Music Map

Exploring the Folklore Music Map Of The United States

Nov. 12, 2019

Naomi Heiser talks with the former AMRC Director and Professor Emeritus Thomas Riis about an exciting rare map in the CU Boulder Libraries collection, the Folklore Music Map of the United States and the music that inspired it.

Dr. Reece

Smithsonian's Dr. Dwandalyn R. Reece set to speak at CU

Nov. 1, 2019

The AMRC is hosting a special lecture on Tuesday, November 5th by nationally acclaimed Dr. Dwandalyn R. Reece from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Moonlight Serenade

How ‘Moonlight Serenade’ Defined a Generation

Oct. 24, 2019

Bandleader Glenn Miller, who was lost at sea 75 years ago, played and replayed the song before troops serving in World War II

Silent Flim photo

Silent film scores to resound at CU Boulder

Oct. 22, 2019

A new sound is coming to the University of Colorado Boulder thanks to a generous donation by alumnus Rodney Sauer.

No-No Boy

No-No Boy retells haunting, powerful stories of Asian American immigrants

Oct. 20, 2019

No-No Boy performed at the University of Colorado’s Grusin Hall Friday night, delivering an engaging acoustic performance and deeply personal retelling of America’s dark history of Asian immigration.

Brainwaves Podcast

Race in America: How lawyers are defining racism, new maps tracking slavery in America and the legacy of slave music

Oct. 15, 2019

A Brainwaves podcast with featured guests AMRC Director, Susan Thomas, Anna Spain Bradley, and Henry Lovejoy.

Julian Saporiti

Julian Saporiti Chronicles Asian-American History With His Band No-No Boy

Oct. 14, 2019

As an Asian-American kid growing up in Nashville, Julian Saporiti struggled to find connections to people who looked like him, who shared his origin story.

Grauman Collection at AMRC

The Sound of Silent Film

Oct. 9, 2019

Rodney Sauer, founder of Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra, donates to the AMRC nearly 4,000 musical scores from silent film era L.A. music theaters, most of them from the early 20th-century Grauman theater chain.

No-No Boy

No-No Boy visits Boulder campus

Sept. 30, 2019

No-No Boy’s Julian Saporiti and Emilia Halvorson visit Boulder for a week-long residency on campus in October to share their work with students and faculty about Japanese American internment camp survivors and their stories.

No-No Boy

AMRC gears up for a packed semester of American music

Sept. 23, 2019

AMRC welcomes to campus No-No Boy, Dr. Dwandalyn R. Reece from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Grammy Award-winner, Dom Flemons, Cuban guitarist Luis Barbería, the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra and others for its biggest (yet) offering of fall events.