We've just learned that Barry Fey, a larger-than-life figure who helped put Denver on the music-business map, has died.
At this writing, the circumstances of Fey's death have not been made public, but he has been ill of late. His personal Facebook page features a March 11 post that reads, "I am hap ... More >>
Early in his career, pianist Uri Caine got to play with jazz legends like Philly Joe Jones and Hank Mobley. While Caine is a deft improviser and can play the hell out of bop, he's incredibly multi-faceted and also quite equally at home playing avant-garde, classical (Caine's released a number albums ... More >>
History teachers come in all shapes and sizes. Stan Ellsworth's form just happens to be bigger, scruffier and more charismatic than most. The brawny intellectual is just one of many reasons to check out American Ride, a television series that highlights the best stories you may have missed in high s ... More >>
"People really bring their kids to this thing?" my girlfriend asks.
The kids, dressed in their Sunday best, hold their parents' hands as they walk toward the Magness Arena on the University of Denver campus. We follow behind, my girlfriend gripping my own hand tightly. At the foot of the steps the ... More >>
With Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in Washington last week and with the president scheduled to be in Denver this Thursday, we're in a political mindset. And as anyone who's seen the recent GOP debates can attest, political spectating often drives one to drink. In that spirit, here are five drinking g ... More >>
Where are the hundreds of thousands of teen prostitutes some advocates say are engaged in underage sex trafficking? Village Voice Media spent the past two months collecting arrest data for underage prostitution in 37 of America's largest cities. Reporters found the average number of arrests o ... More >>
Big pics below.As Melanie Asmar's post about gay jokes at the Stock Show rodeo demonstrates, homophobia isn't exactly a thing of the past. But Patrick Burke, who's moderating "Invisible Athletes," a panel discussion about gay athletes at 6 p.m. tonight on the Denver University campus (details ... More >>
Denver architect Peter Dominick suffered a fatal heart attack on New Year's Day while he was cross-country skiing near Aspen, where he frequently vacationed. A prominent figure in the local architectural community, he was from an equally prominent family: his late father was a Colorado senator, als ... More >>