New Year’s Eve Denver Shows

10 things to do today instead of seeing Nickelback at Red Rocks

It's a tough day for the dozens of Nickelback fans in Colorado. Tuesday, July 7 should have been the day to toss on your Affliction T Shirt, spike your hair (with frosted tips), hit the gym (to get as swoll as possible) and fill a party bus with Monster Energy and Burnett's Vodka to head to Red Rocks Amphitheatre to see Nickelback.

Vince Staples, “Summertime ’06” review

Vince Staples has a lot to say, and he’s going to make us listen. “I hope you understand / They never taught me how to be a man / Only how to be a shooter” could be the subtitle of “Summer ’06.” It’s an unflinching, hard and unsentimental look at Staples’ world, chronicling the harsh reality of life as a Crip in north Long Beach and the success that followed with a terminally unfeeling delivery.