The September flooding across the Front Range left lives tangled in its wake and victims struggling to recover their belongings -- a photograph here, a cell phone there, a doll washed away in a torrent. For Denver-based artist Viviane Le Courtois, such objects and mementos, however damaged, represen ... More >>
Joel Haertling is one of Boulder's more unusual fixtures: a globetrotting advocate for experimental film and music, over the years he's worked with Stan Brakhage and toyed with noise as Architects Office, all while curating the Boulder Public Library's free film series. See also: - Architect's Off ... More >>
Colorado is the purplest of states, with voters almost equally divided between Democrat, Republican and unaffiliated, and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in a dead heat here. But there's another contest that also shows the red state/blue state pull: The debate over
The case of Carmen Tisch, the 36-year-old woman who scratched, punched, rubbed and then peed in close proximity to a $30 million painting at the new Clyfford Still Museum, is definitely weird. But it's certainly not the first act of strange art vandalism Colorado has seen (though it's in the running ... More >>
Mason Tvert."Infighting Trips Up Supporters' Legalization Bid," a story on the front page of today's Denver Post, missed the mark for Mason Tvert, among the most prominent proponents of the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act of 2012, and not just because much of the information in it had alr ... More >>
Photo by Boyd FletcherDome fire near Boulder.Update: City of Boulder officials have announced that the evacuation order for many residents put in place due to the Dome fire will be lifted at 10 a.m. today -- a very good sign.
In today's economy, municipalities seldom have the money to fund even the safest, most predictable art projects, let alone a documentary about rock and roll like 2002's Sweet Lunacy: A Brief History of Boulder Rock, which screens tonight in Boulder. But according to writer Leland Rucker, who co-dire ... More >>
In 1994, Westword published its eleventh Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Italian Restaurant (the brand-new Carmine’s on Penn) to Best Makeover (the renovated Herb’s Hideout) to Best New Arts Venue (the Bug, on Navajo Street) to Best News for Blue ... More >>
DPL has gone hella dope.
Twenty on one is no game of chance.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
Two Boulder artists explore the possessions of the homeless.
Boulder's Joel Haertling uncovers the roots of MTV.
From the week of March 14, 2002
El Dildo Bandido wraps himself in red, white and blue.
From the week of November 29, 2001
January 7 - 13, 1999
September 17 - 23, 1998
May 28 - June 3, 1998