Cirque du Soleil's Dralion show opened at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield on Tuesday, February 8, 2012. Photographer Javid Rezvani spent the afternoon with the performers and crew of the show before it opened.
When Kevin Morrison, a former exec at the Spicy Pickle, decided to get in on the food-truck game two years ago, he named his truck Pinche Tacos -- which was deliciously amusing to most people who got the joke. Continue reading Laura Shunk's Pinche Taqueria restaurant review.
Photos by Mark Manger.
The way big snowstorms bring people together -- in grocery stores before and on sidewalks after -- or that despite the complexities of technology and politics, the height of civic sophistication in Denver is defined by backyard chickens, are just two of the ways cartoonist Kenny Be loves Denver.
This week's cover story, "The Reel West," by Melanie Asmar, looks at plans championed by Governor John Hickenlooper to make Colorado a more attractive locale for filmmakers. The state has a long history as the setting for film and television, although the number of productions here has fallen...
Even without Tim Tebow and the Broncos, there was plenty of East Coast cheer in Denver for Super Bowl XLVI. The Tavern Uptown hosted Giants fans, while Highland Tap and Burger served Pats buffs $5 pints of Sam Adams.
Brandon Marshall brings back these photos from two watch parties in Denver.
Freezing temperatures aside, the Fillmore was turned into a dancing sauna, brimming with melodic improvisations and thousands of moving bodies for Lotus's show on Saturday, February 4, 2012. Photos by Britt Chester.
Review: Lotus at the Fillmore Auditorium, 2/3/12, by Britt Chester.
Primos REVoLUCHA was a night full of high-flying action and family fun, as folks of all ages gathered at the Red & Jerry's on South Santa Fe Drive on Saturday, February 4. Javid Rezvani brings back these photos from the show, which even included a royal rumble where the ring was filled with...
Long before Tom and Diane Coohill opened Coohills in early November 2011, Tom ran much-lauded, fine-dining French restaurants in Atlanta -- opened when that city's culinary scene resembled what's going on in Denver right now, Diane says. A few years ago, the couple moved to Colorado while Tom...
The Lady Wu-Tang, a group of Denver-area female MC's who formed to put on tribute shows to the Wu-Tang Clan, played its one-year anniversary show on Saturday, January 28, 2012. Emily Driskill brings back these photos from the show, which featured a cross-section of Wu-Tang material, including...
Less than a week after the leftovers of the National Western Stock Show were cleaned up, "Glo 2012," a one-night electronic music party now in its seventh year, took over the Expo Hall III at the Complex. Promising "10,000 free glo stix," the rave, presented by Floor Bangrs and Phunk-e...
Brrr! Atmosphere headlined the first-ever winter concert at the outdoor Red Rocks Amphitheater, on Friday night, January 27, 2012. Also on the bill were Common, Grieves and Budo. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
"Review: Atmosphere and Common at Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks, 1/27/12"
Twista, Dilated Peoples, DJ Vajra and more played Snowdown 2012 at City Hall on Thursday, January 26, 2012. Jim Wills brings back these photos.
Read more about Snowdown 2012 in Backbeat: "Travelogue: Snowdown, Brother Ali and Raekwon."