The modern quilt world's obsession with straight lines and symmetry rubs quilter Mike "Mac" McNamara the wrong way; he never cared for prescribed patterns. His emotionally evocative quilts reflect on life's biggest issues: desire, grief, politics and childlike wonder. Often as humorous as they are c ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. They were wearing black, and they carried coffins. This is Carolyn Bninski's strongest early memory of political activism, a lifestyle she would later take up and pursue for more th ... More >>
Jenn WohletzThe Occupy Wall Street movement is loosely modeled after the "Arab Spring" wave of demonstrations that swept through the Arab world. Immediately based upon civil resistance, civil disobedience and the overall right to general assembly, these protests have been sweeping the nation ... More >>
Big pics below.It's 4/20 time again. Tomorrow, Civic Center Park will be taken over by the city's annual tribute to weed, and organizer Miguel Lopez is thinking big. The rally typically attracts around 50,000 people -- but he's shooting for 100,000. The complete schedule of events is below, ... More >>
A Flickr photoAs we noted yesterday, 9.12 Project Colorado chair Lu Busse attended the Glenn Beck Restore Honor rally in Washington, D.C. Saturday, sharing her take in a People's Press Collective post. But Busse offers up plenty of outtakes below, including her guess at the actual size of th ... More >>
Miguel Lopez.Miguel Lopez is a write-in candidate for governor, as well as an advocate for what he calls "marijuana re-legalization." He sees 2012 as the year when this issue is likely to reach the ballot box, but he doesn't want activists to wait around until then. That's the message of "201 ... More >>
"I'm pretty sure there's a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking." Wait a second. Is that Barack Obama striking the famous "Blue Steel" pose perfected by Derek Zoolander? Pretty damn close -- and it's all thanks to the artistry of one Ron Keas, who's whipped up a sl ... More >>
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