In 1971, 34-year-old Sue Miller had a great modeling career, a husband and three children -- and breast cancer. While shopping for a prosthetic, Miller was asked if she would model for a fashion show. Angry at first, she decided to take the job, and found other cancer survivors to join her on the r ... More >>
Spring might not yet be in the air, but at least it's on the March calendar. To help you shake off that case of cabin fever, check out these five fashion shows and events that should have you thinking spring. See also: Meet the 2014 Masterminds: Lisa Ramfjord Elstun, fashion/design
When Ann Bolinger-McQuade went to get a mammogram in 1986, she wasn't prompted by her doctor or any signals from the rational world. She was prompted by pure intuition, which turned out to be correct: She had breast cancer. Due to early detection, though, the cancer was treatable. Bolinger-McQuade's ... More >>
These days, there are plenty of breast cancer fundraisers, as well there should be: It's a great cause. But so far as Carla Gurovich knows, there's never been one quite like Two Topless Miles, at which breast cancer survivors and their friends, family and supporters will be able to take off their s ... More >>
Race for the Cure.For many years, the regional Planned Parenthood headquarters was Westword's neighbor, and we had a front-row seat for the picketers who harassed employees of an organization that does so much more than providing abortion services.
For every parent out there worried about pedophilia, Doug Stanhope offers a reassurance: In all likelihood, nobody wants to fuck your kid. That bit is up there on the list of incredibly offensive Stanhope material, but it's by no means all there is; over the course of his twenty-year career, ... More >>
Buds for Boobies, taking place at 7 p.m. tonight at the Boulder Theater, is among the season's most unusual fundraisers -- a medical-marijuana-themed decorative bra auction, with proceeds earmarked for breast-cancer research. But it's also a music-filled educational symposium arguing that MMJ ... More >>
Next month, Alicia Vargo, the proprietress of Pampered Passions Fine Lingerie in Englewood, will open a new outpost of her much-lauded house of bras and panties with an unlikely address and a noble cause. The boutique, to be called Pampered Passions Care Wear, will cater to the needs of women who've ... More >>
Fighting breast cancer in style.On March 13, Colorado natives Mackenzie Bell, Page Kelley, Jeremy Rubingh, Allie Shafner, Alison Friedman and Laura Yale loaded a pink RV with their gear, a set of fake boobs and breast cancer information and headed for Steamboat with the goal of skiing every C ... More >>
The official ride of breast cancer awareness.Goofy-looking Texans on spring break at Colorado ski resorts will have a tough time standing out next week. While a jeans and cowboy hat getup will draw some finger-pointing, it's got nothing on a band of pink cape-wearing, fake boob-carrying phila ... More >>
Boobs and beer -- what's not to love in that combination? Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, presents the Boobs & Brews Dinner, a Breast Cancer Month fundraiser featuring Wynkoop beers and a one-night-only menu of seasonal dishes.The dinner, which starts at 6:30, costs $55; call 303-2 ... More >>
Since this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is overflowing with events to support breast-cancer causes. The most delicious event, though, will definitely be Cook for the Case, tonight at Kimball Distributing, 1400 West Third Avenue, and billed as "a delicious way to help fight the ba ... More >>
Breakfast! It's what's for dinner! That's the siren song of this year's Breakfast for Boobs, a benefit to battle breast cancer. The fundraiser, which takes place on Sunday, April 18 from to 5 to 8 p.m. at Hot Cakes Diner, 1400 E. 18th Ave., is hosted by the Denver chapter of Ladies United for ... More >>
Photo by Michael RobertsJay Marvin at home in June, before his epic surgery.Earlier today, Jay Marvin appeared on the AM 760 program he used to host with David Sirota, who's been named his permanent replacement. And those who missed hearing it may not get another chance to catch him on the ou ... More >>
Put your money where your mouth is tonight at the annual Simmer & Stir for the Cure, which runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Kimball Distributing, 1400 West Third Avenue. The $30 ticket gets you in the door for chef demonstrations, wine tastings and more; all proceeds will benefit breast-cance ... More >>
During October, Village Tavern ,at 1 West Flatiron Crossing Drive in Broomfield, is marking the 25th anniversary of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by serving up special Hope-tini cocktails to raise money for breast cancer research. "People are definitely interested," says John Davis, Villag ... More >>
Well wishes are due to Elana Rogers, who was recently diagnosed with IDC breast cancer. Last month, the young singer-songwriter underwent a double masectomy and had four of her sentinel lymph nodes removed. Fortunately, the surgery went well and Rogers now appears to be on her way to making a full r ... More >>
The Candy Girls were systematically working our way around the chocolate shops, bakeries and specialty candy makers of Denver when we stumbled upon Big Fat Cupcake, 129 Adams Street. While the uniquely flavored, award-winning cupcakes drew us in, it was shop-owner Kathleen Nevin's mission to donate ... More >>
Spring forward at Fashion Denvers latest market.
LUPEC's Breakfast for Boobs raises cash to fight cancer.
Catch a hottie at this Susan G. Komen benefit.
Tuesday, April 18, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Stories on Stage returns with more forgotten lore.
Hybrid styles fill the Mizel Center, and pure abstraction stars at Havu.
Bras for the Cause raises money for breast cancer
The Global Walker returns to Colorado
Louie and Ophelia grapples with mature commitment
Monica Janzen had a great voice, a solid band and a new record. She also had breast cancer.
This week's local music pick.
Former Visotcky employees sound off.
When a doctor makes a rare but horrible mistake, who should bear the scars?
Can bone-marrow transplants save breast-cancer patients? There's little middle ground in the debateand lots of uncharted territory.
October 22 - 28. 1998
WHEN MEGAN JONES ASKED HER INSURANCE COMPANY TO PAY FOR HER CANCER TREATMENT, SHE FOUND TRUTH WAS AT A PREMIUM.
A DISPUTE OVER AIDS TESTING ENSNARES A HEALTH OFFICIAL FROM COLORADO SPRINGS.
Hacks at work