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Posts Tagged With ‘ Naropa University ’


Boulder was known as the “Hippie Capital of the World” in the ’60s.

March 13th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado in the 1960s was a hub of cultural and political activity. Known as the “hippie capital of the world,” Boulder was a magnet for young people seeking an alternative lifestyle and a place to express their creativity and individuality. The city’s vibrant music scene, liberal politics, and stunning natural scenery made it an ideal destination for those seeking a counter-culture experience. One of the defining events of the era was the establishment of the Naropa Institute in 1974. Founded by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the institute was the... Read More

Why Boulder is a Great Place for Authors and Writers to Live

February 26th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado is a wonderful place for writers and authors, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural vibrancy, and intellectual stimulation. Located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a city that has long been known for its lively arts and literary scenes. It is home to numerous bookstores, writing centers, and cultural institutions that serve as a hub for writers and readers alike. One of the reasons why Boulder is a great place for writers is its inspiring natural surroundings. The city is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including mountains, forests,... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

January 22nd, 2016

Some people have the gift of putting everybody around them at ease and Z, with his easy drawl and friendly smile, is most definitely one of those people. Z is a self proclaimed “open book” and the conversation flowed effortlessly outside a coffee shop in small-town Lafayette on a crisp, clear, sunshiny day. Originally from Oklahoma, Z moved to Boulder County 10 years ago. As a kid, he spent time in Colorado each year on vacation and the draw of our great state eventually led he and his wife back here to make a home. They currently live in Lafayette where Z opened Curating the Cool a few years... Read More