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2014 Stories by Robin Edwards

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  • Rail Roaded

    published April 17, 2014

    The idea for Kevin Pharris's book came to him as he was leading bus tours for senior citizens, hearing them say, "When I was a child...." Pharris... More >>

  • Treasured Maps

    published April 17, 2014

    Prior to the advent of the Cartesian coordinate system for mapping, Flemish mapmaker Gerardus Mercator created maps of the world drawn not from... More >>

  • Green Day

    published March 13, 2014

    Rather than celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by downing sickly green beer at a pub this year, why not dress in your finest green duds and head to... More >>

  • The Right Light

    published March 13, 2014

    Artist and Arvada Center curator Collin Parson has always been fascinated by light. “There’s something magical about light,” he... More >>

  • Her Story

    published February 27, 2014

    “In a time when women are breaking the glass ceiling, we need to really ascend to true equality,” says Nancy Hart, explaining the... More >>

  • Mind Games

    published February 27, 2014

    Throughout his extensive career, theoretical physicist and New York Times best-selling author Michio Kaku has brought physics into the mainstream.... More >>

  • Anatomy Lessons

    published February 27, 2014

    Jessica McWhirt first encountered Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues not in a theater production or on HBO, but in a... More >>

  • Trying and True

    published February 20, 2014

    Since it premiered seventy years ago, Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie has been performed in countless incarnations... More >>

  • Highbrow Art

    published February 20, 2014

    Sixty years after her death, Mexican painter Frida Kahlo continues to capture the attention of modern audiences; she's commemorated in everything... More >>

  • More Than a Medium

    published February 20, 2014

    In the 1970s, second-wave feminists began fighting for gender equality all over the country, including Colorado. As part of that current of... More >>

  • Let's Talk About Sex

    published February 13, 2014

    Dirty mouths are encouraged tonight at Mile High Erotic Spoken Word 2: Vday Edition, the latest part of a series that welcomes people of... More >>

  • The Next Act

    published February 13, 2014

    When it began in 2005, the Boulder International Film Festival attracted 5,000 film lovers. Nearly a decade later, the four-day fest has... More >>

  • Petal Power

    published February 13, 2014

    Once, when artist Kristen Hatgi Sink was photographing a friend, she was struck by the idea of putting flowers on her model’s face. But she... More >>

  • Working for Sex Workers

    published February 6, 2014

    The 1969 Stonewall riots, which protested police brutality, are widely recognized as a historic moment in the gay-rights movement. But Melinda... More >>

  • Meerkats in the Bag

    published January 30, 2014

    Jumping out of Africa's Kalahari Desert and onto the big screen, cuddly meerkats are coming to IMAX at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in... More >>

  • A New Page

    published January 23, 2014

    In the absence this year of One Book, One Denver — a citywide book club promoted by the mayor’s office — there was a void that... More >>

  • Finders Keepers

    published January 23, 2014

    The new art show from Good Thieves Press is all about the artists stealing — or at least borrowing — from each other. “Because... More >>

  • Rhyme and Reason

    published January 16, 2014

    Cowboy poetry has long existed outside the confines of any venue or formal setting, with ranchers telling stories in kitchens and around... More >>

  • Up Beat

    published January 16, 2014

    Before Allen Ginsberg became the famous Beat Generation icon who founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, he was a young... More >>

  • Sing It Loud

    published January 9, 2014

    Since it premiered in 2002, American Idol has been responsible for launching the careers (and dashing the dreams) of many aspiring pop... More >>

  • Doing Downton

    published January 2, 2014

    “We are very excited for the premiere of the new season of Downton Abbey, so we thought, what better way to celebrate than a costume... More >>

  • Teaching Moments

    published January 2, 2014

    The curtains of square product theatre’s new production, Gidion’s Knot, open on a tragic parent-teacher conference: A... More >>

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