The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend, y'all. Breathe easy. You made it. Good Friday to you. And, oh, what a good Friday it is. Another stacked weekend of music awaits you. Just like the Broncos win streak continues, so does the steady stream of solid shows, whether you're hankering for some old-school punk or old ... More >>
Christofer Drew is covered in tattoos. But that's just the most visible way the freshly-minted 21 year old expresses himself. Since quitting high school to pursue Never Shout Never (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater), the intimate singer has kept personal life as open as his skin, changing his inf ... More >>
David "Beard."Whether they know it or not, David "Beard" has spent the last month sleeping in Civic Center Park for the kids. Although he describes the time as a "giant, unorganized camping trip," he keeps coming back to the same motivation: a hope that today's children, some of whom are curr ... More >>
Never Shout Never used to be a band of one -- as the moniker of Christofer Drew, the teenage singer-songwriter who began relaying fantastic love songs to his Myspace masses in 2007. Now, at 20 years old, the Joplin, Missouri native has given his music a new life and brought in a full band of ... More >>
Ed Schultz.Is Ed Schultz coming unraveled? A week after telling fellow AM 760 air personality David Sirota to "go to hell" during a splenetic on-air spat, the syndicated yakker has been suspended from his MSNBC program for calling conservative mouthpiece Laura Ingraham a "right-wing slut" and ... More >>
The most resonant information that's come my way thus far today in relation to the anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings at Columbine High School was contained in an e-mail sent to Westword by Vicki Newell, a public-policy director with the Colorado PTA. It's a list of school shootings since ... More >>
With his grades and high school activities, Pablo is an ideal candidate for college, except for one hitch: He's illegal.
Bluesman Willie Houston turns a junkyard into a juke joint.