Upcoming Events | Heller Center for Arts & Humanities | Fall 2014
Two Poets Laureate Read from their Work
David Mason's books of poems include The Buried Houses (winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize), The Country I Remember (winner of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award), and Arrivals. His verse novel, Ludlow, was published in 2007, and named best poetry book of the year by the Contemporary Poetry Review and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. He recently won the Thatcher Hoffman Smith Creativity in Motion Prize for the development of a new libretto based upon Ludlow. His one-act opera with composer Tom Cipullo, After Life, will premiere in Seattle in 2015. He served as Poet Laureate of Colorado from 2010 to 2014 and teaches at Colorado College.
Janice Gould's most recent book of poetry, Doubters and Dreamers, was a Colorado Book Award Finalist and a Milt Kessler Book Award Finalist. Her other books include Earthquake Weather, Beneath My Heart, and Alphabet, an ar tbook/chapbook published by May Day Press. Her tribal affiliation is Koyoonk'auwi (Concow). Janice was recently named the Pike's Peak Poet Laureate for 2014-2016 and was recognized with a "Spirit of the Springs" Award from the City of Colorado Springs. In 2012 she was the Native American writer in residence at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, the second person to hold this honor. Janice is an Associate Professor in Women's and Ethnic Studies at UCCS.
When: Saturday, Oct. 18
Trek the Trail 5K
Sunday, Oct. 19
Trek the Trail is a collaboration project between Exercise is Medicine at UCCS (EIM@UCCS), Beth-El Student Nurses Association (BSNA), and the Nutrition Club. For FAQs, Trail Route and Map, Contact Information, and to Register, visit: http://www.uccs.edu/bethel/alumni/trek_the_trail.html
|The Jazz Orchestra of the Springs
Sean Schafer Hennessy, trumpet
Cully Joyce, tenor sax and flute
Colin McAllister, guitar
Andy Burtschi, bass
Aaron Turner, drums
The Jazz Orchestra of the Springs was founded by composer and trumpeter Sean Schafer Hennessy. Its mission is to bring back the old in a time of the new, through fresh arrangements of old classics as well as original tunes written and arranged by the band members themselves. The Orchestra is lead by Hennessy, and features players as arrangers, composers and soloists. This performance will feature a select quintet from this group, performing arrangements by Hennessy as well as Cully Joyce.