Restaurant owners have access to a rich and varied language when they choose the names of their establishments; they can also delve in to the languages of other cultures for inspiration. In fits of creativity, new words are even invented to give individuality to a fledgling business. So it's always ... More >>
BARONESS @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/21/13 After the year Baroness had, it was obvious the quartet was happy to out playing again, and the crowd at the Bluebird last night was likewise amped to see the band. This was displayed none more powerfully and vividly than during the performance of "Swollen and H ... More >>
Well, it's a wrap. The nineteenth annual Westword Music Showcase Awards are now officially in the books. The Bluebird was packed, and, man, what a good time. Drinks, food, friends -- what else do you need? Next to the Showcase itself, this is one of the best nights for local music all year. Plenty o ... More >>
Coffee started as a hobby for Phil Goodlaxson, owner of Corvus Coffee. "I have a business degree, I did the corporate life for a bit, and when I'd had enough of that, I started looking for something that would be an artisan craft. I started getting more and more interested in coffee," he explains. ... More >>
The Big Year, based on a 2004 book by former Denver Post writer Mark Obmascik and starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Huston and Rashida Jones, among others, debuts in theaters nationwide today. But before The Big Year got the big Hollywood treatment, it w ... More >>
Over the course of the last year, Hunter Dragon has slowly rolled out sections of his three-part EP series, How the Crow Flows. Back in April, we saw part one, with part two following in June. Now part three is available directly from his site for free.
Filter PressCat DeRose has lived near Little Raven Street for years, but she has Denver Public Schools' third graders to thank for all that she now knows about its namesake. And later this month, they'll be able to thank her back. DeRose's 23-page book, Little Raven, Chief of the Southern Ar ... More >>
If you don't recognize the name Collapse yet, rest assured, you will. The band, which was formed by Zac Joe from Cephalic Carnage and is fronted by Ben Pitts of To Be Eaten, just released its first 7-inch split on the relaunched Ash From Sweat Records.
WildEarth Guardians says this little guy deserves to be listed as an endangered species.A prominent wildlife conservation group is suing Secretary of the Interior (and former Colorado Senator) Ken Salazar for reportedly failing to protect a prairie song bird that many say is nearing extinctio ... More >>
The Federal Aviation Administration has opened its database about birds and other animals struck by planes -- a hot topic following the January landing in the Hudson River of a US Airways flight that tangled with a flock of geese. And guess what? Our own Denver International Airport has the most rep ... More >>
Due to illness, tonight's Airborne Toxic Event show at the Bluebird Theater will be postponed until Wednesday, April 15 at the Ogden Theatre. All tickets to the Bluebird show will be honored and refunds are available at point of purchase. Henry Clay People, who were supposed to open the show tonight ... More >>
Denver's food scene may not be as big as San Francisco's or New York's, but it isn't bad. In fact, it's the perfect match between intimacy and variety. And its size provides plenty of opportunities to get close not just to our restaurants, but to the specialty food shops around town. Culinary Co ... More >>
This bird-watching session requires binoculars and a chili spoon.
Alright, I'm as positive as Jamie Lynn Spear's pregnancy test that tix for this thing are going to be gone quicker than a free flat screen on Craigslist, but I figured I'd put it out there for you just in case the Fray isn't one of your friends on MySpace, where word of a trio of intimate hometown s ... More >>
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