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Art everywhere: Eclectic collection of murals add colorful community touch across city

Art everywhere: Eclectic collection of murals add colorful community touch across city

Scattered around town, the art includes a mix of privately sponsored works, as well as those by independent artists and those part of the Art in Public Places program.
Library virtual art show puts local talent on virtual display

Library virtual art show puts local talent on virtual display

The show, for which submissions were taken throughout January, features more than 100 images or works by local makers including drawings, paintings, photography and even a knitting project, according to a news release.
Full Winter Walkabout sitting out 2021, but music, ways to support artists and businesses still on tap this month

Full Winter Walkabout sitting out 2021, but music, ways to support artists and businesses still on tap this month

Snap a pic with a giant hand-carved groundhog ice sculpture, listen to local musicians and make a donation to collect some schwag.
‘Still alive and thriving’: how SVVSD drama programs have endured the COVID storm

‘Still alive and thriving’: how SVVSD drama programs have endured the COVID storm

“The arts have still continued to be there for everyone during this crazy time. Creating it looks differently, but it’s definitely still alive and thriving,” said Janay Bird, St. Vrain Valley's fine arts coordinator..“For everyone, not just the students, art provides different things for everyone, may that be on the social emotional side, to help us grieve or celebrate, all of those real life emotions we feel all the time, art is what gets us through that.”
Firehouse Art Center teams with Boulder museum to allow teens to raise their voices through art

Firehouse Art Center teams with Boulder museum to allow teens to raise their voices through art

The effort, part of BMoCA’s Studio Project Internship started in 2007, will connect teenagers to local artists, who will guide them on how they can use their artistic talents to talk about difficult issues and their impact. 
Outside: Boulder County offers artists chance to stay at open space to foster their creativity

Outside: Boulder County offers artists chance to stay at open space to foster their creativity

Every year, Boulder County opens the doors at Caribou Ranch to a number of artists for its Artist-in-Residence program, which allows creatives to spend time in the homestead on the property to write, paint, sing and mold their craft. The county through Monday is accepting applications for anyone interested in a stay at the ranch July through September.
Effort underway to broaden the reach of public art in Longmont

Effort underway to broaden the reach of public art in Longmont

The Art in Public Places Commission, a group that includes a city staff member, community volunteers and a city council member, plans to diversify plaques on public art across Longmont by printing them in Spanish and English.
‘We can escape for a bit:’ Performance, entertainment venues begin reopening as COVID restrictions loosen

‘We can escape for a bit:’ Performance, entertainment venues begin reopening as COVID restrictions loosen

Indoor entertainment and event venues set their sights on reopening.
Goodbye and hello: Longmont Symphony welcomes new executive director

Goodbye and hello: Longmont Symphony welcomes new executive director

Kay Lloyd leaving after years with orchestra; Catherine Beeson steps into the role.
Boulder County DA to read story of formerly incarcerated man for Motus Theater MLK Day performance

Boulder County DA to read story of formerly incarcerated man for Motus Theater MLK Day performance

“Reading the stories, prosecutors and law enforcement agents have the opportunity to stand in the shoes of those who have gone through the system and come together to realize how complex the system is and what we can do to improve it,” District Attorney Michael Dougherty said.