Comedian and Westword feature subject Ben Roy is about as widely known as comedian can get in Denver. In addition to performing at the upcoming High Plains Comedy Festival, Roy will be headlining a show at ... More >>
After 33 years, Boulder's Left Hand Books is closing its doors. Since it was founded in 1979, the bookstore has offered alternative books and periodicals by such noted authors such as Howard Zinn and Noam Chomsky. According to Louise Knapp, a member of the bookstore collective, closing the store be ... More >>
See Also: The Mars Volta's Ikey Owens stretches his wings in Free Moral Agents Rubedo on recording its new album, Massa Confusa, with Ikey Owens Holophrase (due tonight at the hi-dive) got its name for the technical term for the sounds infants use to communicate verbally before learning the native ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReedAnne Makepeace and Allie Humenuk filming with Wampanoag IndiansAnne Makepeace is quick to tell people that the Wampanoag is the tribe that greeted the Mayflower. After all, what better way to quickly illustrate how forgotten this tribe is? Almost everyone in America know ... More >>
David Sirota.Do the ladies love David Sirota? Apparently so. The AM 760 morning-show host's ratings have doubled in most categories over the past year -- but his audience among women, not traditionally a group that prizes commercial talk radio, has increased by leaps and bounds -- more than t ... More >>
David Sirota. In today's blog about AM 760 morning-show host Jay Marvin's continuing health crisis, I note that syndicated columnist David Sirota, who's been filling in for Marvin on most days, will be gone for several weeks on a trip to China. When he returns, however, he's not certain if he'll st ... More >>
Photo by Denny DoesKevin Devine. Singer-songwriter Kevin Devine, the subject of a profile in this week's Westword advancing his Sunday, May 24 gig at the Marquis Theatre with Miniature Tigers, The Rouge and Brian Bonz, is the rarest of interview subjects: a guy who listeners carefully to every ques ... More >>
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Letters from the week of 7/24/2008
A More Messages blog from January 30 includes an e-mail Q&A with Ward Churchill, who responded to a query about the dropping of charges against one of his supporters over an episode involving Boulder Daily Camera reporter Heath Urie. However, the final section of the communique was temporarily omitt ... More >>
CU students have twice won the Solar Decathlon. Can they make it a three-peat?
Seventeen years in the making, Tony Kaye’s epic abortion doc gives a lot — but no answer.
Letters from the week of November 9, 2006
Backbeat scribes weigh in on their favorite new releases from the past year.
From the week of September 15, 2005
Saturday, June 18, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
From the week of March 3, 2005
A new film about corporate greed could use some downsizing.
Hip-hop revivalists the Family Tree put the paddles to a dying art.
White and bright, Sole emerges as independent hip-hop's newest anti-hero.
Bigger Cages, Longer Chains (Epitaph/Burning Heart)
Jewish potty-mouth MC Paul Barman makes a brilliant hip-hop oddity.
From the week of May 9, 2002
From the week of March 22, 2001
Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?
From the week of August 24
Alternative rockers are getting behind Alternative Radio.
From the week of June 8.
Expectations are high for Boulder's Working Assets radio -- maybe too high.
Metal label Game Two bends record-industry rules.
The ABCs of Anarchism
January 28 - February 3, 1999