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  • Riot Fest returns to Denver this weekend, Sept. 19-21

    Riot Fest returns to Denver this weekend, Sept. 19-21

    After a summer of controversy and red tape resulting in a venue change, the Denver leg of this year's Riot Fest is finally upon us. The three-day rock fest will take place this weekend, Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21, taking over the parking lot of Sports Authority Field at Mile...
  • Hip-hop tonight in Denver: Sept. 13, 2014

    Hip-hop tonight in Denver: Sept. 13, 2014

    It's pretty typical that on any given night in Denver there is a plethora of hip-hop goodness to choose from, and tonight, September 13 is no different. There are no national acts in town tonight, but hip-hop will be on display all over the city in its unsigned, underground glory. If you want to...
  • YouTube sensation Todrick Hall at the Gothic Theatre

    YouTube sensation Todrick Hall at the Gothic Theatre

    YouTube celebrities are really making the rounds of the big national tours right now. Coming up on September 20 at the Gothic Theater is “Twerk Du Soleil” a huge tour featuring YouTube sensation Todrick Hall. Hall first burst on to the YouTube scene in 2008, as a vocalist performing his favorite...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' tour heading to 1st Bank Center

    'So You Think You Can Dance' tour heading to 1st Bank Center

    In 2005 a new reality competition show hit the airwaves on Fox, quickly growing into one of the most popular summertime television staples across the nation. “So You Think You Can Dance” was an instant hit, created by “American Idol” producers Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe. Though the numbers may...
  • #NoFilter Live Tour features YouTube's three biggest stars

    #NoFilter Live Tour features YouTube's three biggest stars

    YouTube has been a great place for musicians to get their start for years, and now it seems that the trend is continuing on to comedians as well. Three of the biggest faces on YouTube today are now touring with their own comedy show, the #NoFilter Live Fall Comedy Tour with shows selling out all...
  • Colorado Crush makes an indelible mark in fifth year

    Colorado Crush makes an indelible mark in fifth year

    The fifth installment of the annual art block party, Colorado Crush, went down on September 6, 2014 and offered vibrant hues, a diverse crowd and a positive vibes. Between the 26th and 27th street blocks on Larimer, the normally quiet area was busting with life, and color. The alleys and parking lot...
  • Five Iron Frenzy to play rare show at Denver's Hi-Dive Sept. 17

    Five Iron Frenzy to play rare show at Denver's Hi-Dive Sept. 17

    Even with their dramatic reunion in 2011-2012 (and their subsequent crowd-funded release Engine of a Million Plots), it's still a rarity to see Denver ska-punk band Five Iron Frenzy play a live show these days—and even more rare to see them in an intimate venue setting. Suffice it to say that the...
  • Three Denver Broncos to be honored in Ring of Fame Sunday

    Three Denver Broncos to be honored in Ring of Fame Sunday

    Sunday, special Sunday. This weekend, the Denver Broncos not only kickoff their AFC West skid against the Kansas City Chiefs, there's also a remarkable ceremony that will take place before the contest. Three former Broncos will be honored in the Ring of Fame this Sunday, what will be a memorable...
  • Colorado State Rams resilient in wins and losses

    Colorado State Rams resilient in wins and losses

    On Monday, Colorado State Rams head coach Jim McElwain uttered one of his favorite phrases when describing the 37-24 loss to the Boise State Broncos last Saturday. “There were some good performances by some guys,” McElwain explained. “And overall, when you look at the effort, I didn't see any quit...
  • October theater: Four spooky shows to get you hungry for Halloween

    October theater: Four spooky shows to get you hungry for Halloween

    There are two months in which more people flock to the theater than any other time of the year. December brings all of those holiday shows like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker” just waiting for you to begin making new seasonal traditions with your family. But first, October bursts onto the...
  • Three keys for CSU Rams to get back to winning ways Saturday

    Three keys for CSU Rams to get back to winning ways Saturday

    Two weeks in and it's been an up-and-down season for Colorado State already. The Rams started off slowly against their cross-state rival the Colorado Buffaloes, finding themselves down 17-7 in the third quarter only to come back, score 24 unanswered points and win 31-17. In that game, the rushing of...
  • Athena Project offers workshop on 'Fostering Female Leaders in the Arts'

    Athena Project offers workshop on 'Fostering Female Leaders in the Arts'

    Only four women have ever been nominated for the Best Director Oscar. That includes Lina Wertmuller, Jane Campion, Sofia Coppola and Kathryn Bigelow, with Bigelow being the first and only female director to win the prestigious award. The Tony Awards haven’t been much more female-friendly either...
  • Photos from the National Touring Production of "Pippin"

    Review: 'Pippin' national tour sparkles and astounds

    Many people go through the same phase after college. That “what should I do with my life, now that school is over?” period in which some take to backpacking through Europe, while others move back in with mom and dad to enjoy a few more years of living on the cheap. It’s the eternal “what now...
  • Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line to 'Burn It Down' at Red Rocks Sept. 17-18

    Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line to 'Burn It Down' at Red Rocks Sept. 17-18

    The CMAs may have snubbed Jason Aldean this year, but that isn't stopping his fans from packing out arenas, amphitheatres and larger venues around the country. Next week, Aldean makes a two-night stop at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver (September 17 and 18, 2014), and he's bringing with him another...
  • Jack White releases a new music video for Would You Fight For My Love

    Jack White releases a new music video for Would You Fight For My Love

    When Jack White visited Denver in August to play at the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater, he also stopped by the Cruise Room inside the Oxford Hotel to shoot a video. The Art Deco bar, which opened the day after prohibition was repealed in the U.S. in 1933, complements White's style and offers a...
  • Denver music weekend picks Sept. 12-14: Andy Hackbarth, Goldrush 2014 and more

    Denver music weekend picks Sept. 12-14: Andy Hackbarth, Goldrush 2014 and more

    The Mile High is getting its first taste of cooler fall weather, which is all the more reason to warm up with some great live music. As usual, the Denver music scene offers plenty of opportunities this weekend to do just that. If you're making plans to catch a show or two this weekend, here are...
  • Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas wins AFC Player of the Week

    Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas wins AFC Player of the Week

    The Denver Broncos offense picked up right where it left off last season. Denver jumped all over the Indianapolis Colts 24-0 to start their Week 1 contest on Sunday Night, only to see that lead all but slip away in the second half. The Broncos held on to win 31-24, and a great deal of the credit has...
  • R3D Media attempts to diversify multimedia production, offer opportunity

    R3D Media attempts to diversify multimedia production, offer opportunity

    It’s becoming more and more apparent that if Colorado wants to make a mark on the music industry at large, that everything will have to be done “in-house” so to speak. Rather than catering to a music industry that doesn’t seem to understand the needs, desires and fan base of a landlocked state, the...
  • Denver Broncos' Wes Welker could play this Sunday due to drug vote

    Denver Broncos' Wes Welker could play this Sunday due to drug vote

    In a wild turn of events, the Denver Broncos may have their superstar slot receiver after all. Wes Welker, known as arguably the greatest slot receiver in the history of the NFL, was suspended last Tuesday for failing a drug test back in May. He used Adderall according to sources, which is currently...
  • Beyond The Heyday: Denver band The Wild After takes flight

    Beyond The Heyday: Denver band The Wild After takes flight

    Being part of an established band can be a double-edged sword, depending on perspective. While pop/rock act The Heyday had built a loyal following (and a recognized name) over several years of hard work in the Denver music scene, that recognition also came with certain boundaries of sound and style...
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