God, That's Funny!
Colorado College’s Cornerstone Arts Week begins Monday, February 4th. This year, the series explores “the ways in which humor and the arts create bridges between cultures, belief systems, and yes–even political parties.” Today we bring you a special preview of one of next week’s featured events: a panel discussion among Wiretap host Jonathan Goldstein, author Firoozeh Dumas, and CC’s very own, Steven Hayward, entitled “God That’s Funny: Religion, Humor, Politics & Identity.” We invited Hayward into the studio to have a conversation with David Weddle, a religion professor at CC, about the cultural and spiritual lessons that religious jokes can teach us. Listen to their discussion below, and then check out the rest of the offerings at the Cornerstone Arts Week.

God, That’s Funny! A Conversation about humor in religion with Steven Hayward and David Weddle

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Monday, February 4, 4:30 – 6:30pm

Cross-Currents Film Series presents: The Infidel
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Art Center
Film Screening Room

Tuesday, February 5, 7pm

“God, That’s Funny! Humor, Religion, Politics, Identity”
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center South Theatre

Wednesday, February 6, 7pm

The Virginia Darnes Yates Endowment Presents:
The Cornerstone Arts Week Keynote Performance by Maz Jobrani
Colliding Currents? Exploring the Boundaries of Humor, Faith & Politics

Friday, February 8, 7pm

Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center
Richard F. Celeste South Theatre
Tribal Fusion: Arabic Dance in the Digital World

Friday, February 8, 8 – 10pm

Fusion Dance Party
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center Main Space

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