Conor Oberst in concert.

The Westword.com blog shortcut, October 17 edition

We've got your pre-weekend bloggery all lined up.

Today in Backbeat Online:Conor Oberst, of Bright Eyes fame, captured on stage at the Ogden Theatre. • A live review of M.A.N.D.Y. at Beta. • Our Friday Rap-Up feature, spotlighting nerdcore rapper ytCracker. It's crisp.

Today in Cafe Society: • A sip from Red Trolley's root-beer happy hour. • Phoenix chef Mark Tarbell's thus-far-unnamed new restaurant. • The Candy Girls' caramel extravaganza.

Today in The Latest Word: • Abortion opposition meets Burma-Shave at a Littleton church. • A report that the National Republican Senatorial Committee is losing confidence in Bob Schaffer's ability to beat Mark Udall. • FM 104.3/The Fan's morning and afternoon teams will start going head-to-head beginning on Monday. • A Diamond Cabaret employee is arrested in the death of DNC visitor Gabriel Pico. • Adam Cayton-Holland's top ten signs that you're a cougar. Me-ow. -- Michael Roberts

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