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  • Apr 13-19, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 15
  • Abbey's Road

News

  • The Monkey Wrench interview
  • The Monkey Wrench interview

    Abbeys papers leave no doubt that Sleight was, at least in part, the inspiration for one of Abbey's most famous characters, he is reluctant to admit anything while the statutes of limitations are still pending.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the CS Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Shocked Silence About Biotech

    If it strikes you as alarming that private investors can patent and keep secret and sell something that sits within every cell of your body, you ought to pay much closer attention to the new, jaw-dropping biotech industry.
  • IQ: Note to self: Save Earth
  • IQ: Note to self: Save Earth

    It's been a long time since Rachel Carson, Edward Abbey, David Brower and others like them began to wield the ax of environmentalism and show the world the importance of treating the Earth as fairly as we should treat each other.
  • Outsider

    A final few words about City Council, and then let's consign them to the ash heap of history for the next month or two.
  • Public Eye

    The much-hyped anniversary of Columbine sneaks up on us; the worlds only interactive museum of news pulls into town; and the process of filling Joanne Colts vacated seat was enough to exacerbate even the most hardy city hall observer.
  • Going Native
  • Going Native

    Spring marks the return of native plants and animals, wide in variety and abundance

Food & Drink

  • Manitou goes natural

    Seeing as Manitou Springs residents are often perceived as being on the more organic side of the fence, it is exciting to finally have a natural foods store to help substantiate the image.

Music

  • Playing Around: Dominic Gaudious
  • Playing Around: Dominic Gaudious

    This week we highlight acoustic guitarist Dominic Gaudious and didjeridu performer Ian Hesford, who will be performing at the on the Colorado College Worner Quad Lawn on Thursday, April 13.

Film

  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Movie Times

    What's playing, where, and when, on the silver screen in Colorado Springs.
  • Power Prism
  • Power Prism

    Despite a few shortcomings, Black and White is an interesting and often powerful film
  • Trinity with a Twist
  • Trinity with a Twist

    Who doesn't like the gifted young actor Edward Norton? And who would besmirch his first directorial effort a light-hearted, well-intended, funny, heartwarming and self-consciously politically correct romantic comedy? Not me.

Visual Arts

  • All I really need to know I learned on the bestseller lists
  • All I really need to know I learned on the bestseller lists

    All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten starts out innocently enough, turning cast members into 5-year-olds with great success as the opening number captures almost everything good about the bestselling book that lends the play its name. The complexity comes in the plays difficulty in finding a focus.

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