first_imgTickets go on sale Wednesday for premier seating for two public events featuring the Dalai Lama at the University of Colorado Boulder. The public events, hosted by the Tibetan Association of Colorado, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Find ticket information at DalaiLamaColorado.com.The Dalai Lama will also speak at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, in an event open to CU-Boulder students, faculty and staff. Free tickets for CU-Boulder students will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Student tickets will be distributed to enrolled students at no charge on Saturday, Sept. 19. Reminders with more details will be shared with students as the date gets closer. CU-Boulder faculty and staff tickets will be available for $20 in early September. Faculty and staff will receive an email with instructions on how to purchase tickets.The CU Student Government, Cultural Events Board and the Tibetan Association of Colorado are hosting the two-day campus visit called “Compassion in Action.”  The Oct. 20 event is targeted to enrolled CU students, run by the university and funded by student fees; the second day of events is open to the public and run by the Tibetan Association of Colorado.Attendees are encouraged to use alternative modes of transportation to get to campus due to limited on-campus and nearby parking. For the events on Wednesday, Oct. 21, a shuttle bus service will be available from remote lots; see DalaiLamaColorado.com for ticket details.According to the Tibetan Association of Colorado, the Dalai Lama’s teachings are rooted in the importance of promoting compassion, wisdom, tolerance, self-discipline and religious harmony as ways to achieve lasting happiness. In Colorado, the Dalai Lama will focus on methods of incorporating compassion and ethics into daily life.Key details: Oct. 20 CU-Boulder-run event The Dalai Lama will speak at 1:30 p.m. at the Coors Events Center, 950 Regent Drive. Students, faculty and staff must present a ticket for admission. Oct. 21 Tibetan Association of Colorado-run event The Dalai Lama will conduct a morning teaching on the “Eight Verses of Training the Mind” from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and a talk on The Wisdom of Compassion: Creating Peace, Happiness and Meaningful Lives in the 21st Century from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Coors Events Center.  These events are open to the general public. Student tickets Tickets will be distributed on the first-come, first-served basis beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the University Memorial Center, 1669 Euclid Ave. (corner of Broadway and Euclid). The event is free to enrolled CU-Boulder students with a valid Buff OneCard. Each student can receive one ticket. Faculty and staff tickets A portion of the Oct. 20 tickets will be available to CU faculty and staff for $20 in early September. Faculty and staff will receive an email with instructions on how to purchase tickets. Faculty and staff who want to guarantee a seat should consider purchasing a full-price ticket for the public events on Oct. 21.  Tickets for the public can be purchased at DalaiLamaColorado.com. Tickets for remote-lot parking, shuttle buses and Tibetan-style vegetarian boxed lunches are available for an additional charge. All tickets must be printed out in advance of the event.  Sponsor tickets go on sale Wednesday, July 29; group ticket sales begin Thursday, July 30; reserved general seating opens Monday, Aug. 3, for both events. Single event tickets go on sale Aug. 10. A festival celebrating Tibetan culture through music, food, merchandise and exhibitions will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 on the field adjacent to the Leeds School of Business. Entry is $1. Vegetarian lunch boxes may be purchased for $10.More information: Find information about the Oct. 21 public events and purchase tickets at DalaiLamaColorado.com. CU students, staff and faculty members may find more information about the Oct. 20 event at www.colorado.edu/dalailama. #cuboulder, #dalailama  Cultural Events Board The mission of the Cultural Events Board is to provide opportunities and events that help students enrich their educational experience and expand their understanding of culture, diversity and social awareness.CU Student Government (CUSG) One of the largest and most autonomous student governments in the country. The student resources, or “cost centers” under CUSG’s direct purview include the Recreation Center, the Environmental Center, the Volunteer Resource Center, the University Memorial Center, the Cultural Events Board and KVCU (Radio 1190) among many others. CUSG also serves as the student voice to the CU-Boulder administration.Tibetan Association of Colorado A non-profit 501(c)3 organization, was formed in 1999 to provide and sustain the enlarging Tibetan community in Colorado. Its mission is to preserve and promote the unique Tibetan culture and traditions, to benefit the gene and also support the cause of Tibet, a mission, that is near and dear to the hearts of Tibetans.For media inquiries: Ryan Huff, CU-Boulder media relations, [email protected] event and ticket information: Erin Dewese, CU-Boulder Center for Student Involvement, [email protected] Ani Tenzin Lhamo, Tibetan Association of Colorado, [email protected] Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: July 27, 2015 last_img read more