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Awards

  • 2009 - Best of the West/First Amendment Funding, Inc., published June 19, 2008

    "Curtain Call"

  • 2009 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published March 6, 2008

    "Stand and Deliver"

  • 2009 - Society of Professional Journalists/Colorado Chapter, published March 6, 2008

    "Stand and Deliver"

  • 2008 - Maggies: The Magazine Awards of Western Publishing, published April 5, 2007

    "An Uphill Battle"

  • 2007 - James Beard Journalism Awards/The James Beard Foundation, published December 21, 2006

    "Life of the Party"

  • 2006 - Bert Greene Award/International Association of Culinary Professionals, published January 27, 2005

    "Word of Mouth"

2004 Stories by Adam Cayton-Holland

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  • Salsa Picante!

    published December 30, 2004

    Leave it to those rock stars at National Public Radio to show us how to throw down on New Year's Eve. This year, NPR will celebrate not only the... More >>

  • Free Weights

    published December 30, 2004

    THURS, 12/30 A good friend of mine living in New York City opted to join the YMCA instead of a real gym. He didn't have the money, he... More >>

  • What's So Funny

    published December 23, 2004

    Who journeyed to Denver, who died in Denver, who came back to Denver and waited in vain, who watched over Denver and brooded and loned in... More >>

  • Calling All Collectors

    published December 23, 2004

    People collect the oddest things: photographs of WWII bombings of Papua New Guinea, salt shakers, monk figurines. Despite the time, effort and... More >>

  • Aurora Goes Retro

    published December 23, 2004

    The phrase "Suburban Empire" conjures a wealth of ideas: It could be the title of a spectacularly sick and twisted violent video game making its... More >>

  • What's So Funny

    published December 16, 2004

    You know what police officers are really good at? Shooting minorities. It's uncanny. And nobody does it better than the Denver Police... More >>

  • Lindsay Lohan

    published December 16, 2004

    There's a scene in Mean Girls where Lindsay Lohan's character lip-syncs at a talent show with her beslutted Plastics. The music suddenly... More >>

  • Personality Plus

    published December 16, 2004

    THURS, 12/16 If I had an alter ego, she would be sporty. Very sporty. Extreme-sports sporty. I'd snowboard (very sporty for a... More >>

  • Brown's in Town

    published December 16, 2004

    FRI, 12/17 Most people are only familiar with the work of Greg Brown because of the impact it's had on a wide variety of more... More >>

  • What's So Funny

    published December 9, 2004

    Like the climactic scene in a teen movie where the homely girl's glasses are removed, her hair primped and her lips liberally beglossed, the new,... More >>

  • Real Film

    published December 9, 2004

    Any film geek worth his weight in black-framed glasses knows the joy of sitting in a dark theater listening to the whir of the projector. The... More >>

  • Wilderness Witness

    published December 9, 2004

    SAT, 12/11 John B. Weller's love affair began on an innocent date. Four years ago, the Boulder resident returned to the Great... More >>

  • The World's Sport

    published December 2, 2004

    In 1986, Jack Kemp spoke out before the United States Congress against a resolution backing an American bid to host the World Cup. "I think it is... More >>

  • First Comic Touring

    published December 2, 2004

    John Heffron is doing his best to enjoy a rare day off at his home in Los Angeles, but it's proving rather difficult. At the tail end of an... More >>

  • Angels in the City

    published December 2, 2004

    SUN, 12/5 For someone like Richard Nelson, who grew up in the small northeast-plains town of Peetz, Colorado, East High must have... More >>

  • King Pin

    published November 11, 2004

    On a list of the sexiest sports, bowling would probably rank pretty low. Lucky Strike Lanes, which recently opened at 500 East 16th Street... More >>

  • Heart of Glass

    published November 11, 2004

    THURS, 11/11 Three young composers, just out of music school and trying to make it in New York during the mid-'80s, took to meeting... More >>

  • Wilco

    published November 4, 2004

    There's nothing better than having your frontman fuck up in public, especially when your band is about to release a new album. Jason Stollsteimer... More >>

  • Viva La Diversidad

    published November 4, 2004

    SAT, 11/6 When the Denver School of the Arts opened its new facility in 2003, administrators decided that what they had was too... More >>

  • Kirtan Call

    published November 4, 2004

    SAT, 11/6 Yoga is all about how you breathe, says Kirtan chant leader Dave Stringer: "If you have no awareness of breath,... More >>

  • Tell You What

    published October 28, 2004

    SAT, 10/30 The Billy Nayer Show, a New York City-based band, has created bizarre story-driven rock for more than a decade. But... More >>

  • Baroque and Roll

    published October 28, 2004

    FRI, 10/29 To truly appreciate Red Priest, you really must transport yourself to Baroque times -- when Handel and Bach were... More >>

  • Laugh Along With Mitch

    published October 21, 2004

    Fifteen years into his standup comedy career, Mitch Hedberg is experiencing a span of pseudo-fame that rock bands who make it big must pine... More >>

  • Uplifting Charity

    published October 21, 2004

    I have never donated my bra to anything. Not even to the Village Idiot, my friends' New York honky-tonk with a time-honored tradition of demanding... More >>

  • Gorilla, Run

    published October 21, 2004

    SAT, 10/23 In 1987, only 248 mountain gorillas remained in the wild, in Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Subject... More >>

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