August is all about summer fun, and there's plenty of fun to be had this weekend without digging too deep in your pockets. Celebrate the first weekend of the month with outdoor movies, a laser show under the stars, and tons of other cheap happenings. For more events, visit the Westword calendar, and ... More >>
You won't have to break out the big bills to have big fun this weekend. You can catch a screening of Finding Nemo or dance the night away at a killer soul and britpop party -- for under $10. See our list of ten picks below; for more events, check out the Westword calendar. And feel free to share mor ... More >>
Reading theater reviews in the New York Times, you often find yourself suffering intense pangs of envy for those friends living there. You'll never see this fiercely confrontational drama or that hilarious but profound comedy, you think wistfully. Everything exciting is going on miles and miles away ... More >>
When Denver's acclaimed Curious Theatre Company kicks off its new season on September 1, there will be at least one big change that's not obvious onstage. The troupe will head into autumn with several new members and a new company model that Curious founder Chip Walton hopes will eventually be embra ... 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 >>
Red opened last weekend at Curious Theatre Company. We'll publish a full review in the next Westword -- but Juliet Wittman was so impressed with the production, she provided this sneak preview: John Logan's Red is a two-hander about painter Mark Rothko. The year is 1958, and he has been commissione ... More >>
Self-portraitAs part of the event-hoopla surrounding the opening of the Clyfford Still Museum, Curious Theater will be putting on a play about Still's life. "[The Clyfford Still Museum] wanted to make a neighborhood artistic connection," says Curious education director Dee Covington. Over a y ... More >>
Rhoda PollackEddie Friedman, 1948-2011The Upper Larimer area may be hot today, but for pure aesthetics, it's hard to beat a time in the '80s when the area at 31st and Larimer streets was home to CORE New Art Space, the Sullivan-Bisenius Gallery and, right upstairs, three studios occupied by D ... More >>
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