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Thursday, July 2,2015

Tidbites | Week of July 2, 2015

As the Fourth of July approaches, so does the trouble of deciding what to do on this happening weekend. Beyond the sights of the grill in your backyard and excessive use of sparklers, Boulder County will be offering a number of food-based events for this upcoming Fourth of July celebration.
Thursday, June 25,2015

Stiff refreshment

The mojito embraces alcohol and flavor

By Noel Phillips
In an era of bow-tied, mustachioed bartenders debating the merits and uses of house-made shrubs, molecular mixology and food-flavored liquors, sometimes it’s refreshing to return to the basics.
Thursday, August 28,2014

Boulder is no Seattle

Living wage issue will gain awareness at public forum, but is it enough?

By Cassie Moore
The high cost of living in Boulder County is old news. You won’t be surprised to read that a 2011 report showed the state minimum wage was already $3.61 shy of providing an individual with a self-sufficient wage even at that time. Self-sufficient meaning a person could live on their paycheck with no reliance on government assistance.
Thursday, June 12,2014

Rock and roll masonry

By Christian James Wilhelm
Something about summertime in Boulder seems to bring out the true colors of its community, as if the sun unleashes the great vibes emanating throughout this diverse and lively town; vibes that can be found in abundance at Boulder’s annual Bands on the Bricks series, which runs June 11 to Aug.
Thursday, June 5,2014

The Bard cometh

Colorado Shakespeare Festival producing artistic director Timothy Orr on the upcoming season and beyond

By Josh Gross
Orr isn’t exactly new to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. He started acting there in the mid-oughts, moved up to associate producing director in 2011, and spent last season as the interim artistic director after the departure of Philip Sneed.
Thursday, May 22,2014

Boulder Creek Festival Schedule

Drum Circle with Peak Rhythms 3:30 – 4 p.m. Boulder Karate 4 – 4:30 p.m. Kakes Studios 4:30 – 5 p.m. Halau Na ‘Olapa Mamao E Malama Hula 5 – 5:30 p.m. Schiff Dance Collective 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Mokomba Ensemble.
Thursday, May 22,2014

Reverse Godzilla

The Boulder Creek Festival brings its annual gift of music, carnival rides and rubber ducks

By Josh Gross
Twenty-seven years ago, a handful of Boulderites decided to go a good deed: to pitch in and clean up the creek and the downtown parks surrounding it. To make it fun, they added a couple booths. Then they added a couple more. Before long, that cleanup fell by the wayside and the booths took over.
Thursday, May 15,2014

Words and music

Krewella is bringing vocals to EDM

By Alan Sculley
When Krewella first started talking about signing to major label Columbia Records, the group left no room for confusion on its demand for creative control over its music. “That was a huge priority,” says Yasmine Yousaf, one of Krewella’s two singers. “When we signed to Columbia, it was one of the first things we said. It was like ‘Guys, we’re really headstrong. We’re kind of the assholes if you want to take the creative shit away from us.
Thursday, May 8,2014

The patron saint of the lyrically scorned

Esm Patterson talks ‘Woman to Woman’

By Josh Gross
Woman to Woman, isn’t Denver musician Esmé Patterson’s first go at a concept album. Years ago, before starting the band she’s best known for fronting, Paper Bird, she and Paper Bird’s future guitar player gave it the old college rock try.
Thursday, April 24,2014


UNIVERISTY THEATRE 12 p.m. – Homonym 12:30 p.m. – Matt Travels the World! 1:30 p.m. – Believe 3:30 p.m. – Romeo and Juliet 6 p.m. – Times New Roman 6:30 p.m. – Spring Awakening 9 p.m. – Stand Up 10 p.m. – Burlesque.