Pies, Past and Future:

June 3, 2021

Claiming our Heritage from Soupy Sales I think everybody, really deep inside, would some time or other like to throw a pie or get hit by a pie. Soupy Sales, Who Had a Lasting Impact (So to Speak) on Me Nothing sends spirits so high As the gooshy embrace of...

Did Anyone Else Notice...that every time you try to uproot a dandelion, your admiration for environmental historians soars?

June 2, 2021

In what must have been a much simpler era of my life, dandelions were the principal target of my rage. Spring arrived, and soon those spiky leaves, arranged as spokes around a creepy hub, overran the earth. Their treacherous attempt at cuteness—the brief phase when cheery little yellow flowers form...

Words to Stir the Soul

Denver Scholars and Civil Servants Event Date: Sep 01, 2005 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO The program “Words to Stir the Soul” is our fall “kick-off” event, spotlighting some of the region’s best writing and providing a unique opportunity for both readers and attendees to...

Words to Stir the Soul

12 Books - 1 Boulder Event Date: Sep 06, 2005 Susan Deans, Vice President and Editor of the Daily Camera Reading from Robert L. Perkin, The First 100 Years: An Informal History of Denver and the Rocky Mountain News (Doubleday, 1959). ASIN: B00007E6NGO Justin Dombrowski, Boulder Wildland Fire Management Coordinator...

Secretary Bruce Babbitt

Secretaries of the Interior Series Event Date: Sep 23, 2005 Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Arizona Governor Bruce Babbitt will visit the University of Colorado at Boulder Sept. 23 to speak about his new book, Cities in the Wilderness: A New Vision of Land Use in America ...

Reflecting on the First Decade of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

A Talk with Manager Dave Hunsaker, Charles Wilkinson, and Patricia Limerick Event Date: Sep 27, 2005 The first nine years of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah was discussed with monument manager Dave Hunsaker in a public event at the University of Colorado at Boulder on Sept. 28. Hunsaker’s...

Talk with Louis Warren, Author of Buffalo Bill’s America

Event Date: Oct 25, 2005 Louis Warren explores the life of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody, the most famous American in the world in the late nineteenth century. Along the way, we learn the sources of his legend, and how his purposeful (and fantastically popular) entangling of history and myth...

Terry Tempest Williams

2005 Wallace Stegner Award Recipient Event Date: Nov 02, 2005 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Glenn Miller Ballroom, UMC Author and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams will be honored by the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Center of the American West on Nov. 2 at 7:00 p.m. The Center will present...

Comeback Wolves

An Evening with Pam Houston, Laura Pritchett, and Gary Wockner Event Date: Nov 21, 2005 Event Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Old Main A new anthology about reintroducing wolves in Colorado and the Southwest was discussed by a panel of three writers, including Pam Houston, on Monday, Nov. 21, at a...

The Worst Hard Time

A Book Discussion with Author Timothy Egan Event Date: Jan 09, 2006 Event Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Old Main Personal stories and eyewitness accounts of the 1930s’ Dust Bowl disaster on the high plains were part of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Timothy Egan’s public discussion January 9, 2006, at the University...

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