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Lessons in leaving

For more than a decade, we’ve been able to make little stops by this small, fictional town of Holt, out on the eastern plains of Colorado. We were first delivered there in Plainsong, the 1999 novel about two aging brothers, cattle ranchers who take in a pregnant, ...

A journey through memory

Walking into Sweet & Lucky is like walking into a life-sized living diorama — as if the glass at a museum is removed and...

Now I gotta cut loose

It’s possible when Footloose was first created, it meant to serve as a metaphor about art prevailing in times of tyrannical control. It could...

Halloween events around Boulder and Longmont

La Ofrenda de los Muertos Celebration...

The Rape of the Sabine Women, by Grace B. Matthias

It has become increasingly obvious that we all, in one way or another, are shaped by a culture of rape. Last week, thousands of...

Gunderson’s glory

Back in September, The Catamounts put on The Taming, a rousing if uneven play by Lauren Gunderson. It was my first experience with Gunderson’s...

You definitely won’t shoot your eye out

It doesn’t matter whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie (it isn’t, by the by, from Bruce Willis’ own lips during the only funny...

Buckle up

Flame Broiled, the newest offering from Local Theater Company, wastes no time.  “Buckle up, please,” a projection instructs....

The bluest sky you’ve ever seen

When head flight attendant Jan Brown told her crew on United flight 232 what was about to happen, she said it clearly and calmly:...

‘Baby Doe’ opens Central City Opera season

Central City Opera (CCO)has a fresh and imaginative remake of an old friend this summer. Their 60th-anniversary production of Douglas Moore’s The Ballad of Baby...

Go, go, go, Joseph

One disadvantage of being a theater lover in Colorado is the lack of access to shows. To expand a personal repertoire of live performances,...

Some enchanted evening

With a portfolio that includes Pixar, Lucasfilm (i.e., the Star Wars empire), Marvel, ABC, ESPN, Touchstone Pictures and the Muppets, these days Disney is...
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