October 29, 2009
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Wine — Film — Music — Food — A&E

All the mystery just makes me want to find out why this grape took two years to get approved for production in the U.S. while France uses it in blends.
By Cathie Beck, The Wine Wench

Dave on film: Law Abiding Citizen needed Hitchcock
I’ve got an interesting pair of movies: a poorly plotted, violent film about justice, and a predictably plotted animated film about, well, justice.
By Dave Taylor

A musical journey of heartbreak and struggle
Taj Mahal, David Hidalgo and Los Cenzontles meld blues, rock and Mexican folk for an adventure in song -- plus Creedence redux. By Mike Cote

A&E best bets: gorillas in Lodo, KISS Mania and murder on Broadway
Halloween’s finally here — dress as anything from Gene Simmons to a gorilla and feel right at home this weekend. By Lisa Ryckman


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

The Wine Wench explores New Zealand wines at the Palm Bay International Event
The Wine Wench Cathie Beck explores New Zealand wines at the Palm Bay International Event with Boyd Gardner, who explains why Redcliffe wines are for “drinkin,” while Grove Mill wines are for “thinkin.”

ColoradoBiz Update

Capella Telluride
Bill Marshall, director of sales and marketing at the Capella Telluride, presents a tour of the luxury resort, including its attractions as a destination for meetings and conferences. (Executive Meetings and Travel is a paid service of ColoradoBiz.)

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