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 that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
The Athena Project Festival starts a seventeen-day celebration of women playwrights at the Aurora Fox Arts Center tonight. Along with its emphasis on plays by women, the interactive festival will also feature female musicians, artists and fashion designers.
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Colfax Avenue earns its storied notoriety the long, hard way -- it's the longest continuous commercial roadway in the U.S., kissed for decades by summer-night cruising, streetside commerce and the salt of the earth, and it begs to be photographed any time of day on any stretch of its 26-plus miles.
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In any given theatrical season, the likelihood of seeing David Mamet, Christopher Durang, or Neil Labute in the lineup is fair. The likelihood of seeing O'Neill, Miller, Beckett, Chekhov, Moliere, or (it goes without saying) Shakespeare is even better. But there is never a guarantee of seeing even o ... More >>
Westword caught some sh*t for our Sh*t People From Denver Say video, especially from readers who thought we omitted a few key catchphrases. So we compiled a list of sh*t our video should have said, including this line submitted by a reader: "All the good ethnic food is in Aurora."
Now Denver's ups ... More >>