For years, Tribbles, Klingons and the Prime Directive were terms that appealed to only a select few. Some may be against the change in what’s cool, but “Star Trek Into Darkness” keeps the quest going to make these things universal.
You don’t have to be from the Lone Star State to appreciate the music in store for Steamboat when the Wheeler Brothers and Suzanna Choffel, both originally from Austin, perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Chief Theater.
The latest installment of area favorite Steamboat Stomp will take place outside city limits Friday, with the action going down at Clark’s Glen Eden Resort.
This weekend will be a prime opportunity to catch live music, with numerous locations across town offering up tunes Friday and Saturday nights.
Bird Day will overtake Little Toots Park on Sunday, when kids and their parents can jump into arts and crafts projects or get involved in the bird Olympics.
For the aspiring filmmakers of Steamboat Springs High School, the greatest reward was seeing their hard work come to life Saturday night at the first Steamboat Springs Student Film Festival.
Taking the stage Sunday will be three Routt County musical acts: guitarist and singer Guerin Lewis, ’80s tribute band All About Me and folk rock group House with a Yard.
The many scenes that come to Vero Khan’s mind find their way to a formerly blank surface via her paintbrush. This weekend will be the first time the local artist will get the chance to bring her work to a wider audience.
As much as Hollywood may deny it, some works of literature just can’t function on the silver screen. No matter how much glitter and glitz you throw into the mix, “The Great Gatsby” just doesn’t shine the way it should.
The last band to be announced will be the first to get Steamboat residents ready for a rocking season: New Orleans quintet Dumpstaphunk will return to Northwest Colorado for a June 28 engagement at Howelsen Hill.
For a comic book film series, the third movie is the moment of truth, determining whether any imminent projects will soar high or go down in flames. Although it threatens to self-destruct at times, “Iron Man 3” inevitably blasts its way to greatness.
The next generation of directors will present their work Saturday as part of the inaugural Steamboat Springs Student Film Festival. The event will showcase 25 shorts submitted by budding talent from the local, state and national levels.
Looking at a violin, an average music listener might not think it could sound like Jimi Hendrix’s electric guitar, much less the trumpet of Louis Armstrong. But as Daniel Bernard Roumain informs his students, anything is possible within the music world.
Medical marijuana, the demise of snack cakes, gun control, local businesses. Anything is fair game when it comes to the annual satire of life in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and the United States.
Musical acts Sam Bush Band and Drive-By Truckers are the latest additions to the Free Summer Concert Series roster and are performing in Steamboat on July 5 and 12, respectively.
Even with all these hints of originality, “Oblivion” never overcomes the sensation that it’s a run-of-the-mill science fiction story in new packaging.
Art comes in all shapes and sizes, and in the case of certain people skilled with a pencil or a paintbrush, it also can be on the go. Such is the format for Urbane’s fifth annual Skate Deck Art Show.
The indulgent nature of “The Place Beyond the Pines” makes what could have been a great film merely a good one.
Is watching a movie like “Jurassic Park” the same kind of experience on a TV screen? At one point in my life, I might have thought so, but how wrong I was.
Sadly, the modern incarnation of that 1980s fantasy “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” already has surrendered in the war of wits.
“The Croods” sticks you right in the crook of its smelly, unshaven armpit and doesn’t let go. And oddly enough, you get used to its grosser qualities quickly to see the big heart within.
Even if the final report card for “Admission” isn’t exactly glowing, it does get you to think, and that’s never a bad thing whether you’re studying at a junior college or the cream of the crop in scholastic excellence.
“Oz the Great and Powerful” might not be as thought-provoking as it ought to be, but it’s still a fun fantasy for all ages.
The fulfilling story and proficient execution of “Dead Man Down” make it worth watching, and the presence of an actress like Noomi Rapace only makes it better.
The hedonistic tendencies of “21 and Over” aren’t without their humor, but knowing thousands of students will be inspired to pick up a case of beer after leaving the theater rather than cleaning up their act leaves you feeling as skeevy as if you were doing the Walk of Shame
Some people take these bets pretty seriously — who’s got a wager on how long it takes host Seth MacFarlane to break into the voice of Stewie Griffin? — and in case your pals have an inside line, here are some predictions and personal picks to help you fill out your Oscar ballot.
When Feb. 14 rolls around each year, there’s no shortage of recommended viewing experiences for couples to share. Although you can’t beat the classics, there’s something to be said for new love stories, and the past year gave us some truly innovative romances.
As if it needs to be said, “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” manages to distance itself quite a ways from reality.
The human factor of such a crisis isn’t ignored in a story that continually shows the audience just how much impact a giant tidal wave could have on so many people.
After countless films, both good and bad, where he plays the guy with a shadowy past trying to pull his life together, Wahlberg must be feeling the rut by now. It’s certainly starting to show.
