Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword, Denver’s News and Arts weekly, in 1977; she’s been the editor there ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly Colorado Public Television roundtable Colorado Inside Out, the former president of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies -- a post that got her an unexpected interview with former President Bill Clinton in front of a thousand people (while she was in flip-flops) -- and played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City.
5 days ago | Art News
History repeats itself. So does “famous artist” Phil Bender’s art. Denver's artists are getting priced out of the city, again. And when Pirate: Contemporary Art goes to Lakewood, Bender and his multiplying art will go, too.
10 days ago | Colorado History
Denver is suddenly stuck on nicknames. Developers are smacking hip labels on once-dowdy parts of town; the Colorado-born creators of South Park are smacking those developers with SoDoSoPa mockeries. So far, though, only three neighborhood nickname...
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20 days ago | Politics
On April 3 governors of the four states that were first to legalize recreational marijuana — John Hickenlooper in Colorado, Jay Inslee in Washington, Kate Brown in Oregon and Bill Walker in Alaska— sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...