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...

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...

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...

Sign: I Need Tickets

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...

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...

Leymah Gbowee

Peace Nobel Prize winner Leymah Gbowee

Nov. 10, 2014

This entry refers to a past event. Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 for her peaceful efforts to end the war in Liberia in 2003, will speak at Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. Her peaceful efforts not only...

Soledad O’Brien

Soledad O'Brien

Oct. 13, 2014

This entry refers to a past event. The Distinguished Speakers Board is pleased to announce its first event of the year. Soledad O’Brien, former CNN anchor for Weekend Today and founder of Starfish Media Group, will be speaking on Tuesday, November 4th at CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium Concert hall. Doors...

Theatre of the Vampires

Now On Sale: Theatre of the Vampires on Halloween

Sept. 22, 2014

Frequent Flyers® Theatre of the Vampires is a wild phantasmagoria of aerial, dance, theatre, music, chills and thrills. One night only: Halloween, 2014. Sensual, dark, provocative, funny, and campy. Come in costume! (Rated: PG-13). Ticket available now online, by phone at (303) 492-8424 and before the event. Purchase Tickets

Venter Craig

CU Museum of Natural History welcomes Dr. Craig Venter

Sept. 15, 2014

The CU Museum of Natural History welcomes Dr. Craig Venter to Macky Auditorium on Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the general public and is part of The Meaning of Names: Naming Diversity in the 21st Century Conference . J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.,...

Robin Williams

A Stagehand Tribute to Robin Williams

Sept. 10, 2014

Following is a guest blog by one of Macky's stagehands: He stood in the darkness of the stage, behind the main curtain, hands clasped behind his back, knees locked, gently rocking heel-to-toe, as he looked up at the ropes and pulleys that fly the lights and scenery from overhead. He...