Solid weekend of shows here in town, with legends like Death From Above 1979 playing in Boulder and Dinosaur Jr.'s J. Mascis playing a pair of nights at Larmier Lounge. The rest of our picks follow. See also: 50 Photos That Prove Red Rocks Is the Most Beautiful Venue on the Planet
Kiowa Winans stands in the garage of her West Highland home, shaking a lifeless child. "This is our stuffed Quinn," she says, clutching the little-girl-sized doll. She's referring to Quinn Hunchar, the actress who, at the age of eight, played Emma in the cult film Ink,. The movie was written and di ... More >>
By the 1980s, feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago had secured a seat at the table of art history with her landmark installation, The Dinner Party. The triangular table, 48 feet on each side, was decorated with place-settings for 39 women from myth and history and celebrated another 999. The project l ... More >>
The BSide opened just last Wednesday at 17th and Humboldt, a corner that is quickly becoming a restaurant destination quarter. Justin Lloyd, the owner of Star Bar on Larimer Street, is also behind the debut. The new restaurant is serving craft beers and cocktails and food that ranges from down-home ... More >>
Another several-night stand at Red Rocks this weekend: The Avett Brothers play three shows at the World's Only Natural Amphitheater. Elsewhere, Ms. Lauryn Hill will confound you with a bunch of songs that sound absolutely nothing like the hits your remember. And Joan Baez goes from Denver to Fort Co ... More >>
Ever since I could speak, I've always been proud to tell people about my dad's job. He makes pottery for a living, running a business out of a converted garage studio connected to my parents' Evergreen home. From here he throws, decorates, fires in a kiln, and ships out his handmade plates, bowls an ... More >>
The Sink on the Hill in Boulder is as iconic for its floor-to-ceiling murals and signature-filled ceilings as it is for its burgers and beer. The artist who created those murals, Lloyd Kavich, passed away last week. See also: President Obama's Boulder visit results in new specials at two restauran ... More >>
Nathan Starks is one of the most highly recruited high school football players in the country -- but he couldn't get on the field for Cherry Creek High School, coached by ex-NFL pro and voice of the Broncos Dave Logan, because he'd been ruled ineligible by the Colorado High School Activities Associa ... More >>
The latest edition of the Princeton Review's annual party schools list is out, and for the second consecutive year, CU-Boulder didn't make the cut -- this despite being named Playboy's best party school as recently as 2011, and finishing third in the Daily Beast's rankings last year. But despite two ... More >>
New restaurant and food concepts are conceived in all sorts of ways. Most owners and chefs spend months, years, even decades, slaving over the perfect idea, scribbling their dreams on napkins, their own bathroom walls, on coasters at the bar. But in the case of Chris Newell and his girlfriend Jennif ... More >>
The latest edition of the Princeton Review's top colleges tome, released this week, is an irony bonanza for CU-Boulder. The school, which topped Playboy's party school list last year, and finished third in Daily Beast party school rankings two weeks ago, is entirely absent from the Princeton Review ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship
Lucas Field, the frontman for Low Vs. Diamond (the subject of a profile in Westword's November 27 edition), is a Seattle native -- but he spent his college years at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he played in a jam band whose music has little in common with the tunes he's making with his ... More >>
Steve Meyer wants to sell pedicabs to the world — but is the world willing to go along for the ride?
Brief reviews of current shows
Brief reviews of current shows
Havu and the Museo are saturated in a vivid Latin beat.
Before a solid turnout at the Bug Theater this past Sunday evening, the Denver filmmakers behind the indie documentary Do It For Johnny showed their flick to cast and crew and enjoyed a reception far warmer than the plummeting temperatures outside. Local filmmaker Haylar Garcia, the director, editor ... More >>
Again the Masters of their doman.
Herbert Bayer's genius is on display at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.
Sometimes you need to bare more than your soul to make it.
Fifty bands. Ten stages. Five bucks. Be there.
These women are going downhill fast.
After fifteen years of ups and downs, Swell is on the rise again.
In Blue Car, verse helps a disturbed young girl find her way.
Drag the River gets ready to open up its country heart.
Harvey Sid Fisher has been singin’ about Taurus — and the other eleven signs of the Zodiac — for almost fifteen years.
Season's eatings from a year's worth of meals.
Joe Schneider treats Boulder diners to island delights.
Come out with your hooves up.
A local author takes the detective novel to the cleaners.
The fate of the northern goshawk--and the timber industry--could rest with Richard Reynolds. He's not out of the woods yet.
Glenn Miller may rope back the land near Vail that he lost in bankruptcy court.
The Miracle Worker
Judge Jerry Stevens was in the driver's seat--until he let cocaine take over.
German immigrant Peter Schmitz, artist to Denver's trust-funders, won't say who killed Greg Lopez. It isn't his only secret.
Since private agencies took control of adoption in colorado, costs have gone up. For would-be parents, so have the heartaches.