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History museum event is tied to series on women’s influence

Column by Sonya Ellingboe
Posted 10/22/19

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of National Public Radio will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, a feature of “Bold Women. Change History.” at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. She is part …

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Sonya's Sampler

History museum event is tied to series on women’s influence

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Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of National Public Radio will speak at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, a feature of “Bold Women. Change History.” at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver. She is part of a series that will include Delores Huerta, Carol Anderson and Susan Helms. Celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment — women’s vote — through this series. Admission. 303-HISTORY (303-447-8679), historycolorado.org.

History Camp

Nov. 2 is the date for History Camp Colorado, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Arapahoe Community College’s Littleton Campus, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, with a day-long series of lectures ranging from “The Real Yellow Brick Road — Denver’s Brick Sewers” by Gail Keeley, president of Historic Littleton Inc., to “Pioneers in the Denver Basin” by Englewood’s Doug Cohn, to “The Amazing Ivy Baldwin” by local historian Jack Ballard, to a walking tour of Littleton’s Main Street … plus many more. Register at HistoryCamp.org. $45. (Lunch included.)

Denver Arts Week

Nov. 2 is also the opening day for Denver Arts Week, which includes the extensive celebration “Free Night at the Museums,” as well as events in the 40 West Arts District, Clyfford Still Museum, Art District on Santa Fe, Black American West Museum, Kirkland Museum, Museo de las Americas, Museum of Outdoor Arts (Natura Obscura), Denver Museum of Nature & Science and more. Some will require admission charges aside from this night, but there are many events planned in music, theater, etc. See DenverArtsWeek.com.

Audubon celebration

Denver Audubon’s fall celebration brings Geoff LeBaron, national director of the annual Christmas Bird Count , from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. $15 member/$20 non-member Teens free. Denver Audubon also seeks entries for the annual “Share the View” Photography Competition, celebrated with a Photographer’s Gala at CU South Denver in February 2020. See denveraudubon.contestvenue.com.

Arapahoe Philharmonic

“Off the Rails” is the title for Arapahoe Philharmonic’s concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Denver First Church of the Nazarene, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Cherry Hills Village. Premieres of Zhou Tan’s “Transcend” and “Rhapsody in Orange” by Brian LaGuardia. See: Arapahoe-phil.org/season-brochure/, 303-781-1892.

Youth theater

Audience of One Youth Theatre presents “Addams Family Young@Part” on Oct 25 (6:30 p.m.), Oct. 26, (noon and 6:30 p.m.) at West Bowles Community Church, 12325 W. Bowles Ave., Littleton. 303-972-4904, ao1theater.org.

Reminder of CORE

CORE New Art Space, at its new location, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, will hold an Oct. 25 opening (6-10 p.m.) for “Floral Reverie,” paintings by Tatiana Dowell of Centennial, through Nov. 10. Dowell is inspired by her beautiful garden. Also featured: “Night Circus,” with art by assemblage artist Michelle Lamb of Littleton and painter Claudia Roulier. Halloween party, Oct. 26. Gallery hours: Fridays: 5-10 p.m.; Saturdays: noon to 5 p.m.; Sundays: noon to 5 p.m. 303-297-8428.

SSPR Halloween

Halloween Party at Lone Tree Grill is planned for 5-9 p.m. Oct. 31, with football on the screen and music by Josh Blackburn. Lone Tree Golf Club and Hotel, 9808 Sunningdale Blvd., Lone Tree. ssprd.org.

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