At last night's Science Lounge at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, I asked a grown woman what drew her into a fishbowl full of craft supplies to make her own mini diorama, and this is what she said: "I was like, ooh! There's glue sticks in there!" Hot glue does have an undeniable magical p ... More >>
Gov't Mule formed in 1994 as a side project of Warren Haynes and Allen Woody, who were then members of the Allman Brothers Band. While both men continued to play with the Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule became quite a viable entity on its own, rooted in a similar blend of blues, jazz and rock, with a pe ... More >>
For this year's Now Showing, Westword's fall arts guide (you'll find it tucked into our September 26 issue), we asked artistic movers and shakers to answer a few questions about the state of the arts, both locally and around the world. We'll be rolling out their answers over the next few weeks in pa ... More >>
CHURCHILL @ OGDEN THEATRE | 3/8/13 Outside of its stint at KTCL's Not So Silent Night back in December, Churchill has kept a rather low profile locally since its pair of headlining shows at the Bluebird back in September. That was right after the band had been picked up by A&M/Octone. Since then, t ... More >>
Heymsfield.Why is snow so common at Denver International Airport? A new study led by Andrew Heymsfield, a cloud physicist at Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research, and published in the journal Science suggests that planes can inadvertently seed clouds under the right conditions, ... More >>
After an eleven year hiatus, Sarah McLachlan has revived the Lilith Tour (originally the Lilith Fair) that she helped found in 1996. In keeping with the original female-centric tours from 1997-99, McLachlan is bringing a number of top female artists including Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert ... More >>
Nearly three months after the National Science Foundation was supposed to announce who had won the thirteen-year, $2 billon Antarctic Support Contract, the federal agency has acknowledged to bidders that the award will be delayed by at least a year. Centennial-based Raytheon Polar Services c ... More >>
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
Kate McGarry & Art Lande December 2, 2007, Dazzle Better than: Icing on a cold cake. Art Lande is a funny guy, and his sense of humor often shines through in his piano playing. And it was amusing for Lande to open the first set by running his hands up and down the keys, creating pianistic cascades ... More >>
When Al Gore and other global-warming experts want to come in out of the cold, they turn to Boulder's Konrad Steffen.
8.24.07 Le Meridien Hotel Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia South Pacific Subject: Death on the Zero Horizon PBC, A fatality introduced me to Niko and Chad a few days ago in Papeete, Tahiti. I had just arrived from Auckland and was settled in by the pool at my hotel, sneaking spikes of rum ... More >>
Uncle Zant folks around at Shooting Star.
Denver bicyclists get taken for a ride.
From dirty jokes and soldiers to penguins and gays, we made our preferences known.
Stencil-graffiti artists fight the power with plastic and paint.
Step aside, wimps, and let the really tough customers through.
With a buoyant new album, Voices Underwater is rising to the surface.
The Ground Zero Movement begins in the middle of the country. And that's just fine with this hip-hop crew.
Colorado's pyro-fetishists light it up at Burning Man 2002.
Virtual schools are becoming a viable option for parents who prefer to keep their kids at home.
Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.
On Mother's Day, Constance Rolon will be waiting for her son. Waiting for answers.
John Vanderslice is an excellent musician and songwriter. He's also a pretty good prankster.
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Jane Fudge fools around with local photo history on her way out the DAM door.
Mike Klis vs. Tracy Ringolsby
WATCH CLOSELY: AT ANY MOMENT, LUCIEN WULSIN COULD GIVE THE PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME. IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A CRANE--NO, IT'S FORMER CEO LUCIEN WULSIN...DANCING?