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Too cool to be forgotten

When Girlfriends opened in New York City on Aug. 11, 1978, a newspaper strike kept the movie’s release from a public announcement. So, director Claudia Weill and actors Melanie Mayron and Eli Wallach photocopied handbills and stood on street corners to get butts in the seats. The grassroots campaign worked, but it didn’t hurt that […] The post Too cool to be forgotten appeared first on B...

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Unhoused: Gaining traction

With an eviction crisis still on the horizon, sanctioned overnight parking lots are being used nationwide to provide temporary relief for people living in vehicles — a common occurrence for those experiencing homelessness for the first time. In Boulder County this summer, the nonprofit Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement (HOPE) created SafeLot, a program providing an […] The post Unh...

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middle ground

we find ourselves this long morning of this long week children of division some of us already know this place grew out of it like weeds in sidewalk cracks we can show you how to hang on, eke out, tuck away how to do the work of building a middle ground nothing but love in all directions when the world retreats to its corners  remember your home […] The post middle ground appeare...

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Pushing higher

Most commercial edibles in the dispensary today come in relatively small dosages: usually between 5-10 mgs of THC. Which, for most casual recreational users, is more than enough to get sufficiently high.  However, for a lot of medical users, those dosages aren’t nearly enough. In part it’s because some patients need more powerful edibles to […] The post Pushing higher appeared first on ...

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Astrology 11.19.20

ARIES March 21-April 19: Back in 1974, poet Allen Ginsberg and his “spirit wife,” Aries poet Anne Waldman, were roommates at the newly established Naropa University in Boulder-. The school’s founder asked these two luminaries to create a poetics program, and thus was born the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. Waldman described its ruling […] The post Astrology 11.19.20 appear...

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A place to call home

It’s hard to believe that anything is capable of expanding in the ice-water bath that is 2020, but the team at Block 1750 is used to a good challenge. The hip-hop and breaking-focused dance community center’s recent expansion — an added 1,400 square feet of dance space to complement the original 1,800-square-foot studio in Boulder […] The post A place to call home appeared first on Bou...

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What to do when there’s ‘nothing’ to do…

If your organization is planning an event of any kind, please email Caitlin at crockett@boulderweekly.com.  EVENTS The Senior Class of Tara Performing Arts High School (virtually) presents: ‘Harvey.’ Livestream: 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Tickets: $10 each. In this classic favorite and 1945 Pulitzer-Prize-winning play, good-natured eccentric Elwood P. Dowd dreamily stumbles through life ...

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Add it up

Dear Dan: I’ve always been excited by BDSM but I’ve only minimally explored this side of myself until very recently. I’m a straight woman and it was difficult to find men who wanted more monogamish relationships on the traditional apps and a challenge to be honest about what I am looking for where kink is […] The post Add it up appeared first on Boulder Weekly....

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