For years, CU Boulder was a perennial on party-school lists -- and for years, administrators bitched about it. When it comes to Playboy's just-announced top-party-school roster for 2014, however, it's a headache (or a point of pride) for another Colorado college -- one that's richly deserving but do ... More >>
In anticipation of today's 2014 NFL draft, we recently posted our choices for the ten worst first-round draft picks in Broncos history. Now, we look at the more positive side of that coin: the team's top ten first-round selections. We've included greats from yesterday and today, including three pla ... More >>
Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>
FRI | NEGATIVE APPROACH at MARQUIS THEATER | 11/23/13 In a just world, John Brannon would be as hallowed a punk icon as anyone out of early '80s and D.C. Hardcore. As the frontman for the Detroit-based Negative Approach, Brannon was involved in making some of the most confrontational and pointed mus ... More >>
MONDAY | ANIMAL COLLECTIVE at OGDEN THEATRE | 9/9/13 Animal Collective's unconventional rhythms and effervescent guitar sound can be heard in the music of countless indie acts that sprang up after the band formed in 2000. The band's latest record, 2012's Centipede Hz, is hailed as a return to form, ... More >>
Producing music since high school, Eliot Lipp found his own voice in hip-hop beats and instrumentals. One of the most recent additions to the Pretty Lights Music roster, Lipp has been notably prolific in cranking out new tracks and mixes. In advance of his three-night Colorado run, which kicks off t ... More >>
Killing livelihoods and a $2.5 billion industry, the feds attack Internet gambling
Garland Jeffreys (due Saturday, January 21, at the Lion's Lair) should be a household name considering some of the shoulders with which he's rubbed during the course of his long career: He met Lou Reed and Maureen Tucker before the Velvet Underground were properly a band, when Jeffreys and Reed were ... More >>
Sub Pop / Shawn BrackbillCatch Mudhoney tonight at the Bluebird for the Kulwicki Twins benefit with the Fluid and the Purple FluidEven in the early part of January when the concert calendar is typically just barely beginning to ramp back up after the holiday season, there's still plenty of gr ... More >>
Friday, January 6, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
R.I.P. FML 2008-2011Yes, 2012 is creeping up on us like my 32nd birthday (no need to send presents -- I will only be accepting fan letters as gifts and creepy Facebook messages of adoration from high school stalkers). Since the world is not going to be ending as some of us maybe thought it wa ... More >>
Tuesday, November 15, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Lori Midson Clint Wangsnes Zengo 1610 Little Raven Street 720-904-0965 www.richardsandoval.com/zengodenver This is part one of Lori Midson's Chef and Tell interview with Clint Wangsnes, chef of Zengo. To read part two of that Q&A, check back here on Friday. "I truly love food, and the high ... More >>
Full-sized sketch below.The Denver Police Department is searching for an assault suspect with a very worrisome m.o. He allegedly came up behind a woman near the intersection of Florida and Syracuse Wednesday morning and shocked her with a handheld device -- a Taser, possibly? A passing motori ... More >>
What's Dan Hawkins happy about?As CU fans were wondering if the school will wind up in an expanded Pac 10 or remain in the Big 12, the NCAA hit the university with sanctions. Why? The football and basketball programs failed to reach required minimum academic standards -- which is shocking gi ... More >>
Zero 7 with Phantogram Monday, December 7, 2009 Ogden Theatre Better than: Listening to a DJ spin trip-hop and ambient pop -- they're kicking it live on stage! A couple of years ago, it was unclear whether trip-hop/electro-pop heavyweights Zero 7 -- comprising producers Henry Binns and Sam Harda ... More >>
Ken Bohn, San Diego ZooRanchipur, a 43-year-old bull at the San Diego Zoo, tries to pick up 42-year-old Cha Cha. "Hey baby. Are you wearing space pants? Because your ass is out of this world!" "Oh, like I haven't heard that one before. Dick." "Caution: A Herd of Bull Elephants is Coming to the Denv ... More >>
It seems as though I'm not the only fella out there sick of the dearth of good Irish bars in this town. Though my piece about the Celtic Tavern and the following column about how to open a proper Irish bar have only been out in the world for a day, the responses have started to roll in. And apparent ... More >>
Ra Ra Riot cheers on the rebirth of college rock.
Letters from the week of 11/22/2007
There's room for everyone in Stapleton, but after five years, developers are having trouble finding room for affordable housing.
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
A trip back in time for this tipsy Hawkeye.
Monolith festival, Day One Friday, September 14 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Better than: Seeing a band you know nothing about and really digging them By the time I got to the top of Red Rocks, all sweaty and wheezy, I realized that I’d just missed Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, which was a bummer ... More >>
The concept is great: a marathon on the longest non-highway street in America. It's the reality that sucks, at least for those of us who subjected ourselves yesterday to the torture that was the Colorado Colfax marathon. The course is an uphill battle of Colfaxian proportions, with the majority of ... More >>
Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.
Colorado Shakespeare Festival's Comedy of Errors makes no mistakes.
While Lil' Ricci's stumbles, Anthony's shows pizza lovers The Way.
The Nuggets have finally begun to warm up the faithful.
The Nuggets are ready to ride the new kid in town.
Hamell on Trial
After an ice age of drafts, the Nuggets seek a warm body.
From the week of November 21, 2002
From the week of November 14, 2002
Martin Sexton, rock music's black sheep, strikes out on his own. Again.
Hard-court hardcores are held hostage by the season.
Hemi Cuda's new CD is thick and tasty.
The banjo champion makes music that's finger-pickin' good.