Watching period dramas like Mad Men, it's easy to think that the elaborately costumed women of yesteryear just had an innately sophisticated sense of style. But that's not the case -- the Joan Holloways and Betty Drapers of the era were well-instructed in the art of dress by a group of women who stu ... More >>
Niche.com has compiled a wide-ranging list of the best American cities and neighborhoods for millennials. It's a wide-ranging roster encompassing major communities across the country -- and one Denver residential area landed in the top ten. Continue to count down the Niche's photo-illustrated picks ... More >>
Last May, we posted about a University of Colorado study that found May-December couples are seldom rich or hot. Afterward, Brandon Wade, CEO of Seeking Arrangement, billed as "the world's largest Sugar Daddy website," offered a rebuttal. His sugar daddies are rich and hot, he insisted. Now, Seekin ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Mike Coffman. Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman's been on a roll lately. First, his office didn't respond to a New York Times article claiming that thousands of names may have been illegally stricken from Colorado's voting rolls -- a public-relations botch he subsequently chalked up to "mis ... 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.
Alex Church of Sea Wolf, who’s profiled in the January 10 Westword, is a critic’s favorite for a couple of very good reasons: His music is consistently intelligent, and so are his conversations, as he demonstrates in the following Q&A. Church chats about the time he spent at the acclaimed film ... More >>
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
When Alex Church graduated from film school, he moved to California to make, uh, music.
If you only recognize Michael Ian Black as the talking head on VH1 or the guy hawking Sierra Mist between first downs, than you have truly been missing out. And you're an idiot. Because although those appearances are certainly smirk-inducing, Black is a bona fide alternative-comedy superhero, dishin ... More >>
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.
Where's Marlowe? is on the trail of a clueless detective.
For David Byrne discovery Jim White, music wasn't his first career choice. Or his second. Or his third @
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