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    Boulder-born New Horizons mission launched inspiration for ballet

    Performances debut this weekend at Dairy Arts Center
    02/21/2019 09:30 PM MST
    First, there was the New Horizons mission flyby of Pluto. Then, this past New Year's Eve, came the spacecraft's close brush with the Kuiper Belt object popularly known as Ultima Thule. And now, the spectacle and aspiration of scientists' exploration billions of miles from Earth is going to be celebrated in a venue much closer to home - through a ballet this weekend. 
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    Boulder troupe uncovers humanity among wreckage in play 'United Flight 232'
    02/15/2019 12:20 PM MST - Though the action of playwright Vanessa Stalling's drama "United Flight 232" stems from a mechanical failure, the heart of the show is decidedly human. Stalling drew on Laurence Gonzales' book of a similar name, "Flight 232," to tell the story of the passengers and crew members who boarded a Chicago-bound plane at Denver's Stapleton International Airport on July 19, 1989.  Full Story

    Letterpress DIY Valentines and other Boulder-area events Feb. 2, 2019
    02/01/2019 11:29 PM MST - A handmade card is always special, but the crisp imprint that the letterpress process creates has a unique character. Full Story

    Mastering the Art of French Cooking and other Boulder-area events Jan 17, 2019
    01/17/2019 10:33 AM MST - Matthew Pevear observes familiar locations and objects that he encounters as he promotes, unveils and gives reference to non-grandiose interactions in the anthropocentric environment with which we interact. Full Story

    "Disenchanted" takes rose-colored glasses off for look at Disney legacy
    01/15/2019 12:39 PM MST - "Happily ever after" has its limits. Full Story

    'Tables to Woods' joins a pair of playwrights and two plays into an evening of exploring relationships
    01/11/2019 03:55 PM MST - Brad Rutledge and Paul Wells, veterans in the theatrical arts, have joined together to deliver two one-act plays sure to capture a sense of longing, the perils of the human condition and the inevitable shape-shifting nature of relationships.  Full Story

    New theater on Boulder-area stages for the week of Jan. 11, 2019
    01/11/2019 03:10 PM MST - Betrayal A sharp look into the nature of marriage, through Feb. 17, Vintage Theatre Company, 1468 Dayton St. Full Story

    Boulder Ballet begins adaptive dance class for disabled youth
    12/29/2018 12:33 PM MST - After a powerful performance of the "Gentle Nutcracker," a sensory-friendly performance of the holiday show designed to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals, the Boulder Ballet decided to create an adaptive dance class allowing those with special needs to experience the joy of dance for themselves. Full Story

    BETC's 'Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley' at the Dairy and other Boulder-area events Dec. 21
    12/21/2018 08:09 AM MST - Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Boulder's nationally award-winning theatre ensemble, BETC, brings a fresh new holiday show to Colorado this year with its production of "Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley" -- a holiday-themed sequel to Jane Austen's classic "Pride & Prejudice." Full Story

    Maker Open House and other Boulder-area events Dec. 11, 2018
    12/11/2018 04:16 PM MST - Mingle with other makers, see what those in the community are creating and explore the tool stations; 7 p. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story