Now in the Gallery: Sangeeta Reddy

March 3, 2016

Note: This blog entry refers to a past event. Fractured Landscapes of the West features a series of landscape paintings by Denver-based, Indian-born artist Sangeeta Reddy. The large and small-scale paintings illuminate the striking and complex landscapes of Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah through a vast range of colors that... Read more »
jessica main

Guest Blog: Artificial limbs, musically engineered

Feb. 3, 2016

Through music, Beal began to see how she could help people. “Usually prosthetic legs are where more resources go, just because they’re vital in helping people walk. But I use my hands and arms every day playing my instrument, so that would be my desired field. As a musician, I... Read more »
Edward Snowden

Sold Out! An Evening With Edward Snowden

Feb. 1, 2016

This event is officially sold out. The CU Boulder Distinguished Speakers Board is pleased to announce its second event of the year: former National Security Agency system administrator Edward Snowden is coming to the University of Colorado Boulder via video chat on Tuesday, February 16th. Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning... Read more »
Philip Bologna

Bus Driver Hits The Right Note (video)

Jan. 28, 2016

Every so often, when his passengers get particularly unruly, First Student bus driver Philip Bologna uses a unique method to try to quiet the agitation: He bursts into song. Bologna's is no ordinary voice. At one time in his life, he was heard in opera houses and theaters across the... Read more »
Glenn Miller

Daily Camera - Glenn Miller to be inducted into Colorado Music Hall of Fame

Jan. 28, 2016

Quentin Young - Daily Camera When Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo Choo" — the jaunty big-band number famous for its onomatopoeias — sold more than 1.2 million copies in 1942, his record company, RCA Victor, sprayed a copy gold as a publicity stunt. It was probably the first gold record. A... Read more »
Charlie Brown Christmas

Tales of A Charlie Brown Christmas

Nov. 19, 2015

Note: This entry refers to a past event. Celebrate 50 years of a Charlie Brown Christmas with Video and the Horizons K-8 Shcool Children's Choir joining the Jazz trio playing the most iconic Christmas music of all time. Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Doors at 6 pm, show at 7 pm... Read more »
Orchestra Vintage

Guest Blog: Want to be a musician? There’s an app for that.

Nov. 17, 2015

A lot of people from different backgrounds see professional musicians and are inspired to pursue a music career themselves. But too often, when they begin to see the effort that goes into learning music, they get discouraged. MBA students Bryce Kirchhausen and Matthew Pagano are hoping to change that. They’re... Read more »
Musicians at Fiske

Guest Blog: Frank Zappa gets the BLOrk treatment

Nov. 12, 2015

"It’s an outlet for making music that falls outside the traditional performance practices,” says John Gunther, director of the Thompson Jazz Studies Program and BLOrk co-director along with composition instructor John Drumheller. “It gives us a chance to explore cutting-edge technologies that are constantly emerging, and perform a really wide... Read more »
State of Satire

State of Satire on Oct 6

Sept. 24, 2015

This News Entry refers to a past event. The Distinguished Speaker Board presents State of Satire at 7 p.m. on October 6. Student tickets are $2 and are available at the UMC with BuffOne card. Community tickets are $10 (plus applicable fees) and are available online at . Please... Read more »
Jane Goodall with Chimp

Jane Goodall, October 1 at Coors Event Center (UPDATE 5)

Aug. 21, 2015

This News Entry refers to a past event UPDATE (09/22/2015 - 3:05 PM): Pioneering primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall will give the 50th George Gamow Memorial Lecture on Oct. 1, 2015 at the Coors Events Center on the University of Colorado Boulder campus. The talk will be Goodall’s first... Read more »