<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Articles]]> <![CDATA[Why a New Jersey puffer fish should not be president]]> <![CDATA[For whom the road tolls]]> <![CDATA[LETTERS]]> <![CDATA[News Briefs]]> “It was a rather poorly run meeting,” says Dave Hallock, an Eldora resident and coordinator for the Middle Boulder Creek Coalition. “First of all, it was held up in Fort Collins, whereas most of the people involved in [the objection process] live in Boulder, Nederland, Eldora.]]> <![CDATA[Are loopholes in policies putting ride-booking service drivers at risk?]]> The iconic pink mustaches of the Lyft brand ride-booking service are unmistakable. Whether it’s a large furry bumper-stache or a “glowstache” illuminating the night streets, the Lyft paraphernalia attracts users who have downloaded the company’s application as well as those in need of transportation who don’t have the app.]]> <![CDATA[Home again]]> The television cameras started to leave after the prayer circle disbanded. One by one — the camera guy with the tiny bulldog of a man reporting; the camera guy of the pretty young reporter with perfect hair; the camera guy who knocked over an elderly woman with a cane to get a shot — they packed up and left.]]> <![CDATA[Only you can prevent West Nile virus]]> With a backpack full of specialized bacteria, a force of technicians patrols Boulder-area still waters for miniature pests that can metamorphose into airborne vectors of disease. Acting like the Ghostbusters for mosquitoes, technicians seek out larvae and douse them with a spray of tiny bacteria called Bti — Bacillus thuringiensis israelenis. Bti is derived from naturally occurring soil bacteria and act as a larvicide that kills infantile mosquitoes before they can emerge from their watery breeding grounds.]]> <![CDATA[Wet for 50:]]> The river starts as nothing, just a trickle of snowmelt in the high Rockies, the wet drops of a winter’s precipitation falling off of lichen-covered rocks, streaking cliffs in dark zebra stripes of moisture. But it grows bigger quickly. The tributaries, both large and small, feed the monster, until the drops all flow together under the same name: The Colorado.]]> <![CDATA[Upcoming Events]]> To list your event, send information to: editorial@boulderweekly.com.]]> <![CDATA[Awakening a lifetime]]> It’s a warm spring day when John, dressed in a red plaid shirt with notes peeking out of the breast pocket, the first few scrawled pencil lines of which read yesterday’s date and “7:49 a, wind blowing from the west very hard,” and tan corduroys that sag in the seat, pauses on the sidewalk in front of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. He looks up at the sign over the entrance, then down at the door, up again to the sign, then his hand reaches for the door.]]> <![CDATA[Aquarium Rescue Unit blooms]]> When Trey Anastasio took the stage with the remaining members of the Grateful Dead a few weeks ago, subbing for the 23-year-gone Jerry Garcia, it was a little hard not to regard the gig as a gentle and respectful closing of a generational arc.]]> <![CDATA[A thriller comes to Colorado Music Festival]]> Jean-Marie Zeitouni, music director of the Colorado Music Festival (CMF), makes Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle sound almost like a Hollywood horror movie. “The musical score is warning about danger,” he says of the one-act opera, which he will conduct as part of a Festival Orchestra concert Thursday and Friday, July 23 and 24, in the Chautauqua Auditorium. The concert, titled “Beyond Fairy Tales,” will conclude with a concert performance of the opera. Also on the program is Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, as arranged by the composer in 1919.]]> <![CDATA[Sashay]]> That’s a wrap! Boulder County AIDS Project’s tenth annual “Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous!” drag show will be the final iteration of BCAP’s event. BCAP serves as a support system and service care provider for Boulder County residents with HIV/ AIDS and also provides information about HIV/AIDS and HIV prevention.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrate]]> Twenty-five years ago a milestone was passed for the disabled community. The Americans with Disabilities Act changed the lives of a lot of people by granting civil rights to people with disabilities, and now the Center for People with Disabilities’ Empowered Adapters Peer Group wants to celebrate.]]> <![CDATA[Solve]]> If you find yourself tuning in to marathons of TV shows like Law and Order or Criminal Minds, you’ll want to make your way to the Dickens Opera House for this murder mystery fundraiser hosted by the Longmont Dance Theatre. The mystery at hand is based on the murder of the man who gives the venue its name, W.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of July 23, 2015]]> Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122. Through September 13..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of July 23]]> “So, You’re a Poet” Open Poetry Reading..]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of July 23, 2015]]> Much Ado About Nothing..]]> <![CDATA[listen up!]]> “[In the beginning] I really had an attitude about not wanting to get better at [playing music] because I had some weird indie rock attitude about [my music] getting in the way of real feelings or something, but I definitely feel like I’m having...]]> <![CDATA[poetry]]>