Put on your reddest lips and slip on your most comfortable dancing shoes, it’s time for one of Colorado’s most unique events, the 1940s WWII Era Ball. I have been to the ball and it was a terrific experience. The Big Band Christmas Ball, produced by the same folks, has also become a tradition in my family. The popularity of these two events has resulted in a third ball being
As a reminder, HeidiTown.com Gives Back campaign kicks off this February, and throughout the year, one Colorado-based nonprofit of my choosing will receive free HeidiTown ad space. On the first Monday of each month, I will highlight that month’s nonprofit. The first recipient of my HeidiTown.com Gives Back campaign is Freedom Service Dogs, located in Englewood, Colorado. This nonprofit incorporates two things that are close to my heart – military
I think this is one of the most unique festivals in Colorado. Celebrate the music of Fort Morgan’s favorite and most famous son at the Glenn Miller SwingFest, June 23-26, 2011. Read all about it HERE.
Review by Matt Dworak I just finished reading the book “Lone Survivor” by Marcus Luttrel and felt compelled to share. My brother Drew had recommended the book. Drew’s not a big reader and when he said he finished the book in two days that caught my attention. I should also mention that after finishing the book I had my wife read it, for women’s perspective. She
Rated R Directed by Paul Greengrass Starring Matt Damon, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear and a handful of real-life military men Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 2.5/5 Word of Warning: The viewer may suffer from “Greengrass sickness” (a.k.a. motion sickness). This Saturday, March 20, 2010, will mark seven years of US troop involvement in Iraq. “Green Zone” takes place exactly seven years ago, during the initial invasion of the country. Matt Damon plays
Not Rated Directed by Ross Katz Starring Kevin Bacon Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 5/5 This made for HBO movie, feels more like a documentary than a film. It’s the true story of Lt. Col. Mark Stobl (Kevin Bacon). The Lt. Col. Strobl lives in a beautiful home, has a happy family and works behind a desk as a numbers cruncher. It is 2004, the Iraq war is in full swing and
This movie is set in Iraq in 2004, and despite the location and subject matter, the writer and director stayed away from politics. Instead they concentrated on the things that make an excellent war movie … continue reading this review.