Arts & Life


Thu September 8, 2011
Fine Art

At Maison Lesage, Beauty Embroidered By Hand

In 1992, Lesage started an embroidery school to pass on to a new generation the techniques of an art form threatened by mass-produced fashion.
Olivier Saillant Maison Lesage

A friend's son recently got a tattoo — and she was appalled. Forty years ago, she'd given birth to a perfect, pink-skinned cherub. Now, bright blue wings, dark red hearts and some birds were inscribed on his bicep. Comfort, however, came in the words of France's top embroiderer: "It's human nature to want to look different," said Francois Lesage. "Self-adornment goes back to the Lascaux Caves! Think of scarification. That's the ancestor of embroidery."

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Mon September 5, 2011
Reflecting On Sept. 11, 2001

Memories Of Sept. 11's First Casualty Burn Bright

Father Mychal Judge became a fire department chaplain in 1992 — and he liked to join company drills. One retired fireman recalls, "I could picture him, chopping down a door with an axe. He would love to do that, too."
Holy Name Province Franciscans

When planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Father Mychal Judge ran into the North Tower alongside the firemen he served. Not long after, he became the first recorded victim of the terrorist attacks.

But 10 years later, his friends and colleagues remember Judge as vividly in death as they knew him in life: a gregarious, irreverent man wholly devoted to God, whom many considered a saint, in large part because of his own personal struggles.

Priest On A Fire Ladder

From the first, Mychal Judge loved to be where the action is.

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Fri September 2, 2011

KUNC Entertainment Report

Unleash your inner Artist at the Louisville Arts Fest tomorrow from 3 − 10 pm at the Steinbaugh Pavilion on Front Street in Historic Downtown Louisville.

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Mon August 29, 2011

Photo Show: Sweetheart Balloon Rally

Jim Hill

The Sweetheart Balloon Rally was August 26-28, 2011 at Fairgrounds Park in Loveland, CO. The rally started in the 80s and was resurrected in 2007 to celebrate the sweetheart city. If you missed it, don't worry, the Photo Show snapped some pics of this colorful event that drew plenty of screams of delight from children and some  'oohs' & 'aahs' from some of the bigger kids.

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Fri August 26, 2011

KUNC Entertainment Report

Tonight it is the 25th Annual Tuna Fish & Peanut Butter concert at Loveland’s Hammond Amphitheatre, featuring Liz Barnez and Rebecca Folsom.  As always, the concert is a benefit for the Weld Food Bank and the Food Bank of Larimer County. Merry Makers and Decorators again will be there to share their amazing face painting and balloon creations with all.

Join the Greeley Block Party today at 16th and 8th Avenue for music and fun- bands include  Dinero HWY 287, Turn 4 Patty Fiasco and capping the day off with the great honky tonk of Halden Wofford and the Hi-beams!

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