The Boulder International Fringe Festival is one of many fringe fests around the world where cultural gatekeepers have opened the dam and flooded audiences with playwrights, filmmakers, dancers, artists and curators showing off their works without censorship. Nobody gets turned away. Anything goes. ... More >>
Last week's weather gave us a preview of the frigid temperatures to come. So this week, why not check out a free knitting class -- so you can make yourself a scarf before the snow really flies. You can also learn the history of a couple of cemeteries and party at the Boulder Fringe Festival -- witho ... More >>
Summer days are getting shorter, but Denver is still long on fun -- including plenty of free entertainment options. This week you can celebrate your heritage in Boulder, catch a concert on the 16th Street Mall or even strut your stuff at the town's most eclectic open-mike night. Feel free to sugges ... More >>
By the time August rolls around, summer seems to have lost some of its summery luster. After sweltering in the muggy heat and unexpected downpours for two months, August Schools re-open, attractions close, and Hollywood has already burned through its popcorniest blockbusters. It falls to comedy then ... More >>
Boulderites -- especially those in the city's close-knit pro-cycling community -- take bikes seriously. So it goes without saying that the annual Bike Art exhibition at the Dairy Center for the Arts is a big draw. The national show of more than 100 works in a variety of mediums is so popular, in fac ... More >>
Locals have an autumnal cornucopia's worth of entertainment choices on this year's All Hallows' Eve, and comedy fans are no exception. Boulder's Dairy Center for the Arts has rapidly expanded its comedy programming calendar, making room for unique events such as the Halloween comedy showcase hosted ... More >>
With two all-female shows, two very masculine comics and two actors from Back to the Future, July will serve up a buffet of comedy with something to suit almost any laughter palate. The squeaky-clean comedy of John Crist will satisfy those looking for less spicy options options, while the Fine Gentl ... More >>
#64: Betsy Tobin Betsy Tobin's multidisciplinary theater works unfold unlike just about anything you've seen before, blending offbeat techniques with an old-world aura. With her Boulder-based Now or Never Theatre, she produces visually stunning pieces that incorporate puppets, live actors, dance, s ... More >>
June is jam-packed with a lineup of comedy events so eclectic, you're sure to find something to tickle your funny bone. There are podcasters and Pride festers, twins and Too Much Fun, He-Man and transgenders...so many giggle-worthy performances that your calendar will be bursting with snickers. Keep ... More >>
Update: Congrats to JamesB7! Check your email with details on how to claim your prize. Original post: Have you seen the lineup for Comedy Works this summer? The schedule includes Drew Carey, Jim Belushi, Dave Attell, our own Josh Blue and more big names than we're going to list inside this one sent ... More >>
While big-name comedy acts like Aziz Ansari will draw a large crowd in Boulder, getting a local comedy scene going in Colorado's hippie hamlet has faced some challenges -- whether money, politics or apathy. Now James Gold is hoping to put Boulder's anti-comedy stigma to rest with his Dairy Comedy Sh ... 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 >>
With the 85th Annual Academy Awards going down this Sunday, February 24, you can certainly stay home and catch the Hollywood action from your couch and wallow in Joan Rivers' bitter, pre-show fashion commentary. But while watching the Oscars with Joan and your cat may be fun, discussing the best and ... More >>
As the University of Colorado at Boulder's International Film Series kicks off its spring series tonight, you might notice a slight shift in the force. Longtime IFS director Pablo Kjolseth, one of the area's last holdouts in the 35mm-or-digital debate over quality of film experience -- area is consi ... More >>
When you're a film student, no matter how hard you try to deny it, you become a bit of a film snob. That's how I felt when I went to see Hugo for the first time in the theater, and ten twelve-year-old girls sat in front of me. I rolled my eyes and expected it to be a horrible experience. But then th ... More >>
The names you'll recognize -- the Doors, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, the Rolling Stones -- and the titles of Boedecker Theater's upcoming film series will be a treat for classic-rock fans who have already devoured big-budget docs like When You're Strange or last month's Crossfire Hurricane. "Both the ... 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 >>
As the Fringe slides into the weekend, openings include two shows we've already highlighted in print -- an adapted Irish mystery, The Third Policeman, 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Dairy Center and Kelsey Huff's solo2 show HUFFS, 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Dairy -- and a whole lot more.
Wassup at the 2011 Fringe? Well, last night's opening night party-down is a thing of the past, and it's on to the performances, which as always swing from music to dance to theater to all sorts of places in-between. Two shows we've already highlighted in Night & Day -- Carolann Valentino's Bu ... More >>
Last night, something happened that might have long-suffering Boulder art-film lovers rocking in their plush seats with joy: The bright, shiny Boedecker Theater at the Dairy center for the Arts opened to the public for its first state-of-the-art digital screening, featuring the 50th-anniversa ... More >>
Danse Etoile has something to suit everyone.
Flawless takes on the human form.
Channel Agent 007 at a Dairy Center for the Arts fundraiser.
Ami Dayan's intensity helps kindle The Man Himself.
"Alice's Restaurant" is open for business again.
Boulder celebrates the art of collecting art.
At Petite Patoot, the deals come in small sizes.
Comedy returns to Aspen.
Diversity unfolds at the African Market
Cleo Parker Robinson interprets Mary Lou's Mass
Citizen of the Earth seeks to bridge cultures
Jacks re-examine's Jackie Kennedy's life
Promoting peace through culture
The Black Box Theater Ensemble reaches for the stars with three one-act plays.
May 20 - 26, 1999
May 6 - 12, 1999