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Arts Calendar
This is a calendar of arts events other than concerts and art sales. For concerts, see the Concert Calendar For non-art events and for art sales, see the Events Calendar.
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Sunday, October 04
One Night Stand Theater presents "One Night Stand's Animal K Vintage Theatre
at 07:00 PM
This evening of performances and readings of plays and stories explores the world of animals and the humans who love, hate, and act like them: The Horns of a Dilemma by Jeff Neuman, Well Bred by Patrick Dorn, The Fish Whisperer by Pamela Jamruszka Mencher, Willie and Shep by D.J. Jones, Death and the Toyota by Leroy Leonard, The Crow and the Snake by Carl Norbeck, and Deena and the Dino Mights by David-Matthew Barnes. Recommended for mature audiences. 
International Film Series - Amy CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Knowing about Amy Winehouse's early demise only makes her effervescence and humanity on-screen all the more heartbreaking. Whether you were a fan of her soulful take on pop or not, seeing family and the dark side of fame destroy a star is devastating.

USA, 2015, English, Color, 128 min, digital projection 
Monday, October 05
International Film Series - Prophet's Prey CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
A gripping, authoritative account of the myriad abuses of Warren Jeffs, the currently incarcerated leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

USA, 2015, in English, Color, 90 min 
Tuesday, October 06
The State of Satire CU - Macky Auditorium
at 07:00 PM
The Distinguished Speakers Board presents, The State of Satire, a discussion featuring Scott Dikkers, Kevin Avery, Asaif Mandvi and Megan Amram. The evening topic will focus on the state of comedy and how satire shapes public discourse. 
International Film Series - The Wolfpack CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
In this concise "needs to be seen to be believed" documentary, six brothers are raised locked in a tiny Manhattan apartment with Hollywood movies as their only insight into life outside. Recreating those movies is a metaphorical escape before their actual escape. Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize.

USA, 2015, English, Color, 90 min, digital projection 
Wednesday, October 07
Music For Malala - A Benefit Concert With Latalus Sky and Von Di Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place
at 07:30 PM
You're invited to an evening of music and a raffle of local gifts. Massages, Free Yoga, Acupncture, Spa Days and more are offered. Latlaus Sky and Von Disco will be playing. 
Internat'l Film Series - The Stanford Prison Experiment CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
The 1971 Stanford Prison Experiments shocked scientists by revealing the thin line between power and abuse. The study's lead researcher participated in the film, which has chillingly relevant implications for both headlines and everyday life. Winner of the Sloan Feature Film Prize at Sundance.

USA, 2015, English, Color, 90 min, digital projection 
Graffiti Gives Back: Special Exhibit with Unicom Capital Unicom Capital 370 17th St.
at 04:00 AM
New works created by artists with disabilities and clients in workshops hosted by VSA Access Gallery. Featured artists Josiah Lopez, Nancy Rourke, and Ratha Sok. 
Thursday, October 08
International Film Series - Animal House CU Boulder, Visual Arts Complex (VAC) 1B20
at 07:30 PM
There is really only one movie that we should be showing tonight to preface our weekend screening of DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD: THE STORY OF NATIONAL LAMPOON, and that is National Lampoon's wildly successful low-budget breakout comedy, ANIMAL HOUSE, directed by John Landis and starring John Belushi.

