The weather will be great this weekend -- and so are the many bargain entertainment opportunities around town. You can see a free screening of Ghostbusters, dance your heart out or soak in the healing vibes at a gong bath -- all for under $10. See the online Westword calendar for more ideas of place ... More >>
Erica Walker Adams is a singular talent with a fascinating hybrid of interests and opinions. Her book, The Mutation of Fortune, available from The Green Lantern Press, a series of related tales that infuse fairy tale ... More >>
RYAN ADAMS @ BOULDER THEATER Half of the fun of seeing Ryan Adams live, apparently, is getting to hear all his banter. He has a fascinating duality: One minute he's completely enthralling the crowd with a heartfelt ballad, and then he bookends the tune by casually offering up a hilarious one-liner ... More >>
With their red-brick walls and stone turrets, many of America's mental hospitals look eerily like sanctuaries. Some of these facilities genuinely endeavored to do good. Others have darker histories, belied by the elegance of the architecture. In The Empty Places, a photo collection and soon-to-be-pr ... More >>
Fall Systems Go
The Last Night presentation of the Denver Film Festival should be a triumphant moment: an opportunity to sum up all that's best about the fest in one last blast of cinematic joy. But it doesn't always work out that way, as is demonstrated by the 2007 blog "August Rush Closes the Denver Film Festival ... More >>
Saturday, July 15, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
Long after the play ends, you'll be thinking about After Ashley.
Monday, September 5, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
The bottom line looks very good for this Colorado company.
Juggling pain, loss, hope and rage, Shannon Wright just wants a little truth.
A camp for the homeless works in Portland. Can it work here, too?
Brother, can you spare a dime?
Christine Jeffs and Gwyneth Paltrow imbue Sylvia Plath with new life…and death.
Painted Bread comes out both flavorful and dry.
Gold (Lost Highw), Sebastopol (Artemis)
Dyed in the Wool (Quarterstick)
Paula Frazer artfully crosses the country divide with Tarnation. As a solo artist, she sticks more to the shadows.
Winona Ryder gets a little crazy with Girl, Interrupted.
Stabbing Westward explores a world of darkness.
BURDENED BY IMPOSSIBLE EXPECTATIONS, DAVE PIRNER ACHES TO TAKE SHELTER IN SOUL ASYLUM.