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.
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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 >>
Although comedian Kelsie Huff's new production at the Boulder Fringe Festival is titled This Show Might Be Terrible, her past hits suggest it will be anything but. Known for her Boulder Fringe Official Encore Award-winning shows Bruiser and Huffs, Huff is also a successful stand-up comedian who head ... 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 >>