Interesting new restaurants are popping up all over metro Denver, but yesterday all the talk was about Voodoo Doughnuts -- a chain out of Portland, Oregon, that's finally coming to Denver after almost two years of rumors, and landing on East Colfax Avenue. See also: - Voodoo Doughnuts is coming to ... More >>
The rumor that Denver would soon be getting an outpost of the Portland, Oregon-based Voodoo Doughnuts has been swirling for eighteen months. The colorful shop, owned by Tres Shannon and Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson, pairs weirdly flavored, irreverently named doughnuts -- like the Gay Bar ("chocked ful ... More >>
Brace yourself, my aging hipster friend: If you haven't heard, your favorite band from nearly a decade ago is back together and playing shows again. While the Coachella date is the one that got everybody hyperventilating, the Postal Service's tour actually kicks off a few days earlier in Reno. After ... 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 >>
It's pretty effin' rare that I eat at a restaurant and can't find anything to complain about. I've dined at countless restaurants in my 35 years on this shiny blue orb, and I've seen plenty of good, bad and ugly. I've had meals that were overcooked, undercooked, cocked-up so badly my cat wouldn't go ... More >>
Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>
The first out-of-state location of Fire on the Mountain, a wing chain based in Portland, Oregon, will open tomorrow at 3801 West 32nd Avenue. Although usual business hours will be 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily, Fire on the Mountain will open at 5 p.m. tomorrow and Friday.
Andy Kelso flew back to Colorado last week for a starring role in Wicked -- and "it's incredible" to be back home, says the Aurora native. "I already have heard from old high school and childhood friends who are coming to see the show and have reached out to say congratulations. It's sure to be a bu ... More >>
Fiona Apple's coming to the Paramount Theatre on Friday, July 20: With a newly revitalized career thanks to a stint wowing audiences at this year's SXSW and fresh off releasing a brand new album with a notably pithy title (in comparison to When the Pawn..., her 1999 album -- The Idler Wheel is wiser ... More >>
Tantric Picasso (due Thursday, February 2 at the Bluebird Theater) started in 2008 among a group of friends who met at school, which is typical enough, but in naming the band, the fivesome created a personal mythology (partly detailed below) that is somewhat embodied in the name with hints of the es ... More >>
On the heels of rounding a list of the 20 Best New Bands of 2011 compiled by Paste Magazine, The Lumineers have announced plans to release their debut full-length on Dualtone Records, the imprint that's currently home to a half-dozen other artists including Brett Dennen and Guy Clark. While the self ... More >>
Danny ClinchBad news: Familiar with that expression, "You snooze, you lose"? Yes? Well, it applies here. If you slept on getting your tickets to see the Black Keys at 1STBANK Center on April 30, you blew it. Show's sold out. D'oh! Luckily for you, though, you'll have another chance to see 'em ... 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 >>
Danny ClinchWe've just received word that the Black Keys, on the heels of its highly enjoyable new record, El Camino (we seriously can't pry it from our playlist), are coming to the 1STBANK Center on Monday, April 30, with the Arctic Monkeys. Tickets ($55.00 - $59.50, plus service fees) for t ... More >>
Are you ready to rock?When Matt Finn was able to finally quit his job as an e-mail server technician thanks to the success of his ClearTune guitar tuning application for smart phones, his world changed forever. From a humble office located on Denver's 16th Street Mall, Finn and his fellow innovators ... More >>
There are plenty of differences between the Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party movements, as cartoonist Kenny Be pointed out in his post "Occupy Wall Street vs. the Tea Party: A visual guide." But their members' shared sense of dissatisfaction inspired The Daily Beast to use them as a barometer ... 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.
Founded in Salem, Oregon in 2005, Typhoon (due tonight at the hi-dive with Lord Huron and Sour Boy Bitter Girl) started out as a recording project but quickly evolved into a sprawling live project with over ten members. Two years into its time together, the act essentially went on hiatus before be ... More >>
Five years ago, Denver-based Runner's World writer Dimity McDowell and her Portland, Oregon-based running/writing partner Sarah Bowen Shea successfully pitched an article to the magazine, proposing to write about their post-pregnancy training in the lead-up to running the 125-mile TransRockie ... More >>
Tender Loving Empire - FlickrJared Mees & The Grown Children Even though Jared Mees & The Grown Children don't write strictly confessional music, even a cursory listen to the band's songs reveal that Mees and company are certainly heart on sleeve types. To describe the music as merely Americ ... More >>
Lori Midson Will Cisa The Corner Office 1401 Curtis Street 303-825-6500 www.thecornerofficedenver.com/food/dinner This is part one of my interview with Will Cisa, executive chef of the Corner Office Restaurant Martini Bar. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. It's ... More >>
Saturday, December 11, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
It's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it.Take twelve breweries, a hundred-plus beer bloggers and a buzzer, and go! During the first-ever Beer Bloggers Conference in Boulder last week, organizers lined up an event that they called live blogging, but it felt more like speed dating. A dozen ... More >>
The Steamin' Demon leads a fleet of mobile vendors to 15th and California streetsJust two weeks ago, several of the city's food trucks added a new weekly stop to their rosters: Wednesday appearances at 15th and California, the site of the Tiri's Garden farmers' market. That crowd was led by ... More >>
Last week, at a secret gathering of street-food vendors, these mobile entrepreneurs conducted a test run for what Josh Wolkon, owner of the Steuben's Food Truck, called Denver's own version of the Portland pod, a frequent meet-up of trucks and carts in that Oregon city that draws the crowds a ... 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 >>
Ty Lawson's probably not planning a move to Salt Lake City anytime soon.The old warning to pro athletes about not providing bulletin-board material predates the online version of bulletin boards -- which may explain why, last night, Ty Lawson posted a link to an audio snippet on his Twitter f ... More >>
Yes, mom-and-pop places are suffering in today's economy -- but so are strip clubs! According to a story by former Denver Post writer Kris Hudson in today's Wall Street Journal, the country's two publicly traded strip-club chains have been hit hard by the recession, and are now "catering to a thrift ... More >>
Wednesday, May 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
So we heard a rumor as we were closing up shop last week from a very reliable source that Tickle Me Pink had reached the end of the line. Well, TMP fans can rest easy. We're happy to report that the rumor is indeed just that. Just got off the blower with guitarist Joey Barba and drummer Stefan Runst ... More >>
Miles O'Brien. Miles O'Brien, who left CNN late last year, will reemerge in the coming months on Public Broadcasting System stations from coast to coast. His first project: a documentary series tentatively titled Blueprint America: A Tale of Three Cities -- one of which is Denver. The docs promise ... 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 >>
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