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For Janae Burris, Narrating Peter and the Wolf is a Dream Come True

For Janae Burris, Narrating Peter and the Wolf is a Dream Come True

Denver-based comedian, actor, and entertainer Janae Burris will narrate Peter and the Wolf at the Colorado Music Festival Family Concert on July 2, 2023. Learn why Janae is excited to bring narrate this musical storybook. Colorado Music Festival: Hi, my name is Erica...

Family-Friendly Things To Do in Boulder

Family-Friendly Things To Do in Boulder

Boulder is a welcoming city for families to visit. Its natural beauty, outdoor activities, family-friendly events, and community spirit make it a destination that offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Whether you bring your kids, the neighbor's kids,...

Summer Travel Tips for Visiting Boulder

Summer Travel Tips for Visiting Boulder

June 21 marks the summer solstice and the official start of summer. But many of us celebrate the start of summer on Memorial Day or when the kids get out of school. (I like summer to be as long as possible, so I'm in the Memorial Day camp for the unofficial start of...

Colorado Gives Day 2022

Colorado Gives Day 2022

We’re asking you to join us for Colorado Gives Day. With one gift, you support not only the world-class musicians of today but also the aspiring musicians of tomorrow.

Tiny Rock Concert: Saxophone Icon Timothy McAllister

Stretching the Saxophone: Tim McAllister & City Noir

On July 14, Festival audiences will get a chance to hear Tim McAllister perform City Noir, a symphonic creation that John Adams wrote in 2009, prominently featuring the alto saxophone. It will be conducted by Adams, who is serving as the Festival’s composer-in-residence and co-curator of its Music of Today series.

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