This week's cover story, "Competitive skiing kept Army veteran Joel Hunt from going downhill," details the story of Hunt, who in a five-year span has gone from being a recently discharged Iraq war veteran struggling with debilitating injuries to a pro skier with a shot at the 2014 Paralympics in Rus ... More >>
Retired Marine sergeant Christian Ellis has turned his tour of duty in Iraq and the aftermath of returning home with post-traumatic stress disorder into an opera titled Fallujah. This is the first opera based on the war, and offers startling, musical insight into the mind of a vet struggling with PT ... More >>
"Come home."Today, President Barack Obama, who's due back in Denver next week after a visit late last month, announced the end of the Iraq war, more or less, with the vast majority of U.S. troops due out before 2011 bids adieu. Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet quickly released ... More >>
Ex-punk-rock stripper Lily Burana does it for her country.
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
The town of Frisco is making lemonade with its pine-beetle lemons.
Tuesday, September 16, Marquis Theater, 303-292-0805.
A new theater production sings and dances through the Iraq War.
Let’s get this out of the way first; the opening hour of HBO’s Iraq war mini-series Generation Kill is tough to sit through. Not in the sense of Schindler’s List, with its sharp focus and unflinching look at the horrors of concentration camps, or Saving Private Ryan, in which we witnessed the ... More >>
Errol Morris cuts the Abu Ghraib MPs some slack in Standard Operating Procedure.
Iraq War movie Stop-Loss does its best not to mention the war.
Sleep Through the Static
Denver's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade (March Parade) is usually one of the largest King parades in the country. But the festivities, and the way King's message is presented, has generated debate from people who believe the holiday needs to be less of an exercise in platitudes and more ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates.
Now there's one more perk to voting Democrat: a discount on your paint job. Patrick Nesvadba, a.k.a. "Patrick the Painter," taped this sign to a LoDo lamppost recently, advertising 10 percent off to left-leaning folks. "I think it sounds like a good idea to put your money where your mouth is, to pu ... More >>
In yet another twist in the bizarre story of Marine Lance Hering, -- the 22-year-old Iraq War veteran who faked his death last August in order to avoid returning to duty -- police searched his parent’s Boulder home on Tuesday after receiving a tip from the military that he was hiding there. A poli ... More >>
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
Wednesday, December 6, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, 303-297-1772.
Inside Al-Jazeera, journalists tell a familiar story unfamiliarly.
The Bushies damn themselves in the wrenching Fahrenheit 9/11.
Fade to Bluegrass: The Bluegrass Tribute to Metallica (CMH Records)
Shock/Awe, Spark Gallery
Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the Iraq War
Escapology (Virgin)/Human Conditions (Virgin)
Easter hops into northwest Denver.