USA, 1978, English, Color, 109 min, 35mm; Room 1B20 is the VAC Basement Auditorium 
Phamaly Theatre Company - Baby with the Bathwater Avenue Theater
at 07:30 PM
John and Helen aren't intentionally abusive of their child; they are just clueless about even the most basic parenting. Like giving your baby Nyquil isnt a good idea. Step back into the 70's and 80's in this absurdist comedy. Prev. Oct 8 ; Runs Oct 9 -25, Thurs-Sat & Oct 19 @ 7:30pm; Sun, @ 2pm - Audio desc. & Sign Int. Oct 18 @ 2pm. 10/15-Sensory Performance & 10/19-Industry Night. or 303-321-5925. Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave, Denver. 
Dona Rosita's Jalapeno Kitchen Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive
at 07:30 PM
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center will open the 2015-16 theatrical season Oct. 8 with the nationally acclaimed audience favorite, Dona Rositas Jalapeo Kitchen. The play will be performed Thurs., Fri. and Sat. Oct. 8 -24, 7:30 p.m. 
Friday, October 09
Robert Lang Demonstration and Lecture on Origami 1116 Pearl Street
at 02:30 PM
Robert Lang, master origami designer, will be at SMithKlein Gallery Oct 9th at 2:30 p.m. Dr. Lang is one of the pioneers of the cross-disciplinary marriage of origami with mathematics; he has been one of the few Western columnists for Origami Tanteidan Magazine, the journal of the Japan Origami Academic Society, and has presented refereed and invited technical papers on origami-math at mathematical and computer science professional meetings. 
Transparent Overtones - Jennifer Bobola exhibition Abend Gallery
at 06:00 PM
When looking at the work of Jennifer Bobola, it is important to start with an understanding that her perspective is as complex as the paintings she creates. Music plays an important role for Bobola, and when coupled with painterly elements it shapes the overall tone, creating intricate, layered works. October 9 31, Reception: October 9, 6-9pm. 2260 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO - 303-355-0950 | 800-288-3726. Hours: Tue-Sat, 10-6pm. 
Saturday, October 10
Boulder Opera Season Opening Concert Pine Street Church - 1237 Pine St.
at 07:00 PM
The Boulder Opera is excited to bring you a concert of classic Opera scenes and arias to kick off our fourth season. You're invited to an evening of pieces by Mozart, Rossini, Puccini and many others, featuring the Boulder Opera ensemble orchestra led by Mathieu DOrdine. Performers will include Marie Claire Currant, Dianela Acosta, Malcolm Ulbrick, Eapen Leupner, Nathan Snyder.
This concert will serve as our annual fundraiser, to support the seasons productions and educational programs 
The Scottish Rite Classical Music Concert Series Scottish Rite Masonic Center
at 06:00 PM
The Arapaho Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Devin Patrick Hughes and the Cherry Creek Choral will perform Edvard Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Lauridson's Sure on This Shining Night, and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony 
To Kill a Mockingbird John Hand Theater
at 07:30 PM
Spotlight Theatre Company presents To Kill a Mockingbird - A story of innocence, tolerance, family and the courage to live what you believe. Oct. 10 - Nov. 7, Fri/Sat at 7:30 p.m. /Sun at 2:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 31 at 2 p.m. (no evening performance on Oct. 31. Newphone number 720-530-4596 or online at - The John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver, CO 80230. Parking is provided. 
His Picture in the Papers (1916) Silent Film with Live Accompani Louisville Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
In Douglas Fairbanks' third movie, he plays the son of Proteus Prindle, the purveyor of a line of packaged vegetarian health foods. With titles by the acerbic Anita Loos, who made an art of witty word play back in the silent era, and a broad satire of health food trends and the American obsession with publicity, this 99-year-old film is still very entertaining (and surprisingly topical) today. Live piano accompaniment by Rodney Sauer. Tix sold at door. 
Wednesday, October 14
Artist Preview for Jerry De La Cruz: A Road Well Traveled Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204-4344
at 06:00 PM
Exclusive Artist Preview for Jerry De La Cruz: A Road Well Traveled
Tickets can be purchased at the door. 
Thursday, October 15
Opening Reception for the Jerry de la Cruz Exhibit Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204-4344
at 06:00 PM
Join us for the opening of our fall exhibit of Jerry de la Cruz.
Price: Free for everyone. 
Friday, October 16
Ballet Fantastique Dairy Center for the Arts
at 08:00 PM
Delusions of Grandeur Productions presents "Ballet Fantastique" with new ballets by Kristen Demaree and Elvira Stewart. "Strange Bird and the Cloud Spirits" is a modern twist on the second act of Giselle featuring music by Dreamers' Circus of Denmark. "The Moon and the Fireflies" is a new work with music by Satie and Debussy. Both pieces seek to resurrect the Romantic ballet for the modern sensibility. Twenty dancers come together to create a truly unique and inspirational evening. 
Spanish Happy Hour: Culinary Dishes of the Southwest Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204-4344
at 05:00 PM
Join us for our Spanish Happy Hour featuring Nutrition professor Bruce Rengers from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Come experience dishes of the Southwest and practice your Spanish.
Price: Free for members and slight fee for the general public. 
Saturday, October 17
Fifty Shades of Stories on Stage Two locations - see description
at 07:30 PM
The Spray by Jonathan Lethem-Old lovers never die, and they dont fade away. Jubilation, Florida by N.M. Kelby-Committing adultery can be a lot harder than it looks. The Curious Sofa by Edward Gorey-The sexual acts described in this story are all in your mind Oct 17, 7:30pm @ Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Dr, Boulder 80302. or 303-440-7666. Oct 18, 1:30pm & 6:30pm @ Su Teatro, 721 Santa Fe Dr, Denver 80204. or 303-494-0523. 
The Rider and The Wolf :: Exclusive Second Screening Turn Around Bikes, 134 11th Ave., Greeley, CO, 80631
at 06:00 PM
The Rider and The Wolf is about the life and mysterious disappearance of Mountain Bike Hall of Fame cyclist, Mike Rust.
Join Turn Around Bikes to watch this documentary, doors open at 6, movie starts at 7. Pizza, snacks, non-alcoholic drinks included in price. 
The Golden Eagle Concert Band presents a Spooky Concert Lakewood Cultural Center
at 02:00 PM
Your family is invited to see the Golden Eagle Concert Band perform pieces featuring our favorite villains and all around bad guys designed to leave you shivering in your seats. Tickets on line at or call 303-987-7845
Sunday, October 18
Fifty Shades of Stories on Stage Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
at 01:30 PM
Stories on Stage presents great actors performing fun, sexy stories sure to lead you astray.

