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April 2022

Heart Richard

April 8 - April 30

Heart Richard is a world premiere comedy about Richard III enthusiasts, Victorian undergarments, and the lying liars that make theater. Heart Richard is a world premiere comedy about Richard III enthusiasts, Victorian undergarments, and the lying liars that make theater. Based, in part, on the discovery of Richard’s body under a parking lot ten years ago and influenced by Shakespeare’s play, this production explores art as propaganda and questions our tumultuous relationship to history. Taking place at an ill-fated meeting…

Categories: Arts and Culture, History
Website: www.buntport.com,

Musical Storytime: Free for All!

April 9

Classic children’s stories, “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” and “Tortoise and the Hare” are set to music with narration. Presented by professional musicians from the Front Range Chamber Players at Montview Presbyterian Church. Free admission! Front Range Chamber Players is an organization of professional musicians since 1985. Traditionally concerts have been held in Ft. Collins, but we are bringing fabulous classical music to Denver, and will present concerts on the 2nd Saturday of the month at Montview Presbyterian Church in…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.frontrangechamberplayers.org,

36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards

April 19

Join us for the 36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards celebrated at the History Colorado Center. Join us for the 36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards celebrated at the History Colorado Center. Every year, History Colorado recognizes five outstanding historic preservation and archaeology projects from across Colorado. All are welcomed to attend and we look forward to another great year of preservation.

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=36th-annual-stephen-h-hart-awards-2;instance=20220419170000,

Art on Penn: Let’s Paint the Titanic

April 21

Join us for this fun art-making activity, and create your own painting of the Titanic at night. In this hands-on program you will work with instructor, Amy Marsh, to create your own painting of Titanic At Night. Amy will walk you through the art-making process, helping you feel confident and creative. Plus you’ll finish the evening with your very own painting.  This is a hybrid program, you can chose to join in-person or virtually. 

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15436/t/tickets,

Kim Putnam and Elaine Ricklin with Alicia Bailey and Melinda Laz in the North Gallery

April 21 - May 15

NOW SHOWING April 21 – May 15, 2022 Kim Putnam and Elaine Ricklin with Alicia Bailey and Melinda Laz in the North Gallery Opening Reception: Saturday, April 23 | 3 – 5pm First Friday: May 6 KIM PUTNAM DREAMSCAPES Perception is the culmination of a six-year journey exploring the objectification of the female form, this exhibition is the final chapter of that exploration. I focus on the things we, as women, do to ourselves to change peoples’ perception of us;…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: sparkgallery.com,

Kirkland Museum Presents Innovative Prints by Viennese Artists Lecture

April 23

Join Kirkland Museum and scholar Barbara Thompson to learn about Viennese printmakers and their journal, Ver Sacrum! See the exhibition in person and enjoy an intimate conversation with Barbara Thompson and curatorial staff from Kirkland Museum. Attendance is extremely limited with tickets available on a first come basis. Refreshments will not be provided at this event.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures and Classes
Website: www.eventbrite.com/e/in-person-lecture-innovative-prints-by-viennese-artists-registration-246803916157,

Día del Niño Celebration/Free Day at the Denver Art Museum

April 24

Visit the Denver Art Museum April 24 and join us in celebrating the Denver Art Museum’s 20th annual Día del Niño (Day of the Child). Enjoy FREE general admission all day and special performances and activities! Día del Niño in the Golden Triangle Creative District includes free admission to the Denver Art Museum as well as the Center for Colorado Women’s History, the History Colorado Center, and Clyfford Still Museum. Museum tickets, including free days, are currently managed for capacity.…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/free-day-april-24-2022,

May 2022

AAPI Wellness Day: A Space for Generational Healing

May 7

Join us for a half-day event to celebrate joy, reclamation, resilience, and activism through Asian diasporic practices that address the somatic, mental, and spiritual scars in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Join us for a half-day event to celebrate joy, reclamation, resilience, and activism through Asian diasporic practices that address the somatic, mental, and spiritual scars in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Different vendors, practitioners, healers, performers, artists, and speakers will offer an exploration into how…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=aapi-wellness-day-a-space-for-generational-healing;instance=20220507100000,

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

May 8

Using a humorous storytelling format, Foxy and Shmoxy help young children access and experience artworks in unique ways. These two witty foxes solve mysterious cases involving artworks in the galleries. Bring the whole family to the museum to help Foxy and Shmoxy solve an art mystery. You’ll have two chances to see the Foxes in action: at 10:30 and 11:30 am. Included in museum admission, which is free for DAM members and kids 18 and younger.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Kids and Families
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/foxy-shmoxy-may-2022,

Free Day at the DAM

May 10

Visit the Denver Art Museum on Tues., May 10, and enjoy FREE general admission for all and extended evening hours and programs! Museum tickets, including free days, are currently managed for capacity. Please visit our ticketing site for additional details. For information on exhibitions on view on this day, visit https://www.denverartmuseum.org/en/exhibitions. Free Days at the DAM are made possible by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums--Free Days
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/free-day-may-10-2022,

