Update: When speaking about the decision of three CU-Boulder students arrested for trespassing on the closed Norlin Quad amid the university's effort to shrink the annual 4/20 event to fight the charge on First Amendment grounds, attorney Sean McAllister described the school's tactics as "fascist" i ... More >>
A Flickr photoThe Colorado National Monument.Tomorrow, President Barack Obama will visit Grand Junction for his next healthcare town hall, where he'll likely encounter folks like the ones in the video accessible here, caught in action during a GJ rally in late July. (Really dug the sign that ... More >>
A Flickr photoMason Tvert hasn't turned narc. He's seen wearing a Halloween costume. April 20 isn't only the anniversary of the killings at Columbine High School. It's also 4/20, a national celebration of cannabis culture -- something long supported by Mason Tvert, executive director of SAFER (Safe ... More >>
Howard Zinn and company bring history to the stage.
The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.
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 >>
The late Dalton Trumbo was clearly among the most famous (and infamous) persons born in Colorado since 1900. An impassioned novelist best known for 1939's anti-war manifesto Johnny Got His Gun, he was blacklisted as part of the so-called Hollywood Ten for his past associations with Communism. During ... More >>
Last year, it seemed as if Dalton Trumbo, arguably the most famous-ever resident of Grand Junction, had finally been embraced by his hometown. Now, however, the town's daily newspaper seems to be balking, and for the quaintest of reasons: Trumbo was a pinko. No denying that. As noted in this Messag ... More >>
Deproduction has a plan to save public-access TV in Denver. Good luck.
Dalton Trumbo Fountain
University of Colorado
Trumbo: Red, White & Blacklisted offers a timely, if timid, lesson.
Trumbo revisits a dark period in American history.