Alex B is preparing to kick off his latest tour with Paper Diamond this Friday night in Hollywood. The tour, which includes more than thirty dates with support from LoudPvck, Branchez, Gent & Jawns and Manic Focus, is set to crisscross the country before making its way back home to the Mile High Cit ... More >>
U.S. Representative Diana DeGette didn't just fall off the turnip truck. She's been concerned about food safety throughout her tenure in Congress, and yesterday, she and California Representative Henry Waxman sent a letter demanding a full investigation into the listeria contamination that's already ... More >>
Camp Amache in 40s."Forward Into the Past, a feature story from the September 13, 2001 issue of Westword, told the tale of teacher John Hopper's historical journey. This trek resulted in Hopper being honored with the History Colorado Presidents Award last night at the Colorado Historical Soci ... More >>
Derek Vincent Smith, who performs under the Pretty Lights moniker (due tonight at the Boulder Theater), has announced plans to release three new EPs, the first of which, Making Up a Changing Mind, was just posted to his site last week. With three albums already under his belt that have rec ... More >>
Denver Public LibraryIn 1986, before Highland Square was Highland Square I got into a conversation at a party this weekend about which neighborhood business district in Denver might emerge as the next cool place. Or, as real estate agents like to say, an "up-and-coming location." People who s ... More >>
Tickle Me Pink, who's in the midst of a cross country tour right now with Hawthorne Heights (full dates after the jump), has posted an explicit, NSFW version of their "Typical Whore" video. Like the the original version, the video features porn star Gabriella Fox crawling through comforters on her h ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
Extended Remix and Fade (Denver)
Forty years ago, Al Maysles met the Beatles.
The Mile Hi Hair Ball seeks to raise awareness, and hairness, in Denver.
The Museum of Contemporary Art lays out a postmodern fish story.
From the week of September 27, 2001
At Camp Amache, a school project reopens an ugly chapter of Colorado history.
Theater students at UCD explore the history of a Japanese internment camp.