Category Archives: Entertainment

Eight things to like about Spider-Man

Movie Review By David Josselyn The Spider has come home to Marvel Studios after a long run with Sony Studios, in part due to the absolute disaster of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” So now, Marvel Studios, those putting out box-office … Continue reading

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Comic Con

At the Denver Convention Center by Dave Gibson For the last six years in Colorado, Halloween comes twice; once on October 31st and again during Denver’s Comic Con at the end of June. Of the hundred thousand or so guests … Continue reading

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Central City Opera’s production of Carmen

Bizet’s powerful and tragic opera about the seductive gypsy and her lust for love and freedom By Janet Braccio Central City Opera opens its 85th summer festival with Georges Bizet’s Carmen, running in repertory from July 8 through August 6, … Continue reading

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Stills in the Hills 2017

Gilpin County Isn’t the Only Thing Aging Around Here… By David Josselyn The fifth annual Stills in the Hills event rocked Central City on Saturday, June 24, 2017, drawing large crowds of thirsty folks looking to sample alcoholic indulgences. It … Continue reading

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Central City Opera’s production of Così fan tutte

Strong ensemble cast featured in Mozart’s comedic opera about love, deceit, and fidelity By Janet Braccio Central City Opera continues its 2017 summer festival with the opening of a new production of Così fan tutte, Mozart’s comedic opera about love, … Continue reading

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Cruising Main in the 43rd annual Madam Lou Bunch Day celebration

Brass bed races draw hundreds of spectators by Patty Unruh The sweetest set of wheels in town last Saturday was a flashy little red job. No, not a Corvette or a T-Bird. This racy two-seater boasted a set of springs … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Fishing Derby

Fun for the entire family By Randy Beaudette What better way to enjoy Father’s Day than to participate in the annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby at the William C. Russel Park and Pond. The event this year was sponsored by … Continue reading

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Flat is where it’s at

Water World’s Belly Flop Splashdown by Dave Gibson “Yes, it hurts for a minute, yet the glory lasts a lifetime!” So says shallow water stunt diver Darren Taylor a.k.a. “Professor Splash” of Colorado who began his career diving at Casa … Continue reading

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Central City neutral in Free-Play Gaming tax issue

Too many concerns prevent Council from supporting controversial proposal By David Josselyn Work Session The Central City Council met with Staff on May 16, 2017 at 6:04 pm for a work session prior to the regular council meeting. The topics … Continue reading

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Gilpin Arts Juried Show spectacular

Heroes Among Artists By David Josselyn 2017 marks the 70th anniversary of Colorado’s longest running continuous juried arts show located right here in Central City’s Washington Hall; the State’s longest continuously used public building. A juried show is open to … Continue reading

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