When it comes to the immigration debate, all too often people get swept up in political generalities and forget the people, says Kristy King, programmer for the Emily Griffith Film Festival, which runs Friday, October 10 through Sunday, October 12 at the SIE FilmCenter. "We really tried to focus on ... More >>
LYFE Kitchen 8505 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree 303-706-9100 A meal at LYFE Kitchen isn't just supposed to fill you up; it's supposed to make you feel good. Founded three years ago in California by a pair of former McDonald's executives and an investment banker, this rapidly expanding chain, ... More >>
Stephen Gould, proprietor and distiller at Golden Moon Distillery, began producing spirits in 2012 and distributing earlier this year. And while Golden Moon might seem like yet another distillery in an expansive collection of stills that have spawned throughout the state this year, Gould and his tea ... More >>
There's something perfect about the contrast between a cold Colorado beer in your hand and the warm sun on your face -- something that makes the tensions of the day melt away. And although there are plenty of places around Colorado to drink good beer, a few of them stand out when it comes to summert ... More >>
A. Tom Collins, the five-piece band fronted by Aaron Collins, has a sound that's equal parts ragtime, honky tonk blues and tin pan alley. The outfit, which has smartly left its rough edges intact, is driven by Collins' piano and impassioned vocals, and while the act may teeter on the edge of chaos a ... More >>
For centuries, men have known that the real power of music lies in its ability to get you laid. From "panty-dropper" mixtapes that your parents made back in the day, to John Cusack standing outside the window with Peter Gabriel on the boombox, to that little boy banging on the drums in Love Actually ... More >>
This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We e ... More >>
Again this year, Starz Denver Film Festival artistic director Brit Withey is offering his must-see picks for each day of the fest -- including many flicks that movie lovers might otherwise miss amid the flood of silver-screen goodies. Here, he shares his takes on Friday's Virgin Tales, Saturday's C ... More >>
Colorado's splendid scenery seems like an ideal backdrop for movies. But while a handful of films have been made here over the past few decades, many movie crews actually use stand-ins for scenes allegedly set in Colorado. Melanie Asmer detailed some of these stunt doubles in "Ten movies and TV show ... More >>
Charlie Murphy is returning to Denver with Charlie Murphy's Acid Trip Tour for a three day stint at the Comedy Works in Larimer Square. Westword recently spoke with Murphy to see what he enjoys most about comedy.
We know it's kind of torturous of us to keep showing you the new trailers for this year's forthcoming ski and snowboard porn in the middle of July, but we just can't help ourselves. Keystone and Breckenridge get some love in The Grand Bizarre, this year's film from Poor Boyz Productions, whic ... More >>
About a year and a half ago, Jeff and Leah McEachern converted their Boulder space at 946 Pearl Street from a wine-making operation into the Blending Cellar, a wine bar that, despite live music and a prime spot on the west end of downtown Boulder's busiest street, remained pretty quiet most n ... More >>
White-nationalist reads in the United States and Europe reflect anti-migrant hatred in a grim economy.
Lisa Wimberger showing her stuff on the drums.Lisa Wimberger and her husband, Gilly Gonzales, are percussionists extraordinaire: The two keep time for local acts Lunar Fire and Inti, but they also bring some of their other, subtler drums out to play in their project Lil Sum'n Sum'n. This Th ... More >>
Dr. Robert Melamede.Cannabis Science Inc., a Colorado Springs company, wants to boost the cannabis-based pharmaceutical industry in the United States. But rather than focusing solely on investors in America, the firm is putting a big emphasis on Europe. Right now, according to president and ... More >>
Margie in mid-flex.Leadville's Margie Ciaccio is a 47-year-old grandmother with an unusual claim to fame: She's an arm-wrestling titan with four world titles and plenty of other prizes to her credit. At last year's championships in Italy, for example, she won the left-hand competition in the ... More >>
WildEarth Guardians says this little guy deserves to be listed as an endangered species.A prominent wildlife conservation group is suing Secretary of the Interior (and former Colorado Senator) Ken Salazar for reportedly failing to protect a prairie song bird that many say is nearing extinctio ... More >>
Every Friday we spotlight the hottest cats (and kittens) behind the decks in the MHC, grilling them to gain some insight on what it takes, exactly, to get the party rocking, to find out about their most treasured crate digging experiences and what they really think when we stumble up to them half co ... More >>
LOCALS ONLY Colorado rapper Catch Lungs started get his name buzzed about in the local scene when he started working with producers SP Double and Flawless as part of the Boostwell Crew last year. After separating from Boostwell this summer, he began working on his own mixtape, Food for the Famished, ... More >>
Colorado was all over the April 15 Frontline—not that the show was about Colorful Colorado, but our state had a lot to do with the program itself. Denverite T.R. Reid, who lists among his many credits a stint as the Denver Bureau Chief for the Washington Post, wrote and hosted this program, which ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
Dining with the ladies who lunch.
Kabul Kabob serves up a spiritual experience.
Combining everything from hardcore to free jazz, New Ancient Astronauts have all the right stuff.
The good spirits of the old Oak Alley Inn will come to life in the reborn Hansons.
On the Phoenix food front.
The new Ron Judish Fine Arts opens to high praise.
Three spectacular solos salute the talents of a trio of Colorado artists.
Tracking down the fungus among us.
Mother and daughter bring international wheys to Colorado.
This young whippersnapper is wise beyond his years.
Buca di Beppo brings chain restaurants to a new low.
La Brasserie Café makes a mess out of French-Swiss cuisine.
The more Andreas Vollenweider swears he's doing something different, the more it sounds the same.