Arts & Culture

Performance soul in black and white

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When Lisa Siciliano bought her neighbor’s camera on a whim in 2002, she had no idea that such a small decision would alter the course of her life...

Music on canvas

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Born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, Boulder artist Jason García’s paintings still carry with them the edge and ferocity of the city. An accomplished artist on various fronts, García’s art has manifested everywhere from murals on city streets to fine art ...

Fable III is a classic hero story with a twist

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The Fable series is a fun one. Created by Peter Molyneaux and the folks at his Lionhead Studios exclusively for the Xbox 360, the stories of the games are the classic hero-type. You start off as an impoverished character just trying to survive until you’re called ...

A million pictures worth countless words

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As of Dec. 24, Boulder photographer Peggy Dyer had captured the images of 4,340 people, leaving 995,660 to go in her mission to photograph a million faces. For the last two years, Dyer has been steadily amassing what she hopes will be the “single most extensive ...

The joy of circus

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Cirque du Soleil is a curious success story in the entertainment business, one that started in Quebec in the early ’80s and grew into an international success of epic proportions, propelling the once-maligned circus arts into the same prominent spotlight shared by ...

Boulder Weekly astrologer Rob Brezsny: ‘Your sign isn’t changing’

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Editor's note: In light of the recent news reports that the sun was now passing through 13 constellations instead of 12, therefore shifting the entire zodiac and the astrological signs of many, we here at Boulder Weekly reached out to our resident astrologer, Rob ...

Finding the fun in painting

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Other than his perpetually paint-stained clothes, Binghamton, N.Y., native Sam Jablon cut a deceptively ordinary figure during his four years (2005-09) at Naropa University, where he graduated with an interdisciplinary degree in writing, meditation and visual art. A ...

Post-apocalyptic life is a blast in Fallout: New Vegas

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Back in 2008, the folks at Bethesda Games released a classic game in Fallout 3. Stranded in the wasteland of a post-apocalyptic America, the player is on a journey to find his father while trying to survive among vigilantes and radiation-infected creatures trying to ...

Repurposing meanings

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Imagine what flesh would look like if it were made from thin layers of wood, or how a wave in a choppy sea would appear if it were frozen into overarching planks. Picture an animate sense of movement emerging from this wooden mass and visualize shifting colors ...

Snowballing success

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Boulder Weekly's Jules Kueffer was at the Snow Ball Festival this weekend. Check out the slideshow below.

Photos: Frozen Dead Guy Days

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The folks in Nederland, Colorado celebrated their 10th Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival from March 4-6. Check out some images from the events: 

Finding beauty in everything

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Born in 1928 in Pittsburgh as the third child of immigrant parents, Andy Warhol suffered through his childhood as an outcast and a hypochondriac. It seemed unlikely then that this often bed-ridden child would one day rise to fame as one of the leading figures of the ...