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    February 19, 2013

    The Postal Service at Red Rocks on May 30, presale tickets on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m.

    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 >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    October 11, 2012
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    April 13, 2012

    Furthur at Red Rocks, three nights, September 21, 22 and 23. Tix on sale next Friday at 10 a.m.

    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 >>

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    March 1, 2012

    Photos: Occupy Denver takes an anti-ALEC tour of downtown Denver

    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 >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Mark Cuban: HDNet rebranding as AXS TV won't impact Denver operation

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Village Voice Media responds to clergy

    ​Today, 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site The full page ad was published in the New York Times. The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds.

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    July 14, 2011

    ISPs agree to six strikes copyright enforcement

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    May 26, 2011
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    May 25, 2011

    Jon Gutwillig of the Disco Biscuits on Red Rocks, the pop-up store, Bisco Inferno and Big Boi

    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 >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Henry Rollins on National Geographic gig and other adventures in work

    ​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.

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    December 15, 2010

    Qwest, CenturyLink merger on the line for Colorado Public Utilities Commission

    ​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 >>

  • News

    September 23, 2010


    Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up

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    December 29, 2009

    RU-Buzzed? or are you going to get a DUI?

    ​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.

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    September 1, 2009

    Dodger Talk host treats Denver like a joke

    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 >>

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    August 18, 2009

    Qwest Wireless sets a death date

    ​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 >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009
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    January 7, 2009

    Baji wants to announce your calls

    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 phon ... More >>

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    December 8, 2008

    HDNet finally available on Comcast

    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 pro ... More >>

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    February 6, 2008
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    August 23, 2007

    Dave TV!

    Dave Navarro’s chat show is part of a new ManiaTV! strategy to let the pros, not the people, program the site.

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    July 30, 2007

    Lobster Sex Champagne, July 30

    The entire breadth of digitized human knowledge at their fingertips and this is what America is searching today: Tom Snyder Long live Snyder, the host of the The Late Late Show, who died at the age of 71 yesterday. TMZ reports his catchphrase on the show Tomorrow, was “Fire up a colortini, sit ba ... More >>

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    July 19, 2007

    Ad it Up

    Fergie takes celebrity-endorsing to the next level.

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    April 30, 2007

    Way to Go After Joe

    In general, the Denver dailies did an impressive job of covering the trial of former Qwest chief executive Joe Naccho (pictured). But while the Denver Post's Al Lewis, in particular, made a strong showing throughout the process, the Rocky Mountain News narrowly bested its crosstown rival, thanks to ... More >>

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Panhandle With Care

    We're all just a home away from homeless.

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Al Right Now

    Is "Weird Al" Yankovic an American pop genius?

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    August 10, 2006

    The Case of the Missing License

    Congress is putting on the squeeze, but Colorado's private investigators still can't agree how -- or if -- they should be regulated.

  • Music

    July 27, 2006

    No Sale

    The Go! Team doesn't have TV-commercial aspirations.

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    July 20, 2006

    Sorry, Wrong Number

    The city's new service blows smoke.

  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Nelly Furtado

    Loose (Geffen)

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    February 2, 2006

    Caught Mapping

    How MapQuest helps the lost generation find itself.

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    September 8, 2005

    Off Limits

    A Real Horse's Ass

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    July 28, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 7/28/2005

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    July 21, 2005

    Getting Their Bell Rung

    Tim Wirth dials in on the telecom wars.

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    July 21, 2005

    Waltz of the Cannibals

    How to demolish the telecom industry, in six easy steps.

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    May 10, 2001


    If you loaned money to this former Fox News staffer -- and many did -- you may be out of luck.

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    November 11, 1999

    Liars on the Line

    While US West delayed service for months, the company stockpiled millions.

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    August 12, 1999

    Bells Are Ringing

    US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.

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    April 8, 1999


    As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.

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    July 9, 1998
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    February 16, 1994