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Calendars on line Concert Calendar KGNU Presents Arts Calendar Events Calendar
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.
Events listed on this calendar are often used for the Community Calendar’s on air announcements every weekday at about 8 am between Democracy Now and The Morning Magazine. Please listen to see if your event is announced.
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Tuesday, May 05
Boulder
Helen Thorpe: Soldier Girls Chautauqua Community House
at 07:30 PM
Soldier Girls named the number one non-fiction book of 2014 by TIME Magazine is the compelling story of three women who signed up for the Army National Guard before 9/11, envisioning a part-time commitment, only to wind up serving year-long deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq. Helen will describe the narrative arc of the book, read from selected passages and discuss the three women and their struggles in a personal way. 
Thursday, May 07
Lakewood
Orchestral Lunacy at Lakewood Cultural Center Lakewood Cultural Center
at 04:30 PM
Lakewood Cultural Center and Lakewood Symphony present Orchestral Lunacy: Tom Kubnek Meets the Symphony. Move over Victor Borge and P.D.Q. Bach! Sophisticated, joyous, wildly inventive and beautiful in its theatrical simplicity, the show captivates symphonic newcomers and seasoned aficionados alike. May 7 and 8 at 7:30pm at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy. Tickets at 303-987-7845 or www.Lakewood.org/LCCPresents. 
Saturday, May 09
Boulder
Wanda & The Wave Chautauqua Community House
at 02:30 PM
Wanda & The Wave is a delightfully interactive and multilingual presentation featuring various forms of puppetry, as well as live music and sound effects. The story's main character Wanda lives a damp life under a wave. Drips and drops drip down Wandas collar on her pillow, as the wave hovers over her home for all her days. When a wanderer appears and Wandas dog Bones goes missing, the promise of the wave is released.Wanda & The Wave is based on the book The Old Woman & The Wave by Shelley Jacks 
Monday, May 11
Denver
David Sedaris Paramount Theatre
at midnight
7:30 PM
Wheelchair accessible seating available
 
Wednesday, May 13
Denver
Indigenous Film Festival: We Are a Horse Nation Denver Museum of Nature and Science
at 06:00 PM
From directors Keith Braveheart and Jim Cortez, documents the relationships existing and being built among the Oceti Sakowin (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) peoples and the Sunka Wakan Oyate (Horse Nation). Stories, history, traditional songs and culture tell the story of how people across the Oceti Sakowin lands are bringing the Horse back into the center of their life. With a focus on the healing powers of the Sunka Wakan Oyate, the film honors and pays respect to the Horse Nation. 
Thursday, May 14
Denver
Critical Focus: Monique Crine MCA Denver
at noon
May 14 June 28, 2015
This exhibition highlights recent work by Denver-based artist, Monique Crine. Working from her own photographs, Crine creates arresting paintings that explore different American archetypes. For this series, she focuses on the professional football player, creating both heroic and tragic representations of these (literally) larger-than-life figures. Her paintings are strikingly indebted to filmespecially the classic, Hollywood spectacles of the mid-20th century. 
Thief Among Thieves MCA Denver
at noon
Thief Among Thieves is a group exhibition featuring the work of more than twenty artists working in a broad range of styles and media. Rather than surveying a single theme, the exhibition instead draws connections between the world of art and the world we live in. The title is drawn from the idea that artists continually borrow from the world around them stealing from both art history and from any placepast or present, real or imagined.
 
Kim Dorland: Everyday Monsters MCA Denver
at noon
May 14 June 28, 2015

Kim Dorland is a painter whose work explores themes that resonate far beyond his own personal experience. Taking on such unusual subjects as zombies, Sasquatch, and Jason of Friday the 13th, as well as providing new perspectives on more conventional subjects such as sunsets, landscapes, and domestic scenes, his dark (and at times darkly comic) paintings have a dense physical presence that transcend their subject matter. 
