For this year's Now Showing, Westword's fall arts guide, 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 pairs that combine both veterans and newcomers in simi ... More >>
For her best-selling debut, Special Topics in Calamity Physics, novelist Marisha Pessl precisely mapped out her characters and plot using spreadsheets, graphs and tables. But for her followup, a psychological thriller called Night Film, she took a more exploratory approach. The book tells the story ... More >>
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie isn't the most progressive official when it comes to marijuana policy -- and as we've noted, he's previously cited Colorado as a negative example of state pot laws. Now, however, Christie has come out in favor of allowing sick kids access to medical marijuana. But ... More >>
ViaIt's starting to get a little chilly in the evenings as October begins to push the leaves off the trees, but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of different activities to keep you busy this weekend on the cheap. We have some great films to check out, art exhibits, plays, free comedy, foo ... More >>
Roger Christie says his ministry is too legit to quit.On Tuesday, Trevor Douglas, 25, argued that he should be acquitted of a marijuana-possession charge because he's a member of Hawaii's THC Ministry, and he views the herb as a holy sacrament. Unfortunately for him, the judge in the case di ... More >>
Two couples come together and then things fall apart.
The year's best characters.
Jack Kerouac's back, and Denver's literary scene is on a scroll.
A former concessionaire lodges a legal complaint with the city.
Head to far-flung shores with this season's crop of travelogues.
Finding Barnum was hard enough. But to excavate the intrigue around the prize T. rex, you must dig deeper.
Two impressive shows highlight a cornucopia of historic regional paintings.
And the beat goes on
Edgar Britton's legacy is rediscovered.
This young whippersnapper is wise beyond his years.
Dire predictions for music in the Y2K.
February 4 - 10, 1999
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the mystery.
May 14 - 20, 1998