For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the vote-getters and then voting again for your favorite bars, restaurants and foods in Denver and Boulder. And the results of th ... More >>
Riches of the Harvest, Mountain Sun 2011 Since 1998, Bryce Widom has been creating the chalkboard art at Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery, as well as its sister restaurants, Southern Sun and Vine Street Pub. Given the directive to "do something with the seasons," Widom created an artistic vision ... More >>
As most of you reading this already know, I am not long for this town. In a frighteningly short amount of time, I will be packing my bags and heading for Seattle, where a gig awaits me as restaurant critic at one of our sister papers, the Seattle Weekly. Still, I've got enough time left to ... More >>
You don't buy a book by Todd Shimoda expecting the usual thing. His fiction veers in and out of nonfiction, and the ubiquitous illustrations by his wife, master calligrapher/artist Linda Shimoda, are integral to the passage of the plot. The Shimodas' lovely 1998 collaboration 365 Views of Mt. Fuji ... More >>
Welcome to another edition of Sound Bites, our economy-sized album reviews. This week, Kiernan Maletsky weighs in on five recent national releases from Bonnie Prince Billy (pictured left), Fever Ray, Madeline Peyroux, Point Juncture, WA and These Are Powers after the jump.
Laurie Anderson remains one of the most intriguing performance artists in these United States – a social commentator whose creative toolbox contains music, spoken word, visuals and electronics. In a conversation with Westword captured in the following Q&A, she talks at length about her current pro ... More >>
Letters from the week of 2/21/2008
For the ultimate drinking game, look no further than Mt. Fuji Japanese Sushi and Hibachi.
John and Kimiko Powers share their gorgeous collection at the DAM.
My meals at Tokyo Joe's -- which I review in the next issue -- were among the least interesting things I found when I braved the wilds of the new Southlands development. The grand-opening festivities were like the Do Lo\ung bridge sequence in Apocalypse Now, a crowded, freaked-out mess about which t ... More >>
Fujiyama Grill & Sushi