Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature celebrating the books that inspire Denver artists ... More >>
Performing as St. Vincent, Annie Clark is a writer of lush, adventurous pop music. As a teenager she was the tour manager for her uncle's band, Tuck & Patti, where she learned not only a great deal about the music business but also a bit about musicianship and effective performance. In her ... More >>
Glengarry Glen Ross is a classic yet timely take on real estate.
I began going to movies in 1967, when my parents took me to see Disney's oh-so-faithful adaptation of The Jungle Book (I'm sure Rudyard Kipling would have loved the voice work of Phil Harris, who portrayed Baloo the bear as a perpetually dazed hippie/slacker). And while I've always loved the communa ... More >>
David Mamet and his hero fight the power, and succumb to it, in Redbelt.
A torrent of misogyny leads nowhere.
The best DVDs of '07 made old movies feel new again.
David Mamet leads William Macy into a sex-fueled hell.
Denver Rep's Edmond conjures up a loathsome, racist portrait.
The Denver Center's Boston Marriage is fine folly.
What a bad feeling -- and taste -- Honey leaves behind.
Found-object sculptor Donald Lipski trains his eye on Colorado.
Stranded travelers get involved in nasty Business.
A Skull in Connemara gleefully picks apart the bones of a rural Irish village.
HorseChart's Glengarry Glen Ross shines a light into the dank corner of helplessness and greed.
Mamet's State and Main chronicles collusion between Hollywood big shots and Vermont movie wannabes.
The Denver Internation Film Festival opens this Thursday.
The Importance of Being Earnest
A new production of Mamet's A Life in the Theater hams it up, but doesn't satisfy.