Ben Roy (HBO, TruTV) At Denver Comedy Underground! Plus Free Pizza

May 13

Ben Roy headlines Denver’s Best Comedy Club! Come see Underground Comedy and Get Free Pizza! Denver Comedy Underground, Denver’s best comedy club, is located under the Althea Center and is one of the best things to do in Denver- we bring you the best comedy every week!   If you aren’t familiar with Ben Roy, he’s been taking comedy audiences by storm since 2004, bringing an unparalleled energy and unique voice to the stage. Often compared to Lewis Black or…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/16751/t/tickets,

Community conversations with “The Holly” author Julian Rubenstein and Terrance Roberts

May 21

Join KGNU for a Community Conversation with Julian Rubenstein, author of “The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun, and the Struggle to Save an American Neighborhood, Saturday, May 21, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at The Buell Media Center, 2101 Arapahoe St. Denver, Since its release in May 2021, the book “The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun, and the Struggle to Save an American Neighborhood” has sparked controversy amongst Denver residents and city officials. This community dialogue will center on themes from the book…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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Dear Evan Hansen

May 31 - June 5

Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Dear Evan Hansen has struck a chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Entertainment
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/dear-evan-hansen,

June 2022

Art on Penn: Summertime Sip & Craft

June 4

Enjoy a cocktail while crafting your own masterpiece at the Molly Brown House Museum It is a well-known fact that Margaret Brown traveled to many places throughout the world. From New York to India, Paris to Moscow, she visited dozens of places over the course of her life, often picking up artifacts, art and inspiration along the way. One of the most striking and prominent examples of this in her house at 1340 Pennsylvania Street in Denver is that of…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/16919/t/tickets,

House Museum Book Club

June 5

Join the Center for Colorado Women’s History and the Molly Brown House Museum online or in-person for a collaborative book club hosted by two treasured historic Denver house museums. Join the Center for Colorado Women’s History and the Molly Brown House Museum online or in-person for a collaborative book club hosted by two treasured historic Denver house museums. We chose six titles to read and discuss in 2022. On June 5th at 12:30 PM, we will discuss The Queen of…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=house-museum-book-club-11;instance=20220605123000?popup=1,

Through the Looking Glass

June 10

Keep your eyes and ears open all night long for games, activities, and entertainment that’s curiouser and curiouser than you can imagine. Through the Looking Glass will take place on Friday, June 10th at Mile High Station. Play games, enjoy interactive Wonderland character experiences, and more. The price of admission includes a variety of delectable delights, including games, food, drinks from Strange Craft Beer Company and The Family Jones, live auction, and a wonderland of entertainment from Circus Foundry &…

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

RiNo Showcase Music & Arts Festival

June 11

All day music & arts festival featuring over 100 local artists, live music, food trucks, craft cocktails, live painting, yard games, and so much more! RiNo Showcase is back and we’re bigger and better than ever! This year we’re taking it to the next level! Our all day even will feature over 100 visual artists, small businesses , and local vendors on June 11th! We’ll have 8 of Denver’s best up and coming bands and musicians, DJs, fire dancers, live…

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

Down To Earth Days 2022 Car Show

June 12

Down To Earth and Drift Colorado presents the Fifth Annual Down To Earth Days. This lifestyle event will be based upon Down To Earths goal of improving the car scene and bringing our large gear-head family together. FEATURES: – Drift Show by professional drivers – Live burnout exhibition – Two-Step competition – Food Trucks – Top Notch Vendors – Rocksford Fosgate DJ – Giveaways – Hands-on Vendor Booths TROPHIES: There will be 15 trophies to win in the classes: **Do…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Sports
Website: tickets.thefoat.com/downtoearth/event-39092,

“First Look” Kim Robards Dance

June 18

First Look is the exciting reveal of an original Robards’ masterwork-in-progress “Ukraine”. The program includes an array of newly created works by Ms. Robards exemplifying the signature elements of technical prowess, athletic drive, relentless energy, and her works’ transformational power. The performance features the premiere of a stirring new work “Ukraine” whose creation is supported in part by The National Endowment for the Arts. Performances will also include the presentation of the powerful and poignant “Aurora”, a work dedicated to…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.axs.com/events/436709/kim-robards-dance-first-look-tickets ,

INSPIRE Gala

June 23

Enjoy an evening of food, drinks, community-building, live performances, and original cinematic projections. Our goal is to have these attendees donate to our Conservatory’s Scholarship Fund. We are holding a gala on Thursday, June 23rd at the Pavilions at Central Park. This evening will be free of admission and will provide food, drinks, community-building, live performances, and original cinematic projections. Our hope is that this event will draw a crowd of people who are passionate about supporting the arts and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Charity Event
Website: www.dance2b.com/scholarship-opportunities,
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