Some men, in the midst of a midlife crisis, turn to fast cars and younger women. Mike Hamers turned to vodka. At age 50, the Gunbarrel resident felt underwhelmed with his life, sunk into a deep depression, and turned to alcohol to help temper his disappointment and regret. Fortunately, it didn’t...
January 17 2017, 2:25 PM
Courtesy of George Blosser.
When we last checked in on The Yawpers, the Boulder-born roots/punk band was about to release its first full-length album, American Man. More than a year later, the hard-driving trio is still reaping the rewards of that effort.
American Man earned The Yawpers glowing recognition...
January 17 2017, 11:45 AM
Experience classical music like never before with the encompassing sound of Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet. The members are first violinist Ilmar Gavilán, second violinist Melissa White, violist Jaime Amador, and cellist Felix Umansky.
Harlem Quartet, January 11
The Harlem Quartet is on a mission to make classical music more diverse and to introduce the genre to new ears. These four New York natives have performed at the White House and alongside famed artists such as violinist Itzhak Perlman and classical pianist Misha...
January 12 2017, 2:00 PM
Watch kids hold on for dear life in the classic stock show sport of Mutton Bustin' at the National Western Stock Show. Photo courtesy of National Western Stock Show
Dust off that cowboy hat and the pair of boots that have been languishing in your closet: The 111th National Western Stock Show is in town. If you’ve never been one of the 650,000 annual attendees at this grand event, now is the time to dive in. Didn't grow up on a ranch? No worries—Karen Woods,...
January 6 2017, 4:45 PM
Night falls on one of Denver's most beloved art museums; photo by Kelly Shroads
Ride RiNo’s First Friday Circulator Bus | Jan. 6
Denver’s First Friday celebrations could earn a spot on this list every month, but now there's one more reason to love this inexpensive way to visit galleries and spot Denver’s next great artist, thanks to a free bus that will make several stops...
January 6 2017, 11:00 AM
Put on your swankiest feather headband or fedora and enjoy multiple floors of festivities at the White Rose Gala. Photo courtesy of AF Photography and Kevin Larson Presents
Most of us can agree it’s been a long year—even the Broncos’ Super Bowl win feels like a distant memory. Give 2016 a warm wave goodbye (or the middle finger) at one of these Mile High celebrations.
New Year's Eve at Denver Union Station: Denver’s transit hub is shaping up to...
December 22 2016, 12:35 PM
Courtesy of Triumph Books
A 19-year career in one job is a feat worth celebrating. Try 19 years in the hard-knocks, high-travel, always-on-call world of hockey reporting—covering one team and one team only—and you’ll end up with more than a few stories. Adrian Dater sure has some good ones.
The former Colorado Avalanche...
December 21 2016, 11:00 AM
Battington's silk Kennedy lashes will give your eyes '60s-era drama without damaging your lashes; $24, battingtonlashes.com
Creating a killer party look usually means focusing on the eyes, and false lashes are often the weapon of choice. But not all faux fringes are created equal: most are either made from a synthetic material (usually a heavy plastic industrial compound), sanitized human hair (which looks natural but...
December 20 2016, 1:50 PM