<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Stage]]> <![CDATA[Discuss]]> To cap off Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Movement to End Sexual Assault (MESA) is hosting a panel to discuss immigration. The hot button issue of immigration carries with it a unique set of problems, but one that gets overlooked is sexual assault, which happens at alarming rates throughout most communities.]]> <![CDATA[Cheech and Chong get it legal]]> "It's getting closer all the time,” says Cheech Marin about what he calls the “quasi-legal” state of marijuana use in America. “You can walk down the street of just about any city smoking a joint, and nobody’s gonna hassle you. It’s ridiculous that it’s not legal. Sometimes our country has this puritanical element about it that just pops up like a mutant gene.”]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of April 30, 2015]]> Jester’s Dinner Theatre, 224 Main St., Longmont, 303-682- 9980. Through May 10..]]> <![CDATA[Christopher Titus is a loser]]> Plenty of comics know that tragedy can make for some great comedy, but few have mastered it the way Christopher Titus has. After all, he’s got plenty of great material to work with: a dead, crazy mom; a dead, alcoholic dad; a dead marriage; and a dead television show, all which have shaped him into one of the darkest comics around.]]> <![CDATA[Fear and self-loathing in New York]]> Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC) is one of Boulder’s best, bar none. From its first production, Antigone, BETC began raising the bar for Front Range theater. With Seminar, BETC gets its eighth season started with the second lively, sly and often humorous Theresa Rebeck play it has produced.]]> <![CDATA[The anatomy of a woman]]> Nearly 20 years ago, a woman from New York City decided the world needed to talk about vaginas. Since 1996, Eve Ensler’s celebrated play The Vagina Monologues has made its way around the globe, inviting audiences to laugh, weep, seethe and rejoice at the real stories of women — from the bliss of sexual awakenings to the embarrassment of trips to the gynecologist to the terror of sexual assault.]]> <![CDATA[Upward movement]]> Due to the altitudinal nature of aerial dance, Frequent Flyers Productions founder Nancy Smith says the spaces where her company can rehearse and train around Boulder are limited.]]> <![CDATA[Home on the range]]> It was just a few years ago that comedian and actor T.J. Miller was pounding the pavement seven days a week doing standup routines at Chicago comedy clubs and touring with comedy troupes. He was paying his dues, as most entertainers do at some point in their lives, when he got a call for an audition.]]> <![CDATA[theater]]> Was your New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Do you love local craft brews? Why not kill two birds with one stone, and join Left Hand Brewing Company’s running club. The run is for one hour and whether you walk, jog or sprint, each participant gets a free pint when they get back to the brewery.]]> <![CDATA[The new Monday night]]> Conor O'Neill's regularly offers an open mic on Tuesday nights, Catacombs hosts one on Thursday nights, and a new weekly poetry reading is currently in the works at Tonic, with similar showcases offered throughout the year at the No-Name Bar on the Hill, the Boulder Bookstore and on the CU campus.]]> <![CDATA[Haunting harmonies]]> What is your first thought when you hear the phrase “the phantom of the opera?” Unless you’re an unabashed bibliophile or literary-minded Francophile, it’s almost certainly not the novel, Le Fantome de l’Opera, written by Gaston Leroux in 1910. Still, that early 20th century flight of fancy introduced the world to the grotesquely deformed music lover and catacomb dweller, Erik, he of the half mask and three-quarters madness.]]> <![CDATA[Hello I must be going, to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts]]> The Denver Center for the Performing Arts opened Animal Crackers, the classic of stage and screen from The Marx Bros. And whether you know the show or not, the summary is that it doesn’t matter.]]> <![CDATA[Leaning forward, staying present]]> News about the near-fatal shooting of 14-year-old Pakistani women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai reached Eve Ensler in a text message.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of April 16, 2015]]> Charlie and the Chocolate Factory..]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of Dec. 18, 2014]]> St., Denver, 303-447-5977. Through Dec. 20..]]> <![CDATA[Peanuts, Cracker Jacks, perfidy and laughs]]> Do you enjoy plays or musicals (Sure, we all do!) but can never convince your husband, wife, lover, son, daughter, friend, co-worker or mail delivery person to join you for a show? Well, if that husband, wife, lover, son, daughter, friend, co-worker or mail delivery person is a baseball fan, you may finally be in luck because The Catch.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrate]]> One of the biggest days in horse racing and big hats has finally arrived. The Kentucky Derby is a chance to give a nod to the South and get dressed up while putting your money down on a noble steed, hopefully with a funny name.]]> <![CDATA[Debut]]> The BRIAH Danse company is ready to bring a fresh voice to the dance community of Colorado, and The Dairy is hosting its debut. The troupe blends classical and contemporary with ballet and modern dance by mixing dancers from multiple worlds of discipline.]]> <![CDATA[Hypnotist/comedian Flip Orley wants you to look into his eyes]]> Orley is a hypnotist. He’s also a comedian, a hypno-comic, if you will. ]]> <![CDATA[Comedic birthing pool]]> Putting comedy within anyone’s reach has been one of the goals of the Upright Citizens Brigade, a comedy troupe that enjoyed a run on Comedy Central from 1998 to 2000 and now operates theaters in Los Angeles and New York that have served as stepping stones for many comedic actors and writers. The company also tours the nation, putting on comedy shows coast-to-coast.]]>