This week, sit at the feet of an eminent poet, celebrate a rustic sleuth or examine the farm-to-fork experience in a new cookbook with a local twist. Keep reading for details. See also: Boulder Book Store Presents Chuck Palahniuk
Drug Warriors have long implied that marijuana causes violent behavior -- which explains why recent incidents such as the tragic killing of Kristine Kirk, who was shot to death by her husband after he'd consumed a marijuana edible, have been major talking points for opponents of pot legalization. B ... More >>
About this time last year, we shared a collection of the top ten speed traps in Denver -- our second annual list culled from the most recent entries on Speedtrap.org, at site at which those who've been trapped attempt to prevent others from being similarly ensnared. Once again, it's time for an upd ... More >>
We brake for art! Our next stop on the light-rail line brought us to Gregory Gove's "Connected," a mural at the Yale light-rail station. Gove found his inspiration for the piece while watching the ebb and flow of people in their daily lives. He imagined what they were thinking, and conjured up a col ... More >>
The final phase of a three-phase construction project, giving South Broadway some more appealing aesthetic touches between Arizona and Yale avenues, was just completed. To celebrate the end of this seemingly endless facelift, Mayor Michael Hancock, Councilman Chris Nevitt and Denver Public Works Man ... More >>
One of the more exciting pianists in jazz today, Vijay Iyer has won a slew of awards over the past few years, including five different nods in the DownBeat International Critics' Poll. Awards notwithstanding, if you need proof of what amazing chops this Grammy-nominated composer-pianist has, look no ... More >>
Last week, we revealed the name of the new fast-casual meatball emporium that Row 14 executive chef Jensen Cummings and his partners, Johnny Coast and Alex Comisar, will open later this year: They're calling it the Slotted Spoon Meatball Eatery. But we left it up to you to guess the location of the ... More >>
Nathaniel RateliffWhile there are a number of street festivals happening this summer, the first Englewood Eats & Beats might push the envelope a bit when it happens Saturday, June 25. Gothic Theatre owner Steve Schalk, who is also one of the event's organizers, says that it will have bigger s ... More >>
We are well aware that graffiti is not subject to the strict grammatical rules imposed on other art forms that, you know, involve words. But this proclamation found on the corner of Yale and University recently had us perplexed. Whoever scrawled these four choice, punctuationless words on a u ... More >>
Making connections between Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Wonder Mike isn't such a stretch for Adam Bradley. As one of the editors of The Anthology of Rap, a newly released collection from Yale University Press, as well as the author of 2009's Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip-Hop, Bradley has ... More >>
Recognize this fella? Do you know from which country the U.S. of A. declared its independence in 1776? If so, consider yourself among the 74 percent of Americans who do. If not, consider yourself dumber than a first grader, which is when everyone learns about George Washington and how he comm ... More >>
The smart people at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University just delivered a brand-spankin' new study that shows a correlation between licensed cartoon characters and kids' affinity for snacks. A motley crew of forty munchkins between the ages of four and six was subj ... More >>
Benny Sitinjak. Early yesterday morning, the Aurora Police Department issued information about an apparent street race at the intersection of South Peoria Street and East Yale Avenue in which one of the drivers died. Later in the day, the APD issued mug shots of two men in the incident: Benny Sitin ... More >>
One thing's for sure: You can pretty much always count on Denver Chicano Renaissance man Gwylym Cano to come up with something completely different. His reputation as a filmmaker is built on the funny 1995 yarn El Corrido de Cherry Creek, but he's also made a name locally as a spoken-word poet and ... More >>
The late Timber Dick's children are carrying on a brilliant family legacy that includes Nancy Dick and Tom Lantos.
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With temperatures dropping again, people are warming to the thought of hot, hot food. BBQ, in short. Witness this recent plea from Jeff: Growing up in the Midwest, I have developed a predilection (or as my wife would call it, an obsession) for BBQ. I enjoy different regional sauces but am still d ... More >>
De Niro takes a loooong, sloooow look at the history of the CIA.
Is avian flu on the fly?
Get a manos-on experience at Machu Picchu
Comic Lewis Black brings his comedy back to Colorado.
Louie and Ophelia grapples with mature commitment
Recent pieces by art star Judy Pfaff are on display at Robischon Gallery.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
From the week of February 22, 2001
Three local indies demonstrate that not all record companies are created evil.
Real and imagined depth is seen in displays at Robischon, Artyard and the White House.
The acid jazz of United Dope Front keeps 'em dancing in the trenches.
Cabaret Diosa puts its surf-mambo sound on celluloid.
Full of conspiracies, all The Skulls lacks is a brain.
April 15-21, 1999
The curative effect of the New Wizard Oil Combination.