Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
Are you a prudish nostalgic looking to sip some tea, nibble on crumpets and harken back to the good old days when servants were servants, aristocrats were aristocrats and monarchs bred with each other over and over and over again, holding onto their estates through thinly veiled incest? Do you long ... More >>
Chuckling in libraries and meeting halls since 1979, members of the Jane Austen Society of North America have been digging deep into the English novelist's classic tales of romance amongst the British landed gentry. In advance of the March 30Alamo Drafthouse Cinema screening of the BBC's 1995 adapta ... More >>
Back in 2012, Kelsey Whipple shared a collection of ten strange Colorado items from FOUND Magazine, a website and book series that specialize in notes, letters and photos sent in by folks from across the country -- many of them hilarious, poignant, disturbing or some combination thereof. Nearly two ... More >>
If seeing all the students heading back to school has you longing for fresh notebooks and classroom walls, you can satisfy that desire for education without heavy tuition costs. Whether you want to hear about astrobiology from professors at the Deer Pile, take a tour to find out more about Molly Bro ... More >>
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen fans will find a way to experience her work -- and now Denver has another option. After the Stage Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts sold out the entire run of Sense & Sensibility: The Musical, the troupe has added one more da ... More >>
Cash can be short at the end of the month; fortunately, this week is long on free events. Watch the season premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race, catch an improv show, and pig out on free pizza at a Naughty By Nature show -- all without opening your wallet. Share more bargain entertainment options in the c ... More >>
People get lazy in the summertime, but it's time to wake up: The fall theater season is only weeks away, and Denver Center Theatre Company tickets are now on sale. The focus may be on The Book of Mormon, which opens today in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, but when Mormon leaves, the DCTC season ... More >>
Products! Proooooooduuuucts!It's been close to a decade since the gore-spattered snowball of the zombie fad started rolling -- check, for example, George Romero's filmography, which boasts zero Whatever of the Dead flicks between 1990 and 2004 and five in the time since -- and as this Hallowe ... More >>
In case you missed it, the Vail Daily reported on February 13 that several Eagle-area residents have seen a female elk wandering around with a bar stool stuck on her head. But -- extra, extra! -- there's an update. The elk has been photographed wearing the bar stool like a giant, awkward necklace. ... More >>
Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week.
Denver Public Library
Jan McEwan’s Atonement, now as a bodice-ripper.
A production that's plain Jane.
Jane Austen enjoys a romp of her own.
Buntport presents a whale of a tale.
Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005.
This Pride & Prejudice brings fresh passion to an old love story.
Jane Austen goes Bollywood in Bride and Prejudice.
Cohen Festival honors the literary tradition
The year's screen gems.
Amélie serves up a daring take on Jane Austen's best-loved heroine.
Renée Zellweger nervously Joneses for romance.
Gillian Anderson takes on Edith Wharton and gives a dazzling performance.
High drama and spirited romance spice up The Last September.
A contemporary sensibility benefits this version of Mansfield Park.