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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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Wednesday, February 21
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Worlds Around Us - John Gunther & Friends Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Join CU composer and saxophonist John Gunther for a musical journey exploring a fascinating potpourri of styles - a string quartet, jazz trio, electronic music, and poetry are just a few of the stops along the way. Performers include fellow CU faculty members Chas Wetherbee, David Requiro, Erika Eckert, Jeff Jenkins, Bijoux Barbosa, Paul Romaine, and many more! 
Int'l Film Series - Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Dear Basketball (USA/5mins/2017); Garden Party (France/7mins/2016); Lou (USA/7mins/2017); Negative Space (France/6mins/2017); Revolting Rhymes (UK/29mins/2016) 
Thursday, February 22
Boulder
Boulder International Film Festival Boulder, Colorado
at 10:00 AM
The 14th annual Boulder International Film Festival, one of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World will be held February 22-25, 2018. BIFF features over 40 acclaimed and new film programs for every tasteshorts, comedies, docs and featuresalong with gala parties, filmmaker talkbacks, celebrity interviews, free programming for students, live music, our amazing CineCHEF culinary competition and much more!

Enjoy everything BIFF has to offer (and bypass the ticket lines) with a festival pass 
Int'l Film Series - Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Dear Basketball (USA/5mins/2017); Garden Party (France/7mins/2016); Lou (USA/7mins/2017); Negative Space (France/6mins/2017); Revolting Rhymes (UK/29mins/2016) 
Denver
Sissy Bear at The Fort Denver Woman's Press Clubhouse
at 06:00 PM
Holly Arnold Kinney, proprietress of The Fort, reads from her charming childrens book from 6 7 pm. on February 22 at the Denver Women's Press Club, 1325 Logan St Information at dwpconline.org. Sissy Bear at The Fort is a delightful true tale about a bear rescued by the Arnold family that came to live at the restaurant. For any animal lover, this book is filled with family photos of Sissy, as well as beautiful illustrations by Christine Wald. Free and open to the public. 
Friday, February 23
Boulder
Int'l Film Series - Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Dear Basketball (USA/5mins/2017); Garden Party (France/7mins/2016); Lou (USA/7mins/2017); Negative Space (France/6mins/2017); Revolting Rhymes (UK/29mins/2016) 
Soulz of the Rockies - A Colorado Hip Hop Historical Documentary Dairy Center for the Arts
at 08:45 PM
Celebrate a weekend of hip hop and community with the Dairy Arts Center and Streetside Dance. Inclusion a Weekend of Hip Hop includes a series of events highlighting hip hop culture and the vibrant community located in the Denver/Boulder area. With events taking place both Friday and Saturday theres something to catch everyones attention!

Screening: Soulz of the Rockies - a Colorado Hip Hop History
February 23 @ 8:45 pm with panel discussion with filmmakers after the screening

 
Inclusion - A Weekend of Hip Hop: Block Party Dairy Center for the Arts
at 10:00 PM
Celebrate a weekend of hip hop and community with the Dairy Arts Center and Streetside Dance. Inclusion a Weekend of Hip Hop includes a series of events highlighting hip hop culture and the vibrant community located in the Denver/Boulder area. With events taking place both Friday and Saturday theres something to catch everyones attention! 
Evergreen
The Evergreen Chorale presents Company Center Stage
at 07:30 PM
A unique departure from the boy meets girl formula of traditional Broadway fare, "Company" presents a series of vignettes featuring rapid-fire, witty dialogue and sassy lyrics. February 23 March 11 Fri/Sat @ 7:30pm; Sun @ 3pm 303-674-4002. Center Stage, 27608 Fireweed Dr, Rated PG13. 
Johnstown
Kiss Me, Kate at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Candlelight Dinner Playhouse
at 06:00 PM
Cole Porters Classic Kiss Me, Kate - February 23 - April 15. A touring company desperately attempts to perform Shakespeares The Taming of The Shrew while contending with the feuding between its male and female stars. Thur/Fri/Sat Eve-Dinner @ 6pm; Show @ 7:30. Sat MatDinner @ noon, show 1:30. Sun-Dinner 12:30; Show @ 2pm. More info & tickets @ ColoradoCandlelight.com or 970-7443747. 
Louisville
Coal Creek Theater of Louisville presents Becky Shaw Louisville Center for the Arts
at 07:30 AM
In Gina Gionfriddos Becky Shaw, a newlywed couple fixes up two romantically challenged friends. Crisis and comedy ensue in this wickedly funny play that asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep. February 23 through March 10, Fri/Sat at 7:30pm & Sun at 2pm. Discount night March 5 at 7:30-- www.cctlouisville.org or 303-665-0955 - Coal Creek Theater of Louisville @ Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave 
Saturday, February 24
Boulder
Inclusion - A Weekend of Hip Hop: Dance Performance Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Celebrate a weekend of hip hop and community with the Dairy Arts Center and Streetside Dance. Inclusion a Weekend of Hip Hop includes a series of events highlighting hip hop culture and the vibrant community located in the Denver/Boulder area. With events taking place both Friday and Saturday theres something to catch everyones attention! 
Int'l Film Series - Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Dear Basketball (USA/5mins/2017); Garden Party (France/7mins/2016); Lou (USA/7mins/2017); Negative Space (France/6mins/2017); Revolting Rhymes (UK/29mins/2016) 
Denver
Life in Motion: A Colorado Dance Film Festival Historic Grant Avenue
at 06:30 PM
Love dance? Love film? Come to the only locals-only DANCE film festival in Colorado! Now in its 4th year, Life In Motion: A Colorado Dance Film Festival has established itself as the state's first 'Locals-Only' dance film festival. Hosted by non-profit dance company Life/Art Dance Ensemble, the festival features dance films created by local filmmakers/dancers/choreographers/producers, all of which are connected to Colorado in some way.

