<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[A brilliant history]]> The story of Cartier jewelry is one that’s less about objects and opulence than it is one about wearers and workers — the jewelry makers, that is, and the people who went on to adorn themselves with the pieces made. As much as the Denver Art Museum’s Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century.]]> <![CDATA[Fright Night]]> And in an all-too-rare event, Halloween is on a weekend this year, meaning there’s no shortage of Halloweeny things to be done. That makes it sort of a double-holiday..]]> <![CDATA[Artists]]> The 19th annual Open Studios Fall Artist Tour is your chance to see where the magic happens. More than 100 local artists are opening up their home studios for the next two weekends to expose their work and share their enthusiasm for art.]]> <![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[Arts | Week of November 20, 2014]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Resistance 3 brings more enemies, weapons to the battle]]> With the Resistance series making its debut on the Playstation 3 back in 2006, it has quickly become one of the best franchises on the system. Now in its third iteration, Resistance 3 continues the story of a world being invaded and occupied by an alien race called the Chimera in an alternate 1950’s era of the United States.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of August 28, 2014]]> Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, 720-865-5000. Through January 18, 2015..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Oct. 30, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrated professional tango dancers open Boulder Tango Studio]]> To hear a person talk about tango is to witness a blushing love affair. They’ll speak of the heart, of an unspoken connection between partners, of passion; they might even go so far as to call it an addiction. To hear tango dancers describe their art is to be a voyeur of smoldering intimacy, one that is only understood by those who are in on the secret.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of November 6, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Step lively for dance]]> Scanning the room, your eyes become locked with a potential partner in a visual embrace that seems to extinguish the outside world.]]> <![CDATA[Comics]]> This Saturday night there’s something to do after 2 a.m. in Boulder — watch a comic book being made live. On Saturday, Oct. 4, Time Warp Comics will be hosting 24-hour comic day, where over a dozen artists will collaborate to write and illustrate an original comic in the store.]]> <![CDATA[Photos: Frozen Dead Guy Days]]> The folks in Nederland, Colorado celebrated their 10th Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival from March 4-6. Check out some images from the events.]]> <![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[Uncomfortable cuisine]]> Deep in the back room of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA), an enormous Cheeto, roughly four feet long and made up of thousands of real Cheetos, dangles from the ceiling like dead flesh in a meat locker. Up close, the individual Cheetos have a sticky glaze on them, as if someone put them in her mouth in order to stick them on the form beneath, and loud crunching noises coming from speakers inside the oversized snack echo throughout the room.]]> <![CDATA[Holy sheet]]> After having visited Bloodshed / The 13th Floor, and Zombieland / Asylum, my Halloween Haunted House Tour had immediately gone from happy-go-lucky, and phew my pants are still on, to I will never be able to sleep with the lights off again, and my goodness how is it possible that my pants are still dry.]]> <![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[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[Arts and activism]]> Arts and media unite communities, says Irene Vilar, the creator and driving force behind the Americas Latino Festival. By harnessing the mainstream appeal and draw of prominent Latino creators, she hopes to brighten the main environmental mission of the festival as well as showcase Latino culture to a broad audience — positioning Latinos not just as spectators to the environmental movement but as leaders.]]> <![CDATA[Surreal oddities]]> Goldilocks enters the three bears’ home with an excited curiosity; she sneaks around knowing she doesn’t quite fit in, but enjoys the exploration nonetheless. That interactive narrative is exactly what University of Colorado Boulder art school alum Donald Fodness seeks from his viewers.]]>