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January 2019

BYO (Board game & Vinyls) at Middleman

January 7 - April 29

On Mondays we put on our favorite jams and bring out the board games at Middleman. Bring your own and join us! Date : Every Monday 7pm-12am On Mondays we put on our favorite jams and bring out the board games at Middleman. Bring your own and join us! Date : Every Monday 7pm-12am Tickets: None

Categories: Arts and Culture, Food and Cooking
Website: www.middlemanbar.com,

Natura Obscura

January 11 - April 28

Designed and produced by Museum of Outdoor Arts and Prismajic, Natura Obscura is an immersive arts experience featuring more than 30 Colorado-based artists and creatives. The installation, open to all ages, begs the question, “What’s your nature?,” inviting the public to step into a self-guided exploration through a surrealist, dreamlike forest that combines art, sculpture and the latest in virtual, augmented and digital technologies. Follow the magic of Natura Obscura on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@NaturaOb) and engage with the…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.naturaobscura.org/,

Denver Art Museum Presents Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

January 18 - August 18

Exhibition of about 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: denverartmuseum.org/,
April 2019

Adult Art Classes

April 9 - May 9

Spring Adult Art Classes at Denver School of the Arts. Detailed class information and registration at debrosenbaum.com Printmaking Sampler (Tue) Introduction to Observational Drawing (Wed) Introduction to Color and Watercolor Painting (Thur) Whether you’re new to art making or looking to get back to a neglected practice, adult art classes at Denver School of the Arts offer fun, accessible and no-stress instruction.    Class size is limited to 10 students to meet individual needs at any level.  Students must be…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: debrosenbaum.com,

Hazel Miller Shines a Light on New Talent, featuring Simone Fohrman and Corda Vera

April 24

Simone Fohrman, whose silky-smooth voice and original melodies are the front focus of the band Corda Vera, performs at the first of Hazel’s concert series’ at the Dairy Arts Center. Influences include classic and psychedelic rock, jazz and blues Since moving to Colorado 3 decades ago, Hazel Miller has been one of the most sought-after performers and a driving force in the music scene. She has toured and recorded with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and appeared many times…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.thedairy.org/Online/HazelMiller,

“L’Avenir” a Graffuturism Group Show

April 26

Mirus Gallery Denver is pleased to present L’Avenir, a Graffuturism group exhibition curated by Poesia. The opening reception will be Friday, April 26th, VIP/Press Opening 5:30-7 PM then general admission from 7-10 pm, and the exhibition is free L’Avenir features a group of like-minded artists that flourish under the banner of Graffuturism, a term coined by artist and arts commentator Poesia, who edits and publishes an online blog under the same name, Graffuturism.com. Taking inspiration from French philosopher Jacques Derrida…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/lavenir-a-graffuturism-group-show-general-admission-tickets-58464783742,

Visual Arts Opening Reception for The Unknown Polly Addison

April 26

Polly has a long history within the Boulder art scene and was extremely dedicated to supporting the Dairy in its early years and beyond. Her exhibition in the Polly Addison Gallery is a small selection of the work she produced in the 1980’s. Reception is free and open to the public, including light fare, plus drinks available for purchase.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: thedairy.org/event/the-unknown-polly-addison-opening-reception/,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum

April 26

Join us at the DAM on April 26 for a special Untitled Final Friday highlighting the work of featured artist Esther Hernandez! Chance happenings will question the significance of everyday encounters. Embark on an evening of surreal experiences through random human interaction, inspired by the exhibition “Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze” and the creative practice of Esther Hernandez. Among the many activities at this month’s Untitled Final Friday, you’ll have the opportunity to add to a collaborative poem throughout the…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: www.facebook.com/events/2845721638985325/ ,

Swan Lake Act 3 and Mother Goose Fairy Tales

April 27 - April 28

Ballet Ariel’s season finale will feature Act 3 of the timeless masterpiece Swan Lake, alongside the premiere of Mother Goose Fairy Tales. Performances will be presented on April 27th at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. and April 28th at 2:00 p.m. Ballet Ariel’s season finale will feature Act 3 of the timeless masterpiece Swan Lake, alongside the premiere of Mother Goose Fairy Tales. Mother Goose Fairy Tales (Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Tom Thumb, Empress of the Pagoda and The…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.lakewood.org/tickets,

