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Rising Appalachia: A Boulder Friday – Folk Music to Enjoy and Important Causes to Support

October 4th, 2018
Come To Life

  On Friday the people of Boulder were treated to a memorable night of music, spoken word, and social activism. The Boulder Theatre was sold out and packed to the rafters. A large banner bearing the word RESILIENT in big black letters hung over the stage. Singer Lyla June and fiddle player Lydia Violet opened up the night. Lyla sang, beat boxed, and spoke about injustices against indigenous people and women both historical and present. Her message was one of unity, forgiveness, and peace between all people. She also sang songs in English, Spanish, and her ancestral language of the Dine’.... Read More

A Weekend of Resiliency and Regeneration within the Rocky Mountain Community

September 28th, 2018

  The Phil Lewis Art Gallery on 20th and Pearl St in downtown Boulder, Colorado is 400 feet from my apartment according to Google Maps. I walk by it everyday. If in a rush, I force a detour. Phil’s blended ink and digital designs is the type of eye-trickery that inflicts disbelief inflicts a closer look inflicts a how long have I been standing here? A long thought out estimation of the amount of time I’ve stood outside the Phil Lewis Art Gallery would either be a gross underestimation or a gross overestimation. I just don’t know. The event Phil opened his studio doors to last night was... Read More

The Experience of Experimental Cinema; The Unseen Festival: September 1 – 30

September 19th, 2018
The Unseen Festival

Ever since entering the Film Studies program at CU Boulder, I have become privy to how complex and marvelous cinema is. It has also made me realize that film has more to offer than what is commercially popular. There are hundreds upon hundreds of brilliant films which go unrecognized, mostly owing to lack of exposure. However, there are programs which strive to remedy this. One of these is the Unseen Festival, which will take place in Boulder and Denver over a thirty-day period. The Unseen Festival is focused mostly on experimental films, many of which are not shown elsewhere. In attempting to... Read More

Feel The Season’s Vibe At The 2018 Denver Summer Tequila Tasting Festival

July 11th, 2018

Various brands and venues are taking part at the 2018 Summer Tequila Tasting Festival to be held across four cities in the United States on July 21st. It will happen simultaneously in Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis, anticipating hundreds of participants looking forward to get educated on their favorite brands. Tequila enthusiasts are set to unite as they embark on a journey to warm up they taste buds and taste a variety of tequilas. It will be a fun-filled event for tequila fanatics and for those who are ready to be converted. Social Scene is providing an intimate setting with... Read More

The 2018 Summer Denver Whiskey Festival was a Hit and We’re Thirsty for the Next Spirits Festival

July 5th, 2018

Hey Boulder, how do you like to spend your summertime Saturday afternoons?                         We know, we know; hiking up mountains, putting miles after miles on the bike, maybe even climbing some rock…but come ‘on, everybody needs a little balance! How about trying over a dozen incredible whiskeys, including some top distilleries local to Denver? That’s where Social Scene’s 2018 Summer Whiskey Festival at LoDo’s Highlands Ranch comes in. Lodo’s has more than 50 big screen HDTVs to broadcast sporting events and its iconic rooftop is one of the best spots... Read More

Boulder Un-juried Art and Cat Beer

August 13th, 2017

  The summer might be coming to an end but that does not mean the fun has to. With endless art to explore and craft beer to taste, Boulder will be alive as ever this week. Wednesday 8/16 Think outside the box and join the Boulder International Fringe Festival for unhurried art, live music, performance art, and more. With multiple events at various locations around Boulder—from Trident Booksellers on Pearl st to Pine St Sanctuary, there will be surely something for everyone. For event information and ticket purchase click Here. Join Selasee & the Fafa Family in celebrating the last Bands... Read More

Local Favorites, Creative Flow Yoga, and as always More

August 6th, 2017

  Monday 8/7 Get dancing Boulder at this wee’s Free beginner Argentine tango Class. Beginning at 6pm through 7pm by Boulder’s Dushanbe Tea House on 13th, this event will kick off with an all comers lesson—no previous experience needed. Have fun and shake it, and when you’re done grab a bite right next door at the Tea House. For more information and tickets go Here Tuesday 8/8 Ease into your Tuesday with a Creative Flow yoga class at downtown Boulder’s Prana. Free to the public, this playful all levels class will get you focused and enegerqzed for the week ahead. The class runs from... Read More

