• Issue of
  • Apr 5-11, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 14
  • Word of Mouth


  • Word of Mouth
  • Word of Mouth

    Dave Eggers blurts, Russell Martin delves and Mary Midkiff was a horse conversations with contemporary authors.
  • Activists Booted from City Hall
  • Activists Booted from City Hall

    Capping a sometimes ugly, often spiteful City Council campaign, this week Colorado Springs City Clerk Kathryn Young evicted activists who were exercising political free speech in front of City Hall.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Stirrin' Up the Fire

    Colorado Springs has a newly formulated City Council, and we're hoping some new blood will stir things up over at City Hall, at least enough to raise an issue or two of concern to a large number of Springs constituents.
  • IQ: The books of revelation
  • IQ: The books of revelation

    As Henry David Thoreau said, "Many a person dates the turning point of his life to the reading of a book."
  • Outsider

    If the current caretakers of this architectural treasure get their way, the Fine Arts Center will be irrevocably and tragically altered.
  • Public Eye

    The editorial writers over at the Gazette are on a roll, and as usual, their logic is enough to leave thinking readers with a migraine bad enough to send us fleeing into a dark, cool cave, where we would no doubt find those same editorialists spewing their gibberish.

Food & Drink



  • Artful Demons
  • Artful Demons

    Pollock is a film well worth seeing, first for Ed Harris' portrayal of the mercurial painter, but foremost for Marcia Gay Harden's Academy Award-winning performance as Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock's tough, devoted wife.
  • Kids Save the World!

    I don't know anything about the personal life of Robert Rodriguez, writer and director of Spy Kids, but I'd bet you a dozen electrostatic gumballs that he's somebody's parent.
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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


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