• Issue of
  • Jan 11-17, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 2
  • The Rockey Road to Art


  • The Rockey Road to Art
  • Cover Story
  • The Rockey Road to Art

    Retrospective show of Manitou painter's work celebrates the life of a gentle giant and the tiny village he calls home.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Editorial

    An open letter to Independent readers regarding King Soopers decision to ban the Independent from their stores, and what you can do to support free speech.
  • Garden Daze

    As the winter solstice drew near, a sense of anticipation pervaded our household.
  • IQ: Art attack
  • IQ
  • IQ: Art attack

    Local artists in Colorado Springs sometimes don't get the spotlight they so richly deserve in the community they live in, work in, play in and create in. Instead their work is heralded, their brilliance feted, elsewhere, while here in Colorado Springs their work is rarely discussed, hardly recognized and under-appreciated.
  • Outsider

    While we enjoy the little soap opera thats taken over City Council, let's think for a moment about the barriers that make it extraordinarily difficult for anyone to run for local office, convicted felon or not.
  • Public Eye

    The El Paso Club hosts cozy and super-exclusive welcoming reception for state legislators; the Jan. 7 New York Times runs stories with plenty of Colorado connections; and Linda Chavez removes herself from consideration for Labor Secretary.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: LOVE.45
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: LOVE.45

    This week we highlight Love.45, the Denver-based band, who will be performing at Jose Muldoon's this weekend.


  • Coming of Age
  • Film
  • Coming of Age

    Directors Steven Soderbergh and Ang Lee display maturity, range and imaginative force with their new flicks, Traffic and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Midseason Stretch
    CC tromps DU, overcomes injured status

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