The String Cheese Incident has added a new Colorado run to their schedule, rounding out a 7-show stint in their home state set to take place this July. The band will now hit the newly re-done Dillon Amphitheater on the shores of Lake Dillon on Tuesday, July 17th and Wednesday, July 18th. This new run fits snugly in between the band’s two-night stint at the RIDE Festival in Telluride on Saturday, July 14th and Sunday, July 15th and their three-night return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre the following weekend, from July 20th – July 22nd.As the band says in their announcement post:Summer in Colorado just got a whole lot sweeter! We are pleased to announce two Incidents at the newly renovated Dillon Amphitheater this July! This completes a can’t-miss week of shows in SCI’s home state, starting at The RIDE Festival in Telluride on July 14+15, followed by a stop at Lake Dillon on July 17+18, and ending over July 20-22 with three nights at Red Rocks!Aside from The String Cheese Incident’s 7 nights in Colorado over the course of a week and change, the only summer engagements on the band’s calendar are the two weekends of their Electric Forest Festival in late June and early July, a two-night stint at High Sierra Music Festival on July 5th and 6th, and a pair of shows in Eugene, OR on July 7th and 8th.A limited amount of SCI pre-sale tickets for the Dillon, CO run will go on sale through website the String Cheese Incident’s website this Friday, March 9 at 11 a.m. MT. After the SCI pre-sale, a public on-sale will take place on Friday, March 16 at 11 a.m. MT.For more information about all of The String Cheese Incident’s summer tour dates, or to purchase your tickets to any of the other upcoming shows, head to the band’s website.
Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced this week that it will name a distinguished visiting professorship in architecture in honor of John Portman, founder and chairman of John Portman & Associates, a leading design firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. The John Portman Visiting Chair in Architecture will create a special opportunity for the GSD to bring internationally recognized designers to campus in a sustained role. This position provides an important chance for esteemed practitioners to engage in the life of Harvard for an extended period of time, ranging from one to three years. The Portman Chair creates a worthwhile complement to traditional faculty structures, offering a flexible appointment for a leading practitioner and programmatic support to ensure the chair holder’s maximum impact while in residence. In addition to providing for the role itself, the Portman Chair will include research assistance, the curation and organization of exhibitions, and production of related publications.Portman is an American architect who has designed iconic buildings and cityscapes that have redefined and revitalized the urban environment. Portman’s career has spanned nearly 50 years and produced projects in more than 60 cities throughout the world. He has expanded his role into that of entrepreneur and real estate developer, creating projects such as Peachtree Center in Atlanta, Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, and Shanghai Center in Shanghai. Many members of his immediate family have attended various schools at Harvard, including his son Jack Portman, GSD M.Arch. ’73, the CEO of John Portman & Associates. Read Full Story