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10 Things to Do for $10 in Denver This Weekend (8 Free!), November 6-8

11 months ago by Alex Brown
Hopefully, everyone has recovered and repented from that crazy Halloween last weekend. There's still some spooky spirit to go around this weekend, though, if you didn't get your fill, as well as beer to drink and dances to dance. For a full lineup of events, check out the Westword calendar...
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Gonzo Museum in Aspen is going, going, gone as of April 1

4 years ago by Michael Anthony Adams
The plane lands in Aspen at a quarter after four; I'm late. Outside the terminal, which doubles as a café for sharp-dressed skiers and businessmen, D.J. Watkins is waiting in his heavy-breathing '89 Subaru Legacy. The 29-year-old Kansas native moved to Aspen five years ago, determined to preserve Hunter S...
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Best Place to See a B-52 Bomber (This Side of Iraq)

Watching CNN's war coverage can be overwhelming, with all those talking heads spewing out acronyms and nicknames in some incomprehensible military jargon. There are so many references to Raptors, Falcons and Eagles, Blackhawks and Apaches, F-14s, 15s, 16s, 18s and 22s that you can't tell what the heck they're talking...
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Best Place to See a B-52 Bomber (This Side of Iraq)

Watching CNN's war coverage can be overwhelming, with all those talking heads spewing out acronyms and nicknames in some incomprehensible military jargon. There are so many references to Raptors, Falcons and Eagles, Blackhawks and Apaches, F-14s, 15s, 16s, 18s and 22s that you can't tell what the heck they're talking...
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How Aaron Clauset discovered a pattern behind terrorist attacks...and what it told him

3 years ago by Joel Warner
It's an idyllic summer day in Denver. Families are enjoying a festival in Civic Center Park, while residents and visitors alike happily stroll along the 16th Street Mall as a shuttle glides past. The air is filled with the sounds of people laughing and children playing. Suddenly, there's a deafening...
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Tom Tancredo announces he's running for governor...again

3 years ago by Michael Roberts
Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again. "I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forward to fighting for jobs,...
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Why the Obama campaign might want to rethink continuing to use U2's "City of Blinding Lights"

4 years ago by Josiah M. Hesse
There's no question that the President -- in town this evening to debate Mitt Romney -- is a huge music fan. From quoting Sam Cooke during his '08 acceptance speech to randomly singing Al Green verses during a fundraiser to citing Stevie Wonder as being responsible for his marriage, Obama...
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Inana may be a world premiere, but it's no world-class play

8 years ago by Juliet Wittman
Inana is set in a shabby London hotel room, where the director of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad, having done all he could to secure the treasures in his care, has fled with the bride he acquired through an arrangement with her father, a young woman he barely knows. The...
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6 years ago by Michael Paglia
Emilio Lobato and Sangeeta Reddy. Mixed-media artist and painter Emilio Lobato is surely near the top of anyone's list of abstract artists in the region. His work relates well to that of the late Dale Chisman, as both artists studied with Mary Chenoweth at Colorado College. His latest creations, many...
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6 years ago by Michael Paglia
Emilio Lobato and Sangeeta Reddy. Mixed-media artist and painter Emilio Lobato is surely near the top of anyone's list of abstract artists in the region. His work relates well to that of the late Dale Chisman, as both artists studied with Mary Chenoweth at Colorado College. His latest creations, many...

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