In a press release from a few years back, James W. Faber portrayed himself as a crusader on behalf of individuals who'd been defrauded. Which is interesting, not to mention ironic, given that he's just been indicted in absentia on charges that include multiple counts of (you guessed it) fraud. Get ... More >>
Where are the arts going? Where should they go? And in this economic climate, are they going anywhere at all? Tonight, three of Colorado's most creative types -- Lonnie Hanzon (of the Museum of Outdoor Arts), sculptor Marie EvB Gibbons, and Westword MasterMind Jimmy Sellars -- will chew over ... More >>
Pamela LittkyThese days, the legendary folk-rock band Fairport Convention isn't as widely known as it once was, and yet Richard Thompson, the band's most storied guitarist, is often cited as an influence by a wide range of musicians and frequently included on the short list of the most talent ... More >>
Photo by Meg LankerWilliam Ayers in front of the Cheney Center. Sorry, Dick.Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge ruled a speech by controversial professor William Ayers that the University of Wyoming tried to ban should go forward. It was a victory for Denver attorney David Lane and UW stude ... More >>
The October 18 edition of the Message dissects a confrontation at an October 2 class taught by recently fired University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill involving Heath Urie, a reporter for the Boulder Daily Camera. Among the additional developments: an article in the Campus Press, CU's online ... More >>
A CU instructor admits he's behind a pro-Ward Churchill blog known for bawdy humor and a pronounced nasty streak.
From the week of October 13, 2005
A new Manson Family movie is a bloody, gutless affair.