Arts District

5:00am

Thu May 15, 2014
Arts District

When You Put The Public In Art, Opinions Go Way Past Yes And No

R&R studios' artist rendering of its public art piece "YES!" The project was scrapped by the city after intense public criticism.
Courtesy City of Boulder

Public art has a long history of sparking controversy. Take the case of the recently repaired Washington Monument in D.C. Now iconic, it weathered funding issues, warring political factions stealing building blocks, and the public rejecting a first attempt.

A proposed art installation in Boulder can now relate to the sting of public rejection.

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5:00am

Thu May 8, 2014
Arts District

Over A Lifetime, Art Is Where You Make It. Even A Hotel Lobby

Artist Jess DuBois at work in his ad-hoc studio space - a Ramada Inn lobby on East Colfax Avenue in Denver.
Carrie Saldo, Arts District

Inside the lobby of this particular Ramada Inn, among oversized lounge furniture and decorative plants, are the makings of an ad-hoc studio: A charcoal pencil, an easel, and few clip lights. For now this is artist Jess DuBois’s workplace.

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5:00am

Thu April 24, 2014
Arts District

Ready For Art From Robo Renoir Or A PC Picasso?

'Emotionally Aware' is among the many works created by The Painting Fool computer program created by Simon Colton.
The Painting Fool

Computers have been designed to take over mundane tasks. But can creative expression be programmed too? A new study found the majority of people think so.

Colorado’s art scene? Not so much.

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2:37pm

Thu April 17, 2014
Arts District

Denver Comic Con Tops Fastest Growing Show List

Denver Comic Con attendees often dress to impress.
John Giez Flickr – Creative Commons

It seems Denver Comic Con and Literary Conference caught on faster than a speeding bullet. In two years, it has soared past all other trade shows making it the fastest growing one in the country, according to EXPO Magazine.

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6:00am

Thu April 10, 2014
Arts District

E=MC What? ‘Einstein’s Girl’ Seeks Formula For Love

Gia Mora performs the one woman show "Einstein's Girl."

Science can be confusing. But so can love. The one-woman show Einstein’s Girl looks at the weird science that is dating in the 21st century.

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