I could probably hit the Mile High Green Cross sign from the front door of Westword's 10th and Broadway offices using a slingshot. I point that out because, despite being the closest medical marijuana dispensary to my desk, I've only been there a handful of times. But a fellow Westword medical mar ... More >>
Materialized, a group show featuring abstract works utilizing unusual materials, opens today at Robischon Gallery; it's a continuation of the gallery's Material Abstraction, which introduced the whole idea last summer. All photos courtesy of Robischon Gallery. See also: - Material Abstraction at ... More >>
Back in the day, there were fewer greater feelings for a young cannabis user than finding a new connection. Finding that steady hookup of sticky green bud was one you cherished as your friends were picking seeds out of brick. I hadn't thought about that sensation in a while, what with so many MMCs a ... More >>
The changes to Denver Kush Club since our first visit in May 2010 haven't been drastic, but the transition from stoner den with a thrown-together lounge and dispensary to a slick storefront with memorable herb made for a great second first impression.
Leo Franco is a veteran of the Denver art scene, showing his work at Spark Gallery and Zip 37 on a regular basis. But he still has to work a second job. In fact, he laughed when asked if he was a full-time artist. Hard. "I have two kids in school after all. But I hope to retire soon," he said. Fran ... More >>
Lori MidsonFor those of you who will wake up with a colossal-size hangover on the first day of 2011, having damaged your brain and battered your belly the night before with too many vodka and soda pours, flutes of champagne, or worse, shots of vile Jägermeister, there will be a new breakfas ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword is offering a no ... More >>
This collaboration was in the stars.
"What's wrong with thinking?" Note: In a blog posted earlier today, Jonathan Shikes salutes the positive side of city bureaucracy. The following represents the other side of the coin. Yesterday, I was standing in line at the Denver parking cashier’s office, about to receive a much-coveted permi ... More >>
Despite being apart for nearly a decade, this quartet still has plenty of gas in the tank.
Where the burger is better.
Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Rise, Queer Bar
Sculpture solos at Robischon and Artyard overshadow the group outing at Foothills.
Photo shows at the CVA and CPAC are filled with edgy psychological subject matter.
Denver's Christmas display could use a new coat of hay.
Citizen complaints and a brutal arrest heat up the sheriff's race in Park County.
Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland.
A new Curious Theatre Company production puts the death penalty front and center.
Wearable art is the fashion of the day at Body Packaging 2001.
Chuck Parson is the subject of a trio of solos in Fort Collins and Loveland.
The government built a nuclear-weapons plant sixteen miles upwind of Denver. But decades passed before the public got wind of what was happening there.
Modern methods make for some awkward moments in local galleries.
Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art rises above its administrative bungling with an excellent offering.
October 1 - 7, 1998