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    April 14, 2014

    The seven best concerts in Denver from March 14 to March 17

    There are some great shows this week. That new Phantogram record is excellent, and Shakey Graves is the Real Deal by most any definition. But let's not kid ourselves. The main event this week is Sunday. Why Sunday? I can't figure it out. Easter, I think. Must be Easter. A few more of this week's h ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    Once upon a time, it was enough for a DJ to weave a spell on the dance floor, but those days are long gone. Now, anyone dabbling in electronic music had better have some serious chops as a producer. And when it comes to production, Alex Metric is one of the finest acts currently on the scene. He's r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    Eric & Jessie: Game On: Ten things we want to learn this season

    Denver has been waiting for a local power couple to watch on television (and we're not counting Lala and Melo) and now we have one to obsess over -- a ridiculously good looking one (see our post on the Latest Word). Last Sunday marked the highly anticipated debut of Eric & Jessie: Game On on the E! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Eric & Jessie Game On: Balls in a jar?

    Last week, our post previewing Eric & Jessie: Game On, the new E Network reality series featuring Broncos receiver Eric Decker and singer Jessie James was subtitled "Don't hate them because they're beautiful." But that may be tough for some of those who caught last night's debut. The show was more o ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013
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    September 5, 2013

    Flume's Harley Streten started making music with software he got from a cereal box

    Flume is the musical project of Harley Streten from Sydney, Australia. At 21, Streten has come a long way from where he started, making electronic music using a bit of production software he got from a box of cereal at age thirteen. His spare but evocative soundscapes defy easy categorization. With ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013
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    December 27, 2012
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    October 18, 2012

    Crime and the City Solution

    Thursday, October 18, Oriental Theater, 720-420-0030.

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Simon Bonney of Crime and the City Solution on why the band's back after a two decade hiatus

    Crime and the City Solution started out in the late '70s in Sydney, Australia, but its members went on an extended adventure in relocation, following its creative opportunities where they lay. First they went to Melbourne, where the group befriended the Boys Next Door, who, in part, went on to becom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Round two with chef Mark Fischer: "Embrace humility"

    Six89 689 Main Street, Carbondale; 970-963-6890 Phat Thai 2900 East Second Avenue; 303-388-7428 343 Main Street, Carbondale; 970-963-7001 The Pullman 330 7th Street, Glenwood Springs; 970-230-9234 Part one of my interview with Mark Fischer, ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Photos: Sydney Spies and mother busted in party case mom calls "BS"

    In June, Durango's Sydney Spies, whose protests after her yearbook photo was deemed too sexy landed her on the Today show, made it clear she was ready for her close-up: She's featured in a Syfy Channel movie slated to air soon. But it's highly unlikely she expected the next photo of her to go viral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Photos: Sydney Spies on sexy yearbook pic controversy, new Syfy movie

    Earlier this year, Durango High student Sydney Spies's protest over her yearbook's rejection of two sexy photos landed her on the Today show. Afterward, Miki Spies, her mom, told us Sydney had submitted a third photo, but that, too, was nixed in favor of the her school ID pic -- see how it looks in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
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    February 6, 2012

    Sydney Spies's yearbook swaps sexy photo for ID shot, mom to file complaint

    Durango High student Sydney Spies's protest over her yearbook's rejection of two sexy photos landed her on the Today show. Afterward, Miki Spies, her mom, told us Sydney had submitted a third photo, but that, too, has been nixed in favor of the shot from her school ID card. As a result, Miki and fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Photos: Sydney Spies submits another yearbook photo from sexy shoot

    Big photos below.​Durango High student Sydney Spies turned heads when she protested yearbook editors' rejection of a sexy senior photo -- a stance that landed her on the Today show. The latest? Her mom, Miki, tells us that today, Sydney will submit a third yearbook photo after two previous one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Video: Sydney Spies fights for sexy yearbook photo in Today show interview

    Since our post last week about Durango High student Sydney Spies protesting the banning of a flirty photo from her school's yearbook, the story has exploded nationally, culminating with her appearance this morning, alongside her mom, Miki, on the Today show. In the piece, on view below, yearbook ed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Win tix to Bag Raiders tonight at the Larimer

    Bag Raiders, at the Larimer tonight, implore you to "come on down and Friday the shit out of it with us!"​Hot on the heels of their appearance this past Monday at the Ogden warming up the stage for Ellie Goulding, Sydney Australia's Bag Raiders are playing tonight at the Larimer Lounge with Ma ... More >>

  • Music

    July 14, 2011

    Empire of the Sun

    Thursday, July 14, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.

