<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Books]]> <![CDATA[Water in the desert]]> We have to bring it to Boulder.’” The festival Friedman was referring to is the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival ( JLF). Founded in Jaipur, India in 2006, the festival has grown to be the largest literature festival in the world. And it’s heading to Boulder for its first American reincarnation Sept.]]> <![CDATA[Reviving the Emerald Mile]]> Ten years ago, right before Kevin Fedarko’s first encounter with the watery force that barrels through the Grand Canyon, he found himself enraptured by the humble riverboat known as the dory.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of June 19, 2014]]> Active Minds Lecture: Ukraine at a Tipping Point..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of November 20, 2014]]> Innisfree Weekly Open Poetry Reading..]]> <![CDATA[Haven in Innisfree]]> The couple opening the nation's third poetry-only bookstore on the Hill knew of the uphill battle they would face trying to make their living off an art form many consider stuffy and inaccessible. In fact, according to Brian Buckley, who co-owns Innisfree Poetry Bookstore and Cafe]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of June 4, 2015]]> The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing — Brigitte Mars..]]> <![CDATA[(Gr)Apple]]> <![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[Natural-born talent? Author sheds new light on nature-nurture debate ]]> To the adults I met as a child, a person's capacity for achievement could be decided at around age 6 or 7 by a simple equation: genes environment, or 'nature nurture.' Given an extra dose of more expansive learning by dynamic teachers, they thought, a 'gifted' child could metaphorically grow from a caterpillar into a butterfly.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of July 30, 2015]]> Field Trip Fiasco and John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall — Julie Danneberg..]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[schedule]]> <![CDATA[Poetry]]> <![CDATA[A peek into the latest novel from author Mark Behr]]> In Santa Fe, I had a chance to hear 46-year-old College of Santa Fe (CSF) Professor Mark Behr, a Tanzanian-born novelist and essayist, read from his new book Kings of the Water at the O’Shaughnessy Performance Space on the CSF campus.]]> <![CDATA[New children's book deals with domestic violence]]> In her day job as a detective in the Longmont Police’s domestic violence unit, Sara Pierce became familiar with children’s reactions to seeing one parent hit another. But she and other members of the Longmont Ending Violence Initiative (LEVI) realized that there wasn’t much available in the way of children’s books that deal with domestic violence. So Pierce wrote her own.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of May 15, 2014]]> Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe. 1203 13th St., Suite A, Boulder, 303-495-3303..]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of June 18, 2015]]> The Spiral Notebook — Stephen and Joyce Singular..]]> <![CDATA[John Fayhee’s latest is worth the trip]]> Fayhee, whose gruff and scruffy exterior are paired with wit and a healthy dose of sarcasm and cynicism, was known for having a bit of a wild streak. At times, his adventures were traced to one of the local watering holes, at others, to one of the nearby 14ers.]]> <![CDATA[‘Because I like them’]]> In grade school letters at the top of a piece of printer paper, 6-year-old Ronan carefully spells out the words “Boys” and “Girls.” Using the couch’s ottoman as his desk, he kneels on the floor near his mother, Eileen Kiernan-Johnson, who discusses her self-published children’s book in their Boulder home.]]> <![CDATA[Words | Week of July 23]]> “So, You’re a Poet” Open Poetry Reading..]]>