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  • Experience Denver: Budget theater

    Experience Denver: Budget theater

    You don’t have to pay hundreds of dollars to enjoy the power of live theater. In fact, there are a lot of great local theater companies offering amazing shows for less than the cost of going to a movie. It’s a fantastic way to find a few of those hidden gems found throughout the city of Denver. You...
  • Experience Denver: Upcoming theater productions

    Experience Denver: Upcoming theater productions

    There are several fantastic productions popping up in theaters all over the Denver metro area this summer. From powerful dramas to silly comedies and classic musicals, there is a little something for everyone – even the kids. So turn off the television and step out to catch any of these wonderful...
  • The Mile High 24 Play Festival: Creating eight one-act plays in 24 hours

    The Mile High 24 Play Festival: Creating eight one-act plays in 24 hours

    Eight Playwrights, eight directors and more than 24 actors will gather on one day to create eight, one-act plays in 24 hours. It’s an exercise in theatrical survival, one that brings together a huge community of theatre professionals throughout the Denver area to explore just what their creative...
  • South Park Music & Camping Festival line-up announced

    South Park Music & Camping Festival line-up announced

    Today the line-up, location, and events for the inaugural South Park Music and Camping Festival was announced. The three-day festival will take place over the 4th of July weekend in Fairplay, Colorado to celebrate music, art, and the legalization of marijuana. Presented by Cannabis Network Radio...
  • A tale of two festivals: Denver's WMS and UMS

    A tale of two festivals: Denver's WMS and UMS

    Denver takes music seriously and the city plays host to an eclectic mix of live acts throughout the year, but the summer is when things get real. The two major Denver publications, Denver Westword and Denver Post, both throw a music festival each summer to showcase the local talent as well as...
  • Film on the Rocks 2014 summer series kicks off with Covenhoven, Ark Life

    Film on the Rocks 2014 summer series kicks off with Covenhoven, Ark Life

    It’s safe to say there are few, if any, Colorado-based bands who don’t dream of playing Red Rocks Amphitheatre in front of a massive crowd. Every summer, the popular Film on the Rocks Series (hosted by the Denver Film Society) has been giving local acts that very opportunity, allowing them to...
  • DazzleJazz serves up great music with good eats and smooth booze

    DazzleJazz serves up great music with good eats and smooth booze

    At first glance, visitors would never guess that this it is one of the premiere jazz joints in Denver. Step through the doors of DazzleJazz to music past and present, cocktails of the “Mad Men” days of the 60’s, and food that warms the soul. Dazzle offers nightly live music, spectacular service, and...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Calder's Revolvers

    Get to know a Denver band: Calder's Revolvers

    All around it seems like the soul and R&B-inspired rock band, Calder’s Revolvers, has built quite the cozy niche for themselves here in Denver. The hugely-talented group of musicians received a 2013 Best of Denver honor from Westword’s readers voting their debut album, Steady By Your Side, last...
  • John Elway's son arrested for domestic abuse, released on bond

    John Elway's son arrested for domestic abuse, released on bond

    For the Denver Broncos, the bad news won't stop. A few weeks ago, it was T.J. Ward having a warrant out following an incident at PT's Show Club in Denver, but that warrant was dropped when he appeared in court the next day. On that day, Broncos director of player personnel Matt Russell was also in...
  • Troy Tulowitzki leads NL All-Star voting, three Colorado Rockies lead positions

    Troy Tulowitzki leads NL All-Star voting, three Colorado Rockies lead positions

    The Colorado Rockies don't lead the NL West, but they are ahead in one department; popularity. At 28-26, Colorado is experiencing one of its five hottest starts – through May – in franchise history, but they're still staring up at the San Francisco Giants, who are the NL's best at 36-19. Meanwhile...
  • MLS All-Star Game voting open; eight Colorado Rapids eligible

    MLS All-Star Game voting open; eight Colorado Rapids eligible

    With the Major League Soccer season in full swing, voting has opened for the annual All-Star Game. And for Colorado Rapids fans, this is an opportunity to get involved and get your favorite players in the action. Of the 152 MLS players nominated to the ballot by the media, there are eight eligible...
  • Voodoo Comedy Playhouse brings plenty of laughs to the heart of LoDo

    Voodoo Comedy Playhouse brings plenty of laughs to the heart of LoDo

    Fans of stand-up comedy already know where to go to get their funny fix in Denver. With a few great comedy clubs scattered throughout the city, there are several places to visit for those well-known national acts, weekly open-mic nights and a variety of local and veteran comics. Fans of improv...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Fox Street Allstars

    Get to know a Denver band: Fox Street Allstars

    Eric Low is the drummer in the soulful, funk-infused rock band Fox Street Allstars, and he also just might be the biggest fan of the Denver music scene. He loves the opportunities the local music scene offers so much that he hijacked this exclusive interview to discuss his passion for the Colorado...
  • Get to know a Denver band: Thief River

    Get to know a Denver band: Thief River

    A little bit punk, a little country western, and very rock 'n' roll, the Denver quintet Thief River can’t be defined by a single genre. One thing is for certain, and that is this band makes some killer rock tunes. Ultimately, Thief RIver is a band made up of five hard-working guys who seem to be in...
  • Get to know a Denver band: The Jekylls

    Get to know a Denver band: The Jekylls

    Indie musicians are often viewed as dark, tortured artists which allows them to create beautiful, deep music. The Jekylls, Westword Music Award nominee in the indie pop category, are not those brooding types. Spirited, fun-loving jokesters, The Jekylls make a clear case for why upbeat, early '60s...
  • Local theaters heat things up: 5 Live plays to see in Denver this June

    Local theaters heat things up: 5 Live plays to see in Denver this June

    There are a lot of local theater companies throughout the Denver area working hard to bring some new choices to your summertime entertainment this year. From well-known favorites to big musicals and even a free show for the whole family, there is a lot to get excited about in the month of June. Why...
  • Big J. Beats talks about nostalgia, his new project and how he lays down a beat

    Big J. Beats talks about nostalgia, his new project and how he lays down a beat

    Big J. Beats is one of the most animated and enticing live beat cultivators out there. His vigor on stage is so palpable that every single body in a room will be moving upon his command. Translating that energy into a recorded project is quite the challenge, one that Big J. executes effortlessly...
  • Film on the Rocks is back: Here's the full schedule for 2014

    Film on the Rocks is back: Here's the full schedule for 2014

    Nothing says summer in Colorado like the annual Red Rocks Film on the Rocks series presented by the Denver Film Society. Every year the most beautiful amphitheater in the world brings some awesome movies to its unique outdoor screen, combines it with a few hot bands and creates the perfect Colorado...
  • Five exciting exhibits coming this summer to Denver

    Five exciting exhibits coming this summer to Denver

    When the weather heats up and you are looking for some fun activities to enjoy, the many amazing museums in Denver are always a great way to go. This summer, several local museums have some very exciting special exhibitions open for a limited time. From contemporary art to the history of aviation...
  • Colorado Rockies top 5 best starts through May and what it means

    Colorado Rockies top 5 best starts through May and what it means

    2014 is shaping up to be a special season for the Colorado Rockies. At least, it has that possibility. Why? Because Colorado started the season hot – going 16-12 in the month of April – and have followed that up with an 11-11 May to this point. Due to a few recent losses, the Rockies fell from...
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