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 >>