I touched the crystal ocean with my bare toes and gazed across the tiny island. I was the only person there, except for a dozen pink flamingoes, each balanced on a single leg, totally showing off, because seriously, why else would they do that?
The crowd, all 28,000 of us, flowed from all directions toward the CU Boulder campus, converging on Folsom Field atop a thick cloud of anticipation. Dead and Company was in town to perform two evening stadium concerts under the Flatirons.
On face value, Santa Fe seems like an unusual choice to lead a green energy transition. It's not only small: it's an artists' colony in a coal state with some of the nation's highest per capita carbon emissions.
When Boulder theater artist, Amanda Berg Wilson returned to Denver from a decade long explore of Chicago what she found here was a lot of great theater. What she craved, was great theater with a Chi-town influence.
This Halloween, I hope Bettie felt beautiful and ugly, innocent and evil, powerful and mortal. I hope that, for one day, she felt undefinable -- and that somehow brought her closer to peacefully walking through this weird world.
Anthrozoology is the study of human- animal relationships and killing this magnificent bear and leaving her children motherless raises all sorts of challenging issues and shows major contradictions between words and actions.