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    Sam Nixon ColumnWords From a Nerd: On the board

    Board games give us a chance to yell 'this is bullshit!' at friends
    01/06/2015 06:16 PM MST
    Board games tend to get a bum wrap, and I can kinda see why. They can be a hard sell to someone who hasn't touched one since they sat around a circle table with their entire extended family for three-plus hours of screaming "Yahtzee," and having that one uncle roll the dice off the table every fucking time. 
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    Boulder at Night: Ring in New Year's right
    12/25/2014 05:47 PM MST - For the past few years, I've tricked and guilt-tripped my pals into New Year's celebrations. "Come on," I say. Full Story

    Boulder at Night: Three cheers for Scrooges
    12/04/2014 09:07 PM MST - Boulder has developed a solution to those of us choking on tinsel and muting holiday commercials. It's our own Boulder Festivus. Inspired by Denver's Festivus, this inaugural event will be a night of food and craft beers made right in town. (Way better than cookies and milk for a known breaking-and-entering creep, clad in red felt.) Friday night, the Rembrandt Yard (1301 Spruce St.) will fill with brews from a bunch of local breweries all eager to bring holiday cheer to even the Grinchiest of us. Full Story

    Weekend in Boulder: Not Black Friday, Beer Friday
    12/01/2014 06:55 PM MST - (Editors note: Sorry in advance for all the beer. Our columnist foolishly completed an organic cleanse this week and is craving empty calories soaked in hops and smothered in queso. Full Story

    Weekend in Boulder: Live comedy and music, free campus events and beer
    12/03/2014 03:23 PM MST - Chuckle all Sunday night at the Bohemian Biergarten's (2017 13th St.) weekly comedy show. Comedians hit the stage at 7 p.m., and the Biergarten has happy hour deals on tap. Full Story

    Weekend In Boulder: Doing Halloween right
    12/03/2014 03:24 PM MST - Witch. Cowgirl. Gypsy. Witch again. Citizen of Bunnyville (don't ask). Derek from Swan Princess. Ketchup . Full Story

    Weekend in Boulder: Beer for a cause
    12/03/2014 03:24 PM MST - This Saturday, Twisted Pine Brewing (3201 Walnut St.) is teaming up with the Foothills Kiwanis Club of Boulder and the Alert Service Dogs for Kids Academy to put on the Paws for Kids' Cause. This is a group that helps get kids with life-threatening diabetes or food allergies service dogs. Full Story

    'Skiers vs. Snowboarders' event to feature CU students squaring off in Sumo suits
    10/15/2014 09:28 PM MDT - Since snowboaders joined skiers on the slopes decades ago, the sports have often fought a friendly rivalry. The "Skiers vs. Snowboarders" event at the Boulder Theater Thursday night will rekindle the cold-weather competition.  Full Story

    Weekend in Boulder: Tap into GABF gems
    12/03/2014 03:24 PM MST - Saturday at Walnut Brewery (1123 Walnut St.), from 6 to 6:30 p.m. you'll get a free pint of Sled Dog Red, an annual release of a real tasty brew. But the freebies stop after that half-hour mark. Full Story

    Weekend in Boulder: Adventure in the air and beer in the belly
    12/03/2014 03:24 PM MST - And, to anyone jazzed about true-blue adventure, check out the Adventure Film Festival at the Boulder Theater this weekend. The festival touts films and speakers showing off their incredible journeys and activism. Films will run Friday and Saturday and from 4-10 p.m. Friday, the Adventure Street Fair will serve up live music, food and all kinds of demos. Full Story

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    College basketballCU men's basketball: Wesley Gordon rising to the occasion

    Buffs sophomore emerging as potential star

    Set an appointment with Wesley Gordon and there's a decent chance you might have to wait a bit for his arrival.

     
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    (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)
    College basketballCU men's basketball: Wesley Gordon rising to the occasion

    Buffs sophomore emerging as potential star

    Set an appointment with Wesley Gordon and there's a decent chance you might have to wait a bit for his arrival.

     
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    Second Story Garage: The Dustbowl Revival

    They're called The Dustbowl Revival, but "dustbowl" should be read as style, not politics. It's more Mardi Gras than "Grapes of Wrath." You could see this band with all their belongings on the back of a wagon heading west, but it would be a party. Their Americana swing gets you tapping your toes and raising your glass. No one's down on their luck here. Full Story