The end is near for The Big Something’s first ever foray into the physical realm. Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 20th, is the last possible day to see The Big Something Exhibition–in CC’s Coburn Gallery–before it’s stripped and all its component pieces are returned to their rightful owners. If you haven’t made the trip yet, it’s […]

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Thanks to all who came out for The Big Something Exhibition opening reception this past Tuesday evening. If you missed it, Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center on the Colorado College campus is open Monday – Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m. and it’ll be up through November 10.

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OK, we’re all still hungover from the holidays, but Valentines Day is just around the corner and we had so much fun with the stories you called in for our “Big Something Holiday Spectacular!” (you can listen to it again, HERE, if you missed it) that we decided to do another.

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(“Community Christmas Tree” ca. 1927, photographer unknown. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 102-5399.)

Christmas Memories with Noel and Craig
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Now that we’re irrevocably in the grip of the holiday season, we thought it might be nice for […]

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We hope you’ve been enjoying the installments of our burgeoning Big Something Radio Progamme as much as we have. What we like most is seeing how the seed of a single story about a date with Lorne Greene led to a coming-of-age date with a Darth Vader, which was […]

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