FRI & SAT | BIG GIGANTIC at FILLMORE / RED ROCKS | 9/27-9/28 When Big Gigantic played Red Rocks last year, the feeling of hometown pride was unmistakable. As the act went into "Colorado Mountain High," a giant projection of the state flag draped the rocks, and the crowd went absolutely bananas. The ... More >>
The residents of a Jefferson County neighborhood got the shock -- or maybe we should say schmuck -- of their lives when a slew of officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies swooped in on a nearby home. And they had good reason, according to an affidavit ... More >>
Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States overturned the national Stolen Valor Act of 2006. That decision led to the dismissal of charges against local college student Rick Strandlof ("Will the real Rick Strandlof please stand up?"), whose friends became suspicious when he pretended to be a ... More >>
If you're a typical Denver Tom, Dick or Harry, there's a chance you have no idea what goes on at Lighthouse Writers Workshop, a haven for the literary ensconced in the historic Milheim Mansion in Capitol Hill. But the first annual Lighthouse Writers Workshop Community Book Fair -- two days of free ... More >>
As if releasing "Part Of Me," the I'm-better-off-without-Russell-Brand single couldn't be autobiographical enough already, its accompanying video, which Katy Perry dropped late last week, really drives the message home. In the clip, Perry, who has become quite the character actress as of late -- she ... More >>
Eric RonshaugenWe can all get behind Toys for Tots, the perennial U.S. Marines-sponsored holiday toy drive that provides gifts for kids who might not otherwise have anything under the tree to unwrap. But artists and hipsters like to do things in their own arty-hipsterish way. Going to Walmart ... More >>
Young Josh McDaniels.Three Denver blog posts right here. Mile High Report fan poster BroncoHawkeye thinks Josh McDaniels deserves a couple more years to prove himself. Gulp! People's Press Collective's Mr. Bob offers an animated happy birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps. As Colorado Pols not ... More >>
Sunday, June 13, Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Multi-event competitor Sergeant Israel Del Toro suffered burns on 80 percent of his body after he was hit by an IED in 2005. The U.S. military's first-ever Warrior Games -- three days of Paralympic-style competition in nine sports -- will kick off in Colorado Springs with an opening ceremony ... More >>
Bob Newman. Today's blog "Bill Menezes on the Closure of Colorado Media Matters" notes that KOA's Bob Newman, known to fans and foes alike as "Gunny Bob," was often blasted by CMM prior to its demise on Tuesday. And to put it mildly, Newman won't miss having the organization to kick around anymore. ... More >>
Two looks at Lance Hering. The strange story of Marine Lance Corporal Lance Hering -- whose story was chronicled in the April 2007 feature article "An Uphill Battle" -- just got a little stranger. Hering first came to the public's attention when his best friend, Steve Powers, emerged from Eldo ... More >>
Call of Duty 4 might hit a little too close to home.
Capsule reviews of shows
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Lance Hering asked his best friend to help him disappear. What happened next is a real cliff-hanger.
This impressive south-of-the-border fest proves Varietyís Peter Bart wrong.
Why no si, senorita?
Sand Storm raises a whirlwind of questions about war.
Friday, February 24, Grizzly Rose, 303-295-1330.
In the profound Jarhead, a soldier can be his own worst enemy.
The good, the bad and the ugly of neo-country.
Miners Alley acts up with its One-Act Festival.
Miracle scores with an emotional retelling of an Olympic triumph.
November 20, 2003
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed.
It took more than a few scud missiles to break up the party at the Winter Music Conference.
Colorado charities face a crisis in the aftermath of September 11.
Red & Jerry's
You don't have to gamble on the food at Red & Jerry's.
Over fifty years after these boys first set sail, their ship has finally come in.