At a press conference yesterday, the Denver Sheriff's Office tried to explain how Sebastian Littlejohn, who was being held in Denver jail on charges related to violent felony beefs, was mistakenly set free, only to be recaptured a day later. This time, the sheriff's office may not be at fault. But t ... More >>
Back in April, Felix Trujillo became the first person ever to escape from Denver's new jail -- with a little help from Deputy Matthew Andrews, who swore he'd only aided the inmate because of threats to his family. A few weeks later, Trujillo publicly claimed Andrews actually assisted him because he ... More >>
June is jam-packed with a lineup of comedy events so eclectic, you're sure to find something to tickle your funny bone. There are podcasters and Pride festers, twins and Too Much Fun, He-Man and transgenders...so many giggle-worthy performances that your calendar will be bursting with snickers. Keep ... More >>
Update: The tale of Felix Trujillo's escape from Denver jail last month, and deputy Matthew Andrews's alleged role in helping him do so, was already plenty weird. But it just got a whole lot stranger. Trujillo now says the escape plan came from Andrews, based on the mistaken notion that the inmate ... More >>
Over his many years as a public (and bespectacled) face, 54-year-old funny man Drew Carey has paid his dues as a Marine, a stand-up comic, a sitcom star, an improv guru and, in his most recent incarnation, the on-air host of The Price Is Right. And on his current tour, Carey will not only offer some ... More >>
Big pics below. See more photos.Colorado cannabis is better than anything Amsterdam's got, and the medicine here is on par with, if not better than, what is coming out of California. While we already knew that here in Colorado, it was still cool to hear those words come out of High Times edi ... More >>
Big pics below.Yesterday, 25 abused lions from Bolivia arrived at DIA en route to Keenesburg's Wild Animal Sanctuary, subject of our 2008 feature article "Inside One of the Nation's Top Carnivore Sanctuaries." And they weren't alone. Accompanying them were CSI's Jorja Fox and The Price is Rig ... More >>
Butthole Surfers, Psychic Ills, Circle Number DotFriday, October 9, 2009Ogden Theater, DenverBetter Than: The flash freezing going on outside.Circle Number Dot, who opened this show, didn't sound like they got much more than a mere line check before hitting the stage. It was initially hard to tell ... More >>
The newly shorn Ace Young, now of "American Idol Extra." American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's ... More >>
From the week of 5/24/2007
Setting sail three sheets to the wind.
The curtain falls on the latest JonBenét revival.
Bill Schantz and Paul Bailey are beating the odds.
The Nomad Theatre's production of Orphans stands on its own.