Off Country

Arts & Culture

Lifting the veil

Art has always been a central focus for Gunbarrel resident Michael Hamers. His passion from childhood translated into studying fine art in college. But...

Cultivating and curating

In the Spring of 2016, artist William Singer got a flat tire on his way out of Detroit. Waiting for the tow, he sat...

Our time in history

Election night was rough for many citizens around the country. Boulder resident Charlie Stein swung from disbelief to shock to sadness. In the aftermath,...

Between laughing and crying

After the November presidential election, comedian Dana Gould was taken aback, not just by the results, but how sure he’d been that Trump wouldn’t...

Supplying the drama

In George Strasburger’s painting “The Transaction,” two businessmen are talking in an office next to a big window. A man in a chair gestures...

In a world with no imagination

To create a world as magical as Oz or as enchanted as Narnia, the writer must have one key ingredient. As Willy Wonka walks...

A litte crazypants

Walking down the steps to the basement of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) there’s a graffiti sign that reads: The Dramastics are Loud....

Erasing creation

It’s 5 a.m., and the city is still. Under the Sun doesn’t open until the afternoon, but among the empty chairs sits artist Bryce...

Inappropriate laughter

The pilot of Tig Notaro’s semi-autobiographical Amazon Prime series One Mississippi wastes no time setting up the darkness that is — in all its...

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...

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,...
Our sponsors love Boulder
Our sponsors love Boulder
Our sponsors love Boulder