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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

Author Uses Poetry for Advocacy

NATALIE DIAZ READS FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY “‘Angels don’t come to the reservation,’” visiting poet Natalie Diaz read from her abecedarian, solidifying the night’s theme of effectively ironizing difficult cultural narratives. Diaz shared poems from 2012’s When My Brother Was An Aztec and upcoming collections with

Local Artists Work in Unique Harmony

LEISURE GALLERY: ELUSIVE YET FLOURISHING Leisure Gallery is a blank slate. The walls are painted white, and the gallery space—which also doubles as a studio—is minimalistic, placing all of the focus on the work as opposed to its surroundings. The art gallery is currently host

Type Adds Dimensions to MATTER

RICK GRIFFITH DABBLES IN STUDIO AND TEACHING MATTER is a studio where printing supplies line nearly every wall. Letters— block letters, letters packaged as puzzles, pieces of paper covered in words and sentences, both sensical and non—litter the area; it’s the true mark of an

Student Life Hosts First Trivia Night

TIVOLI STARBUCKS IS SCENE FOR FUN AND GAMES Cheers and laughter escaped the Tivoli Starbucks on Tuesday evening, where students were enthusiastically waving their pieces of paper in the air and participating in trivia amid coffee beans and grinders. Student Life Event Coordinator Joshua Blair

BookBar Hosts ‘Copper Nickel’ Editors

CU DENVER PROFS’ PROSE SERVED WITH GOOD SPIRITS Beside the narrow streets of Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood are various restaurants, bars, boutiques, and the BookBar—a wine bar and bookstore that many writers call home. On Feb. 20, CU Denver professors Nicky Beer and Wayne Miller hosted