I flew back to Denver from a holiday trip on New Year's Day. And while my trip was great, I couldn't stop thinking about how I'd left myself absolutely no marijuana back at the house. With little time to spare, I made my way into one of the few shops open in Denver, Verde, and found the best herb I' ... More >>
Battles (due tomorrow at the Westword Music Showcase on the main Stage) first came together when Ian Williams, a former guitarist in math rock pioneers Don Caballero, moved to New York and got lured back into playing live music. He ended up working with like-minded musicians with their own backgroun ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! You made it. And of course, this is not just any weekend. It's the Westword Music Showcase weekend! Whoo freaking hoo! So with that in mind, here's a rundown of what you have in store tomorrow afternoon/evening on the main stage. Be sure to check out this page for a full rund ... More >>
Durango High School student Sydney Spies's third attempt to get a yearbook photo approved spawned another slew of comments, ranging from thoughtful to rude to wry. Here's an example of posts in the last category.
Intriguing comments beget more intriguing comments. That truism is proven again by the post below, originally affixed to a Comment of the Day item spurred by the federal raid on the Cherry Top Farms dispensary. Here, a reader talks about the leap of faith made by medical marijuana entrepreneu ... More >>
The Denver-based online shopping website ShopAtHome.com recently identified Boulder as the least frugal city in the U.S. based on coupon usage, or lack thereof, by the people who live there. One reader sees plenty of flaws in this measurement method.
Formed in New York City circa 2002, Battles (due at the Bluebird Theater tonight with Force Publique) originally had four members until vocalist Tyondai Braxton decided to exit the picture. Forging ahead, this year the trio -- drummer John Stanier of Helmet, guitarist Ian Williams of Don Caba ... More >>
Behold the demigod rulers of math rock.
Donnie betts captures the life of Oscar Brown Jr. for the screen.