TripAdvisor has come up with its choices for best landmarks and parks in the U.S. and the world -- and one in Colorado finished very, very high on the list. How well did it do? Count down the photo-illustrated top ten below, featuring TripAdvisor text and links to each location. To see the original ... More >>
MY BLOODY VALENTINE @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 8/19/13 Few bands of the past two decades have had as profound an influence on as wide a spectrum of artists as My Bloody Valentine. Not only did the landmark 1991 album Loveless have a massive impact on the group's peers at the time, but it has since influ ... More >>
Kylesa got its start in 2001 when former members of sludge-metal band Damad teamed up with guitarist and visual artist Laura Pleasants. From the beginning, this Savannah, Georgia-based band has shown no loyalty to a specific genre; as a result, the outfit's discography has been fascinatingly varied. ... More >>
TURBONEGRO @ OGDEN THEATRE | MON, 5/20/13 In 1989, when Norwegian band Turbonegro got together, it was clearly fueled by a love of Alice Cooper and acts like Hanoi Rocks and the Stooges. You can hear the influence in songs like "Sell Your Body (To the Night)," which features an obvious guitar-riff n ... More >>
JOE BONAMASSA @ BELLCO THEATRE | TUES, 4/23/13 Joe Bonamassa is a nouveau bluesman who favors a hybrid blues-rock sound that employs simple song structures and puts the emphasis on powerful fretwork, an approach that nods to a distinctive era of the 1960s, when British players such as John Mayall, J ... More >>
The Denver School of the Arts Jazz Workshop Orchestra is among the twelve top high school jazz bands in the country - and the only one in Colorado -- chosen to participate in the eighth annual Swing Central Jazz Band Competition & Workshop in Savannah, Georgia. From March 27 through March 29, the yo ... More >>
This past weekend, as many savored the sunlight, we spotted William Reynolds, a 7/Eleven clerk who writes poetry and short stories, enjoying the weather while wearing an unusual piece of menswear: a purple hoodie. Read on to learn his personal connection to thrift stores, what pseudonyms he goes by, ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
Josh Monopoli Black Cat 1964 13th Street, Boulder 303-444-5500 www.blackcatboulder.com Bramble & Hare 1970 13th Street, Boulder 303-444-9110 brambleandhare.com Part one of my interview with Josh Monopoli, chef de cuisine of Black Cat and Bramble & Hare, ran yesterday; this is part two. Favorite ... More >>
Josh Monopoli Black Cat 1964 13th Street, Boulder 303-444-5500 www.blackcatboulder.com Bramble & Hare 1970 13th Street, Boulder 303-444-9110 brambleandhare.com This is part one of my interview with Josh Monopoli, chef de cuisine of Black Cat and Bramble & Hare, Part two of our chat will run tomorr ... More >>
"Why not?" deadpans Eric Skokan when I ask him about opening Bramble & Hare, the new restaurant he'll unveil to the public on Monday, directly adjacent to Black Cat, the gospel of seasonality that Skokan introduced to Boulder in 2006 just off the Pearl Street Mall.
Baroness (due tomorrow night at the Ogden Theatre) is a band from Savannah, Georgia, known for making a true alloy of psychedelic metal, the precision of prog, and punk attitude. In that way, they're musical kin to bands like Kylesa and Mastodon. With the release of its debut full-length, 2007's Red ... More >>
If the hat Steven Tyler wore during last night's premiere of American Idol is anything to go by, it's going to be an interesting season.Nearly eight months since Scotty McCreery became America's latest Idol in May 2011, it's good to have the cast of American Idol 2.0 back in action. To wit, R ... More >>
Lori MidsonIt's dishes like Euclid Hall's duck poutine that catapulted Denver to No. 13 on Travel Leisure's America's Best Cities for Foodies listThe best city in America for foodniks? According to the readers of Travel Leisure magazine, which just released its 2011 roster of the best Ame ... More >>
Paula Deen eats cakeI love Paula Deen. I mean, which other high-profile chef whose mug is plastered all over your TV screen, gets hit in the face with a ham, loads her
It's been at least a week since our fair state made it on any Most Livable, Charming, Fittest or Drunkest list. So thank heavens for the folks at ForbesTraveler, the "luxury travel authority from inspiration to reservation." Its latest ingenious and largely predictable compilation of "America ... More >>
The most resonant information that's come my way thus far today in relation to the anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings at Columbine High School was contained in an e-mail sent to Westword by Vicki Newell, a public-policy director with the Colorado PTA. It's a list of school shootings since ... More >>
Listen up, y'all! Tomorrow, at 9:30 a.m. on the Food Network, Savory Spice Shop owners Janet and Mike Johnston will appear on Paula Deen's Best Dishes with the queen of Southern cuisine herself. Seems that Miss Deen invited the married couple to her Savannah, Georgia home (just follow the buttah) to ... More >>
As interview subjects, musicians tend to fall into a handful of predictable categories: the kind that offer canned answers, the sort who fall back on cliches, the ones just waiting for something to offend them, those who actually listen to each question and try to answer in a fresh way (those are th ... More >>
From the week of 12/21/2006
Tuesday, November 8, Climax Lounge, 303-292-5483.
Otion, Denver's multimedia instrumental curio, wonders sometimes about sound and vision.