Luis Valdez, whose Christmas play La Pastorela just opened at Denver's Su Teatro, first met Cesar Chavez when he was six, growing up among the migrant workers of Delano, California, where the United Farm Workers movement took root in the nonviolent strikes and grape boycotts of the '60s and '70s. ... More >>
This week's feature, "Paging Doctor Bang Bang," tells the story of Kimmy Kimmy Bang Bang, a.k.a. Kim Wilms, a foot-and-ankle surgeon by profession and a badass blocker and jammer on the track with the Denver Roller Dolls. Wilms doubles as the roller derby league's unofficial in-house doctor, assisti ... More >>
Tivoli Brewing, which owns the trademarks to several historic Denver beer brands, has released its second beer, Sigi's Wild Horse Buck Beer, based on the recipe for an incredibly popular beer that was first brewed in Denver 139 years ago. New Belgium Brewing is releasing Rampant Imperial IPA this m ... More >>
Editor's Note: The following is a guest-post by Chuck Strouse, editor-in-chief of Westword's sister paper, the Miami New Times. It's video side-bar to Strouse's piece that ran in Westword this week, "Welcome back, Jim Crow: A tradition of keeping African-Americans voters from the polls."As I show in ... More >>
In this week's cover story, "Medic!," we featured the Colorado Street Medics, an international network of activists with more than forty years of history. Much of that history is recorded in Denver, where the community's first street medic museum will be launched inside the 27 Social Centre. Click ... More >>
Syzygy Butoh redefines the holiday dance.
Why Rory Vaden could become the spokesman for Generation Y.
From the week of April 13, 2006
Saturday, December 4, Boulder Theater, 303-786-7030.
As the turks of Denver's black politics grow old, what's to be made of their legacy?
Susan Tedeschi is painting the radio dial blue.
An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.
Mary Lou Lord is smarter than the average busker.