It's a weekend of superlatives in Denver: The biggest reunion of the year (OutKast), the biggest drum set on the planet (Terry Bozzio), the king of Tex-Mex Guitar (Joe King Carrasco)...All great shows. There are more, including the annual Reggae on the Rocks and NedFest for the people who miss the o ... More >>
Wine dinners this week will transport you from Larimer Square to the South Rhone, and from Boulder to Italy. And at a special spirits tasting at the Museum of Colorado Denver on Wednesday, you can celebrate drinking right here at home: MCA will feature Denver-based Leopold Bros. at the event. Keep r ... More >>
"Adventures on the Wine Route," a Monday-night series at Bistro Vendome based on Adventures on the Wine Route, the 1988 book on the French wine country by Kermit Lynch, continues tonight with a new installment focusing on Languedoc, and featuring selections from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant of Santa B ... More >>
Editor's note: Hall & Oates are now going as Daryl Hall & John Oates, because apparently that's the way you add gravitas to a catalogue that will turn your pants pastel and put shoulder pads in whatever shirt you're wearing if you listen long enough. Here's the thing: They needn't bother -- the song ... More >>
Tables to Farms is a new program launched by Boulder and Denver area chefs and restaurateurs to help farmers who suffered the ravages of last month's flood. From now through November, participating restaurants will collect cash donations from customers, and some will hold special fundraising events; ... More >>
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS | 8/23-8/24 Twenty years ago, the Dave Matthews Band played Red Rocks for the first time, opening for the Tragically Hip and the Samples, and went on to build a loyal following with early shows at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. In the two decades since, the gu ... More >>
Chef Ian Kleinman of the Inventing Room is spearheading a Willy Wonka-themed dinner at Roth Distributing, 17801 East 40th Avenue in Aurora, this evening at 6:30 p.m. The seven-course dinner is the latest collaboration from the Denver Five (Matt Selby, Brian Laird, Ian Kleinman, Sean Yontz and Jorel ... More >>
This year's Great American Beer Festival played temporary home to 580 breweries -- and with more than 2,700 beers poured, the fest's professional judge panel had its hands (and mouths) full when making decisions on the winners of all 84 categories. Continue reading for the full list of the weekend's ... More >>
Back in January 2011, in the wake of our "50 reasons we're glad we live in Denver and not the United States" post, we shared a Comment of the Day from a reader who declared the Mile High City boring and lacking in culture. The latter item has continued to collect responses for a year-plus, including ... More >>
"I'll have the chardonnay, thanks." After overhearing this from a nearby diner during a recent restaurant meal, followed immediately by the withering response, "Seriously? A chardonnay?" from said diner's snarky companion, we realized that chardonnay still has a bullshit reputation.
It's the weekend! As always, there's no shortage of things to get into. If you're looking to twirl and whirl like a dervish all over the city, you've come to the right place. We've got the drop on the hottest dance music and parties going down, from the return of the DMCs and The Skinny Dip tonight ... More >>
Furthur is making its way back to Colorado for a three-night stand at Red Rocks Amphitheater that kicks off on Friday, September 21. Pre-sale tickets ($55-$60) go on sale this Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m. through Furthur's fan page and will be available until 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, after whic ... More >>
Tenacious D at Red Rocks on Thursday, July 26. This is not opinion. This is fact. The dudes are back and touring in support of Rize of the Fenix, their new album and purportedly the greatest album of all time. This, apparently, is not opinion either, but rather fact. The tour kicks off on May 23 in ... More >>
With pretty much the entire music world holed up in Austin this weekend for this year's edition of SXSW, it's amazing that there's any musical options to choose from this weekend at all, much less decent ones. Alas, though, there are still plenty of compelling reasons to leave the house. Girls get t ... More >>
Hunter Pritchett Luca d'Italia 711 Grant Street 303-832-6600 www.lucadenver.com This is part two of my interview with Hunter Pritchett, exec chef of Luca d'Italia. Part one of my chat with Pritchett ran in this space yesterday. Favorite restaurant in America: I just had an amazing meal at Red Med ... More >>
Kendra AndersonPinot...yummy.Our wait was finally over. Last night, exactly 365 days after our first, utterly unforgettable evening with eight über-talented winemakers known as the Pinot Posse, we saddled up and ventured into the wilds of the Denver Tech Center for another wine-drenched homa ... More >>
Blind tastings: They're not just for sommeliers anymore. It's true. A significant part of becoming an advanced level sommelier involves learning to identify wines the hard way -- by relying 100 percent on the wine's appearance in the glass, smell and taste. Given that you are probably not, ... More >>
Last weekend, Jennifer Jasinski and Max MacKissock, two of Denver's best -- and most beloved -- chefs got hitched in California. Jasinski, who owns Euclid Hall, Bistro Vendome and Rioja, where she's the executive chef, and MacKissock, the exec chef of the Squeaky Bean, met several years ago, and the ... 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 >>
Saturday, September 25, Dazzle, 303-839-5100.
Jordan Sankel.Jordan Sankel is a doctor with South Denver Anesthesiologists, and the background spelled out in Sankel's bio is impressive. He's a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine, did residencies at the University of Vermont and a hospital in Santa Barbara, and is a boar ... More >>
Lori Midson Dylan Moore Deluxe 30 South Broadway 303-722-1550 Delite 32 South Broadway 303-722-1278 Deluxe Burger 5325 East Colfax Avenue 303-333-5683 This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Dylan Moore, exec chef of Deluxe, Delite and Deluxe Burger. You can read part one here. C ... More >>
Ah, yes, what a splendid birthday present (okay, it isn't exactly our birthday, but close enough). It seems one of our favorite bands, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, a group we've long been smitten with since first making its acquaintance at South Park some years ago, has a new album slate ... More >>
All right, break's over, kids. Time for the big takeover. Looks like the Flobots are getting back to work -- and it's about damn time, for chrissakes. While the rest of us slept in intervals as a result of our efforts to diligently invest our time in such noble, productive pursuits as drinking ou ... More >>
With data compiled in the interim census of 2005, the National Endowment for the Arts recently released information on working artists in the United States called “Artists in the Workforce.” The sample revealed that almost two million people in this country earn their principle income as artis ... More >>
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The Hitchhiker's Guide is harmless -- well, mostly harmless.
Thursday, September 9, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Colorado could be courting a winner in the NCAA Tournament.
Kate Hudson and Naomi Watts cheese it up in Le Divorce.
In Blue Car, verse helps a disturbed young girl find her way.
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