<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![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 Oct. 23, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![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[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[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[Arts | Week of Sept. 25, 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[Boulder's Afro-Brazilian dance scene comes to life]]> Dancing with beings seen and unseen, connecting with nature, culture, and activism are all a part of what you may find in one of the Brazilian dance offerings in Boulder. Ask anyone what the word Afro-Brazilian means and you will surely hear a concoction of definitions, a melting pot of meanings which all are based on the idea that the Afro-Brazilian is a Brazilian-born black person — which in itself turns out to be a diluted classification.]]> <![CDATA[Bomba bridging cultures]]> When she was a kid growing up on the east coast, Maria Sepulveda had an intimate connection with her Puerto Rican roots. The Latino community surrounding her was a diverse collection of families from across the Latino world, and she used Spanish with them daily.]]> <![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[Chief Niwot’s spirit lives on]]> The story of the city of Boulder has a sordid side. It starts with the first white men settling onto the land, a Native American Arapaho peace chief seeking coexistence with the new inhabitants, and his eventual death during the Sand Creek Massacre at the hands of the white men he had hoped to make peace with.]]> <![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[Arts | Week of October 9, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Sept. 18, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![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[Mark Rothko: The vanishing figure]]> If it is true, as Mark Rothko has said, that art lives in the eye of its viewers, then what comes to life in the Denver Art Museum exhibition of his work is the most formative decade of his life.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of Oct. 2, 2014]]> ART/TEKNE: Part 3 “Metaphorming Nature: Connecting Human/Nature’s Creative Potential” —.]]> <![CDATA[arts]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection..]]> <![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[Naropa's matchbox art fundraiser: Sparked to make a difference]]> The drawing shows a purple bird’s nest holding five eggs, each a different color, balanced on the limb of a tree. Filling the sky around the tree branches is a crowd of birds, open V shapes drawn in orange pastel. It’s a simple drawing, but a big story.]]>