• Issue Archive for
  • Oct 11-17, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 41
  • Seeing Red


  • Seeing Red
  • Seeing Red

    Open your body, heart and mind to the Western wilderness, author Terry Tempest Williams urges. It's an act of patriotism.
  • Bonds and Boards

    Mail election will test constituency interest and participation in local schools


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Domestic Bliss

    It was a great funeral. Daddy would have loved it.
  • IQ: The bombing of Afghanistan
  • IQ: The bombing of Afghanistan

    The bombing of Afghanistan seems to have tapped into a crusading mood that's been largely latent since the early to mid-1990s when aggressive intolerance and far-right politics all but ruled Colorado Springs.
  • Outsider

    Let's take a look at a strange little ordinance that, while the rest of us were looking at our TV sets, Council passed unanimously on 9-11 and passed again on second reading two weeks later.
  • Revisiting Columbus Day

    With Christopher Columbus as the example, slavery, brutality and genocide became the preferred European method for interacting with Native people. Why do we honor him with a holiday?

Food & Drink


  • The Crotch-Grab Will Set You Free
  • The Crotch-Grab Will Set You Free

    Since 1996, SoCal modern rockers Alien Ant Farm have been busting ass to get some respect, and this summer the love finally came in the form of AAFs bizarre, unlikely cover of Michael Jacksons "Smooth Criminal."
  • Playlist
  • Playlist

    Reviews of Gold, King of Yesterday, Is This It, and Meditation: Music for Relaxation and Dreaming.


  • 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.
  • Three-Way Bank Robbers
  • Three-Way Bank Robbers

    Pratfalls, snappy dialogue and snazzy character work (especially by Billy Bob Thornton) make Bandits a laugh-out-loud movie that even manages to pull off a surprise ending.
  • War Zone Diary

    Training Day is a brilliantly written and directed urban blood bath set in Los Angeles's mean streets of drug dealers, gang bangers and undercover detectives.

Visual Arts




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