Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Inside the White Cubicle: Meet the Staff of MCA Denver

Ever wondered about the hopes and dreams of the staff of MCA Denver? How long have they toiled away in their windowless basement under the museum? Where did they come from? What did they want to be when they grew up? What is their least favorite mode of transportion? What embarrassing songs did they once listen to? What do they look to in terms of an inspirational quotation? Here are their answers, part of a new, semi-recurring feature we are calling: MCA Denver: Inside the White Cubicle.

Nick Silici, Exhibitions Manager (pictured above)

Nick has worked with the museum since 2007. He was born in Fairfield, California and has lived in Denver since 1993. While growing up Nick always wanted to be a scientist but then gave up and became an artist. His least favorite mode of transportation is running. Although Nick claims to have exceptional taste in music, he did once own an album by WHAM, a fact he denied until George

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Five Questions About Teen Music Night

Kamron Hazel and Bailey Luke curated the upcoming Teen Music Night at MCA Denver. Kamron is a former Teen Council (TeCo) intern who has spent the past summer working for MCA Denver’s special events and programs. Kamron went to Cherry Creek High School in Aurora and joined TeCo during his senior year. Bailey is also a former TeCo intern who attended Colorado Academy in Denver and joined TeCo during her senior year. She has worked over the summer as the technical assistant during Mixed Taste: Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics.

MCA Denver: What is Teen Music Night and who can attend?

Kamron Hazel: Teen Music Night is an event this Saturday, July 10 from 6–9PM. It is an opportunity for teens to come down to MCA Denver to hear six of Denver's most promising young bands play sets on the museum's roof deck. Anyone can attend – teenagers, their parents and siblings or anyone who wants to see local talent.

Bailey Luke: People can hang out with their friends while supporting and learning about Denver's music scene. The evening is FREE for everyone under 18, thanks to the Merage Foundation Grant we received. It is 10¢ for anyone else.