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    April 7, 2011

    Aurora to light up East Colfax with a $200,000 public art project

    Leni SchwendingerComing to Colfax?​East Colfax is about to get lit, and not in the drunken way it usually gets lit. With a cool $200,000 in federal grant money burning a hole in its pocket, the City of Aurora is launching a public art project that aims to create a permanent light installation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Beastly, Red Riding Hood and five other horrible fairy tale adaptations

    ​The releases of Beastly and Red Riding Hood mark just two more additions to a time-honored film tradition: hackneyed, shitty movies based on fairy tales. Inspired by these cloying new releases, we decided to take a look back at five more insipid films that were vaguely based on magical childr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Lee Burridge on his 365 Project, what he loves about Denver, casual sex and assless chaps

    ​ Charismatic, enigmatic and often hilarious, Lee Burridge built his reputation as one of dance music's most well liked DJs playing gigs all over the world and winning over nightclubbers everywhere he goes. In advance of his show tomorrow night at Beta, we caught up with the English-born jock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Robocop in Detroit, and five other statues cities should have

    Look at him -- he's so statuesque. ​There are no plans to erect a statute to Robocop in Detroit, according to Mayor Dave Bing. There is, however, a Rocky statue at the base of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after one was placed at the top of the Rocky steps in Rocky III. While it could argued, ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Last Night: The Cult electrifies the Ogden Theatre - 9/25/10

    Tom MurphyThe CultTHE CULT With The Black Ryder 9/25/2010 | Ogden Theater, Denver Sydney, Australia's the Black Ryder opened the show with an impressive array of songs that seemed to overt take some overt cues from modern psychedelic rock bands like Brian Jonestown Massacre and early Verve. But Aim ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010
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    July 23, 2009

    Life Lessons

    What is the meaning of $9.99, and how much will it cost you?

  • Film

    March 19, 2009
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    September 25, 2008


    Anything goes at Pecha Kucha night.

  • Film

    September 20, 2007

    Sydney White

    Someone stop Amanda Bynes from updating another classic.

  • Music

    September 6, 2007

    On the Download

    The best in legitimate, artist-approved exclusives.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2007

    Strip Search!

    Kiwi International Hotel Auckland, New Zealand Boss, My sketchy travel mode had to catch up with me at some point, so I guess I'm glad it happened here instead of, say, Zambia. At any rate, I came into the Auckland airport kinda loopy as I finally got SOMEONE to take those bunk biz-class upgrade v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2007

    Stay in the Sticks

    Sydney, Australia Hey Boss: I knew that in order to get my head right and tight down under this rock, I had to stay clear of the cities and concentrate my efforts on the small towns. I’m talking hamlets like Gin Gin, Bil Bil, Yeppon, win the hearts and minds of the populace, as the saying goes.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2007

    Kangaroo Road Kill -- Sleepy Mad Max

    7.30.07 Rockhampton, Australia Tropic of Capricorn PBC, I split the first two weeks in this country between Sydney and Melbourne, trying to erase the image of Foo the Saigon security guard and his red Thermos from my mind while also trying to locate the fabled Australian "spirit." This spirit was ... More >>

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    January 15, 2007

    Nature Calls

    Before delving into Episode 10, I have a bone to pick with AOL's "TV Squad" blog. According to this entry, The Real World is eyeing Sydney for its first international outing since London in 1995. Wikipedia has already confirmed that Sydney will be the next city ravaged by reality television, with th ... More >>

  • Film

    August 26, 2004

    Live, Baby, Live

    Danny Deckchair sends an upbeat message from Down Under.

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    Sole Man

    A Colorado dark horse boosts America's marathon hopes.

  • Film

    May 29, 2003

    Water World

    There's nothing fishy about Disney's new animated epic.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 27, 2003
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    October 17, 2002

    Visual Aides

    At Neiman Marcus, home wasn't built in a day.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002
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    September 20, 2001

    Not in Kansas Anymore

    A benefit party in Oz is one way to build community.

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Made in China

    The Olympics again place first in the Dash for Cash.

  • Music

    April 5, 2001

    Power Age

    AC/DC's Brian Johnson still gets a jolt out of rock and roll.

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    A Pool of Money

    Forget the gold. Olympians can be swimming in a million bucks.

  • News

    December 14, 2000

    A Sporting Chance

    The good, the bad and the very ugly of athletics in 2000.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Let the Games Begin

    And the gold medal for pinochle goes to...

  • Film

    April 6, 2000

    A Bad Ticker

    Return to Me is so bad it may never go away.

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    March 6, 1997
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    April 5, 1995
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