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    'Every Christmas Story Ever Told' opening and more Boulder-area events for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

    12/12/2017 11:35 PM MST
    A flurry of Christmas characters will grace the stage in BETC's version of the satirical yet celebratory holiday tale, "Every Christmas Story Ever Told." 
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    Danny Shafer's open mic and more Boulder-area events for Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
    12/12/2017 06:56 AM MST - Shafer hosts a long-running open mic, which recently changed venues. Once staged at the now-closed Conor O'Neill's, it now takes place at Oskar Blues in Boulder; 7:30 p. Full Story

    'Nightmare Before Christmas' and other Boulder-area events for Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
    12/11/2017 06:51 AM MST - 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'After another successful year of spreading seasonal fear, Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, has grown tired of the same old scare-and-scream routine, in Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas. Full Story

    'Cendrillon' and other Boulder-area events for Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
    12/08/2017 05:46 AM MST - 'Cendrillon'Boulder Opera presents the story of Cinderella in production that serves to introduce children to the spellbinding world of opera. Full Story

    Danny Shafer's Open Stage and other Boulder-area events for Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
    12/05/2017 05:46 AM MST - Danny Shafer's Open StageDanny Shafer hosts a long-running Boulder open mic in its new venue; 7:30 p. Full Story

    Nobel Lecture Series and other Boulder-area events for Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
    12/04/2017 06:52 AM MST - The Nobel Lecture Series: Elie WeiselJoin a series of lectures on Nobel-Prize-winning authors from around the world, presented by faculty from CU Boulder. Full Story

    Bonnie & The Clydes and other Boulder-area events for Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
    12/01/2017 04:55 PM MST - The Longmont country group, Bonnie & The Clydes, led by the irrepressible Bonnie Sims, performs at 8 p.m. at the Oskar Blues Tap Room, 921 Pearl St., Boulder. Full Story

    'Scrooge: Bah Humbug!' and other Boulder-area events for Friday, Dec. 1, 2017
    12/01/2017 09:36 AM MST - 'Scrooge: Bah Humbug!'This show was first performed in 1987 and has been an annual staple of the Jesters Dinner Theatre repertoire ever since — and it stars the same actor in the title role. Full Story

    Danny Shafer's open mic, a Boulder institution, finds new home
    12/01/2017 07:03 PM MST - When he moved to Boulder more than a decade ago, musician Ben Hanna recalled the first time he walked into the now-defunct Conor O'Neill's to sign up for a 15-minute slot to play at Danny Shafer's Open Stage. Shafer sent him home. "I was only 18, I was underage," Hanna said. So, "probably the very Tuesday after I turned 21, I went," he said. Full Story

    Elephant Revival and more Boulder-area events for Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
    11/29/2017 10:19 PM MST - Boulder-based Elephant Revival plays an all ages show; 8 p.m. Thursday; Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Full Story

    'The Poetry of Pop' and more Boulder-area events for Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
    11/29/2017 05:42 AM MST - In "The Poetry of Pop," author Adam Bradley shows that pop music is a poetry that must be heard more than read, uncovering the rhythms, rhymes and metaphors expressed in the singing voice. Full Story

    NedFest announces limited number of 'Early Bird' festival 3 day passes now on sale for the 20th Annual NedFest Art & Music Festival
    12/01/2017 11:44 AM MST - NedFest, Nederland, Colorado's annual music festival announced last week a limited number of "Early Bird" tickets for next year's 20th Annual Nederland Music and Arts Festival are now on sale. Full Story

    'All About my Mother' and other Boulder-area events for Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
    11/28/2017 05:44 AM MST - In "All About my Mother," the son of a woman named Manuela is run over by a car. In her grief, Manuela searches for her son's father, only to learn that he has become a transvestite. Full Story

    Meet author Paul Cohen and other Boulder-area events for Nov. 25, 2017
    11/25/2017 10:19 AM MST - Nominated for the Pushcart Press Editor's Book Award, "The Glamshack" is a lyrical, darkly humorous novel on the nature of love, divinity, the Plains Indian Wars, and the male gaze. Full Story

    'You Can't Take It With You' and other Boulder-area events for Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
    11/24/2017 05:43 AM MST - 'You Can't Take It With You'A staged radio play of the endearing, award winning Kaufman and Hart comedy. Full Story

    Louisville Turkey Trot and other Boulder-area events for Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017
    11/23/2017 08:15 AM MST - Louisville Turkey TrotJoin a free 5K fun run to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday while giving back to the community. Full Story

    'The Life of Laird Hamilton' and other Boulder-area events for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
    11/22/2017 05:41 AM MST - Film explores in uncompromising fashion the surfing icon Laird Hamilton, who refused to compete professionally and yet dominated big-wave surfing like no one before. Full Story

    Temple Grandin and other Boulder-area events for Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
    11/21/2017 05:41 AM MST - "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds" TED Talk screening and discussionGolden West will screen the TED Talk "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds" by Temple Grandin. Full Story

    The Wailin' Jennys and other Boulder-area events for Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
    11/20/2017 05:41 AM MST - The Wailin' JennysJoin The Wailin' Jennys, a Canadian trio known for keen harmonies, for an all ages show; 7 p. Full Story

    Wailin' Jennys visit Boulder for pair of concerts
    11/16/2017 03:37 PM MST - The Canadian-based vocal trio The Wailin' Jennys added a Monday show at the Boulder Theater after quickly selling out their Sunday show. Band member Nicky Mehta talks about balancing family and work, solo projects, and being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Full Story

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    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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    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

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