Most war games begin and end with combat, and in upcoming indie release Fritz, players get to do their fair share. They control the titular German soldier as he charges across the battlefields of World War I and grapples with the French army in the trenches. But it's in between battles that the game ... More >>
Poet and conceptual writer Robert Fitterman tackles a heavy topic in his latest work, Holocaust Museum, a recontextualization of captions for photographs displayed in the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. Fitterman sees modern poetry moving toward appropriation as a means t ... More >>
July is our most patriotic month. To honor that spirit, we recently took a ride on a Boeing B-17 -- nicknamed the Aluminum Overcast -- which visited the Centennial Airport in Englewood as one of its stops on the flying tour it is taking across the nation. Made in 1945, this particular flying fortre ... More >>
Men in fedoras and women in pencil skirts took over the Boulder County Airport Saturday night for the fifth annual 1940s Era World War II Ball. Guests danced the night away to '40s swing music as vintage airplanes from the period helped set the mood. To top the night off, guests even competed in a ... More >>
If you live or work downtown, you probably drive by Minoru Yasui every day. Not the man himself -- he died in 1986, after serving for over four decades as a lawyer and cultural leader in Denver -- but the spot bearing his name: the Minoru Yasui Plaza at 303 West Colfax Avenue, where there's a bronze ... More >>
The Joy Luck Club, the new production at the Vintage Theatre's new home, weaves a tapestry of relationships, memories and tragedies in its depiction of Chinese and Chinese-American women.
Last week, DPS launched the Great Lives in Colorado History series. Written by local educators, the thirteen biographies completed so far introduce Coloradans of the past to third-graders of the present. The results are both educational and complete: In the two we borrowed to channel our inn ... More >>
This week we've got a pretty random collection of choice crap to purchase to make your life less of a waste. We know how it goes: You're bored, and the only way to fill the the void in your heart is to purchase as much media as you possibly can every week. It's okay, we understand, and that's ... More >>
Their German citizenship didn't exactly solve their problems.Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis likes Arizona's controversial new immigration law a whole lot more than does Representative Jared Polis, who told Politico that requiring immigrants to have their papers on them at all ... More >>
You won't find Michelle Malkin, the conservative commentator who now calls Colorado home and was just named one of the right's top 25 journalists, out at the Denver Federal Center today. That's because the National Park Service will be holding a meeting at 10 a.m. on $3 million in grants ava ... More >>
Up in the air, its the Flying Fortress.
Marilyn Musgrave. A day or so after Tuesday's election, I was talking with a co-worker about fallout from the vote when she mentioned that she hadn't seen any snippets from Marilyn Musgrave's concession speech, and I realized that I hadn't, either. Even so, it didn't seem possible to me that Musgr ... More >>
Bob Schaffer speaking in Montrose earlier this week. Republican senatorial candidate Bob Schaffer needs a game-changer right now, given the size of Democratic opponent Mark Udall's lead in most polls. So why not imply that liberals wanted to mollycoddle the Third Reich? That's the apparent strateg ... More >>
A tribute to one of Colorado’s foremost modernists.
Karan Ruhlen Gallery, Santa Fe
Back home in Holland, Paul Verhoeven uses his basic instincts to craft a slick Holocaust thriller.
Downfall attempts to portray German Nazis as humans.
Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event
A Denver psychotherapist reveals a rare stash of Nazi propaganda films.
Expect the anniversary of 9/11 to bring out the media's worst.
Even war heroes can be treated like villains in a Dark Blue World.
Donald Miller has rewritten one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
In a nightmarish time, these images of nightmares still work.
The release of Apocalypse Now Redux sharpens the debate over the moral complexities of the battlefield.
At the Gates, a gripping showdown is bungled by a love triangle.
Navy poster boys Dick and Doc have grown old but never apart.
The singers at the Denver Turnverein tell the story of a people, a country and a beautiful form of music.
Over fifty years after these boys first set sail, their ship has finally come in.
A COLORADO PUNK ROCKER HEADS FOR A CLASSICAL GIG ON THE VOLGA.