When my sister asked if I wanted to join her and my brother on a tour of the Kink.com studios in San Francisco, I initially declined. I hate porn -- mostly because I don't understand it -- and I didn't want to be that kind of uncomfortable in public. But then I found out that the company was housed ... More >>
I just returned from San Francisco, where I pigged out on everything from oysters and noodles to quail and "world peace" peanut muscovado milk. I also made the unfortunate mistake of hitting up an Indian restaurant -- Dosa, if you want to to know -- that sucked, but the vegetarian thali at this Indi ... More >>
The countdown to the apocalypse has begun! So where do you want to be when the world ends, at home on your couch wrapped up in a Snuggie, waiting for the sky to fall, or out on the dancefloor, living it up and shaking your booty? Dancefloor? We thought as much, which is why we're offering up this co ... More >>
STEVIE WONDER @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/12/12The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Stevie Wonder, in theory, is an American artistic treasure. He's more than our Beatles or Rolling Stones; he's our Dickens or Dalí: a figure o ... More >>
This is part one of my interview with Wade Kirwan, executive chef of Adrift. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Wade Kirwan Adrift 218 South Broadway 303-862-5749 www.facebook.com/adriftbar It's mid-day, and the lights are dim at Adrift, the tiki bar and restaurant that opened three months a ... More >>
Sunday, June 10, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007
June starts tomorrow, ushering in the summer season for barbecuing, bobbing around in the pool on a raft and sipping boat drinks, preferably made with some sort of tropical fruit.
Rachel Thoele of Flipper (due tonight at the Lion's Lair) got her start in the Bay Area punk scene in her first band God (or G.O.D. aka Girls On Drugs or Girls Over Dosed). But the first band she was in that many people got to see was Frightwig, the legendary art punk band from the '80s that was oft ... More >>
The West Coast punks are pogoing into town this spring at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other locations, for a series of shows falling under the aegis of Search & Destroy. So-named for the San Francisco 'zine or the '70s), the ring of satellite shows will come ... More >>
The Boulder International Fringe Festival has announced its preliminary 2012 artist lineup, which includes such past fringe faves as TinHouse Experimental Dance, Gemma Wilcox Productions, Square Product Theatre and Band of Toughs, as well as a wide range of on-the-edge artists hailing from New York ... More >>
Arguably the biggest DJ ever to come out of Denver, Eric Galaviz aka Hipp-E made his bones promoting and deejaying at some of the earliest raves in Colorado. After leaving his indelible mark on our city, he moved to San Diego in the '90s, where he became an influential part of the West Coast house s ... More >>
I just got back from the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, which pimped, among other indisputably un-fancy weird shit, clam chowder (from a can) pizza and bacon lube (more on those later this afternoon), but I also hit several restaurants (three in an hour, plus a bakery, which may be my all-time re ... More >>
Are you ready to rock?When Matt Finn was able to finally quit his job as an e-mail server technician thanks to the success of his ClearTune guitar tuning application for smart phones, his world changed forever. From a humble office located on Denver's 16th Street Mall, Finn and his fellow innovators ... More >>
Paper Diamond's stock just rose significantly. The Boulder-based act led by Alex B. (aka Alex Botwin) of Pnuma Trio and Elm and Oak, has been added to the Outside Lands festival happening a few weekends from now in San Francisco. Have you seen the lineup? He'll be in some pretty impressive c ... More >>
Flickr A week from today, Colorado is cutting -- pun intended -- Medicaid funding for circumcisions. According to the Associated Press, the state will join seventeen others in making the cost-saving move, which will likely please circumcision opponents, such as Paul Russo, the subject of a 19 ... More >>
Lori MidsonYears ago, when I lived in San Diego and Los Angeles, I'd end my drunken nights of debauchery holed up at a taqueria, where Cali-style burritos were slung 24/7. My favorite taqueria in the world is in Santa Barbara, but my second favorite is right here in the heart of San Francisc ... More >>
Photo by Sandlin GaitherChicago house heavyweight and acid-jazz/downtempo darling Mark Farina has already made two trips to Denver this year -- but for his third, a set at the Gothic Theatre this Friday night, he's promoting the release of the seventh Mushroom Jazz album, just as laid-back an ... More >>
Raised on a steady diet of Chicago house music as a kid growing up in Champaign, Illinois, Jessica Phillippe emerged as one of the most in-demand underground female DJs over the past few years. Also known as J. Phlip, Phillippe studied engineering at the University of Illinois before relocat ... More >>
Formed in 2009, Weekend started out as a trio comprised of guys from punk and hardcore bands in the Bay Area who wanted to do something with a broader sonic palette. Often compared to My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus & Mary Chain, Weekend doesn't really sound like either so much as a pop ban ... More >>
OpenTable.com, the free (for consumers) online reservations program, just released its 2010 Diners' Choice Awards for restaurants that are most Fit for Foodies, the victors of which were determined by more than seven million online reviews as voted by OpenTable diners. The question is, ho ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
Thursday, October 22, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Tuesday, February 10, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
This Friday night in Philadelphia, DeVotchKa is kicking off a fairly exhaustive eight week tour that will take the band across the country from New York to San Francisco to Austin -- not during South By Southwest, surprisingly -- back up through the midwest before culminating in Cleveland on Saturd ... More >>
It's no secret that DJ Vajra is one of, if not the best turntablists out of Colorado. He recently took a trip to San Francisco and connected with one of the best DJ's on Earth: DJ Q-Bert. Vajra visited Q-Bert at his house and had a scratch session on Q-Bert's infamous table of four pairs of turntabl ... More >>
The San Francisco Mime Troupe thinks
Thursday, August 21, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
This rappers been doing the walk of shame for so long, it feels like a marathon.
Meat and potatoes of Denvers restaurant scene.
Friday, March 17, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772; Saturday, March 18, Dulcinea's 100th Monkey, 303-832-3601; Sunday, March 19, D-Note, Arvada, 303-463-6683.
Tuesday, November 8, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The Cockettes brings back nostalgia for a gay old time.
Colorado Rockies' new uniforms
LIFE IS A DRAG FOR PUSSY TOURETTE--AND THAT'S THE WAY HE LIKES IT.