Had we not already designated police-car swiper Dustin Guinn as our latest Schmuck of the Week earlier today, John David Martinez would seemingly have qualified. After all, he's accused of robbing a bank while wearing a shirt with his name on it. But a closer look at the police report prepared for ... More >>
Big K Productions, which celebrated its twenty years of putting on record shows last year, kicked off the Denver Record Collectors Expo's next twenty as fans stampeded into the ballroom at the Northglenn Ramada Sunday in search of musical holy grail. The platter-covered vendor tables served up every ... More >>
The leaves have turned and the weather's gone cold, but we geeks aren't concerned -- all of our favorite activities take place indoors, anyway. And this November will give Denver geeks plenty to be thankful for between now and Thanksgiving. In addition to the usual buffet of turkey and pumpkin pie, ... More >>
With summer still hanging in there, this is a good weekend to get out and enjoy the warm weather without breaking the bank. We've rounded up ten activities in the Mile High City -- everything from a beach-themed roller-derby party to watching marathon runners dive into pools pull of sudsy fun -- tha ... More >>
Next month, the members of Wanker will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. But not only is it the anniversary of the band, it's also the anniversary of the band being on the cover of this here fishwrap. While Wanker went on to earn nods from our paper as Best Band in 1988 and Best Band to Watch i ... More >>
As stores start to get in the holiday spirit, your wallet begins to get a work-out. Fortunately, you won't have to spend much this weekend to stay entertained. You can ignore the upcoming holidays and pretend it's still Halloween at a Second Halloween art show, dance like a fool in a flash mob, atte ... More >>
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Over the course of the next few weeks, Backbeat will be counting down the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, a look back at the time when Radiohead had all of its gear stolen outside the Rockmada before a 1995 show at the Ogden Theatre. Okay, so it's bad enough that Radiohea ... More >>
Today, the Denver Record Collectors Spring Expo is taking place at Ramada Plaza in Northglenn (I-25 and 120th). For a $2.00 admission, you can sort through a treasure trove of vinyl from over forty dealers from all over the country. While there will also be CDs, posters and other stuff available at ... More >>
We're not entirely sure what happened to Denver's usual March storm, but since it seems to have forgotten us this year, we're going to celebrate the only way we know how: on the cheap. Since we spent most of our money stockpiling canned goods for the annual snow-in, we're out of cash, but tha ... More >>
I'm not gonna mince words, here, people: There's a lot to do here throughout the weekend, if you care to slog out into the slush to do it. Here's a smattering of worthy stuff on our radar. Boulder's Frequent Flyers aerial dance troupe will take to the sky again beginning tonight, with the opening ... More >>
Saturday, March 7, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.
Photo: David Barber This weekend, a cluster of bands from Denver's past and present will be gathering at Herman's Hideaway to celebrate the life of Sharon Rawles, who passed away at the end of September. A cherished member of the music community, Rawles had an undeniable impact on the scene over ... More >>
Find vintage deals at Dana Cains electronics expo.
Our favorite winner from Westword's twenty-third Best of Denver Awards has to be that for "Best (Very) Late-Night People Watching," the Ramada Inn on Colfax: The Ramada Inn Downtown Denver is like a rock-and-roll RV park on weekend nights, when tour buses crowd the parking lot and bleary-eyed music ... More >>
Radiohead was here.
Wednesday, August 15, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.
A new expo showcases vintage electronics.
A LoDo stronghold gives out.
Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen (Hollywood)
If everything works out, Maris the Great will Bury Your Dead at Ozzfest.
A tsunami of suds is likely when the Modern Drunkard Conventioneers pour into Denver.
Thai One On
Harvesting memories with the men of Wheat Ridge.
Sam Taylor is trying to settle his debts to the city.
Wynkoop makes a heavenly combination: beer and fine art.
December 24 - 30, 1998