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Golden’s big summer festival has got a definite wild streak

OK, it’s time for me to toot the horn for our city of Golden here. It’s Summer, that means warm weather and every small town in America has some kind of town festival going on. I remember back … more

It ain’t easy being P.C. in new Miner’s Alley play

I guess if you write for a newspaper, it goes without saying that you probably have an interest in the news in general and keep up with it. I read the news every morning when I get up and have my … more

Supporting veterans never rocked so hard

Over the last few weeks we have been made a little bit more aware of what our country’s war heroes went through and the sacrifices that so many of them made for our freedom. Of course, there were … more

Trust me when I tell you about this new play

Last week I talked about travelin’ down a road and flirtin’ with disaster. Those were the words to a song that played a key roll in the subject I was writing about. This week, I’m going to … more

How to have a hard rockin’ Memorial Day in Golden

“I’m travelin’ down the road, I’m flirtin’ with disaster.” If you recognize those words, then you are probably a fan of good ole’ Classic Rock and Roll. Even more precisely, that … more

Here’s the dirt on spring cleaning

A few years ago there was a commercial on television. I don’t remember exactly what it was for, I think it was some kind of fresh breath chewing gum or something. Anyway, it had a tag line that … more

Treat your mom to some lindy hop or a lager

Have you ever really thought about how many holidays we celebrate that come every year but don’t ever fall on the same calendar date? That really gets confusing, doesn’t it? Especially when the … more

Springtime in Golden gets up and running

I was wrong. I took one look at something, formed an immediate opinion and was proven dead wrong about it a few weeks later. I’m talking about what used to be a Chinese restaurant a couple of … more

Classical musicians face a classical dilemma

Being a professional performing musician is a very strange occupation. It’s not an easy thing to do. First off, you need to be very good at playing your instrument or singing. That means endless … more

Catch a Pulitzer Prize-winning show at Miner's Alley

If you have lived in Golden quite a while you know that once upon a time, like most small towns in the country, we had a movie theater right downtown. It sat on the southeast corner of 13th street … more

A great spot to celebrate St. Pat’s Day

Well, it’s March and that means we can all start guessing about the weather again. As I’m writing this it’s about 2 degrees outside with eight inches of snow on the ground, but later in the … more

Drumming is good for your health ... usually

Today we are going to talk about playing the drums and how it effects your health. This past weekend I was playing a gig at a club in Lakewood and parked my car a little too close to a plowed snow … more

Head indoors for some wonderful outdoor adventure films

Winter is here and we have had some snow lately to prove it. Of course when it’s cold outside in Colorado, we think of it a little differently than folks in most of the rest of the country do. For … more
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