24 hours ago | Colorado History
When Catherine Barricklow joined the first class of the Tara Performing Arts School in 1997, there were fewer than a dozen students, and instruction was in the basement of a home in Boulder. As the school’s population expanded, Tara became nomadic...
2 days ago | Activism
In a recent conversation I had with rapper and activist B. Dolan, I asked him why he chose to write about issues that, on the surface, didn't affect him directly. He does a lot of work to bring to light the concerns of women, people of color, tran...
6 days ago | Comedy
This Sunday, the Black Actors Guild will launch Soul Food Standup at the Savoy — and that's just one of the busy group's projects. Last week Westword profiled the Black Actors Guild, a multi-faceted performance troupe that has been worki...
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7 days ago | DIY
Listening to be B. Dolan's music is as much about ingesting a modern history lesson as it is entertainment. An East Coast rapper who works within the same social justice realms as the acts that have inspired him — like Public Enemy and Bob M...
8 days ago | Colorado History
"It's stuff like this," Jay Walla says, holding up his cell phone. According to Walla, who has run Roach Gallery/Roach Photos for the last 33 years, the digital age of photography and the accessibility of things like camera phones have propelled &...