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West African Music Comes to Bouldernew

Kwasi Ampene's West African Dance Ensemble moves beyond the traditional drumming to give you the modern Afro Pop Africans listen to at clubs and on the commute to work.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  04-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Why Filmmakers Love Stranded Polar Bearsnew

Filmmaker Todd Anders Johnson films Alaskan glaciers for a salient image of the dangers of climate change. But will it move the pundit class?
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  04-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Deaf Guitarist Does Not Go Gentlynew

Since the age of 10, Steve DiCesare has slowly been losing his hearing. It is now almost completely gone, but the band plays on.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  03-19-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Boulder Struggles to Balance Conservation with Recreationnew

Boulder's draft Grasslands Ecosytem Management Plan was lauded by conservationists as a long overdue effort to inventory the city's grasslands and investigate the threats those lands face. But the document has drawn fire from a coalition of recreationists who believe that the plan exhibits an "anti-trail" bias.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  03-16-2009  |  Environment

Can People Eat Nutritiously on Food Stamps?new

I spent Feb. 4 through Feb. 10 eating a highly nutritious, low-carb diet for $33.07, or $4.72 per day, less than food stamps provide. For a month in 2007 my wife and I ate a higher-carb -- but still nutritious -- diet for $2.57 per day each.
Boulder Weekly  |  Ari Armstrong  |  02-23-2009  |  Food+Drink

Groomers Smooth Out Slopes All Night, Enjoy Sunrisesnew

The average skier pushes a thousand pounds of snow down the hill in a day. Without groomers to plow some of that back up the hill, we’d be rock skiing all season long.
Boulder Weekly  |  Andrew Wineke  |  02-02-2009  |  Culture

White Out: Canadian Unwittingly Writes How-To Guide for Living in Bouldernew

Is it a crime to want your children to be multilingual? What about driving a Prius, or eating only hormone-free ice cream? Are these inherently white, hopelessly misguided choices, too? Isn’t at least free-trade gourmet coffee a white-people win-win?
Boulder Weekly  |  Jim Lillie  |  02-02-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Newspaper of the Future: Part IIInew

The daily newspaper business has addressed its problems in much the same way that our government has addressed the recession: by resorting to short-term remedies that fail to address the issues at a fundamental level, rather than engaging in the long-term retooling that is necessary to create sustainability.
Boulder Weekly  |  Stewart Sallo  |  02-02-2009  |  Commentary

What's God Got to Do With It?new

While hot-button religious issues these topics garner lots of ink and keep blogs busy, are they the issues that matter most in the day-to-day practice of religion in our nation?
Boulder Weekly  |  Jim Lillie  |  02-02-2009  |  Culture

Still Black After All These Yearsnew

Otis Taylor might not know a lot about the Blues, but he's good at being black.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  02-01-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Rising Homeless Population Finds a Way to Express Itselfnew

A Boulder cafe hosts an exhibit of work by homeless artists to raise funds for a local social services organization.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  01-23-2009  |  Art

Robert Zubrin Phones It in from Marsnew

President of the Mars Society, Robert Zubrin, born on New Plymouth, Mars in 2071, gives Earthlings tips for moving to the Red Planet.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  01-15-2009  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

The Wailers Honor the Memory of Bob Marley by Continuing the Social Revolutionnew

The core of what has become a family tree of musicians began in 1963, when Bob Marley, Bunny Livingston, Peter McIntosh, Beverley Kelso, Junior Braithwaite and Cherry Smith united as a ska band known as The Teenagers.
Boulder Weekly  |  Ben Corbett  |  01-12-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Can We Save the Music Industry? Do We Want To?new

If you are the type of person who cares passionately about the future of music in America, this is one of the most exciting and frightening decades in modern history.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dale Bridges  |  01-05-2009  |  Music

Colorado Might Have the Only Anime-Focused Ensemble in the Countrynew

The Symphonic Anime Orchestra may very well be the only group devoted entirely to playing music from anime and Japanese video games.
Boulder Weekly  |  Dylan Otto Krider  |  12-30-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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