• Issue of
  • Nov 15-21, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 46
  • Snow Daze

News

Columns

  • Letters

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

    In a world turned upside down with terror, a few days spent in close quarters with family and friends, nibbling on turkey remains and leftover pumpkin pie seems innocuous at worst, comforting at least, life affirming at best.
  • Waking the Muse
  • Waking the Muse

    In the second story in a series highlighting the recipients of the Independence Community Fund, we explore the Mighty Muse Writing Project, whose workshops are designed to help women who are rising above the challenges of poverty and social crisis in the Pikes Peak region.
  • Insight
  • Insight

    Our weekly photographic feature
  • IQ: Come on, white stuff!
  • IQ: Come on, white stuff!

    The first nip in the air and frost on the pumpkins is enough to get many Coloradans dreaming of the slopes
  • Outsider

    Once again, it's time to suck up to the election winners, make fun of the losers, think deep thoughts, and pretend that you had everything figured out six months ago.
  • Public Eye

    Weve got some good news and more bad news this week. It just usually works out that way.

Food & Drink

Music

  • Reality Bites
  • Reality Bites

    Works of visiting composer Bernard Rands brought to life

Film

  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Bricks, Mortar and Mortality
  • Bricks, Mortar and Mortality

    Watching Life as a House in the midst of a "live" audience reminded me that some people like their movies deeply sentimental, with lots of pap and unabashedly happy endings, no matter what.
  • Man Meets Goth
  • Man Meets Goth

    Yes, there is much to disbelieve about My First Mister,the story of a teenaged outsider who befriends a shy, middle-aged clothing store manager in her quest for friendship and meaning. But let it ride. The performances of these two lead actors raise what could be merely a quirky coming-of-age tale to the level of a solid tragicomedy.

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