Discover what happens when a family of Isaraeli settlers must ask for help from five Palestinean nuns after crashing into their convent when Ave Maria screens along with four other shorts at Boulder's eTown Hall. —Image courtesy of Incognito Films
BIFF Shorts, December 15
Relive five of the 2016 Boulder International Film Festival's most creative and thought-provoking short films. Viewers will revisit fan favorites such as Ave Maria, the 15-minute tale of Jewish settlers who encounter five Palestinian nuns in a West Bank convent; and...
December 14 2016, 2:10 PM
24-year-old CoverGirl Ambassador Nura Afia, poses at Denver Millenium Bridge on a sunny November Day. Photography by Maalikah Hartley
Nura Afia’s journey from YouTube to your TV screen started right here in the Mile High City.
The 24-year-old, first-generation American was born in Denver and raised in Aurora. She married a childhood friend from their local mosque and became a mom to daughter Laila by the time she was 20. While...
December 9 2016, 11:30 AM
The interior of the Bradford Washburn Mountaineering Museum is filled with interesting displays about mountaineering designed to engage visitors of every age. Photo by Terri Cook
If you’ve ever climbed one of Colorado’s fourteeners, you know just how difficult it can be to make it to the top. From that lofty elevation, it seems nearly impossible that anyone could push him or herself nearly twice as high into the so-called “death zone”—the altitudes above about 26,000 feet...
December 6 2016, 12:30 PM
Check out "Skin" and other photos from 28 of our state's most talented photography students at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center's Emerging Visions show. —Photo courtesy of Madalyn Dellenbach/Colorado Photographic Arts Center
Words Beyond Bars Presents: First Degree, December 1
Jermaine Archer's mother dreamed her son would go to college—until he was sentenced to 22 years to life at New York's Sing Sing Correctional Facility for second-degree murder. This compelling documentary follows Archer and his fellow inmates...
November 30 2016, 4:00 PM
LoDo's Cooper & Dash teamed up with local artist Kaitlin Ziesmer to create some super-fun products perfect for at least one person on your holiday shopping list.
Sometimes you want a gift that's just a little different—something you won't find at any ol' store. We've got you covered with these (mostly) locally made gifts, perfect for the creative folks on your holiday list.
Brad Smithling's six-month-old LoDo shop...
November 28 2016, 3:00 PM
Celebrate the dawn of winter while traveling the world and dreaming of your next powder day at Paramount Theatre's screening of Warren Miller Entertainment's latest ski adventure flick "Here, There and Everywhere." —Photo courtesy of Warren Miller Entertainment
Birds of Winter, November 16-22
Your kiddos will learn to hoot, caw, and quack in this fun bird-watching workshop. First, they'll be introduced to life-size cut-outs of different species of feathered friends. Then, after listening to some bird calls, they'll craft their own bird feeders from...
November 17 2016, 10:40 AM
Mary Chapin Carpenter brings her rock-infused brand of country to Estes Park's Stanley Hotel. —Photo courtesy of Mary Chapin Carpenter
Peer Review: Stand up for Science, November 10
Science has never been funnier than at this unique comedy show where the brainiacs take the mic. Local scientists in every field from microbiology to ornithology will try their hands at stand-up comedy for the first time—and they've got a lot to say...
November 10 2016, 11:15 AM
—Photo courtesy of Discovery Channel
Boulder resident Mehgan Heaney-Grier is all about keeping up with the Joneses—the Indiana Joneses that is. She spent her childhood diving with sharks and alligators in and around her native Florida Keys before moving on to more “adult” challenges, like setting the nation’s first constant...
November 4 2016, 3:15 PM