FRI | GARY CLARK JR at OGDEN THEATRE | 10/11/13 Austin-bred guitar prodigy Gary Clark Jr. is focused on reconnecting the blues with its roots. The electric bluesman not only cites Jimi Hendrix as an influence, but with his slender frame, long fingers and soaring bellow, he might remind folks of the ... More >>
For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>
In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>
Held down by the Billie Holiday-channeling vocals of Erin Austin, OK Sweetheart (performing tonight at the Meadowlark with Megan Burtt, Jamie Mefford, Teresa Storch and Chris Webb) offers a comforting blend of vintage tones and straightforward pop music. The band's moniker -- which is short f ... More >>
Chris Power Bain.Memorial Day is still three days away, but all week I have been carried away by memories. The extended Westword family lost one of its members this week when Chris Power Bain, who'd served as advertising manager in the early '80s, passed away. There's much more to her story ... More >>
Just received word from the folks at Live Nation that the Weezer gig originally slated for Saturday, January 17 at the Fillmore has been postponed with no new date announced. While no official reason was given, we're guessing frontman Rivers Cuomo is going to need more time to recover from the to ... More >>
In case you haven't noticed, I've been missing from both these virtual pages and the actual dead-tree pages of Westword for the past couple of weeks. And while I'm sure that some of you out there in Hotcakesland have rejoiced in thinking that finally someone over here came to his or her senses an ... More >>
A few months ago, in order to assist the Colorado Tourism Office with its woefully embarrassing state marketing campaigns, we asked readers, “What Does Colorado Taste Like to You?” Looks like one of those readers was none other than that empress of evoo Rachael Ray, and she responded with an on- ... More >>
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
If you must go for gourmet pizza, go to Sazza.
Sandy Carson Gallery
More of the same isn't always a bad thing.
A home where the Buffalo roam.
Joyce Carol Oates signs her latest work.
The truck stops here.
Celery, I can forgive. Bad French, never.
Neighborhood fusion at its best.
Friday, February 3, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Saturday, February 4, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
All I Need
Jim Jarmusch succeeds by keeping Broken Flowers messy.
Local 33 brings blood, sweat and beers to its blue-collar twang.
Hamell on Trial trades electric guitar for an abrasive brand of acoustic punk.
Andrea Modica: Photographs, Sandy Carson Gallery
The new Thai Basil has a way with translation.
Royal Hilltop is a real neighborhood pub -- in a neighborhood that really needs one.
Though still somber, Windsor for the Derby moves toward pop and away from convention.
All Is Dream (V2)
Although this past year wasn't a film blockbuster, it had some bright spots.