Entertainment

The frog king cometh

Theoretically, when you drop a stone into water, the ripples continue on forever, ad infinitum. So while Jeremy Enigk doesn’t regret coming out as...

While Your Parents Danced

in the next room, their heels skimming over dark oak to Sinatra and Como and Bennett crooning from the dusty stereo, we lay in your small bed, sheets thrown...

On my Mom’s dying

She saw my first breath. I saw her last. And, in between,      many days of      smiles, shouts,      puddles, clouds      thoughts deluded, denuded,      eluded...

A campus for the arts

Seeking refuge from the June heat, student artists flocked to the air-conditioned Boulder Pottery Lab for its Saturday open hours. Inside the old Boulder...

Rite of passage

Cold War Kids singer/guitarist Nathan Willett feels his group has occupied a rather rare and enviable niche in the music world so far during...

Labour of love

People live on the island of Manhattan their entire lives and never visit the Statue of Liberty. There are lifelong Arizonans who’ve never stood...

Just as I remember

This is not based on a true story; this is a true story.” So proclaims the title cards that open American Animals — a...

Suparental sympathies

Over the years, The Incredibles has, somewhat cloyingly, become the thinking person’s answer to “best superhero movie.” Writer/director Brad Bird’s original, stylishly sly Fantastic...

CU NOW presents selections from new opera by Jake Heggie and...

ake Heggie, composer of the opera Dead Man Walking, and Gene Scheer, who wrote librettos for Heggie’s Moby Dick and It’s a Wonderful Life,...

The Constellation Collective: An organization of minor stars

When Kyle Donovan ran sound for a group of soulful songwriters at The Laughing Goat Coffeehouse in the summer of 2016, he knew he...

The eternal charm of the go-getter: Part one

Known as “the third genius,” Harold Lloyd did not have the same background in vaudeville as Charlie Chaplin or Buster Keaton; yet, he ended...

How magic happens

The sun is shining the day I talk to Stevie Jackson, lead guitarist for the Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian. “It rains a...
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