Some estimates put the number of Colorado's undocumented immigrants in the hundreds of thousands. But for all the debates on how to treat locals lacking papers, there's still a lot we don't know about the everyday lives of the people we won't call citizens. Five Boulder County Latino youths, most un ... More >>
Nancy Stohlman can do it all. She can create new genres of literature, write operas and teach you how to do both. Someday she hopes to become a pirate, but in the meantime her new flash novel The Monster Opera will be transformed into an opera on Friday, October 4 at the Mercury Cafe. In the novel, ... More >>
#67: Emily K. Harrison Emily K. Harrison is a theatrical powerhouse: In addition to guiding and directing Boulder's inventive square product theatre, she's an actor, teacher and booster of alternative theater along the Front Range, forever advocating for her own company and others engaged in the sa ... More >>
Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade that replaced the Colorado Council of the Arts, has a new executive director, Margaret Hunt, who will be responsible for developing a statewide, shared vision for Colorado's creative indus ... More >>
In July, as artist Eric Shumake was preparing for the opening of his first official exhibit -- "Charnival," part of the current Merge group show at Plus Gallery -- he was simultaneously accepted into the Vermont Studios Masters Program. As a result, Shumake was unable to attend the opening night of ... More >>
A relative newcomer to the drag scene, Luke List has been performing as alter-ego Zoe O. for a little more than a year -- but that was long enough for him to win Charlie's Mr. July and Man of the Year 2011. And he's ready for Saturday night's Queen of Aces pageant and fundraiser for the Colorado Ga ... More >>
The mounds of snow aside, there's plenty to do this weekend, whether or not you care about beefy dudes throwing a ball around. Yes, the Super Bowl is happening. But so are a bunch of equally exciting events that will happen despite the blizzard. We've got: A drunken spelling bee, a beatnik's birthda ... More >>
Poet, humorist and writer Jack Collom has been an integral part of the Boulder poet community for a long while, and his work has ranged from traditional books of poetry to CDs of yodeling. Tonight, at The Laughing Goat in Boulder, Jack will be celebrating his 80th birthday with a wide range o ... More >>
When Christ failed to make a second earthly appearance on May 21, 2011, it probably came as a surprise to few -- would-be prophet Harold Camping, the Biblical number-cruncher who predicted that date as the day of the Rapture, had been wrong about the world ending before, after all. But while nobody ... More >>
Brian Bradley's artwork reflects his struggles with diabetes and the health-care system
There is no way to stretch the word "poet" to fit into something I am even remotely interested in, but when you find yourself in the position to take a poetry/writing workshop from Thurston Moore, you're willing to break out of your cage a little. When Moore took on the task of teaching a wo ... More >>
Video below.Update: Luke Irvin Chrisco, the man who became internationally famous for hiding in the tank of a porta-potty at a yoga festival in order to scope women's nether regions, cheerfully admits that peeping at females using toilets is practically a religion for him. And the details he' ... More >>
Patrick Mueller, in character.Patrick Mueller grew up in Lakewood and then left town for schooling at Pomona, where he started out a visual artist and through a new-found interest in theater, came away a movement and performance artist. A period of wandering followed, during which he lived a ... More >>
Jon SolomonEarlier this year Thurston Moore made a bit of, ahem, noise when he gave a dissertation on white noise to children between the ages of eight and twelve-years-old in New York City. It looks like he's now moving on to students a little older for his next round of teaching. Next summe ... More >>
Musician and writer Adam Perry lays out Three Seasons of Poetry.
The story of Lotte Lenya gets physical at the Dairy Center.
Betsy Tobin's theater on the rocks.
A visit with the rustic troubador at his Niwot farm.
From the week of October 27, 2005
Les Merveilles de Guinea embody the arts of Guinea.
Ginsberg’s “Howl” gets a global birthday tribute.
I'm with Stupa.
When the Bush administration does something worth protesting, La Mitzvah will be ready.
Gerald Nicosia has spent a decade challenging the disposition of Jack Kerouac's $20 million literary estate. Along the way, he's annoyed most of what remains of the beat generation.
July 2 - 8, 1998
Here's something to meditate about: singing nuns and a Tibetan flutist.
WATCH CLOSELY: AT ANY MOMENT, LUCIEN WULSIN COULD GIVE THE PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME. IT'S A BIRD, IT'S A CRANE--NO, IT'S FORMER CEO LUCIEN WULSIN...DANCING?