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Jan212013

Three Chords and a Longing for the Truth: Rock n' Roll as a Seeking for the Infinite 

A journey into rock music.

with Irish Times columnist and renowned social commentator John WATERS

Presented by Crossroads Cultural Center

When one hears the terms "God" and "Rock n' Roll" in the same sentence, one expects condemnation, not exploration. But it is precisely an awe and exploration of the human thirst for meaning--for the Infinite--that famous Irish journalist and author John Waters' sees as the driving force of Rock music. It is much more than loud noise and rebellion, but has to do with the very hidden depths of the human heart. John Waters invites us as well to partake on this journey within rock music and the human heart.

Waters has this rare talent: he is willing to let himself be surprised by reality - elements and factors that are before our eyes but are trapped by appearances and the superficiality of things. He has agreed to take the risk to subvert clichés. Many protagonists, like Bono from U2 who suggested the phrase that was used as the title of the exhibition, are friends of his. As he says, "For me, music is important because it is an expression of the experience within everyone’s experience."

The event is open to the public and free of charge.

For more details email denver@crossroadsculturalcenter.org

About this Event

Date: Monday, January 21, 2013 (MLK Holiday)
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: University of Colorado
St. Cajetan's Center
Auraria Campus
Denver, CO 80204
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About the Speaker

John Waters
Journalist for The Irish Times, author and playwright

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