A celebration for poetry, literacy and literature: We like that

Colorado selected its first poet laureate in 1919. And today, 100 years later, another poet laureate was announced by Gov. Jared Polis: Bobby LeFebre, who is a talented poet, performance artist, writer (of many genres, including the play Northside), member of the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs, and on and on. I attended the announcement, …

Meetings in July for the proposed settlement involving Denver’s homeless

Yesterday, I ate lunch at a restaurant in Capitol Hill. I brought this week’s Westword with me for reading material. When I settled in, I opened the magazine, and there was a flyer that really caught my eye. It was headed: ”Important notice to all persons who may be affected by the potential settlement of the …