Archive for August 2005

Concert Review: Chicago/Earth, Wind, and Fire at Red Rocks in Denver

Concert Review: Chicago/Earth, Wind & Fire at Red Rocks in Denver Red Rocks above Denver is a natural amphitheater that has been hosting concerts for almost a hundred years and is where the Beatles appeared 41 years ago. Paul McCartney, during his last concert in Denver commented that when the Beatles performed there, they had…

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Concert Review: Chicago/Earth, Wind, & Fire at Red Rocks in Denver

Concert Review: Chicago/Earth, Wind & Fire at Red Rocks in Denver Red Rocks above Denver is a natural amphitheater that has been hosting concerts for almost a hundred years and is where the Beatles appeared 41 years ago. Paul McCartney, during his last concert in Denver commented that when the Beatles performed there, they had…

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History of Labor Day

HISTORY OF LABOR DAY Labor Day is the day we celebrate the process our mothers went through in order to deliver us at birth. Sorry, wrong holiday. Labor Day is the day we celebrate the achievements of the American labor movement. While it is still disputed whether the holiday was first proposed by Peter J.…

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History of the Holidays

Beginning this year’s series on the history behind the holidays: From now through the Spring or vernal equinox, most of the major secular and sacred holidays are celebrated. Many of the sacred holidays in our American “Judeo-Christian” heritage have secular associations, as many of the seemingly secular holidays actually have religious roots. One example of…

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Concert Review: James Taylor at Coors Amphitheater in Denver

Concert Review: James Taylor at Coors Amphitheater in Denver I’ve seen James Taylor in concert about half a dozen times from the Greek Theater in Berkeley to Red Rocks above Denver. This performance at the Coors Amphitheater in the Denver Tech Center was the most relaxed I’ve seen. It is wider than either of the…

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Theatre Review: The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic in London

Philadelphia Story

Theatre Review: The Philadelphia Story at the Old Vic in London Sometimes you meet famous people when you attend the theatre in London — I did at a recent performance in early June. I attended the new London version of The Philadelphia Story which though most people know by the Katharine Hepburn-Cary Grant movie, was…

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Future of the Moon

FUTURE OF THE MOON As a follow-up to my article commemorating landing on the moon in 1969, there is an interesting site here that shows what it will look like in the future: In honor of the first manned Moon landing, which took place on July 20, 1969, we’ve added some NASA imagery to the…

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