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Professor Releases Award-Winning Film

MOVIE BOASTS FEMINISM, MOTORCYCLES When attending a women’s motorcycle event a couple years ago, Assistant Professor of Digital Design Michelle Carpenter was hungry for stories. She patiently waited for one so captivating and unique that she could make a documentary or film out of it.

Professor Aims to Find Reality Through Poetry

NICKY BEER TALKS NEW YORKER INSPIRATION At dawn, the birds storm/the back yard like a country/they are astonished to have/won without a single shot/fired. There is no end/to its richness, every seed/tasting like a year…” This excerpt from “Juveniles,” published in The New Yorker on

Alumnus Connor Serr Co-Curates ‘Nexus’

MYSTICAL EXHIBIT UNITES PAINTINGS, TATTOOS As live music filled the room, conversations buzzed, and fine wine poured, visitors to Abend Gallery gathered for the opening party of the new exhibition Nexus. Abend Gallery, located on East Colfax near East High School, is an influential piece

‘Variations Stylistiques’ Published

BOOK HELPS STUDENTS SPEAK LIKE NATIVES Diane Dansereau, associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages, had a problem: She couldn’t find any books at a truly high level for her top-tier French class. “It took me a long time to figure out why, and

Destruction, Creation in ‘Cellar Door’

CU DENVER ALUMNA PERFORMS ART PIECE As a performer in the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance event Cellar Door, CU Denver alumna Tiffany Matheson contributed a wide variety of art in her performance piece “Sentence: Sentience,” which left viewers to interpret the meaning behind her piece’s

Art by Architects Gives CU Scholarships

RENOWNED ARTISTS EXHIBIT WORK AT CAP On the second floor of the CU Building lives an art showcase unique to the College of Architecture and Planning. Students, staff members, and artists roam around with plates of snacks and admire the artwork done by renowned artists,

Emmanuel Gallery’s Juried Show

EXHIBITION SHOWCASES STUDENT TALENT The Emmanuel Gallery’s latest show appealed to CU Denver students, since it comprised some of the best works created by their own peers. This juried exhibition opened before Spring Break and ended April 6. One of the most immediately noticeable aspects

Passport to Africa is Cultural Inclusion

CULTURES COALESCE DURING TURNHALLE EVENT The Tivoli Turnhalle witnessed an all-consuming and enormously energetic night on March 20 as it hosted Passport to Africa, a unifying event meant to raise awareness of the diversity of African culture. The exploration was certainly a celebratory one, fit with

National Poet Slams at CU Denver

STUDENTS ATTEND READING AND DISCUSSION The Emmanuel Gallery is a hideaway for good art to be seen, heard, and felt. Both Auraria artists and those artists who visit briefly add to the gallery with visual installations or with performances. Blythe Baird is a 19-year-old National

Student Attends Art Dubai as VIP Guest

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND MEDIA AMBASSADOR When photography student Delia Tharnish travelled to Dubai last March for the first time, she noticed something familiar. The second time she travelled this past March, it stuck out like a sore thumb. She couldn’t help but notice the