Last November, voters gave a resounding thumbs-down to a District 11 request for a $29 million increase in property taxes. A year later, D-11 faces an $8 million to $12 million budget shortfall for 2000-2001, and the district is again asking voters to approve a mill levy override, this time to the tune of $26.9 million. The district, however, claims it learned a critical lesson from last years drubbing.
Huxley's 1932 Brave New World vision inched a little closer last week with the news that a Colorado couple designed a baby using genetic tests a baby who would, in turn, help save their desperately ill daughter.
Cartoonist P.S. Mueller has taken his pen to yet another medium: writing lyrics for a Madison band called Honor Among Thieves, which just released a CD of 12 songs that came straight out of the cartoonist twisted brainstem.
This much-anticipated star vehicle for Sixth Senses Haley Joel Osment is surprisingly moving and satisfying, right up to the end when the script and the directors ambitions eat (and ruin) all that has gone before.
Though virtually every piece in the 16th Annual Quilts and Fine Woodworking Exhibit is a work of craftsmanship remarkable for the diligence and perseverance of its maker, anyone going to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum to see some kind of a craft show is in for a surprise.
Walking the Dead may deal in subject matter that scares some audiences away, but Upstart Performing Ensemble's production is a must-see event for anyone who cares about good theater, good stories and quality writing.