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February 2018

22nd Annual Denver Jewish Film Festival: Film through a Multicultural Lens

February 7 - February 19

Mizel Arts and Cultural Center, evenings 5-10pm. Visit website for titles, times and prices.

Categories: Arts and Culture, NE Denver/NW Aurora Events
Website: maccjcc.org/film-festival,

Master Printers and Print Educators of Colorado

February 23 - April 8

The Invisible Museum and Mo’Print present the exhibit “Master Printmakers and Print Educators in Colorado”. The exhibit highlights Colorado printmakers who have spent their careers developing, teaching and promoting the fine art of printmaking in Colorado. The original prints on display were created by master printers and print educators in the Denver regional area. Colleges represented in the exhibit include Colorado College, Denver University, Metro State College, Regis College, and University of Colorado Boulder. The professors at these institutions preserve…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: www.moprint.org/master-printers-educators-exhibit/,

Untitled Final Fridays at the Denver Art Museum: The Narrators

February 23

Gather round and listen up to The Narrators as this group of story-telling superstars write-up a lineup of legends and laughs in our second installment of artist-led Untitled: Final Fridays. Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the Denver Art Museum’s monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances, and tours with a twist. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time. College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission to Untitled Final Fridays. Untitled Final Fridays are presented…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-narrators, denverartmuseum.org/article/join-narrators-simple-true-stories-and-few-wacky-ideas

Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Performances

February 24

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process. Tiny Tots audiences receive an up-close-and-personal performance in a casual, fun environment. The experience is one-of-a-kind! Highlights of the Winter Tiny Tots season: Have fun with the orchestra as we…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: insidetheorchestra.org/tiny-tots-events,

R.A.D.A. ~ Read. Awareness. Dialogue. Action. Book Discussion

February 25

Sunday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. @ Sam Gary Topic: Legacies and Symbols of White Supremacy Title: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson. Participants are encouraged, but not required to read the book to participate in the discussion! The R.A.D.A. book discussion series provides a safe space to discuss some of the issues and movements of the day with respect and compassion. We will be reading to raise our social consciousness; to exchange ideas, understandings,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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The Lowry Speaker Series Presents: “An Evening with Brett Mitchell, Music Director of the Colorado Symphony”

February 27

The Lowry Speaker Series presents “An Evening with Brett Mitchell, Music Director of the Colorado Symphony” on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 7:00-8:30PM at Bishop Machebeuf High School, 458 Uinta Way, Denver, CO (on Lowry). Admission is free; no tickets or reservations are necessary. The core of Brett’s talk will be “Conducting Business: Lessons from the Podium.” We will learn about his fascinating journey from growing up in Seattle in the ’90s—where the primary musical topic of conversation were “grunge”…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Performances at Temple Emanuel

February 28

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process. Tiny Tots audiences receive an up-close-and-personal performance in a casual, fun environment. The experience is one-of-a-kind! Highlights of the Winter Tiny Tots season: Have fun with the orchestra as we…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: insidetheorchestra.org/tiny-tots-events,
March 2018

Thursday Night Bazaar at Stanley

March 1

DenverBazaar is taking over The Hangar at Stanley for a pop-up marketplace on the First Thursday of each month featuring 40+ local craft, fashion, art & vendors starting March 1st! The Denver Bazaar is the #1 micro-retail curator in the Rocky Mountains. Known for reimagining & revitalizing urban locations into a thriving merchant market that is sure to please any shopper, foodie, or craft beverage connoisseur wherever we pop up. :: Full 2018 Thursday Night Bazaar Schedule :: March 1,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.denverbazaar.com/, www.facebook.com/events/1297330413704706/

Giant Woodcuts

March 1 - March 17

Art Gym Denver is proud to present Giant Woodcuts – National Exhibition curated by Gregory Santos, Printmaking Director, Art Gym. Opening Reception: Thursday, March 1, 5-8pm On Display: March 1-17, 2018 Gallery Hours: Tue – Sat 9am-6pm Giant Woodcuts explores this age old traditional technique to present larger than life prints, some of them printed with a steamroller instead of a printmaking press from artists across the US. This exhibition is part of Mo’Print – a month long celebration of…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/gallery/current-shows/,

A Passion for Contemporary Art of Ballet

March 2

Gina Klawitter’s fascinating dimensional wall art – formed directly from posed Colorado Ballet dancers – is available for public view one night only during Art District on Santa Fe’s First Friday Art Walk. Experiencing her art in person, one feels the energy of being within arm’s length of a live performing dancer. Klawitter is inspired by the DAM’s Degas: A Passion for Perfection exhibit and by her own extensive training in all forms of dance. Her art celebrates our common…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.AliveOnCanvas.com, ColoradoBAllet.org

