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Tempe

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Christopher Titus on happiness, joking about guns, and Pawnography

    Christopher Titus is a singular voice in standup comedy with a unique style and profound personal connection to his fanbase. Titus stood out early on in his career with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Premium Blend, and managed to turn his one man show Norman Roc ... More >>

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    March 6, 2012

    Gabrielle McClinton of American Idiot, the Musical: "I really feel like we're rock stars"

    Gabrielle McClinton had to dismiss a good deal of formal training in preparing for role in the touring production of Green Day's American Idiot. McClinton, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, plays the character of Whatsername in the touring production of the Broadway musical tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Make My Day Better bill: Okay to use deadly force at work?

    ​A running gag in the classic comedy Raising Arizona is that just about everybody in the vicinity of Tempe is packing heat -- even the pimple-faced kid at the convenience store, who whips out a Dirty Harry special and starts blasting away at stickup man Nicholas Cage. But it's no joke that sta ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Tour de Fat raises more than $150,000 for Colorado bike organizations

    Westword photographer Brandon Marshall spotted a penny farthing in City Park at the 2011 Tour de Fat Denver​New Belgium Brewing, the Fort Collins-based brewery with the iconic cruiser bike logo and best known for its Fat Tire Amber Ale, raised more than $90,000 on September 3 for the Overland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Barbi Benton's oversized crib comes to MTV amid Aspen real-estate woes

    Benton in '72. ​It turns out that even Aspen's elite can't escape the effects of the world recession. Smarting from the latest stock plunge, high country homeowners are also digesting today's report in the Aspen Daily News that assessed property values in Pitkin County have dropped $10 billion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Titwrench 2010 at Glob

    Titwrench 2010 Friday, July 9 - Sunday July 11, 2010 | Glob | Denver Over the course of one weekend, Titwrench 2010 brought together artists and people of all stripes from around the country and attracted a wider than usual swath of the local community. On Saturday afternoon, there were worksho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    This Just In: Devendra Banhart show at the Ogden tomorrow night canceled

    Planning to catch Devendra Banhart tomorrow night at the Ogden? Boy are you going to be bummed: Evidently, broseph broke himself over the weekend trying to pull off some gnarly kick flip or ollie or something before his show in Tempe on Saturday and busted a bone in his leg. Two shows, including Den ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Get a sneak peek of Kill Paradise's new record before it hits stores tomorrow

    Back in April, we told you about Kill Paradise inking a deal with BreakSilence Recordings, the same imprint that brought you Albuquerque's BrokeNCYDE and Tempe's Eyes Set to Kill. More than half a year later, the outfit has finished its new album, The Second Effect, which will be available exclusi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Q&A with Philip Chevron of the Pogues

    ​While this week's preview of the Pogues' show this Friday at the Ogden Theatre only scratched the surface of our interview with guitarist Philip Chevron, who also talked at length about Just Look Them Straight In The Eye And Say... Pogue Mahone!!, the five-disc box set of b-sides, outtakes, live ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Flobots winter tour dates announced

    ​All right, break's over, kids. Time for the big takeover. Looks like the Flobots are getting back to work -- and it's about damn time, for chrissakes. While the rest of us slept in intervals as a result of our efforts to diligently invest our time in such noble, productive pursuits as drinking ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Cheba Hut gets ready to smoke

    ​Cheba Hut, the pot-themed sub-shop chain, could open its first Denver location as early as Monday, August 10, says franchisee and store co-owner Matt Clark-Johnson, who's at the store at 1531 Champa Street making some final preparations this morning. Although Clark-Johnson, who also owns a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Rock & Roll Grill goes up in smoke

    Cheba Hut is coming to the 16th Street Mall this summer, bringing its "counter-culture" sandwiches, including Kind, Kush and Chronic. But according to Matt Clark-Johnson, co-owner of this store as well as the Boulder franchise of the Tempe, Arizona-based chain, Cheba is about more than pot reference ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Kill Paradise lands recording deal

    So the music business is allegedly in dire straits right now, having endured the sharpest decline in CD sales ever this past year. Yet if you're paying attention you can't help but notice that act after act from Denver is being snatched up by various labels at stupefying rate, that, even during the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    DeVotchKa announces spring tour dates

    This Friday night in Philadelphia, DeVotchKa is kicking off a fairly exhaustive eight week tour that will take the band across the country from New York to San Francisco to Austin -- not during South By Southwest, surprisingly -- back up through the midwest before culminating in Cleveland on Saturd ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008
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    August 8, 2008
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    August 6, 2008

    Q&A With Git Some

    Westword’s August 7 profile on Git Some touched on the band’s history and its new album, Cosmic Rock, but in this extended Q&A, Chuck French and bassist Neil Keener (both former members of Planes Mistaken for Stars), singer Luke Fairchild and drummer Andrew Lindstrom talk about wanting to releas ... More >>

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Tug of War

    Two counties, feuding parents, a sex-abuse allegation and one quagmire of a custody battle.

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    July 19, 2007
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    July 12, 2007
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    April 10, 2007
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    April 6, 2007
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    April 5, 2007
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    March 24, 2005
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    March 10, 2005
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    March 3, 2005
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    February 10, 2005
  • Music

    September 30, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Usually, the Morning After is all about regret. This one is filled with optimism.

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Sean Kelly weighs in on the Samples' past, present and future.

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Westword Music Showcase 2004

    Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    California Screamin'

    Planes Mistaken for Stars brings the noise to Plea for Peace.

  • Music

    October 30, 2003

    XO, Elliott

    Elliott Smith 1969-2003

  • Music

    September 4, 2003

    The Beatdown

    Mean Old Man takes over Cricket on the Hills open-stage night.

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Mash It Up

    Z-Trip turns the tables and elevates the art of the DJ.

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Good Sex, Bad Sex

    An adult advertiser complains that explicit radio stations won't run his not-very-explicit commercials.

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    A Hard Hit

    Whoever murdered Eric Scott deprived some troubled teens of a reason to make a better life.

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Mind Over Matter

    With Enon, former Brainiac visionary John Schmersal makes music to challenge the cerebral cortex. But he doesn't mind if you dance to it.

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Britneymania!

    What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Good Time Gang

    Yo, Flaco! was recently named the best unsigned band in America. They couldn't be happier.

  • Culture

    March 25, 1999
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    December 12, 1996
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    September 5, 1996
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    January 31, 1996
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    January 24, 1996
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    December 20, 1995
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    November 15, 1995

    I'M ED! FLY ME!

    COLORADO SPRINGS BOOSTERS GO UP, UP AND AWAY WITH ED BEAUVAIS.HIGH FLYER HOW MUCH OF A FLIGHT RISK IS WESTERN PACIFIC'S ED BEAUVAIS? JUST ASK THE INVESTORS IN HIS LAST AIRLINE.

  • Music

    August 17, 1994

    LATE BLOOMERS

    THE GIN BLOSSOMS' ROBIN WILSON ON BOOZE, DEATH AND HIT RECORDS.

  • Dining

    July 20, 1994
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