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2004 Stories by Caitlin Smith

Archives: 2004
  • Pharaoh Weather

    published September 9, 2004

    FRI, 9/10 Kids love to journey back to that colorful age when mummies, animal gods and pyramids were part of a kingdom along the Nile... More >>

  • Go for It

    published September 9, 2004

    SAT, 9/11 Fifteen-year-old Coloradan Zipei Feng is The Bride of the Go world, slaying twenty competitors at a time in the... More >>

  • Bacharach's Back

    published September 9, 2004

    SAT, 9/11 It's a time-proven formula: Pop plus dumb equals ka-ching. So how did Burt Bacharach, one of the most successful pop... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published September 2, 2004

    "Park Hill Loves Spinelli's Market. Thank you Jerry and Mary Ellen...from your customers, neighbors and friends," reads a sign on the wall near... More >>

  • Getting Kicky

    published August 26, 2004

    SAT, 8/28 There's probably no better locale for a cheerleading competition, an event that's generally full of perky preps, than a... More >>

  • The Beatles Continue

    published August 26, 2004

    THURS, 8/26 It was August 26, 1964, general-admission tickets were $6.60 apiece, and parents feared the worst. They were utterly... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published August 19, 2004

    SUN, 8/22 Attend today's unique African Market at Augustana Lutheran Church, and you will never again think of Africans as a... More >>

  • Griffin Laughs at D Life

    published August 12, 2004

    Comedian Kathy Griffin's days as Suddenly Susan's funny-voiced female sidekick, Vicki, may be gone -- the sitcom ended in... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published August 12, 2004

    On vacation in Vancouver, Denverites Cal Smith and David Citizen wandered into a fragrant Chinese spice shop and fell in love with the place. More... More >>

  • Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em

    published August 12, 2004

    SUN, 8/15 It's a left! And a right! And a left! And a . . . Does it seem like the body politic is reeling under the assault of the... More >>

  • Ready for Takeoff

    published July 29, 2004

    SUN, 8/1 Cirque du Soleil is dazzling, but audience members often find themselves gasping as much from the high-flying prices as from... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published July 22, 2004

    What do 'zines, pirate radio and hacking all have in common? For one thing, they all have subversive underpinnings, and for another, the folks who... More >>

  • Literary Tricks

    published July 22, 2004

    FRI, 7/23 By nature, the curved, concrete, fly-away world of skateboarding simply flips off the literary world. It's tough to imagine,... More >>

  • Cat Fever

    published July 15, 2004

    SAT, 7/17 Many Christmas mornings from my childhood stand out, but one occupies a special place. That vivid year, after the presents... More >>

  • Confronting the Past

    published July 15, 2004

    THURS, 7/15 Dramatist Martin Moran was twelve when he began a sexual relationship with an older man he'd met two years earlier at a... More >>

  • Down to Earth Music

    published July 8, 2004

    FRI, 7/9 The Mars Hill Cafe is not really a cafe, and it doesn't have much to do with the Red Planet -- although the Highland... More >>

  • Wets Up?

    published July 8, 2004

    The desire to just get wet can be overwhelming in this usually arid state. Yet not everyone wants to swallow a mouthful of chlorine -- or worse --... More >>

  • Dirty Drag

    published July 8, 2004

    THURS, 7/8 "Vulgar, raunchy, sacrilegious, disrespectful and pornographic," are just a few of the epithets that playwright David K.... More >>

  • Revving Up Cherry Creek

    published July 1, 2004

    The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is like the Lexus SUV of summer activities in metro Denver. Just as the luxurious sport-utility... More >>

  • Double Treat

    published July 1, 2004

    THURS, 7/1 Some things were made to complement each other: peanut butter and jelly, Hope and Bo on Days of Our Lives, St.... More >>

  • Can You Dig?

    published July 1, 2004

    FRI, 7/2 I've gleefully lit my share of fuses on bottle rockets, cones, pinwheels and other sulfur-spewing devices in honor of July... More >>

  • Back to the Neo-Futurists

    published June 24, 2004

    Before every performance of their Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, members of the Chicago-based theater troupe The... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published June 24, 2004

    Karen Moore is a walking fashion statement, the keeper of a personal style so strong that she's managed to shape it into a local retail temple of... More >>

  • Giant Steps

    published June 24, 2004

    SAT, 6/26 Polly Letofsky was walking on a "barren highway through a tiny town in northern Australia" when a senior citizen... More >>

  • Wild Denver

    published June 17, 2004

    TUES, 6/22 Watch out, Denverites: A new beast has roared into town. The Predator Ridge exhibit, modeled after the Samburu... More >>

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