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    October 6, 2014

    Three book and poetry events in Denver for the week of October 6-12

    This week you can cheer on performance poets or listen thoughtfully to the literary variety; if you prefer novels to poetry, you can hear the author of one runaway bestseller discuss his next book. Keep reading for details. See also: Mountain to Mountain Author Shannon Galpin on Bicycles and Violen ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    DU wins Defense Department grant to predict the sociopolitical future

    What if it were possible to predict the next Arab Spring? The next Ukrainian revolution? Researchers at the Pardee Center for International Futures in the School of International Studies at the University of Denver might be able to do just that in several years. DU was one of eleven schools selecte ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Fat Jack's now open in LoHi

    Family owned Fat Jack's Supersubs has has been dishing out sandwiches to Denverites for the last fourteen years. And now it's just opened its fifth location, this one in LoHi. See also: Fat Jack's Subs coming to LoHi

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    May 1, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Kristin Stransky

    #85: Kristin Stransky There's a new kind of alchemy happening in the art world, a creative compound where art and science merge. At the University of Denver, it's called Emergent Digital Practices, and Kristin Stransky, who teaches there, is at the forefront of the movement, making stuff that would ... More >>

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    March 21, 2014

    From Morocco to Mexico, a second helping of Cafe Society: March 17-21

    Cafe Society was busy eating its last meals for the Best of Denver 2014 this week, but didn't ignore its normal duties. In her current review, Gretchen Kurtz visits Mecca Grill, which changed owners last year and is slowly switching from the old emphasis on Lebanese food to Moroccan cuisine. In Chef ... More >>

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    March 19, 2014

    Ari Kelman's book on Sand Creek Massacre site wins Bancroft Prize

    On Monday, Governor John Hickenlooper announced the creation of the Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration Commission, designed to further understanding of that dark chapter in Colorado history as the 50th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre approaches on November 29, 1964. And that process just got a ... More >>

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    February 24, 2014

    3 things to do for free in Denver this week, February 24-27

    Whether you want to stare at Joan Crawford's eyebrows or watch women in gorilla masks talk about feminism, there are plenty of entertainment options in Denver this week. Read on for our picks of three very different things to do in Denver that share one thing in common: They're all free. If you know ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    Womenswear Wednesdays: Student Teresa Scaggiari on her city sleek style

    The autumn weather has been surprisingly warm, making this the perfect time for fashionistas to rock their finest fall duds. We spotted Metro State University of Denver journalism student Teresa Scaggiari rocking some great street style. Continue reading to learn about her style icons, where she sho ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Gun control and mental health: DU panel takes aim

    What role should mental health play in a discussion of gun-control legislation? Is it possible to limit access to firearms without trampling on the rights of those who battle mental illness? Is a future consensus on gun control within the realm of possibility, or are debates over the Second Amendmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    Wine, beer and more fun on tap this weekend

    The Lowry Beer Garden, 7577 East Academy Boulevard, has partnered with three Colorado craft breweries for a series of Oktoberfest festivities. The first begins today and runs through Saturday, September 14; Prost Brewing will be taking over the taps from 6:30 to 10 p.m., and there will be live music ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Denver Boone: DU's original mascot cracks the whip on calls for a replacement

    The University of Denver has been meeting with members of the DU community to discuss the "mascot development" process. Doug Hirsh has been following the process with particular interest: He was the first human Denver Boone, chosen to portray the caricature that Walt Disney donated to DU to serve as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Capitol Hill Jelly back for breakfast after a six-week rehab

    Several restaurants closed early this year for renovation projects: Jax in LoDo executed an amazing two-week transformation; Parisi completely updated its space; Tamayo spent a million-dollars on its month-long redo -- and the Jelly in Capitol Hill closed for a month and a half to replace its floor. ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    October 9, 2012

    Matthew Gianopoulos ID'd as victim in Green Valley Ranch homicide (35)

    Update: Last week, we told you about a homicide in Green Valley Ranch on Wednesday evening; look below for our previous coverage. Now, the Denver coroner's office has identified the victim as Matthew Gianopoulos, age 21. The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds. Here's a little more about a y ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Presidential debate winner: The University of Denver

    No matter how the presidential candidates do in tonight's debate -- whether Mitt Romney continues to do his imitation of Bert on Sesame Street or Barack Obama trips over his teleprompter -- a clear winner has already emerged: The University of Denver.

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    June 21, 2012
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    March 27, 2012

    Tonight at Buntport: The Great Hamantasch/Latke Debate is back

    Which is better: the hamantasch or the latke? That simple question is suddenly not so simple when placed in the hands of the Buntport Theater crew and faculty members of the University of Denver's Center for Judaic Studies, who are preparing to debate the issue -- for the third year in a row.

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    December 2, 2011

    Metro State College's identity crisis continues, no new name yet

    ​Metro State students are getting an unexpected lesson in just how hard it is to rebrand a beloved institution. Yesterday, the school's board voted to postpone by at least a month a final decision on a new name for Metropolitan State College.

