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.
1 day ago | Art News
Meow Wolf is notifying the Denver recipients for a total of $54,000 in arts grants for DIY venues and organizations: $20,000 from the City of Denver, and $34,000 from Meow Wolf's own fund.
5 days ago | Marijuana
This year's annual 420 Rally left behind everything from trash to complaints about long lines. Four days after the gathering in Civic Center Park, Mayor Michael Hancock called for a review of the annual event. The results were just announced: an a...
6 days ago | Art News
Ratio Beerworks, which opened at 2920 Larimer Street in February 2015, earned two Best of Denver awards this year, including top honors for Best Brewery Entertainment. And thanks to some fast work by the RiNo Art District, the City of Denver, the ...
9 days ago | Food News
Opening chef Nicholas Petrilli is back at Gozo, the Italian/Spanish-inspired restaurant that opened in March 2014 at 30 South Broadway. He's back, but he has a new boss: Curt Sims and his wife, Pam Savage Sims, familiar faces in Denver's restauran...
9 days ago | Awards and Honors
Westword staff writer Alan Prendergast's “How Renick Stevenson Survived the Wild Beat Scene and Helped Transform Denver," our November 10, 2016 cover story, just won first place for Arts and Entertainment reporting in the Best of the West contest.