December 17, 2009
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Sting and Bob get you ready for the holidays
Here's how you hedge your bets with a Christmas album. Sting pulls a George Winston here by delivering a seasonal album that should have a shelf life beyond that last carton of eggnog in your fridge. By Mike Cote

Looking for a present for the music lover in your life? Check out Mike Cote’s picks for the best box gift sets of the season here and here.

Dave on film: “Up in the Air” a sexy, thoughtful winner
Few movies of 2009 have left me both entertained and thoughtful. Up In The Air accomplishes this difficult task, and makes it look easy. I think it has a good shot at an Oscar for Best Picture. By Dave Taylor

A&E best bets: go with the Flobots, latke cook-off and Christmas in Tuna
Put on your artsy best for the Santa Fe Art District Best of 2009 Awards Gala & Opening Night Reception with live music, bar, holiday arts and crafts gift vendors, special guests, food, studio tours – and a good cause.
By Lisa Ryckman

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Beer sales in chain stores?
ColoradoBiz beer columnist Jay Dedrick chats with Bryan Baltzell of Great Divide Brewing Co. about the issue of full-strength beer sales in grocery and convenience stores and what it could mean for small breweries.


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