Praise the Lord! When the national tour of The Book of Mormon comes back to the Buell Theatre tomorrow for a three-week run that continues until November 24, it will bring back the ticket lottery that was so popular the first time around. A limited number of tickets for each performance will be so ... More >>
Remember The Book of Mormon? The musical from Coloradans and Broadway darlings Matt Stone and Trey Parker flew through here just last summer, electrifying Denver audiences, or at least the folks who were lucky to snag its fast-disappearing tickets. But if you missed it the first time around, here's ... More >>
The Book of Mormon finally arrived in Denver, freighted with a massive weight of hype, slick marketing, praise and excitement for this musical created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, both Colorado natives. The show had sold out within hours last January, with friends posting photographs of themselves ... More >>
Coloradans and visitors from other states put on their short-sleeved button-up shirts, ties, backpacks and bicycle helmets and made their way down to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House last night for the opening of The Book of Mormon. And even if they didn't don full-on Mormon attire, these fans felt lu ... More >>
If you are one of the lucky people who snagged a ticket to The Book of Mormon's first stop on its national tour before the Denver run sold out in under four hours, pat yourself on the back. If not, get in line now -- or at least get ready. As we announced yesterday, the Mormon producers have establi ... More >>
The Book of Mormon's Denver premiere should have musical fans dancing.You could pretty much hear the yelps of joy all the way out here when The Book of Mormon opened in New York last year. The New York Times declared this musical -- by our very own South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Sto ... More >>
Denver's Vintage Theatre took on a major project when its members decided to take on Avenue Q: The Tony Triple Crown-winning adult musical featuring Muppet-like puppets, made from scratch with big, flappin' dirty mouths, isn't cheap to to stage, nor is it your everyday song-and-dance.
Miguel Lopez.Marijuana activist Miguel Lopez took a signed petition for the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol act of 2012 out of a voter's hands on July 17 and allegedly prevented volunteers from retrieving it. When the petition didn't resurface last week, Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol propon ... More >>
Dan Tang.Operation Fortune Cookie, a 2008 raid netting 24,000 marijuana plants, was the largest weed bust in state history -- but it imploded among claims of police snitches, paid-off politicians and a secret DEA investigation. Last March, two Fortune Cookie investigators, Daniel Joyce and Ro ... More >>
Dan TangPlot twists continue in Operation Fortune Cookie, Colorado's largest weed bust that imploded among suspicions of snitches, paid-off politicians and a secret DEA investigation. Two weeks ago, two Fortune Cookie investigators currently suing their superiors filed a motion claiming that ... More >>
Dan TangTurmoil continues in Operation Fortune Cookie, the state's largest drug bust that collapsed amid alleged cop snitches and paid-off politicians. Last week, we reported that a suit filed by two local cops suggests Thornton Commander Dante Carbone was the prime suspect in the leak that s ... More >>
Dan Tang.As we reported on Tuesday, a new court filing suggests the prime suspect for the implosion of Operation Fortune Cookie, the person many people suspected of tipping off restaurateur and apparent drug kingpin Dan Tang and sabotaging the state's largest pot bust, was Thornton Sergeant D ... More >>
Operation Fortune Cookie, a 2008 raid that netted 24,000 marijuana plants, was the largest weed bust in Colorado history -- but it imploded among suspicions of police snitches, paid-off politicians and a secret DEA investigation. Now a court filing quoting from that investigation alleges the ... More >>
Operation Fortune Cookie operatives raided dozens of grow houses like this -- but never found the source of the internal leak.Ever since Northglenn Detective Daniel Joyce and Thornton Detective Robert Lopez filed a lawsuit last week alleging corruption within Operation Fortune Cookie, the new ... More >>
Adams County Sheriff Doug DarrThis past Monday, when Westword started making calls about a lawsuit that had just been filed by two former North Metro Task Force members alleging they faced retaliation for speaking out about corruption that occurred in Operation Fortune Cookie, a massive indoo ... More >>
Big-time restaurateur Dan Tang is believed to be a the center of Colorado's largest -- and strangest -- indoor weed bustWith the sentencing of prominent restaurant owner Dan Tang this coming Wednesday, March 31, it seemed like the long, strange tale of Operation Fortune Cookie would finally b ... More >>
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