Who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball? Jackie Robinson, of course. Larry Doby and Hank Thompson, two other black ball players who joined the majors in 1947, aren't remembered as well, although they experienced the same brutal racism that Robinson did. And although Robinson ... More >>
Denver blog posts aren't wearing down as the season goes on. Denver Stiffs' Jeffrey Morton previews tonight's Nuggets-Spurs game -- and wonders who'll actually play in it. Colorado Peak Politics considers the possible political repercussions should Colorado Parks and Wildlife go forward with a pla ... More >>
Spike Lee's films always carry a social message, but his mastery of aesthetics and storytelling usually transcend any political bias. Yet just like the jazz score in a Woody Allen flick, or obscure pop culture references in one of Quentin Tarantino's little treasures, there inevitably comes a point ... More >>
Denver Center Theatre Company Artistic Director Kent Thompson has chosen his 2012-13 lineup. It contains some safe choices, some doubtless designed to appeal to high schoolers, the requisite Christmas show (not A Christmas Carol this time, but White Christmas), two scripts selected from this year's ... More >>
AFA chapel.Yesterday, a judge rejected arguments made in a lawsuit opposing an Air Force Academy prayer luncheon. The 11:30 a.m. event is underway at this writing. But while Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, a plaintiff in the suit, is disappointed by the ruling, h ... More >>
Just over ten years ago, local filmmaker and stage director donnie l. betts took a chance on radio drama, a medium some might deem obsolete, by reviving the works of Richard Durham, whose long run of live radio theater programs profiled cultural and historical African-American figures beginning in t ... More >>
Rosa Parks didn't surrender to discrimination and take a different bus. So why should Steve Horner go to a different bar?
Some very Nobel intentions pay off.
The Last Good Season hits a homer
Four new discs show that reggae is bigger than just one mon.
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
The return of the timeless rhythms of baseball helps us regain our balance.
Aviva Kempner aims high with a tribute to Hank Greenberg.
Colorado sports went on a downhill slide in '99.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to The Forum As a Forum graduate, I agree with both sides of Steve Jackson's story on Landmark Education Corporation ("It Happens," April 11). I definitely found value in the seminar: The Forum packages their concepts