This week, Denver residents have a rare opportunity to see the genesis and current pinnacle of the kaiju genre with showings of both the original 1954 Japanese classic Godzilla (at the Sie FilmCenter) and the brand-new iteration (screening pretty much everywhere else movie tickets are sold). The ori ... More >>
Maria Bamford has long been a comedian of choice for those who enjoy offbeat humor grounded in absurdist, sharply observed character sketches. Over the last decade and a half, Bamford has raised her public profile with appearances on the Comedians of Comedy Tour, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job ... More >>
For the better part of three decades, Kathy Griffin has been performing standup -- but the two-time Emmy winner may be best known for her television domination. With more than a dozen comedy specials under her belt and multiple TV series with Griffin as the star, the comedian has found success in be ... More >>
Whenever an event promotes itself as "clean comedy," there are typically two reactions from comedy fans: They're either thrilled to have a funny night out that they can take their kids to (or, if you're a moralist, an event you can get through without crossing your arms in a that's-not-funny protest ... More >>
Warmer weather is back, so it's time to get out of the house and have some fun in Denver this weekend. From Doors Open Denver, which opens up dozens of historic buildings, to art openings and a cat show, there's plenty to do in this town for pennies. We've highlighted ten of the best events that cos ... More >>
As a standup comedian for over a decade in New York and Los Angeles and a weekly performer with the Groundlings, Britt Swenson has met a lot of interesting characters over the years. Those characters will be on display in her comedy show So Many Ladies, which opens at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Bov ... More >>
With a career spanning five decades, Lily Tomlin has entertained generations of families through appearances on shows as diverse as Sesame Street, Laugh-In, Damages and, most recently, Malibu Country. But the Tony, Grammy, Emmy and Peabody award-winning actress, who got her start in standup, says th ... More >>
Five months of auditions, live performances and rounds and rounds of voting led to last night's big moment. Who would be crowned the American Idol champion after so much anticipation? Who deserved to win? Phillip Phillips. Beating Jessica Sanchez, the season's runner-up, in a record-breaking 132 m ... More >>
MIRANDA LAMBERT @ 1STBANK CENTER | 3/17/12 Miranda Lambert is justifiably incredulous. Twenty songs into her 22-song set, just before the St. Patrick's Day edition of her She-Woman Men Haters Club is about to conclude, someone on her crew has taken it upon himself to preempt the proceedings by turn ... More >>
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We feel the same way about you, Fred Durst.The bad news is that Snoop Dogg is getting a sitcom, a no-doubt hackneyed affair starring the Doggfather as a patriarch with his mind on his family and his family on his mind. The even worse news is that Limp Bizkit front-penis Fred Durst is apparent ... More >>
Country superstars George Strait and Reba McEntire have sold close to 125 million records. combined. In his career, which spans more than three decades, Strait has had more number-one singles than Elvis, and his latest effort, Twang, debuted at the number-one slot on Billboard's Top Country A ... More >>
Musicians have a hard life: Touring, recording, partying -- all these things tend to destroy any semblance of their youngselves by the time they're older. Even so, there have been a few who've somehow managed to come out on top. Maybe it's plastic surgery, maybe it's something else entirely, ... More >>
Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain: The Next Big Thing has been sighted by Tom Breihan; prepare yourself for the onslaught of sensitive white-boy robo-soul.
Harmony has something to sing about
Cold Mountain: Music From the Miramax Motion Picture (DMZ/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax)
Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.
Having moved away from Palace, Will Oldham breaks down as Bonnie Prince Billy.
From the week of April 17, 2003
Greeley Independence Stampede
A group of area songwriters gathers to improve their tunes -- and take a shot at the bigtime.
Monica Janzen had a great voice, a solid band and a new record. She also had breast cancer.
It's out with Howard Stern and in with more Britney as radio conglomerates chase the almighty buck.
This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?
Two-steppin' through a slew of recent country releases.
Jimmy LaFave upholds American musical tradition one song at a time.
Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.
When it comes to genuine country music, Wayne "The Train" Hancock is steaming full speed ahead.
THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS DISCS PROVIDE SOME ROUGH SLEDDING.
HIS NEWSPAPER'S IN COLORADO, BUT HIS BAGS ARE PACKED FOR NASHVILLE.