Not all cameos are equally coveted: A good cameo creates an undeniable rush (I know that person!) that widens the eyes and forces the viewer to blurt out the musician's name when he or she appears on the big screen, like Anthony Kiedis in Point Break. An even better cameo, in which the musician is c ... More >>
Kiowa Winans stands in the garage of her West Highland home, shaking a lifeless child. "This is our stuffed Quinn," she says, clutching the little-girl-sized doll. She's referring to Quinn Hunchar, the actress who, at the age of eight, played Emma in the cult film Ink,. The movie was written and di ... More >>
Toys have a magical way of transporting us back to childhood, no matter what age we are. Re-encountering that one toy can instantly bring back memories of Christmas mornings or summer vacations. This Sunday, October 12, ride the nostalgia wave down to the Toy & Doll Collectors Supershow and see if y ... More >>
This weekend's most unlikely show featured Vanilla Ice, who you know from "Ice Ice Baby" and reality TV, played at the Grizzly Rose, which you know for its mechanical bull and line dancing classes. After the opening band finished a set of country rock, the DJ played early nineties hits: Tag Team's ... More >>
It's a good weekend here in Denver, with hip-hop deity KRS-One playing Cervantes' and the criminally under-appreciated Ralph Gean playing Mutiny Information Cafe tonight. Elsewhere, the Gypsy Jane Cannabis Carnival brings E-40 and others to the Merchandise Mart. The rest of our picks are below.
"Moving Ghost Town Tortoises," a new exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum, hasn't even launched yet. It's slated to debut on Saturday amid the unveiling of a new building at the facility. But it's making national and international headlines thanks to a petition claiming animal abuse as a result of the pr ... More >>
Sometimes the best things in life really are free. This week in Denver, you can celebrate the preservation of wilderness in the United States, participate in a GLBTQ mix-tape project or kick back with some cartoons and comedy -- without having to pay a dime. See the online Westword calendar for more ... More >>
Sometimes people blend their surroundings to create their own fashion focal point. Mike Forest Sperandeo is one of these people, carving his own niche out of chaos and artistic inspiration. Keep reading to learn his style mantra, style icons and where he shops. See also: Menswear: Jomar White spot ... More >>
In his new column, award-winning goofball Shea Serrano, whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book, writes about his life and times. Song: Eminem's "The Monster," featuring Rihanna History: Eminem did a freestyle battle. He went up against Papa Doc and choked. It wa ... More >>
"Serious and normal."Danielle Coughlin is a graphic designer and artist who creates online identities for other businesses at her design hub, www.dcmedia-design.com. "This is my passion," says Coughlin. "But I'm not even a year old -- I turn one next month, so I'm hoping to build this up." Be ... More >>
We miss Saturday mornings sometimes, when we would run downstairs filled with sugary cereal and spend the day watching cartoons and "educational programming." Even though these days we're well aware of the alphabet (some of us, at least -- mostly those that don't comment articles on the inter ... More >>
I'm super!The Snuggie is the new toga. Easy enough to look like a dumbass in without ornament but versatile enough to decorate in all sorts of ridiculous ways, the popular blanket with arm-holes in it (as differentiated from its less popular competitor, the Slanket) has proved an ideal garmen ... More >>
Vanilla Ice -- famed rapper-turned-dancer-turned boxer-turned-motocross-professional-turned-remodeler -- is reportedly playing Captain Hook in pantomime production of Peter Pan in London. Although he'd probably be a better fit in the lead role (since he, too, refuses to grow up), he'll instea ... More >>
For those of us that hate outdoor activities, winter is the best time of year, because most things happen indoors. None of those pesky barbecues or the guilt that comes from sitting inside all day when it's a lovely 80 degrees out. We've got plenty of pleasant indoor activities going on this ... More >>
Tom Murphy TAME IMPALA With Achille Lauro 12.04.10 | Bluebird Theater Stardeath and the White Dwarfs was originally slated to be part of this bill but couldn't make it, so last minute, local band Achille Lauro was added, which is just as well because that band shares a bit of the same exper ... More >>
Theme parties serve many essential purposes, adding an element of the theatrical to drinking in your backyard, allowing your inner creativity and Cher wig to flow, and providing an excuse to wear spandex pants (or no pants' no one judges at a theme party). Looking to go beyond the Ugly Sweat ... More >>
Bands are resorting to some rather strange marketing ploys these days in order to get their brand out. It's almost like just being a band isn't enough. Case in point: Linkin Park, which we didn't even know was an active band anymore until we saw their 8-Bit Rebellion pop up in the Apple App Store ... More >>
Things take a turn for the wild at Dulcinea’s.
Bug’s The SantaLand Diaries has become a holiday treat.
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
The Law brothers' kangaroo movie was an epic failure, but they keep on kicking.
The CSO finds itself in the middle of a squabble over possible royalties from a new film.