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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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Monday, February 27
Boulder
First Person Cinema: Basma Alsharif Naropa University Performing Arts Center
at 07:00 PM
Basma's work centers on the human condition in relation to shifting geopolitical landscapes and natural environments. Interested in what cannot ever be proven or explained, she uses photography, film, video, sound, language and performance to reveal the fallibility of our perception and of history.

The Naropa University Performing Arts Center is at 2130 Arapahoe Avenue 
Tuesday, February 28
Boulder
International Film Series - Tombstone Rashomon CU Boulder, Muenzinger Auditorium
at 07:30 PM
Various films and many books have provided different perspectives on the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Now, Alex Cox, director of "Repo Man", "Sid & Nancy", and many other films, tells the story from multiple perspectives, in the manner of Akira Kurosawa's masterpiece but with a twist. Boulder Premiere; Alex Cox in-person.

USA, 2016, in English, Color, 78 min 
Thursday, March 02
Boulder
Boulder International Film Festival Boulder Theater
at noon
The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) is a 4 day celebration of film from all corners of the world, with parties, panels, and celebrity guests. BIFF 2017 is March 2-5.

BIFF has gained a reputation as one of the most influential film festivals in the U.S., with a large number of new films that have gone on from early screenings at BIFF to significant success and multiple Oscar nominations. 
Longmont
Adult Ukulele & Songwriting Bootcamp Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
This fun ukulele adult bootcamp introduces you to the art of songwriting while teaching you how to play the ukulele. Taught by award-winning local singer-songwriter, John Mieras. Drinks available for purchase.
 
Art & Sip: Simple String Art Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Art & Sip Series Grab a drink and get creative with these Thursday night art classes for adults at the Longmont Museum. Beer, wine and spirits will be available for purchase at the Atrium bar. SIMPLE STRING ART March 2 String Art is a great DIY craft! With a pattern of hammered nails, you weave the string from nail to nail to create an intricate design. 
Views & Brews: Lost in Translation Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Film: LOST IN TRANSLATION Rated R Bob Harris (Bill Murray) is a well-known American actor whose career has gone into a tailspin; needing work, he takes a very large fee to appear in a commercial for Japanese whiskey to be shot in Tokyo. Feeling no small degree of culture shock in Japan, Bob spends most of his non-working hours at his hotel, where he meets Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) at the bar. 
Friday, March 03
Boulder
SmithKlein Gallery Presents Works by Cecil Touchon 1116 Pearl Street
at 02:00 PM
artist, painter, published poet and theorist. He is the co-founder of the International Post-Dogmatist Group and is the director of the group's Ontological Museum. Much of Cecils imagery is derived from his fascination with the differences between how the modernist ideal has evolved and the resulting variations of a modernist aesthetic. His abstract works fuse drawing, painting and collage. The new works will be on display until the end of the month. 
Denver
Theater Company of Lafayette presents Blood Privilege Mary Miller Theater
at 07:30 PM
The play examines the myth of the infamous Hungarian Countess Elizabeth Bathory who, in the late 1600s, was accused of murdering more than 600 local peasant girls in a bizarre and grisly attempt to retain her youth and beauty. Was Elizabeth guilty? March 3 25, Fri/Sat and Mon. Mar 13 @ 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. 800-838-3006. Theater Company of Lafayette, 300 East Simpson St 
Lakewood
Edge Theater Company presents The Nance Edge Theater
at 08:00 PM
The backstage story of Chauncey Miles and his fellow performers. At a time when it was easy to play gay and dangerous to be gay, Chauncey's uproarious antics on the stage stand out in marked contrast to his offstage life. March 3 - April 2, Fri./ Sat. & Mon, Mar 20 at 8:00 p.m.; Sun. at 6 p.m.; No performance on Sunday, March 19. - 303-232-0363 - The Edge Theater, 1560 Teller St Free Parking. Adult themes. 
Saturday, March 04
Denver
The Lass Who Went Out With The Cry Of Dawn The BiTSY Stage
at 01:00 PM
A lively Celtic yarn that weaves us through a landscape filled with magic, mystery, and the reminder that as we thread our way through life, things are not always as they appear to be. March 4 - April 2, Sat @ 1 & 3pm; Sun @ 11am & 1pm; Fri, Mar 10 & 31 @ 7:30pm; Sat Mar 18 @ 8pm - Free admission/Donations accepted. Reservations are required - www.bitsystage.com, patti@BitsyStage.com or 720-328-5294. The BiTSY Stage, 1137 S. Huron St All ages. Info @ www.bitsystage.com. 
Englewood
Gypsy Flamenco Fire Hampden Hall
at 07:00 PM
Ren Heredia and his Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre bring the heart and soul of Spanish gypsy flamenco to the stage, complete with colorful costumes, fans, castanets, stomping feet and fiery passion. Comprised of Denvers best dancers and award-winning guitarist, Artistic Director, and Godfather of Flamenco Maestro Ren Heredia, their performances convey the mystery, emotion and soul of authentic gypsy flamenco guaranteed to set your soul on fire. Ole!

