Another several-night stand at Red Rocks this weekend: The Avett Brothers play three shows at the World's Only Natural Amphitheater. Elsewhere, Ms. Lauryn Hill will confound you with a bunch of songs that sound absolutely nothing like the hits your remember. And Joan Baez goes from Denver to Fort Co ... More >>
With St. Paddy's Day just around the corner, many people are already licking their lips over corned beef and cabbage, not to mention green beer. But before that annual bash begins -- with events stretching from Saturday until the actual St. Patrick's Day on March 17 -- there are many more dignified ... More >>
DAVID BYRNE & ST VINCENT @ BOTANIC GARDENS CHATFIELD | 7/13 David Byrne and Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) initially met at an AIDS/HIV benefit in 2009. But after they ran into each other at a collaborative performance between Björk and Dirty Projectors, it was suggested to Byrne that he should try ... More >>
While infinitely different than being there in the flesh, a live concert film can provide an up-close, multi-angled, cinematically inspired perspective of the music experience -- not to mention a glimpse into history for those who were born decades later. Such will be the case for a majority of the ... More >>
When adults think about starting a business, they worry about loans and other terrifying prospects that often stop them from following their dreams. But young entrepreneur Lyla Padden only considered positive outcomes when she started her cupcake business, Flour Gal, at the age of ten. Maybe that's ... More >>
A sweet, springy cake, smooth frosting and colorful sprinkles -- a cupcake can be so pure and simple. That's how Porche Lovely, owner of Church of Cupcakes, likes to keep it. Her congregation worships cakes made from scratch with local, organic and sustainable ingredients, which are sacred to Lovely ... More >>
Food Network's Cupcake Wars winner and vegan-evangelist Doron Petersan will sign copies of her new cookbook, Sticky Fingers' Sweets: 100 Super-Secret Vegan Recipes tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Tattered Cover, 2526 East Colfax Avenue. Petersan will also be slinging vegan treats, alongside local vegan ... More >>
Doron Petersan is the owner of Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats shop in Washington, D.C., but folks around here know her as the vegan cupcake warrior who slayed the Food Network's Cupcake Wars and Cupcake Wars All-Stars competition, alongside Sticky Fingers' head baker Jenny Webb. Petersan's become som ... More >>
Doron Petersan is the owner of Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats in Washington, D.C. -- but folks around here might know her better as the vegan cupcake warrior who slayed the Food Network's Cupcake Wars and Cupcake Wars All-Stars competition, alongside Sticky Fingers' head baker Jenny Webb. Petersan ha ... More >>
Happy Monday! Here are some cool events to help get your mind off the heat this week:
By the spring of 1971, the heroes of the '60s were dropping like flies. The Beatles had broken up, Angela Davis and Timothy Leary were on the run, and meanwhile everyone in California was becoming born again Christians. The previous autumn, Jimi Hendrix asphyxiated on half-digested sleeping pills an ... More >>
See Also: • Tax Evasion: How to live like a rock star -- and pay taxes like one, too. As the saying goes: There are only two things that are certain and unavoidable in this life -- death and taxes. And while both might be causing folks to lose sleep these days (you didn't forget tax time is upon ... More >>
Ah, yes, welcome to the weekend! Don't you just love living in the Mile High City? Besides the glorious weather we're enjoying right now, we have yet another weekend filled with a ridiculous number of enticing options: Lucero kicks off its two-night stand at the Bluebird, in addition to an in-store ... More >>
Update 10/28/11: Contest is officially over. Thanks for all the entries. Congratulations goes out to Jess Dealme. You and a guest will be our guests this weekend. Please send an email for info on how to claim your tickets. Psst... Hey, there. How are you? Snow putting a damper on your mornin ... More >>
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. Well, not when there's this much beer around. Welcome to Great American Beer Festival week in Denver -- which is, for some, the most wonderful time of the year. And the presents have already started arriving. But whether you have tickets to the main ... More >>
The Great American Beer Festival is the biggest, most well-known beer festival in the world. But there are only about 55,000 tickets issued for the three-day event, which starts Thursday -- and they sold out in a record seven days this year. Still, sometimes the best parts of the GABF aren't ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows Tech N9ne, Lucinda Williams and Jimmy Buffet were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Monroe Monroe, Air Dubai, Spires and Popcult all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new a ... More >>
Quick: Name the most iconic albums of the classic rock era... Uh, let's see.. Dark Side of the Moon? Check. Born to Run? Uh, yeah. Led Zeppelin IV? Of course. Revolver? Duh! Sticky Fingers? Totally. Who's Next? Tommy? Yes and yes! Where are you going with this anyway?
Taking Woodstock is in theaters Friday. Maybe it will be really good, or maybe taking a stand-up comedian and sticking him in a semi-dramatic movie about Woodstock that doesn't feature any -- any! -- musical performances is a terrible idea. Still, rock 'n' roll and Hollywood have been ugly, ... More >>
On day two of Naturally Boulder Days 2008, the city’s fourth annual celebration of the $62 billlion natural-foods business, we put down the bread, ate all the chocolate and began with the real substance. Chef Ann Cooper offered the keynote, speaking about her passionate attempts to change the way ... More >>
Saturday, June 16
Be there or be square!
Grab a slice of 2004's best roots music while it's still hot.
When kickball beckoned, scenesters took heed.
Putting the season's major releases to the test.