Anarchist playwright Benjamin Turk sees theater as more than entertainment. He believes plays can spark dialogue, transform community and attack systems of violence: capitalism, the police and prisons. Steeped in the work of Bertolt Brecht and Augusto Boal, who both resisted the idea that stories sh ... More >>
In this week's cover story, "Medic!," we featured the Colorado Street Medics, an international network of activists with more than forty years of history. Much of that history is recorded in Denver, where the community's first street medic museum will be launched inside the 27 Social Centre. Click ... More >>
Jennifer Rosen had an amazing array of interests. We met her in the early '80s, when she and sister Robin Chotzinoff covered a Chippendale's show: Jenny provided the photos, Robin the words. Robin went on to provide many more words as a longtime staff writer for Westword, but we always followed Jenn ... More >>
At noon today, Civic Center Park held a meager 12 protesters. It is the second home of Occupy Denver, and chances are it might not be the last, but it is this park where Charles Howe and Barbara Gawlowski are watching their 6-year-old daughter Jezebel pick up a "staple" she found in the grou ... More >>
But the artist's prank doesn't sit well with its targets.
A new film festival champions independent media.
Chicago in 1968 was a place of violence and chaos. Some activists would like to re-create those good old days.
This insurgent hip-hop crew will move you by any means necessary.
The year in unfair shares.
Starz FilmCenter in the Tivoli
Breakdown Book Collective looks for a new space and new life.
The dark side of international business oozes out in Demonlover.
Music's lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes on the shortwave radio dial.
To find truly progressive media outlets, try looking beneath the radar.
Full of Beans
Straight from the vein of avant-hardcore, the Blood Brothers gush up a big mess.
Want a(nother) romanticized speed racer? Go see The Fast and the Furious
The city's millennium celebration is no Woodstock.
Herman's GM gets back in touch with the music at the Soiled Dove.
How confusion and chaos led to a reporter's arrest -- and a First Amendment court test.
From the week of March 23
The members of Camper Van Beethoven are talking -- and touring -- again a decade after an acrimonious breakup.
THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION GIVES CONGRESSMAN SCOTT MCINNIS A CRASH COURSE IN KOREAN.