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Editor’s Picks – 2024 Green Issue

Editor’s Picks – 2024 Green Issue


Mother’s Day Events

  1. The Creative Path Of Motherhood Gallery Event. The New Local’s Annex, 713 Pearl St., Boulder. Runs through May 22
  2. Listen To Your Mother: Live Readings By Local Writers On Motherhood. The Boulder Theater. $30.00 Advance | $35.00 Day of Show. May 4 at 6 pm
  3. Meow Wolf Absolute Rubbish: Bloom “Trashion Show.” MeowWolf Convergence Station. 18+ Event. Tickets are $40. April 30th at 7 pm
  4. Moms, Miles & Muffins. Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary, 3470 County Rd. 7, Erie. Tickets are $15 – $35. May 12, 3 pm
  5. Mother’s Day Stained GlassWork Shop. Colorado Glassworks, 1500 Pearl Street, Ste. D. Tickets are $215 for two people. May 12, 11:30 am
  6. Mother’s Day Artisan Market & Plant Swap. MainStage Brewing Company, 450 Main St., Lyons. May 12, 12 – 4 pm


Documentary lovers can’t miss:

“The Sink: The Rest[Aurant] Is History” Celebrates one of the most beloved college hangouts in the state, possibly the nation, The Sink. Perched iconically on the Hill near CU, the Sink has been serving up drinks and to help make — and help forget — incredible memories. Watch this half-hour documentary that premiered on April 14 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdkSDFh2YAk



“Fracking the System” Exposes the horrifying practices and tactics that oil and gas companies will use to try and silence whistleblowers, activists, and families who have been impacted by their operations. Brian Hedden shares his story of the uphill legal battle against Extraction Oil and Gas after filming protestors chain themselves to heavy machinery at an extraction site. Attend a screening, watch the trailer, and donate to the cause: https://www.frackingthesystem.com/

Filmmaker’s Workshop at Firehouse Art Center

Head to Firehouse Art Center on the first Tuesday of every month to hone your own filmmaking and documentary skills at the Filmmaker’s Workshop. This free event allows filmmakers of all levels to collaborate, create, critique, and build a community around a shared passion. Starts at 6 pm, more info here: https://firehouseart.org/special-events/monthly-events/



“Unlocked: A Jail Experiment” This six-part miniseries prompts viewers to reassess what prison is actually like in the United States. One Sheriff, fed up with recidivism rates, decides to offer more autonomy to prisoners by allowing more movement, interaction, and freedom. The social experiment aims to make prisons safer and help inmates better rehabilitate back into society. Premiered April 10 on Netflix.

“Hip-Hop & The Whitehouse” Documents hip-hop’s rise from the literal streets to being played on speakers at the Whitehouse. Once an outsider genre, modern music is unimaginable without hip-hop’s influence. This is the first in a project of documentaries called “&360” that will explore Black culture’s influence on America. “Hip-Hop & the Whitehouse” was created by a brand new Black media platform backed by ESPN and Disney, “Andscape.” Premiered on April 22 on Hulu.


Austin Clinkenbeard
Austin Clinkenbeard has been traveling the world with his wife for the past several years exploring food, history and culture along the way. He is a passionate advocate for stronger social science education and informed global travel. Austin holds degrees in Anthropology and Political Science from San Diego State. When he’s home there’s a good chance you can catch him cooking allergy friendly food. You can follow along Austin’s travel adventures and food allergy journey at www.NowWeExplore.com.

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