As American National Poetry Slam Champion and executive director of the award-winning Minor Disturbance Youth Slam Team, Ken Arkind gets to share his words with the world. A lot of those words are about his native turf of Denver, Aurora and the Colfax Avenue connection, and his second book, Coyotes, ... More >>
When they met a few years ago, Ken Arkind and Charly Fasano became fast friends. Like Arkind -- an American National Poetry Slam Champion who tours the world performing and teaching poetry as executive director of the award-winning Minor Disturbance Youth Slam Team -- Fasano liked to perform poetry ... More >>
This film screening is poetry in motion.
One thing's for sure: You can pretty much always count on Denver Chicano Renaissance man Gwylym Cano to come up with something completely different. His reputation as a filmmaker is built on the funny 1995 yarn El Corrido de Cherry Creek, but he's also made a name locally as a spoken-word poet and ... More >>
East meets West in Ten Buddhist Tales.
Adam Cayton-Holland, who was among the writers laid off at Westword yesterday, is best known for his "What's So Funny?" column -- a natural outlet for someone who's developed into one of the area's most acclaimed young standup comics. A prime example: his October article about surviving a cougar a ... More >>
Letters from the week of 6/26/2008
Denver mourns the loss of its favorite bipolar, one-armed comic/poet/playwright.
Lucifer Tonite proves that experimental shows can be heavenly.
July 1 - 7, 1999
January 21 - 27, 1999