<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![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[Fresh perspectives]]> "I'm learning who I am as a painter and what exactly my style is," Widom says. "For the show, I focused on the feeling I would get if I were to walk outside and look up above the line of traffic to the tree tops and the sky."]]> <![CDATA[When cultures collide]]> Denver artist Tony Ortega’s attic studio overflows with framed prints he has made during his three-plus decades as a professional artist. Chicano-style prints made with colorful pastels and paints hang from the walls.]]> <![CDATA[Scents for a woman]]> Artwork in museums is usually meant to be seen and not touched, not tasted and not smelled. But the Denver Art Museum is partnering with local perfumer Dawn Spencer Hurwitz to organize an event that turns that notion on its head.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of April 3, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of August 21, 2013]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![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[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['Killzone 3' pushes the Playstation 3 to the max]]> The game just continues the war between the humans, known as the ISA (Interplanetary Strategic Alliance), and the Helghast, who are essentially space Nazis intent on destroying the ISA and taking over the universe... of course. The story isn't very interesting and is very cliche. But...]]> <![CDATA[DJ Hero 2 is a sequel as good as the original]]> DJ Hero may not have been the sales phenomenon that Activision was hoping it would be last year, you know, like how Guitar Hero grew to be. But the publisher is sticking by the franchise with DJ Hero 2.]]> <![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[Revisiting Modernism]]> Landscapes of shapes. Aspen groves minus trees. Angled bedrooms. In Modernism Revisited, Denver artists Tracy Felix, Sushe Felix and Susan Cooper fracture the familiar for a fresh view of the Colorado mountains, nature and life.]]> <![CDATA[Tapping into history]]> Eighty-eight-year-old Harriet Butcher vividly recalls Sammy Davis Jr. tap dancing on the stage of the Roxy Theater in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood.]]> <![CDATA[Robert Venosa, the shaman]]> Venosa began his career as a commercial artist, designing album covers for Columbia Records as an art director in the 1960s. During this time, he discovered the work of fantastic realist painters Mati Klarwein and Ernst Fuchs.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Sept. 25, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Sept. 11, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Bomba bridging cultures]]> When she was a kid growing up on the east coast, Maria Sepulveda had an intimate connection with her Puerto Rican roots. The Latino community surrounding her was a diverse collection of families from across the Latino world, and she used Spanish with them daily.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of June 19, 2014]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Calling all armchair theater critics]]> “Theater is not theater until it is performed in front of an audience,” says Pesha Rudnick, artistic director of Boulder’s Local Theater Company.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of June 12, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s permanent Collection..]]>