M.C. Escher

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Scott Zbryk pushes the boundaries with his three-dimensional drawings

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    The ten best lines from Labyrinth

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Homicide at former Special Kinds, sketchiest pot shop William Breathes has reviewed (11)

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Lady Gaga be damned: Top five "Weird Al" Yankovic parodies of all time

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Summer festivals: Seven outdoor events in Colorado to check out (or avoid)

    Guy Morissette​Memorial 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.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Rene Magritte's surreal University Hills art house: Kenny Be's Yard Arteology

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Special Kinds is special only if you like brick weed

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Flier of the Week: Laser Palace at Rhinoceropolis

    Click for large version​If 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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    The Killers and M83 at Magness Arena

    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 >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 17, 2007

    Balls of Fury

    Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii.

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Al Right Now

    Is "Weird Al" Yankovic an American pop genius?

  • Home Entertainment

    August 3, 2006

    Trail of Tears

    Prey should be called Dances With Tedium.

  • Calendar

    June 8, 2006

    Green Lawns and SAM

    The Art Students League's summer market is back.

  • Culture

    April 27, 2006

    Now Playing

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Culture

    April 20, 2006

    Now Playing

    Brief reviews of current shows

  • Culture

    April 13, 2006

    Ticket to Ride

    Private Eyes is a sight well worth seeing.

  • Home Entertainment

    January 26, 2006

    Exit the Matrix

    The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2005

    Geeks and Freaks

    Math and art combine forces in the Art + Math = X show.

  • Film

    December 16, 2004

    Sour Lemony

    Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is more unfortunate.

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Off Limits

    It's curtains!

  • News

    June 28, 1995