The Front deRanged Improv Comedy Troupe

April 27

Comprised of artists who’ve performed in Second City, The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, and more, the troupe uses audience suggestions to create scenes, situations, and clever one-liners in their delivery of unforgivable comedy. The Front deRanged Improv Comedy Troupe is comprised of artists who’ve performed in the country’s most impressive improvisational realms, including Second City, The Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade, Bovine Metropolis, and the OxyMorons at Area 45. Performing locally since 2013, Front deRanged players use audience suggestions to create…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: tickets.thedairy.org/Online/FrontdeRanged,

Sabbat Sunday

April 28

join us the last sunday of each month for a night of art, tarot and spirits. happy hour specials all night 7pm – close join us the last sunday of each month for a night of art, tarot and spirits. happy hour specials :: $5 four roses old fashioned $5 boilermakers – montucky & a shot of whiskey – hamms & a shot of tequila – pony & a shot of fernet

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.middlemanbar.com,

18th Annual Día del Niño Celebration

April 28

International celebration of children 10am-5pm. Free general admission, bilingual activities, art making & performances by Comparsa Morelos (Chinelos), ARCINDA, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklo, Montbello Drumline & The Denver Children’s Choir. One Book Colorado also will be on-site with local celebrity guest readers who will read to children in English and Spanish at 2:30 p.m. A complimentary book, soon to be announced, will be given to each child who attends the book reading. In collaboration with the Consulate General of…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums--Free Days
Website: denverartmuseum.org/,

Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio, presented by Friends of Chamber Music

April 30

The Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio, three of the most prominent performers in classical music, will perform on Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. in Gates Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $40 each; $10 for ages 30 and under. Presented by Friends of Chamber Music, Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), and Lars Vogt (piano), will perform together as a part of their first North American tour in three years, performing Robert Schumann’s Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op.…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: friendsofchambermusic.com,
May 2019

Sanctions

May 4 - June 15

In the world of Division 1 football, there is no room for scandal and no tolerance for losing. As the Cats come off sanctions, the racially-divided staff battle out how far they are willing to bend the rules to ensure a win. It’s academics vs. football. It’s money vs. integrity. It’s a collision of cover-ups in this aggressive new play diving into a world where players are pawns and the world stands still every Saturday afternoon.

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.curioustheatre.org/event/sanctions/,

Cinco de Mayo Festival

May 4 - May 5

Come to Civic Center Park May 4th and 5th to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with music, food, and family fun! Cinco de Mayo, celebrated by Latinos and non-Latinos across the country, commemorates the victory of a heroic people and their struggle for freedom. On May 5, 1862, in the town of Puebla, the outnumbered Mexican army defeated French forces providing the momentum and national confidence to drive foreign power from their country. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of freedom…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.cincodemayodenver.com/,

Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum

May 4

Join us on May 4 for Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum! On Free First Saturday, all visitors can enjoy our non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Join us on May 4 for Free First Saturday at the Denver Art Museum! On Free First Saturday, all visitors can enjoy our non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
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Serious Play at the Denver Art Museum

May 5 - August 25

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas. Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas to the American home, children’s toys and play spaces, and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/serious-play,

Four Sacred Pieces by Verdi and Les Chansons des Roses by Lauridsen

May 10 - May 11

The Colorado Choir is proud to present “Four Sacred Pieces” by Giuseppe Verdi and “Les Chansons des Roses” by Morten Lauridsen Kelly Parmenter, conductor Tickets are $20 for adults & $15 for seniors, students, & military – coloradochoir.org The Colorado Choir is proud to present “Four Sacred Pieces” by Giuseppe Verdi and “Les Chansons des Roses” by Morten Lauridsen Kelly Parmenter, conductor Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 7:30 p.m. – reception following Friday evening concert Holy…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: coloradochoir.org/store,

Colorado Women’s Chorale: Carnegie Hall Masterworks

May 11

Celebrate the homecoming of CWC’s tour from the Carnegie Festival for Treble Voices in New York City this spring. Selections include masterworks of Brahms, Holst, Elgar, and more! Celebrate the homecoming of CWC’s tour from the Carnegie Festival for Treble Voices in New York City this spring. Selections include masterworks of Brahms, Holst, Elgar, and more. Plus an exhilarating finale joined by the Colorado Men’s Chorale for Martin Palmeri’s Misa Tango, a brilliant orchestral work that celebrates the beauty, joy,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: augustanaarts.org/buy-tickets/,

Emerson String Quartet, presented by Friends of Chamber Music

May 15

The Emerson String Quartet, a long-time Denver favorite, will perform on Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. in Gates Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $40 each; $10 for ages 30 and under. The quartet will perform works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Verdi. The Emerson Quartet brings “. . . virtuosity to every phrase.” – The New York Times The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its stature as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles for more…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: friendsofchambermusic.com,
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