When musician, performer (and sometime Westword contributor) Luke Leavitt set out to create "Pockets of Contextless Waste As Points," he saw it as a way to finally cross paths with an Internet friend. The part-music, part-poetry, part-performance art event happening at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 18 ... More >>
For decades, feminists have challenged the art world to open up galleries and museums to women artists. While nominal progress has been made, many major institutions still show a disproportionate amount of work by male artists. This disparity is one of many reasons critics Eleanor Heartney and Nancy ... More >>
For Racheli Mendelson, a former EMT who'd been creating performance-art pieces since she was thirteen, it just made sense to explore her time serving in the Israeli military through a red-nosed clown performance. See the result at Mendelson's Boulder International Fringe Festival debut, Shoot, Cry & ... More >>
The end of the world as we know it may come quickly. According to performance artist Rob Andrews, the apocalypse might even begin this Sunday. The artist's previous pieces have involved everything from washing people's feet for twelve hours in a marketplace in Macedonia to carrying a door from Coney ... More >>
Expand your mind with cultural experiences this week -- without straining your wallet. There are plenty of enriching activities in town this week that won't cost you a cent, everything from free performance art to a talk with an experimental filmmaker to a vinyl party. Feel free to post information ... More >>
Wednesday, May 1, hi-dive, 303-733-0230.
Every year since 1986, Denver has recognized creative individuals and organizations that make an artful impact on the community with the Mayor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. The 2012 winners were just announced, and for the first time, they were split into three new categories: Youth Arts, Ent ... More >>
Monday, August 6, Ogden Theatre, 888-929-7849.
Tuesday, June 5, Glob, 303-641-9809.
Wednesday, April 25, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
As the director of Titwrench, Sarah Slater is a staple of the Denver music scene. No, not a staple -- more like a three-ring binder that holds together a massive catalogue of civic talent, a human Rolodex of artists past and present. Beyond Titwrench, Slater keeps herself busy year 'round with a num ... More >>
This past Saturday, we were on hand to witness Playing Apart, the performance art piece featuring ninety students from Bear Creek High School's marching band playing Twisted Sister's "We're Not Going to Take It." The first city-commissioned performance art piece got varied reactions, from stu ... More >>
PlatteForumHow do you feel about eating in public? How about eating in public with a bunch of strangers while onlookers examine your personal eating habits? That's what artist Tsehai Johnson is asking people to do at tonight's performance piece in Riverfront park, where adventurous diners wi ... More >>
Sunday, May 23, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Monday, July 28, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
The audience is part of the performance.
Mothership (Arketype Records)
Monday, September 26, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Friday, June 17, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Mayor Speers legacy becomes fodder for an examination of power politics.
Cleo Parker Robinson interprets Mary Lou's Mass
Skip and Amy
What's old is new again at the Bug.
The Brooklyn Bridge provides a pathway for local docents.