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2004 Stories by Kity Ironton

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  • Promises, Promises

    published December 30, 2004

    Another year is about to go belly-up, and the deadline for New Year's resolutions is here. Don't bother dragging out last year's list; the last... More >>

  • Better Late

    published December 30, 2004

    TUES, 1/4 I worked for years in the retail world, where the general atmosphere always builds to an apocalyptic frenzy in December.... More >>

  • Rule the Yule

    published December 23, 2004

    There's nothing worse than awakening from a long winter's nap, rolling out of bed and discovering it's Christmas morning -- and not a creature is... More >>

  • Slide With Santa

    published December 23, 2004

    SAT, 12/25 After his all-night gift-bearing bender, Santa will cool his heels today at the Cherry Creek North ice rink -- still... More >>

  • Snowbound

    published December 16, 2004

    SAT, 12/18 All aboard for the season's first trip on the Ski Train, "a Denver tradition for generations," as general manager... More >>

  • Ho Ho Hoedown

    published December 16, 2004

    SAT, 12/18 Ever wonder what true cowboys do at Christmas? Well, then, grab your ten-gallon hat and git on down to A Chuckwagon... More >>

  • C'mon, Get Hip-Hoppy

    published December 2, 2004

    FRI, 12/3 For the past three months, Metropolitan State College's Social Action Through Art class has been studying urban arts,... 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 >>

  • The Sounds of Solstice

    published December 2, 2004

    SAT, 12/4 Neal Conan may know radio, but he can't keep a beat. The Talk of the Nation host was once a peppy percussionist who... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published November 25, 2004

    FRI, 11/26 I tend to be a surreptitious shopper, sliding quietly through stores like a sylph on a mission, waiting for an item to... More >>

  • Following Suit

    published November 18, 2004

    THUR, 11/18 José Mercado knew his second big show at North High School was gonna have to be good. Last year, the actor... More >>

  • Voices Carry

    published November 18, 2004

    SAT, 11/20 Harmony: A Colorado Chorale has something sing about. When the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of... 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 >>

  • Art of Chance

    published November 11, 2004

    FRI, 11/12 When Brandon Borchert plays Powerball, he is always a winner. Borchert is a Denver artist who has developed a master... More >>

  • Time Travel

    published November 4, 2004

    SAT, 11/6 Photographer Robert Doisneau, who likened his art to a fisherman's catch, loved Paris more than anyone possibly could, and... More >>

  • He Made It

    published November 4, 2004

    SUN, 11/7 From jingle slinger to jazz balladeer, Barry Manilow has proved to be mercilessly enduring. But seriously, how can... More >>

  • Meals That Heal

    published October 28, 2004

    THURS, 10/28 So it's a Thursday night, and you've got some extra green burning a hole in your pocket. What is there to do? Well, if... 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 >>

  • Reading, Writing, Rock

    published October 14, 2004

    TUES, 10/19 Lollapalooza died a quick and quiet death this summer, a victim of sluggish ticket sales and growing apathy toward the... More >>

  • The Boy on the Bus

    published October 7, 2004

    Al Gore may have fathered it and Google may be its master, but Drew Massey hopes to be the Internet's newest pop-culture icon, thanks to his... More >>

  • Real Life

    published October 7, 2004

    FRI, 10/8 I remember spending glorious afternoons at my grandmother's house as a child, thumbing through yellowing issues of... More >>

  • Memorable Spin

    published September 30, 2004

    FRI, 10/1 As a kid, I hated, hated Lakeside Amusement Park. It probably had something to do with the early trauma of riding... More >>

  • Hop-Heads Unite

    published September 30, 2004

    THURS, 9/30 Q: What's the connection between English artist Ralph Steadman and a microbrew called Broken Keg Ice Bock? A: Both will be... More >>

  • Mambo Italiano

    published September 23, 2004

    SAT, 9/25 One of the big-city touches that Denver has always had down cold is the tradition of the downtown street fair. If nothing... More >>

  • Classroom Rebels

    published September 23, 2004

    WED, 9/29 Rebels Remembered, a compelling chronicle of the civil-rights movement in Denver, overflows with heroes and... More >>

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