Space might be the place, but earth is home, sweet, home. And for that reason, tonight's installment of Deer Pile's monthly space-nerd evening, Space in Your Face, will turn its telescope on the place where we live, approaching the planet from a dizzying variety of angles, both scientific and out-of ... More >>
- Harry Tuft and Barry Fey officially inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame
- John Denver Colorado Hall of Fame induction at 1STBANK Center, 4/21/11
- Colorado Music Hall of Fame inaugural induction
Just three weeks from now, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame is planning for its n ... More >>
Catch Molina Speaks's Bronze Future chapbook release party tomorrow at Grohaus.If you manage to survive today's snowpocalypse, there's plenty of party goodness happening in the Mile High City this weekend. It's Bob Marley's birthday, in case you feel like celebrating. Oh, and speaking of cele ... More >>
A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
It's a bit of a slow week again, but the media coming out today is so top-notch that it's hard to complain. Provided you're interested in things like playing god, a relationship puzzle game about love or watching a movie that's sort of about time travel, you'll have a lot to take in this wee ... More >>
An image from Lockheed Martin Space Systems' website.Lockheed Martin Space Systems' Waterton Canyon facility has served as a major economic engine for southern Jefferson County for decades, and it will no doubt continue to do so -- but its horsepower is due for a reduction. The firm plans to ... More >>
An image from the Zybek website.
Been looking everywhere for realistic representations of the lunar surface? Look no more. Zybek Advanced Products, a Boulder-based firm just chosen for assistance by a University of Colorado-affiliated nonprofit dedicated to promoting space-industry entrepreneurship ... More >>
Joel WarnerThe Great Experimenters (from left): James Quirk, Barnabas Von Scarecrow, Russ Dale and Matt Twardy
Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, co ... More >>
For those of you that managed to catch the show last night, apologies for the train wreck that was the segue (ahem, read dead-air) between the first and second song and the second and third song. Evidently, there was some button on the board that wasn't engaged, which caused us to inexplicably recei ... More >>
The newly shorn Ace Young, now of "American Idol Extra."
American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's ... More >>