The film screening is free, with a suggested donation 
Wonderbound Presents: Aphrodites Switchboard with Chimney Choir Newman Ctr for Performing Arts
at 07:30 PM
After their tremendous success with Boomtown, Wonderbound and Chimney Choir will consort once more to venture into the realm of the exquisite goddess of love, Aphrodite. Aphrodites Switchboard will physicalize the deity as a modernized switchboard operator orchestrating romantic shenanigans among mortals. But beware crossed wires and best-laid plans, as meddling may tumble into the ensnarement of the goddess herself. 
Sunday, February 25
Boulder
Int'l Film Series - Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 02:00 PM
Dear Basketball (USA/5mins/2017); Garden Party (France/7mins/2016); Lou (USA/7mins/2017); Negative Space (France/6mins/2017); Revolting Rhymes (UK/29mins/2016) 
Alejandro Ziegler Quartet with dinner and dancing Avalon Ballroom
at 07:00 PM
The Alejandro Ziegler Tango Quartet will perform classical tango mixed with the bands original compositions. Enjoy a home cooked buffet by Halina Palmer and the Loco Tango crew, seating family style at shared tables. BYOD. Doors Open @ 7pm with DJ Music, Buffet & Dancing. Then live Golden Era Tango Music with the Quartet - Limited seating 
Denver
Film Screening Mercury Cafe
at 02:00 PM
The film "Mediterranea" (not Mediterranean) explores the transitory lives of the more than 200,000 Africans who have crossed the Sahara Desert, embarked on sometimes unsafe boats and crossed the Mediterranean Sea en route to Europe. The encounter a world very different from the one they saw on FaceBook. Directed by Jonas Carpignana. 100 minutes. In Italian and Arabic with English subtitles. 
Thursday, March 01
Longmont
Stories With Spirit presents Magic & Wonder Still Cellars
at 07:00 PM
ocal professional tellers, Cooper Braun and Rachel Ann Harding! Join Stories with Spirit for an evening of wizards and wonder. Magic abounds in fairy tales, come and hear them as you have never before. Whether it is an fairy wizard, a clever fool, or Merlin himself. 
Friday, March 02
Boulder
SmithKlein Gallery presents new works by Christian Dore SmithKlein Gallery
at 02:00 PM
SmithKlein Gallery presents new works by Christian Dore on Friday March 2nd from 2-6 p.m. Christian Dore was born in Kent, England in 1970. He spent most of his childhood living abroad. Through his painting, Christian Dore explores the impressions of the lush environment around him. He takes the expressive qualities of color and mixes them with a somewhat whimsical narrative to capture his feelings. The show will continue through the end of the month. 
Wild Heart Dance: The Last Land Before Sky Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Wild Heart Dance and Kendall Perry Musics newest creation, "The Last Land Before Sky" is a journey through the five elements of physical creation. Each shape-shifting performer takes voyage through the physical universe. These acts of courage take place through the full participation of our senses and each small death of transformation. Through each elemental passage: the earth making sound, voyage of blue, feet finding stardust, life ablaze and the edge, Wild Heart Dance and Kendall Perry Music 
Lafayette
Oscar Dove - Letters to Sherlock Mary Miller Theater 300 E. Simpson Street
at 07:30 PM
The timeless appeal of the world's most famous detective comes thrillingly to life in the premiere of this witty play filled with intrigue, humor and suspense. March 2 March 24 - Fridays/ Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11 and 18 at 2 p.m. www.tclstage.org - 1-800-838-3006. 
Saturday, March 03
Denver
Stories on Stage presents Storybooks on Stage Two locations - see description
at 10:30 AM
Professional actors perform children's literature geared towards preschool and elementary school-aged kids featuring stories by well-known and well-loved published authors. March 3 at 10:30am at McNichols Civic Center Building-144 W. Colfax Ave. www.storiesonstage.org or 303-494-0523 and again on Saturday, March 10 at 10:30am at the Dairy Center for the Art 
