The last dance

Arts & Culture

Making sense of Boulder fashion

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 ...

Walk with me to the end

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

The American dream and the American nightmare

I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her...

Collections of Navajo rugs tell stories of life, myth

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...

A collective cacophony

The story of Meow Wolf starts in a coffee shop with a boy crushing on a girl... sort of. Really, the story of the...

Longmont origami exhibit is ‘Above the Fold’

When picturing origami, one often thinks of carefully constructed, but otherwise small and simple paper-folded animals or plants. The current exhibition at the Longmont...

Dita Von Teese is a juicy, ripe peach

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...

For they know not what they do

Last summer, Pedro Silva, an associate pastor at First Congregational United Church of Christ, was walking toward the pop-jet fountain on Pearl Street when...

Innisfree makes a big, if short, move

Moving can be a scary word for independent businesses and their customers. Sometimes shops close their doors and reopen miles away, out of reach...

How lonely does it get?

I first met Bradley Books seven years ago through a thin piece of plexiglass. Sitting inside the staff office at the Boulder Shelter for the...

Transcending differences

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

An American secret

I don’t take notes as Arthur Secunda talks to me; I’m too focused on hearing him, and it strikes me that the scratching of...
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