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Shining a light on a musical ‘blind spot’ in Vienna

Vienna’s rich musical heritage of the Classic-Romantic periods is very familiar to audiences. But for a full century before Haydn or Mozart ever set...

The survivor’s tale

Aug. 1, 1966: U.S. Marine and University of Texas at Austin engineering student Charles Whitman entered the UT tower, climbed to the 28th floor,...

The context of classics

There is a special kind of joy that accompanies revisiting a favorite movie time and time again. We see ourselves in the faces of...

A new beginning

It’s clear in Sarah Anderson’s voice: the vocalist and trumpeter of Denver-based band Paper Bird is clearly a little nervous. It’s three days after...

Hairy Plotter


Here, in Trump’s America, the question is no longer “Why do bad things happen to good people?” but “Why do good people do bad,...

Topple the patriarchy

Sex in cinema is a complex thing. Depicting something so private, yet so routine, with taste and titillation at the same time has been...

Who lives, who dies, who tells your story

If someone asks you to name a mermaid, any mermaid, what is the first name that comes to mind? Lorelei? Madison? Ariel? Probably the...

John Waters brings bag of Christmas smut to Boulder

Christmas typically implies a lot of wholesomeness like steaming beverages, wrapped packages and a general influx in morality. But this Christmas, there’s another man...

A portrait of change, a portrait of love

Richard and Mildred Loving just wanted to be together. They loved each other and wanted to raise a family and in 1958, the two...

Hurts so good

Good science fiction makes you ask hard questions. Things like “What is the true core of human nature?” and “Do they really expect us...

A star is born

One of the many pleasures of going to the movies is the discovery of new ideas, new voices and new faces. Last weekend, that...

Travels with Trace

Midday in Brooklyn, and Trace Bundy is chilling after a “pretty much sold out” show the night before when Boulder Weekly catches up with...
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