With summer still hanging in there, this is a good weekend to get out and enjoy the warm weather without breaking the bank. We've rounded up ten activities in the Mile High City -- everything from a beach-themed roller-derby party to watching marathon runners dive into pools pull of sudsy fun -- tha ... More >>
People love talking to their pets -- and some even imitate their pets. But how many people can not only imitate their pets, but play a slew of characters at the same time? Somehow, Gemma Wilcox morphs seamlessly from male to female roles, from feline to feathered pets, in her sixty-character, one- ... More >>
For Racheli Mendelson, a former EMT who'd been creating performance-art pieces since she was thirteen, it just made sense to explore her time serving in the Israeli military through a red-nosed clown performance. See the result at Mendelson's Boulder International Fringe Festival debut, Shoot, Cry & ... More >>
March holds a variety of options for comedy fans -- from a new night in Boulder to the appearance of such '90s nostalgia faces as Chris Tucker and the duo from Loveline. Click ahead to see what side-splitting adventures await as we laugh our way out of the winter chill. See also: - Ben Kronberg ... More >>
The classic Nutcracker ballet has been turned inside out and stretched backwards and forwards and every which way in an attempt to loosen up the Sugar Plum Fairy and her entourage. In Boulder, aerial dance queen Nancy Smith and her high-flying Frequent Flyers began by replacing the plum princess wit ... More >>
With all the parties and workshops and roundtables mashed-up with the shows, there are more than 350 events at this year's Boulder International Fringe Festival, playing out in twelve days at eighteen venues. So how do you choose what to see? Fringe frontman Dave Ortolano says this year offers at ... More >>
Faced with the postponement of two screenings of the highly anticipated film The Beatles: The Lost Concert, Boedecker Theater manager Glenn Webb didn't cry in his kidney pie. Instead, he secured a replacement reel: Paul McCartney Is Really Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison, a comic mockume ... More >>
It looks like March is roaring in like a lion just in time for the weekend, but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of things to do for fun. From Johnny Depp's classic bad-boy role in Cry-Baby to a whole slew of art openings, we've got plenty of interesting events to attend that won't maul your poc ... More >>
A few years ago, when actor Gary Culig abandoned his beloved longtime role as Crumpet the Elf in the Bug Theatre's perennial holiday production of The SantaLand Diaries, he left the local field wide open for a new kind of Crumpet, the sourly wry Macy's elf based on the true adventures of humorist Da ... More >>
When director Jerry Aronson screened his documentary The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg for Ginsberg himself before the film's release in 1994, the iconic poet is said to have nodded his head and reflectively quipped, "So that's Allen Ginsberg." With good reason: Even all these years later, ... More >>
The 19th century Russian novelists have a reputation for dense (for many an AP high school student, nightmarishly dense) character studies, giant tomes that spend the majority of their considerable bulk methodically dissecting characters and mapping out how they tick -- and of those character ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current shows
Take baby steps toward a cleaner Earth with EcoArts.
One actor plays nine parts for In the Belly of the Whale.
Celebrate motherhood all Labor Day weekend.
Artists like Chris Harder enjoy their freedom at the BIFF.
Danelle Helander follows her instincts.
CU Boulder’s art professors can do way more than just teach.
A new play documents the giant-redwood controversy.
Druhá Tráva won't be a pawn in the bluegrass game.
From the week of September 29, 2005
Ami Dayan's intensity helps kindle The Man Himself.
"Alice's Restaurant" is open for business again.
Boulder celebrates the art of collecting art.
Wanda Jackson headlines an e-town celebration.
The Frequent Flyers are putting on Air.
Comedy returns to Aspen.
Citizen of the Earth seeks to bridge cultures
The retooling of a holiday classic emerges as Ratcracker.