Arts & Culture

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...

Tragic comedy

Exposition, conflict, action, climax, denouement — the pathway by which order falls to chaos in each of Shakespeare’s plays. How that order is restored,...

Please touch the art

Ann Cunningham was born in the gravel capital of the world, Oxford, Michigan. Surrounded by a variety of rocks, she’d spend hours sorting through stones...

Recalibrating the present

Gene Sherwood. Gwen Meux. Eve Drewlowe. Muriel Sibell Wolle. Virginia True. Anne Jones. These are just some of the names of the artists who...

Good to print

Master Printer Bud Shark wouldn’t describe himself as the artist behind the prints at his studio, but more as a facilitator of the works...

Metamorphosis

There is an unmistakeable sound of a woodshop — of the lathes, routers and lasers cutting, etching, carving — all absorbed and echoed in...

‘Local Folk’ exhibits diversity in Boulder County

Executive director of the Firehouse, Beryl Durazo has inclusivity on the brain. “Especially in Boulder County, diversity is an important role to play in anything,...

We’re all in this together

The timing of the fourth annual Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) could not be better. The United States is in the middle of a...

Filling in history

In 1950, leaving behind conscious form, Grace Hartigan took her paints and translated her thoughts on the canvas in a burst of red, blue,...

How lonely does it get?

I first met Bradley Books seven years ago through a thin piece of plexiglass. Sitting inside the staff office at the Boulder Shelter for the...

Oy, with the podcasts already

"What qualifies us to talk about Gilmore Girls like experts?” Kevin Porter asks co-host Demi Adejuyigbe, during the inaugural episode of their podcast Gilmore...

Building bridges

Melanie Yazzie is an artist. She’s a painter, printmaker, sculptor, jewelry designer and an art teacher. As the head of printmaking at the University...
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