City of Greeley News

Slam Dunk of a Show


The Union Colony Civic Center, 701 10th Ave., reaches new heights as the 7’2” former NBA All-Star, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is set to speak at the Monfort Concert Hall on Saturday, September 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time scoring leader, as well as a New York Times bestselling author. His newest book, “Becoming Kareem,” tells the story of a young Lew Alcindor growing up in Harlem and the path he took to become a basketball legend and Civil Rights activist. In his show, “Finding Your Inner All Star,” Abdul-Jabbar will talk about his life in riveting and humorous detail. From street ball player to athlete, author, producer, community activist and cancer survivor, Abdul-Jabbar’s life story will provide an inspirational approach to life and provide key leadership skills.

For more information and tickets, contact the UCCC ticket office at 970-356-5000, or go online to

The UCCC is proudly owned and operated by the City of Greeley. The 2018 Fall Semester Arts Partners are Banner Health and UCHealth; the Rising Stars Partner is Flood and Peterson; the Media Trade Partners are Loveland Reporter-Herald, The Tribune, Pirate Radio, KFKA, KUNC, The Sound, Townsquare Media, and iHeart Media; the DoubleTree by Hilton Greeley at Lincoln Park provides season accommodations and is the valet parking partner.

Release Date:
Aug 28, 2018
For more information contact:

Christina Wiles, Marketing Coordinator
Culture, Parks and Recreation Department - UCCC

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