This week in the local lit world, you can learn everything you ever needed to know about sleep, laugh it up at a book-signing by a comedian who's taken to writing young-adult novels, or watch authors' stories come alive onstage -- and still have time to go home and get some of your own precious read ... More >>
#66: Matt Barton Artist Matt Barton hails from Colorado Springs, where he teaches at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and creates fantasy worlds in video and installation, in which animals talk and strange landscapes shimmer and people walk through prismatic lights. In these playgroun ... More >>
The weather is hot, but your bank balance is not. Chill! There are many cool activities around town this week that don't cost a cent -- everything from discussions to physical games to head games, as OhHeckYeah closes up shop. Go to the Westword calendar for a complete line-up of events around town ... More >>
Melissa Borrell has been making jewelry for years -- stylish, lightweight metal or 3D-printed nylon necklaces and dangling earrings in clean, sculptural shapes. But recently, she's had a hankering to create something larger and less functional. The result goes on display at PlatteForum when her inst ... More >>
When Gil Reyes realized that TV news was doing little to cover the passing of beloved musician Elliott Smith, he decided to go out searching on his own. What he discovered through interviews with the artist's friends, former bandmates and the girlfriend who many blame for his death, is a portrait of ... More >>
Oh, camera, you make me LOL.For a project that centers around grief, it's coincidentally a fitting time of year for Andrea Moore to begin her work in PlatteForum's artist residency. An artistic jack-of-all-trades, the writer, photographer and performer moved into PlatteForum yesterday to begi ... More >>
Poetry and art run together at the Kirkland Museum.