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I’m just Joshin’

For Josh Blue, there is one clear-cut reason he’s a comedian. “Oh, the pussy! You know that’s a nice side perk,” Blue jokes.  But really,...

The exception that proves the rule

In terms of all-time great chestnuts, right up there with, “A stitch in time saves nine,” and, “Never get involved in a land war...

The Abaire-able lightness of being

Despite all of its affluence, education and aspirations to cultural relevance, Boulder sometimes struggles with maintaining a vibrant theater scene. The Dairy Arts Center,...

A dance to push

In these bleak times, it seems impossible to go a day without another shooting. Choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl is fed up and wants to awaken...

Longmont Laugh Fest is no joke

What goes together better than beer and comedy? Locally brewed beer and locally brewed comedy. Good thing this weekend’s Longmont Laugh Fest features both. “Beer...

War is Helen

You’ve probably heard the old saw about sex being like pizza: “Even when it’s not that great it’s still pretty good.” The same may...

Hear it again for the first time

"Singers are beautiful like Diana Ross or Petula Clark. I’m just a normal person,” says Carole King in Beautiful to guitarist Nick. “Who wants...

‘Baby Doe’ opens Central City Opera season

Central City Opera (CCO)has a fresh and imaginative remake of an old friend this summer. Their 60th-anniversary production of Douglas Moore’s The Ballad of Baby...

Remember, remember…

For more than 400 years, every Bonfire Night Britons have recited the following verses in remembrance of the foiled plot to assassinate their king...

Get your Bard on

The BolderBoulder has already bounded by. Cottonwood tufts blanket the ground like allergy-nightmare snow. Thermometers regularly top out in the 90s and with University...

Now I gotta cut loose

It’s possible when Footloose was first created, it meant to serve as a metaphor about art prevailing in times of tyrannical control. It could...

Paula Poundstone on comedy, motherhood and confidence

Comedian Paula Poundstone has been in the comedy game for more than 30 years now. She’s known for her stand-up, work on NPR’s weekly...
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