Chamber music ensemble - Shuffle Lakewood Cultural Center
at 07:30 PM
"a modern day ensemble that delivers the unexpected," at 7:30pm. This New York-based chamber music ensemble changes the rules of performance as we know it. The audience is invited to participate in the selection of works to be performed. Genres vary from classical, baroque, and romantic, to jazz, latin, and Broadway. 303-987-7845 or Lakewood.org/LCCPresents. 
Longmont
Playback Theatre West Still Cellars
at 08:00 PM
For over 25 years, Boulders Playback Theatre West has used the arts of story, theatre, and music to entertain, enlighten, and enhance community. An audience member shares an experience from his or her life and improvisers re-enact it, capturing the heart or essence of the story. With world-class musical accompaniment!. 
Lyons
Lyons Old-time Square Dance Oskar Blues
at 07:00 PM
Lyons Old-Time Square Dance: old-time reels, mixers, squares, waltzes and flatfooting to live fiddle/banjo music! All dances are taught and are beginner/family-friendly. Dances are easiest earlier in the evening and become more complex as the evening progresses. Come alone, bring family/friends/kids and join our mix of beginner and welcoming seasoned dancers. No experience, partner or special shoes required. 
Thursday, March 08
Denver
The River Bride~A lyrical and passionate Brazilian Folktale Su Teatro 721 Santa Fe Drive
at 07:30 PM
The River Bride, a folktale set along the Amazon River, told with lyrical passion by plawright Maricela Trevino Ortas. The story blends a heartrending tale of love, grudges, and transformation against the background of the ever-present river, giving and taking away. The play runs March 8th through 28th suteatro.org or 303-296-0219 
Friday, March 09
Denver
Deviant Presents: GAME ON! Dance Expansion Pack Tracks Nigthclub
at 09:00 PM
GAME ON! This is for all you gamers and game lovers out there. Experience live gaming, a Guitar Hero contest, theme dance remixes, themed performances, VIP tables, and awesome decor. Let your freak flag fly in a fun interactive environment that celebrates the uniqueness in us all. Dance. Be expressed. Get weird with us 
Longmont
Lazy Person's Book Club performs a live novel Snowy Peaks Winery
at 04:00 PM
The actors and singer of The Lazy Person's Book Club perform a live episode of Sharon Glassman's new audio novel with songs for you in this cozy winery tasting room. Actor/singer Arianna Hudson and musician Paul Kiteck perform this fun, original story for you with Sharon. More at lazypersonsbookclub.com 
Friday, March 16
Denver
Heart for the Arts Gala Augustana Lutheran Church
at 06:00 PM
This special fundraising evening benefits City Strings, Stratus Chamber Orchestra, and Colorado Womens and Mens Chorale. In addition to special performances, a full-course dining experience includes appetizers, gourmet dinner, beverages, and desserts. Also, there will be a silent and live auction. March 16 @ 6pm www.AugustanaArts/Gala 
Moraporvida Contemporary Dance presents (De)Fences Cleo Parker Robinson Theatre
at 07:30 PM
March 16th and 17th at 7:30 pm. Moraporvida Contemporary Dance announces the show (De)Fences featuring the premier of new work entitled A Landing Place and the restaging of an older piece entitled The Pink Blue. Two chances to witness incredible scores, compelling movement, and emotional sabotage. 
Saturday, March 17
Boulder
Lemon Sponge Cake Ballet: Vertical Migration Experience Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Vertical Migration Experiment is the latest work by internationally acclaimed choreographer Robert Sher-Machherndl. He fearlessly takes inspiration from migration, a topic central to the 21st century, on a journey of innovative and powerful movement language.

