#53: Kevin O'Brien A fixture in the local standup scene, Kevin O'Brien takes that scene a step or two forward every time he takes the mic. He's also served as the host of Arguments and Grievances, one of Denver's cleverest comedy nights, for nearly four years, and with fellow pop-culture aficionado ... More >>
If you're interested in stories about a sexually obsessed sister, deadly religious demon monsters, ghost drug dealers or practical jokes taken too far, boy have we've got some good stuff for you this week. If you prefer to consume media that keeps to the realm of reality, you're out of luck. ... More >>
William Hillyard.Some people surely pay for the Denver Voice simply because the money goes to the homeless and hardly glance at it before tossing it -- although that would be a mistake. Not only does the Voice represent a worthy cause (for which is won a 2009 Westword MasterMind award), it al ... More >>
To teach kids how to write, Metro Denver Promotions of Letters is letting adults show off how well they can spell -- or letting them drunkenly embarrass themselves trying to slur through "renaissance." Whatever the case, the MDPL's monthly Adult Spelling Bee is a pretty genius concept, allowi ... More >>
Next month, actor James Franco stars in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours, a movie that chronicles the grim hours Aron Ralston spent pinned beneath a rock, an experience that provoked the Colorado climber to use one of his arms to cut off the other. But first you can catch Franco in another movie that ... More >>
Davy Rothbart brings his lost and FOUND department to Denver.
Shakespeare wrote that "brevity is the soul of wit" -- but most of his plays were pretty damn long, weren't they? Not so the entries compiled in Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak: By Writers Famous and Obscure. As you'll see by watching the video above, Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to te ... More >>
When the going gets goofy, Harmon Leon gets going.
U.S. Comedy Arts Festival
Comedy returns to Aspen.
Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there.
Friday, September 3, Ogden Theatre, 1-800-965-4827; Saturday, September 4, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, 1-866-527-8499.
New music from area artists
Is he some kind of hypnotist? The Flaming Lipsí Wayne Coyne raises heck with Beck.
See you in Telluride.