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 >>
It's almost August, but there's still plenty to enjoy in July. This week's culinary calendar includes a trash-fish dinner, a cooking lesson with Richard Sandoval, and a restaurant/pub crawl along Denver's most colorful strip. Keep reading for a taste of what's in store... See also: State of the U ... More >>
AUTHOR @ CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM | SAT, 6/8/13 As Author, Jack Sparrow and Ruckspin -- two dubstep producers that hail from the U.K. -- produce haunting melodies and captivating rhythms layered with just the right amount of glitchy bass and distortion. The result is totally worth hearing liv ... More >>
ALICE COOPER & MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | MON, 6/3/13 Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson at Red Rocks. Sweet Jesus! How this totally obvious and sure-to-be-awesome pairing has not happened before now is anybody's guess. The music world's O.G. shock rocker and his direct artistic descendent are slated ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, write about, listen to and make music, it shouldn't be surprising to find that the most common (and mutually favorite) topic of conversation among us is the same: "What are you listening to right now?" Stick a quarter in us, and, boy, wouldn't you know it, off ... More >>
In this very special edition of Heavy Rotation, you not only get a through-the-keyhole view of our musical proclivities, but you also get a few words from us on our top pick of the week. Keep reading to find out what Mark Sanders considers musical comfort food, why Kelsey Whipple can't think of Spac ... More >>
It's officially fall now, according to the calendar -- and, well, the thermometer -- but that doesn't mean things have cooled down here in the Mile High City. While most of the shows have moved indoors, there's still plenty to choose from, including Rise Against at the Fillmore tonight and tomorrow ... More >>
Monday, September 24, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Disgusted with the re-election of George W. Bush in 2005, Firewater ringleader Tod A left New York -- where he'd lived for the previous two decades and where he'd fronted Cop Shoot Cop -- and headed out of the country on a three-year journey that took him to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent ... More >>
Westword caught up with Flobots frontman Jonny 5 (aka Jamie Laurie) for a track-by-track breakdown of The Circle In the Square, the new record. If you've bought the record and you're listening right now wondering what the songs are about, wonder no more. You've come to the right place Page down to s ... More >>
See Also: - Photos: The costumed ravers of Skylab 2011 at the Denver Coliseum - Review: Skylab lifts the Coliseum into deep space, 09/25/10 - Slide show: People of Skylab 2010 If you haven't consumed enough electronic music this summer already, brace yourself -- there's more on tap this fall. Plent ... More >>
The good news for the guy who suffered a heart attack while eating a Triple Bypass Burger at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas is that the restaurant's gimmick -- besides the insanely mega-calorie menu offerings -- is requiring its customers to wear hospital gowns while dining, so he was good to g ... More >>
Whether you're a fan of the whomp or not, Dubstep is here to stay. Borgore (performing this evening at the Bluebird Theater with Thorazine, ServOne and Seeda) is definitely on the newer end of movement, but the Tel Aviv-born producer and DJ has already carved out his own style within the genre. Form ... More >>
Monday, October 5, hi-dive, 720-570-4500; Tuesday, October 6, b.side lounge, 303-473-9463.
Photo by Rob LeeThere's roughly a gazillion bands playing at Monolith over the next two days and there's no way you can see them all (see, there aren't a half-gazillion hours in a day), so we've come up with this handy list of five can't-miss acts at Monolith. These are the bands that are wor ... More >>
Know for some insanely explosive shows, Israeli rock monsters Mononotix often move their shows into the crowd, creating sweaty pits of madness. On Where Were You When It Happened?, the band's first full-length, released this week on Drag City, guitarist Yonatan Gat says the band captured some of ... More >>
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbes will love him.
Egyptians and Israelis forge an unlikely, and unsappy, bond in the desert.
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
Twenty-something Tel Aviv hipsters live life, have sex, befriend the enemy in The Bubble.
As interview subjects, musicians tend to fall into a handful of predictable categories: the kind that offer canned answers, the sort who fall back on cliches, the ones just waiting for something to offend them, those who actually listen to each question and try to answer in a fresh way (those are th ... More >>
Masked looks beneath the surface of the Israeli occupation.
Members of an Israeli clan try to fly again.
This ain't your rabbi's Holy Land.
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
RTD hardens its target with compulsory anti-terrorism training.
In The Believer, a Jewish student explores his inner Nazi.
Politics dominate shows at two local galleries, as well as in Denver's new courthouse.