August Begins with Local Favorites and Summer Deals

July 31st, 2017

  Tuesday 8/1 Get out and move it tonight at 7pm for Boulder’s weekly Folk Dancing on the Plaza. Free to the public and located next to the Dushanbe Teahouse, join your community for some lighthearted all around fun. Wednesday 8/2 Seasonal and weekly favorites like the Boulder Farmers Market (4pm-8pm) and Bands on Bricks (5:30pm-9pm) will guarantee a pleasant midweek day and night. Friday 8/4 Today marks the start of Downtown Boulder’s Summer Sidewalk sale. Running from today though Sunday Aug. 6th, join local vendors and merchants for some amazing summer steals and deals. For more details... Read More

Reggae Night, Electric Fat Tire Bike Tours, and Free Morning Treats

July 24th, 2017

24 Monday 7/24 Start your week off a little differently with a guided Electric Cruiser Bike Tour hosted by the Boulder Tour Company. Discover the hidden, and some not so hidden, gems of Boulder on a provided fat tire bike and over two hours of sightseeing. Each tour includes a fat tire bike, helmet and safety gear and will be led by local guides. The Boulder Tour Company will be giving fat tire tours all this week; private and group tours available. Find tickets, additional dates, and more information Here Wednesday 7/26 Get through the midweek hump and head over to the Boulder House on Walnut... Read More

Flash Mountain Band, Classic Peter Pan, and of course the Pearl St Arts Fest

July 10th, 2017

This week check out the rich harmonies and psychedelic rock sounds of Flash Mountain Flood and Kind Hearted Strangers; get in touch with your adventurous side and hop on one of the many trails at Chautauqua and Settler’s Park. Boulder is busy this week with perfect and endless summer activities, events, and local favorites. With a slow start to the week, check out some of the highlights for later this week here. Wednesday 7/12 Relax, the weekend is almost here; in the meantime why not spend the evening at Chautauqua’s viewing of the 1924 version of Peter Pan? Beginning at 7:30pm until 9:30pm,... Read More

4th of July, Weekday Favorites, and as usual, so much more

July 3rd, 2017

Monday 7/3 Marking the end of the Boulder Arts & Jazz Festival, Robert Johnson and the Mark Diamond Trio, along with Blue88 Big Band and Los Bohemios, will be performing at the Central Park bandshell starting at 11am today. The festival will conclude around 6pm with plenty of local crafts, brews, and more still up for grabs.Hotel Boulderado will once again host ‘Music on Pine’ with live music by Tin Bother Duo. Cocktails, food, and a great night on the town will begin around 5pm and run until about 8pm. Tuesday 7/4 Happy 4th of July everyone! Celebrate with CU’s mascot Ralphie at her... Read More

Music on Pine St, BPL’s Summer Fest, Full Spectrum, and the Boulder Arts & Jazz Fest

June 26th, 2017

Boulder will be jam-packed with concerts, events, and activities for the coming week. Here are some of the major highlights Monday 6/26 Start your week with a laid back evening at ‘Music on Pine Street’ hosted by the Hotel Boulderado. With FREE live music every Monday evening in June and July, the Hotel Boulderado will be hosting various local musicians and groups each week. What better way to spend a monday evening than with Free live music, food, cocktails and soft drinks. Music on Pine Street runs from 5pm-8pm on the hotel’s outdoor plaza at 13th st and Pine st; information on performances... Read More

Liquid Sky, Summer Kick-Offs, and so much more

June 20th, 2017

From the weekly Farmer’s Market to First Day of Summer celebrations, Boulder has got you covered for events and outings around town this week. Dive below the ocean’s surface at Fiske Plentarium’s presentation of “Habitat Earth” and ‘Liquid Sky’ Shows, join the Capitol One Cafe and Peet’s coffee for their First Day of Summer BBQ, or head over to CU’s  Shakespeare Festival on campus. Whatever floats your boat, Boulder is sure to have something for everyone this week. Tuesday 6/20 Join the Fiske Planetarium on CU’s campus for a showing of “Habitat Earth.” Explore the unique... Read More