 
Lyons
Lyons Old-time Square Dance Oskar Blues
at 07:00 PM
Old-time reels, mixers, squares, waltzes and flatfooting to live fiddle/banjo string band! 
Sunday, March 05
Boulder
Boulder Wine Reads Settembre Cellars Winery & Tasting Room, 1501 Lee Hill Rd #16, B
at 04:00 PM
Here's how it works: our winemaker selects a book, we read a section or two & then gather over a glass to share what we learned. Art, science, history, geography and an intimate human connection. 
Tuesday, March 07
Boulder
Frohawk Two Feathers Visiting Artist Lecture University of Colorado Visual Arts Complex 1B20
at 06:30 PM
In intricate paintings, Frohawk Two Feathers re-imagines 18th-century colonial history, conjuring a fictional cast of subjects that includes a rebel fighting force of freed slaves, militiamen, dukes, lords, and tribesmen. Two Feathers paints ink and acrylic scenes onto coffee- and tea-stained paper, detailing colonial uprisings against the imaginary superpowers Frengland and Fenoscandia. 
Thursday, March 09
Denver
Colorado premiere of the play, "MAS" Su Teatro
at 07:30 PM
Su Teatro will present "MAS", a true story about the Tucson Unified School Districts decision to end its Mexican American Studies program and the community's battle to hold onto their history, identity and humanity. Written by Milta Ortiz, directed by Anthony J. Garcia, the play runs Thursdays through Saturdays from March 9-26, 2017. Performances will start at 7:30 pm, with one matinee, Sunday March 26th. Tickets on sale now, Call 303-296-0219 or online at suteatro.org
 
Friday, March 10
Boulder
Digital Frontiers: Photographic Art in the Age of Pixels Boulder Digital Arts, 1600 Range (@ Arapahoe)
at 05:30 PM
Part of the Denver Month of Photography, this show features outstanding work by eight artists from the Flatirons Photo Club: Works by Preston Newell, Gail Dohrmann, Russ Dohrmann, Bruce Henderson, Murth Murthy, KGNU'S Cary Wolfson, Virginia "Ginger" Lee Zukowski, BDA Gallery Curator Thomas Walsh. Opening reception from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. 
Denver
Stratus Chamber Orchestra with Clay Kirkland on Harmonica Augustana Lutheran Church
at 07:30 PM
Ellen K. Grahams season long orchestral narrative Valeria: A Fugue in Four Acts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at Green Mountain UMC, 12755 W. Cedar Dr., Lakewood and again on Saturday, March 11 at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5000 East Alameda Avenue, Denver. - AugustanaArts.org or 303-388-4962. The program includes tango composer Astor Piazzolla's Libertango, American composer Stacy Garrop's Shadow, Clay Kirkland's Brahms in Blue and Brahms Symphony No. 3. 
The Wave That Set the Fire Byron Theatre
at 08:00 PM
As a focal point to the 2017 Athena Project Arts Festival we will premiere The Wave That Set the Fire, a play by Ellen K. Graham at The Byron Theatre in the Newman Center for Performing Arts. Evening performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and matinee performances are Sundays at 2pm beginning March 10 - April 9.

