<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Articles]]> <![CDATA[Where did Thanksgiving come from?]]> <![CDATA[COPOUT 21]]> <![CDATA[LETTERS]]> <![CDATA[Outdoor fun for all]]> • Pot holder on lid underside allows one handed carrying Sea to Summit has a whole line of pots, plates, bowls etc. and all make for great gifts..]]> <![CDATA[Letters to the Future]]> World leaders from more than 190 countries will convene in Paris during the first two weeks of December for the long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference. Will the governments of the world finally pass a binding global treaty aimed at reducing the most dangerous impacts of global warming … or will they fail in this task?.]]> <![CDATA[Skipping school]]> For the first time in more than 20 years of United Nations negotiations, the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the goal of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius and taking monumental steps toward global governance on climate change.]]> <![CDATA[Now you see it, now you don’t]]> John Birchak’s eyes well with tears as he speaks about his first days in Tibet — three days in the sacred city of Lhasa, often spent watching Buddhist devotees walk wellworn paths around and around and around monasteries on Barkhor Street. “During those three days it was absolutely bliss to be in the old Barkhor,” Birchak says. “There are all these street vendors out in front of the buildings, and every morning and every evening there was this beautiful stream of people doing their daily kora, their daily walk, saying their prayers. You just had to step into this stream…” he pauses as the tears form, then he asks forgiveness.]]> <![CDATA[Labor of love]]> Eventually, Boulder Ballet’s creative team selected designer Susan Crabtree, who teaches scenic design at various universities and whose clients include the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Denver Center Theatre Company and the University of Colorado.]]> <![CDATA[Cowboys are coming to town]]> “America is the most Christmas-loving country, and the majority of Christmas songs were actually written by Americans,” Murphey says. “When you look at interpretations of Christmas in the U.S., though, the event has been turned into a very Victorian English sort of thing.]]> <![CDATA[Happiness and cheer]]> “We’ve prided ourselves on the fact that we do early music as well as contemporary music,” says Thomas Edward Morgan, the group’s founding director. “Our Christmas concert, when we reach our widest audiences, is meant to give them a range of what we do.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrate]]> With a belly full of turkey, there’s no better time to start celebrating the holiday season. And a great place to do just that is at the Catch the Glow parade in Estes Park. There will be festive music, dancers, floats and, most importantly, plenty of twinkly lights.]]> <![CDATA[Jam]]> After 25 years, Leftover Salmon is now a staple in the jam band scene; their name being synonymous with bluegrass greatness. With their genesis in Boulder in 1989, the band has seen quite a few lineup changes, none of which have affected their signature slam-grass form of aggressive bluegrass that originally gained them recognition.]]> <![CDATA[Reminisce]]> Whether you fancy hookahsmoking caterpillars, un-birthdays or sly disappearing felines, this intergenerational performance of Lewis Caroll’s fanciful social satire is sure to satisfy and enchant.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Nov. 26, 2015]]> Susan Wick: Wild Women Never Get the Blues..]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of Nov. 26, 2015]]> Deirdre of the Sorrows by John Millington Synge.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Nov. 26, 2015]]> Small Business Saturday and Indies First..]]> <![CDATA[Classical holiday events]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[No music, no life]]> Tower Records was once the place where many gathered to hear great new music, tell their friends about a record they just heard and, most importantly, to purchase it.]]> <![CDATA[Comfort food]]> It’s located in an old building on the far west end of Walnut. To the west of Sherpa’s is a woodsy, over-priced parking lot (you don’t have to park there to go to Sherpa’s) and then a foliage-filled view into the foothills. You’re far enough from the bustle of Broadway and the foot traffic of Pearl so it’s quiet and feels more secluded than it is.]]>