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Thursday, October 25,2012

Sequence of rakes

CU presents three versions of ‘Rake’s Progress’

By Peter Alexander
Igor Stravinsky: mashup artist? Indeed, the great Russian composer was mixing up styles long before the term “mashup” was invented.
Thursday, October 25,2012

The ghosts of Manitou Springs

Putting a haunted cemetery to the test

By Dave Kirby
Dead leaves swept gently across the footpaths in Crystal Valley Cemetery last Saturday evening, as if brushed away by a great, unseen hand. A crescent moon slipped silently behind the hills, and several large deer munched quietly on the short grass overlying Manitou and Colorado City’s dead.
Thursday, October 18,2012

It’s no invasion

Beetle exhibit shows off diversity of insect group

By Michael Callahan
Ed Sullivan isn’t around to introduce them, and you’re not gonna want to slug your partner every time you spot one.
Thursday, October 4,2012

Step lively for dance

Tango speaks to body and soul

By Michael Callahan
Scanning the room, your eyes become locked with a potential partner in a visual embrace that seems to extinguish the outside world.
Thursday, September 6,2012

Ransomed for charity

Prominent Denver businesspeople to gather funds for Flight For Life

By David Accomazzo
Flight For Life helicopters and airplanes usually fly people out of the mountains. But on Sept. 12, in a fundraising event called the Rocky Mountain Ransom, Flight For Life will helicopter eight Front Range denizens to a remote mountain location, dropping them with nothing but a cell phone.
Thursday, August 30,2012

Monsters in the dark

Podcast explores humanity’s fear of the unknown

By David Accomazzo
In the summer of 2010, Jeff Emtman, then a student at Fairhaven College, was suffering a sleepless night when he had an epiphany.
Thursday, August 9,2012

Hanging out on the fringe

Boulder International Fringe Festival celebrates the weird, the deviant, and the offbeat

By David Accomazzo
Sitting in a chair at the Naropa Performing Arts Center, as various artists performing in this year’s festival check out the space, hash out technical details and rehearse, Ortolano talks about the festival he birthed eight years ago with a pragmatic savvy.
Thursday, August 2,2012

Birds of a feather

Aerial artists flock to Boulder

By Michael Callahan
Boulderites love to exert themselves, and we appreciate the dedication it takes to become a world-class talent at something. So it should come as no surprise that Boulder is practically ground zero for an activity that combines the strength of a rock climber with the grace of gymnast.
Thursday, July 26,2012

Written with a needle

Quilter mixes art and function, tradition and innovation

By Elizabeth Miller
As Kerry Larkin has traveled the country with her handmade quilts, she’s discovered that people in Manhattan and Washington, D.C. — just like people in rural Pennsylvania where she grew up and her current home in Colorado — have stories about quilts.
Thursday, July 26,2012

When cultures collide

Tony Ortega’s prints explore the intersections of Latino and American communities

By David Accomazzo
Denver artist Tony Ortega’s attic studio overflows with framed prints he has made during his three-plus decades as a professional artist. Chicano-style prints made with colorful pastels and paints hang from the walls.
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