The Roxborough Arts Council will open Roxborough Art Gallery at the Marketplace on June 2 at the corner of North Rampart Range Road and West Waterton …
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The Roxborough Arts Council will open Roxborough Art Gallery at
the Marketplace on June 2 at the corner of North Rampart Range Road
and West Waterton Road, in the Marketplace Shopping center,
building 106, just south of the library.
Stacy Robinson’s non-traditional dolls, such as “Felix,” will be
included in the original art for sale. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 7
p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, plus second Friday of the month
receptions from 5 to 8 p.m, starting June 11. The council meets at
7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the Firehouse
Gallery at the West Metro Firehouse, Station 15, 6220 N. Roxborough
Members talk about and participate in topics related to the
visual arts. Demonstrations and discussions of community
involvement in the arts are included in meetings. New members are
welcome. Contact: Mrs. P. Jenkins, Fauxtofinish@comcast.net,
“Arias and Ensembles,” a repertoire of opera favorites will be
presented by Opera Colorado Young Artists at 5:30 p.m. May 27 at
Curtis Arts and Humanities Center, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood
Village. Admission is free, 303-797-1779.
“Maravillas de los tejedores/Wonders of the Weavers: Rio Grande
Weavings from the Collection of the Albuquerque Museum” is a
handsome exhibit at the Littleton Museum, 6028 S. Gallup St.,
Littleton through June 27. Deborah C. Slaney, Curator of History at
the Albuquerque Museum and exhibition curator, will speak at the
Museum at 7 p.m. June 3 about the history of these weavings and
about weavers in the Rio Grande Valley, where they have a long and
significant history. Tickets cost $4 for members of the Friends of
the Littleton Library/Museum and $5 for non-members.
“A Tribute to Armed Forces” is the title for the Colorado Wind
Ensemble’s Memorial Weekend concert at 7:30 p.m. May 29 at
Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton.
Guest soloist Michael Dunn will perform “Concerto for Bass Tuba” by
Robert Jager. Also on the program: Morton Gould’s Symphony no. 4,
“West Point;” Robert Kurka’s “The Good Soldier Schweik” and more.
Tickets: $12/$10/$6. www.windensemble.org.
“Celebrate Design at Untitled # 28 (Typo)” will happen from 6 to
10 p.m. May 28 at the Denver Art Museum, the May edition of the
final Friday Untitled series, which features art making, detours in
the museum’s collection, music, a Buntport performance, yoga in the
galleries, a Scrabble tourney, cash bar, munchies, etc. Featured: a
screening of the movie “Typeface,“ with a demonstration of foot
press printing by master printer Rick Griffith and a soapbox chat
with DAM curator Darrin Alfred. Free with general admission (2 for
1 with student ID). untitled.denverartmuseum.org.
The Parker writers Group will meet at 2 p.m. June 13 at the
Parker Library, 10851 Crossroads Drive, Parker, for a presentation
by Denver literary agent Sandra Bond on “Insider Tips: Getting
Published.” Learn how she chooses material, what makes a manuscript
“pop,” presenting it to a publisher. Free. No pre-registration
Metropolitan State’s Center for Visual Art will reopen in its
new home at 965 Santa Fe Drive on June 3 with a show called “Mix:
CVA + the Arts District” featuring works by artists from the Santa
Fe Arts District’s studios and galleries. The CVA purchased the
building, which anchors the north end of the arts district, in the
fall of 2009 and has renovated it as Metro celebrates its 45th
anniversary. This will be an exciting addition to the vibrant Arts
District — all the more reason to visit! Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For
information, see www.MetroStateCVA.org.
Author Susan Rebecca White will appear at the Highlands Ranch
Tattered Cover at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 3 to read from and sign her new
novel, “A Soft Place to Land,” a story of complicated love and
connections between two sisters. Her title relates to her own fear
of flying and awareness of both 9/11 and the miraculous death-free
Hudson River landing. 303-470-7050.
The colorful Annual Downtown Denver Arts Festival will take over
the Denver Pavilions and adjacent Glenarm Street over Memorial Day
weekend, featuring about 125 artists. Several are from the south
suburban area, including jeweler Karen Dworak, ceramic artist Peggy
Crago and photographer Andy Marquez. Admission is free. Hours: 4 to
8 p.m. Friday, May 28; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 29; 11 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 30; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 31.
The Colorado Water Garden Society’s Annual Plant Sale will be
held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 on the roof top of the Denver Botanic
Gardens parking structure and 1007 York St., Denver. Included:
tropical water lilies, tropical and hardy marginals, bog plants,
floating plants and pond critters, plus expert advice, potting
materials, pots, fertilizer. No admission. www.coloradlwatergardensociety.org.
