After spending time living and studying abroad, singer and musician Adam Goldstein returned to America with a newly acquired passion -- performing Irish pub ballads. Unsure he would be able to find a venue in Denver for his catalog of unique drinking songs, he eventually discovered Lannie's Clocktow ... More >>
"What do you know about Paul Robeson?" internationally renowned baritone Anthony Brown asked writer Andrew Flack a few years back. "I know a little, but show me your notes," Flack responded. It was New Year's Eve, and the two men began talking about Robeson's life, his music, his political struggles ... More >>
Though Aurora is a relatively new city in the West, it still has a rich history to share. This Thursday, February 6, at the Aurora Fox Arts Center, architectural historian Adam Thomas will take a look at the city's story through a mid-century modern lens. The lecture is part of Aurora's Historic Sit ... More >>
Don't let the snow keep you inside this weekend. There are plenty of great events to lure you out of the cozy comfort of your home, from a comedy show with free pizza to a Doctor Who dance party. And get this: All of these events are under $10, and six are totally free. Did we overlook some bargains ... More >>
Sometimes having a kid can slow down a parent's social life. Christine Winn ran into this problem when she became a mom, and she decided to do something about it. She wrote a play directed not just to mommies, but is accessible to everyone: The Mommy Rants. Winn is not just a mother, but a playwrig ... More >>
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. See also: - Athena Project Festival's "P ... More >>
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. ... More >>
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 >>
From the week of October 27, 2005
Aurora Asian Film Festival
Will the real you please stand up?
Lanford Wilson's genius draws blanks in Book of Days.
Original Downtown Aurora Arts District
Despite the drought, CHUN's fest will be as big as ever
The Memory of Water is one to forget.
June 25 - July 1, 1998