<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of May 29, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[CWA: A magnifying glass on art]]> When Terrence McNally, the four-time Tony Award-winning playwright, was completing his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in the late ’60s, he spent a summer as program director for a camp of chronic schizophrenics.]]> <![CDATA[Bolder Boulder and beer bongs]]> Around 9:05 a.m. on Memorial Day, I stood with my feet a few inches behind the Bolder Boulder starting line, ready for my wave to begin its 10K quest on a sunny, clear morning.]]> <![CDATA[Arts and activism]]> Arts and media unite communities, says Irene Vilar, the creator and driving force behind the Americas Latino Festival. By harnessing the mainstream appeal and draw of prominent Latino creators, she hopes to brighten the main environmental mission of the festival as well as showcase Latino culture to a broad audience — positioning Latinos not just as spectators to the environmental movement but as leaders.]]> <![CDATA[Venturing off the pavement]]> Choose to ride. He’ll take you to places far from the well-paved habitats of most mere mortal westerners and into the timeless world of American cowboys. His subjects may look like they strode out of the historic Wild West, but in reality they’re men living and breathing today, still roping steer and riding hard.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of April 3, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Warp and weft]]> It may have been 20 years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, but it was 50 years ago that the Handweavers Guild of Boulder first met up to combine their handweaving powers. And back then, it was for handweavers only, leaving Boulder’s needlepoint community out in the cold.]]> <![CDATA[Jewish artists show off wares at Judaica art show]]> Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery is continuing the Hanukkah celebration with artworks that highlight the Jewish heritage. The 16th Annual Judaica Show features menorahs, sparkling jewelry, hand-colored prints, mezuzot and festival ware crafted by artists from around the country. On view through Jan. 10, a portion of the proceeds from the sales will be donated to the Boulder Jewish Community Center.]]> <![CDATA[Truth be Told Grand Story Slam]]> Participants in Boulderīs live storytelling series come up with a five-minute story that must be true, based on a provided theme.]]> <![CDATA[Gears of War 3 ends trilogy with great story, action]]> It’s been about three years since Gears of War 2 was released, a great and hugely popular game with a multiplayer that struggled at first but became addictive that fans continued to play years after the game came out. Now with Gears of War 3, the trilogy comes to an end, but the gaming continues on.]]> <![CDATA[Premiere]]> In the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art’s newest exhibit, Substrate, artists focus on shifting the perspective. While you’d usually expect for the art to be on the walls of the museum, Substrate focuses on the floors. This concept forces the viewers to interact and engage with the museum itself.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Jan. 29, 2015]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[The salesman cometh]]> <![CDATA[Boulder disputes GQ’s style verdict ]]> GQ Magazine has challenged Boulder to step up its style when ranking the city as number 40 on its list of the 40 Worst-Dressed Cities in America. Many local residents disagree, instead politely telling GQ and New York City where they can put their fashion advice. ]]> <![CDATA[From an immigrantīs perspective]]> The current fall exhibitions at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art bring distinct visions of what first-generation freedom looks like through the prism of two artists of Eastern European descent.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Jan. 8, 2015]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of November 6, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[What can’t be spoken]]> In an email exchange between cocurators of the art exhibit for Veterans Speak, Army veteran Adam Nilson explains his photography this way: “I have discovered that art is a therapeutic outlet and another way for me to communicate difficult situations and feelings that I do not care to vocalize.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of October 9, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Letting the colors sing]]> Not many people in the world get to live with a Matisse in the living room — to look at it over time and let it slowly explain itself. So for Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, design staff filled the galleries with arm chairs, sofas and end tables topped with vases or a clock, even a bird cage. Get comfortable, they say. Spend a while.]]>