Twelve Degree Brewing, which opens tonight in Louisville, is rewriting history. Not only is it the second craft brewery to open in the former headquarters of the Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery chain (the company, now owned by Craftworks, has since moved to Broomfield), but it is doing business ... More >>
Music is filled with surprises. For every good-looking rebel working diligently to bring sexy back, there's a bookish nerd sitting in a dim corner furiously scribbling esoteric poetry in a lyrics journal. Referencing literature is a surefire way to show the world that you're a sensitive soul with im ... More >>
Denver's animation scene gets a turn in the limelight when the Denver Animated Pixelshow comes to the Bug Theatre Thursday night. More than two hours of locally made animated shorts will be screened, with most of the filmmakers on hand to talk about their work and answer questions. And you're going ... More >>
Denver blog posts play the long game. Predominantly Orange's Kim Constantinesco quotes Peyton Manning as saying he doesn't carry fan expectations on his shoulders. At Education News Colorado, Mark Sass asks: What would Plato say about education reform? Denver Frank touts a silent disco featuring ... More >>
Secret Chiefs 3 (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) is the brainchild of Trey Spruance, whom you may know from Mr. Bungle. With Secret Chiefs 3, Spruance seemingly follows every musical idea he can think of down every rabbit hole imaginable. Along the way, he has learned to play a plethora of exot ... More >>
Have somewhere to spend Thanksgiving? Don't worry: Check out our Thursday page for a list of every feast we know about in the metro area. And that's not all; there are also cooking classes, beer dinners and more on this week's culinary calendar. See what's on the menu:
You may have heard Plato's theory about the origin of love -- the round creatures, male-male, female-female, androgynous, who originally populated the world and were riven in half by an angry Zeus, doomed to spend the rest of eternity searching helplessly for their mates and their own lost so ... More >>
Peter McGraw.Last August, I detailed the strange story of Peter McGraw, a CU-Boulder professor dead set on explaining what makes things funny. Since then, the odd tale has continued: A piece I penned for Wired magazine describes McGraw's continued efforts to crack the humor code, a scholarly ... More >>
Wait, how many?People are into questions right now (they always have been -- just ask that Plato dude). It's the new black. Watson's recent run on Jeopardy brought them (what is) record ratings, and in case you haven't heard, he won. Watson, of course, is the IBM super-computer built solely t ... More >>
Want to stir things up in 2011? There are plenty of cooking classes, parties, special dinners and festivals to help you keep (or kill) whatever resolutions you've made. Here's a taste of what's on Colorado's culinary calendar:
Many Americans fondly remember food from their childhood -- a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on Wonder Bread for lunch, macaroni and cheese for dinner. But those aren't the comfort foods of my youth. Spending seven of my first nine years in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, gave me a very different c ... More >>
Spring is the saison for Belgian-style ales, in particular because the lighter, citrusy sweet flavors - which accompany many Belgian beer types -- go so well served cold after a warm, flower-fragranced day. A couple of Colorado breweries have just released their seasonal Belgians, while a couple m ... More >>
Saturday, February 14, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Dario Argento caps off his horror trilogy with horrific parody.
Suspicions confirmed: Bud's makes the best burger in Colorado.
"The buck stops here." President Truman's famous line, embedded there on his desk for all to see, lingers still today. Specifically, in the presidency of George W. Bush. Not in the sense that W. embraced that philosophy. On the contrary, he seems to have been eager to pass that buck back down ... More >>
Brief reviews of current shows
A horse is a horse, of course, of course -- but what is a man who has sex with one?
Brief reviews of current shows
Crossroads Theater hits the streets with this play about four Irish women.
Beyond Therapy shows how crazy love can, and should, be.
Eyedea & Abilities tries to live up to its potential as it strives to push hip-hop forward.
The Fifth Utility discovers the importance of not being so earnest.
Tycoon: A New Russian takes a power trip.
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed.
In this early battle of the Vietnam War, they were Soldiers -- and then some.
Legendary sideman Moris Tepper fronts his own vision, with chilling results.
Main library, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ceramics struggle for respect in the art world.
Depsite a few changes, the Punchbowl still makes a splash.
STANLEY JORDAN RETURNS AFTER RELEARNING HOW TO PLAY THE GUITAR.