01/2014

Living with the Memory: Rwanda 20 Years On

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:15pm

Twenty years ago, a devastating 100-day genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 people began after a private jet carrying the presidents of Rwanda and Burundi was shot down near the Rwandan capitol. The "Living with the Memory: Rwanda Twenty Years On" exhibit explores the tragedy's aftermath and the memories that haunt survivors through a collection of photos and text. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Rob Watt and Keri Mills

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 3:05am

The lines between artistic media get blurred by these two artists. Rob Watt employs techniques he compares to "drawing with thread" to embroider vivid, vibrant masterpieces, and Keri Mills, a photographer by trade, creates emotionally stunning digital montages reminiscient of paintings. Thu noon-5 p.m.; Fri noon-9 p.m.; Sat noon-5 p.m.; Sun 1-4 p.m.

Zengo's Chinese New Year

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 10:48am

Zengo, the Latin-Asian fusion restaurant, is ringing in the year of the horse (which starts January 31) with a special menu celebrating luck, wealth, longevity, and prosperity. Take your pick from a tailored list of entrées including steamed scallop gyoza, adobo chicken lettuce wraps, and Singapore style noodles. Thu-Sun 5-10 p.m.

Mozzarella Making Class

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:41am

We all love creamy, fresh mozzarella cheese—on sandwiches, salads, anything really—but do you know how to make it yourself? Learn the process and sample the results—all while sipping a glass of wine. Thu 6 p.m.

Climb to Glory

Submitted by Madelyn Herzog on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:35am

You can thank the men of the 1oth Mountain Division for the prevalence of skiing in Colorado. This documentary tells the story of the World War II division that trained in the Rockies and returned home after the war to help develop the lifestyle sport of skiing. Thu 7 p.m.

Editor's Note: This event was postponed from January 9 following the death of Tony Seibert (who appears in the film) in an avalanche earlier this month. The new date will include a tribute to Seibert. 

Snowdown SIA 2014

Submitted by Michelle Johnson on Fri, 01/24/2014 - 3:10pm

Not only does SIA have a reputation for being the largest snow sports convention in the world, it’s also known for its wild parties and music entertainment. This year’s celebration features rapper Juicy J—the Three-6 Mafia co-founder who recently released his third studio album, Stay Trippy—as well as local DJs Salva and Bass Physics. Fri 7 p.m.

 

Jo Koy

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:29am

After a decade of national TV appearances and sold-out clubs, Jo Koy is firmly established as a stand-up mainstay. Koy draws on on single fatherhood and his multi-ethnic background for material. Thu 7:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

Annapurna

Submitted by Jesse Bishop on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 2:06am

A destitute poet living in a squalid Colorado trailer searches for answers about his past as his end nears. His ex-wife, gone for 20 years, returns with questions of her own. Boulder native Sharr White penned this powerful two-person play about love and death. Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 4 p.m.