#99: Eve Orenstein New Jersey-born mezzo soprano Eve Orenstein was born into alternative culture: Her mother is a composer and her father an artist and designer who's known for creating the first inflatable furniture back in the '60s. But her own cultural love in life turned out to be opera, a clas ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword ... More >>
It was the urgency of preserving art that inspired Anne Waldman's newest book. The visionary poet, activist, and co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University was working on transferring the school's collection of fragile tapes of performances by artists like John ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book Club, a weekly feature that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
In advance of his two shows this weekend (Saturday, May 2nd at The Oriental and Sunday, May 3rd at The Fox Theatre), we were able to have a few words with jazz/proto-hip-hop legend Gil Scott-Heron about his influences and his work. Westword: Your music is known for being socially conscious. When an ... More >>
Friday, May 1, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772; Saturday, May 2, Oriental Theater, 303-455-2124; Sunday, May 3, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.
Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors.
Cookin' at the Cookery offers a bland take on a salty singer.
Let There Be Light
For the locked-out founder of Eulipions, the play’s still the thing.
Odetta is happy to find trouble everywhere she goes.