You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town. "I went back to college at the young age of fifty and got my BFA from Metro State in 2008, ... More >>
Let's get one thing straight from the start: I am a woman over thirty, and Labyrinth is one of my all-time favorite movies. In honor of the upcoming Labyrinth Quote-Along on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 (it's part of the International Film Series at the University of Colorado at Bou ... More >>
Special Kinds weed.Reports about a homicide at the site of Special Kinds, an Arvada medical marijuana dispensary that officially shut down last year, remain sketchy -- much like the MMC itself. In the wake of the incident, medical marijuana critic William Breathes's Special Kinds review is e ... More >>
Earlier this week, Lady Gaga reportedly refused permission to "Weird Al" Yankovic to release a parody of her new single, "Born This Way," called "Perform This Way." Upset, but well-aware of his right, Yankovic released the song anyway. Turns out, Lady Gaga actually loves "Weird Al" and is pla ... More >>
Guy MorissetteMemorial Day weekend is just around the corner, which kicks off the summer festival season. From sweaty outdoor concerts to snooty art crawls, here are the good, bad and ugly of the Metro-area's most popular festivals.
Figure 87a. University Hills: Surreal outdoor art show exhibits familiar objects in a foreign place. Artists in Denver are a dime a dozen, but art collectors are worth their weight in gold. The University Hills home pictured above proves how an art collector can turn an ordinary ranch-style h ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword is offering a n ... More >>
Click for large versionIf M.C. Escher was into doing collage, we think he might come up with something a lot like this week's flier of the week. The bizarre, impossible geometry and wash of colors of the main image is eye catching, as a good flier should be. But it's the weird little almost-t ... More >>
The Killers and M83Saturday, January 17, 2009Magness ArenaBetter Than: Not seeing them at all, even though the Magness sucks.Have you seen Denver University's Magness Arena? It's a cement tomb. The pharaohs would love this place. Hell, spent nuclear fuel would find a good home here. I'd rather liste ... More >>
Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii.
Is "Weird Al" Yankovic an American pop genius?
Prey should be called Dances With Tedium.
The Art Students League's summer market is back.
Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Private Eyes is a sight well worth seeing.
The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.
Math and art combine forces in the Art + Math = X show.
Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is more unfortunate.