Earlier this week, when Governor John Hickenlooper announced the names of the nineteen people selected for a special oil and gas task force intended to address fracking-related land use and health issues across the state, he boasted of the group's "balanced and informed representation." It was as if ... More >>
The Republican National Committee announced last week that two of the six cities -- Las Vegas and Cincinnati -- that were vying to host the Republican National Convention in 2016 have dropped out. That means the 24 members of the site-selection committee will now pay visits only to Dallas, Cleveland ... More >>
Stepping into its third year, the Women Film Voices Festival is gearing up for another phenomenal run this March. As a precursor to the week of films written by, directed by, produced by and starring women, the Sie FilmCenter will host a special one-night only screening of The Invisible War this e ... More >>
SEAL Team 6 didn't retire after leading the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The elite squad continues to get the toughest assignments imaginable, and even when they're successful, there can be serious collateral damage. Case in point: A rescue operation in Afghanistan saved a Colorado Springs phys ... More >>
Denver residents gathered today in Civic Center to honor the eleventh anniversary of September 11, 2001. This year's "Colorado Remembers" event featured Governor John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan, Hall of Famer John Elway, members of the U.S. Armed Forces and ... More >>
Josh Barhaug Fired Up 1135 Bannock Street 303-825-1995 www.gtfiredup.com Part one of my chef interview with Josh Barhaug, who mans the line -- and pizza oven -- at Fired Up, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat. What you'd like to see more of in Denver/Boulder from a culinary standpoint: ... More >>
Reichen Lehmkuhl wants you to come to Telluride Gay Ski Week."This is the first Telluride Gay Ski since the defeat of the marginalizing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy for our LGBTQ U.S. military service members," says Reichen Lehmkuhl, celebrity host of this Telluride Gay Ski Week, in a news release ... More >>
According to the Department of Defense, members of the American military committed suicide at the rate of one every 36 hours between 2005 and 2010. Ten years into the war in the Middle East, with troops officially set to exit Iraq in January, the problem of service members returning home de ... More >>
Monday, November 14, was 2011 Military Appreciation Monday at hundreds of Golden Corral restaurants across the country, where free "thank you" dinners were served from 5 to 9 p.m to anyone who has ever served in the U.S. military -- no ID required. But there was no Military Appreciation Mond ... More >>
Luiza Fritz.This week marked the official end of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the policy that allowed gays and lesbians to serve in the U.S. military so long as command didn't learn about their sexuality. Luiza Fritz, who was discharged in 2008 for being a lesbian, would like to continue her servi ... More >>
Against the backdrop of Independent Monitor Richard Rosenthal's conclusion that Officer Eric Sellers should have been fired, not suspended, for brutalizing volunteer firefighter Jared Lunn comes the latest protest against "police terror." According to an item on West Denver Copwatch featuring ... More >>
Terrence LakinThousands and thousands of U.S. military personnel are spending the holidays far away from their families, many of them in hostile territory. They are there to serve and protect their homeland, the country where they were born. But one soldier -- now a former soldier -- will sp ... More >>
Known to early local hip-hop heads as Shag One and, more recently, as Strange Powers, Josh Powers doesn't fit into the mold of a typical hip-hop cat. He embraces his individuality and honors his own unique global view of music and ideology through his creative endeavors - from more traditio ... More >>
Lala's Wine Bar Pizzeria just turned two, and is throwing a birthday party for itself from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Come for a wine tasting with light apps and cupcakes (and if you're smart, stick around and book yourself a table for dinner and stick around). The party is free, but Lala's will b ... More >>
Multi-event competitor Sergeant Israel Del Toro suffered burns on 80 percent of his body after he was hit by an IED in 2005. The U.S. military's first-ever Warrior Games -- three days of Paralympic-style competition in nine sports -- will kick off in Colorado Springs with an opening ceremony ... More >>
I want you... to make me a movie. Here's some money...Downloading of movies, music and other digital media has the entertainment industry in an uproar. All of a sudden, they're afraid those multimillion dollar budgets aren't going to be recouped, and they have families to feed! Okay, they hav ... More >>
In honor of tomorrow's Veterans Day, we'd like to honor not only those brave men and women that served our nation, but also those fictional souls that impressed upon us the spirit of valor, patriotism, sacrifice ... and entertainment value. The few, the proud, the wartime characters of Americ ... More >>
Number 5 is alive, downloadable and free....If you're stuck at home, poor and bored, the Denver Public Library has got you covered. Forget going into the library for your fix of books and movies -- that's so 20th century. Thanks to the digital revolution, these days there's no reason to leave ... More >>
The black helicopters are coming!
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
Speaking up for the women of Iraq.
On the very day that General David Petraeus, the U.S. military's main man in Iraq, is appearing before Congress to share his thoughts about the embattled country in the wake of a troop "surge" that went into effect earlier this year, KBDI/Channel 12 host Aaron Harber received confirmation that he'll ... More >>
Breaking out of the pack of Iraq war docs, No End in Sight devastates.
There's nothing more than what reaches your eye in this crash-and-bang flick.
Do you speak Cherry Creek? It's one-stop shopping for Macy's, Movado, MAC, Montblanc...and the Marines.
From the week of 4/19/2007
An uncensored portrait of grieving Iraqis reveals a thirst for vengeance.
Michael Winterbottom puts a face -- and a hood -- on the suffering at Guantanamo.
Sir! No Sir! recounts the GIs who refused to ride the killing machine.
Muenzinger Auditorium on CUís Boulder campus
Stealth aims low and hits its mark.
From the week of July 14, 2005
Celebrating the overachieving, underhyped movies of 2004.
Fighting the Chills
From the week of February 13, 2003
Two Colorado activists face prison for protesting America's own "terrorist training camp."
A DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE WOMEN'S UPPER-BODY STRENGTH HAS CRITICS FIT TO BE TIED.