One of the most revered dramatic series in television history, The Twilight Zone continues to intoxicate viewers 54 years after it debuted on CBS. While still considered the crowning achievement within its TV sci-fi designation, it's also appreciated outside the genre as a consistently engaging adve ... More >>
Fifteen minutes before the Boulder Farmers' Market opens Saturday, a line of some twenty or thirty people has formed in front of the Morton's Orchard stand. Word is out that the first peaches are at the market. These early peaches won't be as sweet and juicy as later ones, and the flesh will still c ... More >>
Calling all unicorns, jackalopes, mermaids, basilisks, abominable snowmen and New Jersey Devils! Grab a few s'mores, and settle in for a fun-filled night of theatrical mayhem as the Theater Company of Lafayette (TCL) weaves seven campfire-esque shorts all crafted to challenge preconceived notions, s ... More >>
Some people say the first green shoots of spring have the most chi or energy, while others insist they're particularly cleansing for your system. No matter what the reason, most of us are yearning for fresh tastes after a plodding winter of carrots, onions, potatoes, winter squash and dried beans. S ... More >>
Miller's Grille is replacing Tutti along South Public Road in downtown Lafayette. Owner Rich Womack wants it to be a neighborhood spot with reasonably priced steaks and burgers, but also to provide diners with classy choices like pear-caper vinaigrette-drizzled salads and a mean butternut squash ris ... More >>
Last week, DEA personnel announced four arrests related to a marijuana shipment from Colorado Springs to Chicago. All the busts were made in Illinois, but a grow was destroyed near the Springs, and extraction expert Matt Schnur has been named in a related press account. What's Schnur's story? ... More >>
The groundbreaking sci-fi series The Twilight Zone is still socially relevant, and it's also inspired much social satire since it first appeared on television sets in 1959. The homage and spoofs range from many Simpsons episodes to a Melvins song to the Theater Company of Lafayette's Return t ... More >>
Over half a century after Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone first aired, people are still captivated by the sci-fi show. So in advance of the Theater Company of Lafayette's production of Return to the Twilight Zone (Volume 8), A Parody, which opens tomorrow night at the Mary Miller Theater , we ... More >>
Theater seasons are revving up all over town, and as always they cover the gamut: serious, classic, thoughtful, imaginative, pandering, comic, adventurous, silly or just plain fun. On our random list of upcoming auditions, there's something for everyone. Get out your head shots, confidence a ... More >>
It's been raining all week, which means everyone out there is probably getting a little antsy to get out into the world after holing up at home and ordering pizza. It also happens to be Friday the 13th, which, for anyone with a superstitious streak, means staying in for the day despite the fa ... More >>
Inherit the Wind, the fictionalized account of the Scopes Monkey Trial by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, might just be the greatest courtroom drama ever written, and its main theme -- whether or not Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution should be taught in a public school -- is as relev ... More >>
Apparently March didn't get the memo that it's supposed to come in like a lion, because the last week has been relatively beautiful out and closer to the lamb-like status we're supposed to having at the end of the month. Whatever, the mountain's loss is our gain, as we'll be able to enjoy ple ... 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 no ... More >>
Lincoln and Darwin share a birthday and some play time in Lafayette.
Eleven short plays about Wayne Newton make up 10,000 Wayniacs.
The down-and-dirty truth about Colorado's Garden City.
The statue doesn't look like a traditional Our Lady of Guadalupe. But its appearance is just the start of the mystery.