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    September 1, 2011

    Nova Yogurt brings more self-serve frozen yogurt to the DU 'hood

    Lori Midson​It's been the summer of frozen yogurt, and we've seen several shops open around town, most of which are the self-serve pay-by-the-ounce variety that offer dozens of flavors of yogurt plus a melange of toppings. Nova Yogurt is just that kind of shop, and it opened a couple of weeks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Tip Sheet: Introducing The Foot. These guys, ahem, kick ass -- even if their name doesn't.

    Splendid day for new music in the Backbeat cave. Just splendid. We just had a chance to listen the brand new album from the Foot. Whoo boy, is it dandy. Daddy like! Not as big a fan of the band's moniker, though. Seriously. Not to be a hater, but c'mon! Really? The Foot? That's the best they could ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Tonight: The Women's Lighthouse Project cooks off for a cause

    Last year's Cookoff for a Cause was just as much fun as it looks.​The Women's Lighthouse Project -- which provides support and empowerment for women who are living with HIV -- knows not to fix something when it ain't broken. That's why its signature fundraising event, Cook-Off for a Cause, con ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Crimson and Gold goes for a liquor license tomorrow

    Lori MidsonThe former Aroma Cafe space will soon be Crimson and Gold​Aroma Cafe lasted less than a year at 2017 South University Boulevard -- but the brothers who've taken over the space have a restaurant record that stretches back more than twenty years. Kevin and Craig Caldwell, the partne ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead

    Our online Food & Drink listings include dozens of culinary events around Colorado this week, with benefits for March of Dimes and Project Angel Heart, as well as the University of Denver's inaugural DU Vin Festival. A taste of what's ahead: Through November 5: Jax Fish House in Boulder, 928 Pear ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    Illegal Pete's is now legal on East Evans Avenue

    Lori Midson​ Illegal Pete's, home of the fat fish burrito, has just opened its sixth location at 1744 East Evans Avenue, a textbook's toss from the University of Denver campus. Like its other outposts, the fast-casual coastal Mexican, whose beer-battered fish filets (and counter staff that mixes u ... More >>

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    September 17, 2009

    Bolero Ties

    A new series investigates sustainability and environmental issues.

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    July 31, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Read all about it

    ​It's been a bad year for newspapers, with cities acorss the country losing important institutions like the Rocky Mountain News. But it's been a very good year for homeless newspapers, judging from the entries in the first annual North American Street Newspaper Association Newspaper Awards. I ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    Michelle Kwan becomes DU poster grad

    Photo courtesy the University of DenverMichelle Kwan collects another trophy -- of sorts. Star figure skater Michelle Kwan wanted to be seen as just another University of Denver student during her stint at her school. But, of course, just another University of Denver student wouldn't have been feat ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009

    Today's Night & Day featured event: The Goldberger Week of Jewish Culture brings it all together at CU-Boulder

    David Shneer is a one-man dynamo when it's come to bringing into focus the divergent cultural wings of the Jewish diaspora locally, in the past as a professor and director of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver and currently in a similar role at CU-Boulder. And he's starti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    The blog shortcut, January 13 edition

    Click it or ticket. Today in Cafe Society: • Tony's Market gets a witness. • Fallout from Aspen's New Year's Eve bomb. • Chipotle salads: The secret is in the sauce. • Root Down joins the brunch bunch. • Class is in session at Bristol Brewery. • Denver-based Quiznos cuts the price on 37 ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    More than 100 University of Denver staffers apply for voluntary severance

    Like Denver Boone, the longtime University of Denver mascot seen here, who was deep-sixed a few years back in part because he was deemed insufficiently manly and sophisticated, plenty of DU employees will soon be leaving the school. According to "Staff Leave Under Voluntary Severance Plan," a story ... More >>

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    January 8, 2009
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    December 4, 2008

    Musical Medicine

    Light From the Desert is a harmonic bid for peace.

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    August 21, 2008
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    May 8, 2008

    Street Dreams

    Sowing creative seeds at the Botanic Gardens.

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    February 14, 2008

    Divahn Calling

    Learn What Jewish Culture Sounds Like at the Oriental Theater.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Jack Kerouac Wrote Here, Crisscrossing America Chasing Cool

    January 19, 2008 by David Amram Denver | When I first came to Denver in the mid-forties with my family, and later on when traveling through with different bands, I was always aware of Larimer Street and Five Points as the two places in Denver that in no way fit the stereotype of a Hollywood Western ... More >>

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    October 4, 2007
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    April 26, 2007


    Brief reviews of current shows

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    April 19, 2007

    Eight Painters & Sculptors at the University of Denver 1930-1965

    Some of Denvers most important modern artists finally get their due.

  • Culture

    April 12, 2007


    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Calendar

    January 4, 2007

    Promised Lands

    For some, the search is never over.

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    December 28, 2006
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    November 2, 2006
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    August 24, 2006
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    July 15, 2004

    Etched in Stone

    A new exhibit celebrates the architecture of Cab Childress

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best Bus Route for People-Watching

    RTD Route 52
    Arvada to University Hills

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    April 4, 2002

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