<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[The ghosts of Manitou Springs]]> Dead leaves swept gently across the footpaths in Crystal Valley Cemetery last Saturday evening, as if brushed away by a great, unseen hand. A crescent moon slipped silently behind the hills, and several large deer munched quietly on the short grass overlying Manitou and Colorado City’s dead.]]> <![CDATA[Arts and crafts]]> The fourth annual Open Arts Fest will draw in more than 100 artists and performers from across the country to show off their goods.]]> <![CDATA[Come to this maybe amazing show and hear some things that are only partly true]]> Dear suburbs: Todd Snider and his new band, the Hard Working Americans, are coming after you and any other self-proclaimed “hard working American” who’s stood behind the safety of a picket fence to look down on other people.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of July 10, 2014]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[And now for something completely different]]> Anchored by a handful of Boulder’s Dinner Theatre mainstays like Brian Norber, Wayne Kennedy, Scott Beyette, Brian Jackson and Alicia Dunfee, the cast of Spamalot is truly stellar.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of May 29, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[A&E at CWA]]> Since it was founded in 1948, University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs has kept on keeping on with its half-spontaneous intellectual mashup format. The changes it has seen have come primarily in expanding to topics less worldly in their affairyness.]]> <![CDATA[Runner’s toes]]> Hey Boulder, you like community events with athletic themes doncha? Sure you do. So bring your family and friends on downtown to compete in a good ol’ fashioned footrace: The Pearl Street Mile.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of June 5, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Unbridled art]]> When the tight squeeze of Communist regime censorship applied itself to art in Poland, trained artists turned their hands to the unmonitored medium of poster production. Communist leaders believed that posters for cultural events, like film, opera, theatre and the circus, couldn’t threaten their rule.]]> <![CDATA[Martina Hoffmann's world as art]]> %uFFFDPeople were generally very friendly and open, but as a white minority in black Africa, I definitely stuck out,%uFFFD Hoffmann says. %uFFFDIt really set a standard for how I like to approach otherness.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of July 03, 2014]]> Hinrichsen, Patrick Loehr, Loretta Young-Gautier. Theater Gallery, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada, 720-898-7255. Through Aug. 31..]]> <![CDATA[Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 says this is World War 3]]> The drama surrounding Modern Warfare development studio Infinity Ward and former studio heads' beef with their bosses at Activision, and ultimately the firing of the studio heads, had fans questioning if the quality of the "Call of Duty" spinoff would suffer. But with the game breaking sales records by selling 6.5 million copies of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" within 24 hours of it being released, the back story apparently didn’t matter. The Call of Duty franchise has cemented itself as an unmovable bastion of the video game world similar to Mario, Madden and Zelda. And "Modern Warfare 3" backs it all up.]]> <![CDATA[Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a real Christmas circus]]> For a couple of hours respite from all of the holiday hullabaloo, you could do a lot worse than Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Heck, if you’re one of the many who would rather stick your tongue to a frozen flag pole than endure more treacley, It’s a Wonderful Life-type fare, Holidaze isn’t just recommended; it’s essential viewing.]]> <![CDATA[fun]]> What better way to celebrate the beginning of spring than to hang out outside and enjoy a nice breeze? The Arvada Kite Festival is celebrating its 12th year of “high flyin´ fun,” where children and adults alike can enjoy flying their own homemade...]]> <![CDATA[Collage, a century later]]> Collage as an art technique and craft might be ubiquitous today, but when Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque first began experimenting with incorporating found materials into their paintings in the early 1900s, it was a radical innovation. Art has never been the same since.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder resident Robert Venosa, foremost master of visionary art, dies]]> Boulder resident Robert Venosa, whose famous works of visionary art paintings inspired countless artists, died on Tuesday, Aug. 9. He was 75. ]]> <![CDATA[Reality is the New Fiction]]> Art is not just a painting on the wall anymore (though some may argue it never was). Today, what we consider art is as diverse as a subway station at rush hour. Due to the technological globalization of our world, a hybrid reality has been born—a place where the virtual and the natural blur. ]]> <![CDATA[Hanging out on the fringe]]> Sitting in a chair at the Naropa Performing Arts Center, as various artists performing in this year’s festival check out the space, hash out technical details and rehearse, Ortolano talks about the festival he birthed eight years ago with a pragmatic savvy.]]> <![CDATA[Hanuman Festival tries to heal the world through yoga]]> Jason and Chelsey Magness had only been married five days before they decided to stick together — literally — for 24 hours. The newlyweds attended the Hanuman Festival, a four-day, community oriented yoga and music festival in Boulder, where they took the vow to be in constant physical contact with each other for 24 hours. ]]>