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 Club, a weekly feature that celebrates the books that inspire Denver art ... More >>
The term "celebrity chef" is as ubiquitous as pork belly, but I bet that if I asked ten people for a definition, I'd get ten different answers. To some, it means a nationally known chef with a mug you'd recognize from appearances on TV. Denver has a few of these, such as Keegan Gerhard of D Bar Dess ... More >>
For Jeanie Peterson and Cindy Johnson, opening SOL: Store of Lingerie was the natural combination of one sister's business savvy and the other's long-running experience in the lingerie business. And this Wednesday, August 29, the internationally-recognized Cherry Creek North boutique will celebrate ... More >>
Thirteen years and a hundred school shootings later, why is Hollywood still obsessed with this one?
No. 35: Savory waffle from City, O' City
Justin Bieber and his $40,000 hair are making girls swoon all over the world, but this overnight sensation is not alone. Despite the fact that kids everywhere are obsessing and worshipping this pseudo-talented tween, there are more idols in the pipeline. Since kids have the attention spans of ... More >>
A collaboration with Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, you say?Dear Carlos Estevez, aka Charlie Sheen, How goes it, man? I saw you on Good Morning America and beyond the sweats, the wide red eyes, excessive talking, cigarette-smoking and orange liquid-consuming antics, you looked fucking ... More >>
Full posters featured below. The joy of living in Denver is that every moment of every day is exciting enough to be a Hollywood movie. Whether it's politics, sports or the arts, the weird, wonderful and wacky people of Denver -- and their pursuits -- would make for a fantastic full-slate at t ... More >>
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, KBCO's Local Edition, KCSU, The Colorado Sound, which originates at K ... More >>
Pop quiz, hotshot. You've got the wealth of Bill (or at least Antonio) Gates, but you live in a neighborhood that doesn't wall-out or otherwise secure your house from casual trick-or-treating. You love Halloween, and you want your house to be legendary. You don't want to go crazy here--no Op ... More >>
Michael Ledwitz dresses up nicely.The Denver Post apparently has a policy against having any fun on the subject of Denver Magazine. The September edition of the glossy featured a cover shot of Channel 31 anchors Libby Weaver and Natalie Tysdale in a naughty-lesbos pose that could have doubled ... More >>
And who, you may ask, is the handsome devil right there? That's me, folks. No bullshit. No disguises. The anonymous restaurant critic in the flesh and en clair. On Monday, June 15, at around 4 p.m. local time, my cover was finally, permanently blown. That picture is the jacket phot ... More >>
Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis during an "Oprah" interview that reportedly will not air today. Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis has made himself the face and the voice of tenth anniversary coverage related to the killing spree that took place at the high school on April 20, 1999. Indeed, he ... More >>
Amid all the revelations connected with Ted Haggard's attempted resurrection on HBO and Oprah, the accusations of payoffs involving yet another young man lusted after by the former pastor ("Watch the KRDO report featuring Ted Haggard's latest accuser"), and assorted other sordidness, a greater ... More >>
This week, U2 threw its colleagues at Live Nation a curve when it unexpectedly -- well, in this economy, it shouldn't really come as too big a surprise -- set about cashing in the 1.6 million shares it received as part of a 360 deal it signed with the entertainment conglomerate. According to a repor ... More >>
Kent Haruf's novel takes to the stage.
La Lohan elevates -- but canít save -- Garry Marshallís latest sappy flop.
Yo, Flaco! says goodbye to Denver.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Pearl Street Grill
In this pyramid scheme, no one comes out on top.
Blue Line Bar and Grill
Writer Jason Flores-Williams seeks a literary orgy.
Things to do in Denver when youíre dead.
Listen to the Pavement
September 25, 2003
The fast-paced MIIB looks like a sure summer crowd-pleaser.
From the week of February 15, 2001
Colorado has become one of the country's hubs for teaching, and learning, how to feel bad.
More local reviews a go-go.