<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Archives]]> <![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[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[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[Private School Guide]]> Each winter, thousands of parents begin the Open Enrollment process in search of a better school option for their child. For reasons ranging from standardized test scores to school safety or differentiated student learning, parents across Boulder County and Colorado seek alternatives to their assigned neighborhood school.]]> <![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.]]> <![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[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[Out of balance]]> This year, hundreds of thousands of Coloradans signed petitions to create ballot initiatives that asked for more local control over the oil and gas development happening near their homes, schools and businesses as well as increased setbacks.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder is no Seattle]]> <![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[Libyans rejoice at Gadhafi’s death]]> The spectacle of Moammar Gadhafi’s capture at the mouth of a drain pipe and death in the custody of those he long oppressed thrilled Libyans but left a sense of unease about the nation’s ability to emerge from his violent legacy.]]> <![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[wehaa test]]> test]]> <![CDATA[Tara Performing Arts]]> Tara is a Waldorf high school specializing in a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum with an emphasis on the performing arts. Deliberately small in size, with 12 to 15 students per class, there is no highly competitive audition process for admission.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain Peak School]]> At Mountain Peak we focus on educating the whole child. We offer learning experiences that reach beyond the core academic areas beginning at the preschool level. Creative thinking in a hands-on manner introduces students to exciting and challenging subjects.]]> <![CDATA[schedule]]> <![CDATA[Temple Grandin]]> TGS is more than just a school — it’s a community. We want our students to experience caring adults as supports for all aspects of their lives.]]> <![CDATA[Info]]> participating stores, selected special releases, live performances]]>