Pop. 1280, which formed in Brooklyn, New York, in 2008, is a band whose music is informed by the energy of punk and the eruptive and menacing sounds of the darker end of post-punk and early industrial music. The surrealistic atmospheres are bracing and chilling rather than soothing,.Pop. 1280's debu ... More >>
This weekend at the Westword Music Showcase for the first time anywhere, the Colorado Symphony will perform songs from Beck's Song Reader. But not only does this mark the world premiere of these pieces, which were arranged by Jump, Little Children's Jay Clifford, it's the first time a professional e ... More >>
Today marks the Chinese New Year, which is a good reason to go forth into one of this city's excellent Chinese joints and feast on meats and vegetables loaded with Szechuan peppers, a vat of soul-warming beef noodle soup, dumplings or something much, much stranger -- duck tongue, pig's blood or shar ... More >>
Imperial Chinese RestaurantBefore Liu Zeng Qun opened Chef Liu's Authentic Chinese Cuisine, his own Szechuan restaurant in Aurora which I review this week, he spent eight years working for the man who secured the visa that brought him over here: Johnny Hsu. Hsu is the owner of Imperial Chine ... More >>
Mark MangerThe seafood hotpot at Tao Tao Noodle Bar.It's frighteningly easy to go very, very wrong with Chinese food in this city: for every Szechuan, Taiwanese or dim sum gem, there are at least two dollar-a-scoop joints, fast food outposts and restaurants that proffer nothing more than bast ... More >>
Lori Midson Lon Symensma ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro 1555 Blake Street 303-353-5223 www.cholon.com This is part one of my interview with Lon Symensma, executive chef of ChoLon Modern Asian Bistro. Part two of that interview will run in this space tomorrow. Lon Symensma talks faster than a ... More >>
Lori MidsonStreet Kitchen Asian Bistro owner and executive chef Mary NguyenStreet Kitchen Asian Bistro, the first brick-and-mortar to open in the Vallagio at Inverness (Russo's Kitchen Tavern and a second Marco's Coal-Fired Pizzeria will open in the same development in February), is Mary Ng ... More >>
Lori Midson As a countdown to the Best of Denver 2010, which was published April 1, Cafe Society served up, in no particular order, 93 of our hundred favorite dishes in Denver. But we're not done yet. Send your own nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tianjin people have Zan Zhao's customers handed down from the past, the diet culture also receive Yan the Zhao customs handed down from the past the influence, the style by the thick line primarily, has "eight large bowls" "in a big way, four digs up" and so on, use the multipurpose large bowl b ... More >>
Bollywood Meets Hollywood in Danny Boyle's latest.
Cut to the quick.
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Randy Schoch delivers Chinese treats with an American twist.
Whats love got to do with it? Not much.
Jet Li goes out with a whimper, not a bang.
Mission: Impossible III runs the franchise into the ground.
From dirty jokes and soldiers to penguins and gays, we made our preferences known.
Wong Kar Wai delivers a sequel that far outpaces the original.
Skirt-chasing Vince Vaughn is Wedding Crashers' master of ceremonies.
Artist's vision has a global spectrum
State of infamy
The Reign in Spain
Barry Fey tries the Keg on for size.
2001? What 2001?
Shanghai Noon goes way out West, but not far enough.
Why are there no cameras rolling in Denver?
Actress Joan Chen makes an impressive directing debut.
The Law brothers' kangaroo movie was an epic failure, but they keep on kicking.
Love her or hate her--but give her some respect.
Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season