Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club, says the working title for his new book was Fifty Shades of the Twilight Cave Bear Wears Prada. In what became Beautiful You, he lampoons a few tropes from chick-lit and mommy porn. Palahniuk will be reading from the book on Tuesday, October 28 at First Congreg ... More >>
We're on our way to a record-breaking year for new restaurants opening in Denver. With all the action, it's easy to overlook some of the restaurants that have been around for years -- almost a hundred years, in the case of Blue Parrot, which is still in the founding family's hands. This week Gretche ... More >>
SAT | CAT POWER at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/23/13 Cat Power is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earn ... More >>
The Devil Wear's Prada (due this Sunday, November 24, at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom) first came together in 2005. Formed in Dayton, Ohio, by members who came up in the local hardcore scene, the act is a Christian band, but it has never traded on that aspect of the band with any overt, ham-fiste ... More >>
We know who you are. You will let a total stranger touch them. You can tolerate a little pain if it makes them look sexy. You'll take them any way you can get them: pointed, flat, two-tone or thigh-high. Clearly you have a problem -- but the first step is to admit you have a problem. Then the secon ... More >>
The Yves Saint Laurent spectacular has come and gone from the Denver Art Museum, but its inspiration -- a renewed appreciation for the craft, creativity and sheer beauty of high couture -- stays on, especially within the local design community. The value of that exhibition certainly wasn't lost on ... More >>
After putting together our top ten "You know you're from Colorado when...." punchlines list, plus our ten favorite "You know you're from Denver when...." zingers, Boulder was feeling left out -- or at least we're pretty sure it was. Either way, we stumbled upon a vintage list of funny references to ... More >>
Goodwill Industries of Denver is opening two new stores this spring -- one a major store in Longmont, which will hold a job fair to fill thirty positions starting tomorrow. Good idea. But that boutique store in Cherry Creek? Says Rockdove: Stupid idea.I can't even believe that they don't get wh ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast. Ge used to it, says Ba ... More >>
Carmelo.We're hearing conflicting reports about the long-rumored trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets. Some sources suggest that a deal for Melo and Chauncy Billups is imminent, while another says it's on the rocks due to the Nuggets' insistence on including Al Harrington in the pa ... More >>
Breathe Carolina Warped Tour Invesco Field at Mile High August 9, 2009 Fifteen years down the line, the Warped Tour, which took over the asphalt surrounding Invesco Field on Sunday, has a well-established formula: lots of bands (around seventy in Denver), most of them falling into the pop-pu ... More >>
Mr. Schwartz is on the right. Some stories are too good to be true, and although we should sympathize with Colorado Republican delegate Gabriel Nathan Schwartz, who says he was robbed by a woman he took to his hotel room during the GOP convention, we hope this one holds up. Schwartz, a personal i ... More >>
LOCALS ONLY Rie-Rie is one of the very few female rappers in the Colorado hip-hop scene and among even fewer who consistently puts out albums. In 2008, Rie Rie is trying to do it even bigger by releasing two albums at the same time. One of them, Ms. 5280, is a straight up solo project that features ... More >>
Reality TV gets a little too real in this world premiere.
It’s not torture, but this latest Mideast thriller’s as conventional as they come. We’re (water) bored. (Sorry.)
Everyone complains that the Emmy Awardsâ€”heck, most Award showsâ€”are staid, over-long affairs that just donâ€™t earn their three-plus hour block of prime time anymore. Viewers (not to mention reviewers) look for anything thatâ€™s remarkableâ€”whose dress sucked (Hayden Panettiere), who made the be ... More >>
Fashion goes more than skin deep as Mayor Hickenlooper suits up for Esquire.
Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen.
The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor.
Pulling the pin on Grenade
Jude Law puts a pretty face on an ugly story in Alfie.
From the week of October 21, 2004
American hunger for black-tar heroin has made downtown Denver the land of opportunity for immigrant dealers.
Meet Holly Kylberg, the boldest of Denver's boldfaced names.
Zine benefit turns trash into flash, cash
Aspen gets soaked in a battle over bottled water.
Elliott Smith 1969-2003
Zaidy's Deli serves up great food and conversation.
Dazzle Supper Club
Forget credit counseling. Now you can cyberbeg to a debt-free life.
At Neiman Marcus, home wasn't built in a day.
Shead's barbecue pours on the thrills -- without the frills.
Rush Hour 2 is as light on its feet as a dead elephant.
Can superheroes and alternative comic authors really get along?
Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.