On the surface, Chimney Choir is an Americana band with the usual roots in folk, some country and the like. But anyone who has seen the band live can tell you, there's a lot more going on in the band's songwriting and ideas for music than merely evoking an old-timey sound. Rather than limiting itsel ... More >>
"The human body -- male or female -- is a work of art, especially with athletes," says Boulder-based mountain bike pro endurance racer Sonya Looney, the latest local rider to strip down for Cyclepassion, the infamous German Calendar of International Cycling Stars often disparaged/celebrated as bike ... More >>
Copper Kettle Brewing scored some hand-painted, custom table tops recently that incorporate not just game boards -- like backgammon and checkers -- but a few of the young brewery's accolades, including its Great American Beer Festival medal and, of course, its nod as Best Brewery for Neighbors in We ... More >>
Frank Gray is president of the Castle Rock Economic Development Council in Douglas County. Yet at a public hearing yesterday on six projects vying for big-bucks state tourism incentives, Gray eschewed his county's own project and, like many of the 23 people who testified, spoke in favor of Gaylord E ... More >>
After nearly twenty years of planning, Christo and his "Over the River" project are two temporary-use permits away from full approval. The installation, which would suspend 5.9 miles of fabric over a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River, was conceived in 1992, but only received the go-ahead last No ... More >>
Shawn Hunter.As the economy is tanking, how does one generate millions of dollars in revenue? Apparently, put on a free bike race. According to a study by IFM, a global sports marketing firm, the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, held throughout Colorado August 22-28 and won by Levi Leiph ... More >>
National Park ServiceIt's the first week of August, so it's likely that many of you are experiencing Endofsummeritis. You may think there's nothing you can do but watch the slow creep to winter, and before you know it, you will be shoveling your car out of six feet of snow while icicle tears form ... More >>
Courtesy of the Food NetworkIt wasn't nearly as bad as the walkout that Troy Guard, the owner/chef of TAG, experienced two weeks ago when a vocal majority of his staff hoofed it out the door after news that Guard and his soon-to-be-ex-wife had a parting of ways, but Andrew Casalini, the owner ... More >>
Christo, Over The River, Project For The Arkansas River, State of Colorado Photo: Wolfgang Volz, © Christo 2008Under Over the River.Three weeks and change after Colorado State Parks issued its long-awaited approval of the artist Christo's proposed "Over the River" (not to mention several mor ... More >>
Jared Loughner.Update below: Nearly a dozen years later, the shootings at Columbine High School continue to be a go-to reference point whenever mass killings such as Jared Loughner's murderous attack in Arizona take place. That's especially true in the British press, which frequently portray ... More >>
Vincent Palazzotto.At 2 p.m. this afternoon, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's medical marijuana advisory committee will meet to discuss new regulations for physicians (they're on view below) that Medical Marijuana Assistance Program of the Rockies executive director ... More >>
Wolfgang Volz, copyright Christo 2007This is what the Arkansas River wrap might look like -- if it ever happens.Today's sudden death of Jeanne-Claude -- wife of fellow artist Christo, and his principal collaborator -- prompted expressions of condolence from a range of Colorado officials, incl ... More >>
Will the first new American bird discovered in a hundred years be the next to go extinct?
Winter Activity Guide
Brief reviews of current shows
Different approaches to abstraction are highlighted in two strong solos.
Mel Strawn and Jeff Wenzel use fragmented imagery in separate solos on Santa Fe.
Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.
Kent Haruf stakes out the literary turf of Colorado.
After fifty years of marriage, their love remains strong. Very strong.
From the week of April 11, 2002
Colorful parables take root in exhibits at Havu and the Lakewood Cultural Center.
Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.
Building the future of the Stock Show.
From the week of November 29, 2001
Getting a legal, low-power FM station on the air is easier said than done.
From the week of August 9, 2001
The horror! The horror! For Barry McDonald, believing is not always seeing.
You can tell the difference between the Post and the News -- but you've got to look awfully close.
A UFO museum may blast off in Denver.
As spring melts into summer, water users along the St. Vrain could find themselves up the creek.
As US West pulls strings at the legislature, it could cut the lines to competition.
Searching for aliens in all the right places.
Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season
Demons continue to haunt the injured ironworker who held up Focus on the Family--as well as his victims.
Gene Kelley plugged into the lucrative pay-phone business--until someone dropped a dime on him.
Westword's Guide to teh '96-'97 ski and snowboard season
A proposed railroad merger threatens jobs throughout Colorado -- and, up in Minturn, a way of life.
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