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Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

By billpetro / November 19, 2005 /

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire I had the opportunity to catch a private pre-screening of this movie. What a treat! It opens in black and white with a dark and stormy night and the Warner Brothers logo. Then a snake slithers along the ground… and then the title. But soon afterward…

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Concert Review: Paul McCartney at Pepsi Center in Denver

By billpetro / November 13, 2005 /

PAUL MCCARTNEY AT PEPSI CENTER IN DENVER Sir Paul McCartney last visited the Denver Pepsi Center in 2002, where he performed what has now been captured on his album Back in the US. It was the best concert I’ve ever been to, and I’ve been going to major concerts for 35 years. Why was this?…

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

By billpetro / August 25, 2005 /

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: James Taylor at Coors Amphitheater in Denver

By billpetro / August 21, 2005 /

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

By billpetro / August 21, 2005 /

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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