Blurring the lines

The gray area

Arts & Culture

Jenn Zuko on the art of violence and sex, on stage

You’re at the theater, watching a lovely scene succumb to violence. You’ve just seen the marriage of a young couple but now, moments later,...

Stitching through it

The week of Feb. 11, 2013, Time Magazine looked at the impact caused by the rising number of drones, while People Magazine ran a...

Punketry versus Jazzetry: A poetic battle for the ages

Punketry versus Jazzetry. Either you know what it is or you don’t. If you do, you’re probably a poet — and not just any...

Staying human with Michael Franti

It’s Election Day, Nov. 6, 2018, and it feels serendipitous to get the chance to talk with Michael Franti about his new documentary, Stay...

Exploring boldly

When Adam Vicarel first moved to Colorado with big dreams and an empty wallet, he thought he’d made a huge mistake. It was the...

The last dance

Dusk fell outside the Bustop Gentlemen’s Club on Broadway at the far edge of north Boulder. Skye, a Bustop regular dressed in a miniskirt...

Caution: High Voltage

Mitch Levin’s studio is an electric, eclectic creative space, filled with sparks, artists and vibrant ideas. What else would you expect from a place...

Not going quietly

They are each unique, with nuanced journeys of hardship, trauma and, ultimately, resolve. They are also bound together by their similarities: Latinas, facing impossible...

Plein Air Festival aims to document and grow Central City

On Friday, Sept. 28, 20 artists will travel to Central City for Central City Opera’s inaugural Plein Air Festival. For three days, they will...

What new beginnings…

After 42 years of topless and nude entertainment, the Bustop Gentleman’s Club in North Boulder has closed and is slated for demolition. In its...

Prominent guests come to CU to join Leonard Bernstein celebration

The University of Colorado College of Music has joined the rest of the musical world to celebrate the centennial of the unique American composer,...

Murder in the mountains

My first thought was the slender, jet-black critter with the white-tipped tail prancing through Gold Hill — the historic mining town 11 miles northwest...
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