Reba McEntire

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Godzilla and five more kaiju I have loved

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Comedian Maria Bamford on anxiety, depression and avoiding hecklers

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Kathy Griffin talks Cher, Celine Dion and how straight women get laid

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Denver comics come clean on "clean comedy"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (8 free!), April 12-14

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    So Many Ladies brings funny dames to Bovine Metropolis

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Lily Tomlin on stand-up, Kristen Wiig and playing Reba McEntire's mother

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    And the season 11 winner of American Idol is...

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    Review: Miranda Lambert at 1STBANK Center, 3/17/12

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012
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    October 18, 2011

    The best and worst of sitcoms starring musicians

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    George Strait & Reba, Sleigh Bells, Cypress Hill shows announced. Tix on sale this weekend.

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Ageless wonders: Five musicians who look just as good today as they did yesterday

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2008

    James Blunt is a Douchebag and Other Assorted Goodies

    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.

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2004

    Voices Carry

    Harmony has something to sing about

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Various Artists

    Cold Mountain: Music From the Miramax Motion Picture (DMZ/Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax)

  • Music

    December 18, 2003


    Rounding up holiday discs that offer season's greetings -- and beatings.

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Carla Bozulich

  • Music

    April 24, 2003

    Prince of Darkness

    Having moved away from Palace, Will Oldham breaks down as Bonnie Prince Billy.

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 17, 2003

  • Summer Guide

    June 14, 2001

    Rodeo Roundup

    Greeley Independence Stampede

  • Music

    February 1, 2001

    They Right the Songs

    A group of area songwriters gathers to improve their tunes -- and take a shot at the bigtime.

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Lady Sang the Blues

    Monica Janzen had a great voice, a solid band and a new record. She also had breast cancer.

  • News

    September 14, 2000

    Dialing for Dollars

    It's out with Howard Stern and in with more Britney as radio conglomerates chase the almighty buck.

  • Music

    December 9, 1999

    Time of the Season

    This year's holiday CDs alternately inspire joy, nausea and terror. Which would you prefer?

  • Music

    November 18, 1999


    Two-steppin' through a slew of recent country releases.

  • Music

    June 10, 1999

    A LaFave Rave

    Jimmy LaFave upholds American musical tradition one song at a time.

  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Dangerous Waves

    Thirty minutes in the life of Denver radio.

  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    The Train Rolls On

    When it comes to genuine country music, Wayne "The Train" Hancock is steaming full speed ahead.

  • Music

    December 13, 1995



  • News

    July 27, 1994