• Issue of
  • Dec 26, 2002 - Jan 1, 2003
  • Vol. 10, No. 52
  • War Dames



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: Women at war
  • IQ
  • IQ: Women at war

    If, as the Bush administration seems hellbent on doing, we go to war against Iraq, women combatants will have a higher profile than in any other hostile military action taken by the United States to date. Ponder the irony of Iraq, a largely Muslim country, having to stomach defeat at the hands of a hated enemy that has women -- Allah forbid!

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Junior Watson, Lynwood Slim and Magic Dave
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Junior Watson, Lynwood Slim and Magic Dave

    Blues fans shouldn't have too hard a time deciding where to spend New Year's Eve this year. Local blues harp hellion Magic Dave will be joined at Jr.'s Bar and Grill by two of L.A.'s finest musicians, string strangler Junior Watson and harp huffer Lynwood Slim.


  • Film
  • Treks Are for Kids

    Even if you've never seen the original '60s television series that spawned the multibillion dollar Star Trek franchise, Star Trek: Nemesis does a depressingly similar job of using clunky dialogue with stagy scenes that draw more attention to their tacky sets than to the supposed drama on hand.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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