Entertainment

DeVotchka translates Sondheim

Denver-based, indie rock band, DeVotchKa is no stranger to unconventional projects. With multiple original albums, the band has also scored movies including Little Miss...

Exhibit chronicles the career of Boulder artist Martha Russo

Martha Russo didn’t always dream of being an artist. As an accomplished field hockey player, Russo took a year off from Princeton University in...

I dare ya’

This might be a stretch, but if you get right down to it, Joey Vega owes his 30-year career in comedy to a nightclub...

Boulder Phil to help produce a ‘masterpiece’

J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion is at least three different works. It is a sacred work, written and performed in Bach’s lifetime as part of...

Hanging with Hannibal

Everybody kind of stinks, in my opinion. I don’t really like anyone,” says comedian Hannibal Buress. As most comedians do, Buress draws from his daily...

Why not Longmont, as a Colorado film hub?

You may not have heard much about Colorado’s film industry. When you think cinema, you think New York or Hollywood. If you do think...

Beasts of burden

The Jungle Book is director Jon Favreau’s “live-action” — if you count an entirely CGI environment with almost entirely CGI characters to be “live-action”...

Two bloated egos harmonize in ‘Elvis & Nixon’

There is an often-repeated anecdote that Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest and came in second. It’s a popular story, one...

Keeping the heart alive

When you grow up, your heart dies,” Allison “Basketcase” Reynolds sadly theorizes in The Breakfast Club. It serves as a forewarning, one that teenagers...

This silence is golden

Any theater purists out there who weep into their chamomile about the stage being corrupted by more and more adaptations of (gasp!) films, need...

‘Batman v Superman’ is evil

The infinite monkey theorem holds that monkeys randomly typing on keyboards for infinity will eventually produce the works of Shakespeare. Batman v Superman: Dawn...

‘The Tender Land’ hits close to home

Fiery gypsy smugglers, humpbacked court jesters, cruel tyrants, Japanese geishas and French nuns facing the guillotine — it’s a good bet that most operatic...
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