****The Overton Fund Award offers financial assistance for students studying performance and related design away from campus. Appropriate classes include TH/DA/PS 237 The Art of Insurgency, Performance Away in London, and attendance at workshops, symposiums, festivals, conferences in theatre, dance or theatrical design.

*Applicants must be on financial aid to qualify for funds.

*To apply, please write a short essay addressed to Professor Gypsy Ames discussing the goals of your study off campus. You should include details about your financial need, as well as your expectations and hopes for the course or workshop. Essays are due Friday, November 9th. You can electronically submit your essays and any questions to Professor Ames at: games@coloradocollege.edu (cut and Paste into your browser)

*Applicants will be notified by November 14th if they have or have not received an award.

*Funds shall be awarded on a basis of merit and need.

Posted by squinn@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

Ever wonder what makes jazz sound like jazz? Find out this and more during Half Block, January 7-17! We’ll explore the building blocks of jazz and apply what we learn through focused composition and improvisation – with an emphasis on the blues!

Contact Mike Van Arsdale for more information: msvanarsdale@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by lgregory@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

A few spots are still open for the Block 6 course: MU398 – Musical Creation Cultural Misappropriation. The Block will be taught in Noosa, Australia and will combine issues like music creativity, nature and environment, cultural appropriation and artistic ethics. As part of the class we will meet with artists, musicians, and scholars from the local aboriginal communities, learn about the “Songlines” and “Dreaming Tracks,” participate in a didgeridoo building workshop, and compose music inspired by our experiences. Consent of Instructor (COI) is required. For a full course description (including study-abroad fees) and for additional information, please contact Prof. Ofer Ben-Amots in the Music Department at: obenamots@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by lgregory@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

All CC community members are invited to join A Global Celebration, our campus engagement with the national event “International Education Week”. Come together to celebrate during Block 3, Week 3 (Nov. 4-10). Schedule of Events: Monday, 11/5: “Meet My Country”, 5-7 p.m. Worner Fireside – Learn about countries from around the world and meet the students who call them home, or home away from home! Tuesday, 11/6: “Travelling Dinner”, 6-7 p.m. Language Houses – Enjoy foods at each language house from that region of the world, learn the history of the dish, and travel to the next house for more! Wednesday, 11/7: “Intercultural Exchange: Voices Across Borders”, 6:30-8 p.m. Tutt Library 238 – Listen and share your voice as we exchange stories from our home countries and cultures. Thursday, 11/8: “Luncheon with Dr. Amer Ahmed, topic: Islamophobia”, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Gaylord Hall – RSVP: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Fy9tjzz3r&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C821c9b6f8a044e843a6f08d6400467a2%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08fd13…. Also on Thursday: “Keynote with Dr. Amer Ahmed, topic: Intersections of Multicultural & Intercultural Education”, 4-5 p.m. South Hall Commons. Friday, 11/9:”Diwali”, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Bemis Great Hall. Tickets available at the Worner Desk. Saturday, 11/9: “A Global Celebration Dance Party”, 7:30-11 p.m. Bemis Great Hall – Learn dances from around the world and celebrate! Monday-Friday: “Global Cuisine Lunches at Rastall” – Experience delicious eats from regions around the world! Find out more: na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Faglobalcelebration&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C821c9b6f8a044e843a6f08d6400467a2%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b30…

Posted by ldelman@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2018 digest.

Next Tuesday, join Scott Jarrell ’99, partner at Ernst & Young Forensics, for an exciting demonstration of how accounting firms help banks to manage the risks of financial and cyber crime, and how they build better surveillance systems through automation and artificial intelligence.

Scott graduated from CC with an IPE major and has had an incredible career in management consulting, finance, and forensics. Come ask all of your questions about this high-level industry!

Where? McHugh Commons (above the Preserve)
When? 12:15pm, Tuesday, November 6
RSVP? Yes! RSVP on Handshake.

A Performance? An Installation? A Performance Installation? Who Knows! See for yourself an exploration of a very short story by Nobel Prize for Literature Winner SAMUEL BECKETT (best known perhaps for WAITING FOR GODOT) from a suggestion by Beckett himself ===== a fAIL bETTER pRODUCTION directed by Andrew Manley and performed by Natalia Kahn, Max Sarkowsky, Mark Warshaw & Andrew Manley ===== Two Performances ONLY this SATURDAY at 8pm & 8.30pm in Cornerstone Norberg Studio=====

Posted by amanley@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

TH330 Performance Away; LONDON – a spectacular class that sees 20+ shows of every possible type (theatre, dance, circus, stand-up comedy, musical, opera, experimental, you name it) in the world’s greatest performance capital PLUS backstage tours & museum/art gallery visits PLUS trips to Brighton & Stratford PLUS everything else London has to offer <+><+> email me for details!

Posted by amanley@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

TODAY — LUNCH PROVIDED.
Do you have a story of hope or recovery from a mental health condition? Colorado College NAMI on Campus will be holding a workshop for people who have experienced mental illness or have close family members or friends affected by mental illness to craft their narrative in a hopeful and destigmatizing light.
12:15 — Wellness Resource Center

Posted by e_gardner@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.

Phil Weiser, the Democratic Nominee for Attorney General in Colorado, will be on campus this afternoon! Don’t miss this opportunity to ask any questions of him and to let him know what issues are important to you. The Meet and Greet will take place at Wooglin’s, today from 3:15-4:30. RSVP at na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure.ngpvan.com%2FceHxwt2BjkK8x7CxkRXgmw2&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C496a0ab5529b442bb3b708d63fc31092%7Ccfc7b13c… or by emailing paola@philforcolorado.com. Hope to see you there!

Posted by e_merenstein@coloradocollege.edu for the November 1, 2018 digest.