Josh Robinson performs "The Spray" by Jonathan Lethem
Diana Dresser performs "Jubilation, Florida" by N.M. Kelby
Chip Persons performs "The Curious Sofa" by Edward Gorey

Also playing on Oct. 18 at Su Teatro at 6:30pm, and on Oct. 17 at Chautauqua in Boulder at 7:30pm. 
Tuesday, October 20
Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery Call for entries Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery
at 06:30 PM
The Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery, an artist owned
cooperative, looks for new work for display in our store on an ongoing basis. Consignment
applications can be picked up at our gallery, filled out online at this link to our website:,
or dial 303-443-3683 to have one mailed to you. We review potential new work on the third Tuesday
of February, May, August, September (jewelry only in September) and October. 
Thursday, October 22
Windsor Gardens Art Show and Sale Windsor Gardens
at 04:00 PM
The Windsors Gardens Art Club presents it's annual member Art Show and Sale featuring dozens of artists of all media. Reasonable prices. Open to all. Our opening reception with entertainment and refreshments starts at 6pm. The show continues Friday from 10AM-7PM and Saturday from 10AM-2PM 
Friday, October 23
Art Exhibit - Journey of a Thousand Years CACE Gallery of Fine Art
at 09:00 AM
Belgin Yucelen's solo exhibition "Journey of a Thousand Years" at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art in Colorado will include 11 bronze sculptures and an installation piece. The exhibition will run from October 23 through November 19 at the Fort Morgan venue. 
Zombies 'R' Us Buntport Theater
at 08:00 PM
Stories on Stage reprises last year's hit exercise in brain-eating, with all new stories! Just in time for Halloween, we'll experience Zombie Literature as we perform horrifying and hilarious tales of the living dead.

Featuring actors John Jurcheck, Anthony Powell, Jessica Robblee and Erin Rollman. 
Conversacion Contacto, Catalog Signing Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204-4344
at 06:00 PM
Join us for Jerry de la Cruz's presentation of his work. 
Friday, October 30
Museo Sance Museo de las Americas, 861 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204-4344
at 05:30 PM
Explore the ins and outs of Museo as we host a professional medium to help us uncover the ghost whose haunted this institution for 25 years!
Price: TBD. 
Friday, November 20
faith by james mclindon, a world premiere Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
The play examines religious fanaticism via 13-year-old Simon, the son of an apostate mother and absent father, desperately seeking an ecstatic vision in the parking lot of his local Walmart. When a Harbinger finally appears to him, his faith transforms, leading him down an unexpected path. Funny and charming, provocative and absorbing, the award-winning James McLindon spurs us to question (and, perhaps, affirm) our own faith. Full of magic, theatrics and- yes- jokes. 
Saturday, November 21
Viva La Vie Boheme First Presbyterian Church Boulder
at 07:00 PM
Under the baton of Conductor, Devin Patrick Hughes, the Boulder Symphony, in collaboration with Boulder Music Institute, presents La Boheme on November 21, 2015. Puccini's poignant story of young lovers is told in such tender beauty that it captures the heart like no other opera. Sarah Cambidge, the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Regional winner plays the role of Mimi. The production also features several other well-known local artists. 
Saturday, November 28
Colorado Ballet's The Nutcracker Ellie Caulkins Opera House
at 01:00 PM
Children and adults will enjoy Colorado Ballets 55th annual production of The Nutcracker, Nov. 28-Dec. 27, featuring fantastic characters, brilliant dancing, exquisite sets, dazzling costumes, timeless choreography and Tchaikovskys extraordinary arrangement performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. This enchanting production brings the timeless story to life and transports audiences to lands of wintertime magic and delicious sweets. 
Friday, February 19
Colorado Ballet's Alice (in Wonderland) Ellie Caulkins Opera House
at 07:30 PM
Fall down the rabbit hole and join Colorado Ballet for the Colorado premiere of Alice (in Wonderland), Feb. 19-28. Experience a whimsical (wonder)land with beloved, eccentric characters including the frantic White Rabbit, mysterious Cheshire Cat, peculiar Mad Hatter, terrifying Jabberwock and other exotic creatures as young Alice escapes the clutches of the wicked Queen of Hearts. Featuring choreography by Septime Webre & music by Matthew Pierce, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra. 
Friday, March 25
Colorado Ballet's Ballet Director's Choice Newman Ctr for Performing Arts
at 07:30 PM
Season closer Ballet Directors Choice will highlight the talents of Colorado Ballets dancers in a collection of contemporary premieres, March 25-27. The repertory will include the premiere of a tango-inspired ballet by choreographer and Colorado Ballet's Ballet Mistress Lorita Travaglia, another work by renowned contemporary choreographer Dominic Walsh, and a third ballet. 
Friday, January 06
Teen Game Night Boulder Public Library
at 04:00 PM
Teen Game Night has something for every gamer! Teen Game Night has something for every gamer -- from old-school board games one week to computer games and Wii activities the next week. All teens are welcome to bring games to share or enjoy the games already on-hand, every Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the BPL Teen Space at the Main Library, 1000 Canyon Blvd. Information: 303-441-3099 or 
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