 
Saturday, March 11
Boulder
Kevin and the Storytellers Chautauqua Community House
at 07:30 PM
Back by popular demand, Kevin Kling again joins forces with local storytellers to share some amazing true tales!

Featuring story tellers Kevin Kling, Heather Nicholson, Matthew Taylor and Betty Hart. 
Denver
Stories on Stage presents Storybooks on Stage Two locations - see description
at 10:30 AM
Two performances of family entertainment with professional actors performing children's literature geared towards preschool and elementary school-aged kids. Stories will be performed by John Jurcheck, Buntport Theaters' Erin Rollman and Anthony Powell. March 11 @ 10:30am McNichols Civic Center Building-144 W. Colfax Ave. storiesonstage.org or 303-494-0523. March 18 @ 10:30am Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St. thedairy.org or 303-444-7328. 
Dr. LeAnna DeAngelo signs book Maestro Satriano Tattered Cover
at 02:00 PM
LeAnna DeAngelo is a psychologist, author and TV script consultant. She is also the great great niece of Pietro Satriano, the first musician to perform at Red Rocks. He was a child prodigy and a musician to royalty prior to coming to America. Come to the Colfax store at 2526 East Colfax Ave. from 2-4 pm, and see never before seen family photos of the Great Satriano, and hear Dr. DeAngelo talk about her book and her interesting family history. 
Stories on Stage - Kevin and the Storytellers Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
at 07:30 PM
Stories on Stage & IMAGINE 2020 Speaker Series - Kevin Kling once again joins forces with local storytellers Heather Nicholson, Matthew Taylor and Betty Hart to share some amazing true tales! Chautauqua Community House, 301 Morning Glory Dr. 303-440-7666 or tickets.chautauqua.com. March 12 at 1:30 & 6:30pm Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Dr. 303-494-0523 or storiesonstage.org 
Englewood
Gypsy Flamenco Fire The Armory at BrightonCultural Center
at 07:00 PM
Rene Heredia and his Flamenco Fantasy Dance Theatre bring the heart and soul of Spanish gypsy flamenco to the stage, complete with colorful costumes, fans, castanets, stomping feet and fiery passion. Comprised of Denvers best dancers and award-winning guitarist, Artistic Director, and Godfather of Flamenco Maestro Rene Heredia, their performances convey the mystery, emotion and soul of authentic gypsy flamenco.Gypsy Flamenco Fire is guaranteed to set your soul on fire. Ole! 
Monday, March 13
Boulder
"Circling the Waves" Michiko Theurer, violinist and visual artis Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
How does one combine original music for solo violin of 6 different living composers, works that are inspired by paintings by that same violinist, and paintings that are based on interludes describing the rising and setting of the sun over the sea in the Virginia Woolf novel The Waves? Well, Michiko Theurer has done it, in a unique and highly multi-media artistic project that will premiere at the Dairy! 
Thursday, March 16
Longmont
Art & Sip: Tree of Life Beaded Pendant Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Grab a drink and get creative with these Thursday night art classes for adults at the Longmont Museum. Beer, wine and spirits will be available for purchase at the Atrium bar. TREE OF LIFE BEADED PENDANT March 16 Learn how to wire wrap a freeform tree and bead it with chip beads to make a Tree of Life Beaded Pendant. You can personalize the color or celebrate the four seasons with four different colors.
 
Views & Brews: The Motorcycle Diaries Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Film:THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES Rated R In 1952, two young Argentines, Ernesto Che Guevara and Alberto Granado, set out on a road trip to discover the real Latin America. Ernesto is a 23-year-old medical student specializing in leprology, and Alberto, 29, is a biochemist. The tale follows their journey as they unveil the rich and complex human and social topography of the Latin American continent.
This movie will be paired with Peruvian favorites for purchase from Longmonts own Rosarios!
 
