Brace yourself, my aging hipster friend: If you haven't heard, your favorite band from nearly a decade ago is back together and playing shows again. While the Coachella date is the one that got everybody hyperventilating, the Postal Service's tour actually kicks off a few days earlier in Reno. After ... More >>
Furthur is making its way back to Colorado for a three-night stand at Red Rocks Amphitheater that kicks off on Friday, September 21. Pre-sale tickets ($55-$60) go on sale this Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m. through Furthur's fan page and will be available until 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, after whic ... More >>
The 16th Street Mall was temporarily shut down Wednesday, when Occupy Denver staged a march against the American Legislative Exchange Council. ALEC is a conservative nonprofit that favors large corporations, demonstrators said, and its membership includes over 2,000 state legislators. The protest un ... More >>
What a difference a few years makes. In 2006, Mark Cuban, the billionaire behind HDNet, partly based in Denver, was touting the service's inking of past CBS anchor Dan Rather. Now, he's psyched about hooking up with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest and AEG Entertainment, owned by local moneybags Phi ... More >>
Today, 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times. The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds.
Internet users beware: you've now got six strikes against copyright infringement before your account can enter a "mitigation phase." Major Internet providers, including Comcast, Verizon, AT&T and others, have agreed to saddle up with the music and movie businesses to finally start cracking do ... More >>
If a three night run culminating at Red Rocks isn't enough to show the height of The Disco Biscuits success, then opening a pop-up store to release the two-disc DVD will make it so. We wanted to find out more about this guerrilla marketing campaign, so we went straight to the source and spoke with g ... More >>
Henry Rollins (appearing at the Soiled Dove Underground this Sunday, April 3) began his career fronting Black Flag, an endeavor he won a Grammy for chronicling in the audio book Get in The Van. He went on to front The Rollins Band and appeared in numerous films.
Colorado's Public Utilities Commission is slated to sign off on Qwest's merger with CenturyLink today, a day after Montana became the fourteenth state to okay the deal, pushing memories of Mountain Bell even further down the line.
The PUC was initially scheduled to approve the merger last we ... More >>
There were a lot of new iPhones opened on Christmas Day, and that was a big present for the Colorado Department of Transportation, which created its own iPhone application in November to help people measure whether they are too drunk to drive.
Ken Levine.Ken Levine, the host of the Los Angeles Dodgers post-game radio show called Dodger Talk, is a comedy writer whose TV credits include Cheers, Frasier and The Simpsons -- good shows all. But Denverites may not be terribly amused by his latest offering, a blog headlined "Things To Do ... More >>
Former Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio received good news when he learned that the U.S. Justice Department had decided against appealing the reduction of his original six-year jail sentence for insider-trading violations. But many Qwest Wireless customers will probably be less excited upon leraning the ... More >>
If you're looking for some new music and in need of a new ring tone for your phone, have a listen to Baji. This pop/rock outfit reminds me a lot of the Heyday: similar radio-ready sound, same big, soaring choruses and hook-filled tunes. As a promotion, they're offering free ringtones to Verizon pho ... More >>
This 2006 Message column "HDNet Gains" profiled HDNet, billionaire Mark Cuban's high-definition television network. At the time, Cuban and his Denver-based partner, Philip Garvin, were thrilled about adding longtime CBS anchor Dan Rather to HDNet's family. But Garvin remained frustrated that the p ... More >>