03/2013

Scott Zbryk

Submitted by Justine E. Hausheer on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 9:50am

Psychedelic tree houses teem with activity in artist Scott Zbryk's new paintings. His artwork mixes architectural background, fantasy, and technical drawing to produce colorful mixed media drawings and collages filled with complexity worthy of M. C. Escher. This show will feature works from his Urban Galaxies Series and his Tree House Mixed Media Series. Thu noon-6 p.m., Fri noon-9 p.m., Sat noon-6 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m.

Paul Jacobsen

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 3:01pm

Nature and technology don’t often mix, but Paul Jacobsen’s newest exhibit brings these two together in artistic harmony. Digitally altered photographs of nomadic villages and mountain ranges focus on the juxtaposition of using technology to produce nature-focused art. This contrast encourages dialogue amongst viewers concerning the rise of modern technology in a natural world. Tue-Sat noon-6 p.m. 

 

Passover Macaroons

Submitted by Caroline Padden on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 9:44am

This conveniently scheduled—over your lunch break—cooking demonstration exhibits the art of the macaroon. An ideal treat for Passover, the petit coconut cookie becomes a real indulgence when dipped in chocolate. Don't miss the samples given at the end of the class. Thu noon-1 p.m.

 

Paul Jacobsen: Orgone

Submitted by Chelsea Long on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 7:20am

Colorado native Paul Jacobsen combines his knowledge of light and natural spaces with an exploration of technology. His painted and charcoal landscape works could almost be photographs thanks to an intense but delicate balance of light, color, and detail. Meet the now-Brooklyn-based Jacobsen at the opening night reception. Tue-Sat noon-6 p.m. or by appointment.

Lindsey Stirling

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Mon, 01/14/2013 - 4:14pm

Blending classical music and pulsating dupstep beats, this skillful violinist has amassed an impressive online following. Her YouTube channel boasts more than one million subscribers and more than 209 million views, all in addition to the hordes of viewers that watched her compete on America’s Got Talent. Listen as thunderous electronic elements underline Stirling’s violin on sweeping original compositions and covers of themes to popular video games, such as the Legend of Zelda and Skyrim. Thu 8 p.m. 

The Bitter Buddha

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:55am

Discover the darker side of stand-up comedy in this documentary following the rising career of comedian Eddie Pepitone. Director Steven Feinartz gives audiences a backstage look into the stand-up industry through his focus on Pepitone’s rising celebrity, self-doubt, and on-stage rage. Original animation and interviews with comedic headliners Sarah Silverman, Zach Galifianakis, and Patton Oswalt bring insight to this comedian on the cusp of fame. Thu 7 p.m. 

 

Vail Film Festival

Submitted by Kelsey Anne Lindsey on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 10:50am

Indie film fanatics and casual movie-goers alike will be entertained at this event featuring screenings of more than 50 different films. From documentaries to blockbuster comedies, a gamut of genres will be represented at this four-day festival. Don’t miss the highly-anticipated premier of Disconnect, a drama starting Jason Bateman that is centered around a group of people trying to create personal connections in today’s technological world. Thu-Sun, times vary. 

 

Spamalot

Submitted by Kiki Turner on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 10:12am

Telling the uproarious and eventful tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, this Tony Award-winning musical features the sword-wielding men’s search for the infamous Holy Grail. Their quest, however, is frequently interrupted by a slew of predicaments, which the cast solves in creative yet outrageous ways—like catapulting cows over castle walls. With songs like “Always look on the Bright Side of Life,” and themes plucked from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, this play will keep you laughing—and looking out for falling bovine.

MarchFourth Marching Band

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:14am

Founded in Portland, this many-member collective just celebrated its 10th anniversary of creating hyperenergetic, genre-bending party music. Each performance includes roughly 20 performers—clad in self-made, traditionally theatrical marching band garb—culled from a team of 30 horn players, drummers, guitarists, singers, and acrobatic dancers. Listen as the high-school football halftime music you love gets amped up with anything from American jazz to groovy Brazilian samba beats. Thu 9 p.m.

 

Leftover Salmon

Submitted by Jake Jensen on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:24am

This beloved, Boulder-based bluegrass jam band is on the cusp of hitting the quarter-century milestone. The group has amassed a devoted local following over the years, thanks to near-constant performances and eight albums, the most recent of which was last year’s Aquatic Hitchhiker. Expect Leftover Salmon’s signature folk-rock sound, which arrives via banjo, guitar, and percussion. Thu 9 p.m.-Sat 9 p.m.