Friday, March 17
Longmont
St. Patrick s Day Concert Beth Gadbaw Celtic Band Longmont Museum
at 06:00 PM
6 pm: reception and Irish dancing 7:30 pm: concert
Celebrate St. Patricks Day with Irish dancing, traditional music, and Irish-inspired eats and drinks. The Beth Gadbaw Celtic Trio delivers joyful, ethereal Irish music, and features the traditional bodhrn drum, fiddle, guitar, celtic harp and flute in the Longmont Museums state-of-the-art auditorium. Presented in partnership with Arts Longmont. 
Tuesday, March 21
Boulder
Sonya Kelliher-Combs Visiting Artist Lecture University of Colorado Visual Arts Complex 1B20
at 06:30 PM
Through her mixed media painting and sculpture, Kelliher-Combs offers a chronicle of the ongoing struggle for self-definition and identity in the Alaskan context. Her combination of shared iconography with intensely personal imagery demonstrates the generative power that each vocabulary has over the other. 
Wednesday, March 22
Boulder
Margaret Werth Visiting Scholar Lecture University of Colorado Norlin Library British Studies Room
at 05:30 PM
Professor Margaret Werth received her M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. She taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, before coming to the University of Delaware in 2001. Her area of interest is art and visual culture of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and her research and teaching are interdisciplinary and intermedial. Her book The Joy of Life: The Idyllic in French Art, circa 1900, published in 2002, explores dreamlike representations of mythic community. 
Thursday, March 23
Longmont
Views & Brews: Chef Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Film: CHEF Rated R After chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) suddenly quits his job at a prominent Los Angeles restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity for its controlling owner, he is left to figure out whats next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife (Sofia Vergara), his friend (John Leguizamo) and his son to launch a Cuban food truck. Taking to the road, Chef Carl goes back to his roots to reignite his passion for the kitchen and zest for life and love. 
Art & Sip: Tree of Life Beaded Pendant Longmont Museum
at 07:00 PM
Grab a drink and get creative with these Thursday night art classes for adults at the Longmont Museum. Beer, wine and spirits will be available for purchase at the Atrium bar. BOOKBINDING WORKSHOP March 23 In this class you will learn simple bookbinding techniques that you can use to create artist books, journals and unique gifts. Use the array of materials provided in class or bring scraps of paper, fabric, photographs and other tidbits. 
Saturday, March 25
Denver
The Stor(ies) of You and Me Cleo Parker Robinson Theatre
at 07:00 PM
Chicago's Ballet 5:8 presents The Stor(ies) of You and Me, five works that explore love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. The program features original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager and former Houston Ballet dancer Caleb Mitchell, as well as performances by Denver natives Lauren Ader-Cumpston and Christine (Henney) Janak. Audience members have said The Stor(ies) of You and Me is "an enchanting evening". 
Friday, March 31
Denver
The Little Mermaid Newman Ctr for Performing Arts
at 07:30 PM
Colorado Ballet will close out its 2016/2017 season with the children's classic The Little Mermaid, with choreography by Tony Award nominated choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and original music by composer Michael Moricz. This production opens with a special performance of Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. 
Tuesday, April 04
Boulder
Erin Riley Visiting Artist Lecture University of Colorado Visual Arts Complex 1B20
at 06:30 PM
Riley says about her own work I am interested in the honesty of sexuality, and how imagery, relationships, pornography and sex is changing as a result of the mass depiction of these intimate moments. I am interested in how my coming of age on the internet has affected the quality or mere occurrence of IRL relationships. I am inspired by the beauty of the figure, self portraiture for pleasure and how glimpses into those moments are consumed and shared on the internet. 
Saturday, April 08
Boulder
The Many Faces of the Altius Quartet Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
This is the Altius Quartet, who for the past two years has been in residence at the University of Colorado. With this specially curated concert, we wish them off to a new career in the music world. Having just won the Los Angeles "Music Alive" competition and professional management in hand, they are more than ready to make a splash, and this concert celebrates their flexibility and talent. 
Monday, April 10
Boulder
Sherry Farrell Racette Visiting Scholar Lecture University of Colorado Norlin Library British Studies Room
at 05:30 PM
