The 3rd Annual Bringing Back the Arts music competition is this Sunday, March 16, at the Bluebird Theater. Admission is free. The competition is part of First Lady of Denver Mary Louise Lee's Bringing Back the Arts initiative, designed to bring greater attention to local artists and to encourage the ... More >>
This past weekend was just a warm up for the real Halloween celebrations, and the Denver Film Society has a solid line-up of seasonal entertainment planned for the Sie FilmCenter. Don't worry -- none of these events will require you to be dressed as slutty Abraham Lincoln or to do multiple pumpkin-f ... More >>
In a comparatively short period of time, Troy Walker one of Denver most sought-after comedians, a designation he'd likely dismiss with a modest scoff despite its accuracy. A regular at Comedy Works, Walker has opened for some of the most prom ... More >>
Over the years, Denver has generated a wide variety of memorable television commercials. But until recent years, spots tended to live on only in memory -- like the Tree Farm jingle ("Take I-25 to exit 235, and five miles west to the Tree Farm") that was impossible to forget no matter how hard viewer ... More >>
Art-museum shows reigned in 2012, from a couple of demographic-busting blockbusters at the Denver Art Museum to a visual constellation of exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Arts Denver, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other satellites that paid tribute to a West Coast punk moment in ti ... More >>
Michael Paglia visited RedLine for this week's review, taking in a group show from artists who also use studio space at the gallery. The show features many different types of work, ranging from paintings to installations, from about two dozen artists. Continue reading for photos from the exhibit.
One of the central questions in the case of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes involves whether his attorneys will employ the insanity defense. The legal tactic has been used many times in mass slayings and other shocking crimes, and not always effectively: Note that serial killers John Way ... More >>
Since word broke that Marc Pereira, a youth soccer coach for the Rocky Mountain Soccer Academy in Aurora, had been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault against one of his under-age players, much of his online footprint appears to have vanished. But there are still some lingering items that offer ... More >>
Editor's note: New York City's Sam Levin, a beginner driver, is kicking off his fellowship with Westword by documenting his cross-country trip. This is his third dispatch from the road. The open road makes me dizzy. Very dizzy.
Sure, there are Martians living under Denver International Airport, and the New World Order has concentration camps there. Still, all the conspiracy theories about DIA don't hold a candelabra to the flotilla of rumors floating around the hundredth anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. And we're not ju ... More >>
Oscar Ponce.Our post about a sex assault charge targeting Abraham Lincoln cross-country coach Oscar Ponce noted the unlikeliness of these allegations in light of his status as a DPS star and role model. That got one of our readers thinking about how quickly reputations can be tarnished or des ... More >>
As great as it is, don't let this be your only company this weekend.This 4th of July weekend, no one should be left watching the tube, sitting on the couch and drinking a Pabst Blue Ribbon all by themselves. No sir. There are plenty of things to do on this three-day weekend, and not all of th ... More >>
Photo: Jessica SainColorado native artist and photographer Sara Ford started painting in college because she didn't want to take the color theory class everyone hated. Needless to say, she got really good at it. Through photography, she has worked with clients such as 303 Magazine, Denver Mag ... More >>
Sarah Vowell is in town tonight for The Denver Post Pen & Podium lecture series at Newman Center for the Performing Arts, following the success of her book The Wordy Shipmates. We caught up with her for a quick interview just after she'd put the finishing touches on her next book, Unfamiliar ... More >>
Titus Andronicus is frightfully serious about punk rock. The group of well-read, New Jersey-bred twenty-somethings recently released The Monitor, a concept album about the Civil War that contains spoken-word, era-appropriate interludes, male-female call-and-response, and three track punk su ... More >>
Full-size photos belowYard Arteology: The study of neighbors through lawn decoration. As lovers of country, patriots need to establish clear boundaries. For them, a good fence helps to separate who they are and what they love from the harsh realities of the outside world. From chain-link bunt ... More >>
I'm looking over the Platte Valley at the sliver of the "Travel by Train" sign I can still on Union Station through pricy lofts and office buildings constructed over the last few years. And some day there will be a lot more of them, if current plans for the revelopment of Union Station play out -- ... More >>
The Independence Institute’s Jon Caldara shoots from the lip. Again.
Give me Libertarians or give me debt! Or even better, Ice T or Mariska Hartigay! It'll be a party, party summer of 2008.
ATHFCMFFT is 87 minutes of pure art -- with fries.
Colorado was pivotal in keeping the Union together.
The Pleasures Dudes aren't the only ones offering cheap shills.
The parade won't pass Juneteenth by.
I'm in way over my head at the Aquarium.
Brief reviews of current shows.
Next Stage's Assassins is a grand musical look at America's killer instinct.
Stealth aims low and hits its mark.
Sahara has no reason to exist -- until you see who made it.
Comic Kathy Griffin reveals all about life on The D-List.
Happy trailers to you
JLO for dessert
No parking zone
Despite its scholarly setting, the AvantGuitar Summit isn't all academic.
Questions about behavior in wartime provide the stew for the meaty Civil Liberties Theater Project.
What does old-fashioned patriotic music mean in a newfangled war?
Not everyone is aboard Colorado's high-tech locomotive.
Earl Dodge is a party animal, but he doesn't have a shot.
A REMINDER FROM KRIS KRISTOFFERSON: HIS LIFE ISN'T ONLY AN ACT.