Luis Valdez, whose Christmas play La Pastorela just opened at Denver's Su Teatro, first met Cesar Chavez when he was six, growing up among the migrant workers of Delano, California, where the United Farm Workers movement took root in the nonviolent strikes and grape boycotts of the '60s and '70s. ... More >>
The new selection for One Book, One Denver won't be revealed officially until September 4. But in the August 2 Off Limits, we reported that Enrique's Journey definitely had the inside track -- and now there are many more clues that this book, which grew out of a Los Angeles Times series by Colorado ... More >>
The brand new History Colorado Center opens on Saturday. Last week, in my column about the wonderfully-designed museum, I pointed out how poor the two debut shows, Colorado Stories and Destination Colorado, are. Rather than trying to elevate the discussion, the museum and History Colorado chief oper ... More >>
Update: The State Board of Education has approved new standards for charter school authorizers -- the school districts and one quasi-state agency that approve new charter schools. But the standards aren't mandatory. As the Colorado Department of Education's Amy Anderson tell us, state board members ... More >>
Rollie Heath.The Denver blog post cooperative is open for business. Colorado Pols notes that the author of a study saying Rollie Heath's Proposition 103 would cost 119,000 jobs doesn't exactly stand behind that figure. Free Colorado's Ari Armstrong isn't sure why the response to Netflix's d ... More >>
David Stern.These Denver blog posts are built to last. Denver Stiffs' Jeffrey Morton traces the NBA lockout's roots to the last decade's NHL work stoppage Denver Infill offers an update on the modernization of the Cesar Chavez federal building. Things to Do in Denver When You're Broke: Wor ... More >>
Update: Progress is being made at the GrowHaus, as evidenced by this time-lapse of renovations in the facility's HydroFarm. But in the urban greenhouse's race to win a $50,000 grant, the road's been a bit bumpier: After rising to third place and even grazing second, GrowHaus has dropped to si ... More >>
Lawrence Hernandez likes to eat out, and likes you to pay for it.Every week we introduce you to one of life's biggest shmucks. Our latest: the Cesar Chavez Schools network. Since they began gaining steam in the late-90s, charter schools -- those independent public schools whose freedom from ... More >>
Get together with neighbors for a Great Race in miniature.
A Flickr photo We're in search of the perfect blog. Point us to any that come close. Three out of four Denver companies are allegedly going to offer raises this year. And my name is Cleopatra, Queen of Denial. (5280, with an assist from the Denver Business Journal) The founder of the Cesar ... More >>
Yes, he was against illegal immigration -- but he was also pro-Aztlan.
Busting a myth about Mexican men.
The Mexican sounds off on Mencia and the DREAM Act.
Readers weigh in on the Mexican’s logo.
From the week of 3/15/2007
A linguist’s guide to Mexican nicknames.
From the week of October 20, 2005
El Sol Que Tú Eres revisits ancient mythology with a Chicano twist.
PBS series is previewed at Starz
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
From the week of December 18, 2003
Su Teatro's Papi, Me and Cesar Chavez cultivates an audience.
Where it's always showtime
The art of the mural is alive and well in Denver.