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    June 19, 2014

    Ten must-attend 2014 PrideFest events in Denver

    PrideFest is back, and the LGBTQ community is prepping to hit the streets where booze flows, bodies grind, rainbow flags wave and skin burns under the sun. While there are the usual liquor drenched festivities, thumping dance parties and ample opportunities to cruise, there are less debaucherous opt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    From Morocco to Mexico, a second helping of Cafe Society: March 17-21

    Cafe Society was busy eating its last meals for the Best of Denver 2014 this week, but didn't ignore its normal duties. In her current review, Gretchen Kurtz visits Mecca Grill, which changed owners last year and is slowly switching from the old emphasis on Lebanese food to Moroccan cuisine. In Chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Ten best comedy events in Denver this January

    Any Denverite whose New Year's resolution was to laugh more has both admirably modest ambitions and a bounty of entertainment options this January. If you didn't resolve to laugh more, do it retroactively because achievable goals build confidence. With exciting developments from Denver's two favorit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Austin Wintory to bring award-winning Journey video game score to CSO's Comic Con tribute

    Denver native Austin Wintory says attending frequent Colorado Symphony Orchestra concerts and nerding out on video games and comic books inspired him just about equally as a kid, so Saturday's special concert "The Hero's Journey: A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con" at 7:30 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Dear drunk bro: I'm sorry we don't speak the same language. Love, the girl with real glasses

    From the moment we stepped out of the car last Friday night, we were three girls looking for a fight. Being in LoDo will do that do you: There's an air of misbehavior that must be half the appeal of the place. My mom's been an ER nurse for close to four decades, and she says that at least once a wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    Williams & Graham wins Cocktail Bar of the Year from Nightclub & Bar Media Group

    "Fucking awesome!" That's the emotional sentiment of Sean Kenyon, whose Denver speakeasy, Williams & Graham, just waltzed away the 2013 title of Cocktail Bar of the Year, a prestigious award bestowed on the cocktail cocoon by Nightclub & Bar Media Group, a bar, nightclub and lounge enterprise over ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    Photos: Zanzibar Billiards Club turns badass -- Solids & Stripes Badass Billiards, that is

    In more ways than one, the shots simply weren't falling for Zanzibar Billiards Club. But after receiving a royal red, white and blue renovation from Jon Taffer and Spike TV's Bar Rescue crew, the bar -- now known as Solids & Stripes Badass Billiards -- is ready for another crack at the billiards bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Reader: Will Bar Rescue change Zanzibar name? It reminds me of that Tenacious D song

    Tonight the new look of Zanzibar Billiards will be unveiled on Spike TV's Bar Rescue. For the past four days, Jon Taffer and crew have been at Zanzibar, studying the spot and then executing a major update of both its concept and design. The new Zanzibar will be unveiled tonight at 9 p.m. And in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Photos: See Zanzibar Billiards Club before it gets a makeover from Spike TV's Bar Rescue

    Festooned with random flags and boasting a food menu that includes such culinary delights as "Poppers," the "T-REX" hoagie and "West Side Story" sandwich (which we're guessing is delivered by a campy, gyrating food-runner), Zanzibar Billiards Club recently decided it was in need of a makeover. Lucki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Spike TV's Auction Hunters dig up Denver...and find Coors!

    Allen Haff and "Ton" Jones show off a brand they found while filming their Spike TV show, Auction Hunters, in Denver.Denver is chock-full of storage facilities, which in turn are stuffed to the brim with things for which Denverites just can't find room. Most of the time those things are as mundane a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Over the Weekend: Atmosphere on the Rocks, Auction Hunters, Descendents, meat stadiums!

    No need to check your calendar: There really was a concert at Red Rocks this weekend -- one of many notable events covered by Westword's intrepid journalists and photographers for our slide-show page plus Backbeat Online, Show and Tell and Cafe Society blogs. Page down to check out samples featuring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Beavis and Butt-Head and four other '90s shows that deserve a revamp

    ​Ever since MTV announced in February that Beavis and Butt-Head would return to television, we've been getting more and more stoked for the comeback of these cherished cartoon cretins. In anticipation of the re-do, which is slated for this summer, we take a look at four more '90s TV shows that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    The ten best children's shows not meant for children

    ​We miss Saturday mornings sometimes, when we would run downstairs filled with sugary cereal and spend the day watching cartoons and "educational programming." Even though these days we're well aware of the alphabet (some of us, at least -- mostly those that don't comment articles on the inter ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010
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    June 8, 2010

    Jon Stewart in HD?: See complete list of Comcast's 70-plus new high-def channels

    That arched eyebrow will pop!​After watching HD television for a while, viewers tend to consider standard channels to be hopelessly fuzzy. It's like looking at the world through the bottom of a Coke bottle. So local Comcast spokewoman Cindy Parsons has good news for every subscriber who wishe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Iron Man meets the Ultimate Spike Girl: Renee Herlocker on Robert Downey Jr. and more

    Renee Herlocker loves sticks and balls.​Last October, we introduced you to Renee Herlocker, the former Denver Broncos cheerleader who'd just been named the Ultimate Spike Girl by the cable network of the same name. But she had more to talk about than winning the contest, and the Spike correspo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Ex-Broncos cheerleader is Ultimate Spike Girl

    Renee Herlocker loves sticks and balls.​ Spike TV markets itself as television for dudes -- horny dudes, presumably. No wonder the net has just-completed a search for the "Ultimate Spike Girl," a babe who embodies every male fantasy and is willing to parade her assets around for fans of erecti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    UFC Returns to the Front Range

    Hate it or love it, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is making its Denver homecoming. After the UFC was born in Denver in 1993, and returned to the city for its second bout in 1994, UFC matches began to spread to other states. And after 1995, when the UFC’s Ultimate Ultimate was held at Mammoth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Toyota pulls a Leeroy

    As described in the Westword story “The Legend of Leeroy Jenkins,” Colorado resident Ben Schulz’s World of Warcraft character Leeroy Jenkins has become one of history’s most famous video-game screw-ups, inspiring Jeopardy questions and appearing on schoolgirls’ T-shirts in Korea. Now, two ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    Chris Cornell Is Free at Last

    Audioslaves former frontman can now go his own way.

  • News

    July 5, 2007

    Fight Night

    A Denver fighter takes on the ultimate challenge.

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    The Legend of Leeroy Jenkins

    Ben Schulz issued the battle cry that echoed across World of Warcraft.

  • Home Entertainment

    July 20, 2006
  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Fair Fight

    Nickels 1, ACF 0.

  • News

    June 1, 2006

    Let's Get It On!

    Thursday night is the ultimate for fight fans.

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    No Pain, No Gain

    Mike Nickels aims to knock out the competition.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 29, 2005

    This Game Bites

    The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Various Artists

    Original Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Interscope)
    Best of Video Game Music: Hits Vol. 1 (Artemis)

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Ninja Tunes

    Cutting and scratching with DJ Rap.

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    Model Driver

    Hotfoot Danica Patrick proves ladies love the fast lane.