For the third year running, burlesque queen Cora Vette (aka Reyna Von Vett) hosted Too Sexy for the Stock Show on January 11, 2012 at Bar Standard. Along with old favorites -- such as Vivienne Va Voom stripping to the Japanese version of Davy Crockett, complete with a glitter-infested bullet wound -- new acts will joined the mix this year. "I found a song called 'Chicken Plucker,' about plucking a chicken and plucking them good," Vette notes. "There's a chicken hat and lots of feathers involved. I suspect it'll be a little bit outrageous."
The first First Friday art walk on Santa Fe of 2012 was highlighted by the opening of a show by rock music photographer Lisa Law, whose shots of Dylan, the Beatles and Otis Redding, among other icons of the era, went on display at the Byers-Evans House gallery on Bannock. Emily Driskill...
Mudhoney tore through the venue with a screaming and calculated precision, and at only six days into 2012, set the standard as one of the best shows of the year. Continue reading Bree Davies' Mudhoney at the Bluebird show review.
Photos by Dave Ingraham.
Cattle Decapitation's journey here is one rooted in both rock and rock posturing. There are a lot of hand gestures involved, and Ryan can twist both his body and mouth into positions rarely seen this side of an exorcism. Continue reading Kelsey Whipple's Cattle Decapitation at the Marquis show...
Beta's "Bassic Fridays" went down for the first time in 2012 on Friday, January 6, 2012 with DJ's Ishe, Dirt Monkey, Zeno and Vaski on the main floor. The music pumped upstairs in the Beatport Lounge with Josh Manke vs. Aaron Lee vs. Devious D.
Photos by Jim Wills
TV fashion fans again rooted for Denver fashion designer Mondo Guerra on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Beauty Bar during the season premiere of Project Runway All Stars, and of course, we were there to shoot the party.
Photos by Emily Driskill
Just a few of the many people who turned out today to see the National Western Stock Show kick off parade. As always, the parade included floats, horseback riders, plenty of cowboys and cowgirls, and a cattle drive with Texas longhorns being steered from Union Station down 17th Street starting...
The Polar Plunge ain't for cold-weather wimps. Now in its 29th year, the New Year's Day event -- an Alzheimer's Association of Colorado fundraiser -- invites brave souls to participate in a freezing-water dive at the Boulder Reservoir. Bathing suits are a must, but jumpers are also encouraged...
Cafe|Bar definitely fills a niche in this area north of West Washington Park -- although it took some smart operators to identify the niche. When owner Dane Huguley and chef Eric Rivera, who'd manned the burners at LaLa's Wine Bar + Pizzeria for years, landed the lease for this spot off...
For the the third night in a row, Ween played the Fillmore Auditorium. The band rang in the new year with Kid is Qual, who opened the previous two nights. Photos by Eric Gruneisen.
- Ween at the Fillmore, 12/30/11
- Ween at the Fillmore, 12/29/11
Slick Rick and Too $hort headlined the City Hall amphitheater after DJ Mu$a and DJ Tenacity opened the New Year's Eve show on December 31, 2011. Kraddy, Project Aspect, Kruza Kid, Sunsquabi and J. Wail performed in the main room of City Hall, while LadyTron performed upstairs in the Cues Room....
For the second night in a row, Pretty Lights performed at the 1STBANK Center to ring in 2012. Brandon Marshall brings back these photos from the party.
- Pretty Lights at the 1STBANK Center, 12/30/11