<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Stage]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of September 3, 2015]]> Defending the Caveman..]]> <![CDATA[Wonder]]> Is it paranoia or some act of mystery? In The Tree, five teenagers embark on a hike when they come across a black and mangled tree. It isn’t until they recognize the same tree again and again, following them on their path, that the hikers begin to wonder.]]> <![CDATA[Fecking brilliant]]> If you’ve never seen the sadly short-lived British TV series Father Ted (R.I.P. Dermot Morgan), you owe it to yourself to give it a look. It’s a screamingly funny show set on the fictitious Craggy Island off Ireland’s western coast. It is also the spiritual sibling to Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan, which takes place on a real island in the same general vicinity.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of July 30, 2015]]> Much Ado About Nothing..]]> <![CDATA[Hypnotize]]> The subconscious mind is a scary thing. You never know what can happen if someone says the right words and snaps their fingers at the correct moment. If you want to find out, comedian and hypnotist Rusty Z is coming to The Dairy on April 23. As seen on Comedy Central and A&E, Rusty Z has also performed his show all over the country.]]> <![CDATA[Real Genius]]> On the surface it might seem like a cop-out answer to a somewhat na´ve question. Radio is radio, a format made with smoothvoiced hosts chatting up engaging guests in interviews arranged by producers as bumper music fades in and out. Perhaps it gets thrown to a field reporter now and then.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of Aug 13, 2015]]> The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, 303-440-7826. Through Aug. 22..]]> <![CDATA[Life is a melancholic matter]]> The boy is Colin (Romain Duris), 30-something, single and independently wealthy. He lives in a fantastic apartment, practically pulsating with life. He lives with Nicholas (Omar Sy), his confidant and cook — who concocts nothing but elaborate and intricate meals — and a mouse that stays busy keeping the place clean.]]> <![CDATA[Culture]]> The African Dance Department at CU is not only putting on a performance but inviting the public to experience African culture. The audience is invited to participate in the celebration, a demonstration of the hospitality of African cultures. Led by CU’s senior instructor of dance, Nii Armah Sowah, the evening will include storytelling, songs, drumming and dancing, all in traditional costume that provides an immersive and authentic slice of African culture.]]> <![CDATA['The Wizard of Oz' at Boulder's Dinner Theatre: A girl and her dog]]> This cultural powerhouse, this multi-generationally much-beloved masterpiece, has been touching hearts and opening minds since the turn of the 20th century.]]> <![CDATA[theater]]> Was your New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Do you love local craft brews? Why not kill two birds with one stone, and join Left Hand Brewing Company’s running club. The run is for one hour and whether you walk, jog or sprint, each participant gets a free pint when they get back to the brewery.]]> <![CDATA[Listen]]> Mozart’s opera Cosi fan tutte, translated as “women are like that,” follows two beautiful sisters and their adventures with men. When it premiered back in 1790, no one lifted an eyebrow at its subject matter, but 19th and 20th century operagoers considered it too vulgar.]]> <![CDATA[Rocky Mountain soul]]> Cleo Parker Robinson’s entire career as a dance instructor can be compared to a tree, with roots deeply embedded into the Boulder community and branches that touch the lives of hundreds of dancers over the years.]]> <![CDATA[Lessons in loss]]> Appoggiatura begins in a Venice hotel where three people have come to mourn the death of Gordon — a husband, lover and grandfather. Grandmother Helen seeks to remember the beauty of an early trip to Italy with Gordon, who has since left her for the pessimistic Aunt Chuck.]]> <![CDATA[An insider’s perspective: the making of a Fringe Festival act]]> I never thought that I would write a play about healing from sexual abuse, but as I was driving to Winnipeg to perform another play, scenes for just such a play kept popping in my head. I pushed them away and told myself that if I get into the Victoria Fringe Festival, then I will write that play. I knew this was safe because I was far down on the waiting list for that festival. Twenty minutes later, I checked my messages and there was a call from the Victoria Festival that I had gotten in.]]> <![CDATA[Theater | Week of Dec. 18, 2014]]> St., Denver, 303-447-5977. Through Dec. 20..]]> <![CDATA[Players on the world’s stage]]> Imagining the immediate pleasure in offing his father’s killer was not enough to knock the angel off his shoulder. His curiosity of the afterlife kept him from sinning and remained at the center of his psyche for the rest of his life. And local playwright David Davalos wonders why.]]> <![CDATA[Just say, “D’oh!”]]> Remember back in elementary school when you could get an A for effort? The end result of your effort might have earned a C, or even a D, but the dedication and hard work you put in shone through, and your teacher would recognize that with an appreciative — if relatively meaningless — “A for effort.” ]]> <![CDATA[Theatre | Week of November 20, 2014]]> Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: The Musical..]]> <![CDATA[Philately attraction]]> Did you know that Mauritius is a tiny island just east of Madagascar? Neither did I. That Mauritius was the sole, native home of the now extinct Dodo bird, and that Mauritius was only the fifth country ever to issue postage stamps, were also facts that had, until now, eluded me.]]>