#37: Terry Dodd Terry Dodd has been entrenched in local theater as a director and playwright for more than thirty years, garnering dozens of awards and other kudos for his thoughtfully crafted work. These days, he shares the wealth as a teacher, too, and as a dedicated lover of a good script, he's ... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spirit, welcome to the Westword Book ... More >>
Comedian Rusty Z has hypnotized tens of thousands of people over the last fifteen years. So when I was talking to him about his Comedy Works South shows this weekend and then asked him to hypnotize me, it was nothing out of the ordinary. For him, at least. I had never been hypnotized before. And wh ... More >>
The Uncertain Sea somehow managed to bring together a touch of math rock or prog with splintery post-punk and '90s emo and made it compelling -- think something like Mission of Burma with a country bent, written by people who grew up hearing stuff like Sunny Day Real Estate with a touch of Codeine's ... More >>
Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>
Twin PeaksLook out, Denver. Just when you thought our restaurant scene couldn't possibly get any better, the fast-growing Texas-based company Twin Peaks -- which has previously expanded into pretty peak-less states like Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma -- is bringing more "scenic views" to the R ... More >>
Just one month after celebrating its two-year anniversary, one of Denver's best-named -- and indeed, longest-named -- cafes is closing its doors for good this weekend. Baked Stuffed Bunz on the Run Eatery, located at 1432 East 22nd Avenue, had earned a following for its German meat and veggi ... More >>
In yesterday's Idol wrap up, it appears we missed another group of homegrown hopefuls who are on their way to Tinseltown. First up is Mark LaBriola, seen in the clip below, from Aurora. He thinks he looks like Jack Black (we think he bears more of a passing resemblance to Jason Cain of Astrophagus), ... More >>
We Coloradans are good at many things: We excel at making SmartWools and long underwear look sexy, for example. We're skilled enough to golf in January and ski in June. We can out-breathe anyone from the Midwest. But most important, Coloradans know how to put the hurt on a case of Pabst Blue ... More >>
This past August, Nebraska resident Robert Reams and his family took a vacation in Denver, staying at the Tech Center Marriott. Little did they know that as they went about their activities, including changing clothes and bedding down for the evening, they were in full view of a camera installed by ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
As those who've spent any amount of time on the road can attest, touring can be either exhilarating or exhausting. Like anything else, there's high points and low points. Most of the time, though, it falls somewhere in the middle. Days are spent in constant motion it seems on long, mundane drives ... More >>
Friday, April 10, Pepsi Center, 303-830-8497.
Big birds take flight at Eckert Crane Days.
The Kirkland Museum showcases the aesthetic heritage of the Vavra family.
From a war-torn country comes music of hope.
Wednesday, December 22, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
From the week of November 11, 2004
From the week of April 8, 2004
Welcome the inductees -- both individual and institutional -- to the Class of 2003.
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This state was designed for explorers -- and a 1986 Jeep Wagoneer.
Skins skillfully probes the Native American psyche.
Storm Chasing Adventure Tours
The Human Factor
Urban cowboys cash a surprising number of federal farm-subsidy checks.
Outspoken and a little bit angry, Desaparecidos uses artful indie pop to question everything.
Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.
Wear a badge proudly at the National Western Stock Show.
Weeding is fundamental. So is showing up.
A side-by-side comparison of William Henry Jackson and John Fielder.
Swingin' Sting? Bluegrass Bruce? Rhapsodic R.E.M.? CMH Records has given Eighties faves a musical makeover.
Once Gary Staab found his calling, the rest was pre-history.
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