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  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Was Scott Gessler all wet to announce for governor this week? Tune into CPT tonight

    Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler had scheduled an announcement for September 17, long before floodwaters started spilling over in Colorado. So should he have cancelled what would turn out to be his gubernatorial kickoff once he found out that much of the state would soon be underwater? Tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Bee People film encourages people to get "bee fever"

    Bees have been stung with something of a bad reputation, but they make a big contribution to life on earth by pollinating plants. And the people behind the documentary Bee People are out to prove that bees deserve a better image....and a better chance at survival. See also: - The Brown Palace is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Are you a whole man or a well woman? This weekend's expos can help you decide

    Need to check in with your physical and mental health? Tomorrow, September 8, the Whole Man Expo invites men (and women) of all ages to sit in on lectures regarding male well-being at the Cable Center. Coincidentally, just a few blocks away at Porter Adventist Hospital, the Women's Expo is happening ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Newt Gingrich joins Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum on pre-caucus campaign trail

    When last we spoke with Colorado Republican Party head Ryan Call about the February 7 Colorado caucuses, he noted that Newt Gingrich had not scheduled any state events. But that's changed. At this hour, Gingrich is scheduled at a west-side rally, with another assembly juxtaposing him and Rick Santor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Colorado Winefest, Music and Martinis, Taste of the Nation all tonight

    ​There's an embarrassment of riches at tonight's booze-and-food-filled events: Colorado Winefest, a sister event of the Colorado Mountain Winefest, lands at Northfield Stapleton today and continues through Saturday, June 11, with tastes from Colorado wineries and local restaurants, plus wine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Patio parties, Boulder SourFest, tea and chocolate and more on this week's culinary calendar

    ​The second annual Boulder SourFest is sold out (again), but there's plenty more taking place this week, including Triple Crown festivities, Pints for Pussycats and much more. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    Turns out gay weddings are pretty much the same as straight weddings

    Chris Parente (left) and his partner, Jacob Pacheo participated in a mock wedding. ​It's a consistent argument against gay marriage that it just ain't natural, that gays are in some way deviant and that to allow them to wed would be a corruption of the very fabric of society. The GLBT Wedding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    John Hickenlooper hosts economic development meeting in Denver: Bottoms up!

    Hickenlooper.​Governor John Hickenlooper is revving up his eco-devo engine. Last month, he toured Colorado for four days, holding confabs in eight towns; Denver gets its turn today, at a Bottom-Up Economic Development Meeting at the Cable Center at the University of Denver. And have we got som ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    December 21, 2009

    Top 10 most popular nightlife slideshows of 2009

    ​It's about damn time this year ended. But before it does, we're taking a look back at your favorite stories and photos of 2009. Here, the ten most popular slideshows from the Backbeat blog.

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    The Week Ahead: A threepeat for East

    Yes, the Nuggets are advancing, but Colorado can already claim a real winning team: the East High Constitutional Scholars, who just won the We the People contest in Washington, D.C. -- for the third year running. The high schoolers are already preparing to make it four in a row, but should be availa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Signs of the times

    The Rocky Mountain News sign came off the Denver Newspaper Agency building (and how long will it have that name?) on Sunday. But this speedy erasing of the past didn't extend to the Sunday Denver Post, which included numerous reminders of the two papers pairing to promote a charitable endeavors, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    The week ahead: immigration and political emigration

    Bill Ritter. Politicos across Colorado are brushing up their resumes and trading rumors about who's going to Washington to join the Barack Obama administration -- and some are looking either further afield. This morning, Governor Bill Ritter will announce an economic-development mission to Japan a ... More >>

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Center Stage

    One of Denver's least-understood media projects gets ready for its close-up.