News and Reviews
  • Singer and Songwriter Abigail Dowd Takes Us On Her...

    We were fortunate to catch up with the tremendously talented, heart-stirring singer and songwriter from North Carolina, Abigail Dowd, who will be performing in Boulder and Denver next week. Boulder Source: Let’s start from the beginning. You grew up in North Carolina. Did you ever live in Colorado? I was raised in the North Carolina Sandhills, but my step-mom moved

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  • Stirring Up Fun at the Moovers & Shakers Cocktail...

    Tickets are going fast to an entertaining evening of mixological magic at one of Boulder's most popular food and drink events. Local mixologists from top Boulder restaurants will be shaking things up at the annual Moovers and Shakers Cocktail Competition. They will compete to crown the most original and delicious drink they can concoct. This year the cocktails will incorporate

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  • This Week! NYC Violinist Zack Brock and Triptych –...

    https://youtu.be/Upj-ijDF8mM "Heralded as the pre-eminent improvising violinist of his generation!"  NYC-based Zach Brock joyously plays and composes jazz that draws on elements of blues, folk, pop music, and classical music. The Chicago Tribune recognized his "Perpetuity" album as one of its top 10 jazz recordings of 2014.   Downbeat Magazine named Zach the "rising star" jazz violinist of 2013. He has

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  • New Year Brings Outstanding New Performances at Dairy Arts...

    Jazz At The Dairy concerts will kick off the new year. Robert Johnson, NYC sensation Zach Brock, Dotsero, Don Grusin, Dave Fulker, and more. Check out the details below and get your tickets now -- they're already on sale. Remember, the early bird gets jazzed! JANUARY 6 Robert Johnson & the Boulder Blues Quartet   This is Blues at its soulful,

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  • Painting the Town: Portraying Boulder’s Essence

    When artist Peggy Sands entered the Elevations Credit Union mural contest, she was skeptical. So skeptical, she nearly ignored the call for entries to capture in art what she most loves about Boulder. The winning artist would paint the design on a beetle-kill wall in the newly remodeled Elevations Credit Union branch located on Boulder’s Diagonal Highway. Sands liked the

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  • The World is Coming to Boulder: Jaipur Literature Festival...

    Calling all bookworms and bibliophiles! Summer is over and school is back in session, but the fun isn’t over yet. In fact, for book nerds and art lovers alike, the main event of the year is just around the corner. The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) -- the world's largest free literary event described as the "greatest literary show on Earth"

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  • New Exhibitions, Artful Uprising & Artistic...

    Here's the latest at the newly renovated Dairy Arts Center: Four Exhibitions The Dairy Arts Center has announced four new exhibitions opening August 26 described as an exciting and thought-provoking way to relaunch the visual arts program at the Dairy. Two exhibitions by Melanie Yazzie (Diné/Navajo) consider the intersection of her indigenous identity, often based in the idea of “blood

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