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  • Jun 14-20, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 24
  • Turn, Baby, Turn



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: Did music drop off?
  • IQ: Did music drop off?

    Can you name a musical artist of the past 20 or so years even remotely comparable to Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Elvis, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan or Janis Joplin? Did music drop off with the advent of CDs? Maybe there's something so smooth about the sound of the vinyl.
  • Outsider

    Our elected officials may listen to a perfunctory prayer or two before getting down to business, but they all worship the same God: Economic Growth.
  • Public Eye

    Welcome to the lazy, hazy days of spin. Here in Colorado, our local and statewide public officials found an awful lot to be happy aboutand they tried to convince us lowly constituents that we should be happy, too.
  • Marx in the Museum

    For the first time we have a war between aesthetic conscience and economic principles, the sensibilities of rightness against the liberties of market capitalism.

Food & Drink


  • Playlist
  • Playlist

    Reviews of the latest tunes from Donna the Buffalo, Alejandro Escovedo and Radiohead.


  • 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.
  • Firing on all Cylinders

    Swordfish is an action-heist movie that makes cyberspace and theft look glamorous. Good pacing and intriguing characters drive an overflowing testosterone blitz to an above-average level of fun.



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