• Issue of
  • Aug 31 - Sep 6, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 35
  • Bad Boys

News

  • Secrets to their success

    The knock-and-announce raid on Juanita McClintons house was one of an unknown number that are executed every year in Colorado Springs.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • For love of karaoke

    Remember stage fright? The pathological fear of public speaking that reduces you to tears anytime you are forced to talk before a gathering of two or more? their stage fright of junior high days via liquid courage.
  • IQ: Good cop, bad cop
  • IQ: Good cop, bad cop

    Because of a few isolated incidences of violence by cops in big cities like New York and Philadelphia lately, police forces have had to start spending a lot more money on public relations people.
  • Outsider

    A look back to a time when one turned to the local newspaper to read of the have left their mark.
  • Public Eye
  • Public Eye

    Alas, some "real news" concerning Harrison District 2 School Board President Henry W. Blackwell, Sr.; the Colorado Springs Police flaunts their leather at PrideFest; and George W. Bush competes with Dan Quayle.
  • Kim Johnson
  • Kim Johnson

    Professional freelance artist and certified Monart drawing instructor

Food & Drink

  • Sunday, bloody Sunday
  • Sunday, bloody Sunday

    Everyone likes to play bartender, and in honor of this The Townhouse Lounge will do everything short of granting you a bartenders license at their new Bloody Mary bar.

Music

  • Playing Around: The Manhattans
  • Playing Around: The Manhattans

    This week we highlight The Manhattans, the quintet of soulful vocalists whose sound is defined by a kind of "progressive doo-wop"; who will be performing at Club Variety, 1026 Maxwell St., Sat.-Sun., Sept. 2-3. Call 392-0111 for ticket information.

Culture

  • Their Kingdom For a Laugh
  • Their Kingdom For a Laugh

    The Original Kings of Comedy, directed by Spike Lee who documents the highest grossing comedy tour in history, is the best live performance film in memory.

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