<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![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[Dance rock]]> In a dance studio in an industrial section of Broomfield, the dancers of Ballet Nouveau Colorado, decked in casual athletic clothes, are performing to the wall-length mirror inside the studio. The music of David Bowie blares through speakers, and the room is as much filled with glam rock as it is with the breathing of the winded dancers.]]> <![CDATA[Women are beautiful, naturally]]> The Denver Art Museum (DAM) has assembled 50 photos from its permanent collection of Winogrand images — about half of what it has in its archives and a fraction of the photos Winogrand took on the subject — for the exhibit Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful.]]> <![CDATA[Shades of white]]> Anyone who has lived in Boulder for more than a few days has heard the term “too white,” as in, “This city is too white.” Yes, there are a lot of white people here (87 percent according to the U.S. Census), but why are large groups of white people in general bad? And would throwing in some people of color really fix the issue? Is it an issue that needs to be fixed?]]> <![CDATA[‘Photography and Vision’ is about just that]]> Eight black and white images — a photo collage — of a figure that looks wrapped for burial at sea, shrouded and tagged with an American flag occasionally upside down, run in sequence along the opening wall of the gallery. The collage is part of the current exhibit titled Photography and Vision: The Influence of Joyce and Ted Strauss.]]> <![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[Art that moves you]]> Our current society is obsessed with the visual — especially our entertainment — from film to print to contemporary art. We absorb so many images daily that we have prioritized one sense and left many of the others behind. But what about our other senses? Because it’s our era’s popular choice, most artists still seem to use sight as the main avenue to relay their messages to an audience. But not Boulder artist Jen Lewin. She wants to move you.]]> <![CDATA[Homegrown comedy]]> Miller brings his stand-up show to the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 26, and the Gothic Theatre in Englewood on Thursday, Feb. 27. Expect pot jokes (who can blame him) and lots of improvisation — no two shows are ever the same, he says.]]> <![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[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[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 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[Arts | Week of August 7, 2014]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Art in all forms]]> For many, ballet might seem inaccessible, even intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Denver’s Ballet Nouveau Colorado, entering its 10th season, aims to appeal to a wide audience in various ways, says the group’s artistic director, Garrett Ammon.]]> <![CDATA[Are you game?]]> A basketball in the middle of the floor is a standing invitation — pick me up and give me a toss, it says. Some did. Then they turned toward the basket, took one look and realized that a single shot could shatter the hoop and backboard, formed by a circular fluorescent blue lightbulb and a vintage mirror.]]> <![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.]]> <![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[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[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.]]> <![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.]]>