Elaine Richardson, a former prostitute who says education saved her life

Prison life the subject of upcoming performances Oct. 19, 20

Oct. 10, 2017

The writings of death row inmates and the story of a former prostitute who earned a doctoral degree will be featured at two public performances.

Cosmic geometry illustration

A cosmic meditation on the nature of sound and space Oct. 13, 14

Oct. 6, 2017

Join composer and shakuhachi player Aidan Patrick Cook for a bold new performance experience. Sprawl out on a cushion and sink into a tableau of sound unlike anything you've heard.

Conor Brown in the Finnish woods.

College of Music joins worldwide celebration of Finland's birthday

Oct. 3, 2017

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence, the College of Music will highlight the music and folk traditions of the Nordic country in a series of concerts and faculty exchanges starting Oct. 24.

Associate Professor of Theory Daphne Leong

CU on the Weekend music series continues with a modernist bent

Sept. 22, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 30, Associate Professor Daphne Leong brings a fresh approach to the eye-opening and popular series with her talk "What do you hear? Listening to modernist music."

Woman in red dress swimming through water with floating photographs

Theatre & Dance season opens with dance-themed film festival

Sept. 18, 2017

The Department of Theatre & Dance will present a three-day showcase of onscreen dance Sept. 22-24, including live performances and interactive panels.

Teenage actors during curtain call at Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre

Young actors to complete Shakespeare canon with special performance

Aug. 9, 2017

As the Colorado Shakespeare Festival season wraps up, the company has sought the help of teenage actors to help complete their second canon of Shakespeare's plays with a performance of "The Two Noble Kinsmen" Aug. 11.

Students watch band at Farrand Field during Welcomefest 2016

D.R.A.M. to headline Aug. 26 Welcomefest concert

Aug. 1, 2017

D.R.A.M. will headline the annual Welcomefest concert Saturday, Aug. 26, at Farrand Field. Noname, Vanic and Mountain Men are also slated to perform. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Cast of Henry VI on stage

Colorado Shakespeare Festival to conclude season with 'Henry VI'

July 25, 2017

On Aug. 6 and 8, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will recount England's bloody history in a pair of Original Practices performances of "Henry VI, Part 3," wrapping up its 60th season.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival at University Theatre | Photo by Zachary Andrews

Colorado Shakespeare Festival shakes things up with female Hamlet

June 15, 2017

This summer's "Hamlet," running June 23 through Aug. 13, will be the festival's ninth production of the Shakespearean masterpiece but the first to be staged indoors with a woman in the title role.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival performs Treasure Island in 2012

Colorado Shakespeare Festival season kicks off

June 9, 2017

The 60th annual Colorado Shakespeare Festival will take place from June to August, featuring "The Taming of the Shrew," "Hamlet," "Julius Caesar," "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" and part three of "Henry VI."

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