If Boulder was a person rather than a place, he or she would be getting a swelled head about now. Livability.com has just put together its list of the most livable U.S. cities, and Boulder is near the top. What a shock! How close? Count down the top ten below, complete with photos, plus text and ... More >>
Mestre Acordeon brought capoeria, an Afro-Brazilion form of martial arts, to America from Brazil decades ago. Starting in September, three days after his seventieth birthday, he'll undertake a journey to spread capoeria around the world, on a year-long, 14,000-mile bike ride from Berkeley, Californi ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
The Boulder International Fringe Festival has announced its preliminary 2012 artist lineup, which includes such past fringe faves as TinHouse Experimental Dance, Gemma Wilcox Productions, Square Product Theatre and Band of Toughs, as well as a wide range of on-the-edge artists hailing from New York ... More >>
When many people are asked for first impressions about Boulder, they think of weed, beautiful scenery, weed, a healthy lifestyle, weed, CU and weed, in that order. But frugality? Not so much -- and that's appropriate according to ShopAtHome.com, which specializes in printable coupons and onli ... More >>
If you're not feeling like braving an Interpol sans Carlos D, the Morning Benders show at the Bluebird tonight should be a welcome option. With a handful of EPs and two full-lengths (the latest, Big Echo, came out this year on Rough Trade) under its belt, the dudes from Berkeley, California h ... More >>
Little Mac has a big problem with McDonald's. When Allison Arevalo, a food blogger, and Erin Wade, a lawyer who's a former food critic, opened a specialty restaurant dedicated to that ultimate comfort food, mac & cheese, they decided to name tit Little Mac. Little did they know that the go ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" So whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
The men of Pavement, back in the day. Our new Q&A with Stephen Malkmus, which accompanies a profile of the former Pavement frontman in advance of his Thursday, November 6, appearance at the Gothic Theatre, starts out with dialogue inspired by "It's Getting Harder," a profile of his old band that r ... More >>
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From the week of October 21, 2004
A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.
Multi-talented songwriter Laurie Lewis makes music with an ear toward tradition. But she's not afraid to break rules.
Blending free jazz with film lore, Sex Mob reworks old James Bond soundtracks for a sound that's shaken and stirred.
Aspen's Gentlemen ruggers seek to corral another national championship.
Creator of Wonder Boys and supermen, Michael Chabon is a literary hero
Out Through The N Door
Pavement is hitting the road again. Will the road hit back?
Unitarian minister Joel Miller finds out it's hard to lead the wrong kind of church in southwest Jefferson County
Special-effects wizard Phil Tippett--creator of Starship Troopers' murderous bugs--envisions the digital future.
BILL GATES--NOT THAT BILL GATES--HELPS HIMSELF TO SOME QUALITY TIME. READ ALL ABOUT IT.