<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[Art show goes B.L.A.M. in your face]]> Art is often made in isolation, but the community around its maker can inspire and influence the final result. Sometimes, an art scene is more than the sum of its parts.]]> <![CDATA[Art in a digital world]]> Technology in public space often comes as bombardment — advertisements — and can be overwhelming. But media artist Jen Lewin, whose work is intended to inspire experimentation and group collaboration, has charted a different relationship between society and technology.]]> <![CDATA[In 10th year of Studio Tour, 66 artists open studios to public]]> The Longmont Studio Tour aims to lower the veil of anonymity that exists between those who love art and those who make it by inviting members of the public into the studios and homes of 66 local artists on Sept. 19 and Sept. 20..]]> <![CDATA[Collections of Navajo rugs tell stories of life, myth]]> Whimsical animals, zigags, birds and plants woven into Navajo rugs tell stories through silence. Created by Navajo weavers in the late 1800s, these pictorial rugs reflect the cultural impacts propelled by trading posts and the building of railroads in the Southwest.]]> <![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[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[Honors in art]]> Film festivals. Galleries. Multiple orchestras in a town of only 100,000. There isn’t much argument against the fact that Boulder is an arts city.]]> <![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[The conservator’s dilemma at Denver's Clyfford Still Museum]]> In the back corner of the Clyfford Still Museum, a glass door allows partial views of the interior of the conservation studio, where every few days, a new painting is unrolled and the work of preparing it to be exhibited — often, for the very first time — begins.]]> <![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. ]]> <![CDATA[Movement in vastness: A dancer’s meditation on empty spaces ]]> Empty is like throwing up. Empty is like being lonely. Empty is like a well, a deep and scary place. Or perhaps emptiness is a wonderful place of possibility. Imagine pondering this topic for nearly a year. That is what Danelle Helander and her Empty Spaces comrades Michael Zekonis and Nina Rolle did.]]> <![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[Community first, near and abroad]]> This is the philosophy of Haitian-born Boulderite Rico Changeux, dancer and owner of Streetside Dance Studio. His philanthropic spirit is one of practice and consistency, believing in his students' desires and dreams, believing that youth need real skills to be productive and successful citizens in the world.]]> <![CDATA[Nemisi]]> We made a commitment to the community to have a series of discussions about public art,” Matt Chasansky, manager for the City of Boulder’s Office of Arts and Cultural Services, told the audience in the Canyon Theater on Sept. 29. “So we’re here to make good on that.]]> <![CDATA[Making sense of Boulder fashion]]> Boulder tends to attract superlatives. It’s been named the foodiest town in America by Bon Appetit. It’s routinely among the fittest, the smartest, most likely to succeed, best smile, greatest ever. But nobody’s ever complimented the City of Brown Woolen Sweaters on its style. See what residents had to say on the night a fashion show took over Pearl Street Mall.]]> <![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[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.]]> <![CDATA[Fear and Laughing ]]> Both Primitive Fear and 13th St. Manor are an absolute do not miss this Halloween season -- unless of course, you hate visiting dead, dysfunctional families, or the idea that you might actually wet your pants with fear.]]> <![CDATA[Longmont hopes to become creative culture destination]]> In 2013 Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, named parts of downtown Longmont a Prospective Colorado Creative District. Come 2014, those behind the district are hoping to become an official Colorado Creative District.]]> <![CDATA[art]]> High-caliber fine art will be displayed at the Spring 2014 exhibition of work by the University of Colorado master’s students at the CU Art Museum. The gallery features seven budding artists who explore a wide range of media and concepts, showcasing their mastery in the chosen area of emphasis.]]>