Sherry Farrell Racette is cross-appointed to the Departments of Native Studies and Womens and Gender Studies at the University of Manitoba, teaching for both departments and developing courses of interest to students in both disciplines. Farrell Racette is an interdisciplinary scholar with an active arts practice. Recent essays have appeared in Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies (2016), Rethinking Canada: the Promise of Womens History (2016) and more. 
Friday, April 14
Denver
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 1001 W. 84th Avenue Denver, CO 80260
at 07:30 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Saturday, April 15
Denver
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 1001 W. 84th Avenue Denver, CO 80260
at 07:30 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Sunday, April 16
Denver
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 1001 W. 84th Avenue Denver, CO 80260
at 02:00 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Wednesday, April 19
Boulder
Clara Bargellini Visiting Scholar Lecture University of Colorado Norlin Library British Studies Room
at 05:30 PM
He has always had an interest in methodological and historiographic problems, especially in relation to his teaching work. He has published essays on historiography of New Spain art and on the collection and reception of New Spain art, especially in the United States. In recent years he has undertaken and promoted comparative and multinational approaches to New Spain art. 
Friday, April 21
Boulder
Elision Project, Vol. 2 Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
3rd Law Dance/Theater presents, The Elision Project, a platform for new music/dance collaborations with internationally recognized composers whom we are honored to have as part of our local landscape. Commissioned scores by Conor Brown, Jesse Manno and Tom Wasinger played live in performance with 3rd Law's company of dancers. 3rd Law's innovative choreography will showcase new music created by these local artists. 
Saturday, April 22
Boulder
Elision Project, Vol. 2 Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
3rd Law Dance/Theater presents, The Elision Project, a platform for new music/dance collaborations with internationally recognized composers whom we are honored to have as part of our local landscape. Commissioned scores by Conor Brown, Jesse Manno and Tom Wasinger played live in performance with 3rd Law's company of dancers. 3rd Law's innovative choreography will showcase new music created by these local artists. 
Parker
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue Parker, CO 80138
at 07:30 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Sunday, April 23
Boulder
Elision Project, Vol. 2 Dairy Center for the Arts
at 04:00 PM
3rd Law Dance/Theater presents, The Elision Project, a platform for new music/dance collaborations with internationally recognized composers whom we are honored to have as part of our local landscape. Commissioned scores by Conor Brown, Jesse Manno and Tom Wasinger played live in performance with 3rd Law's company of dancers. 3rd Law's innovative choreography will showcase new music created by these local artists. 
Parker
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue Parker, CO 80138
at 02:00 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Saturday, April 29
Denver
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 2344 East Iliff Avenue Denver, CO 80208
at 07:30 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Sunday, April 30
Denver
Wonderbound Presents Divisions 2344 East Iliff Avenue Denver, CO 80208
at 02:00 PM
To cap the 2016-2017 season, Wonderbound will come together with Denvers iconic platinum-selling alternative hip-hop band Flobots for an exciting live collaboration set to Flobots brand new original music from their upcoming spring 2017 album release. Together, Wonderbound and Flobots will explore the ever-evolving struggles between personal identity, community, individual freedom and collective power. What can we learn when we look back at dance and music during the revolutions of human history 
Wednesday, May 03
Boulder
"Shastra" Two musical forces of nature unite at the Dairy for an Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
Reena Esmail, LA-based composer/performer/producer, and Payton Macdonald, New Jersey based composer, filmmaker, author, and endurance athlete, present "Shastra," a term describing a concert where Indian themes, melodies, rhythms, and instruments meet their counterparts from the western world! 
Wednesday, May 17
Boulder
"Unfinished and Unheard" The Mahlerfest Chamber Concert! Dairy Center for the Arts
at 07:30 PM
For 30 years the festival has been an important part of the artistic life of Boulder and Denver. In a week-long festival of films, symposiums, and master classes that culminate in a performance of one of Mahler's monumental symphonies, one evening is dedicated to chamber music that is tied in some way to the life and times of Mahler. 
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