The weather will be great this weekend -- and so are the many bargain entertainment opportunities around town. You can see a free screening of Ghostbusters, dance your heart out or soak in the healing vibes at a gong bath -- all for under $10. See the online Westword calendar for more ideas of place ... More >>
While whiskey and scotch receive endless applause, tequila gets rediscovered as a connoisseur's sipper and distilleries race each other to make the most complex and odd gin, vodka is left behind. Sure, it's still the world's most popular mixer. Without it, you couldn't have a true Screwdriver, Cape ... More >>
On June 6, 1933, a group of people in Camden, New Jersey each paid 25 cents to park their cars in front of a movie screen to watch the British comedy Wives Beware. Eight years later, the tradition of drive-in ovies is still alive, if not exactly thriving. Seven functioning drive-ins remain in Colora ... More >>
Maria Sharapova, the number two-ranked World Tennis Association player and former Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, just launched a line of boutique candies -- including little lemon-lime tennis balls. This seems a little weird, considering Sharapova's athleticism and the nation's current examinati ... More >>
"Clear Thinking," this week's cover story about Spring44 vodka and gin, outlined the rise of vodka, which went from a rarely-consumed liquor to the country's most popular spirit between the end of Prohibition and the mid-1970s. That was mostly thanks to marketing, including, in addition to br ... More >>
Yeah, this shit is totally like Lord of the Rings.Here's how the screenwriters of the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of Candyland -- the candy-themed board game for children who do not know how to read -- describe it: "We envision it as Lord of the Rings, but set in a world of candy." That i ... More >>
It's not unusual for musicians to try out acting or vice-versa, but sometimes those roles take unusual turns. Now, with "I Kissed a Girl" songstress Katy Perry (who, interestingly, recently called Lady Gaga's new "Alejandro" video "blasphemous") gearing up to play Smurfette in the upcoming ad ... More >>
Nancy LevineHe's a Soul Man! On Friday night, I went to Lincoln's Road House to see Dear Marsha play its last gig (the frontwomen are moving away, and the band will be no more). The club was packed, and a rumor quickly ran through the crowd that Dan Aykroyd, who was in town for a liquor prom ... More >>
Nancy LevineElwood sings the blues.Over the weekend, Dan Aykroyd was in town signing bottles of Crystal Head vodka at Applejack Wine and Spirits. Blues Brothers fans who were undoubtedly thrilled at the prospect of being able to press flesh the one and only Elwood Blues on Saturday afternoon, wou ... More >>
The only thing better than a fabulous food scene on the big screen is a scene involving brutal, unabashed violence (True Romance, or anything Tarantino for that matter), or a fantastic food moment involving sex (9 1/2 Weeks, for example). But while some culinary scenes will leave you yearning ... More >>
Thursday, May 25, Walnut Room, 303-292-1700.
The divas in The Ladies of the Camellias never reach full bloom.
Microbusinesses throw a macro party in Curtis Park.
Karen Finley doesn't beat around the Bush.
This holiday movie will make you very, very Krank-y.
Canada's Sam Roberts is determined to rock the Lower 48.
Stephen Fry masterfully transcribes the wit of Waugh to the big screen.
Revoluciones celebrates old times and new digs
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Woody Allen leads a sparkling cast through '40s New York in The Curse of the Jade Scorpion.
The Flying Dog Brewery throws local musicians a bone.
Gillian Anderson takes on Edith Wharton and gives a dazzling performance.
Los Mex Pistols del Norte will put the spaghetti back in your Western.
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 1998
WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS A STAGE MOTHER WITH A GROUP OF SCHIZOPHRENICS? A REALLY, REALLY BIG SHOW.