Suffice it to say that I eat out more than the general population, unless, of course, the general population can catalogue more than 450 restaurant meals in a year -- which is about the number of breakfasts, lunches and dinners that I stomached in 2012. Pathetic, isn't it? But all those food dates a ... More >>
Kaoru Ishibashi (aka Kishi Bashi) came straight out of Berklee with a degree in film scoring and went right into performing, first with Barnum's Kaleidoscope and then with his Jupiter One. Along the way, he had stints with Regina Spektor and Sondre Lerche, and he was also a touring member of Kevin B ... More >>
This Saturday, some of the hottest local talent will be getting busy on fifteen stages throughout the Golden Triangle for the annual Westword Music Showcase. After the Showcase wraps, Q-Tip, hip-hop's premiere rapping, producing, trendsetting, superstar will rock a rare DJ set at City Hall Amphithea ... More >>
Kelsey WhippleGlenn Grassi goes American Gothic in front of his miniature creation.The fully functioning home in which Glenn Grassi is standing in isn't much larger than his bedroom was that time he joined the circus. It is significantly smaller than the sets he made and won national awards f ... More >>
A small but sturdy herd of PETA activists is stomping its feet against the circus' stay in Denver. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals supporters took their grievances against Ringing Bros. & Barnum & Bailey's treatment of its elephants to the front of the coliseum this afternoon in hop ... More >>
Where would PETA wash their cars? The elephant seen in the photograph above squints his eye and squeals in pain from the burning caused by the car wash cleaning solution. The sign graces the Jumbo Car Wash, which was named after the first elephant purchased by P.T. Barnum (in 1882), and is lo ... More >>
P.T. Barnum."There's a sucker born every minute," P.T. Barnum supposedly said That includes all those suckers who still believe the stories about how Barnum, the founder of the Greatest Show on Earth, which rolled into town yesterday, called Denver home over a century ago.
Now, in the center ring, Denver mayor John Hickenlooper is about to get a chance to show mercy to elephants -- even if, as the Democratic candidate for governor, Hickenlooper has Republicans on the run in Colorado (with a major assist from the sideshow of Tom Tancredo's candidacy).
Guns N’ Roses Chinese Democracy Interscope Frankly, after a decade and a half, I’m just happy that only some of this blows, instead of the whole thing – and as a bonus, several of the tracks that do blow are unintentionally funny. Not all of them, of course: “If the World” sounds so muc ... More >>
The Peking Acrobats put on an age-old show.
Catch the big turn-on at Coors Amphitheatre.
From the week of October 13, 2005
Animal rights -- and wrongs -- at the greatest show on earth.
Sheryl Renee recognizes her favorites.
Tilt-a-Whirl World puts a twist on Lakeside
Arvada Center cooks up a Texas-sized musical
This place is a zoo!
The sound and the furry.
The circus returns with plenty of dazzle
Where little folks rule
When DJ Vadim traveled to the ends of the earth, he found hip-hop in every corner.
From the week of July 11, 2002
A one-ring with a zing, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus reaches out to adults.
Dumbo and dumber
P.T. Barnum was a great showman, but Denver's Bart Barnum may be just as good.
Arizona's Les Payne Product feels the burn.
October 1 - 7, 1998
It's air today, gone tomorrow for the frequent flyers at the Central YMCA.
THE DEFECTION OF PHILIP ANSCHUTZ IS JUST THE LATEST RED FLAG IN THE PEPSI CENTER DEAL.