Arts & Culture

Exploration Through the Lens: Upcoming Photographic Gallery Opening at the Boulder JCC

In a convergence of creativity, the Boulder JCC is eagerly anticipating the upcoming gallery exhibition at the Messinger Gallery, which will showcase a remarkable collection of photographic works by three talented local artists sharing the same first name—Bruce Borowsky, Bruce Henderson, and Bruce Shaffer.

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CSF 2023 Part II- Much Ado About Nothing, Love’s Labour’s Lost and the Wartime Setting, The French Connection

CSF setting this production at the end of World War I, reminds us that WWI was a war whose roots lay, as in the play, in the multiplicity of misunderstandings between the major powers, and, especially over both the restless multitudes among the ethnic groupings under them in Europe, and their competition on the world stage, abroad (Barbara Tuchman’s Guns of August).

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3rd Annual Boulder Fine Art Street Festival on July 8 – 9 Kicks Off Colorado Summer of Art Tour

Howard Alan Events is proud to kick-off its annual Colorado Summer of Art Tour with more than 100 local and national fine artists filling the vibrant arts’ district of downtown Boulder during the 3rd Annual Boulder Fine Art Street Festival at 29th Street. Featuring world-class works of art spanning all mediums, the two-day, free event takes place on July 8—9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

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Erin Donnelly Art Opening Draws a Crowd

In keeping with its mission to provide access to a wide-range of art forms and mediums, the Messinger Gallery at the Boulder JCC opened a new exhibit of local artist Erin Donnelly on Wednesday, June 14.  

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The Boulder JCC Milk & Honey Farm to Showcase Gravity Fed Art Installation

In a remarkable celebration of nature’s forces and artistic expression, the Milk & Honey Farm at the Boulder JCC and Futurefarmers will host a captivating, performative art procession, Gravity Fed, on June 11, 2023. Find out more.

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Hearing The Cry of a Child

As graduation speeches and flying caps fill the air, we may wonder about the extent and duration of the influence that schools and individual teachers may have on students, both in knowledge and character. Rabbis in the past and present have given plenty of advice about how to teach.

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The Haggadah of Mad Max

I recently read a rather convoluted reworking of the message of the brilliant Arthurian-themed movie "The Fisher King" as an analogy to the Passover story (Fisher King- A Fictional Exodus Story, BJN 4/20/23).  For me it did not work.

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