Collection: Arts in Boulder County

Interviews about fine art, crafts, literary art, music, theater, and other performance art of all kinds

Do Not Pass Me By: a celebration of Colorado folklife – OH0280
Interview Date: 1985

Oral history tape with contributions from 16 people (songs, poetry, tales).    

Drewelowe, Eve – OH0432
Interview Date: 1989

Artist: art in universities, Jacob Van Eck, Boulder Artist Guild: Memorial Service

Fairchild, Dan – OH1792
Interview Date: 2012

Beginning in the year 2000 Don Fairchild and his wife, Diane Rabson, have hosted house concerts regularly at their home. These concerts, often attended by 30 or more people, feature many kinds of acoustic music in an intimate, social setting … Continue reading

Forster, Nick – oh1905
Interview Date: 2012

Nick Forster, founder and host of the radio show eTown, talks about the program, which is produced in Boulder and broadcast on many public radio shows. He discusses the history of eTown, including its inception; how it got its name; … Continue reading

Hackett, Dianne – OH1602
Interview Date: 2009

Dianne Hackett, one of the founders of the Boulder Potters Guild, describes the Guild’s origins, its various locations, and the operations and growth of the organization over the years leading up to its fortieth anniversary in 2009. She discusses the … Continue reading

Hanson, Anita Janette – OH1191
Interview Date: 2003

People: Astrid (Audie) Covey, Harry Covey, Forrest Jones, Mike Hanson, June Howard, Lauren Hanson, many other Sunshine families are mentioned and discussed briefly   Places: Sunshine, Boulder   Subjects: Sunshine (house that was originally the jail, expansion by the Hanson … Continue reading

Hart, Sherry L. – OH1424
Interview Date: 2006

Places: Boulder   Topics: The Art Farm, philosophy about teaching art and living a creative life, examples of artwork done with found objects and beads, “Shape-Shifter” series of sculptures, art community in Boulder, tour of gardens and animal farm on … Continue reading

Higman, Marion Hackstaff – OH0478
Interview Date: 1989

People: Marion Hackstaff Higman, Ralph Peters, John Schoolland,¬†George Norlin;   Places: Boulder.   Topics: Nomad Theater: marijuana, plays; 1935 University of Colorado: psychology department,¬† Canyon Park Dance Hall; Marshall’s Cafeteria, restaurants in 1960s; Pi Phi Sorority; World Affairs Conference – … Continue reading

Hilty, Everett Jay – OH0490
Interview Date: 1990

Supplemental material available in OH file. Boulder since 1935: 4th Street, organ at University of Colorado, School of Music, handbell choirs, organist choir, Memorial Center, Carillon, organs in Longmont’s and Boulder’s First Congregational Churches, type of church services, theater organist; … Continue reading

Jenkins Carol – OH1484
Interview Date: 2007

Camp Audubon cabins. Columbia Hotel. Community of artists in Ward. Creation of the Ward Library. Includes videographed photographs of paintings. Move to Ward in 1971. Paintings done by Carol Jenkins (paintings of Ward, awards won for painting). Residents of Ward … Continue reading

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