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 >>
Nothing like a little smattering of nostalgia to soften up the critics, and J.J. Abrams lays it on thick in Super 8, his pitch-perfect paean to Steven Spielberg and growing up in the late '70s and early '80s. But sentiment doesn't have to be a weak critical reaction, as Tim Davids notes in hi ... More >>
Stephen Colbert and John Pineau -- sort of.Yesterday, we told you that attorney John Pineau -- who represents Carol "Chay" Burdick in a dispute that pits Peeps against possible eviction -- had agreed to speak to The Colbert Report's Stephen Colbert about a trial delay without commenting on th ... More >>
The selection of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird for this year's "One Book, One Denver" city-wide book club program must have seemed like a safe bet politically. The book's long been entombed in the shrine of high literature, a staple among middle-school curricula everywhere. Plus, this ye ... More >>
Paul Borrillo in To Kill a Mockingbird
A new staging of To Kill a Mockingbird holds its own.