Possibly the most famous and influential keyboardist in the history of rock, Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek, died yesterday at age 74 from complications due to bile-duct cancer. Known as the lanky professor crouched off to the left of Jim Morrison, Manzarek was an erudite multi-instrumentalist who de ... More >>
Earlier this year, we told you about the search for Raven Furlong, a missing seventeen year old from Aurora. Like Kara Nichols, nineteen, and Kelsie Jean Schelling, 21, two other women whose whereabouts remain unknown, she had a profile on a modeling-related website. Furlong's car was found in L.A. ... More >>
The plane lands in Aspen at a quarter after four; I'm late. Outside the terminal, which doubles as a café for sharp-dressed skiers and businessmen, D.J. Watkins is waiting in his heavy-breathing '89 Subaru Legacy. The 29-year-old Kansas native moved to Aspen five years ago, determined to preserve H ... More >>
Wurstküche, a company that runs exotic sausage restaurants in downtown Los Angeles and in Venice Beach, has taken over the building at 2036 Broadway that most recently housed Rockaway Tavern (and was the Triangle for decades before that). But don't fire up the grill just yet. See also: - Besides t ... More >>
Fabio Flagiello PastaVino 1043 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-955-8791 www.pastavino.com Part one of my interview with Fabio Flagiello, exec-chef owner of PastaVino, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. Favorite restaurant in America: Le Bernardin, in New York. For me, eating at Le Bernardin i ... More >>
Before Ozomatli rocked the Ogden on Saturday night, the genre-bending L.A.-based act stopped by the Spot at Urban Peak, which offers services to homeless and runaway youth in Denver, where it played a free one-hour acoustic show. Instead of just playing a couple songs and leaving, the band interacte ... More >>
Kelsey WhippleGlenn Grassi goes American Gothic in front of his miniature creation.The fully functioning home in which Glenn Grassi is standing in isn't much larger than his bedroom was that time he joined the circus. It is significantly smaller than the sets he made and won national awards f ... More >>
City Council rep Charlie Brown has taken the lead on corralling medical marijuana dispensaries in Denver. And he's taking the task seriously -- so seriously that, last week, he took his cowboy hat and traveled to Los Angeles (using campaign funds, not taxpayer dollars) to check out that city' ... More >>
M.Pyres and the Skygaze Family Band (Tom Murphy)Desolation Wilderness, M. Pyres & the Skygaze Family Band, Woodsman and Milton Melvin Croissant III Thursday, August 27, 2009 Rhinoceropolis Better Than: The previous Desolation Wilderness appearance in Denver. The show opened with M. Pyres &am ... More >>
Lucas Field, the frontman for Low Vs. Diamond (the subject of a profile in Westword's November 27 edition), is a Seattle native -- but he spent his college years at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he played in a jam band whose music has little in common with the tunes he's making with hi ... More >>
Should millionaire T-shirt mogul Sunshine Megatron make Denver his new neighborhood? You be the judge.
Richard Kelly leaves nothing behind in his pop-packed, apocalyptic pageant.
When these Amateur Poker Tour investors realized they'd been bluffed, they tried their hand at murder.
John Baker wants to give this town what fore!
A reckless cop goes undercover in Underclassman.
Charlie's high-flying heroines kick ass -- but not the sequel syndrome.
The Aggie Theater may trade the PA for pool tables.
Jon Bowman wants to bring order back to this court.
Two new CDs add to the legacy of the late Ted Hawkins.
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 1998
TED HAWKINS SINGS ABOUT A LIFE LIKE NO OTHER. HIS OWN.