Val Landrum

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Record Store Chain Reaction Records Opens Today in Lakewood

    Somewhere on W. Colfax in Lakewood is a strip-mall, virtually indistinguishable from all the others on any given stretch of the meandering 26 mile boulevard. The only thing that differentiates this particular strip-mall, for music fans, anyhow, is that starting today, it will be the home of Chain Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Alex Seidel brings his new artisan ricotta cheese to fruition

    ​Early in 2009, Alex Seidel, chef/owner of Fruition, 1313 East Sixth Avenue, bought a ten-acre parcel of earth that sits off a dirt road, just outside Larkspur, and named it Fruition Farms. From the beginning, Seidel, along with Verde Farms founder Josh Halder, cultivated herbs, greens and v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Wynkoop Brewing Co. celebrates beer and cheese with Kegs & Curds

    ​Tomorrow from 1 to 4 p.m., Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, presents Kegs & Curds, a tribute to beer-and-cheese pairings which seem to have suddenly become rather popular. There will be samples of 25 Colorado, U.S. and Belgian beers thoughtfully paired (by the brewers) with twenty g ... More >>

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    Moovers and Shakers 2005

    Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite new releases from the past year.

  • Music

    October 13, 2005


    Valiomierda (Five Core Records)