Susan Froyd is a Denver native who studied English, Art and finally Journalism at Metro State University, and also managed movie theaters and sold art supplies before landing at Westword in 1992. Decades later, she still feels privileged to serve the vibrant artists in all disciplines who make our town a more engaging place to live.
4 days ago | Arts and Culture
Rick Griffith, the design maven and letterpress wizard of MATTER Studio, has a whole different way of approaching commerce as a community-based social action. In his world, every person — rich or poor, black or white, unschooled or highly overeduc...
5 days ago | Arts and Culture
Think you can get through the next few weeks without hitting the mall or setting foot inside a big box store? It isn’t necessary to empty your pockets soullessly on plastic junk and electronics just to make that space under the ChristmaHanuKwanzaa...
5 days ago | 100 Colorado Creatives
Idris Goodwin—poet, writer, playwright, director and educator— arrived in Colorado Springs after a series of lives spent in various American cities five years ago, bringing a big, facile, culturally divergent voice to the Front Range. Now he’s mak...
6 days ago | Art
Group and small-works shows abound at co-ops, studio enclaves and commercial galleries, too, making December an opportunity to scope out the breadth of Denver’s many-faceted art scene. Have a holiday-season lark and get to know every kind of artis...
12 days ago | Art
When First Friday and December collide, expect to get some holiday shopping done for your artiest gift list as you graze the galleries. But you'll still find more than small, affordable works in the mix, including big experiments and deep musings.