Last Minute, Impossibly Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas…

In a panic as the days count down to Friday? Here’s some help to save your energy for more amorous purposes… Purchase a few delicious truffles from Denver chocolatiers: Westword Best of 2013 winner Black Star Chocolates ; Larimer Square’s Chocolatier Blue  or Roberta’s Chocolates . Keep these handy – they’ll come in handy… A musical celebration…

The Monuments Men-Stoic to a Fault By Phil Noir

I really wanted to love this movie. Based on a compelling true story about American virtue and heroism in World War II, involving art history with great actors, it seemed like the perfect blend for an intelligent, meaningful film. What could possible go wrong? Sadly, plenty. First, the storytelling; The Monuments Men comes across more…

A Dinner to “Love” By Edan Goode

Years ago, I worked my way through college at Williams-Sonoma. It was a wonderful experience and I learned a ton. My favorite part was getting to assist with cooking classes. One night, a chef, whose name I now completely forget, made a chicken recipe that was so good, I vowed to keep the recipe and…

Ways to Overcome the Broncopolypse

What a way to add insult to injury. We’re already feeling broken and bruised by the Super Bowl defeat and now it’s really, really cold outside! If February’s chill has you down, we have some ideas for cheering you up and warming you up at the same time. Try these toasty tonics for body and soul……

Not Your Mamma’s Musical – No Wait, Yes It Is! By Thea Tagower

MAMMA MIA! is your mamma’s musical and probably your grandma’s and certainly yours – that’s the brilliance of the show built around the songs of the popular group ABBA. Spanning multiple decades of popularity, the music is the big draw, blending sometimes poignant, sometimes silly lyrics with catchy, ear worm-inducing tunes. The show has been around so…

Los Chingones Shows Cojones By Edan Goode

Troy Guard is one gutsy guy. The chef/restaurateur is opening one restaurant after another in an economy just regaining a foothold. Last November, he opened Los Chingones and Sugarmill (his collaboration with Pasty Chef Noah French). The pair of restaurants are next door neighbors at 24th and Larimer. Next month, Guard will open Guard and…

Hey Girl! “Girls Only” is Back In Town By Thea Tagower

The wonderfully funny women of “Girls Only: the Secret Comedy of Women” are back, so gather your female friends and family and head to the Garner Galleria Theatre to laugh yourselves silly. With sweetness, spot-on, universal observations and humor, you’ll be laughing with recognition over all that it is to be the fairer sex. “Girls Only” has returned…