Whether you believe a film like “Zero Dark Thirty” is authentic, you have to admire the boldness involved in recreating one of America’s most controversial ongoing sagas.
Here’s a glimpse of some of the fall and winter films that already have made it to DVD or are playing at Wildhorse Stadium Cinemas.
“Django Unchained” stands out as a sharply observed, shrewdly constructed piece of cinema that blasts through barriers like a sawed-off shotgun.
Jackman never disappoints, melodically or dramatically, as the hero with the weight of the world on his shoulders.
“This Is 40” shows us that even when you’re no spring chicken, life, love and everything else don’t have to come to a screeching halt, though if you look like Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, you don’t have to worry about much.
One book, three movies. It may not add up for every story, but like the set of films that preceded it, a trilogy makes perfect sense, and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” looks like the beginning of a captivating series.
Even with the barrier of “seen it, done it, been there,” a cartoon like “Rise of the Guardians” still has charm to spare.
The best thing you can say about “Breaking Dawn — Part 2” is that it means the end of glitter-skinned heartthrobs, gawky staging and endless off-screen drama.
Filled with depth, good humor and life lessons, “Life of Pi” is consistently riveting as we follow an unlikely pair — a meek, young Indian man and a full-grown Bengal tiger — adrift at sea.
It’s been a long time coming for this expanded version of the 1984 short film that famously got Tim Burton axed from the staff at Disney, but it looks like he’s had the last laugh.
Organizers of the Colorado State BBQ Championships recently received a tentative permit from the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office to host their event as planned. Now in its third year in Craig, the BBQ Championships are scheduled to run in conjunction with the Moffat County Balloon Festival Aug. 3 to 5 at Loudy-Simpson Park. However, before the grilling begins, organizers will need to follow through on some safety conditions. The area used for the championships must be supervised by experienced fire personnel, and firefighters will wet down the ground with water from an on-site truck every few hours to prevent stray embers from open flame grills catching the grass on fire.
The most difficult day in Jordan Bailey’s life didn’t take place during his time serving overseas in the military.
Hunting is a way of life in Northwest Colorado for Lawton family
Up at 3 a.m. Getting acclimated with horses. Heading out before the sun rises. After 15 years, the process is still fairly new to Carrie Lawton, who married into one of the most ardent hunting families in Northwest Colorado. But to her credit, she didn’t grow up with the same routine as the rest of her family. As part of the Lawton clan, Carrie has grown to appreciate the early morning timelessness of hunting as a result of spending time with family patriarch LeRoy Lawton.
Officials working to determine cause of 75-acre fire
Northwest Colorado agencies are working to contain what authorities described as a “wildland urban interface fire” near Cedar Mountain. The Cedar Fire, as named by the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit, began about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on Bureau of Land Management public land. It is burning at the base of Cedar Mountain, off Moffat County Road 7, five miles northwest of Craig.
A community college can’t thrive without a supportive community around it. “It’s truly the thing that makes us go,” said Gene Bilodeau, vice president of administration at Colorado Northwestern Community College, a school with campuses in Craig and Rangely. Evidence of a supportive community, as well as appreciation for that support, surrounded Monday afternoon’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at CNCC’s new Craig campus, 2801 W. Ninth St. The campus includes a new academic building and career technical center.
Mike Rumsower is taking part in a project called Walking in Obedience and has covered more than 1,000 miles since departing from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on March 30.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease an additional 400 acres for coal production adjacent to the Twentymile Coal Mine southeast of Hayden.
The Yampa Valley Electric Association Board added three new members during its annual meeting Saturday at Hayden High School auditorium. Craig residents Larry Ellgen and Mike Brinks and Steamboat Springs resident Tom Fox are the newest members of the nine-person board. Larry Covillo, YVEA president and general manager, said about 19,000 ballots were sent to the company’s customers and members. “We usually get back about 2,400 to 2,700, so this year was about average,” he said.
In organizing Craig’s biggest summer event, Craig Parks and Recreation Director Dave Pike has made some changes to this year’s Whittle the Wood Rendezvous. Some changes he believes people will be happy about, while others might not be as popular. People attending the 12th annual Whittle the Wood will not be able to provide their own alcohol at the event, which will take place June 15 to 18 in Craig City Park. Pike said the decision was made because Whittle the Wood organizers had been prompted by a similar event in Snowmass Village that had caused controversy with Colorado’s open container laws.
Every year, once May rolls around, Ron Dellacroce sees an outbreak of spring fever, as people start to head into the rivers of Northwest Colorado for some water fun. But, the renewed interest in boating and rafting can be “a good kind of bad” if the weather shift has too much of an effect on river levels. Dellacroce, a ranger with Colorado State Parks, was one of several group representatives who attended the Moffat County Commission’s quarterly intergovernmental agencies meeting Tuesday afternoon.