn't exactly our birthday, but close enough). It seems one of our favorite bands, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, a group we've long been smitten with since first making its acquaintance at South Park some years ago, has a new album slate ... More >>
Top Chef, the often unrealistic reality show that made Hosea Rosenberg, exec chef of Jax-Boulder, a hometown hero when he emerged the conquistador two seasons ago, just released its listage of contestants for season 7, which will be filmed in Washington DC and premier on June 16 on Bravo. ... More >>
Derek Vincent Smith, who performs under the Pretty Lights moniker (due tonight at the Boulder Theater), has announced plans to release three new EPs, the first of which, Making Up a Changing Mind, was just posted to his site last week. With three albums already under his belt that have rec ... More >>
When August Wilson died in 2005, he left behind a mammoth theatrical achievement: the Pittsburgh Cycle, a series of ten plays, with each one touching on a decade in the 20th Century. Two of these offerings -- 1985's Fences and 1989's The Piano Lesson -- earned the Pulitzer Prize for drama, and Ma Ra ... More >>
August Wilsons final work opens at the Space Theatre.
Why arenít there more Mexicans in Detroit?
From the week of 5/31/2007
A collision course between the old South and the new North.
Pittsburgh's Zombi moves in for the kill.
With Gem of the Ocean, August Wilson completes the cycle.
What my bag did on its summer vacation.
August Wilson's words and thoughts enhance Jitney's powerful tapestry.
It's not easy being green.
Wonder Boys lets Michael Douglas get caught in the doldrums of middle age.
Rio Bravo Catina serves fine food, but the atmosphere can be less than grand.
Great moments in Bronco history--and hysteria.
A NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP MEETS THE UNSINKABLE AL AVRAM.