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Starz Denver Film Festival is on a Roll

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.20.2014 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Red carpet screenings at The Buell and their requisite parties ushered in some of the big films, while the 200+ films being screened over the 12-day fete continue to intrigue, provoke, terrify and delight moviegoers.

Man Accused Of Pushing Wife Off Cliff Planned Fatal Hike: Cops

Associated Press | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 11.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not expl...

Pro Tip: Step Into the Story

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 11.11.2014 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

It is my impression that a lot of folks in Denver still aren't quite sure how to participate when the film fest rolls into town.  They're not sure how they can attend, if they can attend, when they can attend, and how much it costs.

Colorado Students Considering Recall of Conservative School Board Members

Wade Norris | Posted 10.15.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

The bold protest of Jefferson County, Colorado students to the actions of the conservative majority on the Jefferson County School Board in Colorado has already drawn national and international press.

"Rocky Mountain Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have long been told, by people too numerous to mention, including members of my own family, to take a hike. But because of the rare...

Double-Daring Duo of Phantogram Likes to Play Rough

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

For the first time since opening for the Antlers on April 26, 2010, at the Fox Theatre, the explosive 1-2 combination of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter was back in Boulder, Colorado, presumably under far cushier circumstances.

Can We Call 70 Percent of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents a Consensus?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 11.22.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Why Not? It May Be as Close as We Get It sometimes feels as if our country is so polarized these days that a poll broken out by Democrats, Republican...

I'm With Stupid: Mastering the Mental Side of F*%#ing Golf

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I like to watch golf tournaments on TV while I nap on the couch, and one of the things in which I take the most joy as an amateur duffer is seeing a pro golfer hit the kind of craptastic shot I typically hit.

National Treasures v. Political Polemics

Pat Waak | Posted 11.11.2014 | Denver
Pat Waak

Does the former Congressman Bob Beauprez know how much it would cost to care for those special places to Colorado? The answer is millions. And where is does the money come from to manage the lands and fight forest fires?

The Best Hotels For NFL Fans

Hipmunk | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

Whether traveling to see your favorite team on the road or simply avoiding the long drive home after watching your hometown team, there's a slew of hotels near NFL stadiums to choose from. These five options will please even the most diehard fans.

Can We Have Unbiased Political Coverage Please?

Pat Waak | Posted 11.02.2014 | Denver
Pat Waak

So I have two beefs. One, as a Democrat, I would like the paper I subscribe to, be one of high standards that treats all sides without prejudice. If you are going to cover an election and can't get your personal views out of the way, you should either get reassigned or resign.

An Aligned Life: Prince, Queerness and Softcore Porn (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-23-20140821EliciaGonzalessmall.jpgIn her youth Elicia Gonzalez from Broomfield, Colorado, experienced a shocking exposure to Prince that would become "very much so representative of what would happen with my sexuality later in life."

Crime Is Up in Colorado: What That Tells Us About Pot Legalization and, Perhaps More Importantly, Lazy Reporting

Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D. | Posted 10.11.2014 | Crime
Kevin A. Sabet, Ph.D.

Can we blame legal pot? We do not know whether legalization has anything to do with it. But we do know that reputable news organizations should stop relying on the Big Marijuana lobby for statistics.

Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

Testimony at EPA Hearings Favors Action - But Will Politicians Get It?

Keith Gaby | Posted 10.05.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

Four years later, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings on another major climate initiative. And this time, people testifying in support of the pollution limits have significantly out-numbered detractors. Interestingly, it doesn't seem to be making as big of a splash in the media.

Would You Live With Mannequins (or Marry One?)

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Tilly is my fourth mannequin. My house is getting full. So stop asking me if I'm going to have another kid. We're totally at capacity over here with our only child, two dogs, four fake people and all the roly-polies my daughter sticks in her pockets.

An Eye for an Iris: DeMent Delivers True Blue Storytelling

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

When viral videos and social media darlings start to matter more than the written word, it's refreshing to see a storyteller like Iris DeMent follow a family tradition and let her straightforward songs do the talking.

Hearings and Rallies Next Week! Your Voice is Needed to Support Climate Action

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first-ever national standard to clean up carbon pollution from power plants. Now the EPA ...

'Daniel Sprick's Fictions: Recent Works' at the Denver Art Museum

John Seed | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Who is this guy who can handle the brush like Joan Mitchell -- or a Chinese literati painter -- in the morning, and then morph into Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres by dinner?

CSH & Denver Innovate to Help Vulnerable People

Deborah De Santis | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

This past week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock unveiled a new initiative in his city that could significantly alter the way communities provide affordab...

Ryan J. Reilly

26 Things You'll See At The Cannabis Industry's First Big Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

DENVER -- The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting its first annual Cannabis Business Summit at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver ...

Denver Summertime Checklist

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 08.23.2014 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

Ah yes, summertime. When the days are long and the nights are sweaty.

Book Review: Noir Master Scott Phillips Does It Again in Hop Alley

Carole Mallory | Posted 07.22.2014 | Books
Carole Mallory

Set in the Wild West in 1878, wily protagonist Bill Ogden, photographer of lynchings, scalped hunters and slaughtered buffaloes, who survives Phillips previous novel Cottonwood, is back.

'Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol' Doesn't Mean Home Use Only

Russ Belville | Posted 07.23.2014 | Denver
Russ Belville

Vincent Carroll has written a piece for the Denver Post entitled, "Like it or not, CSO must abide by Amendment 64." In it, he scolds the Colorado Symphony Orchestra for its original plan to create a series of fundraising concerts where patrons could bring and consume their own marijuana.

Evaluation's Week in the News

TNTP | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
TNTP

By Erin Grogan and Cassandra Coddington This post was originally published on the TNTP Blog. Measuring teacher effectiveness is complicated. Tha...