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Distinguished Speaker Series to feature Coach Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter Former high school basketball coach Ken Carter will be featured in Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Distinguished Speaker Series Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Occhiato University Center Ballroom. Carter coached basketball for more than 15 years and has inspired many young individuals to reach their fullest potential. He made headlines for locking his entire undefeated basketball team out of the school gym at Richmond High School in 1999 because of poor academic results and broken behavioral contracts. Initially outraged at Carter’s actions, parents of Carter’s players and the...

Cirque Zuma Zuma performs at CSU-Pueblo

Cirque Zuma Zuma Cirque Zuma Zuma is coming to Colorado State University-Pueblo Tuesday as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Described as, “African-style Cirque du Soleil,” the group has traveled the world, performing a high-energy show that features acrobats, jugglers, dancers, contortionists, singers and much more. Zuma Zuma performers hail from many different parts of Africa and bring their talents together in a circus-like event that showcases different African cultures. According to the Cirque Zuma Zuma website, their training schools in Kenya and Tanzania are part of African Acrobats International,...