Our totally subjective, highly opinionated, and completely practical guide to the smart, interesting, eminently useful, and downright entertaining websites coming out of Colorado today.
If there's some version of contemporary art—whether it's music, fine art, film, performance art, or something else entirely—happening in the Denver-Boulder area, Christina Kiffney's funky, arts-focused, up-to-date site will have it posted.
Theater buffs probably already know about this all-things-drama-related site, but for those who'd like to delve deeper into our city's (and other adjacent cities') sometimes-under-the-radar theater scene, this is the place to start. Its extensive list of current shows, as well as links to recent critiques, makes planning a night out at the theater a pleasure.
The Post's John Moore offers easily digestible critiques and descriptions of local shows as well as relevant news items, trend pieces, and, every so often, a good old-fashioned rant: "It's the oddest and most exasperating thing I come across in my job, and I come across it every day: Red- (and blue-) blooded Americans insisting on spelling 'theater' according to the British spelling: 'TheatRE.' "
Frenetic design aside, this informative site—a complement to the organization's magazine—is a jewel for Colorado's grassroots music scene. Posting concert dates, band profiles, reviews, MP3s, and columns, the site offers previews of bands you don't even know you like yet.