Her life cut short after replying to a "nanny wanted" ad on Craigslist, St. Olaf student Katherine Olson, 24 is remembered by family and friends as a bright and energetic soul. Here are some pics from her Facebook memorial page.
Machine Gun Blues, Ghost Buffalo, Mr. Pacman, the Nicotine Fits played the Bluebird last weekend -- the final show for Machine Gun Blues. It was, as these pictures testify, appropriately raucous. And shirtless. Photos by John Solomon.
New Work by Jae Ko, Slice by Terry Maker, and In the Viewing Room: Gibson + Recoder and Creighton Michael are on view at Robischon Gallery through December 29. 50 Ways To Fall In Love by Pard Morrison is on view at Rule Gallery through January 5.
For the past year, cartoonist Kenny Be has studied the 56 delegations headed to Denver for the Democratic National Convention, and shared his research results in a weekly cartoon, "Delegating Denver." Click through to find your delegation's cartoon, and follow the links to read his trusty field...
Budding sci-fi writers, devoted readers, and other assorted geeks gathered in Denver last week for the World Science Fiction Convention, and Westword sent resident sci-fi nerd Cory Casciato to capture the scene at the convention masquerade on Friday, August 8, 2008.
Foothills Art Center marked its fortieth anniversary last Friday, and to honor that milestone, the institution is presenting XL: Forty Years on the Frontier of Art, which runs through the end of the month. See photos of the art here, and read Michael Paglia's review of the show here.
A chronicle in picture form of some of the SXSW live acts you could have caught on Wednesday, March 18, if only you had been in Austin, TX. And really, why weren't you? Featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Aqualung, The Dicks, and more. PHOTOS BY MARK C. AUSTIN