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 >>
In the past few years, fuzz guitars have come conspicuously back to the forefront, and they're being played by some female-led outfits that sound like they came straight out of mid '90s, the time when Juliana Hatfield, Liz Phair and Courtney Love were queens of the Sam Goody racks. With jangly and d ... More >>
Blues Control is an experimental rock duo that got started in New York City in 2006 as a kind of side project from their New Age music project Watersports. The greater immediacy and visceral impact of Blues Control connected with audiences, and soon, the side project became the main band of Russ Wat ... More >>
Before artist Christian Usera can paint, he has to get his mind straight -- usually he goes into a meditative state before he starts. The end result combines a mixture of mediums (watercolor, tempera, spray paints, acrylic, to name a few) into an emotional, dreamy composition. He knows his creative ... More >>
New laws in dozens of states could take out Barack Obama this fall.
Performance artist Michelle Ellsworth's onstage persona is a fascinating mix of humility and daring, mockery and gentleness. She comes across as a deferential satirist, a playful deep thinker, someone who expresses serious concerns with effervescent humor, operating sideways and using movemen ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
A recent CNN investigation uncovered a dirty little secret about the difference between Chicken McNuggets in this country and their British counterparts: BP may be polluting the Gulf, but the Brits are at least getting chemicals out of their food. McNuggets in the USA were found to contain a ... More >>
So far, we haven't sighted Barack Obama wearing a brand-new Stetson during the inaugural festivities, but hope springs eternal. On Saturday, Josh Shayne, a 25-year-old Boulder-based filmmaker (he moved back home with his parents after NYU film school, an act of desperation he documents in the web pr ... More >>
Eric Waldemar makes his triumphant return.
Tom McCarthys preachy liberal guilt dwarfs any good intentions.
An Aspen theater fest prepares scribes for the Big Apple.
Alex Church prefers staying afloat to howling success.
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
When Alex Church graduated from film school, he moved to California to make, uh, music.
Homeless for a time, the DBC breathes easy in its new digs.
Life as a young, hot, white, educated nanny in the city sure is a drag.
Can I Keep This Pen?
The loss of a remarkable arts advocate.
MC Chris's rap career gets a boost from Adult Swim -- or is it the other way around?
Cheech doles out advice on his second-favorite subject.
After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.
When TV on the Radio is broadcasting, don't touch that dial.
It's Asian art at the DAM, African-American photography at the CVA, plans for the MCA, and a new planner for Denver.
The singer for an NYC buzz band tries his hand as a spin doctor.
From inner space to the intergalactic, Wayne Shorter explores the deepest reaches of jazz.
Film Forward Series
Contemporary art is the focus of two small shows at the DAM.
When it comes to hip-hop career longevity, LL Cool J knows that size matters.
Despite some first-time flaws, Too Much Sleep is an entertaining and quirky debut.
Where's Marlowe? is on the trail of a clueless detective.
A New Mexico jazz trio makes smart music -- but you'll probably like it anyway.
For David Byrne discovery Jim White, music wasn't his first career choice. Or his second. Or his third @
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