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Posts Tagged ‘arts’

Westword | The Untimely Demise of Boulder DIY Venue Goss House

Westword | The Untimely Demise of Boulder DIY Venue Goss House

"The Boulder home known as Goss House, which also functions as a music venue, studio and art gallery, is closing down. The house’s residents are being forced to leave, as the landlord elected not to renew their lease this summer. Come July, Goss [...]

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

One of Boulder's Little Libraries North Boulder residents are gearing up to express their desire for a library in their neighborhood. Since 1998, a branch of the Boulder Library was promised at a location owned by the city. Initial funding was in [...]

The Atlantic Cities | The Most Artistic Cities in America

The Atlantic Cities | The Most Artistic Cities in America

"hich U.S. cities and metros have the most extensive artistic communities? Boulder has a university, bohemian culture, and scenery; Santa Fe, of course, has been an arts center since the days of Georgia O’Keeffe. Santa Cruz, New Bedford, and [...]

The Eccentric Artists’ Gardens Exhibit and Tour is back!

The Eccentric Artists’ Gardens Exhibit and Tour is back!

Grab your spring-fever and take yourself on a tour of enchantment through the eccentric gardens of 15 Boulder artists.  Visit the Boulder Public Library Canyon Gallery and see how 30 painters, photographers and sculptors were inspired by these 15 [...]

Kids Artwalk Boulder

Kids Artwalk Boulder

The North Boulder Recreation Center's walls are covered with outrageous displays of color and creativity.  The Youth Services Initiative, led by Alex Zinga through Boulder's Parks and Recreation Department, is putting on an art show and the rec [...]

Portraits of Mass Consumption

Portraits of Mass Consumption

In Edward Tufte's book, Envisioning Information, ideas are laid out about how to communicate information in "flatland" and escape the inherent two dimensional limitation of paper and computer screens. Tufte also warns against using "chartjunk" a [...]

A Colombian Experience with Boulder Green Streets

A Colombian Experience with Boulder Green Streets

The most famous Ciclovìa (literally translated as ‘bike’ way) occurs every Sunday in Bogota, Colombia where an astounding 70 miles of major city streets are shut down and handed over to two million bike-riding, road-running, game-playing [...]

Boulder’s Street Art: The Work of Boulder’s Homeless Artists

Boulder’s Street Art:  The Work of Boulder’s Homeless Artists

Thursday, July 15, 5-7 pm, Café Gondolier, 1738 Pearl St., will host a free reception for the  homeless art show currently on display in the restaurant. The show will  continue until September 30.  The  chef/owner Nelson Kugel of the Gondolier [...]

Children’s Art on Display this Weekend

Children’s Art on Display this Weekend

Children's art is so different from that created by adults. It has an inimitable quality, a skill many have that is ephemeral in nature. A wonderful collection will be on display on Saturday, March 20, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Washington School, [...]

Pavement Mural Combines Community Building and Public Art

Pavement Mural Combines Community Building and Public Art

In September of 2008, Cara Priem was inspired to create a pavement mural in her Martin Acres Neighborhood after watching a video on Portland, Oregon's City Repair Project. Trouble was, the city had no process for such projects. Undaunted, Cara set [...]