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Blue tube: A conversation with a Blue Man veteran and newbie

Blue tube: A conversation with a Blue Man veteran and newbie

We’ll throw in some pretty hard rocking stuff, and depending on how the Blue Men relate to the audience, it’s a real back and forth thing.

CASTELLANOS: Getting beyond the terror, again

Friday was impossible for anyone who lives or works in Aurora not to be brought back to July 20, the day tragedy unfolded here. A mere five months ago, only a few hundred feet from my office, an unhinged gunman …

CASTELLANOS: Take a look at these upcoming events

Since we don’t have a briefs page this week I had some requests to post this information on my blog: __ A fundraiser gala event will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Heather Ridge Golf Club …

GOLDSTEIN: Fox to ring in holiday season with staged reading of 'Stealing Baby Jesus'

GOLDSTEIN: Fox to ring in holiday season with staged reading of ‘Stealing Baby Jesus’

The creative team at the Aurora Fox theater is kicking off the holiday season with a staged reading of a brand new play by a local playwright. The Fox will host a staged reading of Terry Dodd’s new work “Stealing …

JOHANSSON: Aurora cops and Channel 7 in a Facebook standoff

The relationship between the police and the media can be a touchy one. While the two sides often rely on each other — reporters need the cops to answer our calls, cops often need us to get their message out …

PERRY: No kidding, Obama clobbers Romney in part of Aurora; Cats dinged, too.

PERRY: No kidding, Obama clobbers Romney in part of Aurora; Cats dinged, too.

Kids backed Obama and also voted to back a law that would limit the amount of sugary soft drinks children should drink each week, and they agreed that every child should be able to see a doctor when they need to. Gotta love kids. Enough to make a grown liberal cry

CASTELLANOS: Arapahoe Dems worried about long waits at polls

A group of Arapahoe County Democrats are worried that lines will be long on Election Day — long enough that people will simply leave without having voted. John Buckley, chairman of the Arapahoe County Democratic Party, said he expects there …

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

AURORA – As I reported in Nibbles this week, as a person of the pie persuasion I was thrilled to witness the opening of a new bakery devoted strictly to pie. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the cozy Humble Pie …

CASTELLANOS: Novak draws laughs, groans at Aurora’s A-List dinner

Actor and comedian BJ Novak entertained a tough crowd that included policy wonks, business leaders and economic development gurus at Aurora Economic Development Council’s annual A-List dinner on Oct. 11. Novak, who is most well-known for his work on the …

Blog: Tofu approved for school lunches - What's next, beets?

Blog: Tofu approved for school lunches – What’s next, beets?

• You can already hear the applause in Boulder and the howls of protest coming from Colorado’s cattlemen (and women) as the news leaks out that tofu has been approved as part of the federal school lunch program. “School lunches …