• Issue of
  • May 3-9, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 18
  • Censored!



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • No One Gets Away Clean

    Veronica Bowers and her daughter were victims of the war against drugs they died as a result of our anxiety about the impact of drugs on our society and the means we have chosen to address those concerns.
  • I Spy
  • I Spy

    Theyve Got the Beat
    African Fte celebrates traditional African drumming and dancing
  • IQ: What's the news?
  • IQ: What's the news?

    What should the role of the press be? To report facts (2 + 2 = 4) and nothing more? To provide investigative analysis and context?
  • Outsider

    Sometimes the Legislature actually appears to consider real issues, e.g., growth and what to do about it. But it's an illusion; this year's crop of bills will make no difference, regardless of which, if any, actually makes it to the Governor's desk.
  • Public Eye

    OK, Ive started saving my pennies. After a day and a half of fund-raising, Im only $19,999,999.43 shy of my ticket to the International Space Station.

Food & Drink

  • In the Raw

    A foray into Organica, a San Francisco restaurant that's on the cutting edge of the raw and living-foods movement.



  • Bad Behavior
  • Bad Behavior

    Is there anything more embarrassing than watching an over-the-hill casanova try to put some pep in his step by ceaselessly bird-dogging young, attractive women? That is the experience of watching Town and Country.
  • Now See This
  • Now See This

    Lets make a deal. In exchange for your promise to run (not walk) to see Memento, I wont reveal any of the movies secrets.
  • One Night Too Long
  • One Night Too Long

    Although One Night at McCool's carries a comic foundation, there isn't enough of a synergy between the three main male characters for their troubles with the female object of their desire to reveal much about them as characters, much less people an audience would care about.
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • E-victed

    Colorado's nationally syndicated radio show remains homeless in Colorado Springs


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