Leonardo DaVinci has come to the Denver Pavilions. Discover the DaVinci In You, featuring replicas of sixty machines and other inventions created by DaVinci, has moved into the former Virgin Records space -- and it's quite a change from the other things on display in the Pavilions.
Get in gear! Discover the DaVinci In You, an exhibit of machines and inventions created by Leonardo DaVinci, has moved into the former Virgin Records space in the Denver Pavilions. It's not quite the stuff at nearby Victoria's Secret, but it's definitely a miraculous body of work. The exhibit, on l ... More >>
In the history of rock there has never been a greater example of media manipulation than the Sex Pistols. From the Stones refusing to wear a tie to Bowie claiming he was gay to Ozzy biting the head off a dove, press savvy rockers have been tricking the media into endless headline coverage as long as ... More >>
Katie ByronJimmy Tamborello of DntelJimmy Tamborello. While the name might not register immediately, you've probably heard his work with the Postal Service, an outfit that also features Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard. On his own throughout the '90s, Tamborello, who plays under the name Dntel (due ... More >>
Visit Denver spent $50,000 creating a city-boosting window for New York City's Times Square last Christmas season. It was unveiled on Good Morning America by holiday-sweater Mayor John Hickenlooper, who cut the ribbon and subsequently cut up with the GMA team. The display -- already a histo ... More >>
Backbeat scribes sound off on their favorite releases of the past year.
Alison Sudol is indeed someone You Oughta Know. Thanks, VH1.
Thursday, May 31, Gothic Theatre, 303-788-0984.
There’s plenty of smarts behind this outfit’s stupidity.
The year in unfair shares.
Teddy Thompson finds unity in his Separate Ways.
Scott Stevens may have found success in California with the Exies, but his heart is still in Colorado.
Saturday, July 30, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-0959.
In Chad Hugo's world, art and commerce co-exist.
With Lazy Dog, English songwriter Ben Watt gets a modish makeover behind steel wheels.
Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.
A performance veteran at 23, Ciria is hoping her music is meant to be.
Joy turned Cracker’s David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he’s real and really angry.
Les Nubians explore the arts of song, sisterhood and cultural pride.
The Chemical Brothers try to move beyond the hype.
Writer Terry Southern helped shape a generation. Now his son is fighting for his legacy.
In the deadly race to circle the globe in a balloon, team Re/Max plans to rise above the crowd. But can a bold ego go where no man has gone before?
A gifted performer reveals how to become a better musician: Work at it.
arnold schwarzenegger kicks tail in hollywood, but he's still waiting for a happy ending in denver real estate.
After years in the shadows, XTC's Andy Partridge is ready to rejoin the human race.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
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A BEHIND-THE-CURTAINS LOOK AT THE BIGGEST LITTLE PROMOTER IN DENVER.
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