Colorado Creatives

100 Colorado Creatives: Reflections on an arts journalist's year well-spent

I've been at Westword for a long time, and during that two-decade stretch, my job description has changed and morphed. But in the present, I'm enjoying a renaissance of pure, unabashed fandom. This professional pastime reached a pinnacle for me in 2013 as I curated the 100 Colorado Creatives blog series, which gave me a chance to showcase a diverse milieu of artists and creatives in all disciplines, people whose fascinating and kaleidoscopic replies to similar questions have kept me -- and, I hope, my constituents -- intellectually satisfied and appreciative of what Denver has to offer. And it's also been interesting at year-end to look back on all of those strong personalities and creative thinkers -- read on for a sampler.

See also: 100 Colorado Creatives: 100-51

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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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