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  • Issue Archive for
  • May 10-16, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 19
  • To Hell and Back

News

  • Zydeco alters plans for Red Rock Canyon

    Beset by an 18-month losing streak in its attempts to build a resort hotel, 240-acre golf course and an array of commercial and residential units in Red Rock Canyon, Zydeco president Richard Yates said on Tuesday that his company no longer seeks Colorado Springs to annex the property.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • I Spy
  • I Spy

    To My Unexpected Son
    A hymn to surprise
  • IQ: Rainy days and Mondays
  • IQ: Rainy days and Mondays

    The philosopher/psychologist William James has argued that "The man who hasn't seriously considered suicide can't yet consider himself educated."
  • Outsider

    You certainly have to admire Judy Noyes for having the temerity to suggest that City Council do away with the practice of opening meetings with a prayer.
  • Public Eye

    Before departing for vacation, I had some fleeting anxiety that whatever I missed, it would be good. Not to worry.

Food & Drink

  • A Mother's Touch
  • A Mother's Touch

    We all know that the smell and taste of food can trigger long-forgotten memories. But sometimes they can be triggered by recipes alone.

Music

  • Playing Around: Peter Mayer
  • Playing Around: Peter Mayer

    Somewhere, somehow, The Society for the Promotion of Live Music in Small Venues tracked down a local homeowner crazy enough to move all of the furniture out of his spacious living room so a bunch of strangers the chance to experience Peter Mayer in one very intimate concert.
  • Play List
  • Play List

    Reviews of new releases from Primitive Radio Gods, Shawn Colvin and John Gorka

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.
  • House of Mirrors
  • House of Mirrors

    Unlike the earlier cold war thrillers at which Le Carr so excelled, there never seems to be quite enough at stake in The Tailor of Panamato elicit the heart-stopping, nail-biting response of a true thriller.
  • Lotta Lance

    I don't do well with combat scenes. But A Knight's Tale, a light-weight medieval tale set largely in the jousting ring, is so innocuous that the clashing of lances at high speed is visually digestible, even for a coward like me.

Visual Arts

Stage

  • Lightnin' Strikes Back
  • Lightnin' Strikes Back

    The Repertory Theatres production of Grease, on stage at the FAC, is a re-energized treatment fresh enough to rattle a generation.

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