Entertainment

Blurring the lines

The Lafayette Electronic Arts Festival (LEAF) is a place for hackers. Not hackers like Gary McKinnon or Albert Gonzalez, but hackers like Brian Eno,...

Musically appealing, educationally valuable

The University of Colorado Eklund Opera Program is doing something it has never done before: performing a full opera in Russian, with English surtitles. The...

Truth at every level

An object is not without context, and a perspective is not without a point of view. For British philosopher Alan Watts, this was a...

Dave Mason is feelin’ … pretty good

There aren’t many artists of Dave Mason’s vintage who can escape being defined by their past, and for most them — rockers who came...

The gray area

For thousands of years, humans have passed stories down to younger generations with the hope they’ll continue the practice. As a member of the...

‘What cinema is capable of, at all ends of the spectrum’

Kathryn Bernheimer — programmer of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival (BJFF) — knows what her audience wants. “Opening and closing films have to be feel-good,”...

We are the Forgotten

We are the forgotten The people no one will remember The ones people will forget Not exceptional just ordinary We are the majority We will be remembered as a...

Wheels in motion

Not to be the bearer of bad news, but… 1980 was nearly 40 years ago. Yes, it’s true. 1980 is one of those markers...

A woman’s place in cinema

There is nothing connected with the staging of a motion picture that a woman cannot do as easily as a man, and there is no...

Boulder Philharmonic pairs ‘complementary’ composers Beethoven and Elgar

Michael Butterman, music director of the Boulder Philharmonic, thinks that Beethoven and the English composer Sir Edward Elgar go well together, but he’s not...

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...

Adventures in cinema

Back for a 15th year, the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF), Feb. 28–March 3, has expanded its usual scope. With over 50 features and...
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