Colorado Creatives

100 Colorado Creatives: Reflections on an arts journalist's year well-spent

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And Lucy Lynn of the Ladies Fancywork Society wouldn't even hear of it: "Whoa. Die? That's pretty harsh. I'm not too sure there is any art trend I want to see die. Fashion trends...that's another story." Her LFS sister in yarnbombing crime, Maxine, stood up for unicorns: "I'm pretty over glitter, just kidding! I love glitter, and if glitter ever stopped being used, it would make me super sad. I also love unicorns. Someone might answer unicorns to this question, but not me, I would be never want a unicorn to die, that would make me evil." But Emily K. Harrison of Boulder's square product theatre didn't mince words: "I don't really follow trends all that much; it took me years to agree to try on a pair of skinny jeans. So I'll just speak to a centuries-old trend that has seen its day: I'm sick of artists being asked (and often agreeing) to work for way less than they're worth. That's a seriously terrible, enduring, national trend. Get your shit together, America." A similar sentiment echoed through many 100CC interviews. Continue reading for more on 100 Colorado Creatives.
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Susan Froyd started writing for Westword as the "Thrills" editor in 1992 and never quite left the fold. These days she still freelances for the paper in addition to walking her dogs, enjoying cheap ethnic food and reading voraciously. Sometimes she writes poetry.
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