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    Tony Church - The Center Attraction

    The December 1979 opening of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' first production was billed as the "Dawn of the Denver Decade." The DCPA was going to make Denver the Rocky Mountain entertainment equivalent of New York City, with touring produ...

    by Jim Lillie on January 29, 1998
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    Clarrisa Pinkola Estes - Her Turn to Howl

    Clarissa Pinkola Estes is thinking about what story she would tell to residents of Denver in 1998. She settles on "Stone Soup," an ancient tale--but not an ancient idea. The people are starving--for soulfulness, for spirit--and they shut their d...

    by Patricia Calhoun on January 29, 1998
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    Birth of a Notion

    Depending on how you measure these things, Westword was born late one night in a college newspaper office, when starting a weekly seemed like a much better idea than typing a resume and finding a real job, or at a rugby game in Washington Park, where...

    by Patricia Calhoun on January 29, 1998
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    Noel Cunningham - Mmm, Mmm, Good Guy

    Noel Cunningham is almost too good to be true. The owner of two of the town's best restaurants, Strings and 240 Union, and the driving force behind several charities that have raised more than a million dollars in Denver, Cunningham is one of the few...

    by Kyle Wagner on January 29, 1998
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    Letters

    The Hype Report Alan Prendergast's January 22 article, "City of Hype," claims that "no other city in the world has to put up with so much drivel in the name of sports journalism." While I agree that it is ridiculous bordering on the offensive, I ...

    on January 29, 1998
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    Artsbeat

    When filming begins this week on The Closer, Tom Selleck's mid-season replacement show, the California set will be littered with Colorado memorabilia. That's because the sitcom is the first TV show since Dynasty supposedly set in Denver, and Selleck,...

    on January 29, 1998
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    Nita Gonzales - All in the Familia

    Nita Gonzales has shot her mouth off so many times--and gotten in trouble for it so many times--that she doesn't know where to start. But there was this one time at Annunciation School when she first got a taste of what lay ahead for her as one of De...

    by Harrison Fletcher on January 29, 1998
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    Paul Stewart - Urban Cowboy

    Paul Stewart, founder and curator emeritus of Denver's Black American West Museum, stands before the third group of schoolchildren he's seen today, this time at Greenlee Elementary School, where the students are mostly Hispanic. He's here for an asse...

    by T.R. Witcher on January 29, 1998
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    Dottie Lamm - The Better Half

    Dottie Lamm, currently a candidate for the U.S. Senate, is known throughout Colorado because of her husband. That may be her biggest blessing--or her biggest curse. The frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, Dottie Lamm seems likely to face ...

    by Stuart Steers on January 29, 1998
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    Sage Remington - Return of the Native

    Sage Douglas Remington marches to a different drummer. A Southern Ute drummer these days--but that's just one of the beats that's driven him over the years. Remington, 48, came to activism early in life. "My father worked very hard and taught me...

    by Steve Jackson on January 29, 1998
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    Barry Fey - The Sound and the Fury

    When Barry Fey sold his interest in the concert firm that bore his name late last summer, a lot of his competitors figured that, career-wise, he was as good as dead--but the old cuss won't lie down. Since then, the man who was Denver's most successfu...

    by Michael Roberts on January 29, 1998
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    Essie Garrett - Always on the Run

    It's a typical morning for Essie Garrett, in that she ran the five miles to her job at the Emily Griffith Opportunity School, where she has been in charge of the refrigeration department for fifteen years. As usual, she'll run back home at the end of...

    by Robin Chotzinoff on January 29, 1998
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    Twenty Years of Denver

    1977: Colorado is in the grip of a severe drought, yet permits for construction of new homes top 20,000 annually, to better accommodate the thousands of immigrants inspired by John Denver's lyrical vision of the state (1973's "Rocky Mountain High") a...

    by Kate Hawthorne on January 29, 1998
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    Off Limits

    No bull: On Tuesday, animal-rights activists--the Vegetarian Society of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Animal Defense Fund--hung what they'd promised would be a "huge" banner, but which more closely resembled a bath towel, off the 15th Street overpa...

    on January 22, 1998
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    Spam I Am - A growing number of local crusaders log on to the fight against electronic junk mail.

    Fred Elbel spends his days as a mild-mannered Littleton computer consultant and his nights in what he describes as an epic struggle. "It's a war," Elbel says, "and I'm caught up in one of the biggest battles." Elbel's enemy is unsolicited electr...

    by Scott C. Yates on January 22, 1998
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    Letters

    The Kiling Field Steve Jackson's January 15 "Murderer's Row" was a well-written article about this monster, Tom Luther. As the parent of a child who was victimized by a violent sexual predator (now residing in a Colorado prison), I found it obvio...

    on January 22, 1998
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    The Wagers of Sin - Local bookies get punished, but what about those tempting overseas operators?

    When the Jefferson County district attorney's office went after a dozen bookies from a Golden boiler-room sports-betting operation last year, the defendants contended they weren't doing anything different from those who operate supposedly legal offsh...

    by Steve Jackson on January 22, 1998
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    Trees' Company - Environmentalists gang up with--gasp!--loggers to attack the Forest Service.

    An unusual marriage of convenience between a northern Colorado environmental group and loggers could end in divorce quicker than you can say "Timber!" For the moment, however, the two sides, which have butted heads many times in the past, are united ...

    by Tony Perez-Giese on January 22, 1998
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    Someone to Lien On

    In Colorado, property-tax bills are due April 30; if they are not paid, the landowner receives a delinquent tax notice a few months later. In Denver, which has approximately 171,000 separate pieces of taxable property, about 10,000 people--just under...

    by Eric Dexheimer on January 22, 1998
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    City of Hype - Great moments in Bronco history--and hysteria.

    Smiling, frosted-haired matrons, their teeth capped in orange and blue. A naked man in a barrel making a heartfelt plea for playoff tickets. Nightly weather bulletins on the field conditions in Kansas City or Pittsburgh, pre-empting the local snow re...

    by Alan Prendergast on January 22, 1998
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