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  • Music at Film on the Rocks this season

    Music at Film on the Rocks this season

    For 14 years, Red Rocks has hosted incredible summer nights filled with music and movies at its extraordinary Film on the Rocks series. Showing the comedy favorite Caddyshack with opening performances by Denver bands Ark Life and Covenhoven, the 2014 Film on the Rocks season began, and if the kick...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Belle Jar

    Get to know a Denver band: The Belle Jar

    Upbeat pop-inspired folk rock at its finest, The Belle Jar is truly an asset to the Denver local music scene. While their music might sound light and airy, The Belle Jar expertly combine pop riffs with poetic lyrics that add a depth to their work. In talking with The Belle Jar’s vocalist and player...
  • Denver’s literary landmarks

    Denver’s literary landmarks

    How often do you read a book and wish you could step into the same places your favorite characters are visiting? Or wish that you were there rubbing shoulders with your favorite author? Luckily, many writers pluck some of their own favorite spots out of the real world and drop them into the pages of...
  • Capitol Hill People’s Fair showcases dozens of Denver bands and artists

    Capitol Hill People’s Fair showcases dozens of Denver bands and artists

    When the Capitol Hill People’s Fair turns Denver’s Civic Center Park into a two-day festival each June, the people of Denver flock to it in droves for a multitude of reasons. Some come to scope out the hundreds of arts and crafts booths; some come to taste the many different food options; and some...
  • Hotels for booklovers: Colorado's literary landmarks

    Hotels for booklovers: Colorado's literary landmarks

    Colorado has so much to see, do and explore that it should come as no surprise that the city has appeared in a book or two over the years. And more than anything it seems that Colorado’s hotels stand out in the minds of more than one visiting author. If you’re looking for a unique way to experience...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Congress

    Get to know a Denver band: The Congress

    With three releases under its belt and a fourth one currently in-the-works, The Congress is an established rock band with a soul and R&B twist. Last year, The Congress released The Loft Tapes, a collection of soul songs from the 1960s and 1970s the band loved and decided to cover. Chris...
  • Experience Denver: Budget theater

    Experience Denver: Budget theater

    You don’t have to pay hundreds of dollars to enjoy the power of live theater. In fact, there are a lot of great local theater companies offering amazing shows for less than the cost of going to a movie. It’s a fantastic way to find a few of those hidden gems found throughout the city of Denver. You...
  • Experience Denver: Upcoming theater productions

    Experience Denver: Upcoming theater productions

    There are several fantastic productions popping up in theaters all over the Denver metro area this summer. From powerful dramas to silly comedies and classic musicals, there is a little something for everyone – even the kids. So turn off the television and step out to catch any of these wonderful...
  • The Mile High 24 Play Festival: Creating eight one-act plays in 24 hours

    The Mile High 24 Play Festival: Creating eight one-act plays in 24 hours

    Eight Playwrights, eight directors and more than 24 actors will gather on one day to create eight, one-act plays in 24 hours. It’s an exercise in theatrical survival, one that brings together a huge community of theatre professionals throughout the Denver area to explore just what their creative...
  • South Park Music & Camping Festival line-up announced

    South Park Music & Camping Festival line-up announced

    Today the line-up, location, and events for the inaugural South Park Music and Camping Festival was announced. The three-day festival will take place over the 4th of July weekend in Fairplay, Colorado to celebrate music, art, and the legalization of marijuana. Presented by Cannabis Network Radio...
  • A tale of two festivals: Denver's WMS and UMS

    A tale of two festivals: Denver's WMS and UMS

    Denver takes music seriously and the city plays host to an eclectic mix of live acts throughout the year, but the summer is when things get real. The two major Denver publications, Denver Westword and Denver Post, both throw a music festival each summer to showcase the local talent as well as...
  • Film on the Rocks 2014 summer series kicks off with Covenhoven, Ark Life

    Film on the Rocks 2014 summer series kicks off with Covenhoven, Ark Life

    It’s safe to say there are few, if any, Colorado-based bands who don’t dream of playing Red Rocks Amphitheatre in front of a massive crowd. Every summer, the popular Film on the Rocks Series (hosted by the Denver Film Society) has been giving local acts that very opportunity, allowing them to...
  • DazzleJazz serves up great music with good eats and smooth booze

    DazzleJazz serves up great music with good eats and smooth booze

    At first glance, visitors would never guess that this it is one of the premiere jazz joints in Denver. Step through the doors of DazzleJazz to music past and present, cocktails of the “Mad Men” days of the 60’s, and food that warms the soul. Dazzle offers nightly live music, spectacular service, and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Calder's Revolvers

    Get to know a Denver band: Calder's Revolvers

    All around it seems like the soul and R&B-inspired rock band, Calder’s Revolvers, has built quite the cozy niche for themselves here in Denver. The hugely-talented group of musicians received a 2013 Best of Denver honor from Westword’s readers voting their debut album, Steady By Your Side, last...
  • John Elway's son arrested for domestic abuse, released on bond

    John Elway's son arrested for domestic abuse, released on bond

    For the Denver Broncos, the bad news won't stop. A few weeks ago, it was T.J. Ward having a warrant out following an incident at PT's Show Club in Denver, but that warrant was dropped when he appeared in court the next day. On that day, Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell was also in...
  • Troy Tulowitzki leads NL All-Star voting, three Colorado Rockies lead positions

    Troy Tulowitzki leads NL All-Star voting, three Colorado Rockies lead positions

    The Colorado Rockies don't lead the NL West, but they are ahead in one department; popularity. At 28-26, Colorado is experiencing one of its five hottest starts – through May – in franchise history, but they're still staring up at the San Francisco Giants, who are the NL's best at 36-19. Meanwhile...
  • MLS All-Star Game voting open; eight Colorado Rapids eligible

    MLS All-Star Game voting open; eight Colorado Rapids eligible

    With the Major League Soccer season in full swing, voting has opened for the annual All-Star Game. And for Colorado Rapids fans, this is an opportunity to get involved and get your favorite players in the action. Of the 152 MLS players nominated to the ballot by the media, there are eight eligible...
  • Voodoo Comedy Playhouse brings plenty of laughs to the heart of LoDo

    Voodoo Comedy Playhouse brings plenty of laughs to the heart of LoDo

    Fans of stand-up comedy already know where to go to get their funny fix in Denver. With a few great comedy clubs scattered throughout the city, there are several places to visit for those well-known national acts, weekly open-mic nights and a variety of local and veteran comics. Fans of improv...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Fox Street Allstars

    Get to know a Denver band: Fox Street Allstars

    Eric Low is the drummer in the soulful, funk-infused rock band Fox Street Allstars, and he also just might be the biggest fan of the Denver music scene. He loves the opportunities the local music scene offers so much that he hijacked this exclusive interview to discuss his passion for the Colorado...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Thief River

    Get to know a Denver band: Thief River

    A little bit punk, a little country western, and very rock 'n' roll, the Denver quintet Thief River can’t be defined by a single genre. One thing is for certain, and that is this band makes some killer rock tunes. Ultimately, Thief RIver is a band made up of five hard-working guys who seem to be in...
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