"The theme of my story is about walking the Phoenix fire -- sometimes you have to die to get free," says LadySpeech Sankofa. "I'm really going to be speaking to my struggles as woman and a black woman and a lot of the things that I've survived." As part of In Her Own Words: Stories from Our Journey ... More >>
The flash flooding in Manitou Springs, which killed one person, left a woman missing and caused thus-far unestimated damage -- has dominated the news in the Colorado Springs area, and rightly so. But even as nature displayed its fury, a gunman demonstrated shocking violence of his own. Police are s ... More >>
Before Colorado farmers can plant industrial hemp, the state Department of Agriculture must come up with a way to register and inspect their crops. To help establish those regulations, lawmakers authorized the creation of a nine-member advisory committee. The members of that committee have been cho ... More >>
On the Schmuck of the Week beat, figuring out who's the schmuck turns out to be more of a challenge than it might seem at first blush. The arrest of Fountain police officer Daniel Barkus on a stalking charge is a case in point. Based on the information that's surfaced thus far, it's difficult to te ... More >>
The city of Denver is known for its various species of beer geeks, outdoor enthusiasts and sports fans, but the varied climate of the Denver music scene cultivates a diverse cluster of fans, from metal heads to hippies to Juggalos. Here, in the first of several chapters in our handy field guide, you ... More >>
Ticketing for the Great American Beer Festival, run through Ticketmaster, got off to a rocky start yesterday during a pre-sale for Brewers Association and American Homebrewers Association members -- many of whom were shut out from a Saturday afternoon session that is designed just for them. Sales to ... More >>
Crabtree Brewing in Greeley has announced that it is moving and expanding in order to make more Eclipse, Oatmeal Stout, Ginger Bee and -- hopefully -- its GABF award-winning Berliner Weisse. The brewery will hold a grand opening at the new location, 2961 29th Street, on Wednesday, August 8 at 4 p.m. ... 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 >>
Hendrickson.Two years ago, I wrote about the tragic death of eighteen-year-old Whitney deMoraes Hendrickson, who died in a freak accident caused by a reckless driver at a gas pump in Colorado Springs, and the remarkable tributes to her short but eventful life that followed. Now one local arti ... More >>
Photo courtesy Xterra Mountain ChampionshipJosiah Middaugh, from Vail, won the Xterra Mountain Championships triathlon at Beaver Creek on SaturdayYou don't want to go up against a local in a race like the Xterra Mountain Championship at Beaver Creek: On Saturday Vail's Josiah Middaugh set a n ... More >>
Wayne Williams.Earlier this week, we told you about a lawsuit against Westminster's medical-marijuana dispensary ban, which attorney Sean McAllister hopes will serve as a test case to challenge all such prohibitions in Colorado. But the prospect of litigation isn't stopping municipalities fro ... More >>
A Flickr photoThis week, on top of the usual wine dinners and cooking classes, there are classes on preserving your summer harvest, the continuation of Empire Lounge & Restaurant's Jim & Julia Dinner Series, and much more. Here's a sampling of what's on the culinary calendar menu:
Capsule reviews of current exhibits
Conceptual art sets the stage at BMoCA.
Majestic vistas from the state's glorious past are on view at David Cook.
Tracy Felix provides an idiosyncratic take on the scenery out West.
¡El Conquistador! takes us into the brave new world of Thaddeus Phillips.
Camera works are celebrated in shows at the William Havu, Walker and Sandy Carson galleries.
Don Goede is in a New York state of mind.
The 2003-2004 art season has only just begun.
Forget those lazy days of summer. Coloradans like to push themselves -- right to the top.
Beauty is in the eye of many beholders at the Foothills Art Center.
Painterly solos are now on display at Carson-Masuoka and Pirate.
Winter gardens grow in nature-based exhibits at the Robischon and Carson-Masuoka galleries.
Contemporary and traditional art can be seen at the William Havu Gallery.
Tidings of Good Cake
A look at those affected by Colorado’s insanity law.
At Havu's, nature and the landscape provide the inspiration for a group show of contemporary paintings.
Tradition and innovation come together for The West: New Ways/Old Visions.
December 31, 1998 - January 6, 1999
PRISONERS TACKLE HISTORIC-PRESERVATION PROJECTS.