Descendants of those who survived the Sand Creek Massacre did not hear much about it when they were growing up; that day was too painful for their elders to talk about. "They would always cry," one remembers. But some descendants of John Evans, Colorado's territorial governor during the November 29, ... More >>
Arapahoe Basin was first -- as usual -- but two other Summit County ski resorts, Copper Mountain and Keystone Resort, will open today, despite warm weather recently that pushed back Keystone's original opening-day plan. In addition, Wolf Creek down in southwestern Colorado, opens this weekend as wel ... More >>
Adrian Miller is a man of many talents and passions -- judging barbecue not least among them. That's not to make light of his other achievements, however. A Denver kid who attended Smoky Hill High School, Miller soon moved on to bigger things, graduating from Stanford University and Georgetown Unive ... More >>
Beer and community building go hand and hand, says Eric Wallace, founder and president of Left Hand Brewing Company. Over the years, the Longmont-based business has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for issues as varied as theater, flood relief, the YMCA and, most recently, Intercambio, an org ... More >>
Denver, Colorado, is not exactly soul-food central -- but it's the home of Adrian Miller, the man who wrote the book on soul food: Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine One Plate at a Time. That book, published by the University of North Carolina Press last summer, won the 2014 Jame ... More >>
Maybe you saw Neutral Milk Hotel last night in Boulder; if not you have another shot at it tonight in Denver. If the line "putting fingers in the notches of her spine" sends ice through your veins as consistently as it does ours, we can strongly recommend finding your way there. The band's great the ... More >>
If things had gone according to plan, the University of Denver would be rolling out its "Evolution of DU's mascot" event right now, highlighting past icons and introducing a new mascot, chosen after the 76-member Mascot Steering Committee studied the subject, narrowed down the options, then surveyed ... More >>
10. CLUTCH @ BLACK SHEEP | MON, 3/18/13 Clutch has dodged being saddled with a label, primarily because of the illusion of reinvention it's projected with each album. But the truth is that it's just an illusion. Clutch is set in its ways, yet all of its music sounds like bold experimentation -- even ... More >>
The hip-hop, as you know, doesn't stop. It's a new month, which means there's another fresh batch of dope shows for you. And trust: March has plenty of freshness on tap, from revered elder statesmen like De La Soul, Naughty By Nature and GZA to newer cats like Tech N9ne, French Montana and Kendrick ... More >>
Not every work environment has cocktails on-site, but if your office is at Galvanize, that's one of the amenities. Galvanize, the startup-tech common workspace in the Golden Triangle, has Gather to thank for that. Gather, the on-site cafe overseen by ChoLon chef-owner Lon Symensma, is mixing up ... More >>
After a soft launch in October during Denver Startup Week, Galvanize has lured some of the areas best startup tech companies from their garages and basements with its "ecosystem" and coffee. Officially opened on February 1, Galvanize, the startup tech common workspace, has created an "ecosystem" cen ... More >>
DOM KENNEDY @ LARIMER LOUNGE |12/03/12 Dom Kennedy hit the stage to a packed house at the Larimer Lounge last night, and, riding a wave of nostalgia, he urged, "If you're a '90's baby, put ya hands up." Rocking a fitted Dodgers hat and Stanford hoodie and backed by his OpM crew, Kennedy wooed the c ... More >>
Colorado isn't the only state with pot in the voting booths this year. The Pacific Northwest has also become a cannabis-friendly haven over the last few decades, and ballot measures in both Washington and Oregon contain legalization proposals.
Welcome to the weekend, amigos! Cold enough for you this morning? Yeah, we're feeling all sorts of brrrrrr over here. Only in Colorado can you go from eighty degrees to the thirties in the expanse of a couple of days. Alas, though, there's relief on the horizion, plenty of hot music this weekend to ... More >>
A Gates Foundation video on view below introduces the concept behind a contest to "reinvent the toilet" by reeling off numerous terms to describe what goes in them, including "poop," "doo-doo," "ka-ka," "crap" "number two" and "shit" (although the latter is bleeped and spelled with dingbats). But by ... More >>
Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, has arguably received more attention than any other pro-pot ballot measure in the U.S. But there's a similar proposal in Washington, and one could soon be approved for this year's election in Oregon. Could these efforts hurt fundraising for Amen ... More >>
Population is the theme of this year's Moving Mountains Symposium on Friday, May 25, kicking off the 34th annual Mountainfilm in Telluride film festival, which runs through May 28 over Memorial Day Weekend. The full roster of speakers for the symposium was just announced.
Dave Logan, recently fired as head coach of Mullen High School, is denying that he knew about recruiting violations, and says he would have fired any assistants guilty of such acts. As noted in our post yesterday, Mullen has long been suspected of recruiting -- but Logan's defenders insist he attra ... More >>
Buy a red car and find someone young and spry to liven up your life. That's what most people would do when staring down the precipice of a life crisis. I applied for The Real World online. Last Tuesday I got an e-mail telling me that I was a very important person -- or at least invited to the Th ... More >>
Peter McGraw.Last August, I detailed the strange story of Peter McGraw, a CU-Boulder professor dead set on explaining what makes things funny. Since then, the odd tale has continued: A piece I penned for Wired magazine describes McGraw's continued efforts to crack the humor code, a scholarly ... More >>
As noted in last week's cover story, "The Nutty Professor," CU prof Peter McGraw has come up with what he sees as a new theory of humor -- the benign violation theory -- and some scholars think it's a major step forward in the field. Others, however, aren't so convinced, because they believe ... More >>
Louisville's late burst plowed under Kelli Griffin's Baylor squad. The women's NCAA basketball bracket put together by my daughter Lora and me isn't quite as calamitous as our men's picks, but close. The big blow: Baylor, which we designated to reach the finals, went dry late in the second half of ... More >>
Intelligence goes soft in this more obvious than smart rom-com.
July 5th, 2007 PBC, I was on my way to Madagascar after Zambia to collect some Lemurs for Mr. Banyan (he promised big bucks if I could get a pair of them back to him in Houston), but South Africa got pummeled by what looked to me like a typhoon, and my flight to Hellville was cancelled. You've got ... More >>
Hackers are selling rape porn through university websites -- including student pages at UCD.
CU's animal attraction isn't limited to recruiting parties.
From kitty cut-ups to an airline named Ted, this was one oddball year.
The goddess Hathor has a message for Black Hawk.