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Aug 102013 | GOCA 1420 | BRILLIANT 2013

Saturday, August 10 | 7 pm | UCCS Campus Gallery + Plaza
(rain location: campus gallery + Berger Hall)

BUY TICKETS  | $40 members | $45 non-members | $85 VIP | $20 students with I.D.
Bring friends! 4-Pack of Tickets $130 | 10-Pack of Tickets $285


You're invited! The Galleries of Contemporary Art (GOCA) at UCCS will combine everything we know about contemporary art and culture into one great party.  And it's going to be BRILLIANT.

BRILLIANT 2013 is a creative extravaganza that raises critical financial support needed to realize future gallery programs, exhibits, and innovative collaborations. GOCA, known as a regional leader in contemporary culture programming, will feature collaborations with Peak Frequency Creative Arts Collective, Ormao Dance Company, Thin Air Jazz Ensemble, Front Range Swing & Blues Dancers, DJ Wesley Wayne, and artist and UCCS alumnus Aaron Graves at BRILLIANT 2013.

For BRILLIANT 2013, GOCA invited Peak FreQuency Creative Arts Collective, a part of the UCCS Visual and Performing Arts Department, to provide live music. GOCA and Peak FreQuency collaborated to meld visual art, live music and original sound works into brilliant and transformative interdisciplinary experiences.

In this latest collaboration, Peak FreQuency asked the Thin Air Jazz Ensemble, a 12 piece big band of the best jazz musicians in the region, to provide creative jazz and a dazzling swing dance repertoire. GOCA has invited Swing and Lindy Hop dancers from Front Range Swing & Blues to perform for BRILLIANT 2013.

A live auction will include an original artwork created for the event by artist Sean O'Meallie, STYROBOT artist Michael Salter's small-scale styrobot sculptures, two custom-designed dresses by artist Aaron Graves, and a signature vintage piece of jewelry. Click here for full details on the Live(ly) Auction.

BRILLIANT 2013 features world-class artists, dancers, musicians, and performances.

Read more about Thin Air Jazz & Front Range Swing & Blues here.
Read more about Aaron Graves & Ormao Dance Company here.

Check out this VIDEO of last year's award-nominated event (below)

Brilliant 2012 on Vimeo.

 *The University of Colorado is providing food and beverages, including cocktail service, fair market value is estimated at $15 per person for regular tickets and $20 per person for VIP tickets. Contributions less than the fair market value of food/beverages may be tax deductible. Net proceeds may be spent on entertainment, donor cultivation, personnel recruitment, and creative programs at GOCA at UCCS.

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