<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[Warp and weft]]> It may have been 20 years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, but it was 50 years ago that the Handweavers Guild of Boulder first met up to combine their handweaving powers. And back then, it was for handweavers only, leaving Boulder’s needlepoint community out in the cold.]]> <![CDATA[Georgia O'Keeffe at the Denver Art Museum: Far from flowers]]> What O’Keeffe found, when she came to New Mexico, was a place where her study of line moved from the verticals of the New York City skyscrapers that championed America’s rise as an industrial power to the horizontal adobe structures and mesas of New Mexico — another American icon, but one much more about native people and ancient traditions than the rise of a new world superpower.]]> <![CDATA[Beer]]> Colorado’s microbreweries will be selling their best beer with all of the proceeds going to local nonprofit organizations that better the environment in a zero-waste and carbon-neutral event. Two Colorado-based bands, Euforquestra and The Drunken Hearts, will get the crowd amped up for the event with their high-energy music.]]> <![CDATA[Facing your neighbors]]> A group exhibit of mixed media portraits opening at Core New Art Space on Jan. 4 is putting a face on a faceless population in Colorado — groups of refugees from Burma who have arrived in increasing numbers over the last 15 years and been met with all the struggles of strangers in a strange land.]]> <![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[A glitch is the system]]> In the art world, the dreaded computer glitch is being harnessed as its own medium, with the flaws, hiccups and imperfections layered atop digital pop culture images for a somewhat Warhol 2.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of July 16, 2015]]> Conscious and Unconscious: Subjects of the Real & Surreal..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of July 9, 2015]]> Conscious and Unconscious: Subjects of the Real & Surreal..]]> <![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 July 30, 2015]]> Conscious and Unconscious: Subjects of the Real & Surreal..]]> <![CDATA[Awakening a lifetime]]> It’s a warm spring day when John, dressed in a red plaid shirt with notes peeking out of the breast pocket, the first few scrawled pencil lines of which read yesterday’s date and “7:49 a, wind blowing from the west very hard,” and tan corduroys that sag in the seat, pauses on the sidewalk in front of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. He looks up at the sign over the entrance, then down at the door, up again to the sign, then his hand reaches for the door.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Aug. 27, 2015]]> Conscious and Unconscious: Subjects of the Real & Surreal..]]> <![CDATA[Painter Tony Grant opens his first studio-gallery]]> When you walk into Tony Grant’s gallery, you see colors — so many colors. Sexy reds, soft greens, icy blues and luminous yellows — an alluring spectrum. ]]> <![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[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[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[Blurred Lines]]> Tower of Babel,” an oil painting by Denverbased artist CT Nelson, looks like a nightmare brought to life. A tower of dizzying height reaches into a dark sky and appears to whirl at a frenzied pace from a machine, an image Nelson says was inspired by a World War I era jet engine.]]> <![CDATA[What can’t be spoken]]> In an email exchange between cocurators of the art exhibit for Veterans Speak, Army veteran Adam Nilson explains his photography this way: “I have discovered that art is a therapeutic outlet and another way for me to communicate difficult situations and feelings that I do not care to vocalize.]]> <![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 | Week of Jan. 29, 2015]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]>