This Week in Boulder: Dancing, Music, Comedy

June 12th, 2017

Monday June 12th Start the week off the right way and head to downtown Boulder’s Bandshell Boogie! Family friendly, casual, and a great place to meet members of the community, this weekly event takes place in Central Park Monday nights from 7:30pm-9pm and is free to attend. With music from across the board, ranging from funk to club to pop, Bandshell Boogie encourages self expression for all with various musical talents constantly providing new experiences. Get out and dance this summer, meet your neighbors, enjoy the long summer nights outside and moving. More information is available at Bandshell... Read More

Dead & Co., Folk Dancing, Band on the Bricks, and MORE

June 5th, 2017

This week in Boulder we have music from John Mayer and Dead & Co, Folk Dancing in Central Park, and much more. In anticipation for Saturday’s Dead & Co show at Folsom Field, the Boulder Theater will be hosting a Grateful Dead listening party in the lounge on Tuesday June 6th as well as a late night “post Dead” party on June 9th at 10pm. The Boulder Farmer’s Market will once again take place on Wednesday evenings from 4pm-8pm and Saturday’s from 8am-2pm on 13th St. The Boulder Reservoir will be the place for “BAM Open Water Swims,” where you can spend the day on and in the... Read More

Boulder Creek Festival, Space Orphan, Beer and So Much More

May 29th, 2017

With the weather heating up and summer vacations vast approaching, this week in Boulder is filled to the brim with events and activities for everyone. Kicking off the week Boulder will host the famous Bolder Boulder 10K run, followed by music by DeadSet Colorado, Joe Johnson Music, and more. Monday will also mark the last day of the Boulder Creek Festival where you can enjoy music from Space Orphan, local foods and craft beer, and so much more. Here are a few of this week’s highlights to get you started: Monday 5/29 Bolder Boulder 10K run kicks off at 6:50am and will conclude around 11:45 am;... Read More

This Saturday: New Colorado Holiday to Celebrate Value of Public Lands!

May 16th, 2017

There is a great respect and appreciation for the public land here in Colorado, and the majority of Colorado voters in 2016 “opposed efforts to turn national public lands over to the state.” (Conservation Colorado 2016). With this sentiment in mind, Colorado made itself the first state to create a holiday focused on appreciating the benefits received from public land. Be one of the first to celebrate this holiday on this coming Saturday, the 20th of May, as it will be the one of the first celebrations ever of Colorado’s New Public Lands Day! Colorado’s public land holds great value and... Read More

Featured Events: MediaLive, 15th st. Design District Block Party, and more!

May 15th, 2017

Featured Events: MediaLive, 15th st. Design District Block Party, and more! Get ready Boulder, with the days getting longer and summer just around the corner, there are countless events to keep you busy this week. From opening art exhibitions and the Boulder Farmers Market to the 15th St. Design Studio block party—there is plenty to do around town to keep you entertained. Below are just a few highlights for the week: Monday 5/15 Join the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for their opening night of MediaLive’s exhibition from 6:30pm-9pm. This exhibition features the winners of the International... Read More

Boulder 4th of July Fireworks Show at CU

June 25th, 2016

Every year for the 4th of July, people of all ages gather at CU’s Folsom Field Stadium for an awesome fireworks show! This is a huge event that the Boulder community looks forward to every summer because it is pure fun for your entire family and crew of friends. This year the event will be kicked off by rockin’ dance music by The Mighty Twisters band and an amazing show by the Mad Hops Jump Rope Team. Then the Boy Scouts Color Guard will present the colors for the National Anthem to help us remember the real reason everyone gathers together! It is also so special to sing along to traditional... Read More

AboutBoulder.com Presents Boulder, Colorado’s Premiere Event Calendar

June 17th, 2016

In a town like Boulder, Colorado, it’s hard to know what is going on every night. In the past, hours would have been spent researching the latest and greatest things to do while out on Pearl, or what events were taking place in Chautauqua State Park. Now, AboutBoulder has you covered. With AboutBoulder’s new Events tab, you will never miss another Boulder event. Built to be Boulder County’s premiere up-to-date calendar, events are added by storefronts and companies across Boulder. Events are then filtered into like categories, given an in-depth description on activities and cost, and then... Read More