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Thursday, May 14,2015

A perfect piece for Robert Olson’s final MahlerFest

By Peter Alexander
Olson will lead his final two concerts with the festival that he nurtured from the merest of ideas 28 years ago to an event recognized around the world today, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 16 and 17.
Thursday, May 14,2015

Clyfford Still and the natives

By Elizabeth Miller
Before he became the creator of explosive and epic-scale abstract expressionist paintings and then an artist so reclusive and elusive that he nearly wrote himself out of the art history books, Clyfford Still was a graduate student and instructor at...
Thursday, May 14,2015

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MONDAY, MAY 18 Introduction to Spring Skiing in the Indian Peaks Wilderness..
Thursday, May 14,2015

Open doors, open eyes and change lives

‘Rewilding’ project is taking a formerly incarcerated young man into the wilderness for a life-changing trip

By Elizabeth Miller
Thirty minutes outside New York City, on the road to the Shawangunk Mountains in upstate New York, Anthony DeJesus turned to his travel companions and said this was the farthest he’d ever been outside the city. Born and raised in the Bronx, he’d joined a gang as a teenager and been incarcerated for dealing drugs by his 20th birthday. His outlook on life was as narrow as the space between the buildings and pavement that surrounded him.
Thursday, May 14,2015

Temporary nature

Artist uses drawings to start the conversation on climate change

By Amanda Moutinho
In the past, Rice has dabbled in several art forms, but he says when he started doing performance art he began exploring political themes. For this show, he says he wanted to address the serious environmental crisis happening in the world.
Thursday, May 14,2015

NEW ANSWERS TO DEVELOPMENT QUESTIONS EMERGE

If passed, two ballot initiatives will amend city charter and alter development

By Matt Cortina
One ballot initiative would give individual neighborhoods the opportunity to vote on any land use changes in their area. The other initiative tacks on recuperative expenses to future development projects. The potential ramifications if either amendment passes have kindled a debate between advocacy groups, the city and developers.
Thursday, May 14,2015

News briefs

“But it’s also going to be a dynamic work space, meeting space and a place of resource for the whole community,” says Beteta. “We’re happy because we’re going to be hosting not only our events there, but opening space to other organizations to host events, and especially nonprofits that could use a hand.
Thursday, May 14,2015

LETTERS

The policy, as proposed by Citizens’ Climate Lobby, includes three parts: A gradually increasing carbon fee, imposed at the point of extraction or import of fossil fuels, provides a price signal to the economy, enabling businesses and consumers to adjust gradually and unleashes American ingenuity to devise better low-carbon technologies.
Thursday, May 14,2015

Towards a smarter, more progressive approach to trade

By Congressman Jared Polis
These pages have written extensively over the past several months about an important topic: trade. Numerous commentaries and letters of varying levels of veracity have been printed. Unfortunately, while I admire the persistence and attention paid to this topic, the facts have often meandered from the truth. First off, let’s get one thing straight — any one that has followed my political and business career knows that I am supportive of freer and fairer trade and the benefits it brings to hundreds of thousands of small businesses and workers across the country, including thousands in our own backyard — places like Lightning Eliminators in Boulder, which helps protect buildings from lightning, Shotcrete Technologies in Idaho Springs which makes high-speed nozzles for concrete applications, Pro’s Closet biking supplies in Boulder and Keeton Industries in Wellington which makes probiotics for fish.
Thursday, May 14,2015

The campaign to pass the Danish Plan

By Paul Danish
The campaign to pass the Danish Plan began in August 1976 with a panicked phone call to me from Councilwoman and future Mayor Ruth Correll. She wanted to know why the Danish Plan (officially called the Slow Growth ordinance) didn’t exempt affordable housing from its growth limits.
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