Things to do CSU 4/16-4/21


Even with the confusion of Colorado’s April weather their are still some amazing opportunities to attend some fun events here at Colorado State University!

With a wind symphony concert that is bound to have you in a state of imagination, a creative and elegant performance by the Dance Department at Colorado State University, a chance to take a spin in an electric car, and a unforgettable at the skellar, their are plenty of things to do at CSU this week!

 Wind Symphony Concert: State of Imagination

Image by: Colorado State University’s School of Music


With Guests Madeline Harvey, Dance; Tim Burns, Piano; James David, Composer; Dan Goble, Saxophone; Peter Sommer, Saxophone; and Will Swindler, Saxophone

The 2017-2018 Wind Symphony season highlights CSU’s commitment to collaboration, community, innovation, and inspiration. All of these ideals clearly connect to music, and the ensemble, conducted by Rebecca Phillips and guest graduate conductor Kevin Poelking, concludes their season by highlighting works of Imagination. Each piece celebrates the amazing contributions of music, theatre, and dance as we approach the tenth anniversary of the University Center for the Arts.

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2018 Spring Dance Concert

Image by: Colorado State University’s Dance School

Come join CSU’s Music Theatre and Dance department for the 2018 Spring Dance Concert! This will be an exceptional performance created by CSU’s incredible faculty and students that will not only capture your mind, spirit, and soul, but will also inspire you to stand up and dance along!

With a new take by our assistant professor of dance, Madeline Harvey, of a dance that engulfs the spirit of Japanese sunlight set to Max Bruch’s Kol Neidri, this choreography is bound to pull at your heartstrings with its themes of loss and hope inspired by members of the national Organization of Parents of Murdered Children.

This beautiful performance accompanied by the ambient and decadent sounds from CSU’s staff pianist David Mcarthur along with the amazing choreography of Amber Mazurana, IMPACT Dance Company, and CSU faculty members,  is bound to have you experiencing an array of emotions that is simply breathtaking.

This incredible spring dance will also include faculty members Madeline and Mathew Harvey’s premiere an original contemporary performance of Pas de Deux, as well as performances by the contemporary Repertory Ensemble Class, under the direction and choreography of Judy Bejarano.

For a preview of some of the talent at Colorado State University’s dance department check out the elegant video below!

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Earth Day Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive

Image by: Northern Colorado Clean Cities

Celebrate Earth Day right by taking a spin in some alternative fuel vehicles.  Brought to you in part by Northern Colorado Clean Cities, there will be up to six modern tech, alternative fuel vehicles to hop in and cruise. It will be a great way to dip your toes into green vehicles and get behind the wheel of Earth Day celebrations.   

Here’s the Deets:

  • Date: Saturday, April 21st  
  • Time: 11:00m-2:00 pm
  • Location: Civic Center Park, Fort Collins
  • Cost:  FREE

FoCoMX10 Kickoff at the Ramskeller

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Check out live music at the Ramskeller as FoCoMX10 gets kicked off here at CSU! Experience live music on the campus of Colorado State University as they get ready to kick off FoCoMX music festival, two nights, over 30 venues and over 300 bands!

Come for the music and stay for the beer, this kick off to this incredible concert series is bound to have you smiling from ear to ear as you here the ambient tones of some of Fort Collins best musicians!

With the national touring group Slow Caves headlining and a ton of others this concert is one you don’t want to miss.

Students will receive a special discount to Colorado State University Students with wrist bands that normally go for $35 being sold for $15! Free wrist bands are also available for volunteering a couple hours for this incredible festival. For more information on volunteering for this wonderful event click here.

Here’s the deets:

Date: Thursday, April 19th

Time: 6-7pm

Location: The Ramskeller in the Lory Student Center

Cost: $15 for students at the door; Free if you volunteer!