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2004 Stories by Ernie Tucker

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  • West Side Story

    published December 16, 2004

    Tony Garcia is acutely aware of the irony that his play about Denver's Mexican experience is being performed at Auraria's stellar auditorium.... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published December 9, 2004

    SAT, 12/11 Next to Santa's workshop, could any place on earth be more magical to a kid at Christmas time than the Hammond's Candies... 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 >>

  • Calling All Kids

    published November 18, 2004

    THURS, 11/18 Things have been pretty tough for Melo. Depression. Inability to breathe. Anger. And that all came before anything... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published November 11, 2004

    The gift-giving season draws nigh, so sound the battle cry and dig in: Shop early and shop often! After all, frenzy can be fun, especially when... 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 >>

  • Reel Democracy

    published October 28, 2004

    A surprising number of viewers have witnessed Michael Moore's jowly pokes at the Bush administration in Fahrenheit 9/11. While the... 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 >>

  • Orange Crush

    published October 7, 2004

    SAT, 10/9 Anyone itching to launch a pumpkin 4,000 feet might still qualify for the Punkin Chunkin world championship in Delaware next... More >>

  • A Tasty Treat for Dog Owners

    published September 30, 2004

    FRI, 10/1 Dogs are only as good as their trainers. That's why the Association of Pet Dog Trainers is unleashing its Rally Obedience... More >>

  • The Taming of the Busker

    published September 16, 2004

    FRI, 9/17 Strolling the Pearl Street Mall in the early 1980s, it wasn't uncommon to come across groups of jugglers performing... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • When Irish Eyes Are Flashing

    published September 2, 2004

    FRI, 9/3 Irish expatriates must yearn for many features of their homeland: the fierce winds and breathtaking beauty of the Cliffs of... 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 >>

  • Talking Shop

    published July 29, 2004

    Silvana Vukadin-Hoitt is a woman of the world. The German-born Bosnian speaks four languages and has been there, done that, and still hasn't grown... 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • Action-Musical

    published July 1, 2004

    TUES, 7/6 When longtime Denver resident Dennis Law isn't working at the University of Colorado, he might be found negotiating with... More >>

  • Beam Me Up

    published May 27, 2004

    Ever hear of something called the Sundance Film Festival, a little gathering that Bob Redford started up in the hills of Utah a few decades ago?... More >>

  • Get a Move On

    published May 20, 2004

    SAT, 5/22 As Karl Marx said, revolution is not a fixed, static phenomenon; it's a perpetual and ever-evolving process. So it makes... More >>

  • Dumpster Divas

    published April 22, 2004

    FRI, 4/23 "My mission is to make something new out of an old piece of crap that nobody wanted anymore and to bring forth genius --... More >>

  • Word Out

    published April 22, 2004

    FRI, 4/23 El Centro Su Teatro's annual Neruda Poetry Festival and Barrio Slam events are all about instilling a new appreciation for... More >>

  • Can Elway Save CU?

    published April 1, 2004

    John Elway to the rescue! The former Broncos quarterback has been offered the head coaching job at the More >>

  • Home Turf

    published March 25, 2004

    SAT, 3/27 Things have gone considerably better for John Elway's Arena Football League team in its second year. Heading into tonight's... More >>

  • Rollin', Rollin'

    published March 18, 2004

    SUN, 3/21 Cyclists throughout the state know Team Evergreen as the club that, among other things, assembles the annual... More >>

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