Denver School of the Arts, Visual Art Sale

March 3

The Visual Arts Department at Denver School of the Arts will host an art and collectables sale on Saturday, March 3 at the school on Montview and Quebec from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to get some cool stuff at rock bottom prices! Students and families will be selling original art as well as well as a variety of items to help raise money for their spring break trip to Italy! Questions? Deb_rosenbaum@dpsk12.org

Categories: Arts and Culture, Schools and Education
Website: dosa.dpsk12.org/visual arts,

Inside the Orchestra’s Tiny Tots Performances at History Colorado

March 10

Tiny Tots gets children truly inside the orchestra by seating the audience on the floor and surrounding them with a 30+ piece orchestra. Designed for children six and under, this 45-minute program gives young ones the chance to interact with the music and learn about the instruments in the process. Tiny Tots audiences receive an up-close-and-personal performance in a casual, fun environment. The experience is one-of-a-kind! Highlights of the Winter Tiny Tots season: Have fun with the orchestra as we…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: insidetheorchestra.org/tiny-tots-events,

Move Closer: Looking at Chinese Painting at the Denver Art Museum

March 10

What does it mean when a Chinese painting copies an earlier dynastic style? Is it an act of nostalgia, respect or a creative devolution? Art historian and critic Kealey Boyd will discuss the shared visual thinking of ancient Chinese calligraphy with Song and Yuan painting. Participants will gain a better understanding of compositional choices and painting techniques that influenced artists for centuries and became transnational. Doors open at 2 pm Members $18, nonmembers $23 Adult programs are supported by William…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/move-closer-looking-chinese-painting, tickets.denverartmuseum.org/DateSelection.aspx?item=1860

The Longing of the Spirit, A Celebration of Women Composers

March 11

DENVER — Women composers will be the focus of the Colorado Chorale’s concert at Central Presbyterian Church Sunday, March 11th at 4:00 p.m. “Women have composed music since ancient times, but most have been overlooked, forgotten, or barred from publishing,” explained Kevin Padworski, Artistic Director for the Chorale. “This unique concert will introduce audiences to female composers, ancient and modern.” “We planned this concert a year ago, but it is especially relevant in light of the #metoo movement,” he noted.…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Denver Metro Events
Website: www.coloradochorale.org, tinyurl.com/ydc8mszz

Sam Gary Literary

March 11

This book club will meet at Sam Gary once a month on Sundays and rotate between fiction, nonfiction, and reader’s choice selections! All meetings will take place in the Sam Gary Branch Meeting Room at 2 p.m. The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone, by Olivia Laing

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.denverlibrary.org/event/sam-gary-literary-0,

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

March 17

Gross Indecency traces the real-life trials of Oscar Wilde who, in 1895, was charged with “committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons.” This fascinating play uses real court transcripts and quotes of his three trials to help tell this powerful and poignant story. In early 1895, the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of Wilde’s young lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, left a card at Wilde’s club bearing the phrase “posing somdomite.” Wilde sued the Marquess for criminal libel. In…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.FirehouseTheaterCompany.com,

Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Sleeping Beauty Suite

March 18

Ballet Ariel infuses new life into an ages-old tale. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is an original and fanciful production flawlessly danced by Ballet Ariel’s professional company. Choreographed by Director Ilena Norton and her creative team, the Sorcerer’s Apprentice will beguile children of all ages, introducing them to the enduring art of ballet in an exciting and delightful afternoon spent with a bumbling apprentice, dancing goblins and pot and pans spinning out of control. Inspired by the ages-old tale, Ballet Ariel performs…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.balletariel.org,

Ink Mixer

March 24

After the MoPrint Studio Tours, stop by Ink Lounge for some adult beverages where you’re invited to continue to celebrate Denver’s Month of Printmaking. You’ll get the chance to meet many of the studio owners from the tours that day and poke around Ink Lounge’s screenprinting and workshop studio. Did we mention free adult beverages and snacks provided. #MoPrint2018

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.moprint.org/ink-mixer/,

Denver Concert Band Presents “Up and Away” – Music to make your spirit soar!

March 25

The Denver Concert Band has invited Tim Hudson to be our guest artist for our February 25, 2018 concert with the theme “Up and Away.” Tim will offer an uplifting solo in collaboration with the Denver Concert Band. Tim is a Yamaha performing artist, Summit Recording Artist, plays with the Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass. He is an accomplished college professor and on the board of directors for the International Trumpet Guild. The band will perform a number of elevating…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: denverconcertband.org, www.lonetreeartscenter.org/shows
April 2018

Inside the Orchestra for Adults

April 5

Join Inside the Orchestra at the McNichols Building for a truly magical evening. From the first clink of your glass to the last musical note, you’ll never know what’s going to happen next. Delight in delicious food by Y.Lo Epicure, craft beer by Strange Craft Beer Co. and more, wine, fantastical silent and live auctions, prizes, and the magic of music during this special fundraising event. All proceeds bring Inside the Orchestra programs to children with the highest need.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Charity Event
Website: insidetheorchestra.org/isoforadults,
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