Features/entertainment

Your Mountain Drinking Passport
5280.com – May 30, 2016

We all know by now that the mountains aren’t just for skiing. Now, a new program called Elevated Libations aims to further broaden the horizons of slope junkies and tourists alike by showcasing the unique experiences offered at mountain-town bars.

Where Are All The Beer Shakes, Denver?5280.com, Dec. 5, 2014

For a beer town, Denver is surprisingly lacking in more creative options to consume our favorite hoppy beverage.

Adopting a pet? Suss out the long-term costs before you fall in love – The Denver Post, July 27, 2014

When Christine Casillas of Aurora walked into the Denver Animal Shelter recently, she knew exactly who she was looking to meet…

Behind the Scenes of ‘We Are What We Are’: Chatting With Director Jim MickleThe Credits, Sept. 30, 2013

For a key scene in the new drama We Are What We Are (opened Sept. 27), director/co-writer/editor Jim Mickle found himself up a creek holding a pile of bones…

Conjuring Faith AudiencesWorld, July 19, 2013

An R-rated horror film seems like a hard sell to churches, but The Conjuring, which opens today, is trying to do just that…

Maggie Gyllenhaal Joins D.C.’s Healthy Food MovementThe Washington Examiner, June 4, 2013

Get ready for more Maggie Gyllenhaal in the District. Not only will she be in town later this month to promote her new D.C.-set disaster movie, “White House Down,” this week the actress officially joined the advisory board for the nonprofit DC Greens…

Prince Harry Visits Capitol HillThe Washington Examiner, May 9, 2013

Prince Harry created a royal frenzy on Thursday when he visited Capitol Hill to tour a photo exhibit in the Russell Senate Office Building…

Marine Corps commissions new mascot: Private Chesty the BulldogThe Washington Examiner, April 8, 2013

The Marine Corps’ newest recruit walks on four legs and almost fell asleep during his commissioning ceremony Monday…

Mr. Lewis Goes to Comic ConThe Hill, July 23, 2013

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) boldly went were no sitting lawmaker has gone to sell a book before…

Matthew Perry Prefers Real Policy to Playing Political on TVThe Washington Examiner, May 7, 2013

Drug courts — a judicial process that puts nonviolent substance-abuse offenders into treatment instead of the prison system — seems like a heavy cause. But with Matthew Perry as celebrity spokesman, expect to hear a lighter side…

An Evening With Fruitvale Station Writer/Director Ryan CooglerThe Credits, July 12, 2013

Few directors fresh out of film school can boast their first feature-length movie is a likely Oscar contender, but Ryan Coogler could be one of the few with Fruitvale Station…

Stars ‘Nervous’ to Debut White House Disaster Movie in D.C.The Washington Examiner, March 13, 2013

What makes an iconic action star and award-winning director “seriously” nervous? Showing “Olympus Has Fallen,” a movie about terrorists occupying the White House, to a District audience…

Oscar Envelope Made Cross-Country Journey to D.C.The Washington Examiner, Feb. 25, 2013

It was a long, long journey to the capital city for the envelope Michelle Obama opened live from the White House to announce the winner of the Oscar for Best Picture…

Pinning PoliticsThe Hill, March 20, 2013

After GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney made a campaign stop in Rosemont, Ill., a few locals logged onto Pinterest to interact with event photos that Ann Romney, a fellow Pinterest member, had posted…

Migrating MinistryChristianity Today, May 11, 2011

On a hot summer sunday morning, 30 people gather in a small apartment in Austin, Texas. Primarily refugees from Bhutan and Nepal, they range in age from 3 to 106. Some arrived in the U.S. 10 days ago. All leave their shoes in a pile by the door. They begin by singing an enthusiastic chorus of Kati Mahan—”How Great Thou Art,” in Nepalese—from a handwritten folder of songs…