Frank Keesling thought he was in trouble nine years ago when he got a call from the Wynkoop Brewing Company asking why there were so many gorillas sitting at the bar. Although the question sounded like the punchline to a joke, it actually came as more of a relief to Keesling, who had organized the G ... More >>
Don't wash your jeans. When Levi's CEO Chip Burgh dropped that piece of advice last May, he wasn't just talking about preserving your denim. Lots of water is used in the production of your new 501s, a fact that brings home the day-to-day impact our choices have on how water is used -- and how much o ... More >>
April is a month of rejuvenation and light-hearted trickery, a season of pranks, afternoon showers, and street-sweeping tickets. The truly April foolish thing to do would be to miss out on the fine assortment of comedy shows in Denver this month. With a visit from the reigning ice queen of late nigh ... More >>
Talk about a Mile High-plus example of Broncos pride: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has temporarily renamed all the 14ers in the state after Denver players. The numbers work out well: The standard NFL roster boasts 53 players -- and the number of Colorado 14ers just happens to be 53. That mean ... More >>
While the are a number of high profile jam-centric New Year's Eve shows this year, including dates with Yonder Mountain String Band, String Cheese Incident and Umphrey's McGee, there are also a ton of other concerts and club events on NYE. We've put together a comprehensive list of ways for you to r ... More >>
This Saturday, February 16, The Presser Foot, a sewing and quilting store in Longmont, will host a Sew Day for African Girls. Working with the nonprofit Empower Women In Africa, the store will provide all the materials and inspiration to create cloth menstrual pads -- and in the process help women i ... More >>
Basalt-based photographer/filmmaker Pete McBride is offering a sneak peek at his new film The Water Tower today, with the unveiling of a teaser trailer for his documentary that follows Golden-based climber Jake Norton's Challenge 21 team to Mt. Kenya and its vanishing glaciers. See also: - Chasing ... More >>
Hell yeah! It's finally Friday! Welcome to the weekend! Feel like tossing back a few cold ones and seeing some live music? You've come to the right place. There's an overwhelming number of outstanding shows for you to check out this weekend. We've got all of them listed in our concert calendar if yo ... More >>
MICHAEL KIWANUKA @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | 8/7/12 Judging by the instrument setup on stage, you could have guessed what sort of music Kiwanuka would be playing: congas prominently pushed to the front of the stage, a classic sparkle drumkit reminiscent of something Ringo might play, an organ and handful ... More >>
After months of planning and fundraising, this year's BoldLeaders trip to Kenya has been grounded, thanks to threats of violence from the Somali militant group, Al-Shabaab. The Denver-based group had flights arranged and was within a week of departure when the U.S. Department of State and its embass ... More >>
Did you run around outside on Saturday wearing nothing but your underwear? If so, we hope you were taking part in Cupid's Undie Run, a Children's Tumor Foundation fundraiser. "We're running for the kids," director Sarah Morley told our Bree Davies. "We just hope they're not watching." But the rest o ... More >>
This week, Mountainfilm in Telluride promoters released the full program for the 32nd annual festival (May 25-30). Since there are more than 70 films on the schedule, we caught up with Mountainfilm's program director Emily Long to bring you a sneak peek at some of this year's most hotly antic ... More >>
Bring it back home!Type "The Book of Mormon" into Google right now, and the first thing to come is the eponymous play by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, two Colorado boys who went on to become, we think it's fair to say at this point, the greatest satirists of a generation. From South Park to Tea ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to emphasize that it's focusing on arresting so-called criminal aliens -- and it's lassoed plenty in these parts of late. In September, ICE busted 78 people -- and of the 6,617 folks grabbed in the Denver area during fiscal 2010, 4,447 were said t ... More >>
Truth is definitely stranger than fiction, with the 19th Annual Colorado Book Awards announcement in Aspen last Friday just offering more proof. For starters, the main speaker was John Hickenlooper, the former geologist turned brewpub-owner turned Denver mayor who's now running for governor. ... More >>
Al-Jazeera's English-language channel debuted today -- not that many Americans will get a chance to check it out for themselves. Right now, the best way for the average person to eyeball what's being offered is to visit Al-Jazeera's website. That's because every major U.S. cable provider is currentl ... More >>
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