Scene from the ShakesFear experience with video play button overlay

Immerse yourselfin a sinister Shakespearean revenge storythrough Oct. 16

Oct. 7, 2022

Murderers, ghosts and dead monarchs—Shakespeare’s creepiest characters have sprung from his pages and trapped him in a prison cell while they run amok in this immersive campus performance. Get your ShakesFear tickets!

Sandbox performance on stage

Final Culture Crawl hot spots announced for Oct. 19

Oct. 4, 2022

Add the Sandbox, The HIVE, the CU Museum of Natural History, NEST Studio for the Arts and the Music Library to your campus Culture Crawl.

ATLAS B2 Center for Media, Arts and Performance

More Culture Crawl hot spots announced for Oct. 19

Sept. 27, 2022

Add the B2 Center for Media, Arts and Performance, the CU Art Museum, the International Film Series, the Earth Sciences and Map Library and Fiske Planetarium to your Culture Crawl, a free campus event for all.

Lego model of the CU Boulder campus located in the Heritage Center

Join Culture Crawl Oct. 19: 4 hot spots announced

Sept. 22, 2022

The Media Archeology Lab, the Center for African and African American Studies, the Heritage Center and Norlin Library will be part of Culture Crawl, an event celebrating cultural heritage sites and groups with activities, performances, games and shows at 14 campus locations throughout the day.

CU Boulder photographer takes a self portrait on a mural in Norlin Library in 2018

Beginning Sept. 21, seminar series to explore nexus of art, activism

Sept. 16, 2022

Kicking off with two days on hip-hop and social justice, the new Art, Activism and Engaged Humanities series will boast everything from musical performances to poetry, printmaking and speeches throughout the year—a cross-disciplinary effort to make the humanities more accessible to the public.

Student reading a book in Norlin Library

Ways to participate in Banned Books Week Sept. 18–24

Sept. 15, 2022

Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. Join the University Libraries.

field of grass

Join the Buffs One Read book club: Chapter discussion Sept. 14

Sept. 12, 2022

Book lovers, here's your assignment: Read the chapter “The Honorable Harvest” in Braiding Sweetgrass and join the discussion at Norlin Library. Don't get the chapter read? You are still welcome to attend. Don't have a copy of the book yet? An e-book option is available.

Scene from 'Song of Salt' documentary

Artist-focused documentary film fest returns Aug. 2–7

July 29, 2022

The Mimesis Documentary Festival is described as an immersive theatrical and virtual slate of movies, workshops and more with artists, producers and scholars from around the world.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival performance at the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre

Shakespeare festival draws near with themes of love, friendship and folly

May 18, 2022

In case you missed it, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will be back with an in-person season June 5–Aug. 7. Peruse the lineup, including “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “All’s Well That Ends Well” and “Coriolanus,” as well as two non-Shakespeare works: “The Book of Will” and “The Alchemist.”

short poem in a book of poetry

Help build a poem for National Poetry Month

April 5, 2022

Come to Norlin Library's east entrance April 12–13 to take part in a community poem writing activity. Take away a pocket poem and engage with librarians.