Being in spectacular physical condition didn't stop something very bad from happening to 21-year-old Dylan Schuetz. But his background as an athlete -- and, specifically, a gymnast -- prevented it from being even worse. Last week, Schuetz -- an avid and adventurous rock climber whose friends also t ... More >>
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema is becoming the new norm, according to Denver Film Society programmer Matthew Campbell: Festivals such as Sundance now feature films about LGBT characters who are fully fleshed out and whose stories have less to do with their sexual identity, he points o ... More >>
As the Denver Film Society prepares to celebrate the worst movies of 2013 at tonight's Golden Raspberry party, Westword asked a few players (those that were brave enough to talk about it) in the local film about which flicks they think were the biggest flops. See also: PBBT! Pronouncing the worst f ... More >>
It's that time again -- the Starz Denver Film Fest is here, bringing joy for the cinephile girls and boys. With almost 200 films in every genre, from all over the world, there's a lot to take in. To help navigate the schedule, we asked festival programmer Matt Campbell to steer us toward some of the ... More >>
Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows, including Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, the Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and i ... More >>
No less than three Westword Music Showcase nominess came together to bring you today's free mp3 goodness. It's a remix of the Astra Moveo (nominated in Electro/Dance Punk) track "Dollface" put together by Adam Rojo of the Ideal Fathers (nominated in Post Punk) and Matt Campbell (aka DJ Soup, nomina ... More >>
Ehrenreichs book gets shortchanged in this OpenStage production.
Death springs eternal for Maris the Great, Denver's most lovable serial murderer. But even killer zombies need a break from brutality.