The lineup for the 2013 edition of the Telluride Bluegrass Festival has been posted. Among the most noteworthy acts slated to perform this year at the annual four-day Southwestern Colorado mountainside festival (slated to take place from Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23 in Telluride), inclu ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Lifers Book Club," reports on the Words Beyond Bars Project, a pilot progam at the Limon Correctional Facility that puts high-security prisoners, many of them serving life sentences, in a room with volunteers to discuss great books. It's a modest effort that could trans ... More >>
Young Americans have lots of experience with war, right? I mean, we've lived (very remotely) through wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and we've got hard-hitting blockbusters like Battleship and Red Tails to learn from. We can even step into a soldier's shoes with video games like Call of Duty, Hal ... More >>
Gold Hill Inn, 401 Main Street in Gold Hill, is marking its fiftieth anniversary with a three-day celebration beginning today. Festivities include live music from Tim O'Brien at 7:30 p.m.; view the full schedule here.
There are also food deals, but as Laura Shunk notes in her review of Gold Hill In ... More >>
Summer is in full swing -- as evidenced by the blossoming of the local street-food scene -- and its culinary fruits are bountiful.
Here's a taste of what's on the calendar for the first week of June) and if you know of one we missed, feel free to share it in the comments section below):
Tim O'Brien, Dakota Blonde, Nick and Helen Forster and Dick Weissman performed on Saturday night at the L2 Arts and Culture Center as part of the Denver Folklore Center's 50th anniversary, a weekend-long celebration that began on Friday and culminated with a concert at Four Mile Historic Park on Sun ... More >>
Elton John is performing at the Wells Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, April 12 to benefit the Matthew Shepard Foundation, founded by Dennis and Judy Shepard in memory of their 21-year old son, Matthew, who was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime in Wyoming in October 1998. Tickets ($49-$149) go on s ... More >>
January used to be a time when new releases would wane a bit, giving people's pocketbooks a break for month. Then someone in the marketing department realized that gift cards were a popular Christmas gift for estranged family members, and suddenly January became the time when we all get bomba ... More >>
There's just not anything better than a Steve Earle concert, except maybe a free Steve Earle concert. That'll be the ticket at Twist & Shout, when Earle arrives at 6 p.m. for a free performance promoting his new fifteen-song CD Townes, a musical tribute to the late singer/songwriter Townes Van Zan ... More >>
The Pretenders visit the Paramount Theater Feb. 24. The Paramount Theatre announced some stellar shows this week, including the Pretenders show on February 24 and jazz heavyweights Chick Corea and John McLaughlin teaming up with Kenny Garrett, Christian McBride and Vinny Colaiuta on March 25. ... More >>