<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Archives]]> <![CDATA[Reverse Godzilla]]> Twenty-seven years ago, a handful of Boulderites decided to go a good deed: to pitch in and clean up the creek and the downtown parks surrounding it. To make it fun, they added a couple booths. Then they added a couple more. Before long, that cleanup fell by the wayside and the booths took over.]]> <![CDATA[Who Killed The Vote on Fracking Part Two]]> While such a radical escalation in price would create a giant economic windfall for those who are invested in natural gas — giant as in when you consider the incredibly large global reserves of shale gas, it could be one of the largest expanders of wealth in history — it would not be good for everyone.]]> <![CDATA[The patron saint of the lyrically scorned]]> Woman to Woman, isn’t Denver musician Esmé Patterson’s first go at a concept album. Years ago, before starting the band she’s best known for fronting, Paper Bird, she and Paper Bird’s future guitar player gave it the old college rock try.]]> <![CDATA[Ski area bosses, conservationists should seek progressive solution for Eldora expansion plan]]> Proposed expansion at Eldora Mountain Resort could easily break down along familiar lines, pitting the ski industry and the U.S. Forest Service against conservation advocates and community activists over a plan that envisions adding new turf and equipment.]]> <![CDATA[Extras]]> <![CDATA[wehaa test]]> test]]> <![CDATA[The Bard cometh]]> Orr isn’t exactly new to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. He started acting there in the mid-oughts, moved up to associate producing director in 2011, and spent last season as the interim artistic director after the departure of Philip Sneed.]]> <![CDATA[Christmas for Music Lovers]]> Though the market for purchasing and listening to music has largely moved online, hardcore music fans still dedicated to physical records have resisted the move, fetishing the act of collecting vinyl. What used to be a common act of commerce has now turned into a subculture, and like all cultures, it even has its own holiday: Record Store Day, celebrated every year on the third Saturday of April.]]> <![CDATA[Ten days of creation]]> People have thrown around the idea of something like Boulder Arts Week for a while, but it was Bill Obermeier, from The Dairy Centre for the Arts, and David Dadone, from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, who both started to actually talk about making the event a reality.]]> <![CDATA[Egypt’s interim government offers to step down as protests rage]]> <![CDATA[Boulder is no Seattle]]> <![CDATA[Archives]]> <![CDATA[Rock and roll masonry]]> Something about summertime in Boulder seems to bring out the true colors of its community, as if the sun unleashes the great vibes emanating throughout this diverse and lively town; vibes that can be found in abundance at Boulder’s annual Bands on the Bricks series, which runs June 11 to Aug.]]> <![CDATA[Agency to return $7.7 million to investors in Internet scam]]> <![CDATA[schedule]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Creek Festival Schedule]]> <![CDATA[Words and music]]> When Krewella first started talking about signing to major label Columbia Records, the group left no room for confusion on its demand for creative control over its music. “That was a huge priority,” says Yasmine Yousaf, one of Krewella’s two singers. “When we signed to Columbia, it was one of the first things we said. It was like ‘Guys, we’re really headstrong. We’re kind of the assholes if you want to take the creative shit away from us.]]> <![CDATA[Affairs of the world: Burgeoning CWA celebrates 62nd year]]> "It's bigger," Palmer says. "It's a lot bigger." The conference is now so popular, in fact, that finding venue space is one of the toughest challenges. At last year's CWA, some 90,000 thousand seats were filled over the week-long event. That's compared to about 35,000 seats 12 years ago when Palmer first became director.]]> <![CDATA[A theatre student walks into a bar]]> CU’s Fringe Festival, going down April 25 to 27 at various locations on the CU campus, is an all-art, all-free, all-student weekend, a time when students are free to create their own work, and are not restrained by content or experience. Consequently, the theatre and dance department is getting ready for one of the most exciting, entrepreneurial times in its history.]]> <![CDATA[Eastwood and Damon tackle mortality in 'Hereafter']]> Dirty Harry Callahan would have taken one long, hard, squinty look at "Hereafter," curled his mouth into a grimace of utter incomprehension, and muttered, "You're not making my day." The afterlife, after all, wasn't a place Harry seemed to think a lot about, except as a destination for those on the business end of his .44 Magnum.]]>