Arts & Culture

Whistling past a graveyard

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Living with her parents in their summer home in “the middle of nowhere forest in Sweden” was not what Siri Isaksson expected to be...

The ghosts of Manitou Springs

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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 ...

Facing up to John Wayne

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A few summers ago, Stephen Graham Jones fell down a John Wayne rabbit hole.  The Blackfeet Native American author and professor of English at CU...

Nissi’s 2.0

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The Lafayette music venue is returning with expanded capacity, refreshed menu

Transcending differences

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Michael Gungor isn’t one to identify with any particular label or camp of people adhering to a rigorous set of beliefs. He doesn’t like...

Making sense of Boulder fashion

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Boulder tends to attract superlatives. It’s been named the foodiest town in America by Bon Appetit. It’s routinely among the fittest, the smartest, most likely to succeed, best smile, greatest ever. But nobody’s ever complimented the City of Brown Woolen Sweaters on ...

Chief Niwot’s Curse

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On the longest night of the year, we sit cross-legged in a circle and watch unfamiliar faces across from us flicker in candlelight. We...

Suspension of disbelief

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In late March, all 20 or so of the staff and associate artists on Local Theater Company’s team huddled together virtually on Zoom for...

Collections of Navajo rugs tell stories of life, myth

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Whimsical animals, zigags, birds and plants woven into Navajo rugs tell stories through silence. Created by Navajo weavers in the late 1800s, these pictorial rugs reflect the cultural impacts propelled by trading posts and the building of railroads in the Southwest...

Walk with me to the end

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Dan Kuester and Kirsten Farnsworth had only been married for two months when Kirsten was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Between aggressive treatments over the...

Dita Von Teese is a juicy, ripe peach

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It’s been almost 30 years since Dita Von Teese first strut out on stage. In that time, Von Teese has performed all over the...

What to do when there’s nothing to do…

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VIRTUAL EVENTS If your organization is planning a virtual event of any kind, please email Caitlin at crockett@boulderweekly.com.  Boulder Arts Week. March 27-April 4, boulderartsweek.org/calendar. Boulder has...