BEST BETDATE: October 17 2013, 6:00 PMCost:Free.CATEGORY: Arts and ExhibitsVENUE INFORMATION:University Memorial Center1669 Euclid Ave.Boulder, CO 80309
Art doesn't often require Bureau of Land Management clearance. In fact, Christo Javacheff's proposed Over the River is the first to do so. Christo, an acclaimed artist known for large-scale works of temporary art, hopes to hang 5.9 miles of fabric above the Arkansas River. The art installation, now more than 20 years in the making, has caused some controversy with conservationists, which he'll address in a presentation about his project. Thu 6 p.m.