<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Archives]]> <![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[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[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[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[The Watershed School]]> Founded a decade ago on research-based best practices, Watershed connects everything students learn to the real world, both on and off campus. Students study real-world problems in the Front Range, Silicon Valley, and around the world -- and they apply their knowledge in real-world ways.]]> <![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[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 Shadows Montessori School]]> The only internationally accredited (AMI) Montessori school in Colorado where children joyfully reach their individual potential through independence, academic excellence, respect and moral responsibility while learning, exploring and playing in and around our 12-acre farmhouse campus.]]> <![CDATA[Shining Mountain Waldorf School]]> Shining Mountain is a Pre-K–12th grade school fully accredited by the Association of Colorado Independent Schools, the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America and the National Association of Independent Schools.]]> <![CDATA[Bixby School]]> At Bixby, an environment has been created in which the naturally inquisitive, open mind of a child is not restricted by exercises that set a predetermined path to success. The focus, rather, is on embracing the intrinsic way children learn by providing them the freedom to venture out, explore, and experiment in an unimpeded journey to knowledge.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder is no Seattle]]> <![CDATA[Jarrow Montessori School]]> Founded in 1964, Jarrow is the oldest Montessori school in Colorado. Jarrow is a private, nonprofit, co-ed school. Located in North Boulder, the three-acre campus is graced by a canopy of century-old trees and is “home” to students from throughout Boulder County.]]> <![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[New Boulderganic.com launched]]> <![CDATA[Friends’ School]]> Friends’ School offers an independent, secular, coeducational program for children in Preschool through Grade 5, and a Teacher Preparation Program for teachers with a Bachelor’s degree. Students are challenged to reach their full potential through academic excellence, creative expression, and social responsibility.]]> <![CDATA[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[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.]]>