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BFA School of the Arts Concert

BFA School of the Arts ConcertFriday, March 6 // 7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center // 2130 Arapahoe, Boulder, CO
Free and open to the public.

Experience the versatile work of Naropa's School of the Arts students!  Whether you are considering joining the BFA Performance program, or simply want to enjoy a night of dharma arts, this concert celebrates the dance, theater, spoken word, and musical performances of Naropa's fearless student artists.

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The Challenge and Teachings of the Poison Fire: 
Living with the Legacy of Splitting the Atom with Joanna Macy

Joanna MacyMonday, March 9 // 7:00 p.m.
Nalanda Events Center // 6287 Arapahoe Ave.
Free for Naropa/CU Students (limited to the first 100 pre-registered)
$10 General Advanced Registration // $15 Door Sales // Purchase Tickets

The ever-increasing amounts of radioactive "wastes" generated by nuclear energy and weapons-making must be safely contained for longer than recorded history.  They require ongoing attention, monitoring, and care. Let's look at what Nuclear Guardianship will involve, what it will bring forward in the human spirit, and how it is developing right here at Rocky Flats. Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy, PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology.

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Experience Naropa Open House

Experience NaropaFriday, March 13 // 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Arapahoe Campus // 2130 Arapahoe Ave.
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Discover. Tour. Engage. Naropa University will open its doors to prospective undergraduate students from across country and around the world at Experience Naropa – a whirlwind of activity designed to open minds, spark creativity, and begin to create the bonds of community. Come for the answers to your questions, and stick around for an engaging afternoon full of lively activities and passionate people.

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Lenz Foundation Lecture – angel Kyodo williams
Beyond Buddhism: What We Need to Lose To Save What We Love

angel Kyodo WilliamsWednesday, March 18 // 7:00 p.m.
Boulder Shambhala Center, 1345 Spruce St.

Williams is a social visionary that sees Transformative Social Change—applying inner awareness practice to broad-based social change—as America’s next great movement. She is an early shaper and leading voice in that work and coined the name for the field.

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Do You Know Who I Am? Performance with panel discussion led by angel Kyodo williams

Do you know who I am?Thursday, March 19 // 7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center
$10 Advanced Registration

The cast and crew of 'Do you Know Who I Am' were named by Boulder Weekly as 2014's People of the Year.  Written and performed by Motus Theater, this tour de force chronicles the personal stories of undocumented immigrants to bring meaning to the human lives at stake in the immigration debate. 

 

Forgiving the Unforgivable? Trauma, Remembering and the Emergence of the Unexpected, with Dr. Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

Pumla Gobodo-MadikizelaInsights from South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Tuesday, April 21
// 6:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center, 2130 Arapahoe Ave.
Free and open to the public

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa (TRC) established a unique platform on which unexpected human moments emerged in the encounter between perpetrators of gross human rights violations and survivors/victims of these human rights abuses. Drawing on her research on forgiveness, Dr. Gobodo-Madikizela will discuss how the expression of emotions and memories, and the exchange of identifications which played out at the TRC created an extraordinary setting of unique and unexpected possibilities.

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Summer Writing Program | The Braided River: Activist Rhizome

Summer Writing ProgramJune 14 - July 11
Credit and noncredit programs available
Registration will open in March.

The Summer Writing Program is a four-week-long convocation of students, poets, fiction writers, scholars, translators, performance artists, activists, Buddhist teachers, musicians, printers, editors and others working in small press publishing. Programming includes workshops, lectures, panels, readings, special events, and more.

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