<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Arts]]> <![CDATA[The reintroduction of Clyfford Still]]> Even art enthusiasts who believed they knew the work of leading American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still had surprises waiting when the museum of his work opened in Denver. But for everyone else, it was a surprise just knowing the man existed at all.]]> <![CDATA[Fear and Laughing ]]> Both Primitive Fear and 13th St. Manor are an absolute do not miss this Halloween season -- unless of course, you hate visiting dead, dysfunctional families, or the idea that you might actually wet your pants with fear.]]> <![CDATA[Frank Frazetta, fantasy painter and illustrator, dies at 82]]> <![CDATA[Finding beauty in everything]]> With his portrayal of mass-produced products, mundane objects and celebrities from American popular culture, Warhol achieved massive success as a painter, sculptor and prolific filmmaker.]]> <![CDATA[Creative evolution]]> Anyone who has driven down 30th Street has probably seen it out their window. But in case you’ve never stopped for a closer look, the brightly colored slab of concrete next to the skatepark in Scott Carpenter Park is a penalty-free place for graffiti: the Boulder Freewall.]]> <![CDATA[A good dose of art]]> The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. — Pablo Picasso.]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of June 26, 2014]]> of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th St., Boulder, 303-443-2122. Through August 16..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of August 21, 2013]]> First Glance/Second Look: Quilts from the Denver Art Museum Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Arts | Week of June 12, 2014]]> American West: Selections from the CU Art Museum’s permanent Collection..]]> <![CDATA[Mafia II: Great story, but limited gameplay]]> The original Mafia game, Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven, was a story that took place in the 1930s where the bootlegging of alcohol ruled the streets. In Mafia II, we move up to the 1940s in the midst of World War II and the mob still looking for ways to make money now that the Prohibtion era has been over for years.]]> <![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[A data-driven machine]]> That we’ve become so mired in technology as to make the relationship between humans and their data impossible to separate is the message poignantly posted on the walls of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for their latest exhibition, The Art of Data.]]> <![CDATA[What can be done with what we throw away]]> Nick Cave can take a garish ceramic bird, and a kitschy ceramic fruit bowl, and a few strings of plastic beads, and put it all together in a way that makes a stunning, and beautiful, sculpture. There’s no breaking that equation down to make the math work on how ugly adds up to entrancing, but read the answer to the equation and it’s a valuable comment on the often overlooked kitsch in our lives.]]> <![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[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[Frozen Dead Guy Days is back]]> Fancy an old-fashioned coffin race? Or icy turkey bowling perhaps? Then Frozen Dead Guy Days might just be the festival for 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[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[Historical hippies]]> Turbulent is one of those words people use to simplify immensely complex situations into something easily understood. That’s the case for 1968, an undoubtedly turbulent year in America’s history.]]> <![CDATA[fun]]> What better way to celebrate the beginning of spring than to hang out outside and enjoy a nice breeze? The Arvada Kite Festival is celebrating its 12th year of “high flyin´ fun,” where children and adults alike can enjoy flying their own homemade...]]>