The Jefferson County School Board spurred a national controversy via a proposed history curriculum committee tasked with emphasizing patriotism and downplaying civil disorder. In an attempt to mute complaints, symbolized by multiple student walkouts at Jeffco schools, the board approved an amendment ... More >>
The Halloween season isn't just about candy and costumes -- there's a supernatural side to the holiday, and Colorado is full of great ways to get spooked. From cemetery walks to haunted wild West town tours, here are ten of the best opportunities for scaring up a good time (and maybe even witnessing ... More >>
Barley, hops, water and yeast. And wild sage and dandelion greens, yarrow and golden currants. Oh, and rabbit brush. These are some of the ingredients that were used by seventeen different Colorado breweries as part of this year's Beers Made by Walking. The festival, today at the Wynkoop Brewing Co ... More >>
DAVID BYRNE & ST VINCENT @ BOTANIC GARDENS CHATFIELD | 7/13 David Byrne and Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent) initially met at an AIDS/HIV benefit in 2009. But after they ran into each other at a collaborative performance between Björk and Dirty Projectors, it was suggested to Byrne that he should try ... More >>
See Also: - Afghan Whigs, Amanda Palmer, Aimee Mann and Seether lead this week's shows - Mumford and Sons, Brother Ali, Henry Rollins and Melvins Lite lead this week's shows - Morrissey, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Dinosaur Jr., Jackson Browne lead new shows - Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Shinedown, Godsma ... More >>
See Also: - Myke Charles has talent and charisma to spare - SP Double has come a long way, and it shows - Q&A with Ivan Moody of Five Finger Death Punch - Q&A with Joe Queer of the Queers Welcome to the weekend! You've worked hard, and now it's time to treat yourself to some live music. Good news: ... More >>
It was a big week for a certain Canadian this week, as the import's song finally overtook Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." And no, we're not talking about Justin Bieber, but she is his protege. Carly Rae Jepsen's inescapable viral and radio hit, "Call Me Maybe," conquers the Billboard Ho ... More >>
Moe's Original Bar-B-Que first fired up the pit more than ten years ago, when three Alabama natives -- Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy -- made their way to Vail and set up a restaurant to hawk the food they grew up eating. Since then, Moe's has proliferated, and the guys have opened man ... More >>
The patio at Morrison's Beso de Arte. There's no doubt that fall and winter are nudging out the summer heat, but we still see sun and warm temperatures in the forecast -- so we're not quite ready to give up on patio season yet. And because we're kind of sick of our old haunts and regular summ ... More >>
With students returning to the University of Colorado at Boulder campus for the fall semester, the Boulder Police Department is stepping up DUI patrols -- and the CU cops will be out in greater force, too. The university department has added six more officers as part of an overall plan to red ... More >>
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clinton’s song) to the Best H ... More >>
Colorado's Nobel Peace Prize nominees rock harder than Bono.
Lakewood voters are stuck between a ditch and Red Rocks in an upcoming special election.
For Heather Cameron, the road back was a long, hard journey.
Virtual schools are becoming a viable option for parents who prefer to keep their kids at home.
The feisty Congress Park neighborhood may have met its match in a new developer.
The lost town of Saxonia reemerges from the pages of history.
Blonde Redhead combines Japanese and Italian influences into a compelling concoction that's so New York.
Denver produces a new crop of music.
The Southwest Denver Little League should have made money with its bingo fundraisers. So why is $250,000 missing?
Colorado residents take the initiative in slowing growth.
AT GEORGE MURRAY'S JUNKYARD, PARTING OUT IS SUCH SWEET SORROW.DEARLY DE-PARTED INSIDE GEORGE MURRAY'S FINAL RUSTING PLACE.