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Events roundup

Mark your calendar for important upcoming events, awards, a visiting-artist series masterclass and more.

By Josie Lavender

October 5, 2021

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Monique Brooks Masterclass

Violinist Monique Brooks dropped her first solo album, “Free,” this year, and it quickly rose to No. 12 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart. Now, she is generously offering a free masterclass at the Auraria Campus. All are welcome to attend.


2:30 p.m.

Kalamath Studio 101

Monique Brooks and the “SIP”

Celebrate the works of BIPOC musicians, performers and scholars in this year’s Visiting Artist Series on music, race and social justice. Kicking off the 2021-22 event lineup is a discussion with violinist Monique Brooks, and the “SIP” podcast hosts Rajdulari and Kerrie Joy. The event is open to the public.

Oct. 13

4:30 p.m.

King Center Recital Hall; or tune in to livestream.

I Love My Undocuqueer People

Enjoy wonderful performances from local drag stars and the moving poetry of Yosimar Reyes, a queer undocumented-immigrant poet and activist born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in East San Jose, California.

Oct. 14

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tivoli Turnhalle

Roadrunners Who Soar Awards

Recognize the outstanding employees who exemplify Metropolitan State University of Denver’s CADRE values at the livestreamed Roadrunners Who Soar Awards. Tune in to watch live online and raise a toast to your fellow Roadrunners.

Oct. 14

6 p.m.

Stay tuned for livestream link.

World Cinema Series

Join a virtual panel discussion of director Pedro Almodóvar’s comedy-drama “All About My Mother.” The film will be available to stream for free in the days leading up to the panel on the Sie Film Center website with a movie pass code provided by the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry. Don’t forget to tune in to the panel discussion afterward for cinematic insight from MSU Denver faculty members and the artistic director of the Sie Film Center.

Stream “All About My Mother”

Oct. 14-21

D-Phi movie Code: AAMMDP2021

Virtual panel discussion

Oct. 21

7 p.m.

Learn more.

Colorado Free Application Days

Encourage prospective students to apply to MSU Denver during Colorado Free Application Days. In an effort to make higher education accessible to all, Colorado Free Application Days allows students to bypass the $25 admissions-application fee.

Oct. 19-21

Apply to begin your Roadrunner journey or share this link with prospective students.

Learn more about Colorado Free Application Day.

The Virtue of Limits

Philosopher David McPherson will discuss his forthcoming book “The Virtue of Limits,” which evaluates the limits that push humanity toward greatness and become our downfall. In his lecture, McPherson will invite participants to consider the place of limits within a well-lived human life. 

Oct. 27

12:30-2 p.m.

Jordan Student Success Building, Room 400


Important parking information and vehicle registration

Register your vehicle to avoid increased campus parking rates. The rate increase is already in effect and applies to any unregistered vehicle parking Friday through Sunday or after 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The after-hours parking rates will mirror Special Event rates with the 5th Street Garage charging $15 and the Tivoli Garage implementing a $20 rate. The 7th Street Garage will not be available for parking after 5 p.m., although cars will still be able to exit after hours with payment.

To avoid the parking-rate increase, register your vehicle online or in person by visiting the Parking and Transportation Services Office at:

777 Lawrence Way, First Floor


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