Blood Bath The Bakery Arts Warehouse 2132 Market Street
at 08:00 PM
You can join us in conjuring the Blood Countess once more in Blood Bath, a one-woman play following the life and punishment of the Countess Erzebet Bathory, alleged as one of the most prolific and bloodthirsty female serial killers in history. The origin of the vampire myth, she purportedly tortured and killed over 650 virgins before bathing in their blood as a beauty ritual. The location of her corpse is unknown to this day, some say she walks among us. 
Saturday, May 16
Broomfield
Concert - Pzazz Childrens Choir and Dynamix Singers Broomfield Auditorium
at 02:00 PM
Pzazz Childrens Choir and Dynamix Teen Singers present Shake, Rattle and Rock. The program includes an exciting medley from the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, an ever popular 50s medley, and many more! The two choirs will also be joined by the smooth and exciting jazz band, After Midnight. Broomfield Auditorium, 3 Community Park Road on May 16 @ 2pm - 303-466-8275. 
Denver
Spotlight Theatre presents Rope John Hand Theater
at 07:30 PM
Obsessed with committing the perfect crime, two arrogant men decide to murder a fellow classmate. The murder has no apparent reason other than to show they can get away with it, but can they? Rope" is based loosely on the 1924 Leopold and Loeb murder case. May 16 - June 13, Fri/Sat & June 1 at 7:30pm. /Sun at 2pm; Sat, June 13 at 2pm. 720-880-8727 or www.thisisspotlight.com - John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place, Denver. 
Monday, May 18
Denver
"One Thousand Buddhas" - Bhutanese Art Exhibition and Fundraisin Space Gallery
at 06:00 PM
CHOKI will hold a very unique exhibition, One Thousand Buddhas, which will feature the most sacred traditional paintings from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Dedicated to protecting the sacred arts, history and spiritual insight, CHOKI is sharing this beauty to the people of Denver.
This is a fundraising and live auction event that starts at 6 p.m. All ticket sales benefit orphaned aspiring monks of Nalanda Monastery.
For more information about Choki, please visit www.choki.org 
Mile High Magicians - Close-Up Show! Lumber Baron Mystery Mansion
at 07:00 PM
Mile High Magicians Society presents their 5th Annual Close-Up Show at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18. Two solid hours of exciting magic and amazing feats blending magic, merriment and mystery in a delightfully entertaining evening the entire family will enjoy. Lumber Baron Mystery Mansion, 2555 W. 37th Ave, Denver, CO 80211. http://tickets.milehighmagicians.com/ - Appropriate for all ages. 
Tuesday, May 19
Boulder
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 and operated
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 on our website, or call 303-443-3683 to have one mailed to you. We review potential new work for our consignment program on the third Tuesday of February, May, August, September (jewelry applications only in Sept.) 
Saturday, May 23
Boulder
Ron Argenta and fellow artists Walnut St Cntr at 19th St
at noon
Unexposed hidden treasures of heretofore unknown artists featuring over 70 acrylic paintings by Ron Argenta plus ceramic sculpture and photography representing over 50 years of Art will be on display thru the Memorial Day Memorial Day weekend Gallery owners encouraged to investigate these unrepresented artists. 3 days only 12-6pm May 23, 24, 25th......(by appointment on May 26th) 
Thursday, May 28
Denver
Art exhibit - Under the Same Sun: Colorado & Russia Gallery 1261
at 05:00 PM
Gallery 1261 is pleased to announce a two man show featuring Ulrich Gleiter and David Grossmann, two fresh, strong voices in naturalism and landscape working half a world apartGrossmann in southern Colorado, Gleiter in Russia. May 28 - June 20 - Opening Reception: Friday, May 28, 5-8 pm. 1261 Delaware St., Denver, CO 80204. 303-571-1261. Hours: Tue-Sat, 11 - 6pm - http://www.gallery1261.com/ 
Cafe des Arts - The Musee d'Orsay Alliance Francaise de Denver
at 06:00 PM
You can join historic French nonprofit, the Alliance(ah-lee-ahnce) Francaise (fran-sez) de Denver for, "The Musee d'Orsay: A Century of Ideas and Thought." Local French artist, Frederick Pichon, will present a lecture in English followed by a discussion and Q & A. Tickets and details at 303-831-0304 or at afdenver.org. 
Saturday, June 06
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Sunday, June 07
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Friday, June 12
Denver
Abend Gallery - Contemporary Figuration Abend Gallery
at 10:00 AM
Abend Gallery hosts Contemporary Figuration, featuring 40 diverse artists observing the figure in their own voices and chosen mediums, from oil and pastel to clay and mixed media. Each artist chosen for this exhibition has taken the classic form and molded it to fit his or her own glimpse of the world. June 12 - July 3 Reception June 12, 6-9 p.m. 2260 E. Colfax Ave., Denver. 303-355-0950 | 800-288-3726. Hours: Tue-Sat, 10 - 6pm. Sun: 11am 4pm - http://www.abendgallery.com 
Saturday, June 13
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Golden
Ansel Adams: Masterworks (From the Collection of the Turtle Bay Foothills Art Center
at 04:00 AM
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. Sundays 12pm-5pm. From June 13 through August 30th the Foothills Art Center will present Ansel Adams: Masterworks, a traveling exhibition of photographs by legendary photographer Ansel Adams (1902-1984). The exhibition consists of forty-eight works from the Museum Set, a portfolio hand-selected by Adams to represent his best work. This exhibition was organized by The Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA. Exhibition tour management by Landau Traveling Exhibitions, 
Sunday, June 14
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Saturday, June 20
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Longmont
8th Annual PROSPECT ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR Prospect New Town, Longmont
at noon
The 8th Annual PROSPECT ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 20 & 21, 2015, from Noon-6 pm both days. 15 participating Artists/Designers invite the public to view their latest work inside their studio/store front. Architecturally unique Prospect is a vibrant setting for this popular studio tour, where visitors come to see the diverse types of art and studios, plus enjoy the community restaurants & shops. Park once, walk to studios. Tour maps in June in shops & on website. 
Sunday, June 21
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Thursday, June 25
Denver
Cafe des Arts - Revolution! Alliance Francaise de Denver
at 06:00 PM
You can join historic French nonprofit, the Alliance(ah-lee-ahnce) Francaise (fran-sez) de Denver for, "Revolution: Art Changes Around the French Revolution." Local French artist, Frederick Pichon, will present a lecture in English followed by a discussion and Q & A. Tickets and details at 303-831-0304 or at afdenver.org. 
Saturday, June 27
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 02:00 PM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Sunday, June 28
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 02:00 PM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Saturday, July 11
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Sunday, July 12
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Saturday, July 18
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs Powwow Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center
at 10:00 AM
7th ANNUAL COLORADO SPRINGS NATIVE AMERICAN INTERTRIBAL FESTIVAL & TRADITIONAL POWWOW

The Palmer Lake Historical Society (PLHS) and One Nation Walking Together (ONWT) are sponsoring a one-day Native American Indian Festival and Traditional Powwow on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center (formerly the Freedom Financial Services EXPO Center), 3650 N. Nevada, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80907. This event is a celebration of Native history and culture 
Sunday, July 19
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Saturday, July 25
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Sunday, July 26
Boulder
Little Red and Her Feisty Friends Chautauqua Picnic Shelter
at 11:00 AM
Join Little Red Riding Hood and her empowered pals as they make waves across Fairytale Land. Written by local actress, playwright and teaching artist Patti Murtha, this brand new adaptation of classic characters from all over the world will have you laughing and learning with these feisty friends all the way down the trail. Audience and actors take a moderate hike amidst the scenic backdrop of Boulder Open Space while scenes from Little Red & Her Feisty Friends are performed along the way. 
Friday, January 06
Boulder
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 www.boulderteens.org. 
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