Matt Rutherford spent more than three hundred days sailing around the world in small boat. Many thought this dubious expedition was impossible, but he not only completed it, he's now the subject of a new documentary, a film that his old friend and former classmate, Spoke In Wordz, has been tasked wi ... More >>
Update, 12:30 p.m. Monday: Watch the video of Sunday's flash mob at FlatIron Crossing below and see photos from the "Party Rock Anthem" flash mob. Denver Flash Mob organizer Eric Rosenberg.Eric Rosenberg calls it the "Rick Saga" on his blog, where the Denver Flash Mob co-founder writes about ... More >>
Photo courtesy SIMPLE Mobile RAAM TeamDavid Preston, left, and Mathew Arnold, right, prepare for the Race Across AmericaDenver-based cyclist and University of Colorado grad student Mathew Arnold may be the only competitor working on his thesis in the middle of the 30th annual transcontinental ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraLacrossers Joanne and Jaden Franklin.As Joel Warner reports in this week's cover story, Denver has become a lacrosse hotbed for reasons ranging from the growing reputation of DU's squad, coached by six-time national champ Bill Tierney, to the rise of City Lax, the city' ... More >>
If you don't already have plans tonight for Valentine's eve -- like, say, seeing DeVotchKa at the Paramount -- it would be well worth your time to stop by the Bluebird to catch Gregory Alan Isakov & the Freight, with Oakhurst. By now, you're probably intimately familiar with the guy we named be ... More >>
The Whigs, a buzz band that gets the profile treatment in the March 6 Westword, plays music of the sort typically identified as indie rock – yet drummer Julian Dorio continues to receive the sort of love from percussion aficionados that’s all but unheard of in the genre. Dorio takes on that topi ... More >>
Four years ago, Westword ran a "How United Airlines Ruined My Summer Vacation" contest. Well, this year United Airlines ruined my family's Thanksgiving. I got a phone call from my mother the Sunday after Thanksgiving. But she wasn't checking in to see how I was doing, or thanking me for the delicio ... More >>
This modern-day Top Gun succumbs to watery cliches.
Tokyo Drift will make you furious, fast.
Annapolis salutes all the classic boxing cliches.
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
These Air force cadets were ready to fly. Then the honor board crashed their careers.
These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.
The sky's no limit for these Colorado scientists. They're heading straight for the Red Planet.
Hype makes right at the center for the new west.