With seventy of this state's movers and shakers headed to Japan this week for an economic mission that includes a side trip to Denver's sister city of Takayama, there should be lots of sibling revelry. But up in Boulder, the sister-city program founded by President Dwight Eisenhower more than fifty ... More >>
The Colorado Theatre Guild's seventh annual Henry Awards will be presented tonight at the L2 Arts & Culture Center, 1477 Columbine Street. The festivities start at 6 p.m. with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by the official awards ceremony at 7 p.m.; an after-party will move the fun to the ... More >>
Curious Theatre Company cracked open a whole new fascination for troubled color-field artist Mark Rothko with its production of the engaging play Red, in which the painter and his assistant discuss the meaning of life and art while painting a fresh canvas onstage. And just as the play offers a peek ... More >>
Like gay marriage, marijuana use and tattoos, public perception of female sex toys is not what it used to be. While male sex toys still weigh heavy on the shame scale, a female pleasure device is mostly seen as a cute novelty. Encountering one while snooping is comparable to finding a rutabaga in th ... More >>
Did you miss Chess at the Arvada Center? Now you have a second chance to see the production, which has moved to the Lone Tree Arts Center's Main Stage Theater, where it opens tonight. In the meantime, here's a reprise of Juliet Wittman's review: The semi-operatic Chess doesn't have a lot of dialog ... More >>
Juliet Wittman raved about Miss Julie, Paragon Theatre's opening production in its brand-new home, a specially constructed black-box theater. As it turns out, this will also be Paragon's last production...ever.
I have an adult niece in San Francisco who's into theater on the fringe; she's been a stage manager and a world traveler to various festivals, writes about theater for a Bay area newspaper, and every so often, hosts lives theatrical performances in her living room, sort of like a house concer ... More >>
After a summer of travels, Laura Shunk revealed the five restaurant concepts she'd love to see in Denver, ranging from a Burmese restaurant to a Czech restaurant and beer hall. Which had commenters wondering: What about Sobo 151?
Imagine this blueAt night, as you drive north along Speer Boulevard through downtown, you catch sight of an eerie glow to the right -- and no, it's not the soon-to-be-extinguished Qwest sign.The Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex, that massive building at the edge of the Denver Performing Arts Com ... More >>
This is part two of Juliet Wittman's Q&A with Kelly Liken, chef/owner of Restaurant Kelly Liken. To read part one of that interview, click here. Kelly Liken Restaurant Kelly Liken 12 Vail Road, Vail 970-479-0175 Do you turn to food books or cookbooks? I read Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, V ... More >>
When Penzeys Spices, a Wisconsin-based gourmet spice company with shops in cities around the country, announced it would open on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, it caused a flurry of controversy. That was because the new location is just around the corner from an outpost of Savory Spice Sho ... More >>
Boulder has some terrific restaurants, including Arugula, the site of a recent Slow Food dinner that fed the mind, body and soul of Juliet Wittman. But Arugula isn't the only Boulder restaurant that feeds us. Here are five more of our favorites: Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street, 303-442 ... More >>
The angelic Jason Sheehan "You should have filled Jason's spot before letting him go to Seattle," one disgruntled reader wrote in the comments section after "Pot Luck," William Breathes's piece on 8 Rivers. "This review was not worth reading. What a disappointment." First things first: Like ... More >>
From the week of January 31
Capsule reviews of shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Wicked arrives with a bang.
Theatre Night In is a pu-pu platter of Colorado stagecraft.
The Boulder International Fringe Festival offers a world odyssey.
From the week of August 12, 2004
T.C. Boyle's literary output is boiling
From the week of August 29, 2002
From the week of January 11, 2001
From the week of June 1
From the week of April 27
October 22 - 28. 1998