<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[U2's manager says the 'free' ride for music via the Internet is over]]> <![CDATA[Kurt Vonnegut the teacher: An assignment from his writing class]]> Kurt Vonnegut, the counterculture author whose works include Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, Breakfast of Champions and Mother Night, was for several years an instructor at the well-respected Iowa Writers' Workshop.]]> <![CDATA[Pics from The Motet's Mixtape 1975 Halloween show]]> Each Halloween the Motet unites costume-clad fans of the Front Range and transport them to a funkified era of the bands choice. Nobody knows how to start a dance party better than this Colorado-]]> <![CDATA[New video from Boulder band, The Ridgelings]]> Boulder Americana band, The Ridgelings, is hustling the internet to put out its first album, no small feat even in the age of digital recording.  The band just gave a peek behind the curtain w]]> <![CDATA[Four or more for Music Director]]> Rumors have been swirling around Chautauqua all summer. When the Colorado Music Festival announced its summer season, it was stated that three of the guest conductors were candidates to replace ]]> <![CDATA['Cloud Atlas:' Even after two viewings, Roger Ebert mystified]]> Cloud Atlas, the film adaptation of a David Mitchell novel previously called "impossible" to make into a movie, has stumped one of the best and most outspoken film critics alive. ]]> <![CDATA[Netflix nabs 'Mad Men' rerun rights]]> <![CDATA[Former 'Walking Dead' writer Darabont joins team for 'Godzilla']]> OK, so maybe in the classic Japanese Godzilla films, writing wasn't the strong suit.]]> <![CDATA[The Knife slays Denver]]> I have something of a love-hate relationship with The Knife's performance at The Fillmore in Denver last night. ]]> <![CDATA[Steven Soderbergh & Channing Tatum Making ‘Magic Mike’ The Musical]]> First they made the movie and now Steven Soderbergh and Channing Tatum are taking Magic Mike to the stage. The film’s director and star are producing a musical adaptation of their male stripper movie. Distributed by Warner Bros., Magic Mike opens Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Magnolia Pictures Grabs U.S. Rights to Bob Marley Documentary]]> Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to Marley, the first documentary about iconic musician Bob Marley made with the support of the Marley family. The film will open in theaters and on VOD and digital platforms April 20, after its world premiere at the Berlin film festival. VH1 also has partnered to license the first TV window of the film as part of its Rock Doc franchise.]]> <![CDATA[Some viewers faint during '127 Hours' , but is that a marketing nightmare or dream?]]> Two at the Telluride Film Festival, three at the Toronto International Film Festival and one at the Mill Valley Film Festival. If that were a list of trophies for the new movie "127 Hours," which opens Friday, the filmmakers would be overjoyed. In fact, it's a partial tally of people who have collapsed during early screenings of the movie about a real-life hiker who amputated his forearm after a falling boulder pinned his hand in a remote canyon.]]> <![CDATA[Current TV launches a.m. news block]]> Al Gore's Current TV network announced on Monday the launch of a morning news block featuring live simulcasts of the radio programs "The Bill Press Show" from 6-9 a.m. ET and "The Stephanie Miller Show" from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ET weekdays starting in early spring.]]> <![CDATA['Dark Knight Rises' Opens to Record $30.6 Mil in Midnight Grosses Amid Shooting]]> Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises enjoyed record-breaking midnight business -- but now faces the tough task of rolling out amid real-life violence that left a dozen people dead and many others injured after a masked man opened fire in a Colorado theater.]]> <![CDATA[New video from PSY: How the K-pop star is following up on 'Gangnam Style']]> <![CDATA[Jaime Escalante, teacher who was subject of 'Stand and Deliver,' dies at 79]]> Jaime Escalante, the charismatic former East Los Angeles high school teacher who taught the nation that inner-city students could master subjects as demanding as calculus, died Tuesday. He was 79. The subject of the 1988 box-office hit "Stand and Deliver," Escalante died at his son's home in Roseville, in northern California, said actor Edward James Olmos, who portrayed the teacher in the film. Escalante had bladder cancer.]]> <![CDATA[Taxidermist explains how he preserved Lady Gaga's meat dress for the Rock Hall of Fame]]> Fortunately, requests to preserve clothing made out of raw meat are rare, Sergio Vigilato admits. But when the Burbank taxidermist got the call to turn Lady Gaga's infamous Argentinean beef gown into a museum display, he bit at the opportunity.]]> <![CDATA['Nikita' delivers a new TV action hero]]> <![CDATA[Almost two years after his death, Bernie Mac is still missed]]> In his bathroom, Bernie Mac lit a firecracker, spread ketchup on himself and pretended that he had been shot — much to the horror of his wife. In a friend's bathroom, he placed fake dung on the ground, leading Super Bowl partygoers to believe someone had missed their porcelain mark.]]> <![CDATA[Roundup: Roger Ebert's submissions to the 'New Yorker' caption contest]]> Like a fine wine, or a not-very-fine wine, or a Roger Corman film, film critic Roger Ebert just gets better with age.]]>