Performances traditional -- and untraditional -- set the stage this week, from an impromptu dance in an art gallery to the revival of a chilling, tried-and-true tale. Here's what you'll find this week on late-summer stages. See also: Five 5ths of the Wizard of Oz: A Fringe Benefit!
This week, CU-Boulder Regent Jim Geddes argued that the university should add more conservative faculty as a way of striking a better ideological balance at the famously liberal institution -- this after CU chose Steven Hayward as the Board of Regents' first "visiting scholar in conservative thought ... More >>
Jason Bosch won a MasterMind for his work with ArgusFest, showing important movies for trivial prices. And tonight, ArgusFest will be screening two more segments of Oliver Stone's The Untold History of the United States. And as Bosch notes, "You don't need to have seen the first parts to follow alo ... More >>
This experience probably would've been a lot more informative after an inappropriate amount of drinking the night before. The team behind a product called the Hangover Recovery Shot stopped in Denver yesterday to schmooze with potential investors at a business conference, and invited Westword to s ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Paul McCartney Thursday, July 15, 2010 | Pepsi Center After kick-starting a set with a couple of Wings songs and the Beatles' hit "All My Loving," Paul McCartney stood at the middle of the stage and said, "Let me just take a moment to take it all in" just before one of the ... More >>
"A Room and a Half, or a Sentimental Journey to the Homeland."Editor's note: This year's Starz Denver Film Festival, November 12-22, features more than 200 films. To help navigate this cinematic abundance of riches, we asked fest artistic director Brit Withey to highlight some worthy selectio ... More >>
In honor of tomorrow's Veterans Day, we'd like to honor not only those brave men and women that served our nation, but also those fictional souls that impressed upon us the spirit of valor, patriotism, sacrifice ... and entertainment value. The few, the proud, the wartime characters of Americ ... More >>
Today's blog "Bill Menezes on the Closure of Colorado Media Matters" notes that KOA's Bob Newman, known to fans and foes alike as "Gunny Bob," was often blasted by CMM prior to its demise on Tuesday. And to put it mildly, Newman won't miss having the organization to kick around anymore. Over the cou ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current exhibits
Capsule reviews of exhibits
Different approaches to abstraction are highlighted in two strong solos.
Insignifance is more than entertaining.
CPAC offers a final solo before shuttering its space.
Stealth aims low and hits its mark.
With Olitski and Rauschenberg, Denver gets a double dose of the big time.
Miracle scores with an emotional retelling of an Olympic triumph.
From the week of January 29, 2004
Tycoon: A New Russian takes a power trip.
Politics dominate shows at two local galleries, as well as in Denver's new courthouse.
Even war heroes can be treated like villains in a Dark Blue World.
Thirteen Days takes viewers through a very bumpy period in world history.
In East-West, Russian expatriates returning home face the terror of the Stalin regime.
Cabaret Balkan shows the depth of ethnic conflict.