Update 3/21/13: The poll is now open. Let the voting begin! The road to the nineteenth annual edition of the Westword Music Showcase is officially being paved. While we've already announced some of the acts appearing on the Main Stage this year, below are the acts appearing on this year's Showcase ... More >>
Update 3/14/12: The polls are officially open. Please feel free to make your way to the 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot and register your vote! The 2012 Westword Music Showcase ballot is here -- no more waiting. Well, that's not entirely true: You will have to wait another day or so before the ... More >>
Almost a month ago exactly, big slabs of the ceiling over the stage at the Oriental Theater came raining down during a show featuring Doug Kershaw. Thankfully nobody was hurt during the incident, but it caused the historic theater at 44th and Tennyson to be closed for the better part of the p ... More >>
Update! Worst postponement EVER! Tonight's Denver premiere of The Worst Movie EVER! was supposed to be the first event hosted by the Oriental Theater after a chunk of its ceiling fell onto the stage last week. This morning, unfortunately, the city inspector gave it a no-go, meaning that, for the tim ... More >>
We've received word that Absolutely Huge Entertainment has signed an agreement to take over the Oriental Theater, which became available in August. Headed up by Anna Muniz, who has over twenty years of experience in the bar and entertainment industry, the group also includes Joe Hendricks, ... More >>
Just a year after taking over the Oriental Theater, the owners of 3 Kings Tavern have thrown in the towel and put the historic, 700-person venue at 4335 West 44th Avenue up for sale. Jim Norris, one of those owners -- and now also part-owner of the new opened Rockaway Tavern -- says they trie ... More >>
Meet Danny Vegas, the Sin City showman the Killers love.
One good turn deserves another.
The Ogden's rehab is done, but the future's still dark for other vintage theaters.
The Oriental survives yet another management change -- for now.
After more than two decades, Blackie is still lawless.
Halim Al-Karim finds his artistic voice in exile.