When Joan Baez played at the Botanic Gardens a few weeks ago, she kicked off her shoes and danced around the stage, pulling her keyboard player away from his instrument to join her. As she did, people in the audience got up from their blankets and danced too, because how often do you get the chance ... More >>
Summer's starting to fly by -- we hope your money's not flying away with it. To help you survive the season with a soft landing, we've compiled a list of nine (possibly ten) events this weekend that won't cost you a dime -- but are still rich in entertainment value. Race a boat, go for a roll... you ... More >>
The Western genre isn't entirely comprised of spaghetti or John Wayne talking out the side of his mouth: From its earliest days, filmmakers were putting a comic spin on stories set on the dusty trail, with the genre hitting its apex between the mid '70s and mid '80s. We've gathered this collection o ... More >>
Kevin McDonald is an actor, improviser, and comedian best known for his work with Canada's Kids in the Hall sketch comedy troupe. McDonald will be at Denver's Voodoo Comedy Playhouse all weekend, which kicks off at 9:00pm on Friday, May 2nd with a special edition of The Couch, Denver's only improvis ... More >>
Comedian and Westword feature subject Ben Roy is about as widely known as comedian can get in Denver. In addition to performing at the upcoming High Plains Comedy Festival, Roy will be headlining a show at ... More >>
Music is life -- or at least it is for us. When we're not writing about it, we're thinking about it, talking about it or listening to it. These are the things that were in heavy rotation for us this week. What are you listening to? What should we be listening to? C'mon now. Sharing is caring. Don't ... More >>
STEVE MARTIN & EDIE BRICKELL @ DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS | 7/20/13 Watching Steve Martin riff on stage at the Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield, it was easy to see how he sold out stadiums with his stand-up comedy in the '70s. Martin came prepared with an arsenal of one-liners and sight gags, a well-ho ... More >>
Steve Martin and I go back a long way. I remember Steve from his SNL days, playing the banjo with an arrow through his head, a wild and crazy guy who perfected his idiot role in such movies as The Jerk (1979) and Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982). Yes, he took side trips from that stereotype in Penni ... More >>
Alamo Drafthouse, 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton, is hosting a five-course Oskar Blues beer dinner that will coincide with a screening of Steve Martin's The Jerk at 7 p.m. this evening. See also: - Best Movie Theater -- Food/Drink 2013 Alamo Drafthouse - Dirty Dancing at Alamo Drafthouse - ... More >>
Snow may hit late tonight -- what better place to hole up than Beast Bottle? The new restaurant just introduced a mid-day brunch menu in anticipation of nice weather, but it should work just fine on a snowy day, too. Brunch service currently runs Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a..m. to 2:30 p.m. C ... More >>
This year has been an interesting and generally productive one for food trends, with global tastes well-established, house-made fruit and vegetable pickles all the rage, gourmet burgers and craft brews holding steady, and Peruvian and Thai fusion cuisine everywhere. But with the good comes the bad, ... More >>
Ron White is best known for his appearances on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Larry The Cable Guy and Bill Engvall. But his signature cigar, glass of scotch and conversational delivery has made him popular with a wide audience. White uses his personal life and exp ... More >>
Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Girl Talk, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Battles, Bon Iver and Feist, LMFAO, Destroyer, Anders Osborne and Classix were announced; the Swayback, Coles Whalen and Strip the Stars got spins on local radio; ... More >>
The New Yorker might be just as well known for its cartoons as it is for its 10,000-word stories, and one of its illustrators, Roz Chast, who's been cartooning for the magazine since 1978, will speak tonight at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts, with a book signing to follow. Aside from dra ... More >>
In celebration of this weekend's midnight screenings of The Muppets take Manhattan at the Esquire -- and the upcoming all-new The Muppet Movie, which will include a cameo appearance by Zach Galifianakis -- we decided to take a look at the best cameo appearances in the Muppet movies thus far. ... More >>
Tonight, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, one lucky person win a date with Buntport Theater as a part of MCA's Black Sheep Friday Dating Game event. In honor of the 60s show that inspired this local happening, we've compiled a collection of the top five celebrity appearances on The Dating G ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Alison Krauss is coming to Red Rocks, while Godsmack, Megadeth and Disturbed are due at Comfort Dental for the The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival and Wiz Khalifa brings his Rolling Papers World Tour to the 1STBANK. Me ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fo ... More >>
RedRocksOnline.com As Red Rocks is gearing up for its set of summer shows, we decided to do a little bit of research about its vibrant history. Not surprisingly, we learned that the ancient venue has its fair share of myths and rumors, many of which we've collected below. Feel free to share ... More >>
As if we didn't already have enough reason to find our way to Tennesee to catch the Flaming Lips playing Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety, we now have even more incentive -- namely, Chromeo with Daryl Hall and Stevie Wonder!
‚ÄčPlans for the Who's next tour might still be up in the air, but frontman Roger Daltrey has decided to hit the road to keep his pipes in shape on his "Use It or Lose It Tour," his first solo outing since 1985, which includes a stop at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, October 20. Reserve tickets a ... More >>
Francophiles gather at Starz to watch a festive French film.
Back in 2005, banjo sensei Pete Wernick's friendship with actor/comedian/longtime-banjo-plucker Steve Martin landed him on Late Night with David Letterman as part of a banjo supergroup accurately dubbed Men With Banjos. Now, Wernick reveals that he's joined Martin in the recording studio with an eye ... More >>
Somethingís rotten, all right, and itís this play.
Steve Martin's Pink Panther piddles on its predecessor.
Steve Martin's May-December romance turns unseasonably cold.
Local twanger Pete Wernick is ready for the national spotlight.
Lawrence's music bubbles on.
In comedy--and comebacks--it's all about the timing.
In Novocaine, Steve Martin sticks his fingers into all the wrong places.
From the week of September 7
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
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