Bill Nershi of the Boulder jam band spoke with Colorado Matters about his early musical career in Telluride, the lore behind the group's name and how he manages to perform for hours at a time.
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The show highlights Rembrandt's skill at printmaking, a talent often overshadowed by his painting.
The Western Slope city has slowly amassed cultural assets, from the historic Avalon Theatre to new developments at Las Colonias Park.
Composer Benjamin Park felt exhausted during the 2016 election. He remembers the nonstop political coverage and the growing tension within the United States. He decided to write music that embodied the disconnect -- and addressed the division. Ben used portions of the melody from "America the Beautiful" to write a piece about the harsh political divide in our country. He also took inspiration from the majestic landscape of Boulder. You'll hear a recording of Benjamin Parks's "For Purple Mountains" in the CPR Performance Studio -- played by musicians from the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival -- on this episode of Centennial Sounds from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio.
A Shepard Fairey mural, some multi-colored gorillas and a crocheted monster named "Tina" all find homes on RiNo's walls and alleyways.
The play is put on by the nonprofit Athena Project, which incubates and exhibits art made by women.
In "Depth of Winter," Sheriff Walt Longmire travels to the Chihuahuan desert of Northern Mexico to rescue his daughter from a cartel.
The play runs from Sept. 1 through Oct. 13 at the downtown Denver, social justice-focused theater.
There were several all-black towns in Oklahoma in 1906, home to 137,000 African-Americans.
The Denver-born comedian just recorded his first stand-up album at the Bug Theater, and will perform at the High Plains Comedy Festival.
Colorado poet Jovan Mays penned a poem to Glenwood Canyon as part of the Wild I-70 audio tour.
Carter Wilson wrote "Mister Tender's Girl" to explore what the survivor of such a crime would be like as an adult.
Artist Sam Bridgham took the decision in stride: “I plan to Lego bomb the entire surface of the Earth.”
Through art and Rube Goldberg machines, Warm Cookies of the Revolution teaches residents about participatory budgeting in its latest project.
The sacred Navajo symbol is known as the "whirling log" and it still used today in ceremonies and artwork.