Margaret Tobin Brown was not the perky, Debbie Reynolds-like character from The Unsinkable Molly Brown. In fact, she was not even known as Molly when she lived in Denver. The "Indomitable Mrs. James J. Brown" might have been a better nickname, since despite being snubbed by this city's society maven ... More >>
For the updated version of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will kick off the new Denver Center Theatre Company season this fall, the DCTC has cast Beth Malone, an unsinkable Colorado native, in the starring role. Malone began her career as a teenager playing roles at the Country Dinner Playhouse a ... More >>
One of my great guilty pleasures, How the West Was Won, came on very early Sunday morning. I first saw this star-studded blockbuster as a kid at a drive-in movie in northern Illinois, and its Cinerama scenery fueled an early obsession with the West. Fifty years after its release, much of the movie's ... More >>
Mrs. J. J. Brown was never known as Molly. She cared much more about helping the poor in turn-of-the-last-century Denver than she did with crashing what passed for high society. She did not strip to her corset while rowing lifeboat #6 after the sinking of the Titanic, although she kept the group goi ... 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 >>
Sure, there are Martians living under Denver International Airport, and the New World Order has concentration camps there. Still, all the conspiracy theories about DIA don't hold a candelabra to the flotilla of rumors floating around the hundredth anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. And we're not ju ... More >>
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THE CITY IS UP TO ITS NECK IN THE OLD ELITCH'S--AND NOW IT'S CLAMMING UP.QUEASY RIDERS THE BATTLE OVER THE OLD ELITCH'S THROWS A CITY COUNCILMAN--AND HIS CONSTITUENTS--FOR A LOOP.