Live concert

Double album release party Dec. 5

Nov. 20, 2019

Program Council and Club 156 will host a free double album release party featuring local artists Dog Basketball and Dry Ice at Old Main. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show will start at 7:30 p.m.

Play Therapy actors in rehearsal

Inclusive casting brings all abilities on stage for ‘Play Therapy’

Nov. 6, 2019

A new play running from Nov. 7–10 models inclusive casting, starring actors of all ability levels.

Band playing in the UMC

Program Council bringing Goth Babe and sneak peek of ‘Waves’ film

Oct. 30, 2019

Don’t miss the Homecoming concert Nov. 5 featuring Goth Babe, Johnny Utah and Dafna and an advance screening of the film “Waves” on Nov. 10. Plus, apply to be Program Council’s assistant production director.

Screengrab of "It's a Wonderful Life"

Classic holiday film gets Heggie and Scheer’s operatic treatment

Oct. 16, 2019

Esteemed composer Jake Heggie and renowned librettist Gene Scheer’s brand new opera “It’s a Wonderful Life” returns home to the Eklund Opera Program and Macky Auditorium after being workshopped at CU NOW in 2016.

Artwork for the Veretski Pass concert

Attend a klezmer concert Sept. 16 with Veretski Pass

Sept. 6, 2019

Cookie Segelstein and Joshua Horowitz of klezmer music group Veretski Pass will host a free concert featuring music from their latest release, The Magid Chronicles.

Virtue of Reality rehearsal

First-ever Experience Design cohort brings virtual reality, immersive performance to Boulder

Sept. 5, 2019

Virtue of Reality, a free production running from Sept. 20–22, will transport audiences to a dystopian future in Carlson Gymnasium.

Fireworks display at Folsom Field

Catch fireworks, entertainment at Ralphie's Independence Day Blast

July 2, 2019

Admission and parking are free at Boulder's annual Fourth of July celebration at Folsom Field. Entertainment starts at 8:30 p.m., and fireworks begin at dark.

Tom Cipullo rehearses with opera performers

CU New Opera Workshop public performances June 14, 16

June 11, 2019

Composer and librettist Tom Cipullo, whose “Glory Denied” is one of the most frequently produced 21st-century American operas, comes to CU NOW to workshop the comedy “Hobson’s Choice.”

Outdoor Mary Rippon Theatre at night

A rundown on this year’s Colorado Shakespeare Festival

May 28, 2019

On June 7, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival kicks off a season of Shakespeare’s most popular plays and one award-winning new play with a Shakespearean twist. Get your tickets now.

Macky Auditorium full house

Bluebird Music Festival at Macky featuring Jim James, more May 25

May 21, 2019

The Bluebird Music Festival at Macky Auditorium includes the afternoon Strings & Stories event and an evening acoustic set, both featuring Jim James of My Morning Jacket and other artists.