There are literally hundreds of pages on Wikipedia that feature the word "Denver," and many of them include information that'll be new even to most natives -- about, for instance, the Denver Tool, the Denver Doll and Denver Spiderman, who was a murderer rather than a superhero. And that's not to men ... More >>
Comic-Con packed in talent and fans alike in San Diego all weekend. Liz Ohanesian covered the action for L.A. Weekly, one of our partner papers; here's her fourth report. In Southern California, you can be certain that the bigger the event, the more religious protesters you'll see across the stree ... More >>
Ever the equal opportunity rocker, Kid Rock is bringing his Best Night Ever tour to Fiddler's and every seat in the house is $20. "Everyone knows the economy is still hurting people across the country," he says, "but I didn't want that to be a reason why everyone couldn't get out and enjoy themselve ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, Backbeat will be finishing our count down of the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, we take a look back at Barry Fey's Denver Pop Festival, a three-night musical event in June 1969 that culminated with the final appearance of the Jimi Hendrix Experien ... More >>
The Laugh Track Comedy Festival had a strong debut last night at the Bug Theatre, featuring eleven local and out-of-state comics that slaughtered the audience with a blend of hyper self-loathing and irreverent politics. The festival continues through Saturday nigh, delivering a seemingly endless la ... More >>
Starting off with The Guess Who on Sunday, June 3, and closing with Super Diamond on Sunday, August 26, the Hudson Gardens summer classic rock-centric concert series includes more than a dozen acts such as Mr. "Proud to Be An American," Lee Greenwood, on July 3 and 4, Heart on July 8, Rick Springfie ... More >>
Josh McDaniels.The speed with which Josh McDaniels's Denver Broncos career went south was absolutely stunning -- and we documented every misstep. Below, we've linked to and excerpted from twenty posts over twenty months that tell the tale, from personnel mistakes involving the likes of Jay Cu ... More >>
Who's this masked man?Looks like Three Dog Night was right. Apparently one really is the loneliest number. The folks at SeshRoulette.com realize that and have made it their mission to end solo marijuana smoking through video chat. Much like the infamous (and currently on-hiatus) Chatroulette ... More >>
Joshua Langlais UMS Travelogue, Night Two 7.23.10 / Baker District, South Broadway I started out with Papa Bear at the Irish Rover, where the band's uber sincere Neutral Milk Hotel vibe proved a good start to the evening. The band boasts a small horn section, and I happened to be right in t ... More >>
Saturday, August 29, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
The major themes of the Broncos mini-camp this past weekend? Moving forward with two new quarterbacks, hard-partying Kyle Orton and Chris Simms, and putting the turmoil of Jay Cutler's trade to the Chicago Bears in the rearview mirror. But some fans aren't ready to forget -- among them YouTuber Gary ... More >>
The campaign by several Boulder High School students to rename their facility after President Barack Obama was dropped yesterday due to a lack of support, but not before inspiring our satirical blog "Ten More Things That Should Be Named After Barack Obama Other Than Boulder High School." Frankly, th ... More >>
The bloom is off this rose.
Things to do in Denver when youre (un)dead.
From the week of June 15, 2006
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The SCFD gala dazzles with dozens of free shows.