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The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias

It has become increasingly obvious that we all, in one way or another, are shaped by a culture of rape. Last week, thousands of...

Don’t stop believin’

A musical can act as a snapshot of an era. Some center around the political and social movements of the time — Hair captures...

How do you see the world?

A father is sick and the son is beckoned to his side. While the son waits for his father to die, he meets another wayward...

The Smashing Pumpkins front man confronts reality

Less than two minutes into our conversation, Billy Corgan asks me to hang on. I hear a muffled and brief interaction he’s having with...

A busy classical weekend

In September, there were two the same day; now Boulder will see three ensembles launch their seasons in the city’s crowded classical-music calendar on...

Off Country

We end, I think, at what might be called the standard paradox of the twentieth century: our tools are better than we are, and...

Many unhappy returns

The hackneyed, half-assed backstory for the lead character in Happy Death Day involves the tragic loss of her mother, which doesn’t actually feel sad...

Longmont Chalk Art and Street Fair

This September, Longmont hosted their inaugural Chalk Art Street Fair & Bin Market, a free two-day street-painting festival where more than 38 artists spent...

Putting the ‘p’ in Pixies

The Pixies rose out of the subcultural netherworlds to transform the frenzied and underground indie-punk movement into something the mainstream could understand, or at...

Who the hell is Tyler Bates?

It’s around one in the morning in Kiev, Ukraine, and Tyler Bates is just settling into his hotel room. It’s the first day of...

‘Bachtoberfest’ concerts are all about Bach, not beer

Boulder’s ever-adventurous Bach Festival embarks on a new season of exploration, with concerts in Boulder Oct. 12 and Longmont Oct. 14. Boulder Bach Festival music...

The problem with pulling your punches

When Wonder Woman sailed into theaters this summer, coolly breaking superhero box office record after box office record, it was no surprise that curious...
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