<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![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[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[Vision quest]]> “So what does Boulder culture look like in 2023, and then how does the city provide programs and tools to meet that?” The city will begin by surveying the public about arts and culture with a series of public discussions and web-surveys at www.BoulderArts.]]> <![CDATA[Although familiar, Halo: Reach doesn’t disappoint]]> The original Halo game, Halo: Combat Evolved, hit stores shelves back in 2001 to much praise and critical delight. Developed by game studio Bungie and distributed by Microsoft, the game was a bona fide hit and put the newly released Microsoft Xbox on the map. Fast-forward nine years later with a handful of Halo games, novels and a movie in the works, Bungie has made its final Halo game, Halo: Reach.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Sept. 18, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Samurais]]> Since 1977, more than 850 Asian artifacts have been donated to the CU Museum of Natural History. At one time, this rich collection sparked interest in building an Asian history museum on the CU campus, but due to a lack of space and funding, it never came to fruition.]]> <![CDATA[Community collaboration]]> “I really wanted to create an outlet where all of the artists could present their work all in one place and people could cross-pollinate [interests] with one another,” Bell explains. “So people who are film buffs can experience new music for the first time and people who are art lovers can discover all of the other things offered.]]> <![CDATA[An artist’s eye for a world at risk]]> You probably haven’t been to Antarctica to see a desert made of ice and the microbial life revealed as that ice retreats. Even if a sheep were to swallow a mountain lion whole, you couldn’t see through its skin to grasp the metaphor. You may have a few words to express the depth of frustration at a legacy of Nadia Guthmann.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of April 3, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Is the Internet making us dumber?]]> Never has the rift between humanity and technology been so apparent as now, in the midst of the digital revolution, when technology is evolving at a more rapid pace than in any other time in history. It is also the only time where we will be faced with a rift between Digital Natives, who came of age in the digital era, and Digital Immigrants, who remember a time when cell phones, iPads, GPS and Facebook were not a way of life.]]> <![CDATA[Visiting a haunting history]]> When people find out that Ralena Gordon spends her time photographing abandoned mental institutions, often the first question they ask is about ghosts.]]> <![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[Boulder Tattoo Project finishes up first phase]]> At Claw and Talon Tattoo in Boulder, Boulder County resident Joel sits in the waiting room, flanked by colorful posters as the pounding riffs of stoner-metal legends Kyuss fill the room.]]> <![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[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[Arts | Week of April 3, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection..]]> <![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[Artist Dana Schutz: Rearranging the world]]> What if, Dana Schutz asked herself, you remove the finite result from an action, the part where death would result from something like eating yourself, and the narrative of your life was freed from that inevitable end?]]> <![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[No time like the present]]> An incredible momentum carried artists through the first half of the 20th century, a century in which the human form in paintings first fragmented and then vanished altogether and artists arrived, the century not even half over, at the splatter paintings of Jackson Pollock, the color field works of Mark Rothko and abstractions by palette knife Clyfford Still, not to mention the abstraction-by-repetition works of Andy Warhol and the exploded pop art of Roy Lichtenstein.]]>