In many ways, postcards are becoming something of a lost art -- but even rarer are postcards of places like Colorado that feature paintings rather than photos. We found a slew of examples on ArtFire -- if you're unfamiliar with the site, think of it is an even artsier Etsy -- and they're absolutely ... More >>
The folks at Colorado.com, the state's official tourism office, set out to compile a list of 99 gorgeous places in Colorado -- a mammoth task, but far from an impossible one given the abundant beauty in these parts. As proof, we present numbers 99 through 81, any one of which would likely finish in ... More >>
In 2011, we published a post counting down the fifty reasons Colorado is the best state. But that wasn't enough to express our affection for our home, so we followed up in 2012 with the fifty latest reasons why Colorado is the best state in the country. And still, we didn't cover everything. So now, ... More >>
In May 2012, we published a post featuring photos and information about twenty Colorado sex offenders who'd failed to register according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation website that tracks this information. Then, recently, we checked each of those twenty people were no longer on the roster o ... More >>
Art collector and Green Box Arts Festival founder Christian Keesee was so intrigued when he first saw the work of Tomás Saraceno at the Venice Biennale that he later purchased the artist's giant installation "Cloud City." He has since loaned that piece to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (for a very ... More >>
On the Schmuck of the Week beat, figuring out who's the schmuck turns out to be more of a challenge than it might seem at first blush. The arrest of Fountain police officer Daniel Barkus on a stalking charge is a case in point. Based on the information that's surfaced thus far, it's difficult to te ... More >>
Update:Yesterday afternoon, Jesse Paul Speer, a photographer with Colorado ties who's accused of kidnapping and assaulting an eleven-year-old Cody, Wyoming, girl, waived his right to fight extradition during a brief court hearing in Montana yesterday. Meanwhile, new information about the crime is ac ... More >>
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation maintains a website focused on convicted sex offenders in the state -- including those whose current whereabouts are unknown, because they've failed to register with authorities. We've collected photos and identifying information for twenty such creeps. If you re ... More >>
There's a whimsical element in Liese Chavez's paintings. A woman is baking a pie, but there's feathers next to the pie, or a woman is holding a pear in her hand, but the pear is a house with a smoking chimney. The single maiden in a seemingly empty rustic house adds a fairy tale element, while the o ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
Majestic vistas from the state's glorious past are on view at David Cook.
Abstracts from show tunes at William Havu, and abstracts with show tunes at Sandra Phillips.
Don Goede is in a New York state of mind.
Contemporary representational art is on tap at both Robischon and Havu.
Sandy Carson features a pair of solos while Cordell Taylor puts on a duet.
Jerry Gilmore continues the Arvada Center's tradition of supporting contemporary art.
Saxophonist Wally Shoup blasts new life into free jazz.
Contemporary paintings based on the Western landscape fill Havu.
The sordid legal saga of Katica Crippen, Second Amendment pinup girl.
The William Havu Gallery celebrates its fourth anniversary in the Golden Triangle.
Painterly solos are now on display at Carson-Masuoka and Pirate.
Painting gets a lift at Ron Judish Fine Arts, but sculpture gets kicked out in Colorado Springs.
Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.
Tidings of Good Cake
Union Station's past will have a major impact on its future.
This contemporary survey is the opening volley and fond farewell of MoCAD's director.
There are many ways to wind up in a hearse. Here are a few.
Singles in Agriculture helps farmers make hay while the sun shines.
When a doctor makes a rare but horrible mistake, who should bear the scars?
What's really going on at those Denver Post "town meetings"? Westword investigates.
She was fifteen going on twenty-five, but three bullets made sure Jenny never saw sweet sixteen
Gassing it up with the Secret Servix Scootin' Chicks All Girls Scooter Club.
The names of the patriots have changed, but not their tune.
Sam Coffman, leader of Cat Unit, wants to give jazz new life.
GREENLAND LIES JUST MINUTES SOUTH OF DENVER, BUT IT'S A MILLION MILES AWAY.EXIT, GREENLAND A TWO-HORSE TOWN IS PUT OUT TO PASTURE.