<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Books]]> <![CDATA[Word Games]]> “I had shipped all of these severed arms to throw into the audience, and it was in Boulder that I realized that I was touring a day right behind Aron Ralston, who had written about cutting his arm off,” Palahniuk says. “And the Boulder Book Store people had opened my cases of arms and thought they were props for him.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Oct. 9, 2014]]> Innisfree: Jack Kerouac School [Dis]embodied Poetics Conference: Writing Thinking Being Off-Site Reading..]]> <![CDATA[Fifty shades of grey]]> “Someone said once that if you read a mystery book, even if it’s poorly written, you’ll keep reading because you want to find out what happened,” he says. “But for me, I stopped reading those kind of books because I got more interested in narrators, in unreliable, crazy narrators.]]> <![CDATA[Crafting the craftsmen ]]> Everyone has a story — an inkling of a narrative that starts from a life experience, or an idea that has rooted in the imagination. The Boulder Writing Studio is the first local organization devoted to teaching the mechanics of storytelling in a community setting. ]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of July 31, 2014]]> Nightingale’s Nest — by Nikki Loftin. 6:30 p.m. Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-447-2074..]]> <![CDATA[Bukowskis]]> Saturday, August 2: Lighthouse Writers Workshop hosts Boulder Story Builder, Boulder Center for Conscious Community, 1637 28th St., Boulder, 303-297- 1185 Lighthouse Writers Workshop will spend the weekend presenting an array of seminars, craft-talks and literary performances to help Boulder’s aspiring scribes class up their game.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of August 7, 2014]]> Magnificent Vibration — by Rick Springfield. 7 p.m. Tattered Cover Book Store, 9315 Dorchester St., Highlands Ranch. 303-470-7050..]]> <![CDATA[Words]]> 10:30 a.m. Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495- 3303..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of August 21, 2014]]> 7 p.m. Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, 303-322-7727..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Sept. 4, 2014]]> 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495-3303..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of August 28, 2014]]> Bravery: The Living Buddha Within You —.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Sept 11, 2014]]> Innisfree: Weekly Open Poetry Reading..]]> <![CDATA[Scientifically funny]]> But the duo were not just in search of comedy itself, they were doing research on McGraw’s theory of why things are funny, something he calls the “benign violation” theory, simply described as “the idea that humor arises when something seems wrong or threatening, but is simultaneously OK or safe.]]> <![CDATA[Pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman: Losing his religion]]> At some point, Chuck Klosterman lost the reserves of feelings he used to invest in disliking a band. He once relished the arguments over why the Red Hot Chili Peppers suck, or which mid-period Beach Boys album is the best. But now, he says he just doesn’t care like he used to, something he realized 10 years ago when he slid into his CD player a promo copy of The Very Best of the Eagles, a band he had once loathed.]]> <![CDATA[Bethy Love Light]]> Sample lyrics from Bethy Love Light’s “muzoetry,” which comes off as spoken word poetry over Hare Krishna-style beats: “Within the human body, which is a spaceship / a merkaba from a cosmic relationship / and life is a trip / and we like to sit / on...]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Sept 25, 2014]]> Circle of Care’s Intergenerational Voices Open Mic..]]> <![CDATA[A tale of two predators]]> In 1989, a jury found Brent Brents, then 18, guilty of raping two children. He spent the next 15 years in jail, and when he got out in July 2004, he went on a terrifying rampage, raping and assaulting dozens of men, women and children until his capture in February 2005.]]> <![CDATA[Word | Week of Oct. 23, 2014]]> Innisfree: Weekly Open Poetry Reading..]]> <![CDATA[ASK]]> From her early beginnings as a human statue, to kicking her record label to the curb and going solo, Dresden Dolls frontwoman Amanda Palmer has always been willing to buck convention and try something unexpected, even when the odds and the powers that be are against her.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of Oct. 30, 2014]]> From the Page to the Stage: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike..]]>