Are you a prudish nostalgic looking to sip some tea, nibble on crumpets and harken back to the good old days when servants were servants, aristocrats were aristocrats and monarchs bred with each other over and over and over again, holding onto their estates through thinly veiled incest? Do you long ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists ... More >>
Get ready to bribe, cheat, and drink your way to victory: the sixth installment of Metro Denver Promotion of Letter's (MDPL) adults-only caper, Murder on Broadway, hits the Historic Baker neighborhood this Saturday, October 26. Registration for the fundraiser -- a whodunnit escapade that's part mur ... More >>
A Breckenridge resident and self-described "river-rat," Beth Groundwater is a writer of mystery stories. After retiring from a software engineering position in 1999, Groundwater pursued her lifelong interest in writing and mysteries and set to work on her craft, eventually seeing her short stories p ... More >>
Get the skinny on The Thin Man. Okay, so the Looper and his bookworms wanted something "adventurous" for this year's One Book, One Denver. Like a mystery. So why not Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man? Hammett, after all, is the dean of the American hardboiled private eye novel. As his admirer Raym ... More >>
The play’s the thing at the Arvada Center this weekend.
James Mangold's latest looks scary, plays funny, and might just be brilliant.
A murky screen adaptation shortchanges Stephen King's Dreamcatcher.
A requiem for one of the area's shining theatrical lights.
A French import reveals the unfairer sex.
Robert Altman rounds up the best Brits for a heroic resurrection.