In December, the University of Colorado launched a new $100,000 branding campaign, entitled "Be Boulder," in hopes of turning people's attention away from Boulder's rep as a party school and towards the noble laureates and astronauts and filmmakers the institution has produced. But facts are facts, ... More >>
The Colorado Music Hall of Fame is preparing for its next round of inductions on Friday, November 8, at the Paramount Theatre. Before Judy Collins, Bob Lind, the Serendipity Singers and Chris Daniels become the next set of Colorado artists to be honored, an hour-long special is slated to air on Rock ... More >>
On a Remote Frequency Outpost in Space
Space might be the place, but earth is home, sweet, home. And for that reason, tonight's installment of Deer Pile's monthly space-nerd evening, Space in Your Face, will turn its telescope on the place where we live, approaching the planet from a dizzying variety of angles, both scientific and out-of ... More >>
Tuesday, November 27, Bluebird Theater, 888-929-7849.
See also: - Harry Tuft and Barry Fey officially inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame - John Denver Colorado Hall of Fame induction at 1STBANK Center, 4/21/11 - Colorado Music Hall of Fame inaugural induction Just three weeks from now, the Colorado Music Hall of Fame is planning for its n ... More >>
Sunday, August 19, Buell Theatre, 303-830-8497.
Black Sleep of Kali/Union of Sleep
This Charming Man Records/Per Koro Records
What do you get when you combine a super-massive black hole, an eight-year-old Mars Rover, uncharted planets...and a couple of geniuses? 60 Minutes in Space, which debuts at 7 p.m. tonight in the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
We Were Cosmonauts
A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
The Sci-Fi Film Series is getting down to its final two weeks, and this Wednesday, they'll be showing one of our favorites, Moon, at 7 p.m. at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. The purpose of the series is pretty simple: show off some great science fiction movies and provide an intellectual intro ... More >>
It's a bit of a slow week again, but the media coming out today is so top-notch that it's hard to complain. Provided you're interested in things like playing god, a relationship puzzle game about love or watching a movie that's sort of about time travel, you'll have a lot to take in this wee ... More >>
Friday, July 2, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Flight Approved Records
A World We Pretend
An image from Lockheed Martin Space Systems' website.Lockheed Martin Space Systems' Waterton Canyon facility has served as a major economic engine for southern Jefferson County for decades, and it will no doubt continue to do so -- but its horsepower is due for a reduction. The firm plans to ... More >>
A Farewell to Echoes
An image from the Zybek website. Been looking everywhere for realistic representations of the lunar surface? Look no more. Zybek Advanced Products, a Boulder-based firm just chosen for assistance by a University of Colorado-affiliated nonprofit dedicated to promoting space-industry entrepreneurship ... More >>
Joel WarnerThe Great Experimenters (from left): James Quirk, Barnabas Von Scarecrow, Russ Dale and Matt Twardy Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, co ... More >>
The newly shorn Ace Young, now of "American Idol Extra." American Idol didn't prove to be a skyrocket to fame for Boulder's Ace Young, a 2006 Westword profile subject. But three years after finishing seventh in the contest -- remember how he equated that number with the one John Elway wore? -- he's ... More >>
Sharon Guisinger, High Street Speakeasy
New Ancient Astronauts
What Are You Smoking?
The history of Boulder’s music scene plays out in a new documentary.
Give these DJs some "Space."
It had to happen: outer-space law and outer-space lawyers.