The first award was thrilling -- and a big relief. The second was a welcome surprise. The third and fourth, well, those were just icing on the cake. Two years ago, the crew from the Bull & Bush went to San Diego and came back with four medals from the prestigious World Beer Cup -- a biennial competi ... More >>
It wasn't a complete shit-show for weed everywhere in Colorado yesterday. Aside from a handful of phone calls about whether or not the shops were selling recreational weed and the occasional stop-in from a confused would-be recreational buyer, regular medical marijuana dispensaries had a slow, norma ... More >>
The lineup for the Wynkoop's annual Parade of Darks this Saturday reads like a Colorado beer geek's wet dream -- notwithstanding the stout made with bull testicles. In fact, the beer list is so electric that attendees may not know where to begin. Billed as a fest dedicated to "beers in the amber-to ... More >>
Earlier this month, President Obama's designated the 4,700-acres Chimney Rock Archaeological Area in southwestern Colorado -- an area that is sometimes called "America's Stonehenge" -- as a national monument. The move means that the area between Durango and Pagosa Springs (which was home to thousand ... More >>
The trees talk to Denver artist Corrina Espinosa, whose work often starts with a piece of wood; a carver with a deep soul, she's made art out of stumps and branches, and whole trees shaded her Metro State College of Denver senior thesis exhibition, Hybrid Zoetic. The finished pieces sometimes seem l ... More >>
Lone Tree BrewingLone Tree is a long bike ride away from City Park, which makes it tough on the typical inner-city cyclist to try the beers at Lone Tree Brewing. So Lone Tree Brewing, which opened just six weeks ago, has teamed up with the Denver Bicycle Cafe, another brand new business, whic ... More >>
In this state, we're blessed to live close to areas where there's very little light pollution, so the stars of the night sky are easily visible. Local mystic Renna Shesso (and onetime Westword art critic, writing as Nancy Clegg) has been fascinated by the stars since the mid-'60s, when she sa ... More >>
STING at WELLS FARGO THEATRE | 11/20/11Sting's list of endearing anecdotes is almost as long as his lineup of inexplicably bizarre ones -- which, in turn, is almost as big as his ego. The former Police frontman and pouty-lipped crooner remains fearless in the face of a staid solo career (heavy on Po ... More >>
Like so many new albums from old dudes, it's not that Ozzy Osbourne's Scream, which was released today, is not good, per se -- it's that it's not needed. While Osbourne's new effort updates his shtick a bit -- it sounds like he's been listening to a long of Norwegian opera-metal and possibly some ... More >>
FlickrSummer means beer. Summer also means ice cream. So why not combine the two? Beer floats, beer shakes and other beery desserts are gaining popularity as beer and food culture grows. And while Colorado doesn't yet boast a Beer Float Showdown like L.A., you can find plenty of places to co ... More >>
Tuesday, May 26, Fillmore Auditorium, 1-877-598-6659.
Spinal Tap returns in Unwigged and Unplugged.
Conspiracy theorists think something's fishy at Denver International Airport.
Playwright Dan Dietz ponders the mysteries of life, death -- and chickens.
Dance for democracy -- and KGNU.
There's a wintry mood at the MCA and a summery installation on the lawn of the DAM.
For the Legendary Pink Dots, madness is a soothing refuge from an intolerable world.
The year's best local music becomes the soundtrack of our lives.
Combining everything from hardcore to free jazz, New Ancient Astronauts have all the right stuff.
Wet cleanup on aisle eight
Donít be a D.O.R.K. ó support the local music scene.
This state was designed for explorers -- and a 1986 Jeep Wagoneer.
Spinal Tap tapped, the Folksmen turn it way down from 11.
The Bull & Bush overflows with good times and good music.
The horror! The horror! For Barry McDonald, believing is not always seeing.
It's been banned for nearly a hundred years, but the Green Muse still inspires Denver bootleggers.
Two new CDs add to the legacy of the late Ted Hawkins.
The Animas-La Plata project is supposed to fulfill the government's promise to Colorado Utes. But tribal opponents worry it will leave the reservations high and dry.