Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel, Nov 5. Now on Sale!

June 8, 2015

Tickets to Tommy Emmanuel's concert on Thursday, November 5 are now on sale! Click here Two-time Grammy nominee and CGP (Certified Guitar Player) Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia’s most respected musicians. The legendary guitarist's five-decade career continues to intersect with some of the finest musicians throughout the world. Tommy’s... Read more »

In 1965, it was a myth that Rock 'n Roll was a fad for teenagers

May 26, 2015

You heard right. In 1965 it was a truism that Rock 'n Roll belonged in the realm of the young. Time magazine despells the myth: "The stereotype of the old fogey who hates all that noise turned out not to be true. Even the too-cool-for-pop-music college kids who flocked to... Read more »
girl with hands to ears

Did you know? Chewing gum gets rid of that song stuck in your head

May 18, 2015

Edgar Allan Poe and Mark Twain mentioned the phenomenon. An earworm as it is called, can be removed by chewing gum . Did they have chewing gum in the 19th century? You bet. Recently archaeologist found three wads of 9000-year-old chewed birch resin on the Swedish island of Orust.Read more »
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Conference On World Affairs Now Available Everywhere

March 30, 2015

This post refers to a past event. When the University of Colorado Boulder’s annual Conference on World Affairs— featuring 200 panel discussions, performances and plenaries—returns to campus for the 67th time April 6-10, you won’t need to be in Boulder to enjoy it. This year the CWA will not just... Read more »
Robert Olson

MahlerFest XXVIII - Symphony No. 9

March 2, 2015

This post refers to a past event. Maestro Robert Olson conducts the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra in Gustav Mahler’s last completed symphony, the powerful and moving Symphony No. 9 in D Major. This will be Maestro Olson’s final MahlerFest. After twenty eight years, Robert Olson, the festival’s founder, music director and... Read more »
Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, March 3. Free streaming at the UMC Ballroom.

Feb. 16, 2015

This entry refers to a past event. The Distinguished Speakers Board welcomes Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 lunar module pilot and Gemini 12 pilot on Tuesday, March 3. On July 20, 1969, millions of Americans held their breath and watched with awe and pride as Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong... Read more »
Philippe Quint

What's Your Plan for Valentine's Day? Here's an Idea

Jan. 26, 2015

This entry refers to a past event Get 25% off tickets for Boulder Philharmonic's Valentine’s Day concert – Saturday, February 14, 7:30 PM at Macky! Let the Boulder Phil set the mood this Valentine's Day with an evening overflowing with some of the most romantic music ever composed. First, violin... Read more »
Conor King Exhibit Example

Now in the Gallery: Conor King's As I Am

Jan. 16, 2015

The exhibition presents a series of photographic portraits capturing isolated close-ups of six individuals against plain backgrounds. King shot each portrait using a 4×5 inch view camera, which requires the sitter to be still for extended periods of time. The photographic portraits become collaborations between the sitter and the highly... Read more »
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FAQ: How do I purchase tickets in advance?

Nov. 24, 2014

Macky Auditorium is mostly a rental venue, and would only offer ticketing services to those events that may not have a dedicated ticketing service or are promoted directly by Macky Auditorium. Examples of those are events organized by independent promoters or university sponsors like the Distinguished Speaker Board or the... Read more »
Richard Davidson

Well-Being is a Skill: An Evening with Dr. Richard J. Davidson

Nov. 17, 2014

Note: This entry refers to a past event. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at CU Boulder presents Well-Being is a Skill: An Evening with Dr. Richard J. Davidson, on Tuesday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. Scientific evidence suggests that we can change our brains by cultivating habits of mind... Read more »