DENVER — Hal Holbrook, the actor nominated for an Oscar for the 2007 film “Into the Wild,” spoke with Denver Post film critic Lisa Kennedy on Saturday the afternoon at the 32nd Starz Denver Film Festival.
DENVER — Ed Harris, the actor nominated for Academy Awards for Apollo 13, The Truman Show, Pollock and The Hours, received the Mayor’s Career Achievement Award last night at the King Center in Denver, the second night of the 2009 Starz Denver Film Festival.
DENVER — The 32nd Starz Denver Film Festival began Thursday night, Nov. 12, with the much-acclaimed film “Precious,” produced by two Coloradoans.
BOULDER, Colo. — University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer, the American record-holder in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, broke the school’s home course record on Saturday in her final home race as a collegiate athlete. For Colorado’s men’s team, senior Kenyon Neuman won in 24 minutes, 51 seconds to tie for the 11th fastest time in course history.
FRISCO, Colo. — Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet swung through the western slope on Friday, pitching President Barack Obama’s health care plan to Coloradans. He spoke to packed town halls in Frisco and Edwards before heading to Grand Junction for Obama’s speech on Saturday.
LEADVILLE, Colo. — Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong defeated Gunnison, Colo., native David Wiens in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Armstrong’s victory — a course record — snapped Wiens’ streak of six consecutive titles.
DENVER — The 2009 Underground Music Showcase featured more than 200 local bands, inlcuding Everything Absent or Distorted, a group playing its final outdoor concert together and penultimate show.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Incubus bassist Ben Kenney talks about music festivals and performing at altitude at the Mile High Music Festival.
MORRISON, Colo. — Ashley Force Hood, who a year ago became the first female to win an NHRA funny car race, entered 2009 NHRA the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway atop the funny car standings. On Sunday, she finished second behind the team of Ron Capps.
MORRISON, Colo. — The Mormon Tabernacle Choir performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 29, the group’s last stop on a two-week nationwide tour.