My friend Geoffrey Stern, who taught international relations at the London School of Economics, used to try and tease out of his students a definition of the word "nation." Was a nation simply its physical boundaries? A group of people living under a specific government, or with a common language or ... More >>
Mark Turner is a dynamic and lucid jazz tenor saxophonist who's been part of Bill Hart's Quartet for a decade. He's also been a member of Fly, the collaborative trio with the skilled bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard. But Turner, who will be at Dazzle on Saturday, September 27, also c ... More >>
Music for Mortals
The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival will pay tribute to the victims of the Aurora movie theater shootings tomorrow during the opening ceremony.
The Lao Buddhist Temple, post-fire.The Lao Buddhist Temple in Broomfield was destroyed by a fire last December. Struck by an online outpouring of support from their friends, students Joie Ha and Leo Tsuo decided they wanted to lend a hand, too. "The Laotian community here is very small," Ha ... More >>
Swing Thai started serving yesterday in the Jet Hotel, 1612 Wazee Street. This fourth location of the homegrown chain took over the space left open when XO closed ten weeks ago. To make sure that Swing Thai doesn't suffer the same fate, Buddhist monks will perform a blessing at the restaura ... More >>
Zone in on your zen (and blow off tax day) on Wednesday, April 15, when Parallel Seventeen, the modern Vietnamese restaurant at 1600 East 17th Avenue, rolls out a special a la carte menu to celebrate the birthday of Oh, Ye Great Buddhist, Shakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, who was born on A ... More >>
East meets West in Ten Buddhist Tales.
The Denver Buddhist Cultural Society, located at 2530 West Alameda Avenue, marked the beginning of the Year of the Ox last night with a free meal and celebration of the new year."We did hot pot," reports the temple's Happy Hsu, "which is similar to Japanese shabu-shabu. It was all vegetar ... More >>
A June 17 More Messages blog revolves around a column written by Colorado Springs Independent scribe Rich Tosches about Colorado Springs Gazette editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen. In the piece, an activist accuses Laugesen of insensitivity and more in regard to comments he made in a series of e-m ... More >>
Shambhala Mountain Center
The art of young tsunami survivors will be showcased in Denver.
I'm with Stupa.
Thirty years ago, a group of Boulder hippies, drunk monks and Naropa poets carved Shambhala Mountain Center out of the wilderness. Today they're close to realizing their kingdom on Earth.
Buddhist/Christian Contemplation Hour
From the week of September 4, 2003
From the week of August 28, 2003
Jerry Gilmore continues the Arvada Center's tradition of supporting contemporary art.
Despite the drought, CHUN's fest will be as big as ever
Shambhala Mountain Center
Red Feather Lakes,
Affected by the Moon (Bee 'n' Flower Records)
Buddhist relics visit the West as part of a rare tour.
How a kid from Boulder became an eyewitness to the passing of an era.
For these federal prisoners, their last chants finally gave them inner peace.
A developer's search for Nirvana has turned Boulder's Fourmile Canyon into a living hell.