Events

CAFFEINATED MORNINGS W/ DIRK SHAW

Data: The New Creative Muse? Join us for an lively and interesting conversation with Dirk Shaw, Partner/Chief Strategy Officer of Dispatch Communications. Once a suspect word: Data has the power to defend design and ideas, intuition is still a powerful trait of the creative…but can now be buoyed, shifted and improved by actual defendable insights. Who’s down for data? This is your talk. More about Dirk Shaw: Dirk has envisioned new ways to integrate digital channels to help some of the world’s biggest brands…

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Documentary Storytelling | Ethics & New Technologies

Documentary Storytelling | Ethics & New Technologies Technology is constantly evolving and being reinvented. As storytellers, this can be both frustrating and thrilling. But, what do these new technologies mean for the field of documentary storytelling and its “code of ethics”? Using the interactive documentary project, Caste Out, filmmaker Hanna Stawicki will talk to us about how we can use these new technologies to enhance the stories in new and impactful ways. In addition, we’ll discuss how these new technologies impact the ethics…

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Caffeinated Mornings with John Weiss & Mike Taylor

The Power of “No” Join us as we learn how saying no to some things has the power to make it possible to say yes to the right things. We’re excited for this engaging chat with John Weiss and Mike Taylor of Human Design as they will discuss how learning and using this tactic helped Human Design build a business. A bit about our guests: Matt Null co-founder/CTO and Mike Taylor, Director of Client Experience at Human Design, Boulder CO. Human Design is…

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Remix A New You w/ Alyson Calagna

Life remixer and all around amazing human being, Alyson Calagna, will be hosting, Remix A New You, a workshop to make 2017 your best year! So come one, come all and learn from a master on how to set clear goals and manage them effectively in ways that lead to success. Get clear. Get focused. Get it done. Calling all GOAL diggers! Are you ready to amplify your 2017 with a fresh new version of yourself? In this FREE workshop, we will Take inventory of…

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NewCo Boulder 2016 | madelife

We are excited to announce that once again we are going to be a host company for this year’s NewCo Boulder Festival! This year’s session is an immersive workshop with our Creative Director, Angelo Keely, which will begin at 10:00 AM here at madelife. During our 60-minute session we will welcome attendees into the madelife creative space. Our space features a 6000-square-foot retail store, gallery spaces, black-box theater and sound studio.  And are excited to be offering a workshop in which participants…

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Patch Sabbath | Modular Synth Meetup

madelife is excited to be hosting another Patch Sabbath, a modular synthesizer meet up in which participants show up with an unpatched modular, put together a patch over the course of a few hours, then demo their patches to share synthesis knowledge and patching techniques. Everyone gets a chance to check out modules and modular formats that they may not have used before, in addition to meeting other modular users to facilitate information sharing, musical collaborations, and performances. This is a…

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#NoDAPL Live Art and Music Event

madelife and 350 Colorado will be hosting a Live Art and Music Event to benefit the Sacred Stone Camp in their fight against the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline and the ongoing resistance efforts against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Winter is coming. And we want to do everything we can in order to provide provisions for the members of the camp to stay safe and comfortable while they fight the good fight. So come and join us at madelife on October…

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October Ableton Live User Event

  It’s time for another Boulder Ableton Live User Group Event! The User Groups host monthly meetings devoted to building a strong community around Live in the Boulder area. Each month will focus on a different Ableton related topic. This month is the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the Boulder Ableton Live User Group. To celebrate we are going to be hosting a number of fun events during the meeting, including producer speed dating, song sharing, and maybe even a pizza party. Come…

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Caffeinated Mornings w/ Becca Schepps and Leigh Masters

  They Needed Girls This Month   Whoa, females! Two months in a row! Did you even know that was possible? Kidding. What is it like to be a woman on the creative side of advertising? Is it any different? Can girls only really work on girl products? What’s the creative process like for a girl? Come join us for an inside look on the creative paths, processes, and how to get ahead being a female when all your coworkers…

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Caffeinated Mornings Talk – Kristin Kidd

  Did you miss out on our last Caffeinated Mornings talk? No man left behind! Here is the video capture of producer Kristin Kidd’s talk, “Here’s to F@&%ing Up”, a look at celebrating failure as a part of learning to succeed. Because if you aren’t failing, you probably aren’t trying hard enough. So enjoy this video as Kristin teaches us how to channel our inner Beyoncé as we fail, reflect, learn, move on, and start to “be more awesome”. Caffeinated Mornings…

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Caffeinated Mornings Talk – Biju Thomas

  Did you miss out on the last Caffeinated Mornings? No Problem! We got you. Have a watch as acclaimed Chef, Author and Entrepreneur, Biju Thomas gives the dish on meeting and exceeding the expectations of customers in the service-based industry of creative enterprises. If you like this talk, come and join us for the next one and wake up to a little enlightenment. Caffeinated Mornings is a monthly morning talk series founded by Jay Ferracane and Matt O’Donnell which…

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Caffeinated Mornings with Kristin Kidd

  Here’s to F@&%ing Up   For makers, do-ers and even the pointers, the world today is a competitive one, and you really have to try hard to make it. It takes work. It takes hustle. And yes, it takes screwing up once, twice or even more. Failure is inevitable, so instead of burying it, why not celebrate it? Because if you aren’t failing, you probably aren’t trying hard enough. Join us for an insider’s look at fear, failure and…

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