Good news for the arts community: On May 18, Gov. Ritter signed
four bills that strengthen Colorado’s Creative Industries. The
Creative Industries Division within the Colorado Office of Economic
Development merges the office of Film, Television and Media; the
Colorado Council on the Arts and the Art in Public Places program,
authorizing the State Council on the Arts to establish policies for
the new entity. A bill stating the criteria to qualify for a
Performance-Based Incentive for Film Production Activities will
attract more film makers to Colorado. Capital construction
percentage for art mechanism is strengthened. The Arts Education
Workforce Development encourages all public schools to provide
education in visual and performing arts and directs the State Board
of Education to recognize the importance of arts in future
The Pink Attic Cat at 2555 W. Alamo Ave. in downtown Littleton
collaborated with Sk3tchbook, Susan Montague and Willow in an
art-oriented evening on May 21 and owner Amy Doherty says the three
artists whose work was displayed at her shop: Tyler Doherty, Lisa
Logsdon and Duane Wiens will leave their works at her shop for
another week. She also forecasts another special evening in July.
Arvada Center announces auditions for “Sunset Boulevard” by
Andrew Lloyd Webber from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 and June 8 at the
Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. By appointment only, 720-898-7200.
Equity show, although non-Equity actors may audition. For details,
Production dates: Sept. 14 through Oct. 10.
Tea and Treasures at Tablescapes 2010, June 10 to 12, is the
annual Victorian Tea, Gift Boutique and amateur table-setting
competition at the Denver Assistance League’s Historic Bosworth
House, 1400 Josephine St. Denver. Many south area women volunteer
with this outstanding organization and participate in this event,
which raises funds for its programs. Theme decorated rooms are
included in a house tour. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and
advance reservations are encouraged. Tickets cost $16 before June 1
and $22 at the door. Send checks to Marti Wagner, 34 Brookhaven
Place, Littleton, CO 80123, 303-759-3137.
Tickets will be held at the door. “The Play’s the Thing” New
Play Festival, the second one hosted by Modern Muse Theatre
Company, will be June 10-12 at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St.,
Denver. New works by three local playwrights will be read by top
area actors: At 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, Coleen Hubbard’s “The
Charisma Contest” will play, directed by Jim Hunt, followed by a
panel discussion. “Lost Creatures” by Melissa Lucero McCarl will
play at 7 p.m. Friday, directed by Patrick Elkins-Zeglarski,
followed by “E-pisodes,” five 10 minute plays based on social
media. “Breslin Rayhope” by Judy GeBauer will be given a staged
reading at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 12, directed by Stephen Lavezza,
followed by a Rap/Wrap party with the actors and playwrights. From
9:30 a.m. to Noon. GeBauer will conduct a play writing workshop,
$30, limited to eight. 303-780-7836. The staged readings are free,
although donations will be welcome. Reservations recommended,
author Joyce Lohse received a Colorado Author’s League award on May
11 for her Juvenile Non Fiction book, “General William Palmer,
Railroad Pioneer,” about the man who built the Denver and Rio
Grande Railroad and founded Colorado Springs. Lohse is author of
several other biographies for young readers.The Columbine
Genealogical and Historical Society presents its 2010 Symposium
from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. June 5 at Buck Recreation Center, 2004 W.
Powers Ave., Littleton. Professional genealogist Laura G. Prescott
will discuss locating digitized images online, publishing your
genealogy online, academic archives, using manuscripts to create a
family history. Registration fee: $40, mail checks payable to CGHS
to C. J. Backus, PO. Box 3804, Centennial, CO 80161. For
information, contact Backus, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-355-0731.The
Palmer Lake Historical Society, with the Tri- Lakes Center for the
Arts and Project Lighthouse presents a one-day Native American
Festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 5 in Palmer Lake. Prior to the
festival, the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, El Paso County Parks
and the Colorado Department of Wildlife sponsors a kid’s fishing
contest from 8 a.m. to noon ($2 in advance, $3 day of event.
Admission is $15. Food and beverages will be available for sale.
forms are available at Curtis Arts and Humanities Center for its
27th Annual All Colorado Art Show, which is scheduled July 9 to
Aug. 6. Deadline for entries is June 18. Quang Ho will jury the
show, which has a $25 entry fee for two submissions. Center
director Jo Cole says $2000 in prize money - will be available. The
center is in a circa 1914 schoolhouse at 2349 E. Orchard Rd.,
Greenwood Village. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
Fridays; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. 303-797-1779.
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