<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Archives]]> <![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[schedule]]> <![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[Agency to return $7.7 million to investors in Internet scam]]> <![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[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[Boulder is no Seattle]]> <![CDATA[Info]]> participating stores, selected special releases, live performances]]> <![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[Egypt’s interim government offers to step down as protests rage]]> <![CDATA[Extras]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Creek Festival Schedule]]> <![CDATA[Hillside School]]> Hillside School is a leader in the development of innovative teaching strategies for students with learning differences and serves as a community resource about learning and the well-being of children.]]> <![CDATA[wehaa test]]> test]]> <![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[Mackintosh Academy]]> As the only K-8, full-time gifted and IB program in Boulder Valley, Mackintosh Academy nurtures the unique genius in every child. Mackintosh’s distinct approach blends handson inquiry, design thinking, creativity/innovation, social-emotional learning, international-mindedness and service learning.]]> <![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[Stiff refreshment]]> In an era of bow-tied, mustachioed bartenders debating the merits and uses of house-made shrubs, molecular mixology and food-flavored liquors, sometimes it’s refreshing to return to the basics.]]> <![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[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.]]>