... a highlight of the program - The New York Times

This one off evening includes his short new work The Slow Flight performed by 22 members of the Colorado Ballet Training Program.
 
Denver
Athena Project Arts Festival Features An Evening of World Dance CU Eugenia Rawls- Courtyard Theatre inside The King Center, 855
at 08:00 PM
Featuring local resident choreographers ranging in style from Modern, Contemporary Ballet, Samba, and more. We will look at how each choreographer works with trios. It will be an exciting evening highlighting the rich diversity and talent within our Denver community! This event will showcase some of Denver's unique professional choreographers as well as highlight emerging choreographers.

 
Sunday, March 18
Denver
Athena Project Arts Festival Features A Day of Master Classes CU Eugenia Rawls- Courtyard Theatre inside The King Center, 855
at 03:00 PM
For the first time, we're thrilled to offer master classes in Samba, Modern, and Contact Improv, followed by a panel discussion. Please see our website to register for one or all of them! Available online at www.AthenaProjectArts.org 
Wednesday, March 21
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Hope Lives Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
This eye-opening concert brings awareness to a topic that is scarcely discussed, but desperately needs our attention - human trafficking. Collaborating with BoldeReach and Pathfinder Center, an organization dedicated to building a safe haven for Native American victims of trafficking and domestic violence, this program will bring awareness and truth to this heart wrenching topic, providing an outlet for expression through music, spoken word, and visual art. 
Thursday, March 22
Denver
This is Modern Art Jones Theatre
at 06:30 PM
Mar 22 - Apr 15, 2018.

Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art. Called vandals, criminals, even creative terrorists, Chicago graffiti artists set out night after night to make their voices heard and alter the way people view the world. But when one crew finishes the biggest graffiti bomb of their careers, the consequences get serious and spark a public debate asking, where does art belong? This Is Modern Art gives a glimpse into the lives of anonymous graffiti artists 
Longmont
Mary Shelley Comes to Life@the Library! Longmont Public Library
at 07:00 PM
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein with a performance by Susan Marie Frontczak in character as author Mary Shelley. Registration is required. Please check our website www.longmontcolorado.gov/library 
Thursday, April 05
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Colorado Classics Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
In a special evening in collaboration with the Boulder Philharmonic, this One Night Only program presents a trifecta of internationally renowned artists to the Dairy stage, including Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient and violinist Stefan Jackiw, Boulders favorite pianist, David Korevaar, and Denvers Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble! Youll experience a world-class music and dance performance, paired with a talkback from the artists and Boulder Phils Music Director, Michael Butterman 
Friday, April 06
Boulder
Boulder Opera presents Cosi fan tutte- all women are like that! St Aidan's Episcopal Church 2425 Colorado Ave, Boulder, C
at 04:00 AM
COSI FAN TUTTE by MOZART
As part of the Boulder Arts week; Boulder Opera presents Cosi fan tutte- all women are like that!

Mozarts clever opera buffa follows the lives of two sets of lovers whose fidelity is put to the test in a comedy of errors. Lines are hilariously blurred as deceit and desire cause characters to lose sight of what is reality and make believe.

Samantha Jo Staggs and Erica Jeski play the sisters, Priscilla Astudillo is Despina and Zeky Nadji plays the scheming Don Alfonso.
 
Denver
The Queens Six, a male voice a cappella ensemble performs Augustana Lutheran Church
at 07:30 PM
In their first-ever US tour, Augustana Arts is privileged to bring The Queens Six, a six-part, male voice a cappella ensemble based in Windsor Castle, to our concert series at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6.
This is a bucket-list event for anyone who loves great a cappella music. Lynn Nestingen, Executive Director. 
Wednesday, April 18
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Angels & Devils Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Revered as one of the best Nuevo Tango ensembles in the country, the Austin Piazzolla Quintet returns to the Dairy stage for their Angels and Devils album tour! APQ specializes in the evocative and shimmering music of the legendary Argentine tango composer and bandoneon player, Astor Piazzolla. Complementing the South American flavors in APQs music is the sultry and seductive tango dancing by the Argentine Tango specialists of Parasol Arts! 
Wednesday, April 25
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Katie Glassman & Snapshot Dairy Center for the Arts
at 02:00 PM
Katie Glassman and Snapshot are Colorados foremost purveyors of acoustic vintage and original swing. Katie is a two-time national fiddle champion and the Colorado State Bob Wills fiddle champion. Snapshot is the perfect vehicle for her formidable fiddle chops and stylish singing and songwriting! 
Wednesday, May 16
Boulder
Dairy Presents: MahlerFest XXXI Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Members of the MahlerFest Orchestra are joined by distinguished local artists for an evening of original, unique chamber music from the 19th and 20th century as part of the week long Colorado MahlerFest XXXI! 
Wednesday, May 30
Boulder
Dairy Presents: Opera Colorado's Elixir of Love Dairy Center for the Arts
at 02:00 PM
Opera Colorados coveted Young Artist Program brings their Opera on Tour production of Gaetano Donizettis The Elixir of Love to the Dairy stage! A charming romantic comedy in the Italian bel canto tradition, Young Nemorino is tricked by a greedy salesman into purchasing bottles of wine that he believes are love potions. Will his adored Adina ultimately admit she, too, is in love?

Set in the old-west of Colorado, come enjoy this popular, sweet and charming Italian opera 
Friday, June 08
Boulder
The Little Mermaid Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Danse Etoile's beautiful new ballet will re-imagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale and take you on a journey beneath the waves, with original music score created by Composer Bruce Klepper alongside a mix of contemporary and classical music. Performances are June 8th at 7